Welcome…

Although not official…it’s here. Fall in Maine.

Over the last few weeks, we have found ourselves in the vegetable garden, harvesting and preserving the end of season bounties. The pumpkins came early this year. We have them in storage in the basement for safe keeping.

Today, he brewed a Stout. Grains include Pale Ale Malt, Chocolate Malt, Caramel and Black Malt. Hops include Fuggle and Northern Brewer. English Ale Yeast will do all the work.

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Welcome…

Well, it’s almost here and we are very excited. Here is a list of possibilities. Sorry, pairings not provided.

LAGER (5.1%) pair with Mild Cheeses, Barbecue or Burgers

Grains: Pale Ale Malt and Caramel

Hops: Chinook and Northern Brewer

Yeast: California Commons/Lager Yeast, Bottle Conditioned with Maine Honey

HER PALE ALE (5%) pair with Burgers, Grilled Chicken, Hot Dogs or Cheddar

Grains: American 2-Row, Victory and Caramel

Hops: Chinook and Cascade

Yeast: California Ale Yeast, Bottle Conditioned with Maine Honey

HONEY ALE (4.7%) pair with Brie, Walnuts, Vanilla Ice Cream or Baklava

Grains: Belgian Pilsner, Caramel and Biscuit

Hops: Columbus and Citra

Honey. Yeast: Belgian Ale Yeast, Bottle Conditioned with Maine Honey

HIS PALE ALE (5%) pair with Burgers, Grilled Chicken, Hot Dogs or Cheddar

Grains: American-2 Row, Crystal, Victory and Carapils

Hops: Chinook and Simcoe

Yeast: California Ale Yeast

ECO IPA (6.5%) pair with Spicy Foods, Gorgonzola or Carrot Cake

Grains: American 2-Row, Munich and Crystal

Hops: Warrior and Centennial

Yeast: California Ale Yeast

TRIPEL (9.9%) pair with Bouillabaisse, Jerk Chicken or Home Made Crab Cakes w/ Spicy Dipping Sauce

Grains: Belgian Pilsner and Caramel

Hops: Kent Golding and Saaz

Belgian Candy Sugar. Yeast: Belgian Ale Yeast, Bottle Conditioned with Honey from Maine Bees on Vacation in Florida

LITTLEJOHN BROWN ALE (5%) pair with Fish and Chips, roasted Pork, Gouda or Maple Walnut Ice Cream

Grains: Maris Otter, Caramel, Chocolate and Carapils

Hops: Challenger and Kent Golding

Yeast: English Ale Yeast, Bottle Conditioned with Maine Honey

MUSTARD ALE (6.6%) pair with Beef Stew, Mustard Roasted Snapper or Pretzels

Grains: Maris Otter, Rye, Chocolate, Caramel and Carapils

Hops: Chinook and Fuggle

Mustard Seeds. Yeast: Belgian Ale Yeast, Bottle Conditioned with Maine Honey

RYE ALE (6.5%) pair with a Rueben, Thanksgiving Day Turkey or Fruit Cake

Grains: Maris Otter, Rye and Caramel.

Hops: Northern Brewer and Willamette

Yeast: California Ale Yeast, Bottle Conditioned with Maine Honey

IPA – SIMCOE (7.6%) pair with Mac & Cheese or Cheddar Corn Chowder

Grains: Belgian Pilsner, Biscuit, Aromatic, Caramel and Carapils

Hop: Simcoe

Yeast: California Ale Yeast, Bottle Conditioned with Maine Honey

IPA – WEST COAST STYLE (8%) pair with Chicken Fried Steak, Beef Brisket or Grilled Lamb

Grains: American 2-Row, Crystal and Carapils

Hops: Warrior, Columbus, Centennial and Simcoe

Yeast: California Ale Yeast

IPA – CHINOOK (6%) pair with Chicken Tikka Masala or Blackened Chicken

Grains: American 2-Row and Crystal

Hop: Chinook

Yeast: California Ale Yeast

IPA (6%) pair with Spicy Foods, Gorgonzola or Carrot Cake

Grains: American 2-Row, Munich, Crystal and Carapils

Hops: Columbus, Summit, Centennial and Simcoe

Yeast: California Ale Yeast

BLACK IPA (7.6%) pair with Grilled Rib-Eye Steak, Potatoes and Roasted Asparagus

Grains: Belgian Pilsner, Caravienne, Black Malt, Biscuit and Aromatic

Hop: Simcoe

Yeast: English Ale Yeast, Bottle Conditioned with Maine Honey

E-BLACK IPA (6.8%) pair with a Bacon, Cheddar and Fried Egg Beef Burger

Grains: American 2-Row, Caramel, Black Malt, Victory and Munich

Hops: Columbus and Cascade.

Yeast: California Ale Yeast, Bottle Conditioned with Maine Honey

IBA (6%) pair with Carolina Pulled Pork and Monterey Jack Cheese Sandwiches

Grains: American 2-Row, Caramunich, Carafa and Chocolate

Hops: Columbus, Cascade and Centennial

Yeast: California Ale Yeast

JALAPENO FARMHOUSE ALE (6%) pair with Pulled Pork Tacos, Chicken Enchiladas or Nachos

Grains: Belgian Pilsner and Caramel

Hops: Pacific Jade and Spaltz

Jalapeno Pepper and Belgian Ale Yeast, Bottle Conditioned with Agave Nectar

SMOKED CHERRY (6.3%) pair with Grilled Meats, Smoked Ribs or Panna cotta

Grains: Maris Otter, Caramel, Cherrywood Smoked Malt and Victory.

Hops: Brambling Cross and Whitbread Golding

Yeast: California Ale Yeast, Bottle Conditioned with Maine Honey

BLACKBERRY ALE (6%) pair with Grilled Chicken or Pork, Fresh Green Salad and Popovers

Grains: Maris Otter, Caramel and Aromatic

Hops: East Kent Golding and Cascade

Blackberries and English Ale Yeast, Bottle Conditioned with Maine Honey

Cheers!

Welcome…

Happy Father’s Day!

Today, he brewed an IPA. Grains included American 2-Row, Munich, Crystal and Carapils. Hops included Columbus, Summit and Centennial. California Ale Yeast will do all the work.

Today, she brewed a Black IPA. Grains included American 2-Row, Caramel, Black Malt, Victory, Munich and Carapils. Hops include Columbus and Cascade. California Ale Yeast will do all the work.

Cheers!

Welcome…

Thank you for stopping by our blog. We hope to share with you our love for crafting Ales right here in Maine.

Today, he brewed an IPA. Grains included American 2-Row, Munich and Crystal. Hops included Warrior, Centennial and Cascade. California Ale Yeast will do all of the work.

Tonight, she brews a Red Ale. Grains will include Maris Otter, Caramel, Aromatic and Carapils. Hops will include East Kent Golding, Whitbread Golding and Cascade. English Ale Yeast will do all the work.

Cheers!