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Beer Releases 2/1/2017


Brewed with 100% Galaxy hops, it’s overflowing with notes of citrus, peach and passion fruit.  It’s brewed for the hopped at heart. We’re not kidding when we say we have no remorse for the heavy-handed use of Galaxy hops in this mouth-watering Imperial IPA. The Tropical island aromas smack you in the nose, lifting you far away to another destination of flavor. Go ahead, take that journey you’ve been wishing for.


Maharaja is derived from the sanskrit words mahat, meaning “great”, and rajan, meaning “king”. Much like its namesake, this imperial IPA is regal, intense and mighty. With hops and malts as his servants, he rules both with a heavy hand. The Maharaja flaunts his authority over a deranged amount of hops: tangy, vibrant and pungent along with an insane amount of malted barley – fashioning a dark amber hue and exquisite malt essence. Welcome to his kingdom!

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This 4.5% ABV Belgian-style ale is a refreshing golden ale with notes of apple, pear and banana. Reminiscent of Merry Monks with a more sessionable ABV

Abita Andygator Helles Doppelbock


Abita Andygator®, a creature of the swamp, is a unique, high-gravity brew made with pilsner malt, German lager yeast, and German Perle hops. Unlike other high-gravity brews, Andygator® is fermented to a dry finish with a slightly sweet flavor and subtle fruit aroma. Reaching an alcohol strength of 8% by volume, it is a Helles Doppelbock.


All-day IPA now in 19.2 oz cans! Now you can really go all day!

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A hoppy attitude and a mouthful of dynamic flavors give this IPA a big personality. Assertive, fruit-forward hops with aromas of orange blossom and pineapple mingle with flavors of wet pine and sweet malt with a dry finish.


An exotic duet, this cider combines the juices from both prickly pear cacti and pineapples. Tickling the tongue, each sip brings forward a light and sweet taste like a refreshing pina colada. Satisfy those fruit forward senses with Wyder’s Prickly Pineapple

17676 Troegs - Perpetual - Can Design KO

At Tröegs, artisanal meets mechanical in a state of IPA we call Perpetual. Cycling through our HopBack vessel and dry-hopping method, this bold Imperial Pale Ale emerges rife with sticky citrus rind, pine balm and tropical fruit.


Our signature Scottish Ale is the beer we’ve brewed the longest and is our best-selling bottle world-wide. We brew it from 100% Scottish Optic and Crystal barley malts for a nutty, biscuit character, balanced with a subtle spiciness from Challenger and Goldings hops for an all-around satisfying beer.

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A deep royal purple color hints at the lush berry fruit flavors to come. Aroma of fresh picked raspberry & blackberry with a whiff of clean malt, all work in concert to mask the coming wave of tartness. On first sip, you may very well think this is a fruit smoothie, but then it hits you. An impressively tart kick right in the cranial nerve. Mouthwateringly delicious, fruity, and refreshing

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Beer Releases 1/26/2017


A medium-light body and a freshly-ground caramel malt flavor with no bitterness. The combination of American caramel malt and the finest Kent Goldings hops from England add an inviting “noble” flavor


The deep ebony color, voluptuous mahogany head and bold, roasty flavors in our Barney Flats Oatmeal Stout are what serious beer drinkers expect from this style.  Aromas of freshly baked bread, espresso, and dried cherries meld seamlessly with rich toffee flavors and a creamy mouth feel to create an unparalleled drinking experience.

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Aloha Traveler is an American craft wheat ale made with real pineapple for a refreshingly vibrant drinking experience. Aloha Traveler welcomes you to taste the tropic



A refreshing citrus ale, Tangerine Wheat combines our Lost Coast Harvest Wheat with natural Tangerine flavors. Brewed with a combination of wheat and crystal malts and finished with Perle hops.


A refreshing watermelon ale that combines our Harvest Wheat with natural watermelon essence for exemplary aromatics while maintaining a light, crisp and refreshing flavors. Brewed with a combination of wheat and crystal malts; unfiltered


Enjoy a SoCal summer year round with Tangerine Soul Style IPA. This delectable brew is a one-way ticket to taste bud paradise. Relax and take in the brilliant golden orange color and fresh aroma of effervescent tangerine and orange. Tangerine zest carries throughout, accented by bright, flowery tropical flavors and a sweet finish. Brewed with American caramel malts and a blend of Simcoe, Citra and Cascade hops, this is a beautiful brew to behold.


A light American classic from our local friends at North High, Live the North High life!


For those mornings when you have to cut right to the chase, this is the one. Sure to blast through just about anything still lingering from the night before, this mouthful of Hops and huge rich Malt has a guarantee built right into the name!


