HAPPY FATHER’S DAY WEEKEND! FOC Brewmaster Mike saved the name HILLMAN’S HIGHWAY for a very special beer. When you visit this weekend feel free to ask him about his experiences winter hiking on Mt. Washington.

LINEUP FOR JUNE 15TH &16TH:

TASTINGS AND FILLS:

HILLMAN’S HIGHWAY  •  NE DIPA  •  6.6% New June 15th. Citra, Mosaic and Eureka.

THEN CAME THE LAST DAYS OF MAY  •  NE DIPA  •  7.6% Galaxy, Simcoe and Citra hops.

BREW SOMEONE IN MY HEAD  •  NE IPA  •  6.5% Juicy New England style IPA with a variety of fruit notes, hopped with Citra, Mosaic, Simcoe and Apollo.

YOU CAN HAVE THIS ONE, COWGIRL  •  STOUT  •  5.8% Smooth stout with subtle added maple syrup from Rick’s Sugar Shack and chocolate and vanilla extracts.

JALAPENO JACK  •  PALE ALE  •  7.6% Pale ale infused with a generous amount of jalapeno peppers. Our process creates a unique brew with the aroma and flavor of jalapeno without the heat.

TASTINGS & 4-PACK CANS:

SWEET JANE KEY LIME  •  MILKSHAKE IPA  •  7.2% Key lime and vanilla. The key lime puree adds a tartness to this version.

I DON’T LIKE MONDAYS  •  NE IPA  •  7.5% Galaxy, Mosaic and Simcoe hops.

 

 

June 8th & 9th Weekend Lineup: OPEN Saturday 12PM to 5PM and Sunday 12PM to 3PM.

June 8th 2019 Lineup Shot.jpg

*Lineup is edited for Sunday*

T.H.E. CAT  •  NE IPA  •  6.6% 32oz Citra Mosaic and Galaxy hops. TASTINGS ONLY

KALEIDOSCOPE EYES  •  NE IPA  •  7.4% Mosaic, Simcoe, Galaxy and Motueka hops.TASTINGS ONLY

 OUT LIKE A LIONESS  •  NE IPA  •  7.1% ALL SOUTHERN NEW ENGLAND BREW (CT & MA.) TASTINGS AND FILLS

COULD YOU ROLL ME ONE OF THOSE, COWBOY?  •  STOUT  •  7% Smooth American Stout with a creamy and silky chocolate malt flavor. TASTINGS AND FILLS

YOU CAN HAVE THIS ONE, COWGIRL  •  STOUT  •  5.8% Smooth stout with subtle added maple syrup from Rick’s Sugar Shack and chocolate and vanilla extracts. TASTINGS AND FILLS

JALAPENO JACK  •  PALE ALE  •  8.1% Pale ale infused with a generous amount of jalapeno peppers. Our process creates a unique brew with the aroma and flavor of jalapeno without the heat.TASTINGS ONLY

TASTINGS AND 4-PACK CANS:

SWEET JANE KEY LIME  •  MILKSHAKE IPA  •  7.2% Key lime and vanilla. The key lime puree adds a tartness to this version.

I DON’T LIKE MONDAYS  •  NE IPA  •  7.5% Galaxy, Mosaic and Simcoe hops.

 

 

June 1st & 2nd Weekend Lineup: OPEN Saturday 12PM to 5PM and Sunday 12PM to 3PM.

DORMOUSE

*Lineup is adjusted for Sunday.

TASTINGS and FILLS:

WALKABOUT PEACH MANGO  •  SOUR ALE  •  6% Peach and Mango version of our WALKABOUT Sour Series. TASTINGS ONLY

WALKABOUT KEY LIME•  SOUR ALE  •  6% KEY LIME version of our WALKABOUT Sour Series.

EVERYBODY LOOK WHAT’S GOIN’ DOWN NE DIPA · 8.2% LEMON DROP, AZACCA and GALAXY hops. TASTINGS ONLY

REMEMBER WHAT THE DORMOUSE SAID  •  NE IPA  •  6.6% Eureka and Citra hops. (Pictured pour) TASTINGS ONLY

COULD YOU ROLL ME ONE OF THOSE, COWBOY?  •  STOUT  •  7% Smooth American Stout with a creamy and silky chocolate malt flavor.

TASTINGS and 4-PACK CANS:

I DON’T LIKE MONDAYS  •  NE IPA  •  7.5% Galaxy, Mosaic and Simcoe hops.

