Scotch Ale (8.3% ABV)

scotOur Scotch Ale is more technically called a Strong Scotch Ale, and it doesn’t fail to live up to its name. There is a profusion of maltiness, with a heavy body and full flavor. This is a very sweet ale, full of malty goodness without any sense of being cloying. The hop profile is very slight, with little bitterness, flavor or aroma. Definitely a big beer, the overall impression is of a very sweet, malty beer with little hop flavor.

This is a favorite among wine drinkers, with its sweet profile and high alcohol content.

Oatmeal Stout (4.5% ABV)

oatThe stout is traditionally a strong version of the porter, an older style. The stout is pitch black, with dark, roasted flavors with some chocolate thrown in. This is a rich beer which manages to maintain the characteristic oatmeal stout smoothness. The overall profile of this beer is of a rich, smooth stout, full of subtle undertones.

Brown (4.3% ABV)

brnA very traditional British brown ale. It has a distinctive brown color and has moderate maltiness and a medium body. At 4.3% ABV, and its unassuming flavor, this is a definite session beer. The overall impression is of a sweet, moderately malty mild ale.

Irish Red Ale (5.0% ABV)

redThe Irish Red has a distinct reddish tinge with a medium body and a sweet maltiness. The hop flavor is potent, using aromatic British hops, although it doesn’t rise to the level of an IPA. Another session beer, this is for those who want a nice flavorful beer with a supple hop zest, without rising to the thundering flavor of the IPA.

IPA (5.9% ABV)

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Ours is a traditional IPA, using traditional aroma-filled hops, instead of the very bitter but less aromatic hops common among Americal IPAs. This is a very bitter beer, with a sizeable hop aroma and dry finish. The overall impression is of a hoppy, medium-bodied beer.

Our bestselling ale, it has remained on tap since the day we opened.