This Mexican-Style amber lager was created as a craft expression of our Head Brewer and Owner’s favorite Mexican beers. And just like those beers, don’t let yourself be fooled by the darker color. This Lager drinks so crisp, clean, and smooth, it is the perfect summertime beer. Fantastic as is, right from the tap, but designed to take that squeeze of lime or even better, to serve as the base for an amazing Michelada. Just add ice, michi mix, lime, and 5×5 to a glass rimmed in chamoy and rolled in Tajin. Then head to your swim up bar and imagine the Mexican heat at your own personal Mexican getaway. Salud!
Tasting Notes: clean lagered profile; flavors of toast and malt with hints of caramel and roast; underpinned with mild hop spiciness.
Aged for 4 months in Tobin James Zinfandel barrels on Murray Farms Organic Cherries.
Robust Brown Ale. Complex malt profile with caramel, toffee, and nut flavors and a rich chocolate overtone. This smooth, full-bodied porter is still highly sessionable and will make it difficult to have just one. Both Nitro and CO2 available.
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Traditional Irish Red. Light bodied with roasted and caramel notes. The addition of Rye Malt to the grain bill adds complexity and lends a spicy, herbaceous element. As if that wasn’t enough, we added dark organic maple syrup, which delivers woody/floral aromas and a dry finish.
DDH honey double India pale ale.
This beer perfectly combines our Mercenary with a blend of Covenant Coffee.
As traditional a hefeweizen as you are likely to find outside of Bavaria. While this Hef might not be sanctified, we sure think it’s at least blessed. Unlike most American Hefs, this wheat beer strikes a balance between the banana and clove flavors, trading in-your face banana for a complex blend of flavors. Rich and bready but still delicate and drinkable, this beer will have you praying for it daily.
“Dark Bread” in German, Dunkel Brot is the sister beer to our Daily Bread. This Bavarian-Style wheat beer has the same banana and clove flavors with the addition of rich caramel and cookie notes while still maintaining the same clean drinkability. Prost!
Traditional Kölsch-Style ale with a twist. Fermented cool and clean, lagered, and brewed with Mandarina Bavaria Hops. Crisp, light-bodied, easy-drinking with a citrus hop twist.
Dry-hopped Belgium session
Before the discovery of hops, brewers used local botanicals to bitter their beer, balancing it and making it more drinkable. There is no botanical that is more quintessentially Scottish than heather.
A white IPA, featuring pale wheat malt lending a rich body while still being highly drinkable. Dry hopped with loads of Centennial and Amarillo, then fermented on local Mirray Farms organic Apricots lending a strong apricot profile and a bright acidity.
A West-Coast IPA whose clean bitterness will have you rethinking the style if you’re not already a hop-head and loving it even more if you are. Illuminated uses Bravo, Calypso, and Azacca to bring light to darkness. Notes of grapefruit and citrus blend with melon and berries.
A front-line IPA. This session strength American IPA is packed with hop flavor from Bravo, Calypso, and Ekuanot hops. Don’t underestimate the hip flavor of this beer just because it’s highly sessionable. This brew will kick your door in and smack you in the face with a citrusy grapefruit bitterness, and follow up with flavors of tropical fruit, melon, and berry.
British Style Pale. Light-bodied and drinkable with an even malt/hop balance. Notes of biscuit and Caramel malt blend with a new hop variety “Jester”. Imported from the UK, Jester blends British and American Hop profiles so well you’ll think we’re joking when we tell you it’s British.
English nut brown ale
American Noble Pilsner
Our special 2019 Oktoberfest release.
We called this a Viking Saison because we imagined what a modern, hip Viking would call this beer; however, this ale is brewed in the ancient Norwegian Farmhouse tradition. We barrel-fermented this ale in Halter Ranch Winery white wine barrels with ingredients a Viking would have used: wheat, oats, and barley as well as a heaping dose of local sage honey. But the lynchpin of this beer was the Norwegian Kveik yeast, harvested in Stranda, Norway. We did an entirely uncontrolled fermentation in our warehouse to allow this yeast to fully express itself. This is a small-batch brew, so quantities are limited.
Tasting Notes: rich, smooth mouthfeel; dry, mead-like body, champagne-like carbonation; flavors of honey, spice, grain, and stonefruit.
First Anniversary celebration beer. This is the double version of our Blood Red Rye.
As its name implies, this beer was pieced together using excess malts and hops from our inventory by our Master Brewer to create one of the most drinkable brews in Bakersfield this summer. Brewed as a traditional German Pilsner using imported malt and hops, this crisp lager was given a heaping dose of Saaz and Tettnang a theend of the process to create a hoppy, but not bitter or overpowering, German Pilsner perfect for the summer heat.
Tasting Notes: light biscuit and grassy malt notes; crisp, light lagered body; spicy, floral, and fruity hop flavor.
Oatmeal export stout with brown sugar.
We call this a “German” Pale Ale. This is what we imagine would happen if a German brewer wanted to make an American Pale Ale. Brewed will 100% German and Continental malts, we then added Hallertau Magnum, Mandarina Bavaria, and Loral. All of these hops have German pedigrees, but give a new world fruitiness. Look for a clean, crisp malt profile with notes of lemon zest and mandarin orange.