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New Items August 13, 2018

NEW Year Round from Rhinegeist:  Wowie!

4/6 Pack Cans Item # 04368  $30.00

Meet the wild child, our tropical troublemaker with effervescent intentions. This Tropical Ale pairs bright pineapple with tart passionfruit in a sensual samba. Make the getaway, destination unknown, set off into sparkling skies. Let’s get out of here. The possibilities, the thrill, the adventure; Wowie.

New from Woodchuck:  Pearsecco!

4/6 Packs Item # 76632  $33.70

BUBBLY DRY CIDER.  Inspired by sparkling wines, this dry pear cider is full of bubbles with a clean, crisp finish.  (6.1%)


Woodchuck Rose!

4/6 Packs Item # 76631  $33.70

BUBBLY BLUSH CIDER. A bubbly, fruit-forward blush cider made with a blend of red apples delivering a crisp mouth feel.  (6.1%)


Otter Creek Fall Can Jam is in!

2/12 Pack Cans Item # 51810  $29.70  ($5.50 off 5 cases, $6.50 off 15, $7.50 off 25)

Featuring Free Flow IPA, Ella Hoppy Lager and Oktoberfest!

New Items August 6, 2018

Just in from our LOCAL Salem Cidery!

Far from the Tree Apple of my CHAI!

6/4 Pack 16oz Cans Item # 79070  $66.00

Cider made with black tea, cinnamon, cloves, cardamom, and orange peel.  Pairs will with leaf raking, campfires and flannel.   (8%)

 

NEW from Two Roads:  Tropical Fruit Gose!

6/4 Packs Item # 03635  $55.50

1/6 Bbl Item #  03624  $85.00

Two Roads is driving a tanker truck down a road less traveled with this Tropical Fruit Gose (pronounced GO-zuh). We kettle soured this ale in our own tanker truck trailer— a former milk tanker (like the one on the front label)— that’s parked right on the grounds of our brewery! This beer has a rich blend of tropical fruit notes with hints of pineapple, mango, guava, Barbados cherry and passion fruit. With pleasing tartnesss, it’s a tropical twist on a refreshing fruit gose. (4.8%)


Captain Lawrence:  NEW Orbital Tilt – Vic Secret!

4/6 Packs Item # 42867  $29.50

1/6 Bbl Item # 42866  $75.00

As the earth spins and twists so does your mood, so does your taste, and so does Orbital Tilt.  This IPA has been brewed using a healthy dose of imported pilsner malt and malted oats to create a smooth mouthfeel, and then dry hopped with Vic Secret hops for an herbal aroma and citrusy finish.  (5.9%)

 

Limited Release from our LOCAL Slumbrew:  Island Day!

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item #  08562  $54.50

Pale Ale with Calypso, Ella and Pacific Jade hops

Today, we breathe in deeply. Fresh air and the aromatic essence of Calypso, Ella and Pacific Jade hops fill the air and lighten our hearts while this golden ale lightens our mood. Today is an Island Day. Keep cold, enjoy now for today is the day. (6.5%)

New Items July 23, 2018

It’s Back!  Urban Farm Fermentory  Dry Cidah!

6/4 Pack Cans Item # 68768 $52.00

Dry Cidah is our flagship cidah. Wild fermented with Maine dessert fruit, our Dry Cidah provides the base for our entire cidah line. 

Why Cid’ah’? – our spelling of cider echoes the locality of our native yeast strains. While other cider makers pitch foreign yeasts, any U.F.F. product with the cidah label is fermented with 100% wild Maine yeast.


Limited Release from our LOCAL Bantam Cidery:  

Mighty Mammoth!

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 73017  $56.00

Big & Bold

ANYTHING WORTH DRINKING IS WORTH DRINKING WELL

True to the Double New England Style perfected by our brewing friends, Mighty Mammoth has intense hop aroma, is juicy and cloudy, and potent at 8.5% ABV.


New Year Round!  Fuzzy Traveler Peach Shandy!

4/6 Pack Cans Item # 38857  $28.70

This brand-new year-round release captures the essence of the classic Shandy with a twist; a juicy wheat ale, made with real peach, perfectly balanced with classic German hops and malt. This low ABV Shandy clocks in at 4.4%, and is the perfect complement for that firework viewing party, those poolside hangs or a backyard BBQ.

 

Brewmaster Jack Limited Release:  Happy Valley Sour Ale!

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item #11392  $56.00 (only 10 cases avail.!)

A Berliner Weisse style ale brewed with lime juice. (4.5%)


Grimm Limited Release:  Living Daylights!

1/6 Bbls Item # 43603  $130.00 (only 5 available!)

LIVING DAYLIGHTS DRY HOPPED SOUR ALE

What would happen if we took an imperial berliner weisse base recipe and hopped it with all the hops? We decided to find out. With plenty of hop dust in the keg;  you’ll find your taste buds dancing between a smooth, fruit-forward drinking experience, or a rough-hewn, maximally hoppy swallow. Delicious both ways!  (5.8%)

Otter Creek Limited Release:  Head Charge!

1/6 Bbls Item # 51408  $120.00 (only 5 available!)

Introducing the first Double IPA to come your way from the OCB Crew!

Head Charge DIPA features an enlightened state of haze and hops; brewed with a bunch of 2-row and oats to deliver the hazy body that has the kids going crazy these days.  Robbie and crew dropped around three pounds of hops per barrel into the cold side, which, when you add it all up, ends up being a crazy amount of green designed to send the lupulin aromas straight through your senses.

Citra, Amarillo and Cascade hops lead the charge to deliver a nice citrus and resin character that’s balanced by the fruity esters of our house ale yeast. Topped off with a round, creamy mouthfeel from all of those oats. (8%)

New Items July 16, 2018

Disco Pig 5: Kyūri Saki Bīru

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 66606  $48.50

Kyrui (translates to Cucumber in Japanese) 

Rice Ale brewed using Saki Yeast & Cold Pressed Cucumber with Summer hops from AU for a bright super easy drinking green melon citrusy finish. Pair with the beach, golf, tennis, slip n slides and swimming pools as well as watermelon & feta salad.  (4.5%)

 

LOCAL Brewer Backlash Limited Release:  Allston!

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 05568  $63.00

New England IPA.  Allston is the first installment in our “Stomping Grounds” series, where we pay homage to the neighborhoods of Boston that helped shaped Backlash – Past, Present, and future.  Allston is brewed with Citra hops and Mosaic lupulin powder for a mild, smooth bitterness and a flavor profile exploding with sweet tropical fruits.  (7%)

Clown Shoes Limited Release:  Very Angry Beast!

12/22 oz Item # 25754  $115.00

1/6 Bbls Item # 25755  $200.00

American Imperial Stout aged in Bourbon Barrels.  (11%)


LOCAL Clown Shoes Release:  Zebra Warren!

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 25753  $58.00

1/6 Bbls Item # 25756  $100.00

Double IPA with Mango, Pink Guava and Mosaic hops.  (8%)


Rhinegeist Seasonal: Peach Dodo Gose!

4/6 Packs Item # 04322  $31.50

1/6 Bbls Item # 04321  $85.00

½ Bbls Item # 03924  $165.00

This German Gose is bright and frisky, tart and saline, and dances on the palate with punches of peach. Thirst quenching beyond all imagination, Peach Dodo is the finest of liquids for a beach picnic or for making history.(4.4%)  


Hubbard’s Cave Limited Release:  Fresh One Hop Amarillo!

1/6 Bbls Item # 30536  $180.00  (only 3 available!)

All of the Hubbard’s Cave IIPAs use a similar base of Pilsner malt, Wheat malt, and Oats. The classifier in the title:  Amarillo hops!  To keep bitterness down, we generally add hops at the very end of the boil, during the whirlpool phase. We then dry-hop them excessively for more floral/juicy flavor and aroma. We are continually playing with different yeast strains and fermentation temps which will make each batch unique from the last, even when the same hops are used.  (8.5%)  “OUTSTANDING” ratings on Beer Advocate, Untapped & RateBeer!

New Items June 25, 2018

Narragansett Fresh Catch!

4/6 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 33029  $30.70  ($1.70 off 3 cases)

2/12 Pack 12 oz Cans Item # 33030  $28.70  ($4.00 off 7 cases, $5 off 15)

From the fishermen who have fought the harsh waters of the Northeast for generations, to the family clam bakes and lobster boils that celebrate their well-earned bounty, seafood is part of the fabric of every New Englander.  We work hard, take nothing for granted, and have a good time doing it.  When we crack our first lobster of the season, it’s a big deal – an occasion to indulge, reflect, and party with friends and family.  Since 1890, Narragansett has been the beer that fishermen toil to earn, and the beer the rest of us salute them with.  This beer honors the risk and hails the reward that comes with every “Fresh Catch”. 

Fresh Catch is a supremely refreshing blonde ale that’s dry hopped with Citra for a crisp grapefruit finish.   Aromas of citrus and passion fruit are very evident, but mild on the palate.  Brewed to be the perfect pairing with shellfish or whitefish.  (4.2%)


Baxter Limited Release:  Bootleg Fireworks!

6/4 Packs Item # 43434  $62.00

1/6 Bbl Item # 43432  $100.00  (only 5 available!)

This is our annual opportunity to abandon subtlety and replace it with chaos and volatility. For this fifth edition, we combined over a metric ton of grains with heavy hop additions and then dry hopped the beer three times with inordinate quantities of nine hop varieties, just to be ridiculous (ridonkulous?). Intentionally unfiltered, unbalanced, and surprisingly smooth. Reekris!  (9%)


Just in from our LOCAL Clown Shoes Brewery:  Pineapple Space-Cake!

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 25749  $58.00

1/6 Bbls Item # 25751  $100.00

½ Bbls Item # 25750  $209.00

IPA brewed with Mosaic hops and fresh pineapple puree.  (7.7%)

Clown Shoes Limited Release:  Rexx!

12/22 oz Item # 25748  $115.00

 Imperial Red Ale aged in Bourbon barrels.  (10%)


New Package from Dogfish Head:  Liquid Truth Serum IPA CANS!

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 32039  $52.00  ($2 off 5 cases, $3 off 10, $4 off 15)

 You can handle the truth!

MYTH: IBUs (hop bitterness) can only be achieved in the boil. TRUTH: Uh-uh!

The truth is, Dogfish Head has been doing innovative things in the world of hopping since we opened in the mid-90s. From our continual hopping method found in our 60 Minute, 90 Minute and 120 Minute IPAs to our latest innovation of post-boil hop additions found in our Liquid Truth Serum!  Our unique process involving pelletized, powdered, leaf and liquefied hops makes for a blissfully inefficient IPA that’s truthfully hoppy without being deceptively bitter. You’ll find the perfect match of citrusy and tropical notes, making for a zesty finish … honest. (7%)


NEW from Dogfish Head:  Off Center Your Summer Variety Pack!

2/12 Packs Item # 32049  $40.00  ($3 off 5 cases, $5 off 10)

Featuring 60 Minute IPA, Namaste Belgian Witbier, Lupu-Luau IPa and SeaQuench Session Sour Ale in a Water-Resistant case!  Just add ice for a perfect day on the boat or at the beach!  Includes a can koozie in every pack!

 

Willie’s Superbrew:  NOW in 12 packs!

2/12 Pack Variety Item # 39469  $33.57  ($5.08 off 5 cases, $6.58 off 10 cases)

“With our Superbrew, we’re being fully transparent – we not only tell you everything that’s in it, but we’re proud of it.” 


Castle Island Limited Release:  Social Studies (El Dorado)!

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 03857  $76.00

1/6 Bbls Item # 03860  $105.00

In the name of science, we’re doing our due diligence to unearth the secret combination to making the haziest, juiciest New England IPA possible.  Scratching that special hophead itch, Social Studies is an ever-evolving beer that takes a deeper look into the world of hops by putting a single variety on a pedestal for each release.  (7.8%)

Foolproof Limited Release:  Pineapple Vango!

