Land-Grant University - Beers with the Brewers
Get There Fast - Milkshake IPA

Get There Fast - Milkshake IPA

January 21, 2021

When you need to get away from It All, it's time to get there fast, and take it slow. This citrus-tastically sweet IPA is brewed with Amarillo, Motueka, and Citra hops to highlight the addition of Key Lime. Vanilla and Lactose give the beer a creamy milkshake-esque sipping experience. Join Adam, Walt, Justin, and Mark this week in the island of our mind as we sip this super limited tropical treat!

BWTB -And Beyond Black IPA with Coffee

BWTB -And Beyond Black IPA with Coffee

January 14, 2021

Justin, Walt and Mark discuss our annual Space-Grant series Black IPA, featuring Chinook, Simcoe, Azacca hops. Brewed with bold Crimson Cup Kossa Kebena and Antiqua Finca el Cadejo Coffee it is a deep-space black IPA that blasts off seeking new Tropical horizons. 2021 marks both 60 years of manned space flight, and the 40th anniversary of NASA's first space shuttle launch which took flight on April 12th, 1981. The groundbreaking shuttle program ran for 50 years until 2011, and ten years later we are poised to continue that legacy of discovery. This year, NASA continues our drive for exploration and with the planned launch of Artemis 1. The launch, scheduled for this November, will be the first step in our planned return to the moon in 2024.

Capital Companions plus Barrel-Aged Beers

Capital Companions plus Barrel-Aged Beers

January 7, 2021

Like birds of a feather, you'll always find Columbus and Mosaic hops a flight upon the aromatic winds of dank citrus and resinous tropical fruit. These airborne companions blow in a foggy, hazy cloud of huge flavor and juicy vibes throughout the Capital City!

This week Justin, Dan, Walt and Mark get a chance to sample Capital Companions Columbus-Mosaic Hazy IPA and describe the delights of our two barrel-aged offerings, Spirited Acquaintances Bourbon Barrel-Aged Ale, a collaboration with Middle West Spirits and Uisce Beatha Irish Whiskey Barrel-Aged Imperial Coffee Stout with Lactose and Stauf’s coffee. This episode is jam packed with flavor!

Year in Review

Year in Review

December 31, 2020

A special Year-End review episode with co-founders Adam and Walt. Learn some fun facts and statistics on how 2020 went at the brewery. Thanks to everyone who has shared a pint or a can with us this year. We cannot wait to see everyone again in the New Year! Cheers!

Lifty IPA, It’s a Festivus Miracle!

Lifty IPA, It’s a Festivus Miracle!

December 23, 2020

Welcome all! It's a Festivus, for the rest of us! This week Mark, Dan, Adam, and Walt celebrate Festivus by testing the crush-ability of our latest IPA, Lifty. Winter is here and it may seem like a long way up that mountain...but we're gonna let you in on a little shortcut: Lifty is a comfy-cozy blast of Southern Hemisphere sunshine, a rejuvenating citrus-powered ride above the weather brought to you by Waimea, Wakatu, and Rakau hops. Along the way, you'll enjoy wide vistas of orange marmalade, candied lime peel, and apricot jam. 

LIFTY STATS

STYLE:  Southern Hemisphere hopped IPA

ABV: 6.7%   IBU: 50       

HOPS: WAIMEA, WAKATU, RAKAU  

MALTS: CRAFT MASTER BLEND  

YEAST:  HORNINDAL  

Sour Plum Fairy

Sour Plum Fairy

December 17, 2020

This week Dan, Walt and Mark sample our latest holiday sour, Sour Plum Fairy. This sour ale is reminiscent of a tasty tart and is packed with peach, plum, elderberry, and vanilla for a fruit-forward performance with a creamy finish. A new tradition deserving of a curtain call!

 

STYLE: Fruit Tart Sour

ABV: 4%   IBU: 4    

HOPS: TETTNANG

MALTS: RED WHEAT MALT, SWAEN PILSNER MALT

OTHER: PLUM PUREE, PEACH PUREE, ELDERBERRY, VANILLA

YEAST: PHILLY SOUR

Frozen Grove - Spiced Winter Wheat Ale brewed with Orange

Frozen Grove - Spiced Winter Wheat Ale brewed with Orange

December 10, 2020
This week head brewer Dan, Adam and Mark get a hint of summer's warmth in the heart of winter by drinking our new spiced witbier, Frozen Grove. This wit-style Winter Wheat Ale is spiced and brewed with Orange Zest for an aromatic, refreshing, and energizing jolt of sunshine to melt away these frigid months.

 

FROZEN GROVE STATS  

STYLE: Spiced Winter Wheat Ale with Orange  

ABV: 5.1%   IBU: 6    

HOPS: HALLERTAU MITTLEFRÜH 

MALTS: WHITE WHEAT MALT, SWAEN PILSNER MALT, MUNICH MALT

OTHER: ORANGE PUREE, MULLING SPICES (Cinnamon, Clove, Star Anise, Ginger) 

All Together Now Pale Ale

All Together Now Pale Ale

December 3, 2020

The time for soloing is over, it's time to get the band together in pitch perfect four-part harmony. This Pale Ale is greater than the sum of all parts, delivering huge tropical and citrus hop flavor and aroma  contributed by Simcoe, Denali, Cashmere and El Dorado. 

 

ALL TOGETHER NOW STATS  

STYLE:  Pale Ale  

ABV: 5.8%   IBU: 45    

HOPS: SIMCOE, CASHMERE, EL DORADO, DENALI

MALTS: CRAFT MASTER BLEND, CARMEL OATS, GOLDPILS VIENNA MALT   

Thanksgiving Special - Throwback Thursday

Thanksgiving Special - Throwback Thursday

November 26, 2020

Happy Thanksgiving BWTB listeners! On a special "TBT" episode we go back in time to our 6th Anniversary celebration where we recorded two LIVE panel discussions for our Beers with the Brewers Podcast. These discussions were broadcast live via Instagram on Saturday, October 17. The Land-Grant brewers took the stage at 6pm to get super technical on how these delicious suds are crafted. Head brewer, Dan Shaffer, along with Justin and Chris, part of our amazing brew team taste through the six pack brewed up special for our sixth birthday and answer questions in front of a live audience. Cheers!

Mr BalloonHands Tart Ale with Cranberry and Cherry

Mr BalloonHands Tart Ale with Cranberry and Cherry

November 19, 2020

This week Dan, Chris, Walt and Mark prepare for a Thanksgiving feast and join remotely with Mr. Balloonhands. This time Mr. Balloonhands returns as a surreally sessionable wheat ale, brewed with deliciously tart Cranberries and Cherries. And, as always, perfect for drinking out of cups! 

MR BALLOONHANDS STATS


STYLE: SOUR FRUIT ALE

ABV: 4.7%   IBU: 12    

HOPS: TETTNANG 

MALTS: SWAEN PILSNER, WHITE WHEAT MALT   

OTHER: CRANBERRY-CHERRY PUREE

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