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Boiling Pot 2011 Beers

  • Magic Hat

    Hex Ourtoberfest
    Ourtoberfest is a celebration of the kindred spirits from seasons past. As they rise from their wooded underworld, a Hex is cast across the land, and song and dance celebrate the low-slung sun. Celecbrate Ourtoberfest with a toast to the gatekeeping spirits of autumn, Hex is a malty amber ale offering hints of toffee and caramel with it's slightly smoky finish.



  • Arcadia Ales

    Nut Brown Ale
    This English-style brown ale has an alluring mahogany color capped by a rich foam head. It is brewed with six different varieties of premium malted barley, create a robust body and delicious flavor profile featuring hints of chocolate, raisins, dates and almonds. Its ripe fruit notes and malty, sweet finish are counterbalanced by a subtle hop bitterness and aroma.



  • Saugatuck Brewing
    Saugatuck Brewing Co. is a traditional Irish style pub that features quality beer, wine, food, and service. We have twelve unique brews made by our Brewmaster that are served in the Pub and bottled and distributed throughout the mid-west.



  • Leinenkugel's
    The Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company is a regional American beermaker based in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, United States. It was founded in that city in 1867 by Jacob Leinenkugel and John Miller. Miller (no relation to Miller Brewing) sold his stake in the company in 1884. Its products are colloquially known as Leinies. Leinenkugel is mainly distributed throughout the Midwestern United States.



  • Miller Lite
    Specially brewed from the finest malted barley, select cereal grains and choicest hops, Miller Lite delivers superior taste in a less-filling beer. If fact, Miller Lite won Best American-Style Lager or Light Lager at the 2010 Great American Beer Festival.



  • Arbor Brewing Company

    ABC's Hoptoberfest
    is a crisp and clean amber lager with a complex and spicy hop character delicately balanced with sweet malts, so that both flavors shine through but neither dominates the other. Our twist on this traditional style is a boat-load of late addition noble hops that enhance the hop flavor and aroma without increasing the bitterness.



  • Atwater Brewing

    Blocktoberfest
    Oktoberfest, a German tradition that celebrates harvest. Now Atwater carries on the tradition with our own special lager. Bloktoberfest, is brewed with only 100% German malt for a rich taste and amber color.



  • New Holland Brewing

    Ichabod
    Ichabod combines malted barley and real pumpkin with cinnamon and nutmeg in a delicious and inviting brew. A rewarding complement to many dishes, Ichabod pairs well with autumnal foods such as poultry and root vegetables. After dinner, try it with your favorite dessert.



  • Dundee Ales

    Oktoberfest
    For thousands of years, fall has been a time of plenty— plenty of food and plenty of good brew, carefully crafted in anticipation of one heck of a party. If summer is exercise, bikini diets, and baking in the sun; fall is recliner Sundays, cheese in a can, and basking in the glow of a robust, flavorful brew like Dundee Oktoberfest. So in the fall, be full-bodied. After all, as much as we love bikinis, there is a lot to be said for cheerleader sweaters.



  • Michigan Brewing Company
    The brewery started in 1996. Celis was purchased by Michigan Brewing in 2002. Pierre Celis, who is credited for the Wit beer revival in his native Belgium, was hired to continue his famed style of beer. In partnership with Michigan State University, Michigan Brewing Company has started producing biodiesel in the fully functional on-site lab and production facility in order to power the brewery's boilers. Plans are also in place to power the entire brewery's electricity needs from bio-diesel generators. In 2007, the 5th anniversary of acquiring and continuing the legend of Celis, MBC won a gold medal at the Great American Beer Festival for its Celis Grand Cru. This was the only gold medal of the many medals acquired by Michigan breweries that year.



  • Founders Brewing
    We at Founders Brewing Company have been lucky to evolve into one of the highest recognized breweries in the United States. In 2010, Ratebeer.com ranked us as the 4th best brewery in the world, and we have several beers listed in the top one hundred beers of the world on Beeradvocate.com. We were the second fastest growing brewery in the U.S. in 2009, the winner of four medals at the 2010 World Beer Cup, and the winner of two medals at the 2010 Great American Beer Festival.



  • Detroit Beer Co.
    Opened in September 2003, the Detroit Beer Co. occupies the first two floors of the recently restored Hartz Building on Broadway in Downtown Detroit just steps from Comerica Park and Ford field making it the best spot for pre & post event. The historic setting, combined with state-of-the-art brewing technology and 21st century finishes provides a unique dining experience. Seating is available on both floors and can be reserved for special events.



