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Beer Club - Past Selections from 2011

Beer Club - Past Selections from 2011

 

Featured Beers for the December 2011 Beer of the Month Club



Sebago Brewing Co. - Slick Nick Winter Ale Label

Sebago Brewing Co. - Slick Nick Winter Ale

A seasonal pick for the wintery season this rich amber-auburn color. Bold notes of holiday spices with dark fruit and citrus and oaky notes. Great with grilled meats and perfect as an aftern dinner drink.

Sebago Brewing Co. - Frye's Leap IPA Label

Sebago Brewing Co. - Frye's Leap IPA

IPAs have gained great popularity and this impressive version by Frye's Leap offers a golden copper color with aromatics that are layered with pale and mild caramel mald and big fruity citrus notes of orange and a touch of grapefruit. Sebago offers nice malts balanced with hops that maintain a firm bitterness. Finishes include caramel and notes that go with spicy food!

Diamond Bear Brewing Co. - Pale Ale Label

Diamond Bear Brewing Co. - Pale Ale

Brewed in the English Pale Ale style, with a healthy dose of lightly buttery caramel overlaid with earthy spice-like hoppiness with a shade of nutmeg. This special Pale Ale Microbrew from Little Rock Arkansas has a nice medium body with toasty, nutty and malt finishes with a bit of lingering bittterness. Pair this great beer with cheese!

Christian Moerlein Brewing Co. - Barbarossa Double Dark Lager Label

Diamond Bear Brewing Co. - Paradise Porter

An ideal lager style beer that would be great at a campfire and s'mores or the perfect steak or pork chop off the grill. A microbrew full of Caramel notes, chocolate and licorice hint. On the nose this porter is very true to style. Diamond Bear Brewing Company offers a spicy and roasty lager with clean and leafy hops.

 

Featured Beers for the November 2011 Beer of the Month Club



Mad River Brewing Co. - Jamaica Red Ale Label

Mad River Brewing Co. - Jamaica Red Ale

In a category of it's own this amber style ale brings an intense range of hp flavors. What makes this one unique is it's red or amber hue and Full bodied caramel richness. This Jamaica Red is deep, rich, reddish color with a fluffy cap. Rich malts offer toasty caramel notes and moderate sweetness. Jamaica Red is very well-balanced in the most aggressive sort of way. Recommending pairing with savory crepes, pasta with white sauce or grilled chicken. Cheers!

Mad River Brewing Co. - Steelhead Extra Pale Ale Label

Mad River Brewing Co. - Steelhead Extra Pale Ale

An American style beer from the High Country in Boone, NC Boone Brewing Company created this American style Ale with a medium body and crisp grainy flavor. This brew has Munich style malts and American Cascade & Centinnial hops. Golden character that is deep and balanced with hop bitterness not too overwhelming to the taste.

Christian Moerlein Brewing Co. - Christkindl Label

Christian Moerlein Brewing Co. - Christkindl

Expect this beer to be smooth on the palate with creaminess on the finish with a bit of lingering hop spice and a nutty hint! As a winter selection Christkindl offers deep red color with aromas of caramel malts and toasty notes

Christian Moerlein Brewing Co. - Barbarossa Double Dark Lager Label

Christian Moerlein Brewing Co. - Barbarossa Double Dark Lager

A darker beer that was created by Christian Moerlein in 1853 this beer is a nice American version of the German style beer with flavor style modeling the Munich-style dunkel and bock. Pair this rich chocolaty and caramelly brew with a dark chocolate specialty dessert. This darker double Lager is rich with dark fruits of raisin, plum and fig with a dray finish and touches of apple cider.

 

Featured Beers for the October 2011 Beer of the Month Club



Boone Brewing Co. - Oktoberfest Lager Label

Boone Brewing Co. - Oktoberfest Lager

Boone's version of Oktoberfest brew is a really bold version of a Marzenbier from a domestic small brewer. On the palate it has a malt flavor that is full and juicy with a creamy vanilla like hint. Hops provide a touch of balancing bitterness. The color of this seasonal beer has deep copper and amber offering a touch of spice and grassiness with a hint of lemon acidity. Great with sauerkraut in celebration of a version well done!

Boone Brewing Co. - High Country Ale Label

Boone Brewing Co. - High Country Ale

An American style beer from the High Country in Boone, NC Boone Brewing Company created this American style Ale with a medium body and crisp grainy flavor. This brew has Munich style malts and American Cascade & Centinnial hops. Golden character that is deep and balanced with hop bitterness not too overwhelming to the taste.

Fire Island Beer Co. - Red Wagon IPA Label

Fire Island Beer Co. - Red Wagon IPA

Perfect to pack in your little red wagon, this smooth bodied golden IPA is uncomplicated with a good sense of balance and just the right amount of floral and fruity hops shared with a crisp taste that is big on flavor.

Fire Island Beer Co. - Lighthouse Ale Label

Fire Island Beer Co. - Lighthouse Ale

AA beer for all seasons, Fire Island Lighthouse Ale is easty to drink with a toasty round body to make it an American Classic Ale. Described with A soft carbonation and light caramel finish.

 

Featured Beers for the September 2011 Beer of the Month Club



Lost Coast Brewery - Great White Label

Lost Coast Brewery - Great White

A Great White brew is interpreted from the Belgian "white" beer. Golden color with a white bold fluffy head of foam. Herbal notes with a lemony zest with an overall dryness, suggesting a quenching and refreshing brew. Food suggestions: Pair with grilled veggie and chicken skewers.

Lost Coast Brewery - Alleycat Amber Ale Label

Lost Coast Brewery - Alleycat Amber Ale

A Pacific Northwest brew offering amber and copper color with an aroma of strong caramel malt notes. Full in flavor, Alley cat is a tasty brew with robust caramel malt base with a toasty finish. A light apple tone adds to a mild caramel apple impression.

