Tough Love is bold but nuanced, an homage of sorts to the traditional Russian Imperial Stouts and the ruling style of Catherine the Great. We construct it with dark roasted malts, malted rye, and oak-smoked wheat, and then banish it in Kentucky bourbon barrels. The aging process smooths out the edges on an otherwise bold statement, and bitterness succumbs to tender strokes of vanilla beans, hints of dried cherries, and new layers revealing themselves with each sip. (Released Nov ’18)
This is not your father’s pilsner. It’s more like the pilsner that belonged to his stern father, the one with all the rules but who gave you treats whenever your parents weren’t looking. Brewed with traditional Pilsner malts, imported Czech Saaz and local Oregon Sterling hops, this pilsner’s first sip shows up with clean lager flavors, and then opens up with surprising complexity and softness—developing biscuity flavors, spicy herbal notes and a hint of lemon.
If it’s a crime to pursue perfection, then lock us up! Just be sure to send us away with this brash yet balanced IPA featuring the Galaxy hop from Australia, a country famously populated by England’s cast out convicts. Backed by a steady malt character, this bronzy ale’s citrusy hop aromas and flavors reminiscent of pineapple and passion fruit bring the best of the Southern Hemisphere to wherever your voyage finds you.