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    Beers Of The Month | January 2023

    Featured selections of Craft Beers created by local Fox Valley area brewing companies.

    4X4 DDH Double IPA
    Characterized by notes of mango, pineapple, and melon, this Double West Coast Style IPA is dry-hopped twice with Mosaic and Citra hops. Coming in at 8.7% ABV, this beer has 4X the flavor and 4X the aroma of a traditional west coast style IPA. 60 IBU.

    93 Octane Brewery
    825 Lincoln Hwy,
    St. Charles, IL 60174

    Vanilla Doom
    Vanilla Doom is a 6.5% ABV red ale that boasts a unique and delicious flavor profile. The addition of vanilla to this beer creates a harmonious balance between the caramel, malt, and sweet vanilla notes. The result is a smooth and flavorful brew that is sure to be a hit with anyone who loves a good red ale. Whether you’re enjoying it on its own or pairing it with your favorite meal, Vanilla Doom is a beer that you won’t want to miss.

    Obscurity Brewing and Craft Mead
    113 W N Street
    Elburn, IL 60119

    Crocodile Boots
    Hazy IPA with Southern Hemisphere Hops – 7.7% ABV. A tidal wave of Southern Hemisphere heat washing on the soft and supple layers of Goofy Boots with Enigma, Motueka, and Riwaka hops to bring red currant, white raspberry and pinot gris notes to this beautiful beer. Available Mid-January at the Penrose Taproom in Geneva and your local retailers.

    Penrose Brewing
    509 Stevens St.
    Geneva, IL 60134

    Lakeside Gap
    January sees the debut of Pollyanna’s new “Lakeside Gap,” a lower ABV version of our year-round West Coast IPA, “Lexical Gap.” A little taste of Summer in the middle of Winter, Lakeside Gap is brewed with Citra, Mosaic, Simcoe, Columbus, and Centennial hops for a blast of hoppy goodness and enough of a malt presence to balance. At 5.5% ABV, you can drink this in the Winter while imagining sitting lakeside during the Summer.

    Pollyanna Brewing & Distilling
    106 S Riverside Ave.
    St. Charles, IL 60174

    Frost Bite Cold IPA
    ABV: 7.5%. The second release of the 2022 Bloodline Series! This limited series of small-batch beers allows our brewers to push the envelope and get creative with recipes and ingredients, creating some pretty unique hop-forward IPAs. Frost Bite has strong notes of tropical and citrus fruits with a crisp finish.

    Two Brothers Brewing Company
    30W315 Calumet Ave.
    Warrenville, IL 60555

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