Every year have a Comedy Month at our Merrimon Movie Theater. We show a classic comedy each week, and create a brand new beer for every movie. Brewed for our 2019 screening of Blazing Saddles. Heavenly malty, this 11.7% ABV Barleywine explodes with notes of sweet candied pineapple, luxurious caramel, toffee and figs. Truly smooth … more
In honor of National Humor Month (April), Asheville Brewing is showing a series of classic comedies combined with special, small batch beer releases to provide the perfect drinking accompaniment for each movie. In conjunction with the special showing of the movie that shaped our teen years, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, Asheville Brewing will release … more
In honor of National Humor Month (April), Asheville Brewing is showing a series of classic comedies combined with special, small batch beer releases to provide the perfect drinking accompaniment for each movie. In conjunction with the special showing of the classic comedic love story, The Princess Bride, Asheville Brewing will release a special beer, “Ashe … more
Brewed with our long time best buds at Zillicoah Beer Co., AsheZilla is the first of a two part collaboration. This unique IPA was brewed with lemon peel, coriander, English yeast, pilsner malt and flaked rice. Galaxy, Columbus, Mosaic, Citra and Simcoe hops join forces, creating a bright and zesty flavor and aroma. Part two … more
Brewed with Koji rice from Ben’s Tune- Up and Aurora Blue tea blend from Asheville Spice and Tea Exchange. This IPA showcases the unique characteristics of the Koji rice and the powerful aroma of the Aurora Blue Tea to aid the lemon profile of the Sorachi Ace hops. What is achieved in this brew is … more
Asheville Brewing Company’s Bantha Milk Blueberry Stout is the finest beer in all the galaxy. The combination of oats, milk sugar, and a huge amount of sweet blueberry pure equals a beer that could make the Kessel Run in less than 12 Parsecs. We made this brew last year in honor of one of our … more
We aged Carolina Mountain Monster in Jack Daniel’s barrels with the addition of toasted coconut to create a rich, complex and delicious beer. Notes of Mounds Bars, coffee, dark chocolate, mellow whiskey and vanilla fill the glass of this beautifully dark beer. We hope you enjoy this limited draft only brew as much as we … more
Asheville Brewing Company and Southern rock/country band Blackberry Smoke made a beer together. “Like an Arrow” blackberry-infused wheat ale is named for Blackberry Smoke’s new critically acclaimed album, “Like An Arrow.” The beer is hopped with Nelson Sauvin and Mosaic to balance out the sweetness of the blackberry infusion. Asheville Brewing’s brew team parsed out six … more
Our collaboration with our friends at Oyster House Brewing is an Oyster and Sea Bean Gose. This Gose is deliciously tart and slightly salty. The addition of caramelized lemons to the boil brought the refreshing quality of this brew to the next level. Every sip of this beer begs for another. This beer will be … more
Harvest Haze is the new Fall 2019 Seasonal Cider from Bold Rock featuring a unique blend of Blue Ridge Mountain apples and pumpkin. The result is a rick and refreshing hazy-hued cider perfect for toasting to a bountiful harvest.
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Brewgasm IPA is classic west coast style with low bitterness and a tropical fruit aroma. Dry-hopped with Idaho 7, Mosaic, and Simcoe, it comes in at a drinkable 5.7% ABV. Asheville Brewing collaborated with local beer writer Anne Fitten Glenn, aka Brewgasm (also, ABC’s pr consultant) to brew this beer for her book release party. … more
A relatively new style in the IPA world, Brut IPA’s are dry, aromatic and very refreshing. BrutGrass is our first take on the new trend and hits on all those points. No residual sweetness and heavy hopping make for a light and bright beer, bubbling with grape and melon aroma. Crisp mouthfeel and very low … more
Buck Up Coconut is a smooth, easy drinking brown ale, elevated with organic coconut toasted to perfection, along with locally roasted Mountain Air coffee. For this batch of Buck Up, we have chosen to highlight the creamy coconut and chocolatey roasted coffee by using nitrogen to allow the flavors to shine through brightly on the … more
The Monster is back! Asheville Brewing’s annual Imperial Stout, Carolina Mountain Monster, is ready to take over our beer-soaked town after months of developing its strength. As always, Mountain Monster is a huge-bodied, dark as night beer that packs tons of flavor. In 2017, we’ve included small additions of locally roasted, cold steeped coffee and … more
Our monster imperial stout has returned! At 11.2% ABV this year’s version has massive body, bursts with complex malt character and is pitch black. Roasted and Chocolate barley combine with the addition of vanilla and coffee to create a colossally Stout beer.
