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Happy Monday, everyone! 

We’re kicking off the week with a special treat for all of you lovers of wild ale, straight from Bend, Oregon. Ale Apothecary makes spontaneously-fermented American wild ale with a special focus on local, quality ingredients. And their attention to detail has turned heads and earned high ratings. But don’t just trust the ratings, taste it for yourself. 

Some of the highlights from this release include:

The Demon King of Friday 
American Wild Ale / 9.12%ABV
Blend of bottled Menotaur and a beer brewed specifically for the purpose of blending. Bottle conditioned with cherry juice.

The Beer Formerly Known as La Tache
American Wild Ale / 8.5%ABV 
LA TACHE is made of malted barley & wheat and Goschie Farms Cascade Hops. The hops are used only for aroma as the balance of the beer comes from acid produced by our house lactobacillus culture. It spends 3-9 months in wine barrels during a long, relaxed fermentation prior to a month-long dry-hopping (yes, in oak barrels!). Our sensory experience is lemon citrus & fermented orchard fruit nose over earthy undertones. The palate finishes with soft lactic acid balanced by the malt body. 

Check out the pricelist for more beauties from Ale Apothecary. 


New shipment from The Veil, and we’re going BIG! Spoil your customers with some rare imperial stouts that are as decadent as it gets. Not only did we get beloved classics like:


Apple Brandy Sleeping Forever
Imperial Stout / 13%ABV 
Anniversary imperial Stout aged in Laird’s Apple Brandy barrels for 12 months

But we also got some of their wildly innovative imperial stouts, like:

Salted Caramel Double Shot Frappe Bourbon Sleeping Forever
Imperial Stout / 13%ABV 
Imperial Stout Aged for 13 Months in Bourbon Barrels conditioned on Salted Caramel Sauce, Marshmallows, Madagascar Vanilla, Non-Dairy Vanilla Soft Serve Ice Cream (!) and Blanchard’s Coffee

Plus IPAs and wild ales galore! Check out the pricelist for much, much more.
 


Popihn earned our love for their hazy IPAs and refreshing sour ales. Now they’ve reached new heights with their Assemblage series, blends of BA imperial stouts and barley wines, like: 

Assemblage : Bourbon 14 mois / Australian Rum 6 mois / Gousses de Vanille 
BA Russian Imp. Stout / 13.5%ABV 

 Need some liquid gold for your taps? Popihn also has you covered with kegs of haze, like NE IPA DDH Idaho 7 Cryo / Talus, and much more. 

Never before distributed in Europe— behold, the Great Northern Barrel Aged Series! This series from Evil Twin NYC is all about Sine Qua Non red wine barrels, indulgent adjuncts and patience. 27 months worth of patience.

You can get your hands on both imperial stouts and barley wines, like this one:
Great Northern Barrel Aged Series 16
BA Barley Wine / 12.5%ABV 
Aged 27 months on Sine Qua Non red wine barrels and conditioned on Mexican Vanilla & Papua New Guinean Vanilla.

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Happy Monday, everyone!

This week we’re excited to be bringing you some beers that don’t make it “over the pond” often enough– Perennial. Brewed in St Louis, Perennial was one of the original breweries to gain renown for imperial stouts brewed using adventurous ingredients.  And none are more famous than Abraxas.

Abraxas 2020
Imperial Stout / 11.5%ABV
An Imperial Stout brewed with ancho chili peppers, cacao nibs, vanilla beans, and cinnamon sticks. Pouring deep brown with a thick head, this beer has a complex body with a delicious lingering roastiness. Abraxas is brewed with unique ingredients intended to challenge and excite the palate. 


And back by popular demand for the 2nd year in a row:


Then You Roast the Mallow 2021(IN CANS)
Imperial Stout / 11.5%ABV 
Then you Roast the Mallow is an imperial stout brewed with graham crackers in the mash and lactose, brown sugar and marshmallow fluff in the kettle and boiled for multiple hours. Post fermentation they steeped the finished beer on graham crackers, marshmallow and cocoa nibs which lend to the overall sweetness, but impart flavors of baker’s chocolate and roasted liquid marshmallow. Drinking this beer reminds us of backyard baseball games, summertime pool visits, and Benny the Jet Rodriguez.


And last, but definitely not least: 

Take 10 2021 (IN CANS)
Imperial Stout / 11.5%ABV
Brewed with pretzels, and a touch of sea salt added on the tail end. We added Caramel and chocolate during fermentation, then steeped it on a fairly reasonable amount of whole roasted Virginia peanuts. Roasted peanuts give a lush aroma, with a balance of peanut, caramel and salt on the palate. 

