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Beer Styles

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India Pale Ale (IPA)

A type of light-colored beer similar to bitter, typically with a higher than average alcohol and hop content.

West Coast IPA | 12 Gates | 6.7%

Landing Strip IPA | 12 Gates | 6.1%

Hermetic IPA | 12 Gates | 6.1%

Borderland IPA | 42 North | 6.8%

Hayburner | Big Ditch | 7.2%

Bang a ‘Uey NEIPA | Community Beer Works | 7.0%

Interrobang | Community Beer Works | 7.2%

All America City IPA | Flying Bison | 6.7%

716 IPA | Flying Bison | 6.4%

Juice Caboose NEIPA | Flying Bison | 7.5%

Thundersnow NEIPA | Flying Bison | 7.7%

Sticky Trees | Pressure Drop | 6.5%

Resurgence IPA | Resurgence | 7.2%

CitMo | Resurgence | 6.5%

The Surge NEIPA | Resurgence | 6.5%

Destination IPA | New York Beer Project | 6.8%


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Session IPA

Combines the hoppiness of an IPA with the lower alcohol content of a session beer.

Day Trekker IPA | 42 North | 4.9%

FC | Big Ditch | 4.1%

Gateway IPA | Big Ditch | 4.4%

That IPA | Community Beer Works | 4.9%

Cosmic Truth Session IPA | Resurgence | 4.3%


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Double IPA

These usually use double or even triple the typical amount of hops, but also add more malts to balance. The resulting beer has huge hoppy highs and deep malty depths with an high ABV to match.

Dragonship | 42 North | 8.0%

Deep Cut | Big Ditch | 8.2%

Thick & Sticky | Community Beer Works | 8.7%

Head in the Clouds | Resurgence | 8.4%

Sabre’s Edge | Pearl Street Brewery | 8.0%


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Porter

A dark, almost black, fruity-dry, top fermenting style ale that is brewed with a combination of roasted malt to impart flavour, colour and aroma. For sheer versatility, porters are hard to beat, offering sturdiness on the one hand, drinkablility on the other. They can be the epitome of balance, or a dark, bitter beer for hop lovers.

Coffee Porter | 12 Gates | 5.8%

Asylum Robust Porter | 42 North | 6.8%

NYtro Coffee Porter | 42 North | 6.3%

Buckstar Coffee Cream Porter | Pressure Drop | 5.2%

Peter B. Porter Peanut Butter Porter | Resurgence | 5.5%

Coconut Porter | Resurgence | 7.0%

Hard Day’s Night Porter | New York Beer Project | 5.6%


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Stout

Not as sweet to the taste, features a rich, creamy head and is flavoured and coloured by barley. Stouts often use a portion of unmalted roasted barley to develop a dark, slightly astringent, coffee-like character. Many great stouts are complex and low in alcohol, with beautiful roundness and a touch of roastiness. The dry versions are appetizing and quenching; the sweeter styles are silky and well rounded, perfect for an evening of food and drink.

Make Me Wanna Stout | Big Ditch | 5.2%

The People’s Choice Irish Stout | Community Beer Works | 5.5%

SPoT Coffee Stout | Flying Bison | 8.0%

Blackalicious Imperial Stout | Pressure Drop | 11.0%

Sponge Candy Stout | Resurgence | 10;0%

Street Brawler Oatmeal Stout | Pearl Street Brewery | 5.4%


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Ale

Fuller-bodied with nuances of fruit or spice and a pleasantly hoppy finish, generally robust and complex with a variety of fruit and malt aromas, ales come in many varieties.

