Clock House releasing “Southern Bound” NEIPA this Friday (4/23) at 3!

A new hazy IPA will be coming to our beer loving selves this Friday, as Clock House will be releasing “Southern Bound” NEIPA. Be ready for some peachy deliciousness from this brew! Here’s more from Clock House on this release!

We’re packing our bags and heading down south! This juicy NEIPA was dry-hopped with Azacca and Callista to achieve a peach forward base. This was further accentuated by adding Columbian peaches in the secondary.This crushable hazy will be available on draft, in growlers and 4-packs to go (16 oz)

“Keeping it Craft” Episode 5 Part 1 from Big Grove Solon!

Keeping It Craft is all about showcasing the experiences, stories, and people that make our favorite restaurants, breweries, and bars special. Part one of our trip to Big Grove Brewery shines the light on a process many of us never get to see. Join us as Chef Ben Smart and Chef Sean Towley show us how they butcher and break down a suckling pig for the upcoming Big Grove Beer Dinner on April 19th. If you care about where your food comes from, and the care that goes into making it great this one is for you.

Stay tuned for Part 2 with Chef T.J., Chef Brandon, Big Grove G.M. Andrew, Pasta Carbonara, and White Sausage Pizza paired with some of the best beer in the state! Cheers!

Nightmare, Omnipollo, Decadent, and Hoof Hearted coming from Abu Nawas this week!

Nightmare Brewing Company:

  • Nightmare Brewing Drawn and Quartered 6/4/16oz CANS – Quadruple dry-hopped Imperial IPA With Nelson Sauvin, Galaxy, Enigma & Citra. This recipe is close to the original with one alteration. More hops! Not only does this receive a massive Quadruple Dry-Hopped, this also has hops thrown in throughout its process (Mash, Kettle, Fermenter, Brite) allowing for each hop flavor and aromatic to shine while being backed by a well-rounded bitterness. 10% ABV.
  • Nightmare Brewing Colombian Necktie 6/4/16oz CAN – Gose Soured on Colombian Mangoes, with Lulo, Soursop, and Colombian Lime zest. 7.2% ABV.
  • Nightmare Brewing Slow Slicing 6/4/16oz CAN – Asiatic-style Sour Ale. Soured on Mandarin Oranges, Cucumbers & Lemongrass with Yuzu and Rice Sugar. 8.3% ABV.

Decadent Ales:

  • Decadent Ales Fruit Machine – Kiwi Strawberry Lemon 6/4/16oz CANS – A Gose Style Ale, with Kiwi, Strawberries and lemons. 6.1% ABV
  • Decadent Ales Lil Gushy 6/4/16oz CANS – India Pale Ale w/ Orange Puree. 6.2% ABV.
  • Decadent Ales Coconut Swirl 6/4/16oz CANS – Triple IPA brewed with Coconut & Vanilla. 10.2% ABV.
  • Decadent Ales Orange Gusher 6/4/16oz CANS – Double India Pale Ale with Orange Purée. 8.5% ABV.
  • Decadent Ales Orange Cream Pop 6/4/16oz CAN – All Citra dry-hopped IPA with a proprietary blend of sugars, Madagascar Vanilla Bean, and a touch of Orange Zest. 6% ABV.  
  • Decadent Ales Strawberry Frosted Pastry 6/4/16oz CAN – Double IPA with Strawberry, cinnamon, and allspice – reminiscent of a strawberry pop tart. 8.6% ABV.
  • Decadent Ales Vermont Maple IPA 6/4/16oz CAN – Crisp Double India Pale Ale with Vermont Maple. 9.1% ABV.
  • Decadent Ales Pecan Pie 6/4/16oz CAN – Double India Pale Ale with Pecans and Maple Syrup. 8.6% ABV.
  • Decadent Ales Raspberry French Toast 6/4/16oz CAN – Double India Pale with Raspberry, Maple Syrup, and Cinnamon added. 8.6% ABV.
  • Decadent Ales Passiflora 6/4/16oz CAN – Double IPA Brewed utilizing a blend of New Zealand hops, this brew produces notes of Guava, Citrus, and Passionfruit. 8.6% ABV. 
  • Decadent Ales Coconut Almond Macaroon 24/16oz CAN – Double Dry-Hopped All-Mosaic IPA brewed with Coconut & Almond, and a variety of sugars to create a biscuit character. 8.2% ABV.