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 39488  $53.00

It’s your undiscovered adventure…now with pineapple! A future memory, journey, or story yet to be told. Brewed with light malts and dry-hopped with Mosaic hops, this kettle sour ale is suitable for any occasion. The beer delivers a thirst–quenching tanginess that is refreshing yet complex and bursting with pineapple.  (5%)

Limited Release from our LOCAL Castle Island Brewery:  Righteous Goals!

1/6 Bbls Item # 03858  $90.00

Righteous GOALS combines sweet, tropical guava with silky oats for a complex, fruity, tangy blonde ale. Proceeds from Righteous GOALS benefit the Massachusetts Chapter of the ALS Association, whose mission is to discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest.  (5.2%)



NEW TO MVDC!   KINGS HIGHWAY CIDER!

OUR APPROACH

Kings Highway specializes in dry ciders of all stripes. We make heritage ciders from traditional cider apples when they are available. We also make orchard-based ciders that focus on the fruit from specific farms in the Hudson Valley. We also like to experiment with ingredients like citrus peel, ginger, hibiscus, and generally anything that strikes our fancy. Our ciders are light, crisp, clean, and always apple-forward on the palate.

http://cider.nyc/

Kings Highway Whip Appeal

6/4 Pack 12 oz Cans Item # 70000  $62.00

HUDSON VALLEY APPLES

CO-FERMENTED WITH GUAVA

SILVER MEDAL WINNER AT 2017 GLINTCAP

TASTING NOTES: CRISP, DRY APPLE WITH NOTES OF CARAMEL AND NOTES OF ISLAND FRUIT  (6.9%)

 

Kings Highway Beach Party

6/4 Pack 12 oz Cans Item # 70001  $62.00

HUDSON VALLEY APPLES

CO-FERMENTED WITH HIBISCUS FLOWERS AND GRAPEFRUIT PEEL

TASTING NOTES: ROSE-ESQUE CIDER WITH NOTES OF APPLE, STRAWBERRY AND CITRUS  (6.9%)

New Items June 18, 2018

Jacques Reynard Sparkling Wine

24/187ml  Item # 520000 $50.00  ($6.24 off 2 cases)

Produced in California, Jacques Reynard is the perfect grab n go bubbly for the summertime. Pairs perfectly with shellfish, an aperitif, or as a brunch cocktail. Great for warm weather and any time celebrations. Please ask your rep for samples.  

Limited Release from Local Mass Brewer Castle Island

Chuck Dry Hopped Cream Ale!

6/4 Packs Item # 03879  $53.50

Named in honor of the mighty Charles River, Chuck pays homage to the iconic Boston landmark by giving new life to a classic cream ale. Brewed with wheat and a touch of flaked maize, Chuck turns to peachy, piney hops for a big burst of fruity flavor, putting a new spin on this timeless style.  (4.8%)


Shiner Sea Salt & Lime!

4/6 Pack Glass Item # 35856  $28.70

2/12 Pack Cans Item # 35857  $28.70  ($3.50 off 5 cases, $5.80 off 10, $6.72 off 20)

Our latest summer seasonal is here just in time to cool you down.  Meet Sea Salt & Lime Summer Lager, a refreshing new brew with a dash of sea salt and a squeeze of lime to keep things interesting.  Enjoy it while you can – unlike summer, this won’t be around long.  (4%)


Limited Release from our LOCAL Ipswich Brewery!

Cranberry Beret!

6/4 16 oz CAN Item # 13101  $52.00

1/6 Bbls Item # 13100  $85.00

A delightfully tart kettle soured ale fermented atop pureed cranberries.  A wonderful beer to pair with food, or to drink on its own.   (5%)

…..You singing the song yet?!

 

From Samuel Adams and the Home of the Boston Red Sox:

Beers of Fenway!

2/12 Pack Cans Item # 17211  $28.70  ($2 off 15 cases, $3.50 off 30, $4 off 80)

4 Cans each:  Boston Lager, Sam ’76 & Sumer Ale!


New Red Stripe Package!

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 38423  $31.00  ($2.35 off 5 cases)

The great Jamaican Beer we know today has set the standard by which other beers are measured since 1928.  A beautiful amber lager, full bodied and a smooth post palate sensation. Lager beer, light gold colour.  (4.7%)

New Items June 4, 2018

NEW PACKAGE SIZE!   Dogfish 60 Minute IPA

12/19.2 oz CAN Item # 32048  $24.50

It’s hard being the sequel, unless you wrote the original story. Inspired by the continual hopping process we invented with 90 Minute IPA, 60 Minute builds on that one-of-a-kind process and flavor, crafting a solid gold hit that’s found its own identity.

“The most balanced IPA on the market” -Wall Street Journal

Brewed using a boatload of intense Northwest hops, we boil this continually hopped IPA for a full 60 minutes, adding more than 60 hop additions continuously to create a bold and timeless flavor. Continually hopped to deliver a pungently, citrusy, grassy hop flavor without being crushingly bitter, 60 Minute IPA is a surprisingly sessionable IPA for the craft enthusiast.  You’ll quickly see why this sequel has become our best selling beer, and why you’ll find yourself coming back to it again and again.  (6%)

 

NEW PACKAGE SIZE! Dogfish Head SeaQuench Ale!

2/12 Pack Cans Item # 32023  $36.50 ($6.00 off 5 cases)

SeaQuench Ale is a session sour mash-up of a crisp Kolsch, a salty Gose, and a tart Berliner Weiss brewed in sequence with black limes, sour lime juice and sea salt to make this the most thirst-quenching beer Dogfish Head has ever brewed.

“…may be the world’s most thirst-slaying beer.”
- Men’s Health

When we opened our geographically-enamored seafood restaurant Chesapeake & Maine in 2016, we wanted to honor its coastal roots by developing this sessionable, seafood-pairing beer that takes you to a place of briny seawater on sunny beach days. Our experimentation focused on three thirst-quenching styles with German roots, but no single style quite hit the mark and mood we were going for … so we blended them and the result was the tart and refreshing beer we were looking for!  Partnering with the National Aquarium, we replicated sea salt sourced from the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay and added sea salt from the coast of Maine to honor the Atlantic coast we love so much.  (4.9%)


Back in stock: Ballast Point Sour Wench!

4/6 Packs Item # 05690  $42.00 ($5.50 off 3 cases)

THIS PRETTY LADY WILL MAKE YOU PUCKER

Our Sour Wench Blackberry Ale is a fruity Berliner Weisse-style beer bursting with Oregon blackberry flavor and aroma. The fruit addition adds a beautiful violet hue, and the taste has an approachable soft tartness from kettle souring. This artful gypsy will surely lure you into the world of sour beers.  (7%)


Coronado Guava Islander

4/6 Packs Item # 03022  $33.00 (only 10 avail.)

Tropical fruit meets tropical vibes in this “guavacated” version of our Islander IPA. Brewed with the classic West Coast combo of Centennial, Chinook and Columbus hops, this beer gets the tropical treatment with a hefty dose of fresh guava puree. The result is a surprisingly smooth, unfiltered IPA bursting with tropical goodness that’s sure to put you in that island state of mind. (7%)


Upland Life Exotic Seasonal SAISON

4/6 Pack Cans Item # 04010  $33.00 (only 10 avail.)

The style of Belgian Saison has become synonymous with complexity and sophistication. It is a style that can wear many hats, is adaptable to compliment virtually any dish, and can be used to reflect the essence of any season. In the search for a beer that is best suited for summer, the obvious emphasis should be on refreshment and few ingredients are more undeniably refreshing than citrus fruit. This led us to the inevitable citrus Saison. The combination of tangerine and lemon zest add a bright, thirst-quenching complexity to a lower gravity example of a classic Belgian Saison.  (5.2%)

Upland Campside PALE ALE

4/6 Pack Cans Item # 04008  $33.00 (only 20 avail.)

Campside has developed a loyal following with its showcase of the most interesting and effervescent American hops. Beginning in 2018, Campside will transition from a Session IPA to an American Pale Ale and will be available year round. All of the fragrant citrus and tropical character of late additions of Cascade, Simcoe, and Mosaic hops will remain, supported by a moderate malt backbone and defined by balanced drinkability. Late additions of hops allow the distinct fragrance of grapefruit, apricot and pine to be preserved as much as possible in the finished beer. With a crisp, but subtle bitterness, a balanced malt character, and a 5.4% ABV, this is the perfect year round beverage for those who think flavor is just as important as refreshment.  (5.4%)

Champagne Velvet PILSENER

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 04002  $43.00  (only 16 avail.)

In 1902, Walter Braun, the son of German immigrants, created a recipe for a new pilsener beer named Champagne Velvet. Over the next 50 years it grew to become one of Indiana’s most popular beers, a go-to for many of our grandparents and great-grandparents. It was “The Beer with the Million Dollar Flavor,” which wasn’t just marketing fluff; it was actually insured with a $1 million policy. 
Industrial consolidation took down this regional favorite and the recipe went missing for many years until a fan rescued the hand-written recipe from deep in a trademark portfolio. Upland reformulated the recipe using that scrap of paper and proudly brings this Midwestern legend back to life. Champagne Velvet has a refreshingly light pilsener body with some sweet complexities given off by the corn malt used in this recipe, making this the perfect lager. It’s smooth and light, but still full of flavor, the perfect everyday beer for craft beer drinkers and a step up for domestic drinkers. (5.5%)

UPC:  6 88135 02215 1

 

Upland Pearpawsterous: A new collaboration beer with Cascade Brewing

12/500ml Item # 04011  $120.00 (only 9 avail.)

Pearpawsterous represents a blending of our two programs featuring local fruits from both Indiana and Oregon and their individual house cultures.

“We are very excited to share our collaboration with Cascade with beer drinkers across the country. Pearpawsterous is everything you would expect from two of America’s most experienced wood-aged sour programs. You won’t be disappointed,” said Dusty Howe, Upland’s Director of National Sales.

Over the years, we’ve admired many of the beers coming from our friends at Cascade in Portland, Oregon. After visiting and sharing beers together we determined that we had very similar philosophies on sour beer making as well as similar histories with how our programs started. Naturally, we thought it would be awesome to make a beer together. Both programs are very focused on use of whole fruits, and balanced acidity. With similar wheat base beers, we aged our beers on whole paw paws from Indiana and a custom pear blend from Oregon.

Malt bill includes 30% Unmalted Wheat, which undergoes starch conversion by boiling during a “turbid mash”. The beer is then aged for long periods in oak barrels. During fermentation, yeast, Brettanomyces, and other souring microorganisms create a tart, dry and refreshing sour ale. Selected foudre beer was transferred and aged on a blend of Indiana paw paws and Oregon pears.

Pearpawsterous is straw to pale in color with the perfect balance of pawpaw and pear fruit flavors. With a zesty carbonation, it finishes tart and dry. This limited brew is now available across Upland’s distribution areas in 500 ml bottles.

Food pairing suggestion: Poached apple arugula salad with goat cheese, walnut crusted salmon risotto, rainbow trout, fresh cheeses.


Grimm Magnetic Tape

1/6 Bbls Item # 43620  $130.00

Magnetic Tape is the cousin of the beloved Magnetic Compass. Both are oat single IPA’s pairing Mosaic with an interesting hop from New Zealand. Where Compass uses Rakau hops, Tape uses Motueka. This beer is all about big, fresh, radiant tropical fruit character from these two matchless hop varietals. There are no rough edges, just full and round aromas of melon, mango, and citrus. High drinkability quotient. (6.4%)

 

Almanac Side Hustle Hazy IPA

1/6 Bbls Item #  45394 $105.00  (only 3 avail.)

