New Releases — 14 April 2017

JAMES BEAN 6/25 oz. & 1/6 kegs
James Bean is a bourbon barrel aged, Belgian-style strong ale that is infused with cold press coffee, post fermentation. Coffee, vanilla and bourbon dominate the aroma. Flavors of caramel, coffee, bourbon, and oak present themselves throughout this full-bodied beer. The coffee used in James Bean is Speckled Ax, roasted right here in Maine. The beans used are Ethiopia Amaro Gayo and are known for their lush blackberry and blueberry fruit flavors. ABV: 10.4%


BLOOD ORANGE 4/6C, 1/, & 1/6 kegs


KILL ALL GOLFERS 12/500 & 1/6 kegs
Rich honey contributes a mild sweetness followed by bitter black tea and notes of sour lemon. Full-bodied with a tannic, dry finish and a fresh tobacco aftertaste. ABV: 6.0%

TUCO-STYLE FREAKOUT 12/500 & 1/6 kegs
Experience – Tart lime engulfs the tongue followed by a creamy sweetness of honey and agave. Medium bodied with a lime pith bitterness on the semi-dry finish. A zip of acidity adds to the wonderful balance of the sweet, tart, and bitter flavors. ABV: 6.0%


A classic German-style beer, brewed in San Diego.
Our Longfin Lager has become one of the go-to beers with the team at the brewery. A solidly balanced Helles that finishes clean with a hint of hops, it would easily fit in at any German beer garden. But we think it’s perfect for enjoying on the beach, the boat or anywhere else you can put an ice chest full of beer. ABV: 4.5%


IPA ½ & 1/6 kegs
Brotherton IPA is golden hop magic in liquid form. This beer is named for its insanely juicy and intense hop flavors. As with all of our hop-driven beers, Brotherton IPA is gloriously unfiltered to retain every drop of hop goodness we’ve put so much effort into creating. This IPA delivers pure hop character for your sensory pleasure. Dry-hopped profoundly with Citra hops, this beer drips with notes of lychee, tropical citrus, and deep dank hop character. ABV: 6.6%


BOURBON BARREL BARLEYWINE 4 packsA barleywine ale aged for a full year on used bourbon barrels, this beer has flavors of dark fruits and wood, winner of the Gold Medal at the 2008 Great American Beer Festival.


120 MIN 24/12 oz. & 1/6 BBL
Clocking in at 15-20% ABV, 120 Minute IPA is continuously hopped with a copious amount of high-alpha American hops throughout the boil and whirlpool, and then dry-hopped with another pallet of hops. Unfiltered and abundently hoppy, it’s the Holy Grail for hopheads!


RUBEUS 2/9C & ¼ kegs
Optimizing the flavor of fresh raspberries, Rubaeus is Founders’ way of celebrating the joys of summer year-round. This stunning berry-red masterpiece is the perfect blend of sweet, tart and refreshing. No question about it, this beer is 100% Founders. ABV: 5.7%

PC PILS ½ & ¼ kegs
Pleasantly crisp, perfectly clean and profoundly crushable, PC Pils is our take on the classic Pilsner style. While Noble hops have been the preferred choice of Pilsner brewers around the world, we went with some of our favorite American varieties. Piney Chinook, pleasantly citrus Cascade and punchy Centennial make this an easy-drinker with floral hop characteristics. Pretty cool, if you ask us. ABV: 5.5%


TUMBLEWEED 4/6C, 1/, & 1/6 kegs
An aromatic dank and juicy east coast pale ale exhibiting pungent pine, citrus, and a hint of earthy spice balanced by a slight malty character. ABV: 5.5%


BREAKING BUD 22 oz. bottles & 1/6 kegs
Old school meets new school in this fresh approach to the classic IPA. At 50 IBU’s and 6.5% ABV, Breaking Bud features the restrained bitterness and alcohol of a classic IPA with newer tropical fruit hop flavors and aromas of Mosaic. Also in the hop mix are Simcoe and CTZ, creating layers of mango, passion fruit, pine and dank. A malt bill with a pinch of crystal malt and a hefty dose of flaked wheat keeps the beer crisp while adding flavor complexity.

LUPULIN RIVER 22 oz. & 1/6 kegs
This Double IPA includes Mosaic and Simcoe hops, South American specialty malt, and tons of tastiness. Looks like liquid gold, smells like a bright tropical fruit pine forest, and tastes like all that and more.

A crisp, clean double-filtered West Coast pale ale brewed with citrusy, fruity and dank hops. This pale ale is juicy yet refreshingly clean. We double-filtered this hoppy ale in the traditional North East Auburn manner. ABV: 4.5%

HOP TRIO 12/22 oz.
Triple IPA brewed and dry hopped with large amounts of Citra, Mosaic and Amarillo hops that delivers exploding tropical fruit and citrus aromas and flavor. Intense hop aromas that are sure to stimulate your olfactory receptors. ABV: 11.1%


WALDO 4/6 & ¼ kegs
Brewed for all the treasure hunters.
Herbacious. Botanical. Dank. Resinous. ABV: 11.9%

LUCKY 13 4/6 packs & 1/2 BB
An Ultra-Mega-Mondo Red Ale
An ultra-mega-mondo red ale first made for our anniversary in 2006 to celebrate thirteen years of brewing ultra-mega-mondo ales. ABV: 8.8%


Golden, crisp, dry and refreshing with herbal hops.