Hoof Hearted Brewing:

  • Hoof Hearted $60 Nachos 6/4/16oz CANS – Double Dry-Hopped Double IPA w/ the gooiest Citra, Simcoe, & El Dorado. 8% ABV.
  • Hoof Hearted Skin Froot 6/4/16oz CANS – Kettle Soured IPA infused with heavy amounts of Peach and Mango Purèe. 4.5% ABv.
  • Hoof Hearted TURBOWATER – Methode Champenoise 6/4/16oz CANS – Chardonnay Grape, Vanilla, and Almonds Hard Seltzer. Collaboration w/ Evil Water. 5.5% ABV.
  • Hoof Hearted Tailpipin’ 6/4/16oz CANS – IPA brewed with Pilsner Malts and Hopped with Citra and Sirachi Ace. 6.5% ABV.
  • Hoof Hearted Maxxx Profitz 6/4/16oz CANS – Sour Frappe Style IPA brewed with Strawberry, Vanilla, Pink Guava, Vanilla, & Lactose. 6% ABV.
  • Hoof Hearted One More Again 4/6/12oz CAN – Czech-Style Pilsner. 4.5% ABV.
  • Hoof Hearted Rose Gose 4/6/16oz CAN – Gose Brewed with Himalayan Pink Sea Salt, Coriander, Hibiscus, then soured with Lactobacillus and fermented with Saison yeast. 4.2% ABV.

Lark releasing “Jordan’s Brunch Maple Stout” this Saturday (4/17)!

Lark Brewing will be releasing “Jordan’s Brunch Maple Stout” this Saturday starting @ 10 a.m. for brunch at the Lark taproom! This is a small batch release and will be limited to in house pours only so make the trek over and get a taste! Here’s more on this beer courtesy of Lark’s Facebook page:

Jordan’s Brunch is a small batch Imperial Stout, aged with vanilla and chocolate, and blended with BLiS barrel aged maple syrup. Jordan Davis has been requesting a Lark Maple Stout since we first met. Without further delay, we will be releasing Jordan’s Brunch this Saturday @ 10AM…for brunch…Cheers!
(Small Batch – in house pours only)

Lion Bridge “Mallow Gold” returning this Wednesday April 14th! Preorder now!

Lion Bridge will be releasing “Mallow Gold” barrel aged stout to the public this Wednesday with preordering available right now! Here’s more from the brewery including a link to the preorder form!

A summer nights favorite is back!!!

Mallow Gold (9%abv, Barrel-Aged S’mores Stout) – We took bourbon barrel aged stout from our stock that have been aging for over a year, and s’moresified it! Marshmallow, Chocolate, and Graham Cracker meld beautifully in this campfire beer.

Pair it with our S’mores house made brownie for a taste sensation. Pre-order today for Wednesdays release.

http://www.toasttab.com/lion-bridge-brewing-company-59…

Moonlight Meadery, Eden Ciders, Stillwater, and Marlowe Artisanal Ales coming this week from Abu Nawas!

Moonlight Meadery:

  • Moonlight Meadery Little Apples 6/4/16oz CANS – Semi-Dry Rye Whiskey Barrel Aged Hard Cider. Aged for 3 months. Not too sweet nor too dry, perfectly balanced and refreshing. 6.5% ABV. ***NOW IN 16oz CAN***NEW CAN DESIGN***
  • Moonlight Currant Obsession 4/6/12oz CAN – Black currant and apple session mead. Tart black currants and crisp apples combine into a bright and refreshing session mead, balanced by smooth floral honey characteristics. This session mead is everything you want. 6.8% ABV.
  • Moonlight Meadery IPA with Honey 6/4/16oz CANS – American IPA Double Dry-Hopped with Columbus, Amarillo, and Lemon Drop hops. Fermented with the addition of USDA Certified Organic Wildflower Honey. 7.2% ABV.
  • Moonlight Razz What She Said 6/4/12oz CANS – Session Mead with Deep, rich raspberry notes play off a smooth honey base, creating a luscious semi-sweet session mead with bright carbonation and an off-pink head. 6% ABV.
  • Moonlight Meadery Sam’s Strawberry 6/4/16oz CANS – Bright and Juicy Strawberry Session Mead. 6% ABV. 
  • Moonlight Thirteen 5 6/4/12oz CANS – A pre-prohibition style of cider from New England fermented with the addition of honey to create a high ABV. Aged 6 months in Rye Whiskey barrels. 13.5% ABV.
  • Moonlight A Common Disaster 12/375ml – An Iowa collaboration with Scot Schaar of Crawford Brew Works in Bettendorf, this mead took 1st place at the 2016 Mead Free or Die competition. Wildflower honey, hand-roasted pineapples, and smokey chipotle peppers. Slightly sweet pineapple notes fade to a smokey chipotle finish. 14% ABV.
  • Moonlight Meadery Desire 12/375ml – Award Winning Mead with blueberries, black cherries and blackcurrants. 14% ABV.
  • Moonlight Meadery Fling 12/375ml – Semi-sweet and tart Strawberry Rhubarb Mead. 14% ABV.
  • Moonlight Meadery Iniquity 12/375ml – Honey, apple and cranberry. Sinful double play on the senses. Sweet and smooth apple that leads into temptation with a finish of light, tangy cranberry. 12%
  • Moonlight Meadery Kurt’s Apple Pie 12/375ml – Meads made from local apple cider with Madagascar-bourbon vanilla and Vietnamese cinnamon spice added. Get your piece of the pie! 14% ABV.
  • Moonlight Meadery Sensual 12/375ml – Sweet Wildflower honey mead. 15.3% ABV.

