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River Dog Brewing // Ridgeland, SC www.riverdogbrewing.com // Location: 6/Sports Bar o Pale Ale Like the river waters meeting the salty ocean tides, this unique blend of American malts and citrus hops join forces to create a flavor profile that’s as good as it gets. Quad-Hopped (El Dorado, Galena, Summit and Cascade) to the rim. o IPA This big brother to their American Pale Ale is loaded with flavors and aromas of tropical fruits, citrus peel and candied watermelon. Deceptively light for an IPA, it delivers a striking balance of bitterness with a smooth malt body. o Coastal Wit (American Style Belgian White Ale) Inspired by the coastal lifestyle of the Low country, this contemporary American Wit has a generous infusion of orange peel, coriander, chamomile and rose petal. o Chocolate Porter Rye notes: _______________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________

Ace Cider // Sonoma County, CA www.acecider.com // Location: 60

o Ace Perry (Cider) Made from apple and pear juices, this cider is 5% alcohol by volume with a lovely pear nose and a smooth mouth feel with a dry finish. It is gluten-free, has 110 calories and pares well with all spicy foods, especially Asian food. o Joker (Dry Cider) Made from 100% apple juice, this cider has champagne characteristics, yeasty with an alcohol of 6.9%. It is popular with both beer and wine drinkers and makes a great base of Jomosas, fresh OJ on Joker over ice or Snakebites, lager and Joker or Black Stalins, stout and Joker. notes: _______________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________

Rogue Ales // Newport, OR www.rogue.com// Location: 53

o Hazelnut Brown Nectar A nutty twist to a traditional European Brown. Dark brown in color with a hazelnut aroma, a rich nutty flavor and a smooth malty finish. o Chocolate Stout Ebony in color with a rich creamy head. The mellow flavor of oats, chocolate malts, and real chocolate are balanced perfectly with the right amount of hops a bittersweet finish. o XS Dead Guy (Strong Ale) Deep amber copper color. Buttery peanut brittle, orange blossom tea aromas follow through to a rich chewy and fruity full body with nice notes of caramel drizzled dried apricot and roasted grains and spice. Finishes with a long, tangy grilled grapefruit and chocolate fade. notes: _______________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________

Samuel Adams // Boston, MA www.samueladams.com // Location: 23

Oskar Blues Brewery // Longmont, CO www.oskarblues.com // Location: 7 o Dale’s Pale Ale (American Pale Ale) Brewed with hefty amounts of European malts and four kinds of American hops, it delivers a blast of hop aromas, a rich middle of malt and hops, and a thrilling finish. It weighs in at 6.5 % alcohol by volume. Why squeeze such a big brew into a little can? Because we think fun in the great outdoors calls for great beer. Our cans go where bottled beers can’t, where flavorless canned beers don’t belong. And no matter where you drink Dale’s Pale Ale, our can protect it from light and oxidation far better than bottles do. o Mama’s Little Yella Pils (Czech Pilsener) Our first lager produced with the 20 bbl brewhouse. This pilsner is a clear golden color. Four additions of Saaz hops lend a spicy-floral hop component. o G’Knight (Imperial IPA) Our “Velvet M-80” is a hefty, dry hopped double-red ale with a nose full of aroma, a sticky mouthfeel, a malty middle and unctuous hop flavors. G’Knight sports a surprisingly sensuous finish for a beer of its size (8.7% ABV, 60 IBUs). It’s brewed in tribute to a fellow Colorado craft beer pioneer and Vietnam vet who died fighting a 2002 wild fire outside of our Lyons hometown. notes: _______________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________

Red Brick Brewing // Atlanta, GA www.redbrickbrewing.com// Location: 8

o Hoplanta (American IPA) An easy drinking American style IPA that is hoppy without being overly bitter. Citrus, with hints of pine and malt sweetness, dominates the aroma. o Laughing Skull This newly reincarnated version of Laughing Skull is a full flavored amber ale with a crisp, clean finish that’s sure to clear out the cobwebs. o Brick Mason (Series #7 “New for the Savannah Beer Festival”) An Imperial Stout aged in bourbon barrels. This will be the strongest beer in brewery’s history. Sweet caramel malts balance rich chocolate and roasted flavors. Bourbon barrels provide big bourbon notes supported by flavors of oak and vanilla. notes:_______________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________

