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Farm Brewed Beers

Updated daily, however subject to change without notice here given our small batches.  Growlers and Crowlers available for most beers, ask in the taproom for availability and pricing.

“Lemongrass” Pils -- A soft malt bill steeped with dried farm-grown lemongrass during the boil, bringing out the grass’s lemony aroma and floral taste that works well with that typical, faint sulfur yeast character present in pilsners.  Crisp & dry.  5.1% ABV

“Shade Tree” Norwegian Blonde Ale - Brewed with peach tree leaves from our farm to give this brew a refreshing sweet flavor.  Fermented hot with a Norwegian farmhouse yeast known for its subtle mango, guava and pineapple esters.  Light and crisp.  5.2% ABV

“Violetta” Festbier Lager – Showcasing the rich tasting Virginia Grown and Murphy & Rude malted Violetta barley, this marzen has flavorful, bready and toasty notes from the Vienna and munich malts making for a nice Fall seasonal brew. 5.3% ABV

 

The “Rambler Rose” Wheat Ale - Rose hips were added after fermentation to this American-style Wheat Ale, cultivated from Rugosa roses grown here and foraged wild roses on the farm, giving this brew a fruity and tart aroma and upfront flavor.  Features Virginia-Grown Red Wheat and Vienna malts from Murphy & Rude.  5.0% ABV

“The Saxon” Schwarzbier – This smooth black lager is brewed light, with additions of our farm grown chicory root added to the boil.  The roasted chicory flavor lends hints of toffee to the roasty creaminess of the Murphy & Rude dark malt additions. 5.3% ABV

 

“The Greenway Extension” Berliner Weisse – Brewed with Virginia-grown calypso barley and malted wheat, this classic style was aged for a little over three months in Virginia wine barrels, ‘soured’ the traditional way with lactobacillus and time.  Clean from aging, slightly tart from the lacto fermentation, refreshing. 4.3% ABV

*Add Strawberry Reduction made with farm grown strawberries. (Limited availability)

 

“Cold Moon” IPA – This clean-drinking IPA features a Virginia-cultivated, neutral yeast, hopped with Citra, Mosaic and Mandarina Bavaria at a total rate of over four pounds per barrel.  Citrusy on the nose with a balanced bitterness on the finish.   6.8% ABV
 

“Butternut” Brown Ale – A rich malty beer brewed with Virginia-grown & malted Vienna, Amber and Brown malts.  Mashed in with 120 pounds of cut and roasted butternuts and long island pumpkins, all grown and harvested here at the farm.  6.2% ABV

"The Heirloom” Belgian Strong Dark Ale –Strong and complex, this year’s version was brewed with the same Belgian Abbey yeast strain from the past, and then dried for several months in wine barrels inoculated with our house saison strain. Ruby color from full flavored Virginia-grown  malts, estery from a warm fermentation, a good beer for sipping.  9.1% ABV  Served in 12-oz pours.

 

Bourbon Barrel-Aged “Apricity” Oat Stout – A big, roasty dark beer brewers with significant amounts of Virginia-grown Biscuit, Cocoa and Chocolate malts out of Charlottesville, local rolled oats added for mouthfeel, and finally dried out in local charred bourbon barrels.   7.0% ABV 

DRY HARD SELTZER FEATURING FARM INGREDIENTS - A crisp & very dry (as in: super-low residual sugar & low calorie) base with small-batch additions from the farm – all grown & processed here on the farm.  No outside flavorings or back-sweeteners.  Gluten-free.  Check the board for flavors. Current batch: 4.4% ABV

HOUSE MADE HARD KOMBUCHA - Kombucha is a fermented tea, using a wide range of various yeasts that create a semi-sweet, tart beverage that we referment with brewers’ yeasts for an alcoholic version.  

Flavors vary. - Pineapple & Dragon fruit, Pumpkin spice, Spiced pear; Ginger berry; ABV varies: 5% - 6%

Farm Made Non-Alcoholic

Soft Kombucha - A naturally fermented, non-alcoholic fizzy drink containing probiotics and flavored with ingredients from our farm.  Slightly tart, slightly sweet.  On tap now: Strawberry Peach

House-Made Birch Rootbeer - Made on-site using simple ingredients.