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Jun 26 2013

What To Do This Weekend: 2013 NAOBF

2013 naobf logo[pullquote align=”right” textalign=”left|center|right” width=”40%”]Drink Organic, Save the Planet, One Beer at a Time![/pullquote]

This weekend marks the 9th Annual edition of the North American Organic Brewers Festival. With a ton of great organic craft beer, as well as food and music, it is easier than ever to enjoy with the extended 4 day festival.

June 27 – 30, 2013

Noon to 9 p.m. Thurs, Fri & Sat, and Noon to 5 p.m. Sun

Overlook Park in Portland, Oregon

 

[pullquote align=”left|center|right” textalign=”center” width=”100%”]MUSIC LINEUP[/pullquote]

THURSDAY 5-5:45: Tuck and Daisy 6-7: TBA 7:15-8:30: The Hill Dogs

FRIDAY 1-1:45: Brad Mackeson 2-2:45: Bellchoir 3-3:45: The Ruby Pines 4-4:45: Mosby 5-5:45: Leaves Russell 6-6:45: Device Grips 7-8:30: World’s Finest

SATURDAY 1-1:45: Chris Marshall 2-2:45: There is No Mountain 3-3:45: The Bottlecap Boys 4-4:45: Wil Kinky 5-5:45: Jupiter 6-6:45: Jordan Harris 7-8:30: Bitterroot

SUNDAY 12-12:45: Chronic Rock 1-1:45: Jeffrey Martin 2-3: Kory Quinn Duo 3:15-4:30: Twisted Whistle

[pullquote align=”left|center|right” textalign=”center” width=”100%”]2013 NAOBF Beer list descriptions[/pullquote]

Alameda Brewing Co • Portland, OR • www.alamedale.com
Yellow Wolves of Thailand | Imperial IPA
1.082 OG, 1.020 FG, 8.2% ABV, 100 IBU
Organic Classification: 70-94%
This is Alameda’s famed Yellow Wolf Imperial IPA with a Thai twist! Dried mangoes, flaked coconut, Thai basil and ginger are all added to this year round favorite. The brewers switched the usual malts out for organic and kept it extra hoppy, as usual!

Ambacht Brewing • Hillsboro, OR • www.ambacht.us
Ambacht Dark Farmhouse Ale | Belgian Specialty
1.063 OG, 1.008 FG, 7.2% ABV, 18 IBU
Organic Classification: 95-99%
Ambacht Dark Farmhouse Ale is a different sort of dark beer: dark in color, light in body and smooth in taste. This summer-weight porter was made with all organic malt and organic hops and keg-conditioned with blackberry honey.

Ambacht G++ Ale | Belgian Strong Golden
1.076 OG, 1.008 FG, 8.5% ABV, 18 IBU
Organic Classification: 95-99%
Ambacht G++ is incrementally better: it was aged in Heaven Hill whiskey barrels originally used by Hair of the Dog to age its Cherry Adam. HOTD left the cherries in the barrels, so this batch picked up a lot of the Cherry Adam influence in addition to the whiskey. This is a fruit beer unlike any other, made with organic malt and organic hops, fermented with Belgian yeast and keg-conditioned with blackberry honey.

Bison Brewing • Berkeley, CA • www.bisonbrew.com
Honey Basil Ale | Herb Beer 6% ABV, 12 IBU
Organic Classification: 100% | CCOF Certified
Medieval Europeans commonly brewed with honey and gathered herbs, roots and flowers. Today, Bison carefully infuses caramel malts with basil and honey, creating an herbaceous, floral and virtually hop-less beer with a soft wisp of honey and just a hint of basil aftertaste.

Bison Hop Cuvee | West Coast Ale
5.5% ABV, 50 IBU
Organic Classification: 100% | CCOF Certified
Like California sunshine in a bottle, Hop Cuvée radiates a golden hue with brilliant clarity and bright effervescence. It’s crisp, citrusy and tropical with a touch of pine-like bitterness, soft pale malts and a clean, dry finish.