Each batch of Side Hustle Hazy IPA is extra dank, extra disco and all around extra. This fancy pants unfiltered IPA is brewed with the same malt bill each time but the hops rotate on every batch—always producing an IPA with huge tropical and citrus aromas. (7%) This versions hops: Citra, Simcoe, and Mosaic.  

Upland Cherry Sour BARREL-AGED FRUITED SOUR ALE

1/6 Bbls Item # 03998  $255.00 (only 3 avail.)

When we started experimenting with Belgian-style sour ales back in 2006, we immediately knew we wanted to add cherries to our program. We get over 4,500 lbs of red, tart Montmorency cherries each year from King Orchards in northern Michigan. We add the cherries to the mildly tart sour ale base and let it ferment for three more months before kegging and bottling, giving this barrel-aged fruited sour ale the distinct cherry characteristics. The beer pours with rich hues of red and pink foam, with zesty effervescence. Tart cherries dominate the aroma, with hints of wine and cider, and the finish is dry, with lingering cherry fruitiness. (6%)

Almanac Strawberry Melon Flavor Wheel

1/6 Bbls Item # 45337  $210.00 (only 2 avail.)

Sour farmhouse ale aged in oak barrels with honeydew melon, strawberry, vanilla beans & spices. (7.1%)

 

Almanac Wit In The Woods

1/6 Bbl Item # 45355  $130.00 (only 1 avail.)

Dry hopped mixed-culture wit aged in oak barrels with juniper, coriander, ginger & citrus peel. (6.2%)

New Items May 28, 2018

Just in from our LOCAL Newburyport Brewing Co:  Yankee Blue!

1/6 Bbls Item #  02894  $71.00

½ Bbls Item # 02923  $160.00

Unfiltered weissbier brewed with blueberries.  (4.9%)

Just in from our Massachusetts LOCAL Greater Good Brewery:  PULP!

1/6 Bbls Item # 04053  $115.00

We like to think “8 is the new 5” – this is our second IPA in the 8% series, a more “juice forward” lower IBU IPA that has become so popular here in New England. We dialed the IPA to 8% ABV and transformed the hop profile to include dominant citrusy and tropical notes with minimal bittering notes.  A juicy IPA lovers delight with a citrus grove aroma, smooth mouthfeel, and a subtle hazy yellow-orange color.   Nectar of the hop gods! Paul’s Ultimate Lupulin Protocol!


New from Peak:  Happy Hour LIME!

4/6 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 20435  $32.50

Take our masterfully designed Happy Hour pilsner, add a twist of organic lime and what do you have? You guessed it!  Happy Hour Lime. It’s incredibly thirst quenching and the lime-zest is a perfect complement to the pilsner malt bill.  Crisp, clean, brilliant, easygoing and entirely crushable - our newest pilsner is as refreshing as any beer we’ve made yet! Cheers!  (4.7%)


New from our Local Clown Shoes Brewery:  Gargoyle Love Song!

12/22 oz Item # 25745  $115.00

Gargoyles gone wild? Those bastards were meant to protect the city. Instead, they started to tear buildings apart. Fortunately, Crasher fired up his jetpacks, swooped in, and sang them a love song. For this, the 2018 version, we barrel aged Undead Party Crasher in high-end bourbon barrels and added large quantities of vanilla beans.


Angry Orchard Rosé CANS!

2/12 Packs Item # 70407  $28.70  ($2.70 off 5 cases, $3.70 off 10 cases)

Angry Orchard Rosé Cider is made with rare, red flesh apples from France. Each apple is crisp, juicy and red to the core, adding an irresistible rosy blush and apple-forward taste with a refreshing dry finish.


Une Annee PÊCHE [pesh]

30 LT Bbls Item # 30546  $180.00  (Only 2 avail.)

French for “peach”. A less common fruit Lambic variety, but a favorite of many. Peaches tend to not ferment our as much as the raspberries or cherries and provide a nice natural sweetness to the beer. (6.5%)

Une Annee Le Seul XVI – BLACKBERRY LEMON

30 LT Bbl Item # 30534  $180.00  (Only 1 avail.)

LE SEUL 6.5% [le sool] – French for “The Only”. Back in early 2015, we originally planned on making only one batch of each of these beers as a way of being creative by blending some of our existing finished non-sour beer together and adding a sour culture to the mix before adding fruit. The only one that still gets some other beer blended into the base is Le Seul I. Because of the popularity of the series we remake each variety as they sell through.

 

Une Annee No Regrets

30 LT Item # 30533  $150.00  (Only 1 avail.)

NO REGRETS 5.5% - A beer originally named “Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien” based on the famous Édith Piaf song which translates to “No, I regret nothing.” Our Ouais base beer is combined with chopped limes and then dry-hopped.

 

Hubbard’s Cave Fresh IIPA V1  (Fresh By 07.02.18) IPA - Imperial / Double

30 LT Item # 30537  $150.00  (Only 2 avail.)

IMPERIAL IIPA WITH COLUMBUS, CENTENNIAL, 7 C’S, & CITRA HOPS.  (8.5%)

Hubbard’s Cave Coffee & Cakes

30 LT Item # 30549  $210.00  (Only 1 avail.)

Imperial stout brewed with coffee and maple syrup. (12%)

New Items May 21, 2018

Limited Release from our LOCAL Far From the Tree Cidery in Salem:  Earl!

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 79083  $66.00

Black tea and bergamot is blended to create this off-dry cider with a spicy, citrus nose.  (6.8%)


New from Foolproof:  Vango!

6/4 Packs Item # 39489  $53.00        

What is Vango?  It’s your undiscovered adventure.  A future memory, journey, or story yet to be told.  Brewed with light malts and dry-hopped with Mosaic, this kettle sour ale is suitable for any occasion.  The beer delivers a tanginess that is refreshing yet complex.  So go out, find your Vango, and share it with the world… (5%)


Captain Lawrence:  NEW Orbital Tilt!

4/6 Packs Item # 42867  $29.50

As the earth spins and twists so does your mood, so does your taste, and so does Orbital Tilt.  This IPA has been brewed using a healthy dose of imported pilsner malt and malted oats to create a smooth mouthfeel, and then dry hopped with Galaxy hops for an earthy aroma and ripe fruit finish.  (5.9%)


Baxter Limited Release:  Ceremony IPA!

6/4 Pack Cans Item # 43029  $61.00

Tradition and innovation, like hops and green tea, might seem like opposites, but for us, it’s the yin and yang of craft beer. For this Ceremony, we delicately increased the body of the base beer and introduced a honey note to balance the beer’s herbal undertones and characteristic IPA bite. Gunpowder green tea and matcha are added with the dry hops which feature flavor profiles from grassy and herbal to citrusy and fruity.  (4.2%)


Peak Sweet Tarts Blueberry is in!

4/6 Packs Item # 21407  $32.50 

Sweet Tart Blueberry marries crisp, fruity goodness with a touch of sour that is entirely refreshing. With a rosé-like effervescence and a tartness that teases your taste buds, Sweet Tart Blueberry hits you with the right amount of flavor in a perfectly light body. The blueberries in Sweet Tart Blueberry are grown by our friends Jon and Briar Fishman on their farm Elderflower Farm in Lincolnville, Maine. Enjoy!  (4.6%)


Grey Sail Summer Seasonal:  Hazy Day!

4/6 Pack Cans Item # 11466  $31.25

This Belgian Wit summer offering is representative of the white beers made in the Wallonia region of Belgium. The pronounced yeast characteristic and subdued spicing of our Belgian Wit offer a refreshing, unfiltered beer…perfect for those hot Summer days.  (4%)


Two Roads Road Jam

4/6 Pack Cans Item # 03696  $37.00

1/6 Bbls Item # 03725  $75.00

½ Bbls Item # 03724  $170.00

A wheat ale fermented with real red and black raspberries and accented with fresh lemongrass.  It has a stunning red color and mouth-watering berry aroma.  Fruity and refreshingly dry.  (5%)


Boulevard Seasonal:  Lemon Ginger Radler!

4/6 Pack Cans Item # 11319  $32.25

1/6 Bbl Item # 11318  $75.00

½ Bbl Item # 11317  $185.00

Boulevard Ginger-Lemon Radler is a zesty, refreshing take on the tradition of mixing beer with soda or lemonade to create a light, thirst-quenching beverage ideal for warm weather. Radler (literally “cyclist,”) takes its name from active German sportsmen of a hundred years ago, but our version tastes just as good even if you do nothing more strenuous than lifting it to your lips.  (4.1%)


From our LOCAL Ipswich Brewery: Blueberry Shandy!

1/6 Bbls Item # 13111  $68.00

½ Bbls Item # 13112  $156.00

They’ve been quietly brewing a blueberry beer for 20 years there on the North Shore.  In the dark depths of a New England winter they thought about this New England tradition and wondered, “What is the evolution of blueberry ale?”  Here you have it.  Lemon and blueberry flavors brightly shine through this zesty, sweet offering.  Never filtered.  Never pasteurized.  Always Ipswich.  (5.4%)

Blue Moon Summer Honey Wheat!

½ Bbls Item # 14705  $150.00

APPEARANCE:  As golden as the summer sun with a white, creamy head. May have a slight amount of haze from the wheat.     AROMA:  Take in that rich clover honey aroma. It blends well with the light, biscuity malt notes.     TASTE: Slightly sweet clover honey taste with a hint of citrus. Very light biscuity malt taste with a low hop bitterness to provide balance.     MOUTHFEEL: A light-bodied ale with a medium level of carbonation to balance the taste of wheat and honey.     FINISH:  A light, sweet honey finish with subtle citrus notes to heighten the refreshing character of this ale.     Food Pairing:  The subtle flavors of clover honey and orange peel pair well with grilled summer fare such as marinated chicken or pork with honey mustard sauce.   (5.2%)

New Items May 14, 2018

Introducing the 2018 Narragansett Summer Clam Shack Variety!

2/12 Packs Item # 33031  $28.70  ($4.00 off 7 cases, $5.00 off 15 cases)

- Narragansett Lager - 5% ABV New England’s Longest Brewed Beer (Since 1890) Featured in our 1975 Retro Jaws Can - do you can Crush It Like Quint!

- Del’s Shandy- 4.7% ABV - New England’s Home Grown Shandy & the highest rated Lemon Shandy On Beer Advocate! Clean, Tart & Refreshing - Cheers & Enjoy!

- Fresh Catch Ale - 4.2% ABV / 22 IBU’s  this new everyday beer from Narragansett is a refreshing Golden Ale Dry Hopped with Citra for a tremendous taste and finish! Perfect pairing with any seafood & light fare! 

- Town Beach Day Pass IPA - 4.7% ABV 55 IBU’s This is the only way to taste this outstanding IPA as it only comes in the Summer Variety 12 Pack! Great Hop Profile with great drinkability! Great for Spring & Summer!    

Holy Moly! Super Fresh from our Local Beverly Brewery Old Planters:

Little Misery!

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 49847  $52.50

1/6 Bbls Item # 49845  $71.00

Hoppy Session Ale. A crisp sessionable pale ale made for the summer months, dry-hopped with Simcoe.  (4.5%)


New from Connecticut:  Black Hog Lager!

4/6 Packs Item # 66643  $34.00

America’s Sexiest Pilsner since 2016.  Drink to the Hog.  That’s who we drink to.  A heritage breed.  Berkshire pig to be exact.  It’s our personal favorite and it’s the spirit behind our uniquely delicious beer. (5.5%)

Limited Edition from our Local Clown Shoes:  The Stranger!

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 25746  $58.00

1/6 Bbls Item # 25746  $100.00  (only 5 avail.!)