DO THE ESCALATOR TO THE 13TH FLOOR  •  DOUBLE IPA  •  8.3% Five different hops in this DIPA – small batch was at FOC previously called 13TH FLOOR.

 

Sunday, May 26th Lineup: Small batch tastings only, 4-packs of ESCALATOR to go. OPEN 12PM to 3PM. Thank you!

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Tastings Only:

 FEED YOUR HEAD  •  NE DIPA 7.6% NEW MAY 25TH. VIC SECRET AND CITRA Strong and complex with a bitterness that mellows as you go.

 SWEET JANE KEY LIME  •  MILKSHAKE IPA  •   7.2% Sweet and creamy with vanilla. The key lime puree adds a tartness to this version.

 QUADZILLA  •  BELGIAN QUAD•  11%A Belgian Quad with heaps of tasty fruity esters, compliments of the Belgian Trappist yeast. The complex malt backbone hides the high alcohol content.

JAVADELIC  •  STOUT  •  7.7% This stout drinks like an iced coffee – very refreshing. Mike talked to Joe and Johanna of Perkatory Coffee Roasters and decided on a Honduran bean, roasted right at Perkatory in Middletown.

* WHITE KNIGHT YEAST EXPERIMENT – FREE EXTRA TASTINGS. YEA OR NAY? COME CHIME IN AND DISCUSS WITH BREWERS MIKE & CARLA

 Tastings and 4-Packs:

DO THE ESCALATOR TO THE 13TH FLOOR  •  DOUBLE IPA  •  8.3% Five different hops in this DIPA – small batch was at FOC previously called 13TH FLOOR.

Memorial Day Weekend Lineup: OPEN Saturday 12PM to 5PM and Sunday 12PM to 3PM.

May 25th Shot

Tastings and Fills:

 FEED YOUR HEAD  •  NE DIPA 7.6% NEW MAY 25TH. VIC SECRET AND CITRA Strong and complex with a bitterness that mellows as you go.(pictured pour)

 SWEET JANE KEY LIME  •  MILKSHAKE IPA  •   7.2% Sweet and creamy with vanilla. The key lime puree adds a tartness to this version.

QUADZILLA  •  BELGIAN QUAD•  11.2%A Belgian Quad with heaps of tasty fruity esters, compliments of the Belgian Trappist yeast. The complex malt backbone hides the high alcohol content.

JALAPENO JACK  •  PALE ALE  •  7.1% Pale ale infused with a generous amount of jalapeno peppers. Our process creates a unique brew with the aroma and flavor of jalapeno without the heat.

* WHITE KNIGHT YEAST EXPERIMENT – FREE EXTRA TASTINGS. YEA OR NAY? COME CHIME IN AND DISCUSS WITH BREWERS MIKE & CARLA

 Tastings and 4-Packs:

DO THE ESCALATOR TO THE 13TH FLOOR  •  DOUBLE IPA  •  8.3% Five different hops in this DIPA – small batch was at FOC previously called 13TH FLOOR.

SHE DRIVES A PLYMOUTH SATELLITE  •  NE IPA  •  7.5% Galaxy, Simcoe and Citra hops.

 16OZ Cans – Singles: (Limit 4 per Customer, 1 of any type) SATURDAY ONY

 SWEET JANE PINEAPPLE COCONUT  •  MILKSHAKE IPA  •  7.3% MILKSHAKE STYLE: Sweet and creamy with pineapple, coconut and vanilla.. (contains lactose).

 ALL CATS ARE GRAY IN THE DARK  •  STOUT  •  7.6% Light colored stout with heavy notes of chocolate, vanilla and coffee beans.

LORENZO THE BEER CAT  •  NE IPA  •  8% Galaxy and Citra hops.

 

May 18th & 19th Weekend Lineup: OPEN Saturday 12PM to 5PM and Sunday 12PM to 3PM.

May 18th Lineup Pic

*Edited for Sunday*

*Plymouth Satellite signed by Leslie Herman and numbered limited edition prints for sale. Two new small batch NE IPAs pictured.

TASTINGS AND FILLS:

WE ARE CONTROLLING TRANSMISSION  •  NE IPA  •  7.1% AZZACA and CITRA hops – DOUBLE DRY HOPPED. New May 18th. Pour on the right pictured.

LOGIC AND PROPORTION  •  DOUBLE IPA  •  7.6% GALAXY and and EL DORADO hops. New May 18th. Pour on the left pictured.

THEY CALL ME MELLOW YELLOW  •  NE IPA  •  8.1% AZZACA and LEMONDROP hops. Creamy mouthfeel and herbal throughout, with orange, lemon and mango notes.