Brunehaut Brewery • Brunehaut, Belgium • www.brunehaut.com
Brunehaut Amber | Belgian Amber Gluten Free
6.5% ABV, 28 IBU
Organic Classification: 95-99% | CERTISYS Certified
This amber beer features an auburn glow with the luster of a fine port. The first fragrance suggests pine seeds lightly sautéed in caramel, followed by a yeasty freshness. The initial taste precisely matches the aroma, finishing clean. This artisanal brewery grows all the barley on its family farm and the beer is as low in gluten as any beer on Earth.

Captured by Porches Brewing Co • St Helens, OR • www.capturedbyporches.com
Bavarian Style Hefeweizen | Bavarian Hefeweizen
1.060 OG, 1.018 FG, 5.7% ABV, 22 IBU
Organic Classification: 95-99%
This Bavarian style hefeweizen is brewed with the traditional yeast that imparts the banana/clove finish to the beer that is both light in color and full in bodice.

Captured by Porches Invasive Species IPA | IPA
1.058 OG, 1.012 FG, 6.3% ABV, 70 IBU
Organic Classification: 95-99%
Brewed in the traditional British style, this IPA is a copper-colored ale that is at once hoppy and malty. Not a “West Coast” IPA, this brew is balanced between hops and malt, and pairs well with food or as a stand alone ale.

Coalition Brewing • Portland, OR • www.coalitionbrewing.com
Bump’s Organic Bitter | ESB
1.054 OG, 1.012 FG, 5.5% ABV, 55 IBU
Organic Classification: 70-94% A Northwest take on a traditional English bitter, this beer’s malt profile displays the bready and toasty notes of biscuit malt. Four hops give a Northwest flair to the traditionally malt forward style and complement the dry finish.

Eel River Brewing • Fortuna, CA • www.eelriverbrewing.com
Açaí Berry Wheat | Wheat Ale
1.040 OG, 1.009 FG, 4% ABV, 15 IBU
Organic Classification: 100% | CCOF/USDA Certified This is a delicate crystal wheat beer with a very light thirst quenching body, balanced by the equally refreshing aroma of organic açaí, pomegranate and other mixed berries.

Eel River Emerald Triangle IPA | American IPA
6.7% ABV, 60 IBU
Organic Classification: 100% This American style IPA features crisp notes of citrus and pine with floral aromas.

Elliott Bay Brewing Co • Burien, WA • www.elliottbaybrewing.com
Organic No Doubt Stout | Oatmeal Stout
1.064 OG, 1.012 FG, 6.8% ABV, 30 IBU
Organic Classification: 100% | WSDA Certified
The darkest of Elliott Bay’s year-round house beers, this robust beer, brewed with flaked oats, has an delicate smooth texture and rich aroma of roasted malt. This is a perennial favorite at the pub.

Elliott Bay Organic Demolition Ale | American Strong Pale Ale
1.068 OG, 1.012 FG, 7.3% ABV, 70 IBU
Organic Classification: 100% | WSDA Certified
This Imperial pale ale features a combination of organic pale, Pilsner, wheat, roast and caramel malts. It’s hopped with organic Magnum, Chinook, Simcoe, Palisade and Cascade hops, then further dry-hopped with Cascade, Simcoe and Chinook.

Falling Sky Brewing • Eugene, OR • www.fallingskybrewing.com
Done Rye’t Pale Ale | Rye Pale Ale
1.056 OG, 1.014 FG, 5.5% ABV, 55 IBU
Organic Classification: 100%
We believe that if you’re going to do something, do it right or not at all. Made with 100% organic ingredients, this rye pale ale has aromas of citrus blossoms and grapefruit rind with a refreshing spicy rye finish.

Falling Sky Biopiracy Best Bitter | Best Bitter
1.047 OG, 1.008 FG, 5.1% ABV, 35 IBU
Organic Classification: 100%
So you want to save your own seeds? Yargh! Think your crop is safe from genetically modified contamination? Yargh! Scalawags using indigenous knowledge for profit? Yargh! This beer is made with 100% organic ingredients and features aromas of honeysuckle and pears with flavors of stone fruit and malt in the finish.