Santa Fe Brewing - State Pen Porter Label

Santa Fe Brewing - State Pen Porter

For those who love a good porter with big roasty notes, coffee and raisin-like character. This porter has remarkable dryness with hints of coffee liqueur, a complex brew that is ideal with bbq beef brisket. Enjoy!

Santa Fe Brewing - Santa Fe Nut Brown Ale Label

Santa Fe Brewing - Santa Fe Nut Brown Ale

A Regional award winner for the Rockies-Southwest Region this Brown ale originated from the pubs of England is both flavorful and complex. For a perfect pairing with nutty cheeses like Asiago or Colby this big caramel flavored brown ale offers nuttiness and some hints of both maple syrup and apple with a lightly spicy hops. Less sweet than suggested this beer is balanced with light hop bitterness.

 

Featured Beers for the August 2011 Beer of the Month Club



He'Brew Hop Manna IPA Label

Scmaltz Brewing Co. - He'Brew Hop Manna IPA

HOP MANNA a new IPA offering a clean, pure golden color on the pour. Sweet hops and a good balance of aroma with a wonderful foral and citric orange and grapefruit. Nice sweetness and lightly toasty caramel note. A great brew with spicy Southeast Asian fare.

Scmaltz Brewing CO. Reunion Ale 11 Label

Scmaltz Brewing CO. Reunion Ale 11

A Beer for Hope
In support of the Institute for Myeloma & Bone Cancer Research. This beer that is complex and dark with cocoa, vanilla and chili peppers. This beer offers dark brown and deep color on the pour with ruby highlights and tan head. Inspired originally by a dessert that the owners of the Shmalz Brewing enjoyed at their favorite deli.

Florida Beer Company - Key West southernmost Wheat

Florida Beer Co. - Key West southernmost Wheat

A brew from Florida takes on Belgium's style and is a "white beer" style. An unfiltered wheat beer, true to style, aromas of coriander and citrus are on the palate, along with lime and orange peel. This beer offers thirst quenching character and is great for summer enjoyment. Paring suggestions include grilled white fish and spicy dishes.

Florida Beer Co. - Hurricane Reef Pale Ale Label

Florida Beer Co. - Hurricane Reef Pale Ale

A silver Medal Winner at the 1998 World Beer championship, this American Pale Ale is brewed with the finest barley and hops. It has a deep red color and a thick creamy head. On the palate, a very nice balance between lightly toasty malts and a touch of caramel and honey sweetness.

 

Featured Beers for the July 2011 Beer of the Month Club



Four + Sum'r Organic Summer Ale Label

Four + Sum'r Organic Summer Ale

An excellent hanging out beer for the summertime. Kick back and enjoy the uniqueness of Sorachi hops from Japan and lighter malts that carry a citrusy, grassy, fresh taste. Color reminds of golden straw and on the nose a lightly tart tone.
Food Recommendations: Summer grilled foods like chicken, burgers or fish and also pairs well with spicy foods. A real pleaser with sushi!

Four + Wyld Organic Extra Pale Ale Label

Four + Wyld Organic Extra Pale Ale

WYLD is an organic flavorful pale ale that is USDA organic certified. This IPA teaser starts with a mild malt flavor and pine notes and continues with hops that go sweet and citrus with a touch of floral. Go wild with food pairings that include burgers, pork loin, Grilled steak and chicken.

American Honor Beer Co. - Declaration Ale Label

American Honor Beer Co. - Declaration Ale

A classic American Ale made by American Honor Beer Company In Wilkes- Barre, Pennsylvania. In celebration of the Declaration of Independences this beer provides nice toasty flavor with some nice smooth and creamy sweetness. Food Recommendations: Spicy Shrimp.

Fordham Brewing Company - Tavern Ale Label

Fordham Brewing Company - Tavern Ale

An American brew made by Fordham Brewing Company in Dover, Deleware. This beer's flavors are described as citrus from the grapefruit-like hop character balanced with signature hop bitterness. The colors consist of amber and copper on the pour. A good strong caramel, biscuit aroma makes this a rather complex choice. This one is brewed with 100% malted barley. Food Recommendations to go with: Asagio Cheese, Chicken.

 

Featured Beers for the June 2011 Beer of the Month Club



Choc Beer Company 1919 Label

Choc Beer Company - 1919

Choc beer is a hand crafted Krebs original. An American made beer with flavors created from malted barley, wheat and roasted malts and hops. As a Wheat Ale it comes with a layer of sediment as part of it's unique nature as an unfiltered brew. Simply swirl and pour in your glass and enjoy the organic nature of this unique selection brewed in Krebs, Oklahoma.

Choc Beer Company Summer Blonde Ale Label

Choc Beer Company - Summer Blonde Ale

A special summer selection that offers premium pilsner malts,Belgian style yeast, and carmelized malts. A Belgian Blond Ale is just the right refreshing formula to relax and enjoy for the summer season.

Lake Placid Craft Brewing Ubu Ale Label

Lake Placid Craft Brewing - Ubu Ale

A well balanced brew that is an outstanding version of an English Strong Ale. Ubu Ale is malty, complex brew full of body with a rich color and a moderate tan head. Aromatic with flavors of apples to notes of chocolate and toasty nuttiness. Great with BBQ dishes.enjoy!

Lake Placid Craft Brewing Hefeweizen Label

Lake Placid Craft Brewing - Hefeweizen

An American style wheat ale, this brew is crafted in the Bavarian style. Traditional Hefeweizen notes are alive on the nose with golden color on the pour. A refreshing summer selection full of flavor.





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