Get ready for warm weather with a beautiful stranger! Our very own Jon Laprade and his cat are taking a casual walk with a friendly yeast monster through a mysterious land. The beer? An Americanized Hefeweizen dry-hopped with Mosaic, Huell Melon, and Amarillo hops.  (7.7%)


Limited Release from the Makers of Captain’s Daughter:

Grey Sail Far, Far Aweigh!  (Part of the Wheelhouse Series!)

4/6 Pack Cans Item # 11499  $33.75

The first offering of our newest limited edition Wheelhouse Series is an India Pale Ale hopped solely and generously with Galaxy hops. To try something new, we’ve omitted the bittering hop addition and added more toward the end of the boil to create a juicy, hugely aromatic IPA.  As said earlier, this beer is only around for a short time, so don’t hesitate in picking up a six pack today!  (7%)


Fresh from Grey Sail:  Pour Judgement!

4/6 Packs Item # 11496  $36.00

In 2013, we teamed up with our friends at Pour Judgement Bar and Grill in Newport, RI to brew their house IPA with the finest German malt and Eureka! hops. This beer gained so much devotion that we now offer PJ IPA “to go”. If you’re an IPA fan, go use some good judgment and grab a Pour Judgement! Cheers!  (6%)

New from Shiner:  Light Blonde!

2/12 Pack Cans Item # 35817  $28.70  ($3.50 off 5 cases, $5.80 off 10, $6.72 off 20 )

THE LIGHTEST SHINER IN TOWN  AVG. ANALYSIS PER 12 FL OZ: CALORIES 99 • CARBOHYDRATES 3.8g• PROTEIN .7g • FAT 0g  The folks at the little brewery in Shiner, TX (pop. 2,070) are proud of this refreshing, 99-calorie addition to the Spoetzl family of beers. It’s brewed with the same handcrafted, small-batch pride you expect from Shiner, delivering a unique light beer. So when you’re looking for a smooth, easy-drinking brew, pick up an ice-cold Shiner Light Blonde. It’s light done right.


Peak Super Fresh is in!

6/4 Packs 16 oz Cans Item # 20417  $58.00

This is Fresh Cut’s assertive big brother. A wicked dry-hopped pilsner. Dripping with juicy, citrus hop character, this beer is a blast of deliciousness. We hope you enjoy.  (7.6%)


New from Seagram’s:  Red, White & BOOM!

3/8 Pack Cans Item # 77119  $25.50  ($2.00 off 5 cases, $5.00 off 10 cases)

Featuring Strawberry, Red White & Citrus, Coconut Lime and Blueberry Acai Lemonade!

 

Back in Stock:  Ballast Point Watermelon Dorado

4/6 Packs Item # 05604  $42.00

A fresh twist on a heavy hitter.

Our Watermelon Dorado Double IPA is not one to back down from big flavors. Mash, kettle, and dry hopping blend to create a huge hop profile that is balanced with a blast of watermelon. The result is a refreshing brew that is all summer and no seeds.  (10%)


New from our Farmer Willie’s Friends:  Superbrew!


Sparkling Ginger Lemon

4/6 Packs Item # 39467  $33.57  Mix & Match $2.80 off 5 cases, $5.60 off 30 cases)

½ Bbls Item # 39470  $162.00

Sparkling Ginger & Lemon: An improved version of Ginger Session - now with turmeric instead of nutmeg for an even more well-rounded flavor, smell, and color (smooth yellow). Clean, light, and refreshing! 

4.5% ABV, 120 calories, low carb (8.5g), and naturally Gluten Free!

Sparkling Pomegranate & Acai

4/6 Packs Item # 39468  $33.57   Mix & Match $2.80 off 5 cases, $5.60 off 30 cases)

  ½ Bbls Item # 39471  $162.00

Sparkling Pomegranate & Acai: Our first expansion outside of ginger. Pouring purple/pink, this superbrew has a balanced and refreshing flavor, with slight pomegranate tartness upfront, rounded out by acai and lemon to make the perfect summer beverage.

4.5% ABV, 115 calories, low carb (7g), and naturally Gluten Free!

New Items May 7, 2018

New from Peak Organic Brewing:  Day Drink Rose!

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 20428  $58.00

Day Drink is the culmination of years of research and development to create the perfect warm weather drink. It’s a concoction of some of our favorite things – organic Rose’, organic hops (of course!) and some organic dry cider. Daydrink is bright, lively, dry and bursting with effervesce. If the sun is shining, well then it’s probably time for a Day Drink!  (6.9%)


Limited Release from our LOCAL Bantam Cidery:  Hibiscus Mint!

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 73042  $56.00

1/6 Bbls Item #  73038  $125.00  (only 5 avail.!)

Bantam Hibiscus Mint is botanic and fresh,  with Hibiscus flowers &  fresh muddled mint Hibiscus Mint

Ingredients: fresh pressed apples, hibiscus flowers, mint.  (6%)


Coronado Limited Release:  Peach Cruiser!

4/6 Pack Cans Item # 03014  $33.00

1/6 Bbls Item # 03013  $78.00  (only 3 avail.!)

We took a San Diego-style IPA and added fresh peach puree to complement the tropical citrus hoppiness.  The is a an unfiltered easy-to-drink IPA with tons of citrus and peach fruitiness and a moderately hoppy/bitter finish.  (6.8%)


Dogfish Head Seasonal Festina Peche is in!

6/4 Packs Item # 32043  $36.50

1/6 Bbls Item #  32044  $82.50

½ Bbls Item #  32045  $165.00

A refreshing neo-Berliner Weisse, Festina Peche is available in 4-packs and on draft during the sweaty months.

Sadly, there are only a few breweries left in Berlin still brewing the Berliner Weisse style, which is characterized by its intense tartness (some say sour). There were once over 70 breweries in Berlin alone making this beer!

In addition to fermentation with an ale yeast, Berliner Weisse is traditionally fermented with lactic cultures to produce its acidic (or green apple-like) character. Served as an apertif or summertime quencher, Festina is delicately hopped and has a pale straw color. To soften the intense sourness, Berliner Weisse is traditionally served with a dash of essence of woodruff or raspberry syrup.  In Festina Peche, since the natural peach sugars are eaten by the yeast, the fruit complexity is woven into both the aroma and the taste of the beer so there is no need to doctor it with woodruff or raspberry syrup. Just open and enjoy!  (4.5%)  UPC:  6 38489 00199 9

 

Dogfish Head Mixed Media!

4/6 Packs Item # 32036  $46.50  ($2 off 5, $3 off 10, $4 off 15 cases)

The closest an ale can legally be to wine! With 51% of the fermentable sugars coming from grain and 49% coming from grapes, Mixed Media is a complex saison-esque ale brewed with a distinct Belgian yeast strain. Using a late-harvest Viognier grape must from our friends at Alexandria Nicole Cellars in Washington, you’ll find notes of white grape and melon in the aroma, and greeted with a spicy white wine body in every sip.

If you were (or still are) a fan of our Noble Rot or Oak-aged Noble Rot, you’ll be delighted with the addition of Mixed Media to our lineup of beer-wine hybrids.  “We’ve been experimenting with grape juice and must in the brewing process with beers like Midas Touch, Red & White, Noble Rot and Sixty One, since we first opened 23 years ago as the smallest American craft brewery,” says Dogfish Head founder & CEO Sam Calagione. “By blending the two seemingly opposite worlds of beer and wine together we’ve discovered that they collide quite nicely, and the combination of the two adds an additional thread of flavor and a layer of complexity to the mix.“  As our newest spin in the beer-wine world, Mixed Media appeals to both the Pinot Gris and beer drinker alike with a crisp, dry and tart ale that will leave you ‘puckering' for more.  (7.5%)   UPC:  6 38489 00329 0

 

Ballast Point MOSCOW MULE ALE

4/6 Packs Item # 05706  $42.00

ALE WITH GINGER AND LIME ADDED

A cocktail-inspired brew loaded with ginger and lime.
Our Moscow Mule Ale is a tart and refreshing beer version of the classic cocktail. Loaded with lime zest and ginger over a kettle-soured base beer, Moscow Mule Ale tantalizes your taste buds with tangy and effervescent flavors, finishing with a slight hint of spice from the ginger. It’s the perfect way to enjoy a Moscow Mule without the shaker or copper mug.

Ballast Point Discovery Variety Pack!

2/12 Pack Cans Item # 05710  $33.50  ($6 off 5 cases, $8.50 off 10 cases)

With easy-drinking ABVs and approachable styles, this variety pack features laid-back, yet flavor-forward beers including: Fathom IPA, a crisp and clean West Coast-style IPA with zesty orange and piney hop character; Bonito Blonde, a blonde ale with a soft malt character, a subtle hint of hops and a dry finish and Tart Peach Kolsch, a bright and refreshing ale with ripe peach aromas and a tart flavor.   P.S.  Tart Peach Kolsch 6 packs are Back in Stock!


Harpoon Lime-Y Vice!

4/6 Pack Cans Item # 24213  $28.70

Sea salt, coriander, and lime bring sunny vibes to this crisp, hazy gose. Salty, sour, tart, and refreshing, this is the perfect beer for every summer celebration.  (4.7%)


UFO & POLAR Seltzer Collab:  UFO Blueberry Lemonade Beer!

4/6 Pack Cans Item # 24904  $28.70

Two well-known local companies – who share a love of crafting refreshing and fun beverages – have collaborated to bring their fans the ultimate flavor adventure .  Our brewers worked closely with the team from Polar to select a delicious flavor from their Seltzer’ade line that would pair well with a classic wheat beer.  Flavor adventure is about to take on a whole new meaning wit this partnership!  (4.8%)


New Orbital Tilt from Captain Lawrence!  Galaxy Hopped!

1/6 Bbls Item # 42866  $75.00  (only 3 avail.)

As the earth spins and twists so does your mood, so does your taste, and so does Orbital Tilt.  This IPA has been brewed using a healthy dose of imported pilsner malt an malted oats to create a smooth mouthfeel, and then dry hopped with Galaxy Hops for an earthy aroma and ripe fruit finish.  (5.9%)

New Items April 16, 2018

NEW TO MVDC….’MERICAN MULE!   (NOT Available in N.H.!)

6-4/12oz CANS Item #521043 $67.00  ($4.00 off 5 cases)

Introducing the ‘Merican Mule also known as the BEST tasting Moscow Mule in a can. We created a premium, vodka based Moscow mule cocktail that is convenient, refreshing, and refined. With natural flavors and 7% ABV, this delicious Moscow mule in a can is the perfect cocktail of choice. Flavor is aromatic, balanced & classic. Time to hit the beach, boats, patios, & more this summer with the ‘Merican Mule. Please contact your rep for tastings.  

(Please note this item is for full liquor license holders only)    UPC:  8 52702 00703 6


Captain Lawrence Grapefruit Effortless IPA is in!

4/6 Packs Item # 42871  $29.50

The only “effortless” thing about this beer is how it drinks. Domestic and imported malts take a backseat to the loads of American grown hops. Dry hopped for a mouthwatering aroma with Mosaic and Cascade hops, and infused with natural grapefruit flavor. Enjoy an EFFORTLESS drinking experience with our Session IPA.  (4.5%)


It’s Back:  Otter Creak Orange Dream Cream Ale!

4/6 Pack Cans Item # 52218  $29.70

1/6 Bbls Item # 52220  $71.00

Orange Dream is back for the 2018 sipping season with a recipe that’s dreamier than ever!  Nick, Robbie and the rest of the crew spent some time dialing-in the citrus notes on our flashback-inspired cream ale and landed on something even the ice cream man would be stoked on. Look for a more potent punch of citrus up front with a nice, smooth vanilla finish that’s made even more creamy from the addition of lactose.  (5.3%)


New from Foolproof:  The Depths!

