Vanilla Porter

Name of Beer (ie: Downtown Brown): Vanilla Porter

Style of Beer (ie: Ale, Lager, IPA, etc..): American Porter

Size of Beer (ie: keg, 12 oz bottle, draft, etc…) : 12 oz bottle

Vanilla Porter is an ale that has all the chocolate and roasted nut flavor of a classic Porter, with an enigmatic surprise thrown in for good measures and a real vanilla bean. A vanilla kiss in a rich, dark sea. The taste is a pleasant vanilla flavor with chocolate and some caramel along the earthy hops. The bitterness levels are low but not too bad because the mouth feel is thin and above average of carbonation. In the beginning of your taste of the beer is okay but later on it will be sweet as well as a bit of sour. Overall, it is a gentle and balanced enough to make this a drinkable beer.

Stone Cali-Belgique IPA

Name of Beer (ie: Downtown Brown): Stone Cali-Belgique IPA

Style of Beer (ie: Ale, Lager, IPA, etc..): Belgian IPA

Size of Beer (ie: keg, 12 oz bottle, draft, etc…) : 22 oz bottle

Stone Cali-Belgique is a clear golden orange with a white head. A very interesting smell that caught you because of the combination of belgian style ale, with a bit of Stone’s pale ale scent. Then comes some of pretty nice floral and citrus hops and a bit of caramel malt coming out also. The taste comes the Belgian yeast that stands out nicely but isn’t crazy over powering. You will taste the banana and clove that is truly nice and also there is some good green apple flavors as well. The caramel malt create a touch of sweetness along with a pretty decent buttery goodness but it is quickly neutralized by peppery spiciness. It was on light after the taste because the brew doesn’t have much stick or oiliness to it. Overall, it is easy to drink, a well rounded and enjoyable.

Schaefer Beer

Name of Beer (ie: Downtown Brown): Schaefer Beer

Style of Beer (ie: Ale, Lager, IPA, etc..): American Adjunct Lager

Size of Beer (ie: keg, 12 oz bottle, draft, etc…) : 12 oz. Can

Schaefer is a pours crystal yellow body with a white head that will fade slowly to a super thin film. Malt and grain sweetness up front with a little bit of dried corn. Halfway through the glass of aroma seemed to shift and malt adjuncts really became pronounced. An ultra crisp grain taste with a note of light green apple rind on the end. A satisfying in taste and smell. This is one of the smoothest and best combination of taste and easy of drinking because of the nice light hops bitterness surprised with the wait it balanced out. This is great with pair of grilled burgers and hot dogs. Great for quenching thirst on a hot day.

Harpoon Munich Dark

Name of Beer (ie: Downtown Brown): Harpoon Munich Dark

Style of Beer (ie: Ale, Lager, IPA, etc..): American Brown Ale

Size of Beer (ie: keg, 12 oz bottle, draft, etc…) : 12 oz bottle

Harpoon Munich Dark is a dark color that will create a deeper hue. It have a nice dark roasty aroma with a hints of dark fruit as well and a bit mysterious because of the chocolate-like flavor. A warm malty nose that mingles with the subtle hop aroma. The taste is sweet and chocolaty with a bit of mild dry, cocoa-like bitterness, and a smoky note of nutty toasted grain. A well balanced quite with a moderately bitter hop finish. This is a highly drinkable and absolutely you can drink all night especially with mustard and pretzels.

Magic Hat #9

Name of Beer (ie: Downtown Brown): Magic Hat #9

Style of Beer (ie: Ale, Lager, IPA, etc..): Not Quite Pale Ale

Size of Beer (ie: keg, 12 oz bottle, draft, etc…) : 12 oz. Bottle

A beer with cloaked in secrecy with a mysterious and unusual palate that will swirl across the tongue. A sort of dry, crisp, refreshing but not quite pale ale. It is really hard to describe because there’s never been anything else quite like it because of the unusual aroma. It is balanced with residual sweetness. Fermented with 150 year old strain of top-fermenting English yeast.

Woodie Gold

Name of Beer (ie: Downtown Brown): Woodie Gold

Style of Beer (ie: Ale, Lager, IPA, etc..): Classic Pilsener

Size of Beer (ie: keg, 12 oz bottle, draft, etc…) : 12 oz. Bottle

Woodie Gold is a brewed with Tettnanger and imported noble Saaz hops, which produce wonderfully spicy flavor true to classic pilsener style. With a combination of Vienna malts, pale barley, and wheat balance that will surely will hops with a delicious biscuity flavor and produce a golden beautiful color. A refreshing lager finishes crisp and dry. A slightly sparkling light golden lager with a small, soft white head that leaves really good lacing. The taste really fades quickly and ends ups a tad way. The is the beer that your father loves to drink.