Stillwater Seltzers and Such:

  • Stillwater Sparkling Red 6/4/12oz CAN – All natural hard seltzer with juicy pinot noir grapes, sour cherries, and a squeeze of lemon. 4.5% ABV. 0g sugar 2g carbs. Gluten-free – Vegan. 110 calories. 
  • Stillwater Sparkling White 6/4/12oz CAN – All natural hard seltzer with sauvignon blanc grape, tropical passion fruit, and fresh-squeezed lime. 4.5% ABV. 0g sugar 2g carbs. Gluten-free – Vegan. 110 calories. 
  • Stillwater Sparkling Rose Rosé 6/4/12oz CAN – All natural hard seltzer with rose hips, hibiscus, and Schisandra berries. 5% ABV. 0g sugar 2g carbs. Gluten-free – Vegan. 110 calories. 
  • Stillwater Sparkling Citrus Haze 6/4/12oz CAN – All natural hard seltzer with tangerine and grapefruit. Fermented dry & lightly dry-hopped with Citra and Mosaic. 5% ABV. 0g sugar 2g carbs. Gluten-free – Vegan. 110 calories. 
  • Stillwater Sparkling Electric Yuzu 6/4/12oz CAN – All natural hard seltzer with yuzu, lemon, lime. Gently dosed with sansho and Sichuan Peppercorns. 5% ABV. 0g sugar 2g carbs. Gluten-free – Vegan. 110 calories. 
  • Stillwater Sparkling Ritual Pineapple 6/4/12oz CAN – All natural hard seltzer with pineapple and white sage. 5% ABV. 0g sugar 2g carbs. Gluten-free – Vegan. 110 calories. 
  • Stillwater Tropic Juicy Hard Seltzer 6/4/24/16oz CAN – All Natural India Pale Hard Seltzer dry-hopped with Sabro, Citra, & Galaxy. Cane Sugar & Agave Nectar fermented. Dry and intensely hopped. A lighter, crisper, hoppy alternative. 6% ABV. 0g sugar 2g carbs. Gluten-free – Vegan. 160 calories.
  • Stillwater Dank Citrus India Pale Seltzer 6/4/24/16oz CAN – All-natural India Pale Hard Seltzer Dry-Hopped w/ El Dorado, Mosaic & Simcoe. Cane Sugar & Agave Nectar fermented. Dry and intensely hopped. A lighter, crisper, hoppy alternative. 6% ABV. 0g sugar 2g carbs. Gluten-free – Vegan. 160 calories.
  • Stillwater Tropic Juicy Hard Seltzer 6/4/24/16oz CAN – All Natural India Pale Hard Seltzer dry-hopped with Sabro, Citra, & Galaxy. Cane Sugar & Agave Nectar fermented. Dry and intensely hopped. A lighter, crisper, hoppy alternative. 6% ABV. 0g sugar 2g carbs. Gluten-free – Vegan. 160 calories.
  • Stillwater Dry White 6/4/16oz CANS – Blanc Sour Ale Spritzer with Sauvignon Blanc Grape, Lime and Sea Salt. 4.5% ABV.
  • Stillwater Hot Pink 6/4/16oz CANS – Rosé Sour Ale Spritzer with Grenache Grape, Raspberry and Lemon. 4.5% ABV.
  • Marlowe Artisanal Ales Eager To Share (Citra & Mosaic) 6/4/16oz CAN –  Hazy Pale ale brewed with Citra and Mosaic Hops. 5.4% ABV.
  • Marlowe Artisanal Ales Eager To Share (Amarillo) 6/4/16oz CAN – Same Pale Ale as the Original brewed and dry-hopped with Citra and Mosaic, however, they replaced some of the dry hop with Amarillo for a softer, smoother, tea-like pale ale with notes of cantaloupe. This beer is a crusher for sure! 5.4% ABV.
  • Marlowe Artisanal Ales Eager To Share (Galaxy) 6/4/16oz CAN – Hazy Pale Ale brewed with Citra, Mosaic, and Galaxy Hops. 5.4% ABV.

