Remember The Maine old overholt rye, dolin sweet vermouth, cherry heering, herbsaint splash.
Stella Artois belgium
Samuel Adams, Bostom Lager, MA complex and balanced, with a beautiful hop aroma
Samuel Adams, Summer Ale, MA brewed with lemon peel and those fun-sounding grains of paradise, all the great flavors of summer, 2 months early.
Jack's Abby, Private Rye, MA a farmhouse-style lager, this one is fermented warm, as an ale, giving it fruit and spice atypical of a lager. the locally sourced rye adds complexity and warmth.
Rapscallion, ESB, MA just in time for spring, the newest offering from rapscallion offers a pleasantly biscuity english-style ale, with a mix of old and new world hops. a session beer through and through.
Berkshire Brewing Company, Steel Rail Extra Pale Ale, MA light colored, medium bodied, full flavored american ale
Harpoon, India Pale Ale, MA a boston classic - floral, medium bodied with an aggressive, clean hop finish
Stone India Pale Ale, CA "medium malt character with a heavy dose of over the top hops"
Weihenstephan, Hefeweizen, Germany cloudy golden color with a thick white head, refreshingly bright and clean with characteristic yeasty flavors of banana and clove.
Unibroue, La Fin Du Monde, Quebec honey and spice overlay ripe stone fruit in this golden colored belgian-style tripel
Lexington, Kentucky Bourbon Barrel Ale, KY the kentucky ale is aged in bourbon barrels, boosting the alcohol and smoothing out of the finish, while giving a distinct vanilla flavour
Guinness, Ireland the godfather of draught beer - thick rich, and malty with a velvety mouth feel
Black & Tan, Stell Rail EPA - Guinness Stout our take on an old pub standard
Local Nanos & Micros
Berkshire Brewing Co., Raspberry Barleywine 2012, South Deerfied bbc's spring-time release, a rich barleywine aged with locally grown fresh raspberries. this has been aging in our cellar for one year, allowing the fruit to mellow.
Enlightenment, Biere Brut, Lowell a rare belgian-style strong ale made in the "method traditionnelle," common to sparkling wines. bold spice flavours, with a dry, crisp finish
Mystic, Mary Of The Gael, Chelsea the newly released spring-time farmhouse-style beer. the mysteic brewers have a real knack for saisons, and believe the hop selection for this one really captures the floral scents of spring. i totally agree.
Idle Hands, D'Aison, Everett d'aison, or dark saison, the seasonal release at a time when every brewery and their mother is releasing a saison, and why not! this is the best time of year to drink them. what makes this one different? it's dark, and it's awesone.
Night Shift Brewing, Taza Stout, Everett a stout brewed with roasted chicory root using a belgian yeast, and aged on cacao nibs from taza
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Unibroue, Grand Reserve 17, Quebec a grand reincarnation of the 17th anniversary ale brewed back in 2007. released in 2011, this strong dark trappist-inspired ale is aged in french oak
Samuel Adams, Utopias, Boston aged in a mix of barrels for years, the 10th anniversary edition is rich and syrupy, this beer is uncarbonated and served room temp. production is very limited
St. Bernardus, Abt 12 Magnum Edition 2012, Belgium soft, rich, smooth fruit flavor in this belgian quadruple. this represents the height of belgian abbey brewing
Bunnies & Eggs
Pretty Things, Fluffy White Rabbits, Westport, MA a beer in the style of a belgian tripel, with the "hoppy" edge pretty things is known for, with tropical fruit overtones and a bit of spice, this beer is equally delicious with bunnies or eggs (for brunch).
Ommegang, Iron Throne, NY launched in tandem with the premier of the new season of game of thrones, this belgain blonde is the first in a series of three. gently hopped and spiced with a bit of lemon peel. very limited in production. what does game of thrones have to do with easter? i have no freaking idea.
Belgian & Belgian Style
Wittekerke, Wit Bier, Belgium bright, zesty and refreshing , with a light clean finish
Boulevard, Tank 7, MO fragrant, floral, and citrusy, this brightly colored and flavorful ale finishes with a strong hop presence and pungent spice. one of the best farmhouse-styles made.
Fantome, Hiver, Belgium a saison style brewed with spices. earthy undertones with a dry, spicy finish. the recipe changes every year, so who konws for sure.
The Breury, Saison De Lente, CA lighter in color and body, and brewed with brettanomyces yeast for added complexity and a rustic, somewhat wild character.
Mystic, Mary Of The Gael, MA the mystic brewers have a real knack for saisons, as they culture their own yeast strains. they selected the hops for this beer to reflect the aromas of spring.
Idle Hands, D'Aison, MA a dark version of saison, still has the spice and hops, but more mellow and less bitter. a good saison for darker meats.
Strong Golden Ale
Gouden Carolus, Cuvee Van De Keizer, Belgium 2008 brewed according to ancient traditions, golden yellow with refined, spicy aromas and a powerful finish
Duvel, Belgium distinguished belgian ale - light gold, complex and aromatic
Biere De Champagne
Enlightenment, Biere Brut, Lowell, MA a rare belgian-style strong ale made in the "method traditionnelle" common for sparkling wines. bold malt and spice flavours, with a dry, crisp finish
Strong Dark Ale
Unibroue, Trois Pistoles, Quebec rich black ale, dripping with rum and chocolate-covered cherries, with a finish as smooth as morgan freeman's voice
Unibroue, Grand Reserve 17, Quebec a strong dark trappist-inspired ale aged in french oak barrels, giving a creamy body with dried fruit and burnt sugar flavors. elegant in its complexity.
