Beer Camp – Family Values Imperial Brown Ale

Imperial Brown Ale with Cocoa

Family Values showcases the cooperation and kinship of Midwestern brewers. It features largely Midwestern-grown ingredients: Minnesota wild rice, Indiana honey, Missouri oats, Michigan hops, and cocoa nibs from Illinois as well as Sierra Nevada’s estate-grown malt. This is our centrally located collaboration celebrating the best of the Midwest.

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  • Bittering hops: magnum.
  • Finishing hops: Michigan-grown Cascade
  • Malts: 2-row, Sierra Nevada Estate Malt, Munich, Chocolate
  • Other: Minnesota Wild Rice, Missouri Oats, Illinois Cocoa Nibs, Indiana Honey
Breweries: August Schell Brewing, Dark Horse, Half Acre Beer Company, Perennial Artisan Ales, Sierra Nevada, and Sun King Brewery.
Flavor Elements: roasted.
Beer Types: imperial brown ale.
ABV: 8.5%
Roasted: 4.8/5
Astringent: 1/5
Dry: 3.5/5
Heavy: 3/5
Sparkling: 2/5
Alcohol taste: 1.8/5
Bitter taste: 2/5

Beer Camp – Stout of the Union – robust stout

This stout hails from the land of sun, sand, and surf and proves that beach beer doesn’t have to be light colored and delicate. Stout of the Union is rich, roasty and full of deep malt flavor, creating a union of like-minded brewers together through beer.

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  • Bittering hops: magnum
  • Finishing hops: Equinox
  • Malts: Maris Otter, Munich, Oats, Crystal, Chocolate, Roasted Barley
Breweries: Bagby Beer Company, Beachwood Brewing, Port Brewing, Sierra Nevada, Smog City Brewing, Societe Brewing, and The lost Abbey.
Flavor Elements: Chocolate, Coffee, and roasted.
Beer Types: Robust stout and Stout.
ABV: 7.3%
Lactic: 1/5
Roasted: 5/5
Dry: 2.6/5
Heavy: 5/5
Sparkling: 2/5
Alcohol taste: 1/5
Bitter taste: 2/5
Sweet taste: 1.5/5