Shipyard Old Thumper Extra Special Ale

Name of Beer (ie: Downtown Brown): Shipyard Old Thumper Extra Special Ale

Style of Beer (ie: Ale, Lager, IPA, etc..): English Style Ale

Size of Beer (ie: keg, 12 oz bottle, draft, etc…) : 12 oz. Bottle

An old Thumper is an orange color with a thick head formation, good bubbly carbonation and a very buttery nose. The palate is rich and malty with slightly sweet at first, have a lots of mushroom-like and buttery Ringwood Character. The finish is a touch cidery, and becomes increasingly bitter with a hint of mint. The bitterness lingers on the tongue after sipping. A truly classic English style ale and surely you will enjoy. It is good to paired up with cheese and garlic sausages cooked in olive oil with peppers and onions. The side dished of mashed potatoes that will surely a perfect match. The original gravity is slightly higher than normal at 1.060 and the alcohol content at about 5.5%. A mouthful is medium, crisp and refreshing an easy to drink and have this well balanced.

Huber Premium Beer

Name of Beer (ie: Downtown Brown): Huber Premium Beer

Style of Beer (ie: Ale, Lager, IPA, etc..): American Pale Lager

Size of Beer (ie: keg, 12 oz bottle, draft, etc…) : 12 oz bottle

Huber Premium beer is a very pale, straw and yellow beer with a thin white creamy head. At the first glance it looks like Budweiser with more head. A clean tasting, thirst-quenching beer with a mild malty aroma which can give you a delicate hops and very faint fruit. A smooth beer with a nice mellow balance of light fruity malt sweetness, grain flavour and equal hop flavour. The feeling is simple but it does offer the flavor on the outside edges of the tongue which can give you a unique experience. And I think it is good to paired up with some little sweet cakes or pasta.

Golden Monkey Beer

Name of Beer (ie: Downtown Brown): Golden Monkey Beer

Style of Beer (ie: Ale, Lager, IPA, etc..): Tripel

Size of Beer (ie: keg, 12 oz bottle, draft, etc…) : 12 oz bottle

Golden Monkey Beer is a strong and sensual Belgian style ale that glows and give you a goodness feeling. With an appearance of hazy, cloudy, full of particulate. The smell of the alcohol is a yeast, spice and fruity that give you an oozing to the nose. A surprisingly sweet with a malt and fruity flavors with spices afterward that surely will give a strong impressions. The alcohol is distractingly strong and a mouth feel unexpectedly because of the heavy style. A combination of carbonation that make the beer heavier palate. Overall, it was enjoyable to drink.

HopDevil Ale

Name of Beer (ie: Downtown Brown): HopDevil Ale Beer

Style of Beer (ie: Ale, Lager, IPA, etc..): American IPA

Size of Beer (ie: keg, 12 oz bottle, draft, etc…) : 12 oz. Bottle

HopDevil Ale is menacingly delicious with a powerful aromatic punch of whole flower American hops backed up by a rich, German malts. Pour it nicely and it will give a golden cloudy with a decent head but it will fade quickly. It have a roller coaster ride of flavor, coasting to a smooth finish that satisfies fully. A copper/amber with a spicy citrus hits the nose but will fade away afterward. It is strong on hops but malty enough to drink multiples. A very satisfying in it’s balance and perfect mouth feel a not too full, not too thin and not too carbonated.

Pyramid Snow Cap Ale

Name of Beer (ie: Downtown Brown): Pyramid Snow Cap Ale

Style of Beer (ie: Ale, Lager, IPA, etc..): Ale

Size of Beer (ie: keg, 12 oz bottle, draft, etc…) : 12 oz bottle

Snow Cap Ale is a rich, full bodied winter warmer crafted in the British Tradition beers that will amazed you. The color is dark almost dark as the bottle and the smell incredible as well. The hints of the caramel and a faint underscore of chocolate somehow give you intensified feeling. The nice combination of flavors will give you a taste of lightly bitter and a clung to the mouth. This is a highly drinkable and desirable form in a cold weather. The Snow Cap Ale is good to pair with chocolate desserts and really give you an enjoyment and you will never forget.

