Secret Rituals: This New England-style IPA combines Vic Secret, Citra, and Nelson Sauvin hops to form bold tropical flavors.
Florida Cracker: The Cracker Cowboys of Florida were colonial-era settlers, often of Scots-Irish descent, who arrived in Florida when Spain traded their territory of La Florida to the English. The term Cracker in Florida usage relates to the whip these “cow hunters” used to herd cattle in Florida’s Palmetto Prairies. Called Quaqueros by the Spanish, these hardy and hard working Cracker Cowboys helped to shape the history of Florida, the nation’s oldest cattle raising state. They brew Florida Cracker White Ale with unmalted wheat, orange peel and coriander and then ferment it with a Belgian yeast strain to give it a spicy and dry finish. Perfect for a warm day on the Palmetto Prairie.
Hop Rocket: This Imperial IPA has an assertive aroma of sticky, resinous Summit hops. A complex flavor profile includes notes of grapefruit, lemon peel, and spruce. Though the flavor focus is on hops, a trio of malts provides a balance to the beer, creating a delicious level of palatability. Hints of caramel, toffee and freshly-baked biscuits are also apparent in the flavor profile.
Psychedelic Cat Grass: Psychedelic Cat Grass is a triple dry hopped American India Pale Ale originally brewed for HopCat. Aromas of pineapple, mango, and grapefruit accompany the brews slightly hazy, pale orange color and lasting white head. A dry finish is preceded by balanced flavors of tropical fruit and bitter hops. Now this beer is most notably associated with our #WithoutDelayIPA project, where the beer is packaged, delivered, and served within 24 hours. This year, Psychedelic Cat Grass was packaged and distributed on Friday, May 25th.
30th Anniversary Cherry Stout Reserve: This version was brewed in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of our Cherry Stout, another specialty beer that was first brewed in 1988 as a nod to a local homebrew club in Kalamazoo, Michigan. It has grown to be one of the most anticipated beers we brew at the brewery every year.
Whiskey Barrel-Aged Cherry Stout: Aged for up to 12 months in whiskey barrels, our signature Cherry Stout evolves into something even more flavorful and complex. Notes of oak, vanilla and dark chocolate are intertwined with tart Michigan cherries in a stout that seduces the palate.
Fling: Strawberry Rhubarb mead made with Orange Blossom Honey. Semi-sweet and tart. Great chilled, try with a goat cheese salad or cheesecake.
Red Dress: This little number is sweet and sexy, just the right balance between the honey and the red currants. Enjoy this with a variety of complex dishes, like Durban curried chicken (a South African favorite), Moroccan lamb or Beef stew.
A Common Disaster: Semi-sweet and smokey pineapple mead with chipotle added. A collaboration with Scot Schaar, this mead took 1st place at the 2016 Mead Free or Die competition.
Little Apples: Semi-dry hard cider aged in Rye Whiskey barrels.
Citra Citra Citra: Triple IPA brewed with - you guessed it - Citra hops.
Tangerine Haze: Juicy dry-hopped sour ale with tangerine.
Aun Mas a Jesus: Imperial stout aged on Brandy barrels.
Every Day Once a Day Give Yourself an IPA: Double dry-hopped imperial IPA brewed with lactose and vanilla extract added.
Lost Souls: New England-style IPA.
Some People Are Immune to Good Advice: Imperial stout aged in maple barrels and Bourbon barrels.
Aestas: Sour ale aged in oak with sea salt, coriander, strawberry, and cucumber. Sounds deliciously refreshing!
Pineapple Tangerine Fruitsicle: Juicy, fruity, slightly tart ale brewed with lactose, Pineapple and Tangerines added.
Perseverance: The hop bitterness, tropical citrus notes, and strong malt backbone combined with inviting sessionability make this IPA a beer that could only be brewed in Detroit.
Chianti Classico Riserva 2013: At Marchesi Antinori we trace our ancestral roots to the Chianti Classico area where our philosophy of quality and passion in winemaking has been expressed for 26 generations. This wine, produced in their innovative Chianti Classico winery, confirms and renews our love and connection with this territory.
Charles Thomas Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2015: The wine is produced from vineyards located in the town of Orange, Sorgues, Courthezon and Chateauneuf-du-Pape. The soil is made of rolled pebbles, limestone, red clay, grey clay and sand.
Charles Thomas Chateauneuf-du-Pape rouge displays a deep garnet red color. On the nose it reveals a bouquet of small red berries and hints of spices. The palate is round, full and rich.
Chillwave: Inspired by the North Coast’s dedicated (and sometimes chilly) surf community, our Double IPA will melt the ice in your beard and never lose its balance.
Scrumpy: Scrumpy is an old English term for a farmhouse cider. Theirs is made simply from the organic apples with their naturally occurring wild yeast, grown in their orchards. The same orchards that have been in their family for over 150 years.
This original estate cider has a fresh and juicy apple aroma and leaves a crisp and clean finish.