Macchiato is made with pale, caramel, chocolate, and roasted malts. Oats and lactose are added to give the beer a more robust and sweeter taste. The sweetness of the lactose helps balance the bitterness of the brew just like in the coffee drink, which is our inspiration. The roasted malts give the beer its dark color as well as its intense flavor and aroma. Willamette hops are added to balance out the sweetness of the malts. Finally, PJ’s Coffee espresso dolce beans are added to the aging tank. This gives the beer a strong coffee flavor and aroma that compliments the existing flavors of the malt.


Double IPA with Australian hops

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Dry hopped lager from Brazil


To see the hop cone up close, we zoomed in microscopic, and found a hi-res view. In Hi-Resolution, the hop optic was magnified; our perception, fully amplified. It’s microscopic. It’s telescopic. It’s off-topic. It’s Mad Science.



Kick back and crank it up as we’ve done all the brewing…the we being us and the special guest appearances of two heavy hitters in the indie craft beer industry: New Mexico’s Marble and Colorado’s Odell. Credited with 58 years of brewing chops, our trio built their wheat ale foundation on the classic “C” hops. Then, we rocked a pure hop triad of “M” hops to achieve a supercharged succession of orange, tangerine, lemon, lime, spice and dankness. The undulating riffs of Motueka, Mosaic and Mandarina Bavaria hops slash through the wheat haze with equal footing, never playing over one another. The cacophony of flavor is what fans would expect with a name like Megawheat. So join us as we forge ahead on a path that directly leads to the main stage…and then off the front of it, into the crowd!



Pat-ASK-ala? Pata-SKALA? Pa-TASK-a-la? While those in the know favor the third pronunciation, no matter how you say it, this is a unique red IPA. The beer was first brewed in September 2015 to support music and arts education programs in Pataskala, Ohio, where Stone co-founder Greg Koch grew up. People there loved it, so we added the beer to our seasonal lineup. The deep crimson hue is courtesy of a fairly new special German malt variety by BESTMALZ called Red X. Dry-hopped with Mosaic, Cascade and Amarillo hops, this beer is incredibly citrus-forward, rounded out with biscuit and toffee notes. We think you’ll find this red IPA to be quite deliciously satisfying, no matter how you choose to pronounce it.



Bomb! is an imperial stout aged on espresso beans, chocolate, vanilla beans, and ancho chile peppers. All the flavors meld to create a truly unique beer. The peppers add just the right amount of heat to compliment the intense coffee and chocolate flavors.


Barrel-Aged Bible Belt, a 12 percent ABV imperial stout brewed with cacao nibs, chili peppers, coffee and vanilla beans before being aged in Heaven Hill whiskey barrels for between seven and nine months. As the name suggests, the base beer is Bible Belt, a 13 percent imperial stout first released in 2014 that combines Evil Twin’s Even More Jesus imperial stout (12 percent ABV) and the same spices and other adjuncts that are used in Prairie’s Bomb!



This hauntingly good brew in your hand is rife with dark complexities. Eleven malts were used to create deep flavors of coffee, chocolate, caramel, and molasses. A hint of bitterness and herbal character from carefully selected American hops help support the monolithic maltiness of Dark Apparition. After a month of conditioning in stainless steel, the beer was transferred into bourbon barrels. For 8 months, Dark Apparition waited patiently in oak barrels until the time was right to spring forth with its ghostly gusto. A truly decadent brew that is intended to be poured into your favorite snifter and given time to warm up from its dark and cold resting place. Be aware when in the presence of Dark Apparition ’cause this ghost is a creeper.

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The American IPA is a more flavorful, intense IPA. Hops are typically American, as in this case, with the Three-C combo of Citra, Centennial and Cascade exhibiting bright, juicy citrus flavors.

This hearty brew is full of rich malty character inspired by the red ales of Ireland. We use caramel malts for a deep, smooth malt backbone and balance them with earthy English hops for a comforting and satisfying brew.

Miracle Mike and his bulldog stopped by a strange planet and planted the Clown Shoes flag there. That’s when they realized they were standing on a gigantic orange in outer space. They were just as baffled as you are now. We brewed this IPA with citrusy hops and orange zest for the occasion. Next time you look up into the night sky, look out for a spectacular light show: The Aurora Orangealis.


Cream ale brewed with whole bean coffee



The complex flavors of Belgium dazzle the palate with hints of candy sugar, spices, and the warmth of Alcohol. Watch your step: at 10.2% abv this quaffable Belgian Styled Triple may send you on an unexpected trip.