Equilibrium has people in a haze for their hazy beers. And whether they prefer cans or draft beer, we have something for everyone. Like: 

Fractal Citra/Mosaic (In both cans and kegs)
IPA / 6.8%ABV
Fractal Citra & Mosaic pours a resinous-hazy-straw yellow releasing complex aromas of dank citrus, passion fruit, earthy grass, and tropical melon. The taste is resinous, dank pineapple juice, touch of pine, and ends with a slightly creamy mouthfeel and a firm but rounded bitterness. 

Check out the pricelist to see our exciting selection.

You scream, we scream, we all scream for KEY KEGS

Give the people what they want and satisfy your customers’ desire for draft beer. Do they want:

Arpus? You betcha.
Fuerst Wiacek? Right on!
Equilibrium? Of course they do!

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Happy Monday, everyone!

I hope you all had a wonderful week while we were away soaking in the sun. We’re hitting the ground running with a quintuple release this week, featuring EquilibriumEvil Twin NYCEvil Twin,Arpus and Folkingebrew! 

Equilibrium is getting the party started, with a release of both cans AND kegs.

You will not want to miss out on this huge selection of EQ juice, including:
 
Morning Haze 
DIPA / 8%ABV
Morning Haze is an aggressively hopped Galaxy/Mosaic DIPA with wheat and oats. It pours a hazy tangerine orange and releases bright notes of pineapple and blueberry with an aroma that mirrors the balanced taste.

As well as twists on their classic favorites, like:

Photon Citrus 
Pale Ale / 4.8%ABV
Photon Citrus is our beloved Photon American Pale Ale conditioned on fresh grapefruit, lime, lemon, tangerine, and orange zest. It is everything photon is with a balanced touch of citrus; this citric delight is perfect to welcome the summer weather.

Quantities are extremely limited, so we will give preference to people who place full orders, including several other brands from our pricelist. 

Got kegs? We sure do. In addition to these Equilibrium kegs, we also have a great selection from Fuerst Wiacek and Arpus (read below for more details). 


Next up, a special treat from our dear friends at Evil Twin NYC and Evil Twin!

First off, Evil Twin NYC sent us some of their wildly good sours ales that pack a crazy amount of flavor, like:

I’ve Been Missing my Mom’s Spice Blackberry Cobbler
Sour IPA / 6.8%ABV
Major blackberry cobbler flavors that makes us miss mom’s home-cooking. Blackberry, cinnamon, and vanilla bean.

And Evil Twin spoiled us with not one, but 2 versions of their decadent Rum BA 120 Days Dry Aged Stout.

120 Days Dry Aged Stout Barrel Aged (Coconut)
Imperial Stout / 17.5%ABV
Aged in Papas Pilar Rum Barrels with toasted coconut, coconut, cacao nibs, & cinnamon.

Check out the pricelist for the full list of Evil Twin and Evil Twin NYC– and be aware that some of the beers have terms and conditions associated with them, (which you can see on the pricelist,) due to the extremely limited nature of these beers.


Did you know that Arpus means “outside” in Latvian? They named it that because they think outside the box of traditional beer– and we think it’s also because their beers are the perfect pairing for an afternoon in the sun.

Check out our pricelist for a HUGE selection of both cans and kegs of pale ales, IPAs, DIPAs, TIPAs, and even a QIPA!


Folkingebrew is continuing to turn heads and gain recognition with this newest release. Don’t get left behind! 


Here Comes the Sun
NE DIPA / 8.2%ABVNew England Style Double IPA with Galaxy, Eclipse, Mosaic, Mosaic Incognito.
Summer in the City
NE IPA / 7.5%ABV
New England Style IPA with Citra Incognito, Citra and Nelson Sauvin.

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Happy Monday–and, more importantly, happy summer!

Just a heads up that we will be closed next week for our summer holiday, so now’s the time to wrap up your orders. And we have plenty of tasty brews to top up your pallets.

First up are our friends in San Diego at Alesmith. I don’t know about you, but we can’t get enough West Coast IPAs– and Alesmith’s IPA is truly in a league of its own.

Alesmith IPA 
7.25%ABV / West Coast IPAOne of the all-time highest rated IPAs on RateBeer, AleSmith IPA is back for their 25th Anniversary and better than ever.  Bursting with massive hop aromas of grapefruit, pine, and tropical fruits from huge additions of Columbus and Citra, this classic IPA is perfectly balanced by a healthy malt backbone and smooth, bitter finish.