Passion Fruit IPA: Passion Fruit IPA delivers a juicy, tropical hop character with a tart finish and features fabulous art from our Portland Pub’s resident chalk artist.
Big Bad Baptist Reserve: The best of the best of the best... of Big Bad Baptist. That’s what Epic Brewing cofounder Dave Cole had in mind when he and his team came up with the idea for Big Bad Baptist Reserve.
Cole and his team took the brewery’s most legendary beer and carefully hand selected a limited number of the most perfect barrels, some rum and some whiskey, from the different batches and projects of the 2017/2018 “Baptist Season” and carefully blended what they thought was something special, a Big Bad Baptist of epic proportions. Then they dressed it in an all-black label that is as elegant as the beer in the bottle.
“There is no beer that is more Epic than Big Bad Baptist,” said Cole. “Over the years we have explored different ways to experiment with the flavors and qualities of the beer, through the use of different coffees, adjuncts and barrels like with this year’s coconut-driven Triple Barrel Big Bad Baptist. For the Big Bad Baptist Reserve, we wanted to explore something more subtle, more refined. By using barrels from all the projects and giving the beer a little extra time to mature, we found the perfect blend that’s balanced, silky and mind-blowingly good.”
The Reserve has only the choicest barrels of this year’s original version of Big Bad Baptist, plus beer from the best barrels from both the Baptista and Triple Barrel Baptist projects. That means it has the faintest touch of barrel-aged coconut, rum, and of course, copious amounts of artisanal coffee and cacao nibs. It does not, however, have any of the spices found in Baptista. It weighs in at 11.7% ABV and “hides every bit of it” according to Epic national sales manager Darin McGregor.
Just 600 cases of this extremely limited release were made and Big Bad Baptist Reserve will be released to limited markets throughout the United States starting in mid-April.
Oatsplosion: Brewed with an absurd amount of flaked oats of an equally silly amount of Citra and Mosaic hops, this IPA is bursting with juicy fruit flavors and silky smooth texture.
Mango Peach Dank Juice: New England IPA made with Mangos and Peaches. Sweet and juicy.
Robusta Nut: A heavy dose of cacao nibs gives this English porter a rich, dark chocolate flavor, and roasted coconut adds complexity and balance. A unique, robust and nutty seasonal brew.
Summer Shandy: Now in 16oz cans!
Iridescent: This beer was developed through extensive experimentation by their brewers with different combinations of dried fruits and spices, using Basis as the base beer. Iridescent is a refreshing blonde sour ale, with aromas of apricot and ginger that are followed by tart and tropical flavors after aging in wine barrels for 3-4 months. As the name implies, the flavor of this sour beer appears to change subtly with each sip.
Passion Pool: Gose-style ale brewed with passionfruit & sea salt.
Staff Magician: Hazy New England-style pale ale.
Imperial Peach Gose: Imperial Peach Gose has a noticeably sour aroma, with peach pulp, and tea-like notes of chamomile and cardamom. On the palate the strong acidity is balanced by the inherent sweetness of the peaches and the herbal nature of the extra ingredients. The finished beer is slightly cloudy, softly peach hued with a persistent white head and durable lacing thanks to a large portion of wheat in the grist.
The Psychic Laser: The third release in their Science is the Art Collection stays with their double IPA theme, but with a twist. They’ve moved away from their house ale yeast in favor of saison’s estery, earthy and spicy notes. They love the way these essential saison characteristics meld with the tropical, fruity, piney and citrusy notes from some of our favorite hops: Mosaic, Equanot, and Simcoe. All of this and some light malts? Blast. Off.
Rosa: A highly drinkable Golden Ale steeped with hibiscus, resulting in a natural tartness and slight pink hue.
Rainbow Seeker: Let this pineapple paradise in a can take you on a tropical ride. With hints of sage, this balanced semi-sweet hard cider is impactful in more ways than just quenching your thirst.
Cherry Fruitsicle: Juicy, fruity, slightly tart ale brewed with lactose, cherries added.
Hemperor HPA: Get ready: an exciting new offering that’ll change the way you think about hoppy beers is coming your way. The brewers at New Belgium have created a new style of IPA: The Hemperor HPA. With the popularity of hoppy beers, our brewers are always on the lookout for different hop varieties and the complexities and flavors new strains can bring. That’s where hemp comes into the picture. Without getting too nerdy, we found a unique way to recreate hemp terpene flavors in a beer, which complement the inclusion of hop flavors and hemp hearts (seeds) in a brand new, delicious way—not to mention this beer is extremely dank! The flavors and aromas are so unique that it’s a style unto itself, hence HPA®.
Dirty Blonde 19.2oz Stovepipes: Dirty Blonde is brewed to be a bright straw color, lightly sweet, with wheat added to create a crispness at the back of the palate. Crushed Orange Peel and Coriander are subtly added to the final stage of the hot side, which lend to the clean head aroma.
