Seasonal Brews ...

Honey Brown Ale - April - November

ibu 24     ALC. 6%      og 14.4

Pioneer Valley Bear Country Radio of Greenfield, MA craved a Lefty’s brew all their own. We created the perfect beer for their bear, a Honey Brown Ale! Featuring just the right amount of local honey and a variety of roasted malts, this easy drinking ale goes down smoothly with a clean and satisfying finish. All the brown bears will come running for this touch of liquid gold, because Pioneer Valley’s Country is Bear Country!                                                                                                    Honey sourced from Warm Colors Apiary in South Deerfield, MA

Li'l Sticky IPA - May - September

ibu  65    ALC. 5.8%      og 13.4

Li’l Sticky I.P.A., a summer brew, is the li’l brother to our fall brew, the fresh hopped Wicked Sticky IPA. Coming in at 5.8%, this golden hued crisp ale is brewed with Cascade hops and dry hopped with locally grown Rakau hops from Four Star Farms in Northfield. This tasty brew suggestively reveals hints of pineapple and grapefruit that grab at your nose, enticing another whiff.  Li’l Sticky is packed with a melody of flavors greeting you with a fresh and tasty finish that sticks around in your mouth, begging you to take another sip.                  

Suggested Pairings: Cranberry scones with lemon curd spread; Roasted chicken stuffed with goat cheese & rosemary; Zucchini bread with honey butter

Wicked Sticky IPA - September - October

ibu  90    ALC. 9.5%      og 20.4

Fresh.  Wet.  Sticky.  Outrageously tasty. This is one seriously wicked sticky ale! The invigorating aroma climbs fiercely out of the glass, bursting with hints of passion fruit, citrus, pineapple, and mango. Using local fresh cut Rakau, Nugget, and Centennial hops from Four Star Farms in Northfield, MA, we brewed up a robust IPA that isn’t shy at 9.5%. These sticky wet hops create a delicious fresh hopped ale that boasts volumes in taste and aroma, providing a crisp finish that tempts you for more satisfying slurps.                                   

Suggested Pairings:  Mango shrimp with red peppers & onions over rice; Duck a l’Orange with cherries, wild rice & asparagus; Shortbread cookies with lemon curd drizzle.

Oktoberfest - August - November

ibu 29     ALC. 6%      og 14.8

Lefty uses the finest German ingredients to craft this tasty seasonal favorite.  In this Marzen style Oktoberfest, eight different German malts are used to create a melody of flavor that starts off creamy with notes of biscuit and caramel. The light touch of hops adds a crisp and fresh aroma with a hint of bitterness which blends in perfectly, creating a well rounded Oktoberfest that you’ll want to share with friends.  Prost!

Big Brekkie Stout -  November - April          

ibu 36   ALC. 8.5%   og 18.4

 Lefty’s Big Brekkie packs in a quintet of delicious ingredients woven together to amuse the taste buds.  Locally roasted coffee and local maple syrup add the necessary touch of a traditional New England breakfast.  We include flaked oats for extra creaminess and cocoa nibs for a natural, chocolaty sweetness that lures you in from the aroma to the end of your pint.  We had to top it off with bacon, our favorite food, for the ultimate breakfast brew. 

Suggested pairings: a great steak; warm chocolate chip cookies; perfectly cooked bacon strips topped with maple syrup.                                                                                                           Coffee Source: Hadley, Ma

                                                                                               Maple Sourse: Mt. Massaemet Sugar Shack - Shelburne Falls, MA

Maple Ale -November - April

ibu 25     ALC. 8.2%      og 19.8

The tempting aroma invites you to delve deeply into your glass revealing a creamy body and enticing amber hues. Local maple syrup creates a distinct and familiar natural sweetness which complements the variety of malts in this brew.

Suggested pairings:   vanilla ice cream with caramel;   Sauteed onions and pork;  Favorite bread recipe

                                                                                                                                Duke celebrates the sugaring season with you!

Local maple syrup: Mount Massaemet Sugar House -Shelburne Falls, MA

Maple Oatmeal Stout- November - April

ibu  33     ALC. 10%    og 21

Local maple syrup and oats create a hearty aroma that reminds you of breakfast at grandma’s house. Your first sip reveals a perfect amount of sweetness shared with a touch of roasted malts that linger to the finish.

Suggested pairings: Chicken with lentils and roasted apple;   favorite bread recipe;   pecan pie or oatmeal cookies                                                                                                                Duke celebrates the sugaring season with you!

Local maple syrup: Mount Massaemet Sugar House -Shelburne Falls, MA