  • Diageo

    Guinness
    Available in cans, kegs and bottles with nitrogen and carbon dioxide. Pasteurised. Usually called Draught; sometimes called Cold or Extra Cold - same beer, but served colder.

    Harp Larger
    Bright pale golden; fruity nose; crisp and clean, slightly bitter up front, smooth aftertaste.

    Smithwicks
    Smithwick’s is Ireland’s number one ale. Its exceptional taste, distinctive colour and purity of ingredients make it unique. Its rich, satisfying taste has earned it five gold medals in the famous Monde Selection Beer Tasting Competition. Smithwick’s is produced using the finest hops and special roasted, malted barley. In 1998 a new enhanced draught product with improved head retention was launched along with redesigned glassware.

    HARPOON OCKTOBERFEST
    Several malts, including Munich and chocolate, deliver the malty character. The delicate hop aroma is not overpowering and the Willamette hops provide a gentle bitterness which balance well with the residual sweetness.



  • Brooklyn Brewery

    Brooklyn Post Road Pumpkin Ale
    blended with barley malt, pumpkins became a commonly used beer ingredient. Post Road Pumpkin Ale brings back this tasty tradition. Hundreds of pounds of pumpkins are blended into the mash of each batch, creating a beer with an orange amber color, warm pumpkin aroma, biscuit malt center, and crisp finish.

    Brooklyn Oktoberfest
    When Crown Prince Ludwig of Bavaria wanted to celebrate his wedding engagement in 1810, he did what any good Bavarian prince would do…he threw a beer festival. Both the festival and the special beer served there became known as Oktoberfest. Brewed from the finest German malt and hops, Brooklyn Oktoberfest is true to the original style, full-bodied and malty, with a bready aroma and light, brisk hop bitterness.



  • Shock Top

    Shock Top Pumpkin
    Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat is the first seasonal ale from Shock Top. With a flavor that’s refreshingly fall and distinctly Shock Top, it’s guaranteed not to be the last. Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat is a traditional Belgian-style wheat ale brewed with ripe pumpkins and a variety of autumnal spices, including nutmeg, cinnamon and cloves. This seasonal unfiltered wheat ale has a deep amber color and is crafted with a refreshingly distinct pumpkin spice that fully captures all the flavors of fall.



  • Frankenmuth

    Frankenmuth Oktoberfest
    The overall smell for the Frankenmuth Oktoberfest is malty. It is easy to pick out a sweet bready aroma in the glass, with some toasted grains, and light caramel notes laying just below the surface. The first sip takes you right where a good Oktoberfest beer should. The malt flavors are warm and coat your mouth with a thin layer of sweetness. There is a bit of a toasted grain flavor that is typical for the style, and there is even a slight bit of a hops bite as well as a faint clove scent. The mouthfeel ends up making this beer a great session brew. There is no heaviness or thickness to be found here. The carbonation level is spot on, and helps keep the beer crisp and delicious.



  • Samuel Adams

    Samuel Adams OctoberFest
    The first thing you notice when pouring a glass of this seasonal beer is the color. Samuel Adams OctoberFest has a rich, deep red amber hue which itself is reflective of the season. Samuel Adams OctoberFest is a malt lover’s dream, masterfully blending together five roasts of malted barley to create a delicious harmony of sweet flavors including caramel and toffee. The beer is kept from being overly sweet by the elegant bitterness imparted by the German Noble hops. Samuel Adams OctoberFest provides a wonderful transition from the lighter beers of summer to winter’s heartier brews.

    Samuel Adams Boston Lager is an excellent example of the fundamental characteristics of a great beer, offering a full, rich flavor that is both balanced and complex. Samuel Adams Boston Lager also uses only the finest of ingredients including two-row malted barley, as well as Noble aroma hops. The exclusive use of two-row malted 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. The Noble hop varieties, Hallertau Mittelfrueh and Tettnang-Tettnanger, add a wide range of floral, piney and citrus notes, which are present from the aroma, through the flavor, to the lingering smooth finish. They are hand selected by Jim Koch and our other brewers from the world’s oldest hop growing area.



  • Shiner
    From it's earliest time under the Shiner Brewing Association in 1909, to that fatefull day in 1914 when Kosmos Spotzl saw an oppertunity to bring classic Bavarian brewing traditions to his fellow immagrants, through the "Great Experiment" of prohabition and Great Depression, the "Little Brewery" has stuck to what they know the best - handcrafting the finest beer!