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July 14, 2023

2023 Reuben’s and Friends Guest Draft Lineup

Who’s ready for our annual invitational festival? On Saturday, July 15, we’ll be tapping 30 different beers from brewing industry friends both near and far. And we’ll be serving these hoppy ales and crispy lagers at our main bar as well as a second back bar alongside dozens of our own core and limited releases.

Beginning at 12:00 p.m. there will be eight guest beers pouring at any given time, or until a keg is emptied. New beers will be tapped at 2:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., and 6:00 p.m. Here’s the complete list of guest drafts that we’ll be serving at the fest:


Alvarado Street Brewery (California)

Pink Limo Dads (Pink Lemonade Sour) – 8% ABV – 4:00 p.m. tapping

An imperial sour ale brewed with sweet lemon, cranberry, and raspberry. 

TDH Contains No Juice (Hazy Double IPA) – 8.5% ABV – 6:00 p.m. tapping

A triple dry-hopped version of Contains No Juice India Pale Ale. 


Aurora Brewing Co. (New York)

Riwaka Super Fresh to Death (Hazy Double IPA) – 8.5% ABV – 6:00 p.m. tapping

A New England-style Double IPA dry-hopped with Citra and Riwaka.

Weather Changes Moods (Hazy IPA) – 7% ABV – 4:00 p.m. tapping

A Hazy India Pale Ale with Citra, Sabro, and Amarillo hops.


Black Stack Brewing Co. (Minnesota)

Where Dreams Go to Die (Mixed Culture Saison) – 5% ABV – 6:00 p.m. tapping

This Saison was brewed with Asheville’s Burial Beer and spent six months in American Oak with Black Stack’s house culture before being dry-hopped in stainless with a particularly pungent lot of Nelson Sauvin from New Zealand. Bottle conditioning for many, many moons.

Aptly Named (Apple Pie Sour) – 5.2% ABV – 12:00 p.m. tapping

Brewed to capture that still steamin’ apple pie flavor, courtesy of loads of apples, cinnamon, and baking spices added to Black Stack’s foeder-fermented mixed culture Berliner base.


Brothers Cascadia Brewing Co. (Washington)

Bourbon Barrel-Aged Sleigh Tipper (Imperial Stout) – 11.2% ABV – 4:00 p.m. tapping

A big, bold Imperial Stout made with Vancouver’s Relevant coffee, vanilla, cinnamon, and Belgian dark chocolate and then aged in bourbon barrels.

Crazy 88 (Asian-style Lager) – 4.8% ABV – 6:00 p.m. tapping

Brothers Cascadia included some rice in the mash and extended the lagering time to add to the crisp and full flavor of this beer while still keeping it very light.


Chuckanut Brewing Co. (Washington)

Barrel-Aged Barleywine (Barleywine) – 10.8% ABV – 6:00 p.m. tapping

Rich with notes of stone fruits and grapes this beer has been aged for almost a year in oak whiskey barrels from Westland Distillery. A mash-up of both English- and American-style Barleywines.

Chuck Light (Light Lager) – 3.8% ABV – 12:00 p.m. tapping

A light lager made in the style of low calorie beer. Using a combination of light colored malts and gentle hops with a dry finish, this balanced, easy-drinking beer is for those that might want to watch their calorie intake.


Fonta Flora Brewery (North Carolina)

Doom Tree (Kölsch) – 5.2% ABV – 4:00 p.m. tapping

Brewed with elderflower and fresh lemon zest in collaboration with Arizona Wilderness.

Mary’s Gold (Spontaneous Ale) – 5.2% ABV – 2:00 p.m. tapping

A Bière de Coupage-style blended spontaneous ale aged on estate-grown marigold flowers. Brewed with water from Fonta Flora’s wells along with 99 percent North Carolina ingredients.


Fort George Brewery (Oregon)

3-Way Hazy Chico (Hazy IPA) – 7% ABV – 12:00 p.m. tapping

Brewed with Hazy Chico yeast, the third iteration of 3-Way IPA 2023 leads with dank, tropical aromatics and ends in smooth, perfectly re-sippable bitterness. Hopped with Citra, Strata, New Zealand Cascade, and HBC 586. 

Tide Land Stout (Blended Stout) – 5% ABV – 2:00 p.m. tapping

A confluence of the rich, nuanced flavors of 15-month barrel-aged Imperial Stout and fresh, young, low-ABV Stout. All the malty, thick complexity of a barrel and none of the high alcohol content. The perfect habitat for casual stout drinkers.


Gnarly Barley Brewing Co. (Louisiana) 

Jucifer (Hazy IPA) – 6% ABV – 4:00 p.m. tapping

Dry-hopped with massive amounts of Citra and Mosaic hops for a truly delicious treat. Impressions of tropical papaya, mango, and grapefruit wash over your taste buds. Fermented with Gnarly Barley’s house hazy yeast for a soft mouthfeel that will keep you wanting more.

