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Craft & Micro Brews

What is an Ale?

These beers use yeast that ferments at the top of the fermentation vessel.

and typically at higher temperatures than lager yeast (60 to 75 degrees F) resulting in a quicker

fermentation period (7 to 8 days). Ale yeast are known to produce “fruity” aromas ranging from

 apple, pear, pineapple, grass, hay, plum and prunes.

What is a Pale Ale?

It is of British origin and this style is  now popular world wide. Bitterness can range

from lightly floral to pungent. American versions tend to be a cleaner taste and more malty,

aromatic and balanced.

What is a Pilsner?

This beer popularized the lager style of beer with their crispness and golden, clear appearance.

Czech and German brewers first explored this style that typically features a rich, malt flavor

balanced with noble hop flavor that contribute to the crisp, dry, refreshing finish.

What is a Stout?

As mysterious as they look, stouts are typically dark brown to pitch black in color.

A common profile among stouts, but not in all cases, is the use of roasted barley

which lends a dry roasted flavor that can range from burnt to coffee to chocolate.

Pale Ale: Sam Adams, Bass, Sierra Nevada Pale, Boulevard Pale,

Schlafly APA,

IPA: Boulevard Single Wide IPA, Goose Island IPA, Long Hammer IPA,

Breckenridge 471 IPA, Samuel Smiths IPA,

Pilsner: Warsteiner Pilsner, Becks Pilsner, St Pauli Girl Pilsner,

New Belgium Blue Paddle, Pilsner Urquell, Scrimshaw, Bit Burger, Weihenstephaner

Wheat: Samuel Adams Summer Ale, Kellesweis, Goose Island 312, Boulevard Wheat,

New Belgium Sunshine Wheat, Blue Moon, Schlafy Hef. Wheat, Shock Top, Bells Oberon Ale

 Stout: Breckenridge Oatmeal Stout,  Tommy Knocker, Samuel Adams Cream, Young’s Oatmeal

Porter: Breckenridge Vanilla, Anchor, Sierra Nevada