BRAVEHEART NITRO 6 packs & ½ kegs

A BLESSING AND A CURSE 12/22 & 1/6 kegs
Citrus, pine and tropical fruit characteristics with big ABV.
This double IPA delivers a synthesis of hops from opposite hemispheres with an aggressive disposition of citrus, pine, and tropical fruit characteristics for a delightfully juxtaposed consequence. Count your blessings, accept the curse.

A LIGHT ALE BREWED WITH ORGANIC GINGER TO CREATE A SPICY AROMA AND UNIQUE FLAVOR. A little Juju voodoo – fresh ginger kisses the lithe malty body, copulating with the hop in this pale ale ancestor. Emancipate yourself from the dead of winter, none but the vernal equinox can free the light. A refreshing frivolity. Hey mon. Shuccha fwangaa! Better a witch doctor than a trouble maker. Quit yor’ bitchin’ an’ get to witchin’.


ANOTHER ONE 1/6 kegs
Sometimes when we’re brainstorming, another cold one helps the ideas flow. Like the time we said, “Hey, let’s take this awesome hop blend and switch up the malts.” That insight explains the goodness that is Another One, the lighter side of Weez (both beers use a nearly identical kettle and dry hopping schedule). An intensely hoppy American IPA with a clean malt palate, it leaves little but hoppy resins on the tongue; a dry, crisp finish; and a sense that anything’s possible. ABV: 7.0%

PEEPER 1/6 kegs
We wanted to find a better way. We wanted to do things right. We wanted a delicious beer you could drink all day. And the frigid Maine winter wasn’t going to keep us out of our garage until we had all three. We first had the idea for Peeper in 2006, and officially released it in 2009. This American ale is dry, clean and well balanced with a generous dose of American hops. While we love all our beers, Peeper will always be our firstborn. ABV: 5.5%

MO 12/16
While giving birth to the brewery, Dan and his wife also brought twins into this world. So for those who can handle more than most, we present Mo, our first crack at an American pale ale. Ever-present notes of zesty citrus, passion fruit and pine are accented by very subtle malt sweetness for an overall dry finish. We raise a glass to Dan’s hard work, courage and mad beer-making skills. ABV: 6.0%

There was a new hop in town, and it was called El Dorado. At first blush, we thought we’d give it a tumble with some of our other favorite Northwest varieties. Then inspiration struck and we decided to brew it as a single-hop pale ale. The aroma and flavor offer intense candied orange and citrus zest. The rounded, silky mouth feel comes from the touch of flaked oats. Brewed to finish dry and clean, it’s a little bit smooth, but still a rugged individualist. ABV: 5.5%


GREAT BAY IRA 1/6 kegs
Malt forward amber ale with the hop bite of an India Pale Ale. The deep red colored is derived from a blend of caramel and dark malts. Malt flavor is balanced three heavy hop additions.


PUFF 6/4C, 50L, & 1/6 kegs
If you love Resin, try tasting it straight from the tanks. That’s PUFF – a hazy, unfiltered pour with an extra dose of dry hops… a new blend devised just for Puff.
We decided to capture our own puffy, cloudy brew in a limited release can. First puff says it all – this ish is Keller. Breathe deep and put your head in the clouds… it’s Mad Science. ABV: 9.8%


KAOS IPA ½ & 1/6 kegs
A Chaotic Collision of styles brings us Kaos !
A bold India Pale Ale that combines classic West Coast hop bittering with East Coast Focus on hop flavor and aroma, creating a uniquely crafted IPA with astonishing balance. ABV: 6.7%

3SUM ½ & 1/6 kegs
Experience ” The Pursuit of Hoppiness” with this Imperial IPA. Brewed with over 6 pounds per barrel of Citra, Centennial and Columbus and a plethora of oats, this “East Coast” double IPA is smooth, creamy, and remarkably well balanced. Easy to drink. ABV:

DANK OBSESSION ½ & 1/6 kegs
Dank and Juicy New England Style India Pale Ale. Extensive whirlpool addition of Mosaic, Citra, and Simcoe is followed with an even larger Dry Hop of Chinook, Mosaic, Simcoe, and Columbus. Intense flavors and aroma of ripe grapefruit, berries, passion fruit, mango, and pine. Quench your hop obsession! ABV: 6.8%


CRIMSON PISTOL 4/6, ½, & 1/6 kegs
It’s summertime. Hop bines are growing up to 6 inches a day. Hibiscus is in full bloom. And in Crimson Pistil, the two get in a glorious tangle of berry-like tanginess, sunset technicolor and sticky tropical notes. ABV: 6.2%


GOLDEN HELLES ½ & 1/6 kegs
From the German word for “Bright”, our golden lager displays a floral hop aroma with a bready malt balance. Traditional in style, Helles is brewed with pilsner malt to produce a dry, snappy finish while perle and tettnanger hops create a spicy, herbal hop aroma. The result is an incredibly clean yet complex lager. ABV: 4.9%

INDIA PALE LAGER ½ & 1/6 kegs
A hop forward lager that manages the complex task of highlighting the citrus and floral aromas of hops while respecting the depth of flavor provided by malts. Our India Pale lager displays our Vermont roots with a vibrant grapefruit peel on the nose, and finishes crisp and clean. ABV: 5.5%


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