Oberon 5 Liter Mini-Kegs! You know the beer, now get this collectible keg while supplies last!
I'M PEACH: Who wants to kick fruit out of beer? Not us. When done right, adding orange or grapefruit or tangerine can contribute a deeper level of delicious complexity to the beer. In this case, peach was the perfect complement to enhance the substantial bill of hops in this double IPA. May its reign last more than a few terms.
Rubaeus (now in cans!): Optimizing the flavor of fresh raspberries, Rubaeus is Founders’ way of celebrating the joys of summer year-round. This stunning berry-red masterpiece is the perfect blend of sweet, tart and refreshing. No question about it, this beer is 100% Founders.
French 75: A twist on the classic, their French 75 is three distinct flavors which emerge in succession. First, aromatics of juniper, then Meyer lemon, tart but balanced with notes of spicy bergamot. Finally, their signature elderflower founds out the finish. Not too sweet, ambrosial, with a sublime cleansing effect. Crafted with brightness and balance in mind.
Rosé Lime: The perfect union of tropical fruits and zesty citrus. First, notes of passion fruit kissed with summer ripeness. Next, a juicy citrusy mid-note of ruby red grapefruit. Finally, a finish of Kaffir lime; tart, tropical, and refreshing. Crafted with brightness and balance in mind.
Honey Kolsch: Situated just across from 40 acres of Rogue hops, 119 colonies of bees were carefully kept and fed and the honey was uncapped, extracted, filtered and finally infused into a refreshing Kolsch Style Ale.
Strawberry Hard Cider: Deliciously self-explanatory.
Cart Horse New England IPA: We got another drop! Grab a few cans while supplies last.
Distinction Porto Special Reserve: This finest reserve blend celebrates the place of distinction occupied by the Croft family in the history of port. One of the founding port houses, Croft & Co. was established over three centuries ago in 1588. Its estate of Quinta da Roeda is one of the finest vineyards in the Douro Valley. This rich and full-bodied reserve port is aged to full maturity in oak vats.
2015 Amador County Old Vine Zinfandel: This Zinfandel is produced from selected lots of old vine Zinfandel. The vineyards produce small bunches and small berries; yielding a mellow, very enjoyable wine with intense aroma and flavors.
Monebuena Cuvée KPF Rioja: Spanish red blend.
Tres Ojos Garnacha: Garnacha from 40+ year old vines, fruit-focused (tart cherries and raspberries) with a nice background of briary, peppery, spiciness. Easy on the palate and an excellent companion to a wide range of dishes from pasta, burgers & pizza to roasts and hearty cheeses.
Cock of the Walk: The ultimate Michigan wine experience. A dynamic blend of Tempranillo, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Cabernet Sauvignon, Chambourcin, Chancellor Foch, deChaunac, and Rougeon makes it the perfect wine any time. The blending process of these varietals has imparted flavors of dark cacao, black cherry, cassis and vanilla bean complimented by smooth tannins for a silky yet fruity finish.
Syrah: This Syrah is sourced from select sites in the world class vineyards of the Colombia Valley. With new world fruit intensity in an elegant old world style, this Syrah bursts with ripe berry aromas. Oak aging for a minimum of 13 months lends finesse to the vanilla and brown sugar spice notes.
Double Lariat 2015 Cab Sauv: Jamieson Ranch Vineyards Double Lariat Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon represents a new milestone in red winemaking. Unlike the typical Cabernet Sauvignon, this bold, yet elegant, wine is both Barrel Fermented and Barrel Aged. Their winemaker takes this extra step of barrel fermentation to weave together notes of toasted oak, anise, chocolate and raspberry into a seamless and silky blend that finishes with waves of richness.
PLEASE NOTE: All of the below are rare items with a bottle limit.
120 Minute: Limit two bottles per customer while supplies last. Bottle limit is subject to decrease as supplies dwindle.
Clocking in at 15-20% , 120 Minute IPA is continuously hopped with a copious amount of high-alpha American hops throughout the boil and whirlpool, and then dry-hopped with another pallet of hops. Unfiltered and abundantly hoppy, it's the Holy Grail for hopheads!
Madeline: Limit one bottle per customer while supplies last.
Madeline is Schramm's boysenberry tribute to our favorite release to date. She plays well with others, but is great on her own. She was beautiful when born, but will continue to become more endearing with age. Boysenberries - named for their creator, Rudolf Boysen - are a cross between European Raspberry (Rubus idaeus), Common Blackberry (Rubus fruticosus), American Dewberry (Rubus aboriginum) and Loganberry, (which is itself a cross of Red Raspberry and Blackberry).
KBS: Yup, we got some more. Limit two bottles per customer while supplies last. Bottle limit subject to decrease as supplies dwindle.
What we’ve got here is an imperial stout brewed with a massive amount of coffee and chocolates, then cave-aged in oak bourbon barrels for an entire year to make sure wonderful bourbon undertones come through in the finish. Makes your taste buds squeal with delight. [Editor's Note: Your taste buds will literally emit a soft squeak. It's a bit disconcerting but totally worth it in our opinion.]
