Monthly Archives: June 2013

Santa Cruz Ale Works Dark Night Oatmeal Stout

From the Brewery:  “Our darkest ale is a true American Stout.  Black as a moonless night and full of chocolate and roasted barley flavor, this beer has a creamy, velvety texture from the oats and finishes smooth.” (Thanks to Marc at the … Continue reading

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21st Amendment Brew Free! Or Die IPA

From the Brewery:  “BREW FREE! OR DIE IPA is brewed with some serious west coast attitude. This aromatic golden IPA starts with a sucker punch of six different hops to the nose, quickly balanced by a solid malt backbone. Our … Continue reading

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Tioga Sequoia Half Dome California Wheat

From the Brewery:  “Half Dome is a zestfully refreshing wheat ale brewed with San Joaquin Valley-grown lemon and orange peel to make a uniquely crafted unfiltered session beer. A blend of two distinctive wheat ales, along with local fruits and … Continue reading

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Samuel Adams Double Bock

 From the Brewery:  “Intense and warming, this indulgent lager is brewed with over a half-pound of malt in each bottle, almost enough for a loaf of bread.  Brewed by monks since the 13th century, double bocks are one of the … Continue reading

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Palo Alto Cool Beanz Coffee Porter

From the Brewery:  “‘Cool Beanz’ Coffee Porter is an easy drinking porter, a balanced yet notably coffee focused beer. We brew this beer with our local Coffee Roaster Philz Coffee. The Philz roast we use, Philtered Soul, is roasted with hazelnuts … Continue reading

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Moylan’s Dragoons Dry Irish Stout

From the Brewery:  “Dry, roasty and incredibly rich in flavor, Dragoons Dry Irish Stout is made with a unique blend of imported hops and malted barley from the United Kingdom. This award winning stout is brewed in the Irish tradition … Continue reading

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Sierra Nevada Kellerweis

From the Brewery:  “Kellerweis is one of the only American Hefeweizens made using the traditional Bavarian style of open fermentation. This difficult and labor-intensive technique adds uncommon depth and flavor complexity. Our hazy-golden hefeweizen is deeply flavorful, refreshing and perfect … Continue reading

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