Grey Lady is Cisco's take on the Belgian witbier (white beer) style that pours with a light straw color capped by a bright white head. Brewed with citrus peel and spices, with highly fragrant aroma that is bright and bold with notes of orange and coriander. Expect a lightly tart wheat that complements the citrus character with touches of clove and big notes of ginger. Try with some shrimp tossed with noodles with touches of spicy flavors.
Cisco's Summer of Lager is brewed with a Bohemian style similar to the tradition of the Helles Lagers of Bavaria. Find golden color with an aroma of lightly toasted bread and grassy qualities. Touches of citrus and cut grain along with herbal notes are apparent along with a mild citric-like acidity. This lager is a very clean and crisp beer with mild earthiness. Food pairing suggestions include pizza and roasted chicken.
A very dark coffee colored brew made by Millstream Brewing Company has an inviting aroma with notes of toasted bread and coffee flavors with hints of caramel, toffee, and herbal hops. The bitterness comes from both the hops and the dark malts and the balance of sweetness comes with warmer serving temperatures. Pair with grilled meats, pork or something richly sweet like a molted chocolate cake.
Find a good fill on the caramel with Munich malt underneath and this malt contains the backbone of flavor. Plenty of toasty bread with hops that offer a dash of bitterness. Great with Thai dishes or spicy Cajun! Cheers!
A distinctive hoppy brown ale, Beaver Tail offers a rich mahogany color with amber highlights and a robust cap of foam. Caramelized malt undertones offer more than a little toasty bread in the aroma, while a very aromatic array of hops delivers citrus notes which lean toward tangerine and grapefruit, along with a touch of herbal pine. The boldly toasty and somewhat nutty malts support well that very brightly citric hop profile.
Pure pale ale with a big build and fluffy cap of white foam with an over the top hazy golden hue. Find juicy hop notes with citrus and tropical fruit with more than a bit of floral character. Malts are just sweet enough with balance from the hops with a bitter edge that wins out in the end. Pair with a cheeseburger or pizza and on the lighter side seasoned chicken or crispy shrimp!
Butte Creek's pils is a golden color with beautiful crisp white foam. Find pale malts with a touch of breadiness that forms on the base. The Wakatu and Sterling hops were carefully chosen to offer authentic European style. Great balance overall!! Pair this brew with seafood or American classic grill. Great with spicy Asian too!
Powerfully porter this one has beautiful color with a robust head of khaki foam. Find impressions of sweetness along with abundant notes of toasted bread and caramel with a light roasty tone. Smooth and roasty coffee like character with a nutty quality. Balanced and Bold! Enjoy with grilled meats or a rich dessert like chocolate cake and caramel.
Created as a golden ale, Terlingua Gold offers a refreshing and crisp character similar to the best of German Kolsch. Perfect beer for the hot and dry climates the brewery recommends pairing with fish, poultry, pork and greens! Cheers! Big Bend Brewing was founded in Alpine, TX.
In Porter style this microbrew offers deep brown tones with caramelized malt aromas. Find Coffee, bitter chocolate and slight hints of mint and tea. Big Bends recommends food pairings of sweet foods, grilled meats and vegetables - great with a sweet dessert like chocolate cake. Cheers!! Big Bend Brewing was founded in Alpine, TX.
With a balanced approach delivering caramel and toasted bread notes this medium amber brew offers big toasty undertones with some floral has with citrus hints. Brewery suggestions for food pairings include: tangy cheeses and gold ole BBQ dishes. Crazy Mountain Brewing Company was founded in Edwards, CO.
This pale ale pours a beautiful coppery-amber color topped with an generous amount of foam. Find fresh notes of citrus zest and pine along with tropical fruits. The fruity hop aromas are apparent with tropical and stone fruit overtones. The brewery recommends pairing with cheddar, juicy burgers and sweets! Cheers!! Crazy Mountain Brewing Company is based in Edwards, CO.
Robust Porter has a rich mahogany color and is a GABF Gold Medal winner. Favorites of the dockworkers and "Porters" in 19th century London this style of full bodied ale has star anise, black licorice and woody aromas with major notes of chocolate and coffee. Perfect for a winter cap! Try with chocolate cakes or mild cheese.
Old Brown Dog Ale is a silver medal winning brew that comes from the Northhampton Brewery. An American-Style brown ale with a rich brown color and clarity in color with lots of foam on the pour. Find character that is nutty with hints of chocolate with classic earthy spice in the hops.
An American style pale ale with a very nice smooth and caramel malt core. It pours with a lovely amber color and light fluffy foam. Lots of flavors of spice, herbal-grassy notes and a touch of mint and floral notes. This Pale Ale has a good balance between malts and hops for easy drinkability for micro brew fans.
Mississippi Blonde is an ideal U.S. Microbrew for gift giving this easy to drink golden beer has a soft pale malt aroma with hints of wheat and a taste of earthiness. A blonde ale is known as a golden ale ideal with light food pairings.
This English-Style pale ale offers nice clarity with a crop of off-white foam. Find hops with herbal-spicy character with earthy woods and a balance of easy drinkability.Good paired with English cheeses.
Heavy Seas' flagship beer pours a nice light hazy color with foam that offers nice lace. As an American IPA, look for big citrus notes with tangerine and grapefruit. Balanced nicely with caramel malt and light floral this IPA does not go bitter! Recommended with pork to carrot cake!!
Fordham creates this American amber ale that offers old style lager flavors. The hops offers German earthy and herbal tones with light toasty malt aromas. The malts are lightly robust with a nice body of toasted character, mild caramel and light nuttiness. Good balance is offered with mild and malt sweetness. Pair with cheese, roasted pork or a classic sub sandwich.
Used originally for the term served along with oysters in English pubs, "oyster stout has evolved into a great style. in the 19th century brewers crushed oyster shells as a clarifier but became a flavor for a slight-salt and mineral taste. Fordham honors this style with a deep, dark, brown colored brew with aromas of deep caramelization and lightly roast hints of chocolate, brown sugar and dark fruity tones. Pair naturally with oysters raw, grilled or fried!!