Fish Brewing Co • Olympia, WA • www.fishbrewing.com
Fish Tale Organic Amber Ale | Amber
1.055 OG, 1.014 FG, 5% ABV, 22 IBU
Organic Classification: 100% | WSDA Certified
Medium-bodied with an appealing amber hue, this beer’s organic pale, Munich and crystal malts create a gentle, sweet character that is difficult to resist. From organic Hallertauer hops comes a zesty flavor and aroma that beautifully balance the malt profile.

Fish Brewing Fish Tale Organic IPA | IPA
1.061 OG, 1.013 FG, 6.7% ABV, 42 IBU
Organic Classification: 100% | WSDA Certified
This medium-bodied beer features a rich, golden color. The organic pale and crystal malts lay down a firm malt body that provides the backbone for an assertive hop profile featuring organic Pacific Gems. The result is a Cascadian treasure.

Fort George Brewery & Public House • Astoria, OR • www.fortgeorgebrewery.com
Forbidden Wonder Fruit Ale | Fruit Ale
1.055 OG, 1.014 FG, 5.1% ABV, 0 IBU
Organic Classification: 95-99%
Organic kiwis (translated in Chinese as wonder fruit), caramel and organic two-row malts are fermented with “Forbidden Fruit” yeast.  According to the brewer, fruit beers are endlessly entertaining to brew. Hmmm, must be a story there.

Fort George Spruce Budd Ale | Pale Ale
1.051 OG, 1.013 FG, 5% ABV, 0 IBU
Organic Classification: 100%
Spruce Budd Ale is made from organic two-row malted barley, slow sand- filtered water, house yeast and hundreds of pounds of hand-foraged fresh spruce tips. Delicious is the only word that comes close to describing this labor-intensive beer.

FOTM Brewing Co • Portland, OR • www.portlandwings.com
Shocks of Sheba | IPA
1.064 OG, 1.010 FG, 6.9% ABV, 70 IBU
Organic Classification: 95-99%
Featuring 100% organic malts, this Northwest IPA is inspired by KBOO’s mainstay Reggae program, Shocks of Sheba. As strong as its inspiration, this IPA is made with organic malts and copious amounts of hops for a strong rhythm and a good vibe.

Gilgamesh Brewing • Salem, OR • www.gilgameshbrewing.com
Chai Oatmeal Porter | Black Porter
5.5% ABV, 18 IBU
Organic Classification: 70-94%
This organic stout was brewed with a special blend of black tea and Dragonfly Chai spices. This low hop beer has a medium body and a bit of sweetness that blends perfectly with the bold flavor.

Golden Valley Brewery • McMinnville, OR • www.goldenvalleybrewery.com
Hop Bracket | IPA
1.065 OG, 1.014 FG, 6.5% ABV, 67 IBU
Organic Classification: 95-99%
Hop Bracket IPA fills that niche among Northwest craft beer drinkers who demand bracing bitterness and heady hop aromas in their beer. Organic pale and crystal malts provide a modicum of balance against an onslaught of hops, hops and more hops. Organic Nelson Sauvin hops from New Zealand add their distinctive aroma to this IPA. Hop heads take heed; Hop Bracket is right up your alley.

Golden Valley Milo Mild | Mild Ale
1.038 OG, 1.008 FG, 3.8% ABV, 22 IBU
Organic Classification: 95-99%
Milo features organic pale and crystal malts, with a dash of chocolate and black malts for a ruby hue and round palate. Hopped with homegrown Willamette hops, and fermented with an English yeast strain, this ale exhibits the traditional character of an English mild, as well as the fine quality imparted by organically grown ingredients. Best enjoyed by the Imperial pint, so the brewers will understand if you come back for more.

