All of the Boatyard Brewing friends kept clamoring for us to make an amber ale. So we sat down a created our Sunset Amber. We used a pale ale base malt with additions of brown sugar, chocolate malts, and caramel malts. As with many BBC ales, we tossed in a bit of rye to add […]
We love Rye!!! After using rye as a co-star in many of our favorite ales, we wanted to make a beer that made this grain the star. What we created is one of Boatyard Brewing’s favorite ales; Red at Night Rye. Rye has a reputation of being a challenge to work with, but we were […]
Nothing makes a summer more refreshing than a shandy, a custom blend of beer and fruit juice. They keep your taste buds satisfied and your body hydrated. We blended together our own lemonade recipe and our silky Kalamazoo Cream Ale. The result is a slighty tart and creamy summer beverage with a 5.4% ABV. Its is hard […]
This British/American IPA hybrid boasts great color and a vibrant nose. With a single sip you will find solid malt backbone with caramel notes. The hopping brings out a spectrum of citrus and pine flavors that balance well with the malt. This IPA is dry-hopped with Citra hops and the finish it provides is spectacular.
Brewed to benefit Community Homeworks of Kalamazoo for the Furnace Fest 2014, this rich ale was mashed with a hearty grain bill of pale ale, brewers, Munich, dark caramel and roasted barley malts. We tossed in a wee amount of traditional peat-smoked malt right from the Scottish moors. Gimme Shelter was hopped with traditional U.K. […]
Our first barrel aged stout, Siren’s song is a Russian imperial stout that was aged in select bourbon barrels.
There is nothing so unique like the flavors of a great Belgian Wheat, so we decided to merge these unique Belgian flavors with our love for British hops. We started with a pale ale base malt and added a generous portion of torrified wheat. We rounded out the mash with some light caramel malts, brown […]
The Boatyard Brewing Company lauds the beauty of the northern waters, those that run cold and deep. While we love the tastes of the north, occasionally we turn to tropical flavors, and coconut is one of our favorite. Our local brewing friends make great beers with tropical influences. Gonzo at Bigg Dogg Brewing makes an […]