ALL CATS ARE GRAY IN THE DARK • STOUT • 7.6% Light colored stout with heavy notes of chocolate, vanilla and Honduran coffee beans from Perkatory Coffee Roasters (roasted on site in Middletown, CT).

TASTINGS AND 4-PACK CANS:

DO THE ESCALATOR TO THE 13TH FLOOR  •  DOUBLE IPA  •  8.3% Five different hops in this DIPA – small batch was at FOC previously called 13TH FLOOR.

SHE DRIVES A PLYMOUTH SATELLITE  •  NE IPA  •  7.5% Galaxy, Simcoe and Citra hops.

 

 

Happy Mother’s Day Weekend Lineup: Open Saturday 12pm to 5pm and Sunday 12pm to 3pm.

 

Lorenzo & Amber*Pictured is beautiful Lorenzo and his gorgeous mom Amber.

*Lineup is adjusted for Sunday:    TASTINGS AND FILLS:

BRUNO THE BABY BEER CAT 7.4% NE IPA MOSAIC GALAXY DENALI This hop combination creates intense but balanced berry, pineapple and citrus flavors with a smooth finish.

INTO THE BLUE AGAIN  •  NE DIPA  •  7.6% MATUEKA and MOSAIC are the two beautiful hops that give this beer its light, clean and bright flavors.

MUST BE THE SEASON OF THE WITCH  •  DOUBLE IPA  •  7.6% MOSAIC and VIC SECRET. Starts with tropical fruit flavors and finishes slightly dank and piney.

JAVADELIC  •  STOUT  •  7.7% This stout drinks like an iced coffee – very refreshing. Mike talked to Joe and Johanna of Perkatory Coffee Roasters and decided on a Honduran bean, roasted right at Perkatory in Middletown.

TASTINGS AND 4-PACK CANS:

LORENZO THE BEER CAT  •  NE IPA  •  8% Galaxy and Citra hops.

SHE DRIVES A PLYMOUTH SATELLITE  •  NE IPA  •  7.5% Galaxy, Simcoe and Citra hops.

DO THE ESCALATOR TO THE 13TH FLOOR  •  DOUBLE IPA  •  8.3% Traditional style DIPA. Five different hops in this DIPA – small batch was at FOC previously called 13TH FLOOR.

LITTLE BLUE PENGUIN  •  NE IPA  •  7.7% New Zealand hops, NELSON SAUVIN and MOTUEKA, and Sauvignon Blanc juice create prominent flavors and aromas of wild grapes with a tropical fruit finish.

 

May 4th & 5th Weekend Lineup: OPEN Saturday 12PM to 5PM and Sunday 12PM to 3PM for tastings, fills and 4-pack can sales. SALUD!

May 4th Lineup Pic

*Lineup adjusted for Sunday.

TASTINGS AND FILLS:

MOTHERS OF INVENTION • NE IPA 7.3% We were able to get a small amount of a hop from New Mexico that is limited for this season called ZAPPA. This hop creates a distinct Concord grape flavor and aroma.

DREAMBOAT ABBEY  •  BELGIAN TRIPEL•  10.6%German hops coupled with the Belgian yeast create a light, refreshing and slightly fruity Belgian Tripel.

BRUNO THE BABY BEER CAT 7.4% NE IPAMOSAIC GALAXY DENALI This hop combination creates intense but balanced berry, pineapple and citrus flavors with a smooth finish. (pictured in pour photo)

STEP ASIDE, BUTCH  •  NE IPA  •  6.5% EQUINOX and EL DORADO hops. LIMITED AMOUNT.

JALAPENO JACK  •  CREAM ALE  •  7.1% Cream ale infused with a generous amount of jalapeno peppers. Our process creates a unique brew with the aroma and flavor of jalapeno without the heat.

TEQUILA SHEILA  •  CREAM ALE  •  7.5% This is our spicy hot version of Jalapeno Jack. The tequila adds a subtle change in flavor.

TASTINGS AND 4-PACK CANS:

LORENZO THE BEER WHALE CAT  •  NE IPA  •  8% A bit hazy DDH NE DIPA hopped with GALAXY and CITRA.

LITTLE BLUE PENGUIN  •  NE IPA  •  7.7% New Zealand hops, NELSON SAUVIN and MOTUEKA, and Sauvignon Blanc juice create prominent flavors and aromas of wild grapes with a tropical fruit finish.

BLOOD ORANGE BILLY  •  NE IPA  •  6.7% The blend of Azacca and Mosaic hops bring out orange notes and coupled with blood orange puree creates a strong grapefruit flavor.