Orval, Belgium a truly distinctive beer, and the only one produced by the monastery. ruddy orange in color with complex aromatics of hay, herbs, earth, and flowers with a lingering hop bitterness and a crisp, very dry finish.
Rochefort, 8, Belgium a darker ale with round flavors of figs and prunes draped with a full caramel-like body. creamy in texture, this is a beer to spend some time with.
Bosteels, Tripel Karmeliest, Belgium in this case, the name tripel is in reference to the 3 grains used in brewing: barley, wheat, and oats. brewed accoring to a 300 year old abbey recipe.
Pretty Things, Fluffy White Rabbits, Westpork, MA a beer in the style of a belgian tripel, with the "hoppy" edge pretty things is known for, with tropical fruit overtones and a bit of spice, this beer is totally made for spring.
Sam Adams, New World, MA deliciously smooth with warm fruit and spice notes enhanced by further aging in oak barrels
Kasteel, Donker, Belgium a strong dark brown ale, full-bodied and creamy. complex layers of dark fruits and molasses. slight sweetness on the finish.
St. Bernardus, Abt 12 Magnum Edition 2012, Belgium the abbey st. sixtus at westvleteren used to contract the cheese factory at watou to make their beer, not wanting to do it themselves. many years later they took control of the process to adhere to trappist standards and bottled it as westvleteren. however, when the agreement came to an end, the brewers at watou were allowed to keep the recipes and yeast and bottle the beer under the name st. bernardus. so although westvleteren rarely exports to the us, gress who does? have 6 or so friends who want to split a killer beer?
Night Shift Brewing, Taza Stout, Everett, MA a stout brewed with roasted chicory root and ginger, then aged on organic cacaco nibs from local taza chocolate, all fermented using a belgium yeast strain
High And Mighty, Beer Of The Gods, Holyoke, MA not really a pale ale, but rather a german-inspired mix between kolsch and altbier, almost a cross between ale and lager. their flagship beer, it's quite smooth and satisfying.
Cisco, Whale's Tale Pale Ale, MA amber english style ale with balance and finesse
India Pale Ale
Uinta, Hop Notch IPA, UT a west-coast-style ipa-piney, restinous, and citrusy. refreshing and bright, the lightest ipa on this list.
Dogfish Head, 90 Minute IPA, DE continuously hopped for 90 minutes, this is quite a powerful ipa, but is balanced by a rich malty core, offering a raisiney fruit aspect to offset the bitter hops.
Stone, Oaked Arrogant Bastard, CA same aggressive beer as the original bastard, but aged on oak chips to soften the bitter edge of the hops
Six Point, Resin, NY an utterly ridiculous amount of highly extracted pacific northwest hops provide the bitter, resinous flavor and aroma that is superbly balanced by a generous amount of malt flavor
Dogfish Head, 120 Minute, DE this beer contains a stupid amount of hops. it's also a relatively sweet beer with liqueur-like tropical fruit to keep it from ripping your mouth apart. split a bottle after dinner instead of dessert wine or cognac.
Boulevard, Collaboration #3 - Stingo, MO a collaboration with massachusetts based pretty things. a old style english strong ale. a portion was fermented normally, some in oak barrels, while some was soured before fermentation. rich, earthy flavors, with a bit of sour cherry.
Wells, Banana Bread, England a traditional english ale brewed with fair trade bananas. try it with dessert. really!
Avery Brewing, Eillie's Brown, CO full-bodied brown ale brewed in the american style with lots of chocolate malt flavor and a pronounced hop flavor
Original Sin, Hard Cider, NY made from domestic granny smith apples, light & crispy with a smooth finish
Stout & Porter
Harpoom, El Triunfo Coffee Porter, MA newest beer in the 100 barrel series. an english style porter brewed with mexican coffee beans from local fair-trade importer equal exchange
Left Hand Brewing, Milk Stout, CO brewed with milk sugars, this stout has a creamy lighter mouthfell and smooth finish
North Coast Brewing, Old Rasputin, CA a cult favorite. powerful stout with a rich chocolaty core and roasted meat flavors. pair with cheese, steak, or chocolate desserts
Augustiner - Brau, Edelstoff, Germany a bright sparkling and fresh beer from munich's oldest brewery
Spaten, Optimator, Germany a german doppelbock, full bodied with a deep, dark color and rich roasted malt flavor
Jack's Abby, Smoke & Dagger, MA using locally grown barley with traditional smoked malt and chocolate malt, this beer has dark smoky flavors of a porter but the light crispness of a lager
* Served Raw Or Undercooked. The Commonwealth Of Massachusetts Suggests That The Consumption Of Raw Or Undercooked Meat, Fish, Shellfish, Eggs And Poultry May Be Harmful To Your Health And Increase The Risk Of Foodborne Illness. Before Placing Your Order, Please Inform Your Server If A Person In Your Party Has A Food Allergy.