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Every year we have a Comedy Month at our Merrimon Movie Theater. We show a classic comedy each week, and create a brand new beer for every movie. Brewed for our 2019 Shaun of the Dead screening. At 4.9% ABV, this nitro English pub ale showcases a range of light caramel and bready malt notes … more
A collaboration with our friends at the awesome Archetype Brewing Company. A light, refreshing Ale made with Norwegian Kviek Yeast called Oslo creating a clean and delicious beer.
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We took our Putin’s Unicorn Dance Party Baltic Lager and lagered it in red wine barrels to produce D’yavol, our Russian Devil beer, for Devil’s Night, which will take place on Sunday, October 30. Each of the nine South Slope breweries will release a Devil’s Night brew that evening. The tannins from the barrel lagering … more
The brew team loaded up the hops by double dry-hopping this powerful IPA with Simcoe, Mosaic, and Citra. Draft Punk offers tropical aromas of pineapple and mango and clean, juicy, fruity flavors. There’s a slight bitter bite, but it’s not overwhelming. It’s just what you want in a DIPA at 8.6% ABV. Pour it, smell … more
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Asheville Brewing will release El Lagedor Mexican Lager on Friday, June 2, in honor of Asheville Beer Week, at all of our locations. Our light, crisp, crushable summer version of a Mexican lager includes German Pilsner and Vienna malts, plus a good amount of flaked maize. It’s gently hopped with Noble hop varieties for balance. … more
Asheville Brewing has brewed a special cream ale to celebrate Asheville Lyric Opera’s production of Donizetti’s comic opera, “Elixir of Love,” on July 14 and 16. Elixir of Love Cream Ale, brewed with lactose (milk sugar) and both apricot and peach purees, will be released on Friday, July 14, at 5 p.m., on draft only, … more
No smoke and mirrors here.
A medium-bodied brew with two classic American hops varieties: Centennial and Cascade, that create a concoction of mystique and complexity. No smoke and mirrors here. One of our brewpub classics available intermittenly.
We add fresh, roasted Jalapeño peppers to our Escape Artist Pale to produce this very aromatic brew that carries just a hint of spice. Available on draft and also in 22oz bottles in all of our locations.
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In honor of one of our favorite days, St. Paddy’s Day, and to honor one of our favorite Irish guys, Asheville T-Shirt creative dude, Kevin Flanagan, we’ve created a special, small batch Irish Red. This traditional-style beer is brewed with Ireland grown barley and English Crystal malt with a touch of malted oats for a … more
Garyx is a Dragonfruit American Strong Pale with Barbe Rouge Hops that focuses on red fruit notes in a hop forward beer. The combination of French Barbe Rouge and Australian Enigma create a strawberry/raspberry jam and red fruit punch expression, making for a distinctive and flavorful beer. Brewed in collaboration with our friends at Cigar … more
Brewed in collaboration with French Broad River Brewery, Wedge Brewing, and Asheville Brewing Co., this beer represents 75 years of brewing experience. At 8.7% ABV, it packs a punch but remains very drinkable with a light body and a classic Belgian Trappist yeast character.
