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!
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.
Having an Uncle Bert is good. Reliable and strong, Uncle Bert is a man of few words. He lets his rich notes of vanilla, caramel, and creme brulee do the talking. Good old sturdy Bert with a smooth port like character upon which his tart cherry and plum fruitiness are perched. Complex indeed, yet somehow still very approachable. First to arrive and last to leave but never wearing out his welcome. Having an Uncle Bert is fun and fun is good. Have you an Uncle Bert? You should. 7.5% abv
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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.
Alone, together. A risque expose of a single malt meeting a single hop and the sordid soiree that ensues. The celebration of beauty in simplicity and the creativity born of restraint. This odd couple – the bready and understated biscuit sweetness of Optic Malt from the UK bro-in down with the rowdy and assertive pine and dank whiffs of Michigan grown Chinook hops for a night they’ll never remember and a bond forged of libatious liasons. 6.1% abv
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!
Puffs of citrus, pine, and sage from a kushy blend of hops lounge upon bohemian malt in this pungent and potent IPA. 7.5% 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 process inspired beer. eLBow Room leaves space for some of our favorite hops to boogie down. Each addition throughout this exbeeriment was done strain by strain at its own particular point in time – from first wort entering the kettle to the third dry hop in the fermenter. Where many recipes call for blends at a certain ratio, this was a thought towards artful layering of flavors and aromas. Progressive poundage of singular specific strobiles with room to bloom. Say that three times fast. 7% abv
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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! 7.9% 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! 6.2% 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