Anchor Steam Beer

Name of Beer (ie: Downtown Brown): Anchor Steam Beer

Style of Beer (ie: Ale, Lager, IPA, etc..): American style lager

Size of Beer (ie: keg, 12 oz bottle, draft, etc…) : 12 oz bottle

Anchor Stream is a deep amber color, think head, and have a rich flavor with a taste of malt, with a long hop finish. The bitterness of the beer is all around but it is overpowering that will have a good carbonation in the mouth. Drinkability is good and surely you will asked for another one. Very lacing but awesome tasting beer. I think it is good to be paired up with any food you found in the bar or any food you like to eat. A very unique beer and a very exceptional.

IPA ( Indian Pale Ale)

Name of Beer (ie: Downtown Brown): IPA ( Indian Pale Ale)

Style of Beer (ie: Ale, Lager, IPA, etc..): Pale Ale

Size of Beer (ie: keg, 12 oz bottle, draft, etc…) : 64 oz. Growler

IPA a smooth smell of perfumes alcohol, fruitiness and a malt. Although the newer versions frequently overshadow the malt with strong hops. A poured cloudy amber color with an average frothy white head that lasted with excellent lacing. With a moderate tart citrus aroma and a medium and dry slick texture. The medium bitter flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. A lovely flavor, bread crust and caramel. To top in all, it is very tasty but somewhat sweet. And I think very perfect sample of the style, a very well done beer and a well balanced. Try to paired with delicate cuisine and seafood, it proved a bit overpowering and enough to stand up to rich entrees and sauces. It is also good to paired with strong cheese, casseroles, stews, barbecue and all manner of red and these will surely you will enjoy.

Redhook ESB

Name of Beer (ie: Downtown Brown): Redhook ESB

Style of Beer (ie: Ale, Lager, IPA, etc..): Ale

Size of Beer (ie: keg, 12 oz bottle, draft, etc…) : 16 oz draft

A fresh aroma Redhook ESB, blend with two-row Klages and Caramel 60 barley malts and two hop varieties of Willamette and U.S-grown Tettnang. A rich, coppered color ale with a balance between bitterness of the hops and the sweetness of a heavier caramel malting. It is great paired with grilled meats will surely be unforgettable rich experience. A rich amber colored brew, tainted by a touch of haze and topped with an appealing two-finger, white, creamy foam head.

Scape Goat

Name of Beer (ie: Downtown Brown): Scape Goat

Style of Beer (ie: Ale, Lager, IPA, etc..): Ale

Size of Beer (ie: keg, 12 oz bottle, draft, etc…) : 12 oz bottle

Scape Goat is a very smooth brew, a very refreshing and well-balanced to taste. It consider as the best English Style pale ale brewed in North American Brewers’ Association competitions at Mississippi. A brewed with pale, crystal malts, and Kent Goldings and Crystal Hops. It has a fairly watery mouth feel and it would be easy to drink a lot of this beer. It doesn’t have a very strong nose that we can detect, the taste is reminded of some grapefruit and orange. A very interesting and tasty brew. The maltiness is stands there with a lightly toasted flavor, yeast jumps in at the same time with a nutty note.

Intense Barley Wine

Name of Beer (ie: Downtown Brown): Bigfoot Barleywine Style Ale

Style of Beer (ie: Ale, Lager, IPA, etc..): Ale

Size of Beer (ie: keg, 12 oz bottle, draft, etc…) : 16 oz draft

This Barley Wine has a very intense and complex beverage with alcohol content equal to most wines. It had a taste of hearty, sweet malt favor which is offset by a strong and bitter flavoring from hops for balance. This is the best beer for storing over a long period of time. The Color ranges from copper to medium brown with a strong scent of malt, hops, and even the alcohol. I felt  the warmth of the alcohol as you swallow and makes you feel good with a good quality of cheesecake that offer a contrast that will bring all of the flavors together.

Blue Heron Pale Ale

Name of Beer (ie: Downtown Brown): Blue Heron Pale Ale

Style of Beer (ie: Ale, Lager, IPA, etc..): IPA Style Ale

Size of Beer (ie: keg, 12 oz bottle, draft, etc…) : 12 oz bottle

A hop flavor and aroma with low to medium maltiness, Pale Ale. It has a deep amber color and has a bit more maltiness flavor. An exceptionally full-bodied, complex character with a fragrant bouquet and spicy flavor. Pale Ales is a great taste with everything especially well with a spicy cuisine, since the flavor will equal to the richness of many hot dishes. And it also good with starters and salads, its spicy complexity stimulates both appetites and conversation.

