01 July 2013

Troegs Announces Upcoming July Scratch Beers

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Our first-ever Scottish Ale, Scratch #102, was released on Wednesday, June 26 in the Tasting Room. This deep copper-colored strong ale boasts a complex malt flavor, chewy mouthfeel, and a slight hint of smoke with a mild herbal hop character. Availability: draft and growler fills only.

We’ve got a horde of new Scratch Beers and limited releases on the horizon for July, including an India-style Session Ale, a German-style Schwartzbier, a Belgian Golden Ale, and finally an Imperial IPA! We’ll also have another limited draft release of Rugged Trail Nut Brown Ale coming soon, so check our
Tasting Room draft list for updates. We’ll also be sure to keep everyone in the know via Facebook and Twitter.  

  • Scratch #102-2013: Scottish-Style Ale
  • Scratch #101-2013: India-Style Session Ale
  • Scratch #100-2013: Single Hop Pale Ale (El Dorado)
  • Scratch #99-2013: Witbier
  • Scratch #98-2013: Triple Mango IPA
  • Scratch #97-2013: Black Rye IPA
  • Scratch #96-2013: Porter
  • Scratch #95-2013: Kölsch
  • Scratch #94-2013: IPA
  • Scratch #93-2013: Altbier

27 June 2013

Troegs - Scratch Redux Triple Mango IPA (#58)

We followed along with the Troegs Scratch Redux voting and he resulting winner, and now we get to see the label.  Troegs will bring back the former Scratch #58 Triple Mango IPA.  This beer was a co-brew with home brewers Troy Gadberry & Brad Boyer in a contest sponsored by Al’s of Hampden.  Stay tuned for release details.

25 June 2013

Troegs Scratch # 102 Scottish-Style Ale Available Today

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Another debut in our Scratch Beer series, SCRATCH #102 – Scottish-style Ale goes on tap in the Tasting Room today. This hearty brew takes its inspiration from the strong, malty ales originally produced in Scotland. Availability: draft and growler fills only. 8.2% ABV and 45 IBU. Kilts welcome.

16 May 2013

Troegs Scratch #94 Apricot IPA Released Today

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Released in the Tasting Room today, Scratch #94 features more than 100 pounds of puréed apricots added to the wort during fermentation. We then dry-hopped with three pounds of Citra hops per barrel to create an insanely vibrant citrusy IPA. This latest Scratch creation is extremely limited, so stop in sooner than later to experience this deliciously fresh, juicy apricot IPA! 6.3% ABV and 50 IBU. Availability: draft only (sorry, no growler fills).

10 May 2013

Troegs Scratch # 93 - Altbier Available Today (5/10)

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Scratch #93 - Altbier was released in the Tasting Room today. A Düsseldorf specialty, Altbier is a top-fermented, moderately dark German-style ale that exhibits the dryness of a lager but also boasts pleasant fruity notes. The extended conditioning mellows the fruity characteristics to produce an exceptionally smooth, delicate, and balanced beer. Availability: draft and growler fills only.

19 April 2013

Troegs Scratch # 92 Munich Helles Lager On Tap Today

From Troegs:

Scratch #92 - Munich Helles Lager goes on tap today at 11am in the Tasting Room. At only 4.4% ABV, this traditional pale, straw-colored Helles is sessionable and thirst-quenching! Availability: draft and growler fills only.

03 April 2013

Troegs Scratch # 91 - Dunkel Lager Coming 3/4

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Scratch #91 – Dunkel Lager – Another first in the Scratch series, this Dunkel Lager is based on a recipe by Tröegs brewer Jeff Campbell. A traditional Bavarian dark lager brewed with Chocolate and Munich malts and German noble hops, Scratch #91 is smooth, rich and complex, but comes without the heaviness of many other dark beer styles. Scratch #91 is slated for release on Thursday, April 4 in the Tasting Room. Availability: draft and growler fills only.

Scratch # 91

Style: Dunkel Lager

Alcohol by Volume: 5.5%

Hop Bitterness (IBUs): 20

Malt: Chocolate, Munich

Hops: Hersbrucker, Tradition

Yeast: House Lager

20 March 2013

Troegs Introduces “The Hop Gun” Hops Infusion Device

Looks like we are go for liftoff as Troegs introduces their new hops infusion device nicknamed The Hop Gun.  This device appears to be similar to the Torpedo @ Sierra Nevada, or the Sofa King @ Dogfish Head or even the Hop Torpedo @ BrewDog and the HopJack @ Susquehanna.  SO how does this baby differ from the Troegs HopBack?  Stay tuned.  From Troegs:

Troegs introduces "The Hop Gun," which allows us to infuse maximum hop flavor into our beer!

14 February 2013

Troegs Scratch # 88 Chocolate Stout (Infüz-O-Matic) Available Today

From Troegs:

SCRATCH #88 - CHOCOLATE STOUT is now available in the Tasting Room. We circulated the beer in our new Infüz-O-Matic 5000 apparatus for more than 150 hours through four circulation units with more than 100lbs. of cocoa nibs, 50lbs. of cocoa powder, thirty vanilla beans, and copious amounts of Cascade hops.