We also have several varieties of their Speedway Stout to share, including the newest to hit the shelves, with Mostra Coffee and Coconut. Speedway Stout:

Mostra Coffee and Coconut
12%ABV / Imperial Stout
For this special edition of their signature imperial stout, they partnered up with Mostra Coffee to provide their artisanal flair. Combined with copious amounts of coconut, this beer has intense notes of chocolate, roast, dark fruit, and a touch of milky sweetness, creating a perfect decadent blend of flavors. 


Fuerst Wiacek’s new Berlin-based brewery is going at full-speed! 

They’ve shared a collection of hazy beauties with us, both in kegs and cans, like:  

Seascape
DIPA / 8%ABV
 This hazy DIPA was made in collaboration with one of the rising stars in the New England craft beer scene, Vitamin Sea Brewing. It’s dry-hopped with Citra, Motueka & Loral and will have give you the feeling of sitting on the windswept coastline of Massachusetts– refreshing and awe-inspiring. 

Want even more kegs? Then check out the offerings on our pricelist from Arpus.


Last, but certainly not least, we just received a new shipment of fresh IPAS from The Veil. 

 Left Alone
DIPA / 8%ABV / Canned June 15th! Double IPA with a nice fluffy base containing oats and wheat and hopped with Nelson, Galaxy, and Mosaic hops. Flavors of round apricot fruit leather, Capri Sun, and a handful of fresh tropical fruit.

Check out the pricelist for more hop haze, as well as rich imperial stouts and delicate wild ales from The Veil. 

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Have you been missing West Coast IPAs as much as we have? Then you’re in luck, because the holy trinity of Californian breweries, Port Brewing, The Lost Abbey & The Hop Concept, has heard our prayers.

In addition to bestowing upon us thirst-quenching West Coast IPAs from Port Brewing like Wipeout, The Hop Concept plays around with hops to make hazy creations like:

Dank & Sticky
DIPA / 8.5%ABV
The inaugural beer of The Hop Concept brand, this IPA boasts aromas of citrus and dank, resinous pine. As the flavor opens, huge notes of stonefruit and dank resin give way to a malty backbone and drying hop bitterness on the finish.

And Port Brewing does so much more than preaching the word of the West Coast IPA. They also dabble in the dark arts, with beers like:

Old Viscosity
Imperial Stout / 10%ABV
In a pinch, this beer could be substituted for your jalopy’s engine oil. While most haven’t chugged used oil from the crank case, it wouldn’t be black as a starry night, nor sport a creamy tan head like Old Viscosity. Remember, oil changes every 3k miles and drink Old Viscosity as needed. Everyone wins.

Want more rich beers? Lost Abbey focuses on Belgian-inpired beers, especially those that are barrel-aged, so you know you’re in for a treat when they make an imperial stout, like:

Serpent’s Stout
Imperial Stout / 11%ABV
This is a massively thick and opaque beer that begs the saints to join the sinners in their path to a black existence.

Be sure to check out the pricelist for all of the refreshing IPAs and rich stouts from these three breweries.

Did you know that The Veil got it’s name from Matt Tarpey’s time spent learning the art of wild ales with Jean-Pierre Van Roy at Cantillon?
Jean-Pierre explained to Matt that natural wine maker’s refer to the yeast pellicles from the spontaneous fermentation process as “The Veil.”
So it’s no wonder that The Veil is excelling at making wild ales, like:

Mergence IV
Farmhouse Ale / 6%ABV
A blend of barrel-fermented Farmhouse-inspired ales aged in red wine barrels for 15 months dry-hopped with El Dorado and Motueka hops. Bright and zesty with notes of white grape juice. Bottle-conditioned for 23 months.

But don’t get so distracted by their beautifully crafted wild ales that you miss out on their decadent imperial stouts, empty & Devastate.

Devastate
Imperial Stout / 17%ABV
Imperial Stout Aged in Rum Barrels for 12 Months and Apple Brandy Barrels for an Additional 12 Months conditioned on Cacao Nibs, Cinnamon, Blanchard’s Coffee, Vanilla, and Chilis

Arpus is back with an exciting selection of IPAs ranging from 5.5% all the way up to 12% — and also with enough kegs to go around! 

DDH Mosaic Cryo x Citra Lupomax IPA
IPA / 6.5%ABV

PS. Want more kegs? Then be sure to pick up Fuerst Wiacek’s first beer from their new brewery in Berlin, IPA N°1.