USA Beers!

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.
(B) Beer
(Bp) Brewpub
(T) Tour

  • California
    Mammoth Brewing co- Ahwahnee amber ale (B), Hair of the bear- dopple bock (B)
    Pabst- Blue Ribbon (B)
  • Utah
    Moab Brewery (Bp). Samplers
    Wasatch Brewery -Polygamy Porter (B)
  • Colorado
    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)
  • Texas
    Blue Star Brewing Co- San Antonio (Bp). Sampler & Bacon tasting smoked beer
    Lone Star Beer- (B)
    Spotzel Brewery- Shiner Hefeweizen (B), Shiner Bock (B)
  • Louisiana
    Crescent City Brewhouse- (Bp) Samplers
    Abita- AndyGator (B) Helles Doppelbock
  • Florida
    Budweiser (T)
    Tampa bay brewing co- (Bp) Samplers
    Florida Beer Co- Key West Sunset Ale (B) American Amber, Hurricane Reef (B) Caribbean Style Pilsner
  • Georgia
    Sweetwater Brewing Co, Atlanta- 420 Extra Pale Ale (B)
  • Virginia
    Williamsburg Alewerks- Grand Illumination Ale (B). American Barleywine 10%
  • Delaware
    Dogfish Head- (B) Samplers
  • New York
    Brooklyn Brewing Co- Black Chocolate Stout (B)
  • Massachusetts

    Salem Beer Works- (Bp) Samplers

  • Vermont
    Magic hat- Circus Boy the Hefeweizen (B)
  • Michigan
    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
  • Wisconsin
    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
    Montana Ale Works- (B)
    Big Sky Brewing Co- Moose Drool (B) Brown Ale
  • Idaho
    Grand Teton Brewing Co- Old Faithful Ale (B) Pale Golden, Howling Wolf (B) Weisse Bier
  • Washington
    The Pike Seattle Brewing co – XXXXX Pike Extra Stout (Bp)
    Lazy boy Brewing- Porter (B)
    Scuttlebutt Brewing Co- Amber Ale (B)
  • Oregon
    Rogue brewing co- Dead Guy Ale (B). German Maibock

Polygamy Porter Utah

Polygamy Porter Utah

 

Polygamy Porter from Wasatch Brewery in Moab, Utah.

 

 

 

 

Bacon Beer from Blue Star Brewery in San Antonio, Texas.

German Bier Garden

Black Chocolate Stout

 

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

Grand Illumination Ale

 

 

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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Northwest Brews

 

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Wyoming Brews

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Montana Brews

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Wisconsin Beers

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Michigan Beer

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Frankenmuth, Michigan

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