Special Beers

Special and BETA beers (brewed irregularly or one-offs):

American Empire Imperial IPA
Type: Special
ABV: 8.6%
IBU: 115
Malts: Crystal, Maris Otter, Munich, Optic, Pilsner
Hops: Cascade, Summit, Williamette
Tasting notes: A proper Imperial IPA, full-bodied with residual sweetness and sharp bitterness. A delight for hopheads.

Banana Republic
Type: Special
ABV: 5.5%
IBU: 19
Malts: Belgian Pale, German Wheat
Hops: Tettnang

Borderline IPA
Type: BETA
ABV: 7.5%
IBU: 73
Malts: Crystal, Maris Otter, Munich, Pilsner
Hops: Cascade, Magnum, Williamette

Mild Ambition
Type: BETA
ABV: 3%
IBU: 23
Malts: Chocolate, Crystal, Maris Otter, Mild
Hops: Fuggles

Red Ale
Type: Special
ABV: 6%
IBU: 55.5
Malts: Amber, Choclate, Crystal, Maris Otter, Munich
Hops: Cascade, Magnum
Tasting notes: A rich, malty red ale with precocious bitterness up front. Fermented with a secret blend of ale yeasts, and dry hopped with Cascade. Brewed for the Brupond American Expats Festival, 2013 as part of the Red, White, and Blue beer special.

Smokin’ Kolsch
Type: BETA
ABV: 4.5%
IBU: 26
Malts: Chocolate, Maris Otter, Smoked
Hops: Tettnang