Clock House Brewing releasing “Last Tango Mango” gose this Friday (3/9)!

Clock House Brewing in Cedar Rapids will be releasing a new sour this Friday, April 9th @ 3p.m. “Last Tango Mango” gose will be coming our way on tap, in cans, and in growler fills! This gose style will have mango, lime, and Himalayan pink salt! Follow updates from Clock House’s Facebook page here and reading more below!

Whoever said it takes two to tango? There’s no shame in stopping down solo this Friday, April 9th as we release a new Mango Margarita inspired sour.Last Tango Mango is a 6.5% Gose brewed with loads of mango, a touch of lime, and Himalayan pink sea salt. This beer reminds us of warm weather and drinking margs beachside in the sun!Available in cans, growlers, and on tap. Cans will be able to be purchased through our website on the day of the release

Thew Brewing announces “Sour Saturday” set for April 17th!

Sour beer lovers rejoice as Thew Brewing will be filling their tap lines with their “Askew” sour series on April 17th starting at noon! The seven originals from the series along with 5 new ones will be hitting the lines! Here’s more from Thew’s Facebook page and follow along with updates on the event by clicking here:

Calling all sour fans! We’re bringing back the original seven from the Askew sour series and adding five more for a full takeover of our own taps! Vote for your favorite and you may see it in a bigger run and in crowlers.Supply will be limited. On tap only, no crowlers, no flights.

Crane and Against the Grain brews coming from Abu Nawas!

CRANE BREWING:

  • Crane Brewing 1,000,000 Watts 4/6/12oz CANS – The latest version of 1,000,000 Watts! Dual-fruited Sour IPA, features Blood Oranges, Black Currants, Lactose, and Madagascar Vanilla Beans. 6% ABV.
  • Crane Brewing The Time is Always Right 4/6/12oz CANS – Cold IPA featuring pilsner malt, rice, and lager yeast creating a light-bodied, incredibly delicate, crisp beer. It is then loaded with Cascade, Mosaic, Cashmere, and Amarillo hops providing full aroma, flavor, and a splendid finish. 6% ABV.
  • Crane Brewing Monument 4/6/12oz CANS – Sour Ale brewed with Blackberries, Passion Fruit and Lactose. 6% ABV.
  • Crane Brewing It’s Just A Phaze 4/6/12oz CAN – Delicious NE-Style IPA. 6.5% ABV
  • Crane Brewing Farmhouse IPA 4/6/12oz CAN – Dry Hopped Belgian Style Farmhouse IPA. 6% ABV.
  • Crane Brewing Thundergong 4/6/12oz CAN – Just in time for Spring! Wheat Ale with Orange Peel. 1$ from every case donated to Steps of Faith Foundation for amputees in need. 5% ABV.
  • Crane Brewing Trailsmith 4/6/12oz CANS –  Classic Farmhouse Saison. Delicate esters, crisp, refreshing, and perfect for whatever trail you are on in life. 6.8% ABV.
  • Crane Brewing Odd Bird 4/6/12oz CAN – Mexican-Style Lager named for the Odd Bird Farm, who collects and uses our spent grain to feed their heritage Meishan pigs. 4.7% ABV.
  • Crane Brewing Apricot Weiss 4/6/12oz CANS – The OG of Crane Sours. Juicy, tangy, and oh-so-perfect, no matter the season. 4.5% ABV.
  • Crane Brewing Gooseberry Gose 4/6/12oz CANS – Deliciously Refreshing Gose with Gooseberries. 4.1% ABV.  
  • Crane Brewing Guava Weiss 4/6/12oz CANS – Sour Wheat Ale with Tons of Guava Fruit. 4.5% ABV
  • Crane Brewing Hail Mellie 4/6/12oz CAN – brewed in honor of Mellie Pullman, the nation’s first woman brewmaster. This recipe, name, label, and release were created by the Women of Crane Brewing. Gose with Cucumbers & Watermelon. 4.5% ABV.
  • Crane Brewing Tea Weiss 4/6/12oz CAN – Easily their most approachable sour beer, this Berliner Weiss combines the distinct flavors of a berry rooibos tea blend with the mild acidity and tartness of their base beer. Tea Weiss pours like a fine rosé with a delicate pink hue attributed to hibiscus found in the tea, which is sourced from the Hugo Tea Company located in North Kansas City. 4.1% ABV.
  • Crane Brewing Beet Weiss 4/6/12oz CAN – The beer that made Michael Crane famous is an earthy, zinger that pairs great with food. The Berliner-style Weiss combines a sour German wheat beer with an unlikely vegetable, and, frankly, they look really good together. “Not Your Grandma’s Canned Beets!” 4.5% ABV.
  • Crane Brewing Apple Spice Gose 4/6/12oz CAN – As delicious by the fire or on the beach, they’ve struck the perfect balance with this lemony tart Gose with Apples and Cinnamon. 4.5% ABV
  • Crane Brewing Lady Midday 4/6/12oz CAN – Gose brewed with Green Hatch Chiles, Apricot, and Mint. 5.5% ABV.
  • Crane Brewing If…Then…. 4/6/12oz CANS – Fantastic Scotch Ale with Caramel and light roast flavor. 8%. ABV.
  • Crane Brewing Omar 4/6/12oz CAN – Named after their cat that passed away too soon, Omar is a take on the traditional English porter. The fruity esters compliment the notes of bitter chocolate, licorice, and a hint of caramel sweetness. Almost an acceptable substitution for snuggles with sweet Omar! 6% ABV.
  • Crane Brewing Thought & Memory 4/6/12oz CANS – Coffee Stout infused with Coffee from brand new KC roaster, Oleo Coffee with a high focus on family grown coffee from Brazil. 7.5% ABV.