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 39493  $65.00

1/6 Bbls Item #39494  $105.00

EXPERIENCE:  Mystery and fortune await you among The Depths… Intrigue lurks below the surface. The Depths is a secret paradise lying in wait. A sibling of The Grotto IPA, this double India pale ale showcases the aggressive aromatics and bold flavors yielded from fresh lupulin powder, added in healthy doses throughout the brewing process. This 8% ABV treasure is backed by a healthy grain bill featuring a selection of soft, light malts.


Clown Shoes Bubble Farm IPA

4/6 Pack 12 oz Cans Item # 25737  $30.70  ($1 off 5 cases, $2 off 10)

1/6 Bbls Item # 25739  $68.00

½ Bbls Item # 25738  $160.00

A new year round IPA!  Sweet, tropical, piney and citrusy with Simcoe; Idaho 7 and Azacca hops.  (6.5%)


Clown Shoes Limited Release:  Breakfast Exorcism 2018

12/22 oz Item #  25743  $115.00

1/6 Bbls Item #  25744  $200.00

American Imperial Stout aged in Bourbon barrels with Cold Brew “Kalledarapura” Indian Espresso from Barrington Roasting Co.  (11%)

 

New from our LOCAL Spencer Trappist Brewery:  Grapefruit IPA!

6/4 Packs Item # 44451  $53.00

1/6 Bbls Item # 44492  $95.00

Spencer’s Grapefruit IPA is brewed with grapefruit and Citra hops. There is a ruby red hue in its color, and it is tart and clean with a closing bitterness characteristic to IPAs (6.5%) 


Modern Times Limited Release:  Orderville!

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 45310  $58.50

Orderville is an aggressive, fragrant IPA that blends the fruit-forward character of Mosaic hops with resinous stickiness from a mélange of dank hops. The resulting beer is immensely rad, with an unmistakable bangin’ aroma and a fully saturated hop flavor and finish. The cracker-dry body keeps the focus squarely on the massive, incredibly delicious hop character, inviting your taste buds to join a drum circle of flavor in a magical forest of hops.(7.2%)


Local Newburyport Brewing Tall Buoy IPA!

1/6 Bbls Item # 02895  $120.00

NEW ENGLAND-STYLE, BIG & JUICY INDIA PALE ALE BREWED IN LIMITED QUANTITY.

Tall Buoy IPA is brewed in small quantities and released periodically in limited batches to keep it fresh, this New England IPA explodes with complex tropical fruit hop character balanced by subtle sweet malt. Wicked refreshing and brewed to enjoy immediately – do not cellar.  (6.6%)


Just In:  Greater Good “V”

1/6 Bbls Item # 04051  $115.00

This is the little brother, in a bigger can, to our massively smooth and juicy 12% New England IPA (aka “Greylock” IPA). We dialed this Double 5-hopped IPA to 8% ABV and transformed the hop profile to include balanced dank and bittering notes. A hop lovers delight. This carefully constructed brew provides a little more complexity to the foundation of the “juice bomb” style that folks in our New England IPA market have come to expect- tropical, grapefruit, lime, melon notes that come together perfectly in a beautiful orange colored masterpiece. We are a proud Worcester County MA company, so naturally we used our own Cascade hops grown right here in Central Mass- the perfect latitude and climate for this traditional IPA hop. We believe that “8 is the new 5” so this is our perfect session beer!  (8%)


Dogfish Limited Release:  120 Minute IPA!

1/6 Bbls Item # 32031  $225.00

Clocking in at 15-20% ABV, 120 Minute IPA is continuously hopped with a copious amount of high-alpha American hops throughout the boil and whirlpool, and then dry-hopped with another pallet of hops. Unfiltered and abundantly hoppy, it’s the Holy Grail for hopheads!  We brew 120 Minute IPA a few times a year, but it goes fast. If you find some grab a few bottles – some to enjoy and some to age.

New Items April 9, 2018

Just in!   Salute American Vodka

12/750ml #320040  $207.12  (2cs/$28.00 off)

We’re honored to introduce Salute American Vodka—craft vodka with soul. Salute American Vodka supports American heroes through the sale of high-quality, American made craft vodka. The first dollar of every bottle sold is donated directly to organizations that serve veterans and other American heroes in pursuit of an education, career success, and the American dream. The package echoes military canteen-inspired 750ml bottles. Made with corn and wheat grains grown in Rochester, NY. Distilled four times for a thicker pour and smooth, clean, odorless taste. Cheers to our heroes.  


New Year Round Brew from our LOCAL Castle Island Brewery:  American Lager!

4/6 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 03863  $36.00

1/6 Bbls Item # 03864  $68.00

½ Bbls Item #  03865  $155.00

Whether you’re catching the game, conquering the trail, or walking in the door from your commute home, sometimes you just need a beer. Brewed distinctively for the everyday, this classic American Lager is light and crisp, and will have you reaching for another sip. So kick your feet up, breathe easy, and crack into a can of this liquid bliss.  (5.2%)


New Year Round Brew from Long Trail:  VT IPA!

4/6 Packs Item # 48134  $29.70

Introducing our take on the hazy, hoppy style coming from the Green Mountains. 

Our brewers have been developing this recipe for the past year; playing around with yeast strains and hop combinations in search of a smooth, juicy offering that pleases palates. With VT IPA they found the perfect balance of tropical fruit and citrus flavors through a heavy dry-hopping of Citra and Amarillo hops, which give distinct tangerine, mango, pineapple and grapefruit character. 

The juicy hop profile is complemented by the grist, which features a heavy hand of flaked oats and aromatic Munich malt to deliver a smooth mouthfeel and hazy appearance. What sets this beer apart –aside from the soft bitterness– is the introduction of a new yeast strain that provides the beer with more neutral notes and juicy esters that enhance the hops.  (6%)


New Package from Revolution!  Anti-Hero 19.2oz  Single Serve Cans!

12/19.2 oz Cans Item # 44617  $24.50

An American hop assault for all the ambivalent warriors who get the girl in the end is now available in a 19.2oz can. This iconic ale features a blend of four hop varieties (Citra, Crystal, Centennial, and Chinook) which creates a crisp bitterness and imparts massive floral and citrus aromas.  (6.7%)

 

Just in:  Ballast Point Mango Even Keel!

4/6 Pack Cans Item # 05634  $33.50  ($4.80 off 3 cases)

SESSION IPA WITH MANGO

The perfect balance of fruit and hops.

Our Mango Even Keel is the ideal beer for easy drinking. This hoppy, session ale gets a flavor boost from mango, which perfectly plays off the citrusy hop bouquet. With fruit, hops, and a low ABV, this beer truly is on another level.


Dogfish Head Dragons & YumYums!

4/6 Packs Item # 32033  $46.50  ($2 off 5 cases, $3 off 10, $4 off 15)

1/6 Bbls Item # 32034  $82.50

½ Bbls Item # 32035  $165.00

An explosion of fruit in every sip, Dragons & YumYums is an intensely tropical - yet subtlety bitter - pale ale brewed with a combination of dragonfruit, yumberry, passionfruit, pear juice and black carrot juice. Clocking in at 6.5% ABV and 25 IBU, Dragons & YumYums is a first-of-its-kind beer and vinyl collaboration with American rock icons, The Flaming Lips.  (6.5%)


Dogfish Limited Release:  120 Minute IPA!

6/4 Packs Item # 32037  $180.00

 Clocking in at 15-20% ABV, 120 Minute IPA is continuously hopped with a copious amount of high-alpha American hops throughout the boil and whirlpool, and then dry-hopped with another pallet of hops. Unfiltered and abundantly hoppy, it’s the Holy Grail for hopheads!  We brew 120 Minute IPA a few times a year, but it goes fast. If you find some grab a few bottles – some to enjoy and some to age.

 

Dogfish Palo Santo Marron

6/4 Packs Item # 32038  $73.00

 An unfiltered, unfettered, unprecedented brown ale aged in handmade wooden brewing vessels. The caramel and vanilla complexity unique to this beer comes from the exotic Paraguayan Palo Santo wood from which these tanks were crafted. Palo Santo means “holy tree,” and its wood has been used in South American wine-making communities.  (12%)

Dogfish Liquid Truth Serum!

1/6 Bbls Item #  32041  $82.50

½ Bbls Item # 32042  $165.00

You can handle the truth!   MYTH: IBUs (hop bitterness) can only be achieved in the boil. TRUTH: Uh-uh!

The truth is, Dogfish Head has been doing innovative things in the world of hopping since we opened in the mid-90s. From our continual hopping method found in our 60 Minute, 90 Minute and 120 Minute IPAs to our latest innovation of post-boil hop additions found in our Liquid Truth Serum!

Our unique process involving pelletized, powdered, leaf and liquefied hops makes for a blissfully inefficient IPA that’s truthfully hoppy without being deceptively bitter. You’ll find the perfect match of citrusy and tropical notes, making for a zesty finish … honest.  (6.8%)


Sea Quench Ale

1/6 Bbls Item # 32018  $82.50

½ Bbls Item # 32019  $165.00

Three styles blissfully brewed in sequence for a citrusy-tart union, our hybrid sour quencher is brewed with lime peel, black limes & sea salt.  (4.9%)

“…may be the world’s most thirst-slaying beer.” - Men’s Health



Leinenkugel’s Canoe Paddler is in!

4/6 Packs Item # 22416  $28.70

Leinenkugel’s® Canoe Paddler® is a slightly spicy and smooth addition to Leinenkugel’s seasonal portfolio. This Kölsch-style beer is brewed with a touch of rye for a slightly spicy flavor and clean, dry finish. It’s our take on a German classic that’s perfect for winding down and relaxing. (5%)

 

UPC:  0 34100 58805 2

New Items April 2, 2018

New from our Local Spencer Brewery, the ONLY Trappist Brewery in the U.S.!

Spencer Craft Assortment!

6/4 Packs Item # 44450  $54.00

Containing: Spencer Festive Lager, Feierabendbier (Trappist Pilsner), Trappist IPA & NEW Grapefruit IPA!

 

Spencer Limited Release:  Oak Barrel Aged  Monks’ Reserve Ale!

6/750 ml Item # 44449  $82.00

Spencer Monks’ Reserve Ale is a classic Trappist Quadruple (“Quad”) in the Belgian tradition.
This Quad is fragrant, robust and full-bodied, mahogany in color and crowned with a dense, tan, frothy head. Its malt-forward profile yields to a warm finish. 


Revolution Sun Crusher Hoppy Wheat Ale!

4/6 Pack Cans Item # 44514  $31.50

1/6 Bbls Item #  44579  $80.00

½ Bbls Item #  44578  $165.00

A crushable ale to celebrate the end of winter and rejoice the coming of warm weather! This American Wheat Ale is brewed with Apollo and Amarillo hops, with a dry-hop blend of Crystal, Amarillo, and Mosaic, resulting in a mellow bitterness and pronounced flowery and citrus aromas.
Flaked Oats with a malt blend of 2-row, Red Wheat, and Carapils, create a light golden color and a smooth silky mouthfeel in this brew.

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Revolution Limited Release

Galaxy Hero IPA

4/6 Pack Cans Item # 44600  $40.00 

Brewed for the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo, this IPA shoots a raygun blast of Galaxy and Zythos hops into your mouth and leaves a crisp, dry finish.  (7%)


Just in from Ballast Point:  Tart Peach Kolsch!

4/6 Pack Cans Item # 05707  $33.50  ($4.80 off 3 cases)

 GERMAN-STYLE PALE ALE- A brew that’s ripe with flavor.

Our Tart Peach Kolsch is a fresh take on one of our very first beers. The juicy aroma and flavor of ripe peach complements the subtle fruitiness from the Kolsch yeast in this bright, refreshing ale. Add a tickle of tartness to round out the senses, and you get a new brew that’s interestingly delightful.

Ballast Point Unfiltered Sculpin NOW IN CANS!

