Flagship & Specialty Beers

Appalachian Brewing Company Craft Beer

Appalachian Brewing Company’s Year-Round Flagship Selections are brewed at our Harrisburg location.




Water Gap Wheat Ale

OG 11.5 | ABV 4.9 | IBUs 15

Available in Draft & Bottles – 24/12oz per case

This light refreshing American style wheat beer is sure to delight. Brewed with a high percentage of malted wheat, this beer is true to character with a hazy unfiltered glow. The citrus flavors are complemented by a slice of lemon traditionally served on the side. This beer is great for any occasion.

 




Mountain Lager

OG 12.5 | ABV 5.3 | IBUs 24

Available in Draft & Bottles – 24/12oz per case

This crisp and drinkable lager is brewed in the Dortmunder-Export style with all the flavor of its German heritage. This beer boasts a golden blonde color and exhibits a moderate hop palate with a mellow finish. Our brewers have developed this beer as a tribute to the Appalachian Mountains where we live and play.

 




Purist Pale Ale

OG 13.0 | ABV 5.5 | IBUs 32

Available in Draft & Bottles – 24/12oz per case

Our pale ale is inspired by the classic English style pale ale with a blend of noble hops and a delicate malt attribute. This beer is well balanced by design and is for the enjoyment of the purist beer drinker.

 




“Jolly Scot” Scottish Ale

OG 14.5 | ABV 5.9 | IBUs 18

Available in Draft & Bottles – 24/12oz per case

Our Scottish Ale has a rich amber color which is pleasing to the eye. We use a complex bend of distinct caramel style malts and light hop additions giving this beer a sweet and malty flavor. “Jolly Scot” is a great session beer and a brewpub favorite.

 




Hoppy Trails India Pale Ale (I.P.A.)

OG 15.0 | ABV 6.2 | IBUs 63

Available in Draft & Bottles – 24/12oz per case

This classic English Style IPA is quickly becoming a local favorite. Brewed with a blend of Millennium, Amarillo, and Centennial hops, this beer truly satisfies the “Hop Head” in many of us. With floral aromas, a rich malt bill, and golden copper hues, our IPA will take you down a trail of pure hoppiness.

 




Trail Blaze Brown Ale

OG 13.5 | ABV 5.68 | IBUs 33

Available in Draft & Bottles – 24/12oz per case

This deep copper American Brown style ale has smooth roasted caramel flavors and is balanced with ample hop bitterness.

 




Susquehanna Stout

OG 14.0 | ABV 5.0 | IBUs 18

Available in Draft

Our stout is brewed in the classic tradition of an Irish Dry Stout with highly kilned barley providing a deep dark color and rich robust flavor. This stout is hopped to balance and has strong roast characteristics with a smooth espresso-like finish.

 




Broad Street Barley Wine

OG 24 | ABV 10.9 | IBUs 54

Available in Draft & Bottles – 24/12oz per case

Our Barley Wine is garnet in color with incredible malt complexity. This is a full-bodied beer, with a great malt to hop balance. We age our Barley Wine for eight months prior to serving and our current vintage ranges from one to three years of age. Its lighter carbonation and complex flavor makes this classic sipping ale worth the wait!

 

Appalachian Brewing Company Seasonal Beers

Our Brewers release Seasonal beers monthly to provide our customers with an exciting variety of beer styles and allow our brewers to showcase their talents.
*Selections and availability vary and may change without notice.

January: Chocolate Avenue Stout

OG 14 | ABV 5 | IBUs 18

Available in Draft & Bottles – 12/22oz. bottles per case
Release Date: January 3, 2014

The Chocolate Avenue Stout is the perfect blend of dry stout enhanced with sweet chocolate. The abundance of roasted barley and chocolate malt provide a deep dark color and rich robust flavor. The use of subtle hopping allows the chocolate and espresso flavors to shine.  Produced to celebrate the lover’s holiday, this stout is best shared with a loved one!

February: Zoigl Star Lager

OG 14.0 | ABV 5.9 | IBUs 19

Available in Draft
Release Date: February 7, 2014

Zoigl is a golden, unfiltered lager beer which was originally brewed only in the region of Eastern Bavaria, between Franconia and the Czech Republic. For centuries, Zoigl was brewed in brewhouses owned by the town or an association of small brewers.

The Zoigl-Star, a six-angular star similar to the Star of David, was the sign of brewers in the middle ages. The star symbolizes the three elements (air, earth, and fire) and the three ingredients (water, malt, and hops) used for brewing. The importance of the yeast was not yet known in the 1400’s.

March: Celtic Knot Irish Red Ale

OG 12.7 | ABV 4.8 | IBUs 25

Available in Draft
Release Date: March 7, 2014

Celtic Knot is a beautiful and buoyant red ale. Its toffee-like malt sweetness gives this beer flavor that is hard to beat. It finishes crisp and clean with a moderate hop perception like the famous red ales of Dublin. Appalachian Brewing Company is famous for our three week Irish Fest leading up to St. Patrick’s Day. This gathering features traditional Irish music, step dancing, food and Celtic Knot Irish Red Ale to round out the festivities

April: Outta Focus Double I.P.A.

