Road trips are great because you can pretty much stop wherever you want. Since we’re planning on hitting a bunch of places I’ve never been, I can’t wait to see and taste their local beers. Below is my attempt at sampling a local brew from every state we run into.
USA road trip beers 2011
Tried beer from 19 of 33 States Visited, took 5 brewery tours, and 5 brewpubs.
Mammoth Brewing co- Ahwahnee amber ale (B), Hair of the bear- dopple bock (B)
Pabst- Blue Ribbon (B)
Moab Brewery (Bp). Samplers
Wasatch Brewery -Polygamy Porter (B)
Coors- Coors light (T)
The Great Divide Brewing Co- (T)
Denver Chophouse & Brewery-(Bp). Samplers
Wynkoop Brewing Co- (T) Samplers
- New Mexico
Second Street Brewery (Bp) Santa Fe. Samplers
Sierra Blanca Brewery- Roswell Alien Wheat (B)
Santa Fe Brewing Co- Nut Brown Ale (B)
Blue Star Brewing Co- San Antonio (Bp). Sampler & Bacon tasting smoked beer
Lone Star Beer- (B)
Spotzel Brewery- Shiner Hefeweizen (B), Shiner Bock (B)
Crescent City Brewhouse- (Bp) Samplers
Abita- AndyGator (B) Helles Doppelbock
Tampa bay brewing co- (Bp) Samplers
Florida Beer Co- Key West Sunset Ale (B) American Amber, Hurricane Reef (B) Caribbean Style Pilsner
Sweetwater Brewing Co, Atlanta- 420 Extra Pale Ale (B)
Williamsburg Alewerks- Grand Illumination Ale (B). American Barleywine 10%
Dogfish Head- (B) Samplers
- New York
Brooklyn Brewing Co- Black Chocolate Stout (B)
Salem Beer Works- (Bp) Samplers
Magic hat- Circus Boy the Hefeweizen (B)
Arcadia Ales- Scotch Ale (B)
Founders- Dirty Bastard (B)
Bells- Amber Ale (B)
Mt. Pleasant Brewing Co- Cow Catcher Red Ale (B)
Michigan Brewing Co- Nut Brown Ale (B)
Frankenmuth Brewery- (Bp) Samplers
Miller- high life (B) Milwaukee (T)
Door County- Shipwrecked Cherry Wheat Ale (B)
New Glarious Brewing Co- Fat Squirel Ale (B), Two Women (B)
Stevens Point Brewery- 2012 Black Ale (B). American Brown Ale
Pangaea Beer Co- Liljas Heiffer Weizen (B), Sasquash Stout (B) American Extra Stout
Montana Ale Works- (B)
Big Sky Brewing Co- Moose Drool (B) Brown Ale
Grand Teton Brewing Co- Old Faithful Ale (B) Pale Golden, Howling Wolf (B) Weisse Bier
The Pike Seattle Brewing co – XXXXX Pike Extra Stout (Bp)
Lazy boy Brewing- Porter (B)
Scuttlebutt Brewing Co- Amber Ale (B)
Rogue brewing co- Dead Guy Ale (B). German Maibock
Polygamy Porter from Wasatch Brewery in Moab, Utah.
Bacon Beer from Blue Star Brewery in San Antonio, Texas.
Black Chocolate Stout made by Brookland Brewing Company (USA) & Old Style Porter made by St. Peters Brewery (England) at The Bier Garden in Portsmouth, Virginia.
Grand Illumination Ale by Williamsburg Alewerks in Williamsburg, Virginia Movie Tavern. This movie theater has office chairs for seats and an illuminated table in front of you. You can buy steins of beer and if you buy 2 they will deliver the 2nd one in 30- 40 minutes… Of course I had to experience it for myself, two please.
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