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In addition to the beers below, we’ll be brewing a variety of limited and seasonal beers. We like to explore
and have fun with different styles and flavor profiles. We find inspiration in ingredients, food and places, in images and words - but most importantly, we like good beer.

Check out BeerMenus.com (which is also below) to see what's currently available in the tasting room.

 

 

THE BEERS BELOW ARE ONES WE'VE BREWED IN THE PAST. THEY MAY RETURN ONE DAY.


OSCILLATION 003 - 8.4% abv
The third in a rotating series of IPAs. This one was dry hopped with a massive amount of Mosaic, Citra, and El Dorado hops.

Crescent Fresh - 5.3% abv
Fresh, bright, super hazy, hoppy, crushable. Dry hopped with Waimea, and El Dorado.

FINBACK IPA - 7.2% abv, 112 ibu
Bitter, dank, and hoppy. Filled with Chinook and Columbus hops.

DOUBLE SESS(ION) - 4.5% abv, 14 ibu
This is a floral, spicy witbier “double sess(ion)” filled with ginger, szechuan peppercorns, and chamomile. It’s a wit without being cloying. For all the hefe-haters who want a great summer beer.

MASSIF - 8.4% abv
Brewed in collaboration with Zagovor Brewery from Russia. Smooth and velvety mouthfeel. Toffee, roast and subtle fruit aroma. Malty, notes of caramel, vanilla and deep roasted coffee, finishing with a hint of licorice and dark malts.

STARCHILD - 4.6% abv, 3ibu
To all you funky citizens of the universe, we introduce to you Starchild. Cruising through intergalactic space with your pucker face. Sour ale brewed with grapefruit peel.

RED SHIFT - 5% abv
American Sour brewed with cranberry and yuzu. Yuzu is a Japanese fruit with citrus and pine flavors.

AGE OF REASON - 5.6% abv
Tart sasion brewed with lactobacillus. Bright notes of lemon accompanied by a light farmhouse funk.

Out of Gamut - 8.5% abv
Fruity, Tropical double IPA. Stone fruit up front, plum in the back. Light straw color, all business.

WATER ON MARS - 7% abv
Red IPA dry hopped with a great deal of exp 06277. Extremely resinous with note of lime, and strawberries.

THE SUN IS TOO BRIGHT- 4.5% abv
Black gose.

I FEEL THE UNIVERSE- 11% abv
Passion Fruit Gose. Sour, salty, tropical, delicious...

BUDDY SYSTEM - 9.1% abv
Super smooth double IPA, tropical, hoppy, punchy. Filled with notes of tropical fruit, tangelo, citrus, subtle pine. Clean bitterness, bold aroma.

MISSING TIME - 7% abv
Black Saison with cherries. Dry, mild roast and dark malt character. Round fruity esters lend a wonderful complexity.

WE ARE ALL ONE - 5% abv
Hoppy pale ale. Dry hopped with Columbus, Chinook, and Zythos.

OSCILLATION 002 - 8.% abv
The second in a rotating series of IPAs. This one was dry hopped with a massive amount of citra hops.

CONTRAST - 6% abv
Porter brewed with touch of rye. Dark brown, roasty, slight spice and chocolate notes.

FUTURE PAST - 4.5% abv
A mildy tart, dry hopped American Sour ale. Crisp, citrus, mellow hop bitterness and aroma.

LITTLE BUDDY - 5.6% abv
Sessionable IPA dry hopped with Citra and Zythos. Sublte aroma lychee and citrus. Pale copper color.

DARK ENTITY - 6% abv
Coffee porter brewed with pumpkin. Dark, complex, dry and a hint of fall spices. Brewed with Stumptown Coffee.

MARDUK - 6.8% abv, 66 ibu
Our Red IPA is piney, dank, and citrusy from massive amounts of dry hopping. The hops are accompanied by a solid malty backbone with toasty breadey notes

ONE SIXTH GRAVITY - 5% abv
A sessionable IPA dry hopped with Apollo and a touch of Chinook. Light straw color, dank, and citrus notes.

MIASMA - 7.2% abv
Hoppy, roasty, burnt tangerine peel, subtle smoke and filled with intrigue. This Smoked Black Rye IPA is full bodied, intense and delicious.

TREES AND LEAVES - 6% abv
Hoppy pale ale, dry hopped with Galaxy. Hazy straw colored brewed with wheat. Notes of citrus, passion fruit, yummy.

LAZY AX - 11% abv
Imperial Stout brewed with Raaka Chocolate from Brooklyn. Abundant chocolate notes, dry finish and medium body. Surprisingly easy drinking.

