- Malts: Pale and Crystal
- Hops: Amarillo and Chinook
ESA helped establish a following for cask-conditioned beer in the United States back in the ‘90s. East Kent Golding hops give this English style ale a subtle spiciness, which compliments its strong malt backbone. Hints of chocolate and caramel round out this deep chestnut colored ale. Floral, earthy, smooth.
SIGNIFICANT INGREDIENTS: East Kent Goldings, Styrian Goldings
PAIRINGS: ESA’s seamless and complex blend of malts and earthy hops align perfectly with grilled and braised meats, hard cheeses and roasted veggies
The most approachable of our ales, Brawler is malt forward and delicately hopped for a knockout flavor. Its smooth character, hints of caramel and toast, and remarkable drinkability define this ruby-colored brew as a true session ale. Perfect for when you want to go a few rounds.
SIGNIFICANT INGREDIENTS: Crystal and Amber malt, roasted barley
PAIRINGS: Brawler’s bready essence and luscious malts lend a sweetness that brings out flavors in margherita pizza and low and slow BBQ. Its lower alcohol content makes it a great partner for spicier dishes. It also goes great with the company of good friends