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Heart O’ Ire

A reddish hued brew, bursting with juicy hops.

Tasting Notes: Pours a reddish-amber, with an off-white colored head. Sweet citrus and a hint of toasted malt in the nose. Extra special malt provides the brew’s color, and offers a malty foundation to stand up to the intensity of bold American hops. Sticky, resinous hops provide plenty of flavor, and a prominent, but not overbearing bitterness. The malt plays up the bitterness a bit as well, and leaves a lingering hint of toasted behind. Medium bodied, with a drying finish featuring a mix of toast and zesty hops. 

Stats
  • ABV: 6.4
  • IBU: 67
  • OG: 1.059
Snow Melter SMaSH IPA

 

Fruity & resinous, brewed exclusively with Michigan-grown Chinook hops.

Tasting Notes: A golden colored IPA to brighten up the winter’s gray. Sweet candy-like hops mingle with soft, fruity yeast esters in the aroma. UK pale malt provides a clean, simple base for the Michigan grown Chinook hops. Light citrus, resin, and candy-like flavors pair nicely with peach and pear esters from the yeast. Medium-bodied with a long minerally finish.

Stats
  • ABV: 6.2
  • IBU: 65
  • OG: 1.060
Big Hair

A very pale ale, with a white cap of foam. Juicy peach and tropical undertones harmonize in the aroma. The fruit persists on the palate, joined by pithy bitterness, and resinous American hops, perched upon subdued malt sweetness. The beer’s medium-light body, and long, minerally finish, ensure the continued enjoyment of successive pints.

Stats
  • Body:
  • ABV: 5.9
  • IBU: 63
  • OG: 1.058
Shark Jumper DIPA

Resinous and dank with hints of apricot and meyer lemon.

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Precious Metal IPA

Precious Metal pours gold, with a white cap of foam. Apricot, pine, and candied citrus fruit mingle in the nose, while apricot becomes more prominent on the palate. The bitterness is firm, but not unbalanced, letting the clean malt profile peak through toward the end of the sip. Finishes dry, with a hint of malt and hops lingering behind.

Stats
  • Body:
  • ABV: 6.8%
  • IBU: 43
  • OG:
Cross St India Pale Ale

Brewed with lemongrass, this exotic and round IPA is citrus forward and has a light vinous quality to it. It has a subtle spice flavor with lingering notes of dill and thyme. The Sauvignon Blanc characteristics of the sorachi Ace hop and lemongrass combo create a refreshing experience before finishing out with a light chewiness from the touch of wheat added to the boil.

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Uncle Mitch IPA

Uncle Mitch is an American IPA bursting with peach, pineapple, and dank aromas. The beer delivers ample resinous, tropical fruit character, with a smooth bitterness that lasts through the long, dry finish.

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Woodsy IPA

An American IPA, deep gold in color, inundated with American hops.  Strong pine notes upfront with citrus and tropical fruit rounding out the aroma. Resinous American hops and unapologetic bitterness hit the palate, with a moderate dry finish and lingering bitterness.

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40 Years Gone

An American IPA brewed by our dear friends and ABC Hall of Famers Jeff and Susan Rankert.  Their recipe pays tribute to the Pabst Brewing Company’s Ballantine IPA that Jeff first tasted in 1974.  Our favorite description for this beer comes from Beer Advocate:  “It is not polite. Its flavors are almost defiant- a huge nose with hops and malt struggling for control, a bit of oak, just the right carbonation and an insanely long finish worthy of any hop-head.”

Stats
  • Body:
  • ABV: 7.2
  • IBU: 90
  • OG:
G6 Rye IPA

Brewed with 6 malts and 6 hops (ample rye malt, and liberal amounts of earthy, resinous hops), this rye pale ale pours golden, finishes slightly spicy and dry, and urges another pint to be poured.

Stats
  • Body:
  • ABV: 5.7%
  • IBU: 50
  • OG: 1047

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