SUNDAY FIELDTRIPS - 7% abv
A pale straw colored Saison lightly dry hopped. Slightly fruity, spicy, and hoppy. Smooth body, refreshing, and crisp.

DUCK, DUCK, WHALE- 6.6% abv
Belgian Porter, brewed in collaboration with Rushing Duck Brewery. Brewed with lactose, orange zest, and belgian saison blend yeat.

LONELINESS OF DISTANT SPACE - 5% abv
American Sour Ale brewed with fresh nectarines. Lightly tart, fruity and a touch of funk. Amber and slightly hazy in the glass.

AUSPICIOUS DAY- 10.2% abv
We brewed this triple IPA to celebrate our 1st Anniversary. Thanks you for supporting us this year and making a stronger local NYC beer community. Dry hopped with Citra and El Dorado.

CLOSE OF DAY - 6.8% abv
Saison brewed with a bit of hibiscus. Subtle floral aroma. Blend of Belgian and Saison yeasts - light esters of peppery spice, sweet fruit. Slightly tart finish.

BQE - 9.2% abv, 63 ibu
The BQE is our Brooklyn Queens Espresso imperial stout. Cocoa nibs from the Brooklyn based Mast Brothers and Coffee from Queens based Native Coffee Roasters were added to the boil making for a super complex tasty brew.

CAT LOVE - 8.6% abv
Douple IPA dry hopped with Azacca. Ripe mango, tropical fruit, smooth rounded bitterness, sustained impressions of citrus, with notes of orchard fruit (pears, apples) and pine throughout.

SMOKE DETECTION - 4.6% abv
English style Mild ale brewed with cherry wood smoked malt. Smokey, toasty aroma - tobacco paper, cigars and woodsy. Bold smoke flavor, earthy, dark malts. Rustic, Unfiltered, cloudy and deep brown.

ATNAS - 9.5% abv
Belgian Triple, rich and complex, slight rum, hop and eucalyptus notes, subtle vanilla. Smooth warming finish. NATAS and ATNAS will be released as a pair of beers celebrating winter and cold weather with darkness and light. Brewed with the same blend of Saison and Trappist yeasts.

NATAS - 8% abv
Belgian Stout, bourbon barrel aged, subtle oak, vanilla and bourbon characters, fruity yeast esters, touch of heat.

BQE AGED IN BOURBON BARRELS - 9.2% abv, 63 ibu
The BQE is our Brooklyn Queens Espresso imperial stout. Cocoa nibs from the Brooklyn based Mast Brothers and Coffee from Queens based Native Coffee Roasters were added to the boil making for a super complex tasty brew.

EN VERANO - 6.3% abv
Our second summer beer is a witbier brewed with jalapenos, habaneros, lemon, and lime. The heat is mild and the citrus delicate. Light and refreshing.

LE PORTER KALDI - 6.8% abv
Coffee Porter, made with cold brewed stumptown coffee. Smooth'n roasty, medium light body with notes of chocolate and roast.

DARKLY CHOCOLATE STOUT - 5.8% abv
Chocolate Stout brewed with English Ale yeast. Dark in color with nice tan head. Roasty aroma with a hint chocolate sweetness and yeast esters. Dark chocolate throughout, subtle and pleasant malty / cocoa finish.

ARCHER'S SAISON - 8.5% abv
Gently hopped Saison. Subtle citrus and fruity notes. Hints of banana and bubblgum. Clean, dry finish.

LEAN BACK IPA - 5.5% abv
IDry hopped with amarillo, citrus aroma, balanced malt and subtle nutty finish. Super drinkable and just plain delicious.

PUFFIN - 6.8% abv, 25ibu
This American Smoked Porter is filled with roast, subtle hazelnut aroma and a smokey backbone from cherry wood smoked malt. Hints of dark chocolate with a slight creamy body, and a dry finish.

FORT TILDENIST - 4% abv, 20 ibu
A session white IPA brewed with green tea, and lemon zest. Light, delicate, hoppy notes of melon, tangerine, and basil.

COASTED TOCONUT - 4.3% abv, SEASONAL, "Summer" Milk Stout with a hint of toasted coconut. Nice roast character, full body, notes of dark chocolate.

REPLICATOR - 5.5% abv, SEASONAL, Black Rye "Pale Ale" dry hopped with Ahtanum and Citra. A little roast, a lot of hops. Citrus, dank, floral, juicy goodness.

PLUMB & PROPER - 6.3% abv, ibu
Dark and sour with a touch of smoke. Brewed with plums.

 

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