*BLUE COW by Tina McCurdy New England Illustration and Designwww.neillustrationdesign.com

April 27th & 28th Lineup: OPEN Saturday from 12pm to 5pm and Sunday from 12pm to 3pm. Thank you!

  • Many thanks to Ella, Derby and one of their humans for these summer 2018 and opening day 2019 pics! (@ella_derbyadventures)

TASTINGS AND FILLS:

STEP ASIDE, BUTCH  •  NE IPA  •  6.5% EQUINOX and EL DORADO hops. NEW

THE SKY IS YELLOW AND THE SUN IS BLUE  •  NE IPA  •  6.6% NELSON SAUVIN and SIMCOE hops. NEW

THE GOOD THE BAD AND THE UGLY  •  NE IPA  •  1st in our Single Hop Series: Features EL DORADO hops. Begins with lemon notes and a touch of vanilla and finishes with strawberry flavor.

HANNAH BANANA  •  NE DIPA  •  7.6% ORIGINAL SMALL BATCH VERSION- Sunny New England style. A multitude of fruit flavors with a bit of bitterness for balance.

JALAPENO JACK  •  CREAM ALE  •  5.5% Cream ale infused with a generous amount of jalapeno peppers. Our process creates a unique brew with the aroma and flavor of jalapeno without the heat.

 TASTINGS AND 4-PACK CANS:

SWEET JANE PINEAPPLE COCONUT  •  MILKSHAKE STYLE IPA. Sweet and creamy with pineapple, coconut and vanilla.. (contains lactose).

 LORENZO THE BEER WHALE CAT  •  NE IPA  •  6.5% A bit hazy DDH NE DIPA hopped with GALAXY and CITRA.

LITTLE BLUE PENGUIN  •  NE IPA  •  7.7% New Zealand hops, NELSON SAUVIN and MOTUEKA, and Sauvignon Blanc juice create prominent flavors and aromas of wild grapes with a tropical fruit finish.

BLOOD ORANGE BILLY  •  NE IPA  •  6.7% The blend of Azacca and Mosaic hops bring out orange notes and coupled with blood orange puree creates a strong grapefruit flavor.

 

April 20th & 21st Lineup: OPEN Saturday 12pm to 5pm and Easter Sunday 12pm to 3pm.

Kayleigh B St. Louis, MO Kitten postAll proceeds from STICKER AND CAT EAR SALES for the month of April will go to CCAP (CT Cycling Advancement Program) in honor of David Hoyle.

*Thank you Kayleigh B. from St. Louis, MO for the beautiful kitten photo.

TASTINGS AND CROWLER FILLS:

 SWEET JANE BLUES  •  NE IPA  •  7.9% This version of our S.J. milkshake style series has blueberry puree, creating a slight blue hue and subtle blueberry flavor with a bit of bitter.

A BOX OF RAIN WILL EASE THE PAIN  •  NE IPA  •  6%  LIMITED AMOUNT. Motueka and Galaxy hops. We’re so excited to introduce this sunny beer with a peachy nose and hints of lime – a bright patch for a very rainy forecast this coming weekend!

IT’S NOT YESTERDAY ANYMORE  •  NE IPA  •  7% This trio of beloved hops – Citra, Mosaic and Galaxy – results in a slightly tangy, crisp beer with a full mouthful and flavors that evolve as you go.

 I DON’T LIKE MONDAYS (modified)  •  NE IPA  •  8% We changed up the yeast and hops just a bit this season. This hop combination creates an initial blueberry flavor and then finishes citrusy.

JALAPENO JACK  •  CREAM ALE  •  5.5% Cream ale infused with a generous amount of jalapeno peppers. Our process creates a unique brew with the aroma and flavor of jalapeno without the heat.

 COULD YOU ROLL ME ONE OF THOSE, COWBOY?  •  STOUT  •  6.8% Smooth American Stout with a creamy and silky chocolate malt flavor.

TASTINGS AND 4-PACK CANS:

BLOOD ORANGE BILLY  •  NE IPA  •  6.7% The blend of Azacca and Mosaic hops bring out orange notes and coupled with blood orange puree creates a strong grapefruit flavor.

LITTLE BLUE PENGUIN  •  NE IPA  •  7.7% Two hops from New Zealand: NELSON SAUVIN and MOTUEKA, plus sauvignon blanc grape juice. This combination creates a complex flavor with a tropical fruit finish.

*Thank you Kayleigh B. from St. Louis, MO for the beautiful kitten photo.