Hopstache: Hopstache is an American IPA brewed with real grapefruit zest. Made with Amarillo, Citra, and Simcoe hops, this beer has aromas of dank citrus and pine. An initial sweetness is balanced with flavors of grapefruit and zest. The finish is intense and dank with little bitterness.
Melt My Brain: Melt My Brain is an experimental Golden Ale brewed with coriander, juniper berries, limes and blended with Short’s made tonic water to create the tasting experience of drinking a gin and tonic cocktail. Delicate aromas of citrus and pine flow into bold bright flavors of sweet lime with a slightly sticky bitterness. Refreshing and clean, a tasty tonic effervescence provokes the palate for more.
Honey Lav: Their unsurpassable summer beer. An American wheat brewed with Michigan honey and full lavender flowers. A fresh and flavorful ale with a great balance between the floral lavender and sweet honey.
Brainless Passion: Belgian-style golden ale with passionfruit. Some funk and light tartness make this an absurdly refreshing beverage.
Oak & Orchard Pinot: Sour ale brewed with blueberry, boysenberry, cranberry, strawberry, and plum. Aged in Pinot Noir barrels.
Oak & Orchard Syrah: Sour ale brewed with blueberry, boysenberry, and black currant. Aged in Syrah barrels.
Oak & Orchard Plum: Dark sour with plum. Aged in whiskey barrels.
BFD: Beer For Drinking. It's an American Light Lager...probably.
Maui Mango: Shipyard Maui Mango is a light bodied wheat ale infused with Yerba Mate and Tiesta Tea Maui Mango blend. It has pronounced aromas of tropical fruit including pineapple and mango. The sweet malt aromatics complement the delicate yet slightly tart finish. Each 12 ounce beer contains the equivalent of one cup of tea.
Fireberry: Shipyard Fireberry is a classic wheat ale infused with Yerba Mate and Tiesta Tea Fireberry blend. It has aromas of pomegranate, cranberry, and raspberry complemented by subtle floral notes of hibiscus. This crisp, refreshing ale is moderately sweet from the pale and whole wheat malts, with a lingering tartness from the hibiscus and cranberries.
Green Zebra: Subtly sour and a little sweet, this ale is a refreshing take on a nearly extinct German style, gose. Watermelon is the highlight of this lightly-hopped treat and gives it a hint of satisfying juiciness. The soft mouthfeel and dry finish comes courtesy of the addition of sea salt, a traditional gose ingredient.
Pooltime ale: a refreshing Belgian-inspired Wheat Ale with light clove notes. The truly distinguishing feature is the use of 100% Montmorency tart cherries grown in the Traverse City region of Michigan. These cherries add a subtle tartness and bright counterpoint to the other flavors, enhancing Pooltime’s fruity character and making it the perfect beer for all summer activities.
Tropical Saison: Pineapple & Mango saison. A slightly spicy character, light effervescence, and the addition of real pineapple & mango juice make this beer perfect for a Michigan summer. Citra hops add to the clean finish.
Bourbon Barrel Aged Huma Lupa Licious is Short's best-selling American IPA in bourbon barrels. Initial malt sweetness is replaced with flavors of charred oak and sweet vanilla, followed by the standard Huma hop punch to the palate. This new combination creates the sensation of sipping on a sweet Bourbon that finishes like a bitter hop theme park in your mouth.
Lolly Catcher: A hefeweizen, this wheat beer has notes of banana and clove.
Strawberry Fruitsicle: Juicy, fruity, slightly tart ale brewed with lactose, strawberries added.
Blueberry Fruitsicle: See above, but with blueberries. Wowee!
Whango: German Pale Wheat malt lends this clean offering a lightly citric crispness at the back of the palate. The addition of real mango adds a soft, sweet roundness to the body and natural mango flavoring lifts the aroma to match.
Mimosa Beer: Brunch. For some, it's an occasional weekend get-together. For Cooper, our quality manager, and Drew, our brewing team supervisor, it's a competitive sport. And in order to brunch the best, they pitched the ultimate beer for their breakfast/lunch hybrid needs.
Bloodline: Originally a small-batch release in the spring of 2013. Bloodline is brewed with blood orange peel and blood orange juice and hits the perfect balance between citrus sweetness and bitterness.
Soft Parade and Soft Parade Shandy now available in 12pk cans!
Bargy's Blend: Bee Well's sweetest cider variety, sweetened with wildflower honey.
Passion of Sice: With just a touch of honey, this tequila stave-aged single varietal Golden Delicious & passionfruit hard cider is a well-balanced tropical sweet meets tart and chuggable.
Taz IPA: Inspired by and sourced from the wild world down under, Taz IPA is 'chockers' with some of the world's greatest hops. Galaxy and Nelson Sauvin hops from Australia and New Zealand combine to offer savage bitterness and a touch of fruitiness.
