Friday, May 20, 2016

Maritime Beer Report- May 20, 2016

Hope everyone is set for the unofficial kick-off to summer this week end. Here is a few beer items to help you plan what to get.

Upstreet Craft Brewing have released the first small-batch release in the new One Way Series called Smoke'em If Ye Got'em. It's a 6% ABV smoked porter with Chinook hops from New Brunswick and smoked malt.

Flying Boats Brewing has brewed Humpyard Steam Ale (California Common) this style was originally brewed by the early German settlers in San Francisco, using Pale Ale ingredients but fermented with a larger yeast at the low end of Ale fermentation techniques. Flying Boats says it hass a nice caramel malt flavour with a distinctive crisp and clean finish defines this refreshing beer. 5.8% ABV with 46 IBUs. Watch for it on tap soon.

Grimross Brewing ‏have released their new E.S.B. It is a 5.3% ABV beer. Grimross descibes it as woodsy, peppery, caramel malt and a hop finish. On tap now. 

Hammond River Brewing have brewed their Blood Orange Hefeweizen and The Vegas SMaSH IPA. Vegas is dedicated to Shane's Duck Toller named Vegas that passed away earlier this month. This SMaSH IPA was brewed with Pale Ale Malt and lots of Amarillo hops. It will be a 6.5% ABV beer and 60 IBUs. 

Graystone Brewing brewed a black IPA at Maybee Brewing this week. Brewer helping brewer, that is why I love covering the Maritime Craft Brewing scene. Look for it soon.‬

Breton Brewing was at Full House Beer fest showing off their cans. They tell me look for Breton in cans at the brewery and at select NSLC stores the first week of June. 

Garrison Brewing has are launching the ultimate community beer with their U-Pick Series. The first one is Rhubarb. They are asking people to bring us your clean ripe Rhubarb to their Seaport Retail store, they will brew it up and you get beer in trade.
This weekend Garrison will have Brewhouse Cider back on tap at the brewery. It is a collaboration cider with Bulwark. It is 5.8% ABV and it is gluten free.

Good Robot Brewing has a couple of new BetaBrews. Versions 1.0 and 2.0 of American Wheat beer are available for tasting at the taproom. 

Tatamagouche Brewing says its Deception Bay IPA is now available at select NSLC across the province.

Unfiltered Brewing has brought Daytimer back. It is a 3.4% ABV kettle-soured Berliner Weisse with a big tropical-fruit kick from dry-hopping with Mosaic. It is at the store tomorrow at noon and Charm School at 4 PM.

Stubborn Goat Waterfront Beer Garden is opening this Saturday. There are 12 taps, food options and the patio has been reconfigured and more seating added. Look for the menu online now. 

That will do it for this week. I am off for a couple of weeks hopefully returning June 10th. Until then be good to each other and enjoy responsibly.