Wednesday, November 16, 2011


Well, Mudville 9 is at it again, gang. This time along with our friends at Blue Point Brewing in Long Island we're offering 10, yes, I said 10 taps of delicious brew to sample. This event kicks off at 6 PM right here in TriBeCa's finest craft beer bar.

With so many taps commandeered by the boys at Blue Point they can roll out all of their award winning standards as well as some new and limited editions.

This events' brews include:

TOASTED LAGER - 5.3% abv
This beer won the gold medal at The 2006 World Beer Cup, the silver medal at The 2006 Great American Beer Festival and the silver medal at the 2004 World Beer Cup. Copper in color this brew is made from six different malts and utilizes a special lager yeast to produce that long lasting, smooth finish. Toasted Lager displays a balanced flavor of malt and hop which makes for easy drinking.
PALE ALE - 5.0% abv
Blue Point Brewing's Pale Ale has a light golden color but explodes with a rich full-flavor. This refreshing ale is top-fermented and hopped at four different stages of the brewing process. English pale malt lends complexity to this brew. Small amounts of Wheat and Carapils round out the malt bill. Brewed to satisfy the hop lover, this pale ale has an immediate floral-citrus flavor that pervades the overall character of this hoppy, quenching microbrew.
WINTER ALE - 7.0% abv
Brewed to chase away the chill of cool Winter nights, it’s created with pale, Vienna, crystal and chocolate malts. This uncommon amber is brewed with a tasty balance of malt and hops, only during the cold months of the year. One of our most popular seasonal specialties, just remember this special ale is gone with Winter’s winds.
RASTAFARYE - 7.5% abv
Blue Point Brewing Company humbly honors the Rastafari and dedicates this beer to them. Our RastafaRye Ale marries a hearty rye malt with a blend of freshly harvested west coast hops resulting in a delicious deep copper ale, with just the right amount of rye flavor to offset the spicy and floral characteristics of the hops, RastafaRye will stay on your palate and your mind evermore.
Our Imperial or Double IPA is a brew not to be taken lightly. Crafted only in small batches from the finest European malts and American hops, the huge earthy dry hop aroma of Blue Point Brewing’s No Apologies is followed by a pleasant caramel sweetness. Four hop varieties round out this perfectly balanced big ale that’s sure to warm your soul and for that, we offer absolutely NO APOLOGIES!!!
- 6.3% abv
This IPA won the Bronze Medal at The 2005 Great American Beer Festival. It was also named the best IPA at The 2005 United States Beer Tasting Championship. This classic American style IPA features a rare hop exclusively grown on a farm in Oregon. One taste of the Hoptical Illusion and you'll know why Blue Point bought the entire crop. A generous amount of the select hop balances out malty backbone of this delicious golden beer.
- 5.3% abv
The Oatmeal Stout is a dark beer drinker's dream come true. The Oatmeal Stout is made from Pale, Crystal, Chocolate and Roasted Malts. In addition Flaked Oats are added to the mix and the outcome is an uncommonly silky brew. This legendary dark beer is full flavored and rich tasting. A romantically delicious microbrew to share with someone special.

TOXIC SLUDGE (LIMITED) - (Black IPA) 7.0% abv
Blue Point will donate 100% of net proceeds from Toxic Sludge to Delaware-based Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research to fund their Spreading Our Wings Campaign and long term efforts to build a Wildlife Response Annex. "The annex will improve our ability to care for large numbers of wildlife affected by oil spills and other incidents in our region," said Rebecca Elzey, director of development for Tri-State. "Through their perfectly-timed new brew for the birds, Blue Point will be providing ongoing support for our campaign and helping to raise awareness of our mission."
White IPA is brewed with wheat for a Belgian twist that is balanced perfectly by well rounded hops character. Brewed specifically for the 13th Anniversary of the brewery and debuted at their celebration.
Blue Point fresh Blueberry Ale offers an unusual twist on brewing that turns out to be just perfect. A wonderful blend of fresh blueberries matched with a thirst quenching distinctive ale. We carefully add 132 lbs of blueberries to each special batch. Brewed with 100% American ingredients. Enjoy a truly unique flavorful brew!

Get in early to grab your spot. This is going to be fun!

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