Diamond in the Fluff (Hazy Double IPA) – 8.5% ABV – 12:00 p.m. tapping

A Double IPA with a luscious, enveloping body from the medley of oats and wheat plus a delicate swirl of lactose to really bring the room together. And the combo of New Zealand hops (Pacific Sunrise & Nelson Sauvin) is about as close to a vacation as you can get… replete with tropical fruits, white wine, citrus, berry and all the intangible elements of summer.


Hop Butcher for the World (Illinois)

Gottaguy (Hazy IPA) – 6.5% ABV – 2:00 p.m. tapping

A hazy India Pale Ale hopped with Nelson Sauvin and Nectaron.

Tavern Cut (Hazy Double IPA) – 7.5% ABV – 4:00 p.m. tapping

A Double India Pale Ale brewed with Citra and Vic Secret hops.


Kings & Daughters Brewery (Oregon)

Gilded (Hazy Double IPA) – 8% ABV – 2:00 p.m. tapping

The Earl of Salisbury may have thought this Double IPA “ridiculous excess,” but, though we have no proof, we’re pretty sure Shakespeare would have enjoyed this ale.

Queens & Sons (Soft IPA) – 5.3% ABV – 12:00 p.m. tapping

Kings & Daughters created their Soft IPA with rituals of connection and culture in mind. Full in flavor, pillowy mouthfeel, complexity, and sessionable drinkability; Queens & Sons is ideal for any season and any session.


Monday Night Brewing Co. (Georgia)

Attention to Detail (Vienna Lager) – 5.5% ABV – 2:00 p.m. tapping 

This medium-bodied lager showcases a rich amber color and a delicate balance of malty sweetness and crisp hop bitterness. With aromas of toasted bread, caramel, and a hint of spice, each sip is a journey into the heart of Vienna’s brewing tradition.

HDHC Be Easy (Hazy Double IPA) – 8.5% ABV – 4:00 p.m. tapping 

Be Easy returns in High Density Hop Charge format, featuring: hand selected Citra T-90, hand-selected Citra Cryo, and Citra Incognito and Spectrum. With the equivalent of 7.5 pounds of pellets per barrel, orange Pixie Stix meet fresh-squeezed pomelos in this daring NEIPA.


Phase Three Brewing Co. (Illinois)

Eunoia Batch 5 (Imperial Stout) – 15% ABV – 12:00 p.m. tapping

A blend of two Imperial Stouts aged in Willet rye whiskey casks for 13 months and then aged again on Ugandan vanilla beans.

Geo (West Coast Pilsner) – 5.5% ABV – 6:00 p.m. tapping

A West Coast-style Pilsner brewed with Citra and Mosaic hops.


Rhinegeist Brewery (Ohio)

Now & Then (Thiolized IPA) – 6.5% ABV – 12:00 p.m. tapping 

The idea was to create a novel IPA only made possible by the science of today; an IPA that could serve as an inspiration to our younger selves. The result is a Thiolized IPA that transcends space and time and lands us on an island of tropical fruit aromas and vibrant notes of passionfruit, mango, and blueberry.

Moonburst (Fruited Sour Ale) – 4.7% ABV – 2:00 p.m. tapping

Starting with a Sour Blonde base, Rhinegesit inoculated it with their house Brettanomyces and Lactobacillus blend. A collision of apricot and nectarine follows, with wild cultures from the fruit skins rounding out secondary fermentation. Delicate in body, balancing sharp stonefruit, gentle wood character, and an acidic zip on the finish.


Single Hill Brewing Co. (Washington)

El Chapulin (Mexican-style Lager) – 4.2% ABV – 12:00 p.m. tapping

Named in homage to El Chapulin Colorado, the parody superhero who’s more agile than a turtle and stronger than a mouse, this Mexican-Style Lager is light, lighthearted, and perfect for a hot summer day.

Feelin’ Fresh (Frozen Fresh Hop IPA) – 6.2% ABV – 2:00 p.m. tapping

Made with whole cone Citra and Mosaic hops that were frozen fresh and then dry-hopped with New Zealand Nectaron and Nelson Sauvin Cryo hops, Feelin’ Fresh is an intensely aromatic, incredibly flavorful beer.


Torch & Crown Brewing Co. (New York)

Almost Famous (Hazy IPA) – 6.6% ABV

The first beer ever produced at Torch & Crown, Almost Famous is how they do New England IPA. A smooth, bright, aromatic hazy beer packed with peach and grapefruit notes, it’s a truly modern IPA made for New York City.

Beach Ball (Fruited Sour) – 6% ABV

The sour of summer is back! Beach Ball is a wild ride, fruited with pink guava, tangerine, and passionfruit. Experience notes of POG juice and sour candy.

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