Built on a complex and meticulously constructed malt bill, this unapologetically decadent imperial stout was lavished with straight-up irresponsible amounts of maple syrup, coffee, and vanilla. The result is a resounding detonation of dessert flavors that cradle the palate like a hammock made of compliments.
We debuted Griffon Bruxellois in 2012 at a few of our events and it was quite a hit. It returns in 2017 - in bottles and on draft - from Bruery Terreux. This balanced, sour brown ale was aged in oak barrels with cherries, giving it a soft, tart fruit flavor to compliment the subtle dark fruit notes and gentle tannic complexity. Its ripe nature is tempered by its calming barrel-aged character. It not just a rewarding trip for the senses... it's a trip down memory lane.
Loaded with unique, robust flavors, this Brown Sugar Imperial Ale was handcrafted and aged in Caribbean rum barrels. Hints of molasses, rum, tobacco, and coconut round out this delicious, drinkable Imperial Ale that pairs well with plundering, pillaging, and other pirate hobbies. Cheers!
The Traveling Plum is a sour ale inspired by Li Hing Mui - a salty, dried plum snack known for its tart and tangy twist. The snack’s red hue is derived from a powder that consists of ground plum skin that is pickled in a combination of a number of things, including licorice and salt. While we chose not to imitate the red color in our liquid interpretation, we did emulate a number of its other characteristics by brewing with dried plums, adding salt, souring it with our house cultures (pickling with lactobacillus?), and spicing it with Chinese five-spice powder (a mix of anise, cloves, cinnamon, pepper and fennel seeds). Tart, tangy and salty, it’s a fitting refreshment on the road less traveled.
The shared vision between The Lost Abbey and Wicked Weed Brewing, a blend of beers from both breweries, Ad Idem is an Oak-aged Golden Sour w/ local whole peaches. The resulting culmination produced some incredible depth, showing how the stonefruit in the barrels played along with the blend of wild yeasts.
Monastic breweries wrote the book on complex ales that weave notes of dark fruits, spices, caramelized character and warmth into each sip. The Order summons that tradition and adds local inspiration. Our darkening, Belgian-inspired abbey ale features dark-fruited character from dates, Belgian-style sugars and subtle spicing from coriander, which compliments the Belgian yeast esters.
An homage to one of the most classic characters in mead history, Marion is named for Maid Marion, the legendary love interest of Robin Hood. Marion is one of our all time favorites at Superstition. It has won multiple awards over the years, including a Gold Medal at the Mazer Cup International in 2016. This craft beverage is an excellent expression of honey and berries, and pairs well with rich cheeses, charcuterie and dark chocolate.
Made with the same ingredients as Sahalie but brewed differently, (TBFKA) La Tache is our lightest and most approachable beer. Hops are used only for aromatics in the hop-back and fresh hops from Connor’s (one of our brewers) yard for dry-hopping so the beer is balanced with the acidity produced by our proprietary house cultures of yeast and bacteria.
Wassail is known for warmth and spices. The tenth verse of our Twelve Beers of Christmas™ saga goes leaps and bounds beyond a traditional winter warmer, drawing inspiration from the dark, spiced ales from Belgium and our love for experimental brewing in SoCal. 10 Lords-A-Leaping is a dark imperial wit ale featuring 10 different spices - coriander, orange peel, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, mace, anise, dried apples and cloves, which complement the spiced notes imparted from the yeast and prance upon the rich, dark fruited character of the specialty malts.
We’re on a first-name basis with our new German-style tart wheat beer. Meet Frederick H. (The “H” stands for “Hottenroth”.) But this isn’t Fred as you knew him with Sarah. This is a Berliner Weisse with an entirely different personality. At his core, Frederick H. embodies some of the elements you’d expect in a Berliner Weisse-style beer, such as a tart flavor profile from lactobacillus, a hint of brettanomyces and traditionally low ABV. He gets a little racy though, and gains even more funky and earthy notes from house cultures and fermentation in our oak foeders at Bruery Terreux. After nature takes its course, Frederick H. emerges with a bright, refreshing body, palate-cleansing tartness and au naturel rawness.
The blackberry mead makers at Superstition dug deep into their bag of tricks to cast a jammy curse into this bottle of Blackberry Hex. A vinous minerality locks its legs with crisp tannins as notes of cherry skin and ripe dark fruit play in the wings. The next time you invite your coven over for a ceremony, consider pairing Blackberry Hex with a dry aged porterhouse steak and chocolate ganache.
Blueberry Hex shows off it's violet-ruby hued leggy liquid as mild winter spice and rich dark fruit emanate from the glass. The incantation of this blueberry mead will call to you with flavors of sweet cherry, vanilla, oak, nutmeg and cinnamon. For the ultimate complimentary experience, light a candle and pair with a slice of blueberry cobbler and vanilla ice cream.
Prairie-vous Français is a celebration of simple elegance. This farmhouse ale is brewed to be refreshing. We use barley, oats, and wheat to build a foundation for Saaz hops and Brettanomyces bruxellensis to play. You'll find this beer to be slightly tart and a touch hoppy.
Hottenroth Berliner Weisse is brewed in memory of Fred & Sarah Hottenroth, Patrick’s grandparents. This tart, German-style Berliner Weisse is as authentic as it gets. We use lactobacillus and a hint of brettanomyces to sour this very unusual, low gravity wheat beer. To cut the tartness for those with sweeter tastes, raspberry or woodruff syrup is a traditional way to sweeten the beer. Almost an extinct style, we hope to help revive the Berliner Weisse in memory of two great people.
8 Maids-a-Milking is the 8th beer in our "12 Days of Christmas" series, and we'd be udderly crazy to release anything but a milk stout. So we made an imperial milk stout to stand up to whatever Old Man Winter throws our way from now through 2019 with the final release of our series. 8 Maids-a-Milking is brewed with lactose, which is commonly referred to as milk sugar. It's the only type of sugar that is unfermentable by yeast, which adds more perceptible creaminess and sweetness to the finished beer. This mouthfeel and sweetness is complemented by robust layers of milk chocolate, subtle spice accents from our house Belgian yeast and roasty, cafe elements indicative of our take on the style. Celebrate the seasons with the best of both worlds: enjoy some now, and lay a few down for up to 4 years to be enjoyed upon the release of 12 Drummers Drumming.
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