Mango Cart: A light, refreshing Wheat Ale with lots of
fresh mango and a pleasant, slightly tart finish. A series inspired by the iconic fruit vendors of Los Angeles.
Bière de Mars: Bière de Mars is fermented using both an ale and lager yeast, mellowed in an oak foeder and refermented in the bottle. After a short foeder rest, Bière de Mars is then transferred to used bourbon barrels, developing rich notes of caramel, leather, bourbon, and tart oak.
Tri City Brewing Company
Loons Summer Ale: Their Summer Ale is a smooth refreshing blonde ale perfect for sitting by the lake, at a cottage, or in the backyard. Tri-City Loons is the perfect complement to any summer day around the Great Lakes.
Dragon's Milk Reserve Cherry Chocolate: This beer brings two classic flavors together. Chocolate notes paired perfectly with the tartness of cherry will delight your senses.
Oude Kriek: 3 Fonteinen Oude Kriek is the result of macerating hand-picked whole sour cherries on lambic. All-natural fruit with no artificial juices, syrups or sugars added. Bottle fermented, unfiltered and unpasteurized.
Oude Geuze: This is a blend of one-, two-, and three-year old lambics. Traditional Lambic is cultural heritage rooted in the Zenne valley! Bottle fermented, unfiltered and unpasteurised.
Oude Kriekenlambik: This is the result of macerating hand-picked whole sour cherries on lambic. All-natural fruit, with no artificial juices, syrups or sugars added. Bottle fermentation did not happen though... Still, unfiltered and unpasteurised.
Cuvée Armand & Gaston: This is a blend of one-, two-, and three- year old traditional lambics, all brewed at Brouwerij 3 Fonteinen. No two bottlings are alike, as there are multiple variables in the blending process, a high variety of barrels, differences in aged lambic proportions, etc. This cuvée is 100% natural, authentic, spontaneously fermented, and crafted with steadfast adherence to tradition, like Armand and Gaston Debelder have always done it. Bottle fermented, unfiltered and unpasteurised.
Vacay: Dry-hopped and oaked sour.
Cart Horse: New England IPA. Limit one can per customer.
Mr. Orange: With this year's tropical mix of papaya, mango, apricot, orange, and lemon zest, Mr. Orange is bringing the safari to your cup - wrapped as a sour mashed Citra imperial IPA with a light malt profile to add space for all the hops and juice.
Mr. Brown: Gentlemen be prepared. Mr. Brown this year is. BROWN. An intense and full-bodied stout brewed with coffee and matured with cognac oak chips and cedar spirals for richness.
Mr. Blonde: This year's Mr. Blonde is a gose with vanilla, peach, and raspberry. Expect fruits, slight sourness, and a touch of salt.
Hopsoulution: This remarkably drinkable Double IPA pays tribute to one of Mother Nature's finest creations, as several hop varietals combine for massive aromas of tropical fruit, citrus, and pine.
Wood-Aged Bitches Brew: In 1970 Miles Davis released Bitches Brew, a paradigm-shifting landmark fusion of rock and jazz. In honor of this seminal record, we've created our own style-bending fusion of three threads of Oak-Aged Imperial Stout and one thread of African Tej, brewed with Zambezi honey and aged on Palo Santo wood. Best sipped cool, not cold, from a snifter or red wine glass while listening to Miles Davis' musical masterpiece.
SeaQuench & 60 Minute are now available in 19.2 oz stovepipe cans!
Black IPA: We have no information about this beer. Or this brewery, for that matter. Have fun!
Sticky Boots: Triple dry-hopped imperial IPA. It has cats on it, so it's probably good.
Honey Ginger Grisette: Sourcing as many local ingredients as possible, they brewed this Grisette with barley grown locally at HopRidge Farm and malted at Emergent Malt in Zeeland, MI. They bittered with Cashmere hops from Top Hops LLC and local honey from Saul Lake Apiary. Oats and spelt create a light, hazy beer with a sweet honey and light ginger finish.
Maduro Brown Ale: Named after a dark cigar wrapper, Maduro Brown Ale boasts notes of semi-sweet chocolate, toffee and hints of fresh coffee. Complex and full-bodied, our malt-forward ale is brewed with flaked oats to add depth of character.
Guayabera Citra Pale Ale: Their brewers feel the same reverence and appreciation for the traditional Latin guayabera shirt that we do for the Citra hop varietal, a hop that imparts notes of tangerine, lime and berries to this American Pale Ale.
Blood Orange Tangerine Tea Beer (Gluten Free): Who said oranges and beer are not compatible? The tart citrus created by blood oranges and delectable tangerines make this beer flavor a favorite for a hot summer day. Likewise, this brew can bring you the forgotten touch of sun in the middle of a cold winter. The combination of tartness and sweetness can pamper your taste buds regardless of the season or the day of the week.
Pulp Addiction: A delicious New England-Style IPA. High scores on haze and juice. A Blue Front favorite, if we may be so bold.