OG 19.0 | ABV 8.0 | IBUs 80

Available in Draft & Bottles – 12/22oz. bottles per case
Release Date: April 4, 2014

This double IPA is BIG! Brewed in the Pacific Northwest style that includes copious amounts of Pilgrim, Styrian, and Cascade Hops. This beer is dry hopped with ample amounts of Simcoe and Cascade hops. It will send you into hop nirvana. Cheers!

 

May: Aero-Head Maibock

OG 18.5 | ABV 7.2 | IBUs 20

Available in Draft & Bottles – 12/22oz. bottles per case
Release Date: May 2, 2014

This malty lager is deep golden in color and medium in body. The finish holds a bold sweetness that is balanced by a subtle hop flavor and aroma. Bock-style beer is typically a lager that is often associated with the symbol of a goat.

Bock, the German word for “goat,” usually has the kick similar to that of this furry ruminant mammal. The Maibock style traditionally was produced in the winter and released in early May to celebrate the coming of spring. At Appalachian Brewing Company, we release our Anniversary Maibock each spring to celebrate our birth month!

June: Hinterland Hefe Weizen

OG 13.2 | ABV 5.3 | IBUs 19

Available in Draft
Release Date: June 6, 2014

Hinterland Hefe Weizen is a light-bodied wheat ale, using special yeast (called “hefe”) to produce clove and banana flavors during fermentation. This unfiltered beer has an incredibly spicy and fruity complexity. Is it any wonder that 28 percent of all beer consumed in Germany is Weizen-style beer?

Our Brewmaster has earned many medals at the Great American Beer Festival for this beer style. He follows a difficult, four-step infusion mash schedule to achieve the complexity of this traditional German-style beer.

July: Volks Weizenbock

OG 16.5 | ABV 7.2 | IBUs 24

Available in Draft & Bottles – 12/22oz. bottles per case
Release Date: July 4, 2014

Volks Weizenbock combines the malty component of a bock bier with the tangy spiciness of the Hefe Weizen. Flavorful and robust, Volks Weizenbock is maltier than our Hefe Weizen, with extra aging to ensure extra smoothness! Volks Weizenbock: “The People’s Beer!”.

August: Kipona Fest

OG 13.5 | ABV 5.2 | IBUs 20

Available in Draft
Release Date: August 8, 2014

This Oktoberfest Marzen-style beer is a favorite at the famous Bavarian fall beer festivals. The distinct toasted malt flavor of this amber lager boasts a crisp finish, thanks to the extensive lagering of this beer. “Marzen” is German for March, when Marzen-style lagers traditionally are brewed. One sip and you’ll swear you’re in Munich. Kipona Fest is available in limited production bottles starting in August.

“Kipona” is the Indian word for “sparkling water”. Each year, over Labor Day weekend, Harrisburg celebrates Kipona with a carnival and festival along the Susquehanna River and on City Island.


RuttyBuck_v3September: Rutty Buck Pumpkin Ale

OG 14.7 | ABV 6.2 | IBU 26

Available in Draft
Release Date: September 5, 2014

The fall harvest arrives early with Rutty Buck Pumpkin Ale! This refreshing seasonal brew begins with additions of real pumpkin, which is caramelized to add even more character and depth to the natural sugars. Our brewers’ use of 10% Rye malt and a unique blend of spices combine for a bready nose and spicy notes that linger pleasingly after each sip. Rutty Buck Pumpkin Ale pays homage to the fall seasonal transitions happening around us, including the annual pumpkin harvest and the ‘rut’ period experienced by the White-Tailed Deer.

October: Batch No. 666

OG 19.5 | ABV 7.7 | IBUs 61

Available in Draft & Bottles – 12/22oz. bottles per case
Release Date: October 3, 2014

Batch No. 666 is a devilish Halloween Brew conjured up by our brewers. 666 is produced with 1666 lbs of malt along with 3 – 6 lb. hop additions. It is dark bronze in color with a delightfully clean finish! Be careful, this one can sneak up on you and take you to the dark side. We’re sorry, the devil made us do it!

November: Grinnin’ Grizzly Spiced Ale

OG 14.0 | ABV 5.7 | IBUs 18

Available in Draft & Bottles – 12/22oz. bottles per case
Release Date: November 7, 2014

This amber ale is dosed with cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and fresh orange zest. It is well balanced with a light hop flavor and a hint of spices in the finish. This spiced ale is not overbearing, if you’ll pardon the pun; rather, it is quite smooth and very drinkable. This Grinnin’ Grizzly will be a welcome addition to all of your holiday celebrations. Grinnin’ Grizzly is available in limited production bottles starting in November.

December: Pennypacker Porter

OG 14.0 | ABV 5.4 | IBUs 26

Available in Draft
Release Date: December 5, 2014

This full-bodied dry cousin of the stout has a slight roast flavor and is dark brown in color with a red hue. This is London’s classic beer style named for the baggage carriers that appreciated it so much. Governor Pennypacker was one of Pennsylvania’s more notable politicians. He oversaw the construction and held the lavish ceremonies designating the opening of the Commonwealth’s beautiful Capitol Building