Hopworks Urban Brewery • Portland, OR • www.hopworksbeer.com
Evelyn Sunshine Imperial IPA | Imperial IPA
1.068 OG, 7.4% ABV, 90 IBU
Organic Classification: 100% | Oregon Tilth Certified
Evelyn Sunshine Ettinger was the first Craft Baby of 2008 Oregon Craft Beer Month. Her namesake Imperial IPA is every bit as rambunctious and sassy as she is, with bushels of resinous citrus hop energy, a bright golden smile and just enough sweetness. The recipe is simple and the beer is delicious. Cheers to a great upcoming Oregon Craft Beer Month!

Laht Neppur Brewing Co • Waitsburg, WA • www.lahtneppur.com
Peach Hefeweizen | Hefeweizen
1.053 OG, 1.014 FG, 5.3% ABV, 17 IBU
Organic Classification: 95-99%
Laht Neppur took its American hefeweizen recipe and added  peaches, concentrated peach juice and peach puree to create this clean, easy drinking, summer refresher. Lactose was added to balance the sweetness lost during fermentation.

Laht Neppur Backseat Blonde | American Blonde Ale
1.049 OG, 1.014 FG, 4.6% ABV, 21 IBU
Organic Classification: 95-99%
This beautiful straw colored ale has a crisp clean aftertaste and just a slight hop bite. Its an excellent choice by itself or when paired with grilled summer foods.

Laurelwood Brewing Co • Portland, OR • www.laurelwoodbrewpub.com
Free Range Red | NW Red Ale
1.057 OG, 1.009 FG, 6.2% ABV, 60 IBU
Organic Classification: 100% | Oregon Tilth Certified
Free Range Red is a rich copper-colored ale with loads of fresh hop flavor. Medium in body, the caramel sweetness blends wonderfully with the smooth hop flavor creating a balanced, super drinkable beer. This beer is brewed with 100% organically-grown malts.

Laurelwood Green Elephant IPA | IPA
1.064 OG, 1.011 FG, 6.9% ABV, 80 IBU
Organic Classification: 95-99%
The Green Elephant is big, strong and green – organic, that is. A relative of the American IPA, the Green Elephant takes big hop flavor to the next level. Brewed with 100% organic malts, Cascade, Amarillo and Ahtanum hops, this is a unique and beautiful creature. The Green Elephant’s smooth and subtle malt character gives way to a bold, aggressive hop flavor. But be warned, this is one elephant that can sneak up on you!

Logsdon Farmhouse Ales • Hood River, OR • www.farmhousebeer.com
Aberrant | Farmhouse Golden Ale
1.065 OG, 1.004 FG, 8% ABV, 30 IBU
Organic Classification: 95-99% | Oregon Tilth Certified
Aberrant Golden is a beer with a deceptive nature. Organic Pilsner malt, Liberty hops, cane sugar and a mix of special Belgian yeast strains produce a marriage of fruity, spicy and alcohol flavors supported by a soft malt character.

Logsdon Seizoen Bretta | Saison
1.066 OG, 1.005 FG, 8% ABV, 35 IBU
Organic Classification: 95-99% | Oregon Tilth Certified
This organic farmhouse ale was brewed with barley, wheat, oats, whole cone hops and 5-6 yeast strains including Brettanomyces. It’s filled with fruity and spicy flavors balanced by the hops and soft malt character. It was refermented in the keg with unfiltered pear juice for natural carbonation.

Lompoc Brewing • Portland, OR • www.lompocbrewing.com
Santiam | Pale Ale
1.050 OG, 1.008 FG, 5.5% ABV
Organic Classification: 95-99%
Smooth, mildly bitter-sweet, and full-bodied, this pale ale defines hop/malt balance. With floral notes and hints of tropical fruits, the earthy Santiam and Willamette hop varieties are well showcased in this beer. Dark wheat and Munich barley contribute the “ying” to the hop “yang.”