Against The Grain:

  • Against the Grain Loo-a-vuhl Pale Ale 6/4/16oz CANS – Hazy Pale Ale. Generous dry hopping lends notes of peach, strawberry, mango flavors. 5.5% ABV. 
  • Against the Grain Citra Ass Down 6/4/16oz CANS – American style IPA with 11Lbs of CITRA in the Boil and 6Lbs of CITRA post-fermentation. Notice a theme? 8.2% ABV. 
  • Against the Grain Pile of Face 6/4/16oz CANS – American IPA. 6.5% ABV. 
  • Against the Grain Pool Boi Light 6/4/16oz CANS – Light Beer with Blackberry. Some of y’all only drink seltzer, and it shows. Why not mix it up and grab a Pool Boi Light? This crisp, refreshing beer with Kentucky blackberries is everything you wanted in a light beer. 3.2% ABV. 
  • Against the Grain Fish Boi 6/4/16oz CAN – Refreshing Ale with Strawberry & Rhubarb. 3.2% ABV. 
  • Against the Grain Keller 6/4/16oz CAN – Malty, balanced German-style Kellerbier aged with oak alternatives that result in a spicy, floral aroma and flavors that complement this lager and replicates the old-style wooden cask character. 5.8% ABV. 
  • Against the Grain / Freigeist Gegen Den Strom: Lichtenhainer 6/4/16oz CAN – A Traditional German Style Smoked Sour Beer. 4.7% ABV. 
  • Against the Grain / Freigeist Gegen Den Strom: Zerbster Bitterbier 6/4/16oz CAN – Traditional German-style smoked beer. 6.8% ABV.
  • Against the Grain Retitled Pils 6/4/16oz CAN – Lager Beer. 5% ABV. ATG ****NEW PROMO PRICING!****
  • Against the Grain The Brown Note 6/4/16oz CANS – The brown ale to end all brown ales. Enjoy it, because there is no longer any reason to drink another. You’ve reached the pinnacle. 5% ABV. ATG
  • Against the Grain 35K 6/4/16oz CANS – Delicious Full Body Milk Stout. 7% ABV.
  • Against the Grain Mix Case 12/750ml: 2 Bottles of Atilla the Hen 750ml 2 Bottles 70K 750ml 2 Bottles Johann Paycheque 750ml 2 Bottles Herbie Samplecock 750ml 4 Bottles BRETT THE HIPMAN HOP 750ml