Let Ginger the Llama trot over your tastebuds. This uncomplicated, refreshing ginger beer is brewed using a blend of local Rayburn Farms and Peruvian ginger, both of which impart a subtle spice. The resulting 4.8% ABV elixir is light and crisp enough to help you zip to the top of the Machu Picchu. Brewed without … more
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Good Helles Bock has spent more than two months lagering. This clean, refreshing German-style lager is lightly dry-hopped with whole cone Saaz hops. The malt bill includes Asheville’s Riverbend Malt House’s Heritage malt plus Vienna and German pilsner malts. These traditional Czech/German brewing ingredients harmonize into a full-bodied pale lager that goes down smooth. This … more
For the 5th annual collaboration with our homeys at Industry Nine we went all out and brewed two IPA’s. A big 7.9%er and a sessionable 5.1% version. We called these beers Tandemonium IPA and Tandemonium Session IPA. Both will be available on draft and in CANS!! Tandemonium IPA A full on hop-explosion of an IPA … more
For the 5th annual collaboration with our homeys at Industry Nine we went all out and brewed two IPA’s. A big 7.9%er and a sessionable 5.1% version. We called these beers Tandemonium IPA and Tandemonium Session IPA. Both will be available on draft and in CANS!! Tandemonium Session IPA Pleasantly hopped with Idaho 7, Comet, … more
Asheville Brewing Company and Industry Nine Componentry have partnered again this year to create a delicious beer for a great cause. This year’s double dry-hopped i9PA is a bright, fruit forward IPA that’s smoothly palatable at 7.5 percent ABV. This brew is aggressively hopped with bouquet of potent hops, including Galaxy, El Dorado, Azacca, and … more
Asheville Brewing Co. and Industry Nine Componentry once again have partnered to create a delicious beer to raise money to support local greenways! This 2019 version is an extra juicy Session IPA hopped with Nelson Sauvin, Galaxy and Azacca hops creating delicious fruit notes on the aroma and flavor.
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Every year we have a Comedy Month at our Merrimon Movie Theater. We show a classic comedy each week, and create a brand new beer for every movie. Brewed for our 2019 screening of Top Secret!, this unfiltered Norwegian Kviek Farmhouse Ale has a slight sweet flavor with a crisp, dry finish. It has bright … more
Easy drinking, resinous IPA. Fruity aroma. Mosaic & Citra hops.
Asheville Brewing Company will release Kim Jong Unicorn Pale Ale on Friday, November 3, at 5 p.m. at both our downtown and North Asheville locations. This all Galaxy hops pale has a super sessionable ABV of 5%. It’s light, bright, and super refreshing. It is, in fact, the complete opposite of the North Korean dictator. … more
This India Pale Lager has the backbone of a true lager plus the earthy, herbal hop flavor of a true Pale. Lead brewer Branden Mountain hopped this one with Citra, Hallertau Blanc, Mosaic, Columbus, and Sylva, an Australian hop. This dry-hopped IPL starts grassy and finishes fruity at a delicious 6.1% ABV. Truly fit for … more
You’ll Never Walk Alone! A melding of English yeast with west coast hops highlight this sweet and fruity hybrid Scouser red IPA. The strong brown bread like malt backbone is only out done by the vibrant, fruity and slightly resinous hop profile that is composed of Cascade, Columbus, Centennial, and Comet hops. Ode to the … more
Sister Bad Habit returns once again! This Session IPA is fresh and easy drinking with bright citrus notes and a refreshing finish. At a low 4.4% ABV Sister Bad Habit is as easy as a Sunday morning. This lovely little IPA is a draft only offering available at our 77 Coxe and 675 Merrimon taprooms. … more
Asheville Brewing Company’s delicious treat of a beer brewed with raspberry, chocolate, and a heaping handful of milk sugar returns on Friday, January 11, 2019. The brew team takes the World Beer Cup award winning Ninja Porter and adds the flavors of the season of love. “This beer combines several of our favorite flavors from … more
Asheville Brewing Company’s delicious treat of a beer brewed with raspberry, chocolate, and heaping handful of milk sugar makes it’s annual return January 19th. “This beer combines several of our favorite flavors of dark and sweet beers we’ve brewed in the past. Ninja is such a nice chocolatey finishing porter to begin with. The additions … more
The beer formerly known as Licence to Swill has been given a new license on life as Low Voltage. It’s a 5.2 percenter brewed with an electrifying combination of Idaho 007, Azacca, and Mosaic hops. This crushable hop juice includes a supporting malt bill of flaked oats, light crystal, plus a fair amount of wheat. … more
Asheville Brewing Company’s Milk of the Sandworm is a Double IPA brewed with milk sugar and a handful of big flavor hops. This beer was conceived to celebrate our annual screening of the hilarious Tim Burton masterpiece, Beetlejuice, at our Merrimon Avenue dine-in movie theater. A base of Maris Otter malt and flaked wheat make … more
Our World Beer Cup 2014 Gold medal winner & 2018 Bronze medal winner. Roasty, smooth brown porter with all-American hops and malts and a chocolatey finish. There are extremely popular seasonals based off of Ninja Porter including Love Ninja, Ninja Latte Coffee Porter and Ninjabread Man Holiday Porter.
