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New Beers 10/28/2016


A new take on a classic beer, this bottle overflows with notes of vanilla, caramel and ginger flavors. all coalescing into a maelstrom of flavor and wonderment.

Narwhal is a truly magical beer by itself , the addition of red and black currants elevate this autumnal treat to an entirely different level. All of this flavor is then laid out on the board that is bourbon barrel aging for a truly delectable experience.


Pennyrile Pale Ale is brewed with Mosaic and Citra hops, delivering big aromas and flavors of tropical fruit, juicy orange, and pine. The medium malt body helps carry the wide range of hop character, without overwhelming.


This Helles is pure intensity in beer form. From its forceful aroma of the fruity essences of pears apples and grapes to a character hinting at anise, pepper, vanilla and fruits gilded in a powdered sugary glaze, it seems only natural that this hard hitter’s alcohol by volume is a hearty 14%. Its taste is slightly hoppy, lightly fizzy with a luxuriant and velvety texture – a beer for your cellar, if you can manage to resist its cognac-like dry finish and welcoming zest for long enough to allow it to age. Not that you have to – brewed only once a year on December 6, Helles is aged for a full 10 months before bottling. It may be hard to imagine doing much better than this golden, robustly toothsome brew, with few more years under its belt, it grows in complexity and nuance – proving that not only wine can age magnificently gracefully


To breathe in the scent of this vigorous crimson-colored brew is to be par to a sensory preview of its incredibly nuanced flavors, its strength and its warmth. A cloying sweetness of this potent bier (14% abv, to be exact) reveals a spectrum of complex and satisfying tastes — perfect if savored now or stored for a period of time while its forceful flavor grows in nuance and subtlety. It’s an extraordinary synergy of scent and taste, with light malty notes of vanilla, apple cider, toffee, chocolate, oak, and a spirited suggestion of matured brandy, sherry and port in its character. This intense flavor is lightened at the finish by a pronounced glow of peppery liquor, for a flavor that lingers long after each sip of this exceptionally thick and glossy satin body.


The newest edition to the Samichlaus line up is a Schwarzbier. Also brewed on December 6th, and aged for 10 months, Schwarzbier means “black beer” in German. It has flavors of spicy rye, dark oak and subtle smoke that balances quite nicely with more bittering and aroma hops than in prior versions of Samichlasus. Bittersweet and complexity is what this new amazing recipe is all about.


This unfiltered white ale has a unique and festive twist. Its crisp wheat character combines with warming holiday spices like cinnamon, nutmeg, and orange peel for a flavorful yet refreshing brew that’s perfect for the season.


German brewers were onto something centuries ago when they created rich bock beers for the winter. Our version is spiced with cinnamon, ginger, and orange peel for a deep flavor and malty finish that will warm you on a cold winter’s night.



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