RiNo: Their home in the River North District of Denver is covered with vibrant and creative murals. It's home to artists, musicians, brewers, and innovators. This beer captures the RiNo's creative spirit with its bright, juicy hops and laid back attitude. Sit back, relax, and be inspired.
El Ligero: Mexican-style lager with lime. REFRESH YO'SELF
Blueberry Gose: Their Leipzig-style gose and blueberries are a combination destined to be together, so they've done that for you with this edition of their gose. The blueberries add another layer of fruity complexity to this sour ale already known for its tart, citrusy qualities while still balanced by the spicy character of coriander and a mineral mouthfeel from French sea salt. Cheers!
Pink Guava Dank Juice: New England IPA with Pink Guava. Sweet, creamy mouthfeel with notes of papaya, melon, and ripe pear.
Irish-ish Coffee Stout: Imperial stout brewed with lactose and Demerara sugar and with nutmeg, vanilla, medium toast oak spirals and coffee added. Inspired by an iconic cocktail with a twist of what a modern beer should taste like. An imperial stout shaken up with comfort, creaminess, and nostalgia. Oowee!
Coffee Vanilla Black: This flavored beer is a layered dream! It's sweetly soft from the malts. It's robust form da Matteo roasted Colombian Tabi coffee. And, it's made elegant by the addition of plush vanilla. Serve black!
Critical Thinking: An imperial stout clocking in at 11% ABV. After that, your guess is as good as ours.
Lost Minds: With a reputation for award winning wood-aged sours and rustic farmhouse ales, Vivant has often explored the way acidity changes the flavor profile of a beer. This IPA is dry hopped with Citra and Amarillo and they kettle-soured it in order to tease out different flavors from the hops and lend a refreshingly complex tart, not quite sour, finish. A tart IPA? Have you lost your mind??
Westgate: Imperial Bitter brewed with Earl Grey Tea and aged in Bourbon Barrels. The Romans walled the city of Canterbury around 300 AD. Around 1380 the west gate of that wall was rebuilt and still stands today as the largest surviving city gate in all of England. An imperial version of our Milford Pub ale, Westgate was brewed with the same recipe but given a boost in ABV and finished off with Earl Grey tea after aging in bourbon barrels. Deep copper in color, malty and flecked with hints of bergamot on the nose, it's a sipping beer that will stand up to age.
Lykov: Imperial Stout Aged in Bourbon, Scotch, Rum & Brandy Barrels. In 1936, the Lykov family fled their small town in Russia to a life of isolation in the Siberian taiga. More than 42 years later, they were discovered by a team of geologists working in the area. Subsisting mostly on potatoes, rye and pine nuts, the Lykovs had children that had never even seen another human outside their family of six. This beer is about time and isolation. Four different types of spirit barrels aging the same beer for over a year then blended together into a beer that drinks like a meal. Nostrovia!
Trent & Mersey: The nearly 100 mile Trent and Mersey Canal was cut into the English countryside beginning in 1766 and runs through the legendary brewing town of Burton upon Trent and very well may have aided in the shipping of the very first barley wine. Our take on an English Barley Wine is everything you might expect, plus some things you may not. We added a faint hint of smoked malt to the grain bill and aged it in bourbon barrels for over a year to achieve a dark, bitter and sweet ale with a whiskey barrel finish.
Grapefruit IPA: Thirst quenching Grapefruit IPA has become Michigan's warm weather requisite for a balanced and refreshing craft beer. With aromas of citrus and tropical fruits, a delicate Grapefruit tartness and a sweet malty backbone ending in a clean finish; This IPA is the first of its kind cheers to short sleeves and long days.
Black Currant Sour: This beer is the first batch in Perrin's foudre series. This beer was soured with Brettanomyces Trios yeast & Lactobacillus Brevis and aged for 9 months in an oak foudre with black currant fruit.
Jai Alai: The merry game of jai alai provides inspiration for this citrus-forward India Pale Ale with notes of clementine, orange peel and caramel malt creating an IPA that's both bold and approachable. [Editor's Note: Thank you for coming to Michigan, we love your beer!]
Witch's Hat Brewing Company
Train Hopper: First distribution! Their flagship beer, beautifully balanced and hop forward. Brewed with 5 different types of American hops and a delicate malt bill to balance.
Soft Parade Shandy: Soft Parade Shandy is a blend of Short’s flagship Fruit Rye Ale, Soft Parade, and homemade lemonade. This beer is raspberry in color and smells like fresh berry lemonade. Soft Parade’s signature berry flavor is enhanced by the addition of citrus. Soft Parade Shandy finishes with the faint taste of fruit candy. It is light in body and very refreshing.
Sidecar: They pushed the complex and citrus-heavy flavors of hops to a new level with this orange-infused IPA. Combining bright and bold hops with real orange in the fermenter creates layers of citrus-crazy flavors, yet it maintains a balance and a crisp hop bite that make it the perfect aromatic IPA.
