Twain’s is happy to welcome Mike Castagno as our new Head Brewer.
5.8% ABV 29 IBUs Tasting notes: Bold resiny hops with rich caramel malt, moderate sweetness, deep toasted bread – yet the malt does not linger.. Think of this as the little brother of our popular winter release: Celebrated Jumping Frog IPA. This beer utilizes all Zythos hops
6.0% ABV 36 IBUs Tasting Notes: Funky and Fabulous! Barnyard, hay, lemon, oak, toast
The wild yeast (Brettanomyces) gives this beer a funky, fruity character typical of Saisons with Brett added. We co-fermented Saison yeast with Brettanomyces in a French white wine barrel and aged the beer in the barrel for 3 months
5.1% ABV 31 IBUs Tasting notes: Cocoa, chili peppers, and roast malt upfront with a medium hot burn on the finish. We paired up with Hotlanta Peppers out of Atlanta, GA to make this chili stout. We used a blend of pepper flakes that consists of several varieties of habanero & jalapeño peppers as well as the red devil’s tongue. Suprisingly refreshing for a chili stout in the summer.
6.8% ABV 45 IBUs Tasting notes:High citrus flavors of orange, tangerine, mandarin, grapefruit & a hint of lemon. Creamy mouthful, not heavy or filling. Bready & biscuity malt character supports the moderate bitterness. This unfiltered IPA is a hybrid of the West Coast IPA & the New England IPA. Hops: Manderina Barvaria, Amarillo, Galaxy, Cascade, Sorachi Ace
Tasting Notes: Doughy, water crackers, baking bread, notes of banana, clove and vanilla.
Our first attempt at a German Hefeweizen – the quintessential warm weather beer. Named after the recently deceased physicist and cosmologist, Stephen Hawking
5.2%ABV 10 IBUs
Tasting Notes: Lightly toasted bread, biscuits; Light esters of peach and red pear;
This style is an everyday drinking beer for the monks inside the monasteries. Very approachable; this is a great beer to start with in developing a love for Belgian-style beers. Not too strong or heavy; it still delivers a good bit of flavor on the finish.
5.5%ABV 40 IBU
Tasting notes: Aromas of dark chocolate and caramel espresso with flavors of roast, toast and crackers. This smooth stout is quite approachable and continuously gets better as it warms up.
German Pilsner Ale, 5.2% abv
Notes: Floral hop bouquet, graham cracker, sweet malt, smooth finish
Our second installment of the “Alternative Facts Series” is a German Pilsner brewed with ale yeast. Keeping that in mind, we used a few tricks to mimic lager fermentation and then lagered this beer for over 3 weeks. Crisp, semi-dry and easy to drink in hot weather.
5.5% ABV 34 IBUs Notes: Bright citrus hop nose with tropical hop aromas of passionfruit, guava and mango; bready malt, clean finish It’s back! It’s back! Our flagship 11th Hour is hopped like an IPA but drinks like a Pale Ale.
Notes:Aromas of tea and honey, earthy hop flavor with biscuit, water cracker and caramel malt notes
One of our brewer’s favorite beers and a reemerging style among craft beer fans, this ESB was a heavily awarded beer in our brewer’s homebrew career. Easy to drink and very food friendly, try it with the Cod & Chips.
5.2% ABV 30 IBU