Aged for 12 months in Bourbon barrels, this is a robust beer that exhibits strength and balance. Fruity notes of dried fig, date and raisin are infused with accents of toffee, molasses and sweet spice. Rich, oak-driven flavors of vanilla, coconut and charred sugar—like coconut crème brûlée—flood the creamy palate, giving way to secondary flavors of caramel-drizzled…
This dark ale pours a deep mahogany color, with a substantial head that falls fast and leaves a slight ring around the rim of the glass. The bouquet is intense and loaded with aromas of various sweet spices—clove, cinnamon and vanilla—alongside dried fruit accents of cherry, fig and date. The mouthfeel is full and lush, with a caramel malt backbone to support all…
A classic clean and refreshing selection, this saison pours a cloudy golden-orange color with a big, frothy head that shows good retention. Aromas and flavors of sweet citrus lead, with supporting notes of honey, malt and a light spice character. The mouthfeel is brisk and vibrant, with lifting carbonation and an appropriately tart palate keeping the finish fresh.
This is a collaborative beer from two companies led by women: New Glarus Brewing and Weyermann Malting. It’s crisp and malt driven, as you would expect a classic lager to be, but the Hallertau Mittelfrüh hops impart iconic noble-hop notes of grass, soft grapefruit essence and earthy florals. Smooth and balanced in the mouth, with a light green-tea astringency that…