Friday, April 22, 2016

Maritime Beer Report - April 22, 2016

Hello and welcome to the 2016 Earth Day issue of the Maritime Beer Report.

The boys on Robie Street, Good Robot Brewing, have released their newest beer on tap for pints and growlers, Damn Fine Coffee and Cherry Pie Pale. The homage to the 1990s series "Twin Peaks" is brewed with a sweet crust body, citrusy hops from the twin peaks region, and complemented with Java Blend Coffee Roasters cold-brewed Ethiopian Guji coffee, grown in cherry soil and known for its berry character. Dessert beer anyone? 

Granite Brewery has its India Pale Ale is back on tap for the season. It is well hopped golden British-style IPA (5.0% ABV), dry-hopped with fuggle hops. It is available in growlers at the brewery and select taps.

On the heels of Golden Stout North Brewing released Glenora Barrel Aged Strong Dark. North says five months of aging has done wonders to this already delicious brew. They also released a teaser that they have one last barrel that is still aging on some Brett they added. By the way this is a 10.5% ABV beer.

Propeller Brewing filled in the details on their Prop'r Cask night next Friday. It will feature food from Chef Matt MacIassc from Krave Burgers and they are going to have their 3-way Collaboration with Tatamagouche Brewing and Big Spruce Brewing, Cerberus, as the cask. It will be dry hopped and will be the first peek into the collaboration this time around as it wont be released until NS Craft Beer Week. 

Rudder's Seafood Restaurant & Brew Pub brewer Mike Ferguson revealed that he has a Sweet Chocolate Stout and a Lager in the fermenters. Look for their release soon. 

Sea Level Brewing has release a popular seasonal. Southern Cross IPA with a 6.7% ABV is out now at the brewery. Look for it in the usual spots. 

Sober Island Brewing launched today at Saltscapes Expo. They will focus on two beers a Sober Island Oyster Stout and English Golden Rye Ale. Initially you will need to go to Sheet Harbour to try them unless you catch them at an event or market. Watch here and on their facebook page to find them. 

Unfiltered Brewing launched Solve the Riddle of Steel IPA. Described as "Bright and juicy with a serious New England influence on top of the usual San Diego roots". It is 7% ABV and 70 IBUs. Available now at the brewery.

Celtic Knot Brewing says it is time for a new beer and was brewing "Monkeytown Mango". It is a mango infused pale ale that will be low in bittering but big on mango at about 4.8% ABV. Look for it it hit accounts soon. 

Picaroons released its organic seasonal Dooryard Wheat Ale today. Available at the Brewtique in Downtown Fredericton, at the Picaroons General Store in Uptown Saint John, and taps throughout New Brunswick. 

Have a great week end and until next week enjoy responsibly.