SAN FRANCISCO— After this weeks election, a nice cold beer sounds about right. With many new IPA’s out this week along with a kolsch, and a Lager the Bay Area brew scene is ready with something delicious. With choices of juiciness, or burnt caramel, there is something new for everyone.
Temescal Brewing — This brewery has two new brews out this week, the first is called Station Wagon coming in at 4.7 percent alcohol. This pale ale is made with Cascade, Motueka, and Mosaic hops including aromas of doug fir, spearmint, and guava.
The second new brew is a dark ale called Winter Quilt, and it has a 7.2 percent alcohol level. “A sip gives way to a complex nuttiness, supported by hints of cocoa powder, tree bark, and burnt caramel, “said on Facebook. This brew contains aromas of chestnut and cola and has a good balance between the sweetness and roasted malt.
Fieldwork Brewing Company — This brewery also has two new brews out. Green Rest is the first one, which is an IPA, and includes Motueka, Simcoe, and Mosaic hops. This juicy brew also includes flavors of lemon- lime, and pine, with notes of citrus and grapefruit.
The second is called Galaxy Juice. This brew includes pineapple and papaya notes, and is described on their social media page that the body is like a pina colada.
New Bohemia Brewing Company— The Green Room! Is the new lager available on tap at this brewery. Made with dry hopped Saaz, and El Dorado this brew gives off an herbal and citrus zest flavor. This 6.5 percent alcohol brew has a crisp finish and a creamy taste.
Brasserie Saint James San Francisco — A German Kolsch called Brasseris Saint James Koln Concert is the newest addition to this brewery. It comes in at 4.9 percent alcohol and is not easily made. This beer shows off the brewer’s skills with a cold fermentation process.
Cellarmaker Brewery Company — This new beer at this brewery is a pale ale that is 100 percent Nelson Sauvin hopped called Mt. Nelson. With many different ingredients this 5.8 percent alcohol brew is filled with dank, diesel fuel, citrus fruits, and pine including a lengthy selection of hops.