4/6 Pack Cans Item # 05620  $42.00  ($5.50 off 3 cases)

Our trophy beer, extra-hopped and unfiltered.
Our Unfiltered Sculpin IPA packs extra hops into every sip, enhancing the classic Sculpin notes of fresh apricot, peach, mango and lemon with a slight haze and less bitterness. Freshness is key to every beer, but especially true for this extra-hopped IPA—store cold and drink soon.  (7%)

Rhinegeist Mosaic Pale Ale is in!

4/6 Pack Cans Item # 03930  $31.50

1/6 Bbls Item # 03932  $85.00

This single hopped Pale Ale detonates upon the palate with a brilliant array of dank, tropical fruit, grapefruit blossom, mandarin orange and blueberries. Golden Promise malt provides a clean base — a kaleidoscope of flavor delivered with the simplest of recipes.  (5.6%)


New from Pabst:  American Pale Ale!

4/6 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 28422  $30.70  ($1.70 off 5 cases)

We brewed this beer for those who refuse to be ranked and filed: those who are inventing their own American Dream with grit, optimism and ingenuity. Made with All-American Chinook, Liberty, and Cascade hops for a refreshing, bright citrus flavor. Straightforward and unpretentious, Pabst American Pale Ale is beer for the rest of us. (5%)


New Year Round Brew from our Local Salem Brewery:  Notch Dog & Pony Show!

1/6 Bbls Item #  34407  $80.00

½ Bbls Item # 34406  $175.00

The ultimate session New England Pale Ale.  Never cloying or sweet, as each sip invites you back for     more, and at 4.5% ABV you won’t fatigue after just one. The aroma brings a citrus and tropical fruit the nose from the Citra hops, while flavor brings a delicate yet forward citrus flavor that lands crisp.  (4.5%)


New Year Round Brew from Long Trail:  VT IPA!

1/6 Bbls Item # 48139  $81.00

½ Bbls Item # 48138  $176.00

Introducing our take on the hazy, hoppy style coming from the Green Mountains. 

Our brewers have been developing this recipe for the past year; playing around with yeast strains and hop combinations in search of a smooth, juicy offering that pleases palates. With VT IPA they found the perfect balance of tropical fruit and citrus flavors through a heavy dry-hopping of Citra and Amarillo hops, which give distinct tangerine, mango, pineapple and grapefruit character. 

The juicy hop profile is complemented by the grist, which features a heavy hand of flaked oats and aromatic Munich malt to deliver a smooth mouthfeel and hazy appearance. What sets this beer apart –aside from the soft bitterness– is the introduction of a new yeast strain that provides the beer with more neutral notes and juicy esters that enhance the hops.  (6%)

Long Trail Limited Release:  Blackbeary Wheat!

½ Bbls Item # 49005  $145.00

You asked, we listened.

Back from hibernation, Blackbeary Wheat is our classic American wheat ale brewed with a whole bunch of blackberries to impart a pie-on-the-windowsill sweetness.  In time for picnic and barbecue season, this smooth-sippin’ brew returns.  (4.2%)

New Year Round from Foolproof Brewing:  Ocean State Lager!

½ Bbls Item # 39529  $115.00 (Wow, great pricing!!)

This bold, crisp lager is brewed in homage to the great state of Rhode Island. With an extended cold fermentation, we’ve taken careful consideration to preserve the beer’s delicate nature. Ocean State Lager has a soft and subtle malt profile balanced with a refreshing hop flavor.  (4.8%)


Harpoon Camp Wannamango is Back!

1/6 Bbl Item # 25800  $68.00

½ Bbl Item # 25806  $140.00

This pale ale brewed with mango begins with a subtle tropical aroma of passion fruit and mango. Golden-copper in color, it has a light body, slight hop bitterness, and malty sweetness, and finishes with a kiss of mango.  (5%)

New Items March 26, 2018

New From Boulevard and JUST IN TIME FOR Cinco de Mayo!

Tequila Barrel aged Lime Gose!

4/6 Packs Item # 09409  $32.25

1/6 Bbls Item # 09408  $73.00

BARREL-AGED GOSE  A traditional German-style sour beer, infused with sea salt, coriander and lime peel, goes on holiday to the home of the blue agave, sunny Mexico. The aroma offers assertive notes of oak, vanilla, caramelized banana, and coconut. A malty sweetness is balanced by tart lime and hints of lively tequila, tapering to a slightly salty finish. ¡Arriba!  (5.9%)


Shiner Strawberry Blonde is in!

4/6 Pack Bottles Item # 35848  $28.70

2/12 Pack CANS Item # 35847  $28.70  ($3.50 off 5 cases, $5.80 off 10, $6.72 off 20)

Taste the sweet side of Shiner with Strawberry Blonde, our new summer seasonal.  This beaut of a brew is made with juicy homegrown strawberries from Poteet, TX, along with pale and wheat malts for an easy-to-drink, crisp finish, but it’s only around for summer, get some before the harvest is over.  (4.3%)


The Shed Hellbrook Pilsner is Back!

4/6 Packs Item # 53914  $29.70

Hellbrook Pilsner is a straight-up lager with a gnarly noble hop spiciness, balancing German malt profile and a finish as crisp as the cool mountain air.  (5.5%)


The Spring/Summer Shed Mountain Mixer is In!

2/12 Packs Item # 53917  $29.70  ($5.50 off 5 cases)

4 each Mountain Ale, IPA & Hellbrook Pils!


Long Trail Cranberry Gose:  NOW IN CANS!

4/6 Pack 12 oz CANS Item # 48135  $33.00

Our Cranberry Gose is brewed with freshly pressed cranberries, coriander and a splash of sea salt; kettle-soured to create a refreshingly tart, effervescent ale.  Brewed with cranberries from the Bluewater Farms in Massachusetts, coriander and a splash of salt. The result is a refreshingly tart and effervescent cranberry concoction built to fuel your warm weather-inspired wanderlust.  (5.2%)


Long Trail Summer Variety is in!

2/12 Packs Item # 48821  $28.70  ($4.50 off 5 cases, $5.50 off 15 cases, $6.50 off 25 cases)

Including 3 of each:  Ale, Green Blaze IPA, Blackbeary Wheat, and NEW Thru Hiker!

Thru Hiker:  Slightly sweet with a hazy body & notes of citrus, spice & fruity hops.  (5.2%)


Two Roads Honeyspot IPA NEW PACKAGE!

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 03795  $38.00

The Two Roads version of this traditional beer style takes a road less traveled. It’s unfiltered and uses wheat as the dominant malt backbone. The result is a slightly cloudy, pale IPA with a softer mouthfeel that accentuates the citrusy Pacific Northwest hop character.   (6%)


Two Roads Limited Release:  Bergamonster Imperial Wheat

4/6 Pack Cans Item # 03785  $37.00

1/6 Bbls Item # 03775  $75.00

Bergamonster is a limited-release unfiltered wheat ale brewed with Bergamot Orange Peel for a big citrus kick. Made using raw wheat and a combination of new and old world hops, our Road Less Traveled wheat ale is monstrously good!   (6.4%)


New:  Sam Rebel Anytime IPA!

1/15 Pack CAN Item # 15735  $15.00  ($1.50 off 11 cases)

Rebel Anytime IPA has a huge citrus hop aroma that gives way to grapefruit, tropical fruit, and floral notes. The light-bodied mouthfeel balances the hops for a bright, crisp IPA that’s perfect for anytime whether you’re unwinding after work or enjoying a day at the beach.  (4.7%)


New from Henry’s:  Hard Sparkling Water!

2/12 Variety CAN Item # 71939  $28.70  ($3.70 off 6 cases, $5.70 off 20 cases)

UPC:  0 34100 51660 4

Lemon Lime 4/6 Pack CAN Item # 71937  $28.70

UPC:  0 34100 51664 2

 

Passion Fruit  4/6 Pack CAN Item # 71938  $28.70

UPC:  0 34100 51665 9

New Items March 19, 2018

Just in from our Local Clown Shoes Brewery:  Clementine White Ale!

4/6 12 oz Cans Item # 25717 $30.70  ($1.00 off 5 cases, $2.00 off 10 cases)

Belgian-style White Ale 6% ABV

We used clementine essence, sweet orange peel, coriander, a classic Belgian yeast, and dry hopped with Mandarina hops in this popular and refreshing white ale.


Limited Clown Shoes Release:  Galacticake!

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 25734  $57.00

This is Galacticake and it is a double IPA that is actually Space Cake dry-hopped with the hops used in Galactica.  Formerly an Ohio-only release, now available in Ma!  (9%) 

Limited Clown Shoes Release: The Ballad of Minnie Quay!

12/22 oz Item # 25732  $115.00

As in years past, this beer remains an old ale however for 2018 it will be aged in Brandy barrels instead of the previous Port wine and Whiskey barrels.  (11%)
 

Local Ipswich Brewery Package Change!  Ipswich Oatmeal Stout NOW IN CANS!

4/6 Pack 12 oz Cans Item # 12315  $29.50

Deep, rich and malty with hints of chocolate and coffee. It’s what espresso would be if it had the gumption to be beer. We use two different hop additions, specially selected crystal malts, roasted barley and oatmeal to give it a soft and silky mouth feel. Makes a great dessert or meal.

New Blaze Box Variety 12 Pack from Long Trail!

2/12 Packs Item # 48823  $28.70  ($4.50 off 5 cases, $5.50 off 15 cases, $6.50 off 25 cases)

Featuring NEW Mandarin Blaze IPA (infused with mandarin orange to deliver an added citrus punch to Green Blaze’s hoppy landscape) ,  NEW Double Dry Hopped Blaze (a side trip through Green Blaze’s biscuit malt base: double dry hopped with Simcoe and Amarillo hops.)  and the original Green Blaze IPA!


New MASSACHUSETTS Hard Cider Company: 

Welcome Carlson Orchards! 

Carlson Orchards Oak Hill Blend!

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 71122  $50.00

1/6 Bbls Item # 71121  $85.00

½ Bbls Item # 71120  $165.00

We’ve been growing apples at our orchard on Oak Hill Road in Harvard, Ma for over 80 years.  These apples are picked and pressed at peak ripeness and fermented into a delicious hard cider full of flavor.  Like our premium farm stand cider, we leave Oak Hill Blend unfiltered to enhance the fresh apples taste and aroma.  From branch to Can.  INGREDIENTS:  FRESH APPLES.


Sam Adams 26.2 Boston Brew is in!

½ Bbls Item # 15620  $156.00

The brewers at Samuel Adams are proud to be the official beer sponsor of the 122nd Boston Marathon. When Jim Koch, founder and brewer of Samuel Adams, released his first batch of Samuel Adams Boston Lager to the public, it was on Patriots’ Day (the day of the Boston Marathon) in 1985, right here in Boston. The alliance of two of Boston’s most recognized and beloved brands will give the city one more reason to be proud of this heralded event.

Back for its seventh year, Samuel Adams Boston 26.2 Brew is our beer brewed in partnership with the Boston Athletic Association to celebrate the Boston Marathon. This gose style ale contains light cereal notes from malted and unmalted wheat with a touch of coriander. Soft wheat and citrus character are contrasted with hints of salt and coriander and it finishes clean with soft fruit and crisp citrus notes. With a lighter body and lower alcohol level (4.5% ABV), this beer is fitting for both runners and race fans alike.

Super Limited Release from Ithaca:  Pulp Addiction  (only 3 avail.)

1/6 Bbls Item # 59414 $115.00

New England Style IPA Pulp Addiction IPA is brewed with some of the most iconic hops in IPA’s today.  Citra, with its seemingly endless layers of citrus and tropical fruits, has the unique attribute of enhancing other hop variety flavors and aromas when paired in a recipe, making it a sort of super hop. It can be argued that New England IPA wouldn’t be what it is today without Citra. Galaxy has emerged as another formidable name within the scene of the New England style. Known primarily for intense passion fruit and citrus character it lends itself well to the highly demanded soft tropical IPA profile.

