Twilight Summer Ale is ideal for the warm weather. In the style of a Pale Ale it is fairly strong with hoppy bitterness (provided by whole flower Amarillo, Northern Brewer, Cascade, Tettnang, and Brambling Cross hops), which provides a refreshing citrus, slightly spicy aroma. This is nicely complimented by Cara Pils and Carastan malts, which add roundness, softening the hoppy edges. This crisp bottle of sunshine, with its modest 5.0% ABV, will serve you well while watching a baseball or as a counterpoint to barbecue.
Hop in the Dark Cascadian Dark Ale is a whole other style of beer. A Black IPA, this brew ups the ante with both the hops (mostly Citra) and the malt (mostly Munich, oat and crystal). After the startlingly deep color, rich, nutty citrusy and slightly sweet aromas delight the senses. In the mouth, the maltiness asserts itself with a touch of roasted and coffee notes. The beer finishes with hints of chocolate and refreshing citrusy hoppiness. Although twice the IBU (international bittering units of the Twilight, Hop in the Dark’s bitterness is only apparent, as it is balance with the strong dark malts. 6.5% ABV (Alcohol by Volume)