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Named a 2017 Top 20 Best Beers in North Carolina by Paste Magazine and one of the favorite Holiday brews in Western North Carolina. Our brewery works closely with the Asheville Pizza and Brewing chefs to hand-craft a concoction of fresh vanilla beans, toasted cinnamon sticks, raisins, molasses, and caramelized ginger. This Christmas-y syrup is then added … more
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The Norwegian Forest Cat has a long and brooding history in the mythology of the Norse people. Believed to have traveled with the likes of Leif Erickson, the cat adapted to the cold and wet conditions the Vikings would face at sea. Similarly, our double IPA of the same name has adapted to the need … more
In an ongoing love affair with Norwegian Farmhouse yeast, we release the third installment in our Norwegian Forest Cat series. Showcasing the versatility of the Kviek yeast strain, we barrel aged this delicate farmhouse beer in Sauvignon Blanc barrels for 7 months allowing for the beer to take on a complexity of flavors including bread … more
This pub-to-pub collaboration beer with our buddies at Deschutes Brewery was brewed with regional malts from Asheville’s Riverbend Malt House. It’s a cool, clean lager with a hint of spice from the rye malt and a slightly unusual hop profile. It’s hopped with Equinox in lupulin form. This “hop hash” provides a potent high alpha … more
When The Dude needs a solid, easy to drink beer he asks Gary for an Oat Soda Lager. Light, clean, and refreshing with a healthy dose of flaked oats to add character to the body. It really ties the brewery together. This beer was brewed in celebration of the screening of The Big Lebowski for our … more
This 6.2% ABV hazy IPA is our high-quality execution of a new modern classic with flavor and aroma of fresh tropical fruit. In Perfect Haze, a blend of yeasts shrouds our iconic Perfect Day, softening and adding complexity to the flavor. This juicy, mellow beer invites you to unfurl, let your edges blur and maybe … more
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This annual collaboration between Highland and Asheville Brewing Co. benefits the Pink Boots Society, which provides scholarships for women in beer. This year’s ale is a light, fruity, hoppy, hazy pale with a creamy mouthfeel and balanced bitterness. A dollar from every pint sold will go to Pink Boots. It’s available on draft only starting … more
This annual collaboration between Highland and Asheville Brewing Co. benefits the Pink Boots Society, which provides scholarships for women in beer. This year’s ale is a light, fruity, hoppy, hazy pale with a creamy mouthfeel and balanced bitterness. A dollar from every pint sold will go to Pink Boots.
We conceived this beer to entice the sinner and the saint in each of us, following one simple rule: you can never have too much of a good thing. So we took mountains of Crystal, Wheat and Munich malts and paired them with lots of Cascade hops for an irresistibly wicked beer that’s at once … more
Roland’s is loyal to the line of Extra Special Bitters from which it takes its pedigree. The effervescent head releases a spicy aroma and the flavor of Cascade hops compliments the big malty sweetness of Crystal malt and roasted barley. The result is a complex, medium-bodied beer with a champion flavor reminiscent of cinnamon and … more
Brewed with a good pal of ours from Idle Vine Brewing Co. in Austin, Texas, this stout starts with delicious rye flavor up front and is backed by a hefty British malt base. Balanced and warming, Rye Plains Drifter lets the subtle spice and earthiness of rye shine without overwhelming the roast character. It’s the … more
We’re extremely proud to release our first international collaboration with our brothers from Santa Sabina Cerveza Artesanal from Guadalahara, Mexico. This Red Brut IPA was brewed with hibiscus to add a subtle red hue and berry flavor. Dry hopped with African Queen, Hallertau Blanc and Vic Secret this beer bursts with passionfruit and berry aroma. … more
RELEASE: 5 p.m. on 1/6/17! The first in Asheville Brewing’s series of small-batch Luchador line-up, Santos El Magnifico is packed with hefty amounts of roasted barley and our own in-house Mole sauce. Our brew team collaborated with our pub chefs to create the Mole, which contains several different varieties of French Broad Chocolate Lounge cacao … more
Asheville Brewing Company’s Savior of the Brewniverse American double red ale was brewed to celebrate the campy 80s classic movie Flash Gordon. The movie will be shown at 7 p.m. on Thursday, September 14, at our North Asheville theater. Tickets are $3 per person, and they are available now. We brewed this beer with classic … more
Every year we have a Comedy Month at our Merrimon Movie Theater. We show a classic comedy each week, and create a brand new beer for every movie. Brewed for our 2019 screening of American Pie, this iteration of a classic German wheat style is all American. Mellow banana esters and very clean compared to … more
Tall. Dark. And very delicious.