Abita Amber

Name of Beer (ie: Downtown Brown): Amber

Style of Beer (ie: Ale, Lager, IPA, etc..): Munich Style Lager

Size of Beer (ie: keg, 12 oz bottle, draft, etc…) : 12 oz

A Munich style lager brewed with crystal malt and Perle hops. It has a smooth, malty, slightly caramel flavor and a rich amber color. It is the most versatile beer for pairing with food. You can try it with smoked sausages, Louisiana boudin, or even with cavier. And also, it is great with crawfish and Cajun food. I also enjoy it with a spicy gumbo or tomato-based pasta sauce. It is really good with Abita Amber.

a hefeweizen worth dying for

Name of Beer (ie: Downtown Brown): Widmer  Hefeweizen

Style of Beer (ie: Ale, Lager, IPA, etc..): Wheat Beer

Size of Beer (ie: keg, 12 oz bottle, draft, etc…) : 12 oz bottle

Widmer Hefeweizen (Wheat Beer), is brewed from premium malted wheat and light barley malts, utilizing the traditional ale yeast. These unfiltered ale had this characteristics of spicy Strissel Spalt hops, Pale, smooth and light bodied. It is fresh, light palate with a highlights the delicacy of a fish or simple chicken dish without being overpowering. It can served with pizza or pasta but I recommend to try the simple presentation of fresh pasta with olive oil and sprinkling of fresh herbs.

Stone’s Anniversary Ale…mmm!

Name of Beer (ie: Downtown Brown): Anniversary Ale

Style of Beer (ie: Ale, Lager, IPA, etc..): American Style IPA

Size of Beer (ie: keg, 12 oz bottle, draft, etc…) : 20 oz draft

Anniversary Ale is the most finest raw ingredients and the freshest, most flavorful hops in all award winning of ales and lagers. This beer is a big, full-flavored ale bursting at the seams with fresh, spicy and aromatic hops. This will be the right beer for all anniversary to all occasions. This will be good to pair with assertive aged cheeses such as pedrozzo Dairy’s Northern Gold or Aged Farmstead Cheddar from new York. A perfect match for the spicy dishes from Southeast Asia and India. An orange and barley candy notes of Anniversary Ale accent fine bittersweet chocolates for the perfect dessert.

Bell’s Porter rocks my world

Name of Beer (ie: Downtown Brown): Bell’s Porter

Style of Beer (ie: Ale, Lager, IPA, etc..): Porter style brew

Size of Beer (ie: keg, 12 oz bottle, draft, etc…) : 12 oz bottle

The Bell’s beer porter is the good beer for those who want a full flavored, dark beer without the bitterness from the roasted barley that is dark and rich. This porter is really a delicious medium-bodied ale with a creamy head. It’s really relaxing with a traditional with steak. The deep maltiness is an equally perfect match for the rich, smoky flavors or grilled portobello mushrooms. The creaminess of Porter’s chocolate and caramel malts also makes it a perfect accompaniment to desserts, especially those made with chocolate…wow chocolate!

Lunar Ale

Name of Beer (ie: Downtown Brown): Lunar Ale

Style of Beer (ie: Ale, Lager, IPA, etc..): Unfiltered Brown Ale

A unique aromatic brewed with refreshing variety which described as a cloudy brown ale with complex, malty aroma flavor, and a crisp, dry finish. A very versatile beer with a lightness complements lights foods and malty/smoky flavor which can stand on spicy dishes. I already try it with grilled chicken and it really good to paired up. You can also try with roasted chicken or pork, stews, sauges, salads, desserts including walnuts or almonds.

Tastey Celebration Ale

Name of Beer (ie: Downtown Brown): Celebration Ale

Style of Beer (ie: Ale, Lager, IPA, etc..): Ale

Size of Beer (ie: keg, 12 oz bottle, draft, etc…) : 16 oz draft

This ale was great, it has a bit of hoops that hits you right off the head…but then is able to keep you coming back with a smooth malty finish with its heavier and spicer body. I enjoyed this brew with a chicken fried steak meal where they actually pounded ham into the chicken first…along with this my sierra and I enjoyed mashed potatoes and some lightly steamed veggies…all in all I think is a beer that you won’t drink more then one, its strong, spicey and malty…but as a first beer of the night with a meal sort of thing…it works out better then most!