Bigfoot is a beast of a beer, brimming with bold flavors of bittersweet malt and heaps of aggressive whole-cone Pacific Northwest hops. First introduced in the winter of 1983, Bigfoot is a cult-classic beer brewed in the barleywine style, meaning a strong, robust, bruiser of a beer with the refined intensity of a wine. Bigfoot is prized by beer collectors for its supreme cellarability. Under the proper conditions, it can age like a fine wine, developing new flavors and character as it matures in the bottle. Each new release or “expedition” is vintage dated. Collect your own and see the flavors develop and progress


Irish Ale, Boulevard’s early spring seasonal beer, is our Midwestern tribute to the legendary red ales of old Ireland. Our recipe combines six kinds of pale and roasted barley malts to provide a rich, toasty flavor and tawny reddish hue.


The coffee’s dark cherry flavors and spicy undertones weave into the rich milky sweet stout like a chocolate-covered espresso bean melting on your tongue. Bitter then sweet. Sweet then bitter. It’s bittersweet.


Starting with six different hop varietals added to the brew kettle & culminating with a massive dry-hop addition of Simcoe hops, Bell’s Hopslam Ale possesses the most complex hopping schedule in the Bell’s repertoire.

Selected specifically because of their aromatic qualities, these Pacific Northwest varieties contribute a pungent blend of grapefruit, stone fruit and floral notes. A generous malt bill and a solid dollop of honey provide just enough body to keep the balance in check, resulting in a remarkably drinkable rendition of the Double India Pale Ale style.

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Beer’s to eat Turkey to


Thanksgiving is quickly approaching  , and as we are all rushing to the grocery to fight for that last can of cranberry sauce. I’m sure you could use a drink after. It’s within this article that I’ll be highlighting some gems that will go nicely with the turkey that you spent all day making just to have little Billy refuse  to eat.
Farmhouse Ale/Saison

A beer style that is panned by most, the Saison fits in nicely at the Thanksgiving table it’s notes of citrus and pepper pairing well with the rich flavors that adorn your feasting table.  The bright fizz of this beer style also helps to cut through the fatty nature of some of our festive favorites.

Recommended beers for the occasion:

  • Hennepin- Ommegang
  • Captain Stardust- Yellow springs Brewery
  • Woodthrush- Little Fish


Savory is the focus on Thanksgiving, rather it is mounds of mashed potatoes  with rivers of gravy or walls of stuffing that enclose a pile of turkey.  We all love all of these delicious flavors so it’s not too surprising that at some point throughout the day we find ourselves wanting something sweet.  The Belgian Quad is a perfect beer to sate that wants with warm waves of alcohol that are softened by complex notes of spice and stone fruit.  I will warn you, though, your mid-day nap  from all the food is guaranteed with this beer style
Recommendations for the occasion:

  • Stoaked- Upland
  • Brother Thelonious- North Coast


  • Abt12- St Bernardus

Imperial Stout

Living in Ohio we all know that November is a fickle month that tends to quickly fall cold and harsh. So what better beer to warm yourself with at the dinner table than a big ole stout. The nice roasted and chocolate character will pair well with that third plate of Aunt Petunia’s stuffing
Recommendations for the occasion:

  • Old Rasputin- North Coast
  • Ten Fidy – Oskar Blues
  • Narwhal- Sierra Nevada

Scotch Ale

Packing complex flavors of Bread Pudding, Toffee, and  Caramel,  It is no surprise you’d want to add this beer style to the dessert table.  Rather it’s a 40 Shilling or a wee Heavy, the scotch ale is a wonderful beer to be enjoyed by anyone who has enough room left to try it.

Recommendations for the occasion:

  • Outta Kilter- Hopping Frog
  • Dirty Bastard-Founders
  • Claymore- Great Divide
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Amber Waves of Grain (A deeper look into Amber Ales)


As leaves begin to turn brown and crunch beneath our feet, our beer tastes begin to shift from the crisp, light beverages of hot summer days to the deeper, darker drinks that offer more comfort. When the sun sets too soon and the evenings turn chilly; the rich, malty embrace and glorious color of our fall beers warm us like an old sweatshirt. Autumn is the perfect time for amber ales.

The amber ale’s rich, malt-forward profile calls forth descriptors of caramel, toffee, biscuit, and occasional sweetness. If you find yourself more of a fan of hops worry not, as hoppy beers can be found in this autumnal style as well.

I’ll be covering a number of amber-style ales in this article to enlighten you on a few that perhaps you may have overlooked and hope to encourage you to revisit ones you have forgotten.
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