The elusive Birch and Barley Tap List. So they wouldn’t give us the tap list ahead of time, but then somehow the Washington Post got a copy.

Favorites from the list, Stone Double Bastard on Cask, Obamagang, Gonzo Imperial Porter, Allagash Curieux Bourbon Aged Tripel on Cask….

I quote from them at length below…

CRISP
Delicate Fruit
Bear Republic Global Kolsch Bear Republic Brewing Company American Blonde Ale California 4.8%
Gaffel Kölsch Privatbrauerei Gaffel Becker & Co. Kölsch Germany 4.8%

Malt Accented
Brooklyn Lager Brooklyn Brewery Amber Lager New York 5.2%
Hofstetten Hochzeitsbier von 1810 Brauerei Hofstetten Krammer Märzen/Oktoberfest Austria 6.3%

Brisk Hoppiness
EKU Pils Kulmbacher Brauerei German Pilsener Germany 5.0%
Hopfenkönig Brewery Castle Eggenberg German Pilsener Austria 5.1%
Mahr’s Ungespundet-hefetrüb Mahr’s Bräu Kellerbier Germany 5.2%
My Antonia Birra del Borgo w/ Sam Calagione (Dogfish Head) Imperial Pilsener Italy 7.5%
Prima Pils Victory Brewing Company German Pilsener Pennsylvania 5.3%

HOP
Malty Backbone
Hop Head Red Ale Green Flash Brewing Company American Amber Ale California 6.4%

Bold, Herbal & Citric
12th Release Harvest Wet Hop Ale Sierra Nevada Brewing Company American Fresh Hop Ale California 6.7%
A Little Sumpin’ Extra! Ale Lagunitas Brewing Company AmericanImperial IPA California 8.8%
Avery India Pale Ale Avery Brewing Company American IPA Colorado 6.3%
Glacier Harvest ’09 Wet Hop Ale Harpoon Brewing Company American Fresh Hop Ale Massachusetts 6.7%
Gordon Oskar Blues Grill & Brewery American Imperial IPA Colorado 8.7%
Heavy Seas Loose Cannon Clipper City Brewing Company American IPA Maryland 7.3%
Sierra Nevada Anniversary Ale Sierra Nevada Brewing Company American IPA California 5.9%
Smuttynose IPA “Finest Kind” Smuttynose Brewing Company American IPA New Hampshire 6.9%
Stone Pale Ale Stone Brewing Company American Pale Ale California 5.4%
Two Hearted Ale Bell’s Brewery American IPA Michigan 7.1%

MALT
Toasty & Nutty
Bonator Klosterbrauerei Weissenohe Doppelbock Dunkel Germany 8.2%
Christoffel Bokbier Bierbrouwerij Sint Christoffel Dunkles Bock Netherlands 7.8%
Climax Nut Brown Climax Brewing Company Northern English Brown Ale New Jersey 4.8%
Old Man Ale Coniston Brewing Company Northern English Brown Ale England 5.0%
Uerige “Sticke” Alt Uerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei Dusseldorf Sticke Alt Germany 6.0%

Fruit & Toffee
La Claymore Le Trou du Diable Scotch Ale/ Wee Heavy Quebec 9.0%
Palo Santo Marron Dogfish Head Craft Brewery American Brown Ale Delaware 12.0%
Third Coast Old Ale 2008 Bell’s Brewing Company English Strong Ale Michigan 10.2%

ROAST
Soft & Silky
Gonzo Imperial Porter Flying Dog Brewery Baltic Porter Maryland 7.8%
Obamagang Brewery Ommegang Belgian Stout New York 6.2%
Vertical Epic Ale 09.09.09 Stone Brewing Company Belgian Stout California 8.9%

Dark & Dry
Canadian Breakfast Stout Founders Brewing Company American Imperial Stout Michigan 9.4%
Nøgne Ø Porter Nøgne Ø Robust Porter Norway 7.0%
Otter Creek Russian Imperial Stout Otter Creek Brewing Russian Imperial Stout Vermont 10.6%
Sublimely Self-Righteous Ale Stone Brewing Company Black IPA California 8.7%

SMOKE
Subtle Smoulder
New Holland Smoked Rye Bock New Holland Brewing Company Smoked Beer Michigan 6.2%

Spicy & Meaty
Aecht Schlenkerla Urbock Unfiltered Brauerei Heller-Trum Bamberg Rauchbier Dunkles Bock Germany 6.6%

FRUIT & SPICE
Bright
Allagash White Allagash Brewing Company Witbier Maine 5.2%
Ayinger Bräu Weisse Privatbrauerei Franz Inselkammer Hefeweizen Germany 6.0%
Dogma BrewDog Gruit Ale (Pale) w/ honey, kola nut, poppyseed Scotland 8.5%
Kasteel Triple Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck Tripel Belgium 11.0%
La Trappe Isid’or Bierbrouwerij De Koningshoeven Belgian Strong Pale Ale Netherlands 7.5%
Uerige Weizen Uerige Obergärige Hausbrauerei Hefeweizen Germany 4.7%

Dark
Adoration Ale Brewery Ommegang Belgian Strong Dark Ale New York 10.0%
Aventinus Private Weissbierbrauerei G. Schneider & Sohn Weizenbock Dunkel Germany 8.2%
Brother Thelonius North Coast Brewing Company Dubbel California 9.0%
Gouden Carolus Classic — EXCLUSIVE Brouwerij Het Anker Belgian Strong Dark Ale Belgium 8.5%

TART & FUNKY
Delicate
1809 Berliner Style Weisse Brauerei Weihenstephan, Fritz Briem Berliner Weissbier Germany 5.0%
Leipziger Gose Gasthaus & Gosebrauerei Bayerischer Bahnhof Gose Germany 4.5%

Fruity & Vinous
Petrus Oud Bruin Brouwerij Bavik Flanders Oud Bruin Belgium 5.5%

CASK LINEUP:

MALT:
English Strong Ale: Old Engine Oil matured in casks formerly used to mature Highland Park Single-Malt Whisky for 40 years
Ola Dubh Special 40 Year Reserve — Harviestoun Brewery — 8.0 % — Scotland
$7(4 OZ.)/ $14 (10 0Z.)

ROAST:
American Imperial Stout: Imperial Stout aged in casks formerly used to mature Isle of Arran Single-Malt Whisky casks for 6 months
Paradox Isle of Arran — BrewDog — 10 % — Scotland
$4 (4 OZ.)/ $9 (12 OZ.)

HOP:
American Strong Ale: Double Bastard — Stone Brewing Company — California – 10.5 %
$3 (4 OZ.)/ $7.5 (12 OZ.)

FRUIT & SPICE:
Tripel: Tripel aged in casks formerly used to mature Jim Beam Bourbon
Allagash Curieux — Allagash Brewing Company — 11.0 % — Maine
$3 (4 oz.)/ $6.5 (13 oz.)

Gruit Ale (Pale): Brewed with pumpkin and spices
Weyerbacher Imperial Pumpkin Ale — Weyerbacher Brewing Company — Pennsylvania – 8.0 %
$2 (4 OZ.)/ $6 (14 OZ.)

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