Flying Sailor: This beer has been an employee/pub favorite for the last few years. Falconer's Flight hops hold up against the spicy, peppery, full-body from the crystal rye malt. No lack of flavor here, so quit playing with you dingey and round the break-wall!
Backwoods Bastard: Expect lovely, warm smells of single malt scotch, oaky bourbon barrels, smoke, sweet caramel and roasted malts, a bit of earthy spice and a scintilla of dark fruit. It’s a kick-back sipper made to excite the palate. [Note from Jake: YAAAAAAAS]
The Waldos' Special Ale: Herbaceous. Botanical. Dank. Resinous. Available in HIIIIIIIGHly limited areas in April. Word.
Tangy Dank Juice: Our original juicy IPA blended with an oak-aged sour. A tart, juicy, and delightful Dank Juice!
Oberon: An American wheat ale with a spicy hop character, mildly fruity aromas and the color and scent of a sunny afternoon. Oberon is made with just malt, hops, Bell's signature house ale yeast and water. The result is medium-body and full flavor, making it the perfect beer for warm weather. Happy Oberon Day!
Strawberry & Lime: Hard cider blended with strawberry and lime. Made from pure Swedish spring water.
Passionfruit: Premium hard cider blended with passionfruit.
Hop Henge: Imperial IPA with an immense hop flavor and bitter finish. An enigma worth pondering.
Privat: A Dortmunder export lager serving as the benchmark for Craft Lagers. Crisp, rich and complex in character, Privat is perfectly balanced with a clean and remarkably smooth finish.
Michaeli: A marzen / oktoberfest lager. Sparkling at first sip, velvet in texture and fruity in the finish. Truly for those special high points in life.
The Wipers Times: Belgian red specialty ale. During WW1 the British soldiers published The Wipers Times, a 'Trench Gazette' that was printed in the where the brewery now stands. History!
Verbose Frenzy: A sessionable mead fermented with pure honey, then sweetened lightly with date syrup and pure honey. Infused with ginger & lime.
Hoplicated: Imperial Citra Pale Ale! This optical illusion of complex, convoluted, impenetrable hops is quite simple yet bold in its Hoplicated ways.
Terrapin Beer Co. (welcome to Michigan!)
Hopsecutioner: Are six varieties of hops in a beer enough to lose your hophead over? We at Terrapin think so. To prove it, we've made [this IPA] with the choicest buds we could find. We hope you enjoy this killer IPA!
Hi-5 IPA: Like a memorable adventure along U.S. Route 101, "Hi-5" California Style IPA leads you down a road of pure adrenaline and beauty. Capturing the majestic flavor of citrusy hops that roll off your tongue like a white cap on an ocean wave, this scenic wonder will keep you in awe, sip after sip.
Grand Cru Belgian Abbey Ale: With its dark black colour and its brownish and creamy foam, the Grand Cru is a rich beer, full and powerful with a delicious long aftertaste. You will taste complex and surprisingly mild aromas given the alcohol degree. Produced with strongly roasted malt giving a tangy taste, this beer is also often associated with refined dishes. The caramel froth and roundness in the mouth are in perfect harmony with a medium bitterness and coffee tastes.
AleSmith Brewing Company
Sublime: Mexican style lager
Anderson Valley Brewing Company
Framboise Rose Gose: By adding rose hips to the boil and fresh raspberry puree at the end of fermentation, this kettle-soured beer is a mélange of flavors and aromas. With a light ruby hue, subtle raspberry fruit notes greet the nose and fall soft on the palate; tangy, hibiscus-like flavors mingle with the salty tartness of gose to create a uniquely complex and refreshing drinking experience.
Great Lakes Brewing Company
Hop Madness: Maniacally dry-hopped, with a frenzy of juicy aromas and formidable pine finish.
Odd Side Ales:
Dirty Dank Juice: This is our take on an N.E. IPA. Low bitterness gives way to juciy hops and a smooth, creamy, hazy beer.
Short's Brewing Company
ControversiALE: Hazy ControversiALE is an American India Pale Ale brewed with Simcoe hops and dry hopped with Simcoe powder. Moderately hazy and copper-colored, this beer has a slightly off-white head with aromas of citrus, caramel, and toasted grain. This variation on Short’s classic, ControversiALE, has more prominent citrus notes and a juicier mouth feel in comparison to the original. A strong malt backbone allows the flavor of Simcoe hops to shine before a slightly bitter finish.
Tri City Brewing Company
Torchon: Belgian style pale ale
Hell's Half Mile: Munich Helles style lager
Galaxy Hopped Pale Ale: Galaxy dry hopped American pale ale
Right Brain Brewery
Blue Magic: A light, unobtrusive lavender nose and flavor. A slight hint of cinnamon comes from lavender stems. Our answer to shandy-style beer. This is designed to be a light, easy-drinking porch beer (or lawn mower beer!).