Redstone Meadery // Boulder, CO www.redstonemeadery.com // Location: Mixology

o Black Raspberry Nectar Black Raspberry Nectar mixed in a mead. Yummy! o Traditional Honey Wine Mostly orange blossom honey, this mead is medium in sweetness, slightly acidic and warming. notes: _______________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ * Denotes Beer Available in the VIP Area.

beer fact: While beer has been made from many different grains through the ages, barley has proven to be the world’s most valued brewing ingredient. In fact, the word beer itself probably comes from the old Anglo-Saxon word baere, meaning barley.

o Boston Lager Samuel Adams Boston Lager® is the best example of the fundamental characteristics of a great beer, offering a full, rich flavor that is both balanced and complex. It is brewed using a decoction mash, a time consuming, traditional four vessel brewing process discarded by many contemporary brewers. This process brings forth a rich sweetness from the malt that makes it well worth the effort. Samuel Adams Boston Lager® also uses only the finest of ingredients including two row barley, as well as German Noble aroma hops. The exclusive use of two row barley not only imparts a full, smooth body but also gives the beer a wide spectrum of malt flavor ranging from slightly sweet to caramel to slightly roasted o Boston Ale When we opened our Boston Brewery in 1988, we created a special brew, Boston Ale, to mark the occasion. A “stock” ale with a distinctly American character, we use earthy English hops along with the sweetness of caramel malts, and ferment it as an ale and aged at cool temperatures. o Octoberfest In 1810, Munich celebrated the wedding of their Crown Prince with a special beer.  After 16 days the party ended, but the tradition continues. Our version of the classic Oktoberfest lager blends 5 roasted malts for a rich, hearty flavor while Bavarian Noble hops add a touch of bitterness. o Latitude 48 Samuel Adams® Latitude 48 IPA is a unique IPA brewed with a select blend of hops from top German, English, and American growing regions all located close to the 48th latitude within the “hop belt” of the Northern Hemisphere. The combination of hops in this beer creates a distinctive but not overpowering hop character. The beer is dry hopped with Ahtanum, Simcoe®*, and East Kent Goldings hops for a powerful citrus and earthy aroma. The hop character is balanced by a slight sweetness and full body from the malt blend. o Black Lager Careful, there’s a bit of mystery in this one - a dark, rich, and roasty beer that’s somehow smoother and less bitter than a stout. It was first brewed in the medieval forests of Germany.  Deep and full-bodied yet fresh and crisp. You won’t taste another dark beer like this one. o Tetravis Its deep complexity begins with a molasses sweetness with notes of dark fruits like raisin and fig and develop further with an undercurrent of tart spice from its distinctive Belgian yeast for a truly transfixing brew. o Sam Light Maybe every once in a while you have to drink your words. We swore we’d never make a light beer, but then we decided beer drinkers shouldn’t be punished by having to trade taste for calories. We decided to take on the challenge of a light beer, but it had to be on our terms. That meant starting from scratch. o Cherry Wheat Crisp and fruity with a hint of honey, this cherry brewed ale has surprising depth while being light on the palate. o Double Agent IPL Brewing innovation is about asking “what if?”. What if we gave an IPA a new identity and used some of our favorite West Coast hops, with their grapefruit, piney, & tropical fruit character, in a lager? The result is this boldly hoppy & and flavorful brew with the crisp smoothness of a lager. Cheers! o Dark Depths Dark Depths is an IPA or a hoppy porter brewed with a lager yeast for an interesting mesh of styles. Across the cold and brackish waters of the Baltic, the English Porter was transferred, from a mild ale to a dark and complex lager that confounds definition. notes: _______________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. // Chico, CA www.sierranevada.com // Location: 52

o Tumbler Sierra Nevada uses malt within days of roasting at the peak of its flavor to give Tumbler a gracefully smooth malt character. Two-row pale, crystal 40, chocolate and smoked malts give it a malty complexity. Challenger hops in the boil add balancing bitterness, while more Challengers and some Goldings give just enough hop flavor in the finish to balance all that malt. o Torpedo Torpedo is a big American IPA; bold assertive, and full of flavor highlighting the complex citrus, pine, and herbal character of whole-cone American hops. o Pale Ale Sierra Nevada Pale Ale is a delightful example of the classic pale ale style. It has a deep amber color and an exceptionally full-bodied, complex character. The fragrant bouquet and spicy flavor are the results of the generous use of the best Cascade hops notes: _______________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ * Denotes Beer Available in the VIP Area.

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