Each week, the Beer Dabbler team highlights five of the most tantalizing new beers available around the great state of Minnesota that we’re most excited to try. Top Flight beers are not necessarily available for purchase at Dabbler Depot–call for availability.
BlackStack Brewing I Am The Manager (I Don’t Intend To Pay For This) – An IPA made with Strata, Ekuanot Cryo, Loral Cryo, Mosaic, and HBC 568 hops in solidarity with service industry workers. 8.4% ABV.
Elm Creek Brewing Co. Maple Bourbon Barrel Aged Belgian Embrace – “A full-bodied dark Belgian strong brewed with fresh maple syrup, then aged for 12 months in maple bourbon barrels. Giving this beer even more maple flavors with a smooth bourbon finish,” the brewery says. Available on Saturday.
Fair State Brewing Cooperative Medieval England Reference – A malt-forward ESB, pouring 5.6% ABV and served on nitro at the brewery (which also celebrates Oktoberfest and its anniversary this Saturday from 1-10pm.
Junkyard Brewing Co. Flip Flops and Wheelies – “100% Mosaic hops lend juicy, tropical aromas,” Junkyard says. “Next, the flavor kicks it into high gear with big, bold notes of pine and citrus, followed by a crisp, clean finish.”
Number 12 Cider Old World Dry – A blend of traditional European bittersweet apples combine for notes of raisin and stonefruit with a bold and tannic finish, the cidery says. 7.9% ABV. Taproom only.