Blackberry Farm Brewery
Tennessee Cream Ale: Tennessee Cream Ale, the second release in our [ed: shameless copy/paste] Native Family of beers, draws its inspiration from the rich agricultural and culinary heritage that guides our brewing program. Corn has long been a staple crop of the South, whether being served at the table or sipped from a jar, and was traditionally used as the base ingredient for the Cream Ale style of beer. In celebration of that heritage, we have crafted a light golden Tennessee Cream Ale brewed with flaked corn and heirloom grits, and fermented with a wild strain of native yeast from our Farm for a delicately malty body with a hint of corn sweetness and a crisp, refreshing finish.
Obliviate: Obliviate is a caramel brown colored Belgian Quadrupel with fruity aromatics of black cherry and apple, alongside the looming presence of notable alcohol vapors. Sweet brown sugar and hard candy flavors transition quickly to a warming, almost hot mouthfeel. The lingering effect of the high alcoholic strength creates a slight dryness, as if it evaporates from the palate.
IPA Kolata: IPA brewed with lactose and pineapple, and with coconut extract added. Jake says this beer is amazing, and he doesn't even like coconut in most situations. Trust in the Jake
Rhubarb Compote Sour: Berliner-style weisse ale with rhubarb and vanilla added. Jake hasn't tried this one, and never will.
Creamsicle: Double India Pale Ale brewed with Turbinado, Moscovado, and coconut sugars, whole vanilla bean, and orange zest. How do y'all not have more likes? I like you.
Whipped: Nitro double India Pale Ale with mango, vanilla, and lactose. Pairs well with glass.
Ballast Point Brewing Company
Aloha Sculpin: With Aloha Sculpin, the addition of Brux Trois yeast turns Ballast Point’s award-winning IPA into a tropical oasis, with bright and refreshing notes of guava, pineapple, mango and cherry bitters. This experimental yeast also adds a slight haze to the beer, creating a smooth mouth feel to round out its juicy character. Simply put, this is paradise in the palm of your hand.
Blue Point Brewery
Toasted Lager: Toasted Lager was originally named for the “toasted” characteristic of our original direct-fire brick kettle. Our World Beer Cup gold medal winning flagship brew is brewed with a blend of six specialty malts for a flavor as rich and unique as the town it’s from. Toasted Lager’s balanced flavor of malt and hops makes for easy drinking and our special proprietary lager yeast produces an exceptional, long-lasting smooth finish.
Greenbush Brewing Co.
Dungras: A justly hopped ipa with absolutely no dunegrass. Combining west coast and noble hops to create our own IPA with a shining finish. And, as an environmental treat, absolutely no dunegrass was killed in order to make our fine beer, so drink up!
Maibock: By tradition, the first barrel of Maibock is tapped in the Hofbräuhaus in the last week of April, in time for the merry month of May. The success story of Munich’s oldest bock beer goes back as far as 1614. With its powerfully aromatic flavour and its alcoholic content of some 7.2% volume, Hofbräu Maibock marks one of the high points in the beer-lover’s calendar!
Lagunitas Brewing Co
Dark Swan Sour Ale: It’s a sour ale fermented with dark red wine grapes, giving it its uniquely deep and rich purple hue. Then it received the signature Lagunitas treatment with a healthy dose of experimental dry hops. This might just shock your taste buds! There just really isn't anything else like the Dark Swan... it's a dark purple hybrid ale the takes our house yeast and feeds it some Petite Sirah grapes to munch on. It's smooth, slightly sour, and superbly strange. Give it a taste, if you dare!
Left Hand Brewing Company
Saison Miel: Dry and crisp farmhouse style ale
Maui Brewing Co
Makawao: A hoppy pale wheat ale brewed with Denali, El Dorado, and Motueka hops for a tropical, fruity flavor.
Nowhere in Particular
Batch 009 Double Rice IPA
Galaxy Hero: American IPA with galaxy hops
Saugatuck Brewing Company
Singapore IPA: An intensely aromatic IPA crafted with multiple hop varieties. Crisp and refreshing citrus flavor with a slight hint of pine.
Voodoo Ranger Juicy Haze IPA: Packed with bright tropical aromas and brilliant citrusy flavors, this unfiltered IPA wraps up with a pleasantly smooth finish.
Maple Scotch Trip in the Woods: Balanced and rich, this classic Scotch-style ale was brewed with maple syrup and aged in bourbon barrels. Flavors and aromas of oak, maple, and caramel round out this delicious and complex beer.
New England IPA: Actually developed in New England! Oowee!
Monkey Butter Porter: Lip smacking peanut butter tasting, pure pleasure. this is the peanut butter your mom would not let you have. Up-front peanut butter, malty, smooth, roasty, chocolatey and wonderfully balanced by Nugget hops.
Darkstar: A full-bodied stout brewed using both Kona and Sumatra coffee and then aged on cacao nibs.
Scorpion Bowl IPA: Something about caravans on an exotic journey to get kisses from scorpions in a jungle I guess. Try it!