IMPERIAL RED ALE   ABV 7.5% Fermentables: 2-Row, Vienna, Red X, CaraMunich Hops: Columbus, Mosaic, Simcoe Hydra Slayer is in the vain of a double IPA, with a firm but well-integrated bitterness. The striking deep red color is achieved through a combination of German Vienna and “Red X” malts, with a touch of caramel malt for enhanced color and sweetness. …


IPA    ABV  6.9% Fermentables: 2-Row, Wheat, CaraWheat Hops: Columbus, Citra, Amarillo Juicy, citrusy hops. Soft malted wheat. Inspiration from Coheed and Cambria. This beer is special to us.


Shadowgraff – Beer/Cider Hybrid (5.9%) [IBU 9] Fermentables: 2-row, CaraMunich, Apple Cider Hops: Cascade From homebrewersassociation.org – The Origins of Graf: As the story goes, graf was a fantastical, apple-based beer that appeared in the popular Stephen King series The Dark Tower. The specifics of graf aren’t discussed in detail, other than the incorporation of apples and malt in a …


Hoppy Wheat ABV (6.5%) IBU 40 PCBW collaboration with Mindful Brewing Co.


Old Tenderfoot

OLD ALE   ABV 8.9%  IBU 44 Fermentables: 2-Row Pale, Munich, Crystal Hops: Horizon, Goldings This hefty ale was destined for Wigle straight whiskey barrels. We’ll get back to that thought in 6 to 12 months… In the meantime, sip on some of the unaged version. It’s rich and full-bodied with intense caramel and toffee flavors. Or is it flavours?


Imperial IPA     ABV 9.3%  IBU 75 Fermentables: 2-Row, Honey Malt, CaraPils, Flaked Oats Hops: Columbus, Chinook, Cascade, Centennial, Crystal, Meridian, Amarillo There’s too much going on here to call it a mere Double. This Imperial IPA incorporates 7 different hops varieties at a rate of more than 4.5 pounds per barrel. There’s also a ton of malt at …


IMPERIAL STOUT  ABV 10.3%  IBU 61 Aged just a little more than a year in a Wigle Straight Wheat barrel. Plus a bit of chocolate and vanilla for a finishing touch. “The hands that threaten doom…”


OATMEAL STOUT   ABV 6.0%  IBU 30 Fermentables: 2-Row, Black Malt, Roasted Barley, CaraMunich, Victory, Oats Hops: Horizon, Willamette Really, quite a traditional stout. The English yeast and the oats leave the beer with a soft, full, silky mouthfeel. And the dark malts provide a roasty, chocolatey flavor with a bit of coffee-like bitterness. And what the heck is “Earthside”? …


PALE ALE    ABV 6.0%  IBU 26 Fermentables: 2-Row Pale, UK Munich, UK Crystal Hops: Goldings Wartime Novelty is an English style pale ale, fermented with an English yeast strain that provides subtle apple and pear-like flavors. The Goldings hops accentuate the fruit flavors and aromas, evoking notes of orange marmalade, tobacco, and tea with honey. Bitterness is restrained. And …


Hoppy Belgian Amber 7.4% ABV 50 IBU Fermentables: 2-row, Munich, CaraMunich, Special B, Brown Sugar Hops: Cascade, Columbus We brewed this beer in collaboration with Full Pint Brewing Co. and Hops On Lots Pgh (HOLP), which is a local urban hops growing initiative. This year marked the initial planting for HOLP, so there wasn’t a useable crop for our brew. …


Double Coffee Ale (8.0%) [IBU 33] Fermentables: 2-Row Pale, Vienna, Crystal, Flaked Barley, Lactose Hops/Spices: Horizon, Goldings, Coffee This is the amped up version of our coffee ale, Cold Drip City. And like the original, it starts out as a golden to light amber ale, which we infuse with a strong cold-brewed coffee after fermentation. The base beer is designed …



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In The Tank, Out The Tank (Vol. 3)

Turns out I was three for three on my predictions. We did, indeed, brew Good Tidings Belgian Christmas Ale, Chocolate Town Cream Stout, and Collapsium Barleywine. They will almost certainly be released in that order, beginning with Good Tidings on the first Wednesday in December. Barley Storm, our Winter Warmer, continues to rest patiently in the fermenter. It’s a big …