Hazy and refreshing, with strong sweet citrus, bold passion fruit, tropical and floral notes. Pulp Addiction offers a soft pillowy mouthfeel, full body, yet refreshing with plenty of haze from healthy amounts of wheat and oats.  (6.9%)

New Items March 12, 2018

From our LOCAL Ipswich Brewery: Blueberry Shandy!

4/6 Packs Item # 13110  $29.50

They’ve been quietly brewing a blueberry beer for 20 years there on the North Shore.  In the dark depths of a New England winter they thought about this New England tradition and wondered, “What is the evolution of blueberry ale?”  Here you have it.  Lemon and blueberry flavors brightly shine through this zesty, sweet offering.  Never filtered.  Never pasteurized.  Always Ipswich.  (5.4%)

Just in from our LOCAL Mass Brewer Castle Island:  Vern!

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 03885  $53.50

Vern is a celebration of springtime and regrowth. Drawing on soft white wheat and funky-floral Mosaic hops, this Wheat IPA boosts an aromatic bouquet of melon and nectarine, balanced against a gentle pillowy malt backbone. Vern’s season is sweet but short, so drink it fresh but don’t worry- it’ll be back again.  (6.8%)


Just in from Peak:  Sweet Tarts Cherry!

4/6 Pack Cans Item # 21407  $32.50

Sweet Tart Cherry marries crisp, fruity goodness with a touch of sour that is entirely refreshing. The local New York grown cherries combine with a rosé-like effervescence to create a tartness that teases your taste buds. Sweet Tart Cherry hits you with the right amount of flavor in a perfectly light body. Enjoy!   (4.6%)


Peak Limited Release:  Super Juice!

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 20419  $58.00

Super Juice is a wicked dry-hopped double IPA.  We combine loads of our Azacca and El Dorado hops to create a bold hop character that bursts with peach-like flavors, and an aroma that pops at every sip. Locally grown oats round out the silky smooth body, creating a beer so juicy, it’s almost like sipping a tropical-fruit daiquiri.  (8.2%)

 

Flesh & Blood IPA

4/6 Pack Cans Item # 32009  $46.50  ($2 off 5 cases, $3 off 10 cases, $4 off 15 cases)

An honest to goodness IPA brewed with a bevy of real citrus including orange peel, lemon flesh & blood orange juice.  (7.5%)


Just in:  Boulevard Tropical Pale Ale!

4/6 Pack Cans Item # 11309  $32.25

Inspired by our collaboration with Florida’s famed Cigar City Brewing, Tropical Pale Ale marries our passion for balanced pale ales with the bright refreshing flavors of grapefruit and passion fruit accented by juicy, citrusy hops. Pack your bags and bring your taste buds.  (5.9%)


New 100 Barrel Series from our Local Harpoon Brewery:  Weizenbot!

12/22 oz Item # 26855  $85.00

Hello. My name is Weizenbot. I am a Weizenbock. Definition: Dark, strong wheat beer Configuration: Wheat malt, Munich Malt, Tettnang hops Sensory Output Data: Aroma: clove, fruit, and bread. Mouth feel: full-bodied. Taste: bready, fruity, slightly bitter. Finish: semi-dry with a bite. Not sweet. Beee boo bop be bop bee beep.  (8%)


Back in Stock:

Slumbrew Flagraiser IPA

6/4 Pack Cans Item # 08553  $51.50

A big, hoppy tribute to the unfurling of the Grand Union flag atop Prospect Hill in Somerville, Ma on Jan 1, 1776.  This ale celebrates our passion for hop aroma and flavor balanced with just the right amount of malt.  Huge aroma and rein-y flavors from a complex array of hops that are the signature of this beer.  Built on a solid base of pale malts, this double IPA stands out as a leading example of an East Coast IPA.  (7.2%)


A BIG Welcome to MVDC:   Clown Shoes Brewing!

 

Something’s happening, and it involves clown shoes and beer.  Clown Shoes?  Very long story, but to condense it a group of us submitted the name to the Beer Advocate contest that resulted in The Wrath of Pecant.  Our submission didn’t crack the top 5.  This burned me up inside.  While driving one day the epiphany came: I could make my own Clown Shoes beer.  In no way did I expect to create a brand, figuring it would be one batch of beer for fun and then done.  But folks are digging the brews and a group of us are having a great time.  Clown Shoes has come to mean a lot to me on a lot of levels.  Clowns are questionable but the shoes make me laugh.  They remind me about humility and to find humor in life.  Our mission now is to produce beer without pretension while being free and a little crazy. We hope you enjoy the beers and this site.

Sincerely,
Gregg Berman

https://www.clownshoesbeer.com/

Baked Goods Hoppy Pale Ale

4/6 Pack 12 oz Cans Item # 25727  $30.70  ($1.00 off 5 cases, $2.00 off 10 cases)

1/6 Bbls Item # 25729  $68.00

½ Bbls Item # 25728  $160.00

Baked Goods is a sessionable hoppy pale ale dry hopped with Mosaic, Azacca, Idaho 7 and Centennial hops, which add tropical fruit flavors and aroma.  (5.5%)

Galactica IPA

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans  Item # 25713  $52.00

1/6 Bbls Item # 25716  $92.00

½ Bbls Item # 25714  $185.00

Galactica, a hop staff wielding heroine, patrols in karate kick mode through the heavens. Dry hopped with Galaxy hops, a clean malt backbone enhances the dark and luscious IPA flavors.  (8%)


Mango Kolsch

4/6 Pack 12 oz Cans Item # 25720  $30.70  ($1.00 off 5 cases, $2.00 off 10 cases)

1/6 Bbls Item # 25722  $68.00

½ Bbls Item # 25721  $160.00

We brewed a traditional, crisp Kolsch but then dry-hopped it with Huell Melon hops and added all-natural mango flavor.  Warning:  this beer is NOT Reinheitsgebot!  (6.5%)


Sombrero

6/4 Pack 12 oz Cans Item # 25723  $42.00

1/6 Bbls Item # 25725  $92.00

Mexican-style Chocolate Stout

Roasted dark malts plus extra chocolate malts plus ancho chile plus cinnamon plus vanilla extract plus a chocolate loving, beer drinking, Clown Shoes wearing, multi-limbed, gorgeous and glorious Mexican wrestler on the label. That’s the recipe for a Chocolate Sombrero!  (9%)

Space Cake Imperial IPA

6/4 16 oz Cans Item # 25710  $58.00

1/6 Bbls Item #25712  $100.00

½ Bbls Item # 25711  $209.00

Tasked with bringing cake to our 7th anniversary party, Miracle Mike needed to destroy the laser beam shooting pastries that menace him.  He appears to have “borrowed” the birthday surprise from a young wizard that did not die.  Dry hopped with seven hops (Idaho 7, Mosaic, Citra, Ella, Galaxy, Centennial, and Nelson Sauvin), this IPA salutes the industry and our customers.  Thank you for a wonderful seven years!  (9%)


Undead Party Crasher

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 25726  $58.00

American Imperial Stout.  In a world full of uncertainty, hardship, and people trying to hold us back, do we need the undead and trademark attorneys too?  Clown Shoes says, “No, die, monsters, die!”  Forces of darkness brought about a change in the name of this beer, which was released to celebrate our second anniversary, but it still sports signature dark malts, holy water, and malt smoked locally with hickory and ash.  (10.5%)

 

Blaecorn Unidragon

12/22 oz Item # 25730  $85.00

Russian Imperial Stout.  Brewed with a monstrous amount of malt and combined with aggressive American hops, this beer is powerful and complex and designed to age. Smokiness is subtle but present and blends nicely with the rich, dark flavors.  (12.5%)


Limited Release from our LOCAL Notch Brewery:  Cerne Pivo!

½ Bbls Item # 34005  $175.00

Our cult classic is back. This Czech Black Lager is double decocted with Pils, Vienna and Munich malts to bring out a toasty and slight roasty malt character.  (4.4%)

New from our LOCAL Ipswich Brewery:  Pesky Pils!

1/6 Bbls Item # 12121  $68.00

There’s no question about it, if you’re looking for a refreshingly light craft-brewed Pilsner, this beer is a home run.  We take proper German malt, traditional Czech Saaz hops and add a touch of Lemondrop hops for a clean, pale lager with a bright hop aroma.  (4.6%)

 

NEW from Portland Brewery Rising Tide:  Back Cove Pilsner!

1/6 Bbls Item # 44101  $88.00

Back Cove (n)—a tidal basin on the northern side of the City of Portland, Maine. A popular loop trail runs around the cove.

The Back Cove tidal basin lies at the heart of our city and provides the most iconic view of the Portland skyline. As a tribute to the civic leaders who preserved a park encircling Back Cove 100 years again, we offer this crisp, easy drinking pilsner.  Back Cove is a North German-style pilsner fermented with kellerbier yeast.  Harmoniously balanced, with hints of orchard fruit, clean malt and earthy bitterness.  (5.1%)


Two Roads Limited Release:  Persian Lime Gose!

1/6 Bbls Item # 03692  $85.00

We source the freshest Persian lime juice through a local craft juicery and blend it into a classic Gose brewed with an added twist – flaked rye! The result is a strikingly vibrant fresh lime aroma and flavor that shouts refreshment. 
Our Persian Lime Gose provides a dominant fresh lime flavor with a backdrop of salt and light sweetness. 


Flesh & Blood IPA

1/6 Bbls Item #32010  $82.50

An honest to goodness IPA brewed with a bevy of real citrus including orange peel, lemon flesh & blood orange juice.  (7.5%)

 

Lupu-Luau IPA

1/6 Bbls Item # 32022  $82.50

Our juicy, coconut-centric lupulin party, this IPA is brewed with a tropical trifecta of toasted coconut, experimental hops & coconut water.  (7.3%)

New Items March 5

It’s Here!!  Innis & Gunn Irish Whiskey Barrel Aged Stout!  (with a new look!)

6/4 Packs Item # 64215  $51.00  ($6.00 off 1 case, $11.00 off 8 cases)

Our new Irish Whiskey limited edition is a collaboration between two pioneers of our craft; Innis & Gunn in Edinburgh, Scotland, and Tullamore D.E.W. Irish Whiskey Distillers.  Together we have brewed a Scottish stout and then aged it using Tullamore’s legendary triple distilled Irish Whiskey barrel creating a rich, flavor packed beer with notes of dark chocolate, coffee and treacle, alongside delicious hints of vanilla and oak.   And the barrel aging magic adds depth to the flavor and smooth, seductive and long aftertaste.  (6.1%)


New look for Innis & Gunn Rum Barrel!

6/4 Packs Item # 64815  $51.00  ($6.00 off 1 case, $11.00 off 8 cases)

Blood Red Sky sets a scene. Warm Caribbean sand, flickering candles, cold beer and anticipation of the night to come. From this place came the inspiration for this brew. Jamaican rum barrels meet Scottish red beer in an explosion of cool, spicy rum notes, vanilla and rich fruit.  We brew Blood Red Sky using our unique barrel into beer method, turning the traditional beer into barrel process on its head without losing any of the wonderful flavors and aromas from the barrel.  (6.8%)


Ballast Point Tongue Buckler

4/6 Packs Item # 05702  $42.00  ($5.50 off 3 cases)

An Imperial Red Ale that’ll leave you speechless.

