There are some things in life that you simply have to experience at least once: like riding a roller coaster, or catching that first marlin. On the other hand, if you’re a beer drinker, there are certain beers you have to try at least once in your life. We have put together what we feel is the quintessential beer list that closely matches our chef’s seasonal menu – you’ll notice the eclectic mix of Domestic and International brews covering the spectrum on taste and techniques.
St. Peter’s Cream Stout ~ England
A rich black velvet color, coffee and vanilla notes on the nose with a rich creamy chocolate flavor and smooth mouth feel.
Style: Milk / Sweet Stout
Straffe Hendrik Quadrupel ~ Belgium
A rich dark Belgian ale with a subtle blend of malts, A clean dryness with full-bodied mouth feel and essences of fruit.
Style: Quadrupel (Quad)
Founders Backwoods Bastard ~ USA
Bourbon barrel aged with smells of single malt scotch, smoke and roasted malts. A kick back sipper to excite the palate.
Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy
Ommegang Double Barrel Dubbel – USA
Abbey Ale gracefully aged 6 months in bourbon and brandy casks. This blend adds layers of complexity to a great beer
Style: Farmhouse Ale
AleSmith IPA – USA
Nose of grapefruit, and tangerine with an abundance of fresh pine and tropical fruit. a crisp, Well balanced finish.
Weihenstephaner Vitus ~ Germany
Single-bock wheat beer (Weizenbock). Aromas of dried apricot, citrus, cloves and hints of banana. Full-bodied and sparkling
Tripel Karmeliet Abbey Ale ~ Belgium
Complex gold to bronze color, with a creamy head. Freshness of wheat, creaminess of oats, with a spicy, lemony dryness.
Rince Cochon ~ Belgium
Burnished gold with a nice white head. Spicy with strong fruity esters with a nice spicy/earthy/bitter hop finish.
Style: Blonde Ale
Victory Prima Pils Pilsener – USA (5.3%) ~ 6
Earth noble hop character, subtle malt aroma. Very hop forward with ample bitterness. Well balanced malt Finish.
Style: German Pilsener