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We're making the transition to cans - and we're making it educational!
All of our beers will soon be made available in cans; every Beer 101 will come with a lesson about the history, bitterness, colour, alcohol, ingredients, aroma, flavour, mouthfeel, and the typical food pairings for each particular type of beer.
We are the NC Teaching Brewery, after all!
More Beer 101, coming soon!
Beer 101 - it's a beer lesson in a can.
North American pale lager brewed using Canadian + European ingredients. The brew origins are Southern German. The use of Bavarian noble hops to provide bitterness and a delicate hop aroma balance the blend of two-row Canadian malted barley, and specialty German malts which provide the body and a fine lace foam.
Originally brewed with additional hops and higher alcohol for the journey to India during the British Reign, this ale was later modified with North American hops when colonization of the new world began.
With a medium body & a beautiful copper colour, the palate is greeted with sharp bitterness of pine and citrus & a sweet malt backbone that finishes with a long lasting hoppy finish.
Stemming from the Burton-On-Trent region of England, the hard water produced a refreshing, Pale Ale with plenty of hoppy bite. You can expect a medium bitterness with slight fruity esters and an overall great balance.
Pilsner originated in Pilsen, Czech Republic in the 1840's. Soft water & high hopping rates with mild malt character define this beer. Perhaps the most notable ingredient is the early use of lager yeast, cold fermentation and aging. This clean and crisp (delicate and refined easy drinker) is sure to be a crowd pleaser.
A popular black ale created in the early 1800's with increased alcohol & longevity. Imperial versions were developed for the Russian court as they could survive the journey to St. Petersburg. A coffee like nose, with flavours of roasted grain, dark chocolate & a well-balanced creaminess coming from flaked barley with a well-balanced smooth taste.
A strong British Ale, a "Wee Heavy" in Scotland or Old (Stock) Ale in England, this historical beer was brewed to be blended in other beers or served on special occasions, particularly cold evenings by the fire. Amber to brown in colour with rich malt and fruity esters on the nose - the palate can expect malty, toffee/caramel flavours with light bitter balance from the hops, ending with a warming alcohol smooth finish.
These small batch brews are cleverly crafted by our NC Brewmaster + Brewery Operations Management students. As the title implies – there are limited quantities of these brews, so grab them while you still can!
This refreshing wheat-based ale exhibits unique aromas of bananas and clove to spice up your senses. The lovely haze of this traditionally German “mi hefe” beer can be attributed to its unfiltered process, which requests a gentle rouse before drinking.
A moderately strong pale ale that is floral and earthy in nature. English malt adds a pronounced bready, toasted character, nodding a flavour akin to biscuits and toffee. This smooth, dry finish lingers across the palate as you prepare for the next sip of this malty delight.
The perfect prerequisite to a cold winter night. Best drunk in half pints, this strong yet subtle ale boasts complexity with caramel-like flavours with light chocolate and roasted malt flavours. A new brew you will certainly warm up to.
Let this down-to-earth malty ale complement your smooth side with its rich dark hies and thick, creamy texture. Brewed using sophisticated English tradition, this oatmeal-based Stout is the perfect full-bodied comfort for any occasion.
Charge your glasses with the drink that fuelled the British armies in 1812. This traditional recipe, light bodied, smooth drinking, English style Bitter has a copper brown colouring, a floral/roasted malt scent and a taste of rye bread and black coffee. Raise a glass to 200 years of peace.
650ml 4.4% alc./vol.
Niagara-grown Montmorency cherries create a unique union between fruit and beer in this tart treat. Beautiful pink tones and a distinctive fruity aroma make our Cherry Pilsner pleasing to every sense adding a fresh and light balance unlike traditional Pilsners.
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