Your trusty, refreshing, bright ale. Reach for Canteen when the journey gets thirsty. Nimble honey and almond from German pilsner malt and spicy Saaz hops forge ahead with rice along to lighten the load of this easy drinker. At 4.5% abv. Canteen is designed to get you from trailhead to summit!
As in a structure built to support a climbing vine or shrub. A light and crisp malt bill provides the delicate framework upon which the varied aromas and flavors provided by sturdy additions of one or more hops can flourish. Designed to be satisfyingly hoppy yet approachable and deliciously educational. Be it floral, fruity, tropical, citrusy, earthy, herbal, or dank – strobiles for your sudsy studies. Check our boards for the hop(s) showcased and the character we love from these fancy plants. 4.5% abv.
For your entertainment – a crisp and refreshing Saison brewed with malted rye and conditioned on heaps of organic lemon, orange, and white grapefruit zest. Marmalade on shortbread, lemon bar, and candied grapefruit volley upon grassy grain. Perfect for a sunny day on the tennis court in our subsidized times. 6.2% abv
LUNA – be back soon
This take on a Belgian summer classic is the color of the rising moon. Gently spiced with toasted coriander and
orange peel along with a kiss of chamomile. Aromas of orange cream, sugar cookies, lavender and ginger cradle a soft and cuddly mouthfeel to a lightly tart and snappy finish. Like its namesake, sugar and spice and everything nice. Over the moon to welcome baby Luna to the world. 5.2% abv.
A yokel, a country bumpkin. Rustic w/ his own refined dignity. Bold yet balanced, audacious but approachable. Malt and hops in harmonious heft. Sweet caramel and spicy rye balanced by an assertive, candied grapefruit bitterness in this easy drinking red ale. Inspired by the classic cocktail, the Rube is your mid-day Manhattan. 7.5% abv.
The stallion rides but once a year. Galloping hither from the hop fields’ harvest to our kettle in under 36 hours. His cargo of wet Simcoe hops hold precious aromatic oils and flavor compounds not present in the traditionally kiln-dried hops we use all year long. Behold notes of flame-kissed stonefruit, citrus peel, and rustic pine riding atop roasted pecan, caramel, and milk chocolate in a medium bodied, unbridled brown ale. Legend holds it takes 3 drinks to harness the stallion. Drink, Stallion, you are thirsty now.
You got this. You are right where you are supposed to be. Everything you need, you possess. The mighty oak sleeps in the acorn just as your soul awaits its germinating sprout and majestic potential. Quit your day job. Focus on your craft. Find your own hero within. Or don’t, but at least enjoy this balanced brew of lemon and lime hop character supported by a toasted bready sweetness and anticipate the emanent love and light possible in your beautiful existence.
Brewed to a calculated 55 ibus and 5.5% abv or double nickels on the dime. Angular notes of ruby red grapefruit, sweet orange, and pine strum upon a groovy bassline of light honey and vanilla in a compact yet satisfying little ditty. A liquid tribute to a group of cats from San Pedro who jam econo – or fitting a lot into a little. “Punk was whatever we made it to be” a quote from late lead singer/guitarist D Boon inspires every recipe Ive ever brewed. Listen to the Minutemen, their band could be your life.
A silver medal winner in the 2018 World Beer Cup for American Pale Ale!
Another process inspired beer wherein all hops added to this sunny slammer were done so after the brew day kettle boil. Post boil, we gently whirlpool the greenery in a hop jacuzzi of sorts, then hops are added to tanks in stages post fermentation to create a beer you’ll want another post haste! The later in the beer making process that we add hops, the more unique qualities of these fine flora we preserve. Here, three of our favorites – Citra, Mosaic, and Simcoe – entwine to create an all-day, delightfully drinkable beer of surprising depth and crushability. 5.2% abv
The perfect course companion. On the green with hoppy notes of tropical fruits and candied citrus. Wheat malt tees a subtle tart snap and caddies a medium bodied, easy swinger. An ace, or at least close enough amongst friends, now gimme another! 7.3% abv
A feathery mouthfeel is declared champion as oats strike a fluffy stunner upon a clean pilsner malt bed. Citra, Nelson, and Amarillo battle it out intensely in this bright and potent IPA.
The meeting of two distinct styles reminds us of the differences that can unite. A special glow of twilight when day greets night, Momo inhabits a unique space all her own. Light base with a kiss of dark grains, malty sweet meets fruity hops, India Pale Ale meets Irish Red in a sum greater than its parts. Grilled pineapple, ripe strawberry, stonefruit, maraschino and lime from Mosaic and Motueka hops in this lively, spiked fruit punch. Share a momoment with someone special. 7.1% abv
I & IPA
Know your roots! Something about this Southern California life lends itself to an appreciation of the laid back, hypnotic sounds of Reggae music. Nights spent skanking to the riddim under cloudy indoor skies. No fake patois here though, just a rocksteady brew that reeks to babylon with tropical fruit, sweet citrus and puffy clouds of our newly recreational flora. I and I replacing the distance between you and I, when it is all one love we experience. Especially after a couple of pints of this potent stash. Big up! 8% abv
Musically speaking, the second note of the diatonic scale, or one step above Tonic. In our terms, a more potent elixer than the original. Infused with more flavors of milk chocolate, more roast, more mouthfeel, and most important – more coffee. Whoever said there can be too much of a good thing never had a chance to try this here beer. A wiser man once said – everything in moderation, especially moderation. Cheers to that, and you! 8.2% abv
Greet a glass full of dark chocolate, graham cracker, dried cherry, and espresso in this rich and complex imperial stout. A fireside storyteller of a beer, Grandpappy’s tale unfolds with each sniff and sip. 9.5% abv.
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Remember how you felt as a kid knowing a field trip was on the horizon? It meant fun, adventure, and trying something new. It also meant an exciting break from the norm.
We’ve done our fair share of learning over the course of the last five years. Like any journey, we had a lot to see, taste, and experience to get to this point. Now we see that our history of field trips has created a place for you to take your own.
Consider our brewery your new favorite field trip, a place made for firsthand observation and learning.
Choose any of our beers and take it to-go. Our 1 Qt. Crowler cans are poured fresh and canned when you order. Drink cold, and let the adventure begin.
Show us where you take yours. Tag us at #DocentFieldTrip