One of our brewpub classics. A smooth full-bodied stout–strong in malty flavors and aroma with hints of mocha and chocolate. A very lively mouthfeel with a smooth finish. Mellow but notable hops flavors but very little hop aroma. Available intermittently.
With Scout Stout, we bring back a classic of Asheville Brewing Co. Originally brewed in memory of a lost four- legged friend, this stout is a roasty, chocolatey, hearty yet extremely drinkable stout. The notes of coffee and chocolate compliment the hint of spice coming from a small addition of rye. The back notes of … more
Asheville Brewing is kicking off National Comedy Month (April) on March 28 (almost April) with a showing of cult comedy classic “Shaun of the Dead” at our Merrimon Avenue movie theater. We will release a special, small batch beer to drink while you’re watching the movie. Shaun of the Red Ale is a traditional Irish … more
Our classic, award-winning flagship IPA offers a hoppy, grapefruit flavor and a clean bitter finish. An Asheville classic that is the longest on-tap IPA in WNC.
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Asheville Brewing’s 2018 Sister Bad Habit is a session IPA brewed with white grape juice. The fourth annual release of this special beer celebrates our favorite LaZoom character- Sister Bad Habit. This slightly sweet, easy-drinking beer finishes dry, with lots of fruity aroma along the way. Sister Bad Habit will be released on draft at … more
Asheville Brewing Company’s 2018 Sister Bad Habit Beer is a session IPA brewed with white grape juice. The fourth annual release of this special beer celebrates our favorite LaZoom character–Sister Bad Habit. This slightly sweet, easy-drinking beer finishes dry, with lots of fruity aroma along the way. Sister Bad Habit will be released on draft … more
Skelecorn IPA is brewed with blood oranges and pomegranates, for a bloody delicious fruitiness and color. All-American “C” hops balance out the fruit with a citrus tang (Colombus, Chinook, Centennial and Cascade). Brought back to life after two years, this unicorn won’t let being dead stop it from being brewed again! This is the third … more
Smokey is a Cherry Wood Smoked malt Rye Pale Ale with a present, yet subtle smoke profile accompanied by a slight spice from a heavy hand of rye malt. The hop profile of Saaz and Hallertau Blanc round out the malt character with an earthy and spice like profile followed by a back end of … more
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Asheville Brewing Company’s refreshing wheat beer is right on time for lemony deliciousness. We updated the recipe in 2017 by adding fresh lemon zest to gently increase the citrusy aroma and flavor created by the Lemondrop hops. Wheat creates a perfect balance for this thirst-quenching brew. We love lemons, space, and dogs–making this a particularly special … more
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Stump Mutts Session IPA, brewed with pineapple puree and a dose of milk sugar, is “a tropical punch of a beer,” says head brewer Pete Langheinrich. Perfect for summer drinking with a mild sessionable bitterness and lots of fruity notes. About the Asheville band, The Stump Mutts All rock, ever changing, and all original … more
Asheville Brewing Company will release a special brew named for local rock band Stump Mutts on the Fourth of July, to celebrate all-American local beer, music, and fun. Stump Mutts Session IPA, brewed with pineapple and mango puree and a dose of milk sugar, is “a tropical punch of a beer,” says head brewer Pete … more
Put some danger back in your step
This beer won’t kick you…(not hard anyway). Chocolate, roasted, and crystal malts give flavors of hazelnuts and mocha. A bit of wheat make it a light-bodied beauty that’s easy to drink and easier to fall for. Put some danger back in your step. One of our brewpub classics that’s available intermittently.
