Here's an example of the types of beer we'll be brewing.
ABV – alcohol by volume; IBU – international bitterness unit; SRM – standard reference method
An American version of a German Kolsch. Pale golden color. Smooth, clean and crisp. Light malty flavor with a hint of fruitiness. Light body. Food Pairings: Pasta and meatballs, pepperjack and brick cheeses. Served in a pint glass or pilsner glass.
Color of 5.0 SRM
Cascade and centennial hops are paired with Citra which provides a fruity citrus burst. Powerful hop aroma backed by a soft malt backbone. Food pairings: Spicy foods: salamis, hot olives, Blue cheeses. Served in an IPA glass or pint glass.
Color of 9.1 SRM
A German style brown ale. Rich amber color. Fruity flavors. Mellow with conditioning producing a smooth and delicate brew. Medium carbonation and good malt/hop balance. Food pairings: Smoked sausage, kielbasa, bratwurst, schnitzel, Gouda cheeses (aged). Served in a stange (slender cylinder) glass.
Color of 15.7 SRM
Strong, complex, mildly spicy. Lighter in color Belgian style brew. Surprisingly high ABV for the lighter color. Dry and mildly bitter finish. Food pairings: Honey glazed ham, prosciutto, triple cream/brie cheeses. Served in a tulip glass.
Color of 5.9 SRM
A strong pitch black beer with a tan head. Burnt bitter chocolate character with warming alcohol note. Great companion on a cold winter night. Food pairings: Flourless chocolate cake with fruit glazes, chocolate mousse. Served in a snifter or stout glass.
Color of 60.9 SRM
Dark and complex. Brewed as a traditional farmhouse ale. Highlights of butter toffee, chocolate, and dark fruit with an earthy balance. Food pairings: Crusty breads, apple pie, fruitcake. Served in a snifter glass.
Color of 21.4 SRM