Our Tongue Buckler Imperial Red Ale doesn’t pull any punches. This is a big brew with hops and malt in extreme abundance. The I.B.U.’s (International Bitterness Units) alone test the limits of your palate. Yet while the timid should take warning, Tongue Buckler generously rewards the bold with an exceptional ale experience. (10%)

Limited Release from Ballast Point:  Aloha Sculpin

4/6 Packs Item # 05701  $52.00 ($5.50 off 3 cases)

1/6 Bbls Item # 05700  $89.00

Our award-winning IPA with a paradise vibe.
With Aloha Sculpin, we used Brux Trois yeast to turn our award-winning IPA into a tropical oasis, with bright and refreshing notes of mango, pineapple, and guava. This yeast also adds a slight haze to the beer, creating a smooth mouthfeel to round out its juicy character. Simply put, this is paradise in the palm of your hands.  (7%)

Ballast Point Manta Ray Now in CANS!

4/6 Packs Item # 05649  $42.00  ($5.50 off 3 cases)

This new IPA rises above the rest.
We’ve developed many IPA recipes in our R&D program, but right from the tank, our Manta Ray Double IPA was a winner. Aromas of fresh, citrusy tangerine, melon and light pine leap from the beer and linger over a smooth finish. Like its namesake, this brew can sneak up on you – a big beer without a bite. 

Local Ipswich Ale Now in CANS!

4/6 Pack CANS Item #  12116  $29.50

2/12 Pack CANS Item #  12117  $29.50  ($4.30 off 10 cases, $4.80 off 20, $5.30 off 40)

A North Shore classic, Ipswich Ale is a medium-bodied, unfiltered pale ale designed for drinkability. Grounded in English tradition, this well-balanced ale has a smooth caramel malt accent that finishes with a slight bitter bite.  (5.4%)


MVDC is Proud to Exclusively Represent:

Dogfish Head!

https://www.dogfish.com/brewery


60 Minute IPA

4/6 Glass Item # 32000  $36.50  ($2 off 5 cases, $3 off 10 cases, $4 off 15 cases)

2/12 Can Item # 32001  $36.50 ($6.00 off 5 cases)

1/6 Bbls Item # 32002   $82.50

½ Bbls Item #  32003  $165.00

Our continually hopped super fantastic IPA brewed with a slew of great Northwest hops for a powerful, but balanced, citrusy hop character.  (6%)


90 Minute IPA

6/4 Pack Glass Item # 32006  $52.00  ($2 off 5 cases, $3 off 10 cases, $4 off 15 cases)

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 32004  $52.00  ($2 off 5 cases, $3 off 10 cases, $4 off 15 cases)

½ Bbls Item # 32008  $215.00

Our continually hopped Imperial IPA whose powerful malt backbone stands up to the extreme hopping rate for a pungent, not crushing, hop flavor.  (9%)

SeaQuench Ale

4/6 Cans Item # 32017  $36.50  ($2 off 5 cases, $3 off 10 cases, $4 off 15 cases)

Three styles blissfully brewed in sequence for a citrusy-tart union, our hybrid sour quencher is brewed with lime peel, black limes & sea salt.  (4.9%)


Namaste White

4/6 Glass Item # 32012  $36.50  ($2 off 5 cases, $3 off 10 cases, $4 off 15 cases)

2/12 Can Item # 32013  $36.50 ($6.00 off 5 cases)

½ Bbls Item #  32016  $165.00

Our Belgian-style white ale brewed with delicious dried orange flesh & peel, fresh-cut lemongrass, a bit of coriander, peppercorns & a healthy dose of good karma.  (4.8%)


Romantic Chemistry IPA

4/6 Cans Item # 32027  $46.50  ($2 off 5 cases, $3 off 10 cases, $4 off 15 cases)

1/6 Bbls Item # 32028  $82.50

½ Bbls Item #  32029  $165.00

A serious IPA brewed with an intermingling of mangos, apricots & ginger and then dry hopped with three varieties of hops to deliver a tropical fruit aroma & a hop-forward finish.  (7.2%)


Lupu-Luau IPA

4/6 Cans Item # 32021  $46.50  ($2 off 5 cases, $3 off 10 cases, $4 off 15 cases)

Our juicy, coconut-centric lupulin party, this IPA is brewed with a tropical trifecta of toasted coconut, experimental hops & coconut water.  (7.3%)


Indian Brown Dark IPA

Item # 32024  4/6 Glass Item # 32012  $36.50  ($2 off 5 cases, $3 off 10 cases, $4 off 15 cases)

Our boisterous brown ale meets well-hopped IPA is brewed with aromatic dark malt, organic brown sugar & dry-hopped liberally for your pleasure.  (7.2%)

 Bitches Brew

4/6 Packs Item # 32032  $60.50  ($2 off 5 cases, $3 off 10 cases, $4 off 15 cases)

An unconventional fusion of a big, roasty, oak-aged stout & a Palo-aged African Tej brewed with Zambezi honey that was inspired by the classic 1970 Miles Davis record.  (9%)


120 Minute IPA

1/6 Bbls Item # 32031  $185.00

The holy grail for hopheads.  Age this sought-after big brother to 60 & 90 Minute to bring out notes of sherry & marmalade.  (15-20%)

New Items Feb 26, 2018

NEW from Portland Brewery Rising Tide:  Back Cove Pilsner!

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item #  44678  $50.00

Back Cove (n)—a tidal basin on the northern side of the City of Portland, Maine. A popular loop trail runs around the cove.

The Back Cove tidal basin lies at the heart of our city and provides the most iconic view of the Portland skyline. As a tribute to the civic leaders who preserved a park encircling Back Cove 100 years again, we offer this crisp, easy drinking pilsner.  Back Cove is a North German-style pilsner fermented with kellerbier yeast.  Harmoniously balanced, with hints of orchard fruit, clean malt and earthy bitterness.  (5.1%)


New Seasonal from Massachusetts Own Castle Island!

Mo’Pils Mozaic Pilsner

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 03891  $49.00

1/6 Bbls Item # 03867 $75.00

Crisp and crushable, this dry-hopped pilsner is just right for breaking up the seasonal blues.  Tapping the fruity, floral, funkified powers of Mosaic hops and the light, clean bready flavors of German pilsner and white wheat, Mo’Pils will leave you wanting mo’ please.  (4.6%)


Limited Release from our Beverly Mass Townies!

Old Planters Shanty Stout!

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 49850  $56.50

1/6 Bbls Item # 49851  $85.00

Milk Stout w/ Cocoa Nibs.  (6.5%)

New THC from Black Hog Brewing:  Batch #2 Melba + Ekuanot!

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 66689  $57.50

New England Style IPA with essences of papaya, strawberry and lemon-lime.  (5.5%)


New from Boulevard: 

Jam Band Berry Ale!

1/6 Bbls Item # 09394  $73.00

Accompanying a simple malt base, blueberry, raspberry and tart cherry play in perfect harmony to create a slightly tart ale that sings with ripe, bursting fruit flavor. Aromas of dark berries, citrus and melon open the show, bridging to zippy fruit flavors that meld into an easy-drinking summer beer worthy of an encore.  (5.9%)


Limited Release from Ithaca:  Super Stout w/ Gimme! Coffee beans-  NITRO!

1/6 Bbls Item # 57508  $68.00

½ Bbls Item # 57507  $156.00

This coffee oatmeal stout is a complex and comforting brew to warm your soul on cold winter nights. The smooth chocolatey character of roasted malts and full bodied taste of coffee beans blend to make a bold and flavorful pint.  (4.9%)

Gimme! Coffee began in 2000 as an espresso bar in Ithaca’s Fall Creek neighborhood and opened a small-batch roastery the following year. Since then Gimme! Coffee has been striving to carry local values into the global coffee market by building long-term relationships with coffee producers, paying fairly, and supporting a sustainable life for themselves, the community, and the coffee producers. Today, with seven locations both in Ithaca and New York City, Gimme! Coffee has earned national recognition, including Roast Magazine’s 2013 Roaster of the Year Award and was voted 2014’s Best Coffee Shop in New York State by Business Insider.


New from Rising Tide: SOU'WESTER SOUR IPA!

1/6 Bbls Item # 44680  $95.00

Sou'Wester (n)— a waterproof hat with wide slanting brim longer in back than in front and worn at sea during stormy weather

A Sour IPA created by our production assistant Missy.  Originally brewed as a pilot beer spring of 2017, Sou'Wester is bright, crisp, and tart with notes of orange and grapefruit.  (5.4%)

New Items Feb 19, 2018

FLAVAH OF THE DAY! IPA

6/4 Packs Item # 02010  $54.00

Flavah Of The Day! Will have a variety of rotating hops!

Our Flavah tastes different than any other IPA that is Double dry hopped, Clean, Soft mouthfeel

Ripe fruit, Melon, No lingering bitterness on the palate

3 pounds of hops per barrel with a LOW IBU  (7%)

New from Baxter: Prost Secco!

4/6 Packs Item # 43129  $32.25

Drawing inspiration from two of the world’s greatest fermentation traditions, German Sour Ales and Sparkling Wines, we crafted this genre crossing concoction. Kettle soured and then blended with a wheat centric ale fermented with Chardonnay grapes, peaches and pears, this one-of-a-kind beer is crisp and tart while showing beautiful depth of flavor and aromatics. This unexpected intersection of cultures opens exciting possibilities on the flavor frontier.  (5.4%)

New Seasonal from our LOCAL Spencer Brewery  The ONLY Trappist Brewery in the US!

Peach Saison!

6/4 Packs Item # 44454  $53.00

1/6 Bbls Item # 44453  $95.00

Spencer’s Peach Saison is a light, refreshing, sessionable ale. Naturally carbonated through bottle-conditioning, its delicate peach flavor is highlighted through sparkling carbonation producing a fresh, clean taste.  (4.3%)

New from our LOCAL Salem Notch Brewery:  

Single Series Complete Control!

1/6 Bbls Item # 34014  $80.00

½ Bbls Item # 34013  $175.00

A New England Pale Ale brewed with oats and a single hop - Mosaic.  (4.5%)


LOCAL Brewmaster Jack Limited Release:  Hoppiness is a Warm Pun!

6/4 Packs Item # 11380  $66.00

1/6 Bbls Item # 11329  $95.00

Perhaps our most popular double India pale ale, Hoppiness is a Warm Pun is brewed with Motueka and Galaxy hops to create an intensely citrusy and juicy flavor.  (8.2%)


Brewmaster Jack Tennessee Prinse!

6/4 Packs Item # 11365  $72.50

Tennessee Prinse begins its life as our base Quadrupel Ale, Prinsipia. Named after Newton’s most famous work, Prinsipia gives wonderful flavors of candied plum, brown sugar, biscuits, tobacco, and cherries. With precise planning, the beer is transferred into oak barrels which, less than two weeks prior, have been emptied of Tennessee Whiskey. The barrels allow flavors to mellow but also infuse notes of vanilla and toffee.  (11.5%)


New Rotating Series from Captain Lawrence:  Orbital Tilt Citra!

4/6 Pack Cans Item # 42867  $29.50

As the earth spins and twists so does your mood, so does your taste, and so does Orbital Tilt.  This IPA has been brewed using a healthy dose of imported Pilsner Malt and malted oats to create a smooth mouthfeel, and then dry hopped with Mosaic Luplulin powder for a dank aroma and fruity finish.  (5.9%)

 

New from the World Beer Cup Award Winning Gluten Free Brewery:  Stout!

6/4 Pack 16 oz Cans Item # 56934  $51.00

Glutenberg Stout stands out by its opaque black color, its powerful cocoa bean accents and its unique toasted cereal flavors.  Powerful notes of espresso, dark chocolate and ripe fruit, provided by the dark malt, give the beer a pleasant mouthfeel that will certainly not leave Stout connoisseurs insensitive.  (5%)


New from Strongbow:  Rose Cider!

4/6 Packs Item # 71847  $27.00

A semi-dry apple and pear cider blend with a touch of red-fleshed apple for a light, fruity flavor; reminiscent of a Rose wine but with a more refreshing taste and 50% less sugar than the leading hard cider. 


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