In honor of National Comedy Month (April), Asheville Brewing is showing a series of classic comedies combined with special, small batch beer releases to provide the perfect drinking accompaniment for each movie. In conjunction with the special showing of the cult classic, Napoleon Dynamite, Asheville Brewing will release a special beer, Tater Tart Saison. The … more
Our take on a Munich Dunkel, but fermented with an Ale yeast instead of the traditional Lager, hence the “Munich Ale” style name. Beautiful deep copper color and rich notes of toast and figs balanced with a slight fruit character from the yeast create a perfectly drinkable pre-fall beer. This recipe was made after some … more
This unfiltered, fruit-forward IPA has assertive hop notes and a fluffy body. Select aromatic hops, including Galaxy, Citra, and Hallertau Blanc give this beer grape and stone fruit aromas and flavor. That’s balanced by a light, but bready malt bill, which includes toasted flaked and naked golden oats. At 7.4% ABV, this IPA can creep … more
Asheville Brewing’s Trial by Stone Fruit, a dark saison with black currants and tart cherries, was brewed to celebrate the showing of classic 1980’s movie, The Dark Crystal. The malt bill and fruit additions were added to showcase dark stone fruit flavors in this beer. A Belgian yeast blend enhances Trial by Stone Fruit’s layered … more
This Triple IPA quickly puts you in a party mood. The brew delivers a dangerously smooth 11% ABV. It’s a bit of a throwback in hop profile, with a peachy, piney blend of Chinook, Simcoe, and Mosaic. “It reminds me a bit of those old-style West Coast IPAs,” says head brewer Pete Langheinrich. “Triple Secret … more
This single-hop IPA is brewed with Triumph Hops and Pale Ale Malt creating a clean, fresh taste with a hint of resinous aroma. Don’t get sassy with this beer or it will insult and shame you out the door.
Our latest IPA brewed with English yeast and an aggressive blend of Galaxy, Amarillo, Cascade & Hallertau Blanc hops. We left this draft-only IPA unfiltered, making it (to use the parlance of our times) hazy. Please come have a pint and let us know what lively fruit flavor you discover from this high-five-able IPA.
Our version of the German classic Export/Dortmunder style features a malt profile with flavors and aromas of sweet bread with a touch of honey. The hop varieties used are Saaz, Perle, and Sylva to round out the beer with a slightly grassy aroma. With the United States Women’s National Team kicking off their quest of … more
Asheville Brewing will release Whalewolf Peanut Butter Stout to celebrate Devil’s Night on Monday, October 30. This peanut butter chocolate extra stout made is a special Halloween treat. It’s a full-bodied stout brewed with French Broad Chocolate cacao nibs and low-fat powdered peanut butter. Whalewolf is strong, but not overpowering, clocking in at 7.2% AVB. … more
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This crisp and refreshing keller pilsner style uses all locally sourced ingredients from our ridiculously talented friends at Riverbend Malt House and White Labs. Malted Corn, Pilsner and Heritage malts from Riverbend with a Czech Pilsner yeast from White Labs. The flavor and aroma remind you of fresh baked bread, but it has a slightly … more
A sparkling bright, slightly fruit-forward, tribute to Zelda Fitzgerald as well as to the 1920s cocktail that’s still a classic today. Our brew crew added dried juniper berries and dried lime zest in the boil, which gives this beer a little pineyness to balance the sweetness of the lime. Juniper berries, of course, are a primary … more
Our collaboration with our friends at Woodfin’s Zillicoah Beer is a Brett IPA. The second half of a batch brewed with Zillicoah months ago was aged on a mixed culture of brettanomyces and microbes that passed on some delicious fruit-forward farmhouse flavor and aroma. This brewery favorite is dry and supremely refreshing.