Red Lion Amber Ale | 12 Gates | 5.0%

Tria Prima Pale Ale | 12 Gates | 5.7%

Cinnamon Apple Amber Ale | Big Ditch | 6.5%

Fresh Baked Winter Ale | Big Ditch | 5.2%

The Whale Brown Ale | Community Beer Works | 5.9%

Frank Pale Ale | Community Beer Works | 4.6%

The Irish Aviator Red Ale | Flying Bison | 5.3%

Winter Warmer | Flying Bison | 7.0%

Irish Breakfast Ale | Resurgence | 6.0%

NY Amber Ale | New York Beer Project | 5.5%

Dublin the Funn Irish Ale | New York Beer Project | 6.8%

Trainwreck Amber Ale | Pearl Street Brewery | 4.5%


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Blonde / Golden

Blonde ales are very pale in colour and tend to be clear, crisp, and dry, with low-to-medium bitterness and aroma from hops and some sweetness from malt. Golden ales are straw coloured with a slight hint of citrus and vanilla.

Yoga Pants Blonde Ale | 12 Gates | 4.5%

Westphalia Kolsch | 42 North | 4.9%

Low Bridge Golden Ale | Big Ditch | 4.8%

716 Buffalo Kolsch | Flying Bison | 5.2%

Citra Screamer California Golden Cream Ale | Pressure Drop | 4.9%

Blue Eyed Blueberry Blonde Ale | Pearl Street Brewery | 4.2%


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Lager / Pilsner

Crisp and refreshing with a smooth finish from longer aging, lagers are the world's most popular beer. A lager, which can range from sweet to bitter and pale to black, is usually used to describe bottom-fermented brews of Dutch, German, and Czech styles. Most, however, are a pale to medium colour, have high carbonation, and a medium to high hop flavour.

Illumination Pilsner | 42 North | 5.9%

Luchabrew Mexican Style Lager | 42 North | 5.0%

Let’s Go Pils | Community Beer Works | 4.4%

Rusty Chain Vienna Style Lager | Flying Bison | 5.2%

Polonia Pils | Flying Bison | 4.8%

Blizzard Bock Dark Lager | Flying Bison | 6.7%

Ice Boom Bock | Resurgence | 7.0%

Lockport Lager | New York Beer Project | 4.9%


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Wheat

Light and easy to drink with very little aftertaste. Wheat provides a soft character to beer and is sometimes hazy or cloudy with a touch of spice notes.

Apricot Wheat | 12 Gates | 4.8%

Cherry Vanilla Wheat | 12 Gates | 4.8%

Wallonia Wit | 42 North | 5.4%

Rutherford B. Haze | Community Beer Works | 5.4%

Strummer Belgian Golden Ale | Pressure Drop | 6.0%

Game Day Wit | New York Beer Project | 5.4%

Buckleberry Wheat | New York Beer Project | 5.6%


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Sour / Saison

Sours are tart-tasting, made with wild bacteria and yeast, and come in a wide range of styles and can run the gamut from mouth-puckeringly sour to barnyard funky to fruity and light. Saison is a pale ale that is highly carbonated, fruity, spicy, and falls under the farmhouse ale designation, which has a bit of a funky flavor, kind of like wet hay or earth.

Island Sour Farmhouse | 42 North | 4.6%

Halt! Who Gose There? | 42 North | 5.5%

Beautiful River Saison | Big Ditch | 5.6%

Berry Vision Sour | Big Ditch | 5.4%

Lime Berliner Weisse | Resurgence | 4.5%


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Hard Cider

An unfermented drink made by crushing fruit, typically apples.

Premium Draft Semi-Sweet | BlackBird Cider Works | 6.5%

Estate Reserve Semi-Dry | BlackBird Cider Works | 6.9%

Semi-Sweet Oak Aged | BlackBird Cider Works | 6.2%

Dry Oak Aged | BlackBird Cider Works | 6.7%

Red Barn Wild Fermented | BlackBird Cider Works | 4.8%

Lakeside Loganberry | BlackBird Cider Works | 6.6%

Winter Solstice | BlackBird Cider Works | 7.6%

Christmas Cider | BlackBird Cider Works | 6.5%

Buffalo Bluegrass Kentucky Barrel Aged | BlackBird Cider Works | 8.0%

Chandler Street Cherry | BlackBird Cider Works | 7.3%

New England Style | BlackBird Cider Works | 9.9%