Alamo Draft House Celebrates Brown Ales for October

Since we first told y’all about