McMenamins Concordia Brewery  • Portland, OR • www.mcmenamins.com
Sommerzeit Organic Kölsch | Kölsch
1.046 OG, 1.008 FG, 4.9% ABV, 24 IBU
Organic Classification: 95-99%
This smooth and crisp ale was brewed to quench that summertime thirst. Kölsch is more than a beer style, it is a word for the German dialect spoken in Cologne. With that in mind, the brewers attempted to keep this ale as traditional as possible, even using a Kölsch yeast strain. Sommerzeit Kölsch has a subdued maltiness throughout, leading to a pleasantly refreshing tang in the finish. Remember that Kölsch is the only language that one can also drink!

McMenamins Crystal Brewery • Portland, OR • www.mcmenamins.com
Omega Moo Organic Cream Ale Deluxe | Imperial Cream Ale
1.076 OG, 1.012 FG, 8.3% ABV, 39 IBU
Organic Classification: 95-99%
This big, beefy cream ale packs quite a punch (or kick if you’re not looking out). It was made with a wide variety of organic grains, including two-row, wheat and unmalted wheat, rolled oats and Carapils, then generously hopped with Perle and Golding hops to add a good balance to this other- wise malty beer.

McMenamins Edgefield Brewery • Troutdale, OR • www.mcmenamins.com
Going Back to Cali Organic Common | California Common
1.055 OG, 1.009 FG, 5.9% ABV, 38 IBU
Organic Classification: 95-99%
When trying to find inspiration for their entry to the NAOBF, the brewers turned – as they often do – to the Notorious B.I.G. for guidance. The resulting California Common style beer is a light amber lager fermented at ale temperature with a malt profile smoother than Biggie’s rhymes, and a hop presence to provide the balance that will have you “going going back back” for another.

McMenamins Old Church and Pub • Wilsonville, OR • www.mcmenamins.com
Spring Fling | India Session Ale
1.043 OG, 1.007 FG, 4.7% ABV, 50 IBU
Organic Classification: 95-99%
This ISA was brewed using Amarillo, Simcoe and Citra hops for your summertime drinking pleasure. You will find a slight biscuit and citrus character on the palate with this beer, leading to a crisp and bright finish.

Neumarkter Lammsbräu • Neumarkt, Germany • www.lammsbraeu.de
Lammsbräu Pilsner | Pilsner
4.8% ABV
Organic Classification: 100% | USDA certified
This pale yellow organic imported Pilsner was brewed only from mineral water, natural hop flowers, organic malt and GMO-free yeast. It features a strong hop flavor with a light, mild taste from the natural cone hops, developing into an aromatic mild aftertaste. The nose is reminiscent of lemon and a fresh flower field combined with a pronounced hop aroma. This beer is also 100% vegan.

Oakshire Brewing • Eugene, OR • www.oakbrew.com
Save the Farmhouse Ale | Farmhouse Ale
1.051 OG, 1.007 FG, 5.8% ABV, 20 IBU
Organic Classification: 100%
This hazy, blonde farmhouse ale was made with spelt, buckwheat, unmalted wheat and flaked oats. Save the Farmhouse Ale is a dry, crisp and rustic ale with fruity notes on the finish.

Old Town Brewing • Portland, OR • www.otbrewing.com
“I’d Like to Buy the World a Kölsch” | Kölsch
1.046 OG, 1.007 FG, 5% ABV, 20 IBU
Organic Classification: 70-94%
“I’d like to teach the world to sing, in perfect harmony. I’d like to buy the world a Kölsch, and keep it company.” That’s the beer thing!

PINTS Brewing Co • Portland, OR • www.pintsbrewing.com
Green Line Organic IPA | IPA
1.050 OG, 1.011 FG, 5.1% ABV, 37 IBU
Organic Classification: 100%
Situated right on the MAX Green Line in historic Old Town Portland, PINTS brews its 100% organic session IPA with Great Western two-row, wheat and C-15 organic malts. The heavy lifters in the organic hop category are Bravo and Cascade, which provide the classic NW IPA aroma and flavor of grape- fruit, citrus fruit and floral notes.

Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider • Portland, OR • www.reverendnatshardcider.com
Overlook Organic Heirloom | Hard Cider
1.065 OG, 1.004 FG, 8.7% ABV, 0 IBU
Organic Classification: 95-99%
Made with a blend of organic Golden Russet, organic White Winter Pearmain and a smattering of other organic heirloom apples, then back sweetened with a hint of local raw honey, this cider was created specifically for the NAOBF. Expect an off-dry, crisp cider free of cloying sweetness.

Rock Bottom Brewery • Portland, OR • www.rockbottom.com
Reinheitsgebrah | Honey Blonde Ale
1.050 OG, 1.010 FG, 5.3% ABV, 25 IBU
Organic Classification: 95-99%
You take some honey, add some hops and some Kölsch yeast – baby, you’ve got a honey Kölsch going!

Silver Moon Brewing • Bend, OR • www.silvermoonbrewing.com
Nelson the Spacefish | Rye
IPA 1.066 OG, 1.010 FG, 6.7% ABV, 84 IBU
Organic Classification: 95-99%
Alpha Project #4: Nelson the Spacefish Rye IPA is a rye infused IPA brewed with New Zealand Green Bullet and Nelson Sauvin hops. This unique IPA has both a creamy and spicy graininess from the malted rye, as well as a distinct white wine/fruit punch character from the Nelson Sauvin hops. Enjoy this radically different IPA.

Silver Moon Crystal Ship | American Hefeweizen
1.052 OG, 1.010 FG, 5% ABV, 22 IBU
Organic Classification: 95-99%
This hazy, refreshingly smooth wheat beer is a true juggernaut. Silver Moon’s Crystal Ship American Hefeweizen is brewed with Northwest two-row malt, malted wheat and premium caramel Pilsner malt. Apollo and Crystal hop varieties contribute to the citrus, spicy and floral notes of this amazing beer.

Summit Brewing Co • St Paul, MN • www.summitbrewing.com
Unchained #12: 100% Organic Ale | Session IPA
1.044 OG, 1.008 FG, 4.7% ABV, 65 IBU
Organic Classification: 100% | MCIA certified
Presenting Minnesota’s first USDA-certified 100% organic beer., as well as Brewer Gabe Smoley’s first offering from Summit’s limited-release Unchained Series, where individual brewers are free to make whatever they want. Gabe went all out to make this session IPA as enjoyable as it is sustainable, even developing his own organic yeast strain. 100% Organic Ale offers up a pronounced rose, potpourri and floral hop character with a light malt backbone, making it the perfect beer for summer.

Two Kilts Brewing Co • Sherwood, OR • www.TwoKiltsBrewing.com
BEET-nik | Organic Beet Ale
1.063 OG, 1.012 FG, 6.6% ABV, 30 IBU
Organic Classification: 70-94%
A rich malty beer with a very unique character – beets! A bright reddish purple color with a frothy pink head gives this beer quite the appearance. It features fragrant, earthy aromas with a slightly sweet taste and nice beet finish. Coriander was also added to add a nice little bit of spice to this beer.

Two Kilts Highway to Helles | Organic Helles Lager
1.052 OG, 1.013 FG, 5% ABV, 20 IBU
Organic Classification: 70-94%
This is a clean, crisp refreshing lager. A slight malt sweetness is balanced out with nice hop character and aroma. It’s really smooth, easy to drink, and good for any time of year.

Uinta Brewing Co • Salt Lake City, UT • www.uintabrewing.com
BABA Organic Black Lager | Schwartzbier
1.046 OG, 1.014 FG, 4% ABV, 32 IBU
Organic Classification: 100% | USDA certified
This full flavored lager is pitch black in color, with chocolate and roast notes. It’s robust, smooth and exceptionally drinkable.

Uinta Sum’r Organic Summer Ale | Golden Ale
1.042 OG, 1.010 FG, 4% ABV, 17 IBU
Organic Classification: 100% | USDA certified
Citrusy and thirst-quenching, this refreshing golden ale is highlighted by the use of appealing Opal hops. It’s balanced with lighter malts, resulting in a citrusy, fresh and clean summer ale.

Uncommon Brewers • Santa Cruz, CA • www.uncommonbrewers.com Bacon Brown Ale | Nut Brown Ale 1.058 OG, 6.8% ABV, 65 IBU Organic Classification: 95-99% | CCOF certified Bacon Brown is an American nut brown ale brewed with buckwheat and bacon – yes, bacon! An initial hop bitterness cleanses the palate for the smoky bacon finish of this uncommon beer.

Uncommon Siamese Twin Ale | Belgian-style Dubbel
1.070 OG, 8.5% ABV, 25 IBU
Organic Classification: 95-99% | CCOF certified
The Twin is a Belgian-style dubbel brewed with lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves and Indian coriander.  It’s amber bodied and sweet on the palate with floral esters in the nose from a bold Abbey yeast.

Upright Brewing • Portland, OR • www.uprightbrewing.com
Reggae Junkie Gruit | Hopless Herbal Beer
1.046 OG, 1.006 FG, 5.3% ABV, 0 IBU
Organic Classification: 95-99%
Reggae Junkie Gruit is a hopless beer that uses a blend of lemongrass, hyssop, bitter orange peel and Sichuan peppercorns instead. The base is a light saison made with all organic malts and flaked spelt. Its botanical mix gives the beer a pleasant and complex nose while also providing an invigorating tonic-like quality, even in small doses.

Vertigo Brewery & Taproom • Hillsboro, OR • www.vertigobrew.com
Organic Friar Mike’s IPA | IPA
1.057 OG, 1.011 FG, 6.1% ABV, 64 IBU
Organic Classification: 70-94%
This organic version of the brewery’s flagship IPA is a handcrafted IPA recipe with help from the Friar himself. Brewed with a generous amount of Columbus hops, with late additions of Amarillo and Cascade, this IPA boasts a prominent hop flavor up front with a well balanced malt/hop finish. Cheers to the Friar!

Wandering Aengus/Anthem Cider • Salem, OR • www.wanderingaengus.com
Anthem Cider | Semi-Dry Session Cider 6% ABV
Organic Classification: 70-94%
Anthem Cider is a gluten-free cider that offers the tart acidity of the apple’s natural malic acid with a clean fruit forward finish. It’s semi-dry and medium tart.

Wandering Aengus Anthem Hops | Dry Hopped Session Cider
6% ABV
Organic Classification: 70-94%
Anthem Cider’s tribute to the Northwest’s love of hops, Anthem Hops is a gluten free cider dry-hopped with Oregon grown Cascade hops for more than three weeks. The result is a light, lagerish cider with all the beautiful citrus and floral aromas of Cascade hops with a only slight bitterness on the finish. It’s just shy of dry and mildly tart.

Widmer Bros Brewing Co • Portland, OR • www.widmerbrothers.com
Tiny Tim’s Organic Mild | Mild Ale
1.040 OG, 1.012 FG, 3.8% ABV, 15 IBU
Organic Classification: 95-99%
This organic dark mild was brewed with New Zealand Wakatu hops, which are prized for their well-rounded flavor.

Wildwood Brewing • Stevensville, MT • www.wildwoodbrewing.com
Bodacious Bock | Bavarian Spring Bock
1.064 OG, 1.012 FG, 7.5% ABV, 24 IBU
Organic Classification: 100% | MDA/USDA certified
Three organic malts are employed to give this traditional German spring bock a complexity that hints of honey. Only German Noble hops from the Hallertau region are used for a soft bitterness and floral aroma. It’s decoction mashed in the old world tradition. This is a strong beer, imbiber beware!

Wildwood Mystical Stout | Irish Dry Stout
1.054 OG, 1.008 FG, 5.6% ABV, 34 IBU
Organic Classification: 100% | MDA/USDA certified
Mystical Stout is an Irish style dry stout similar to that brewed by a renowned brewery in County Cork, Ireland. Organic two-row barley and black roasted malts give this beer a flavor and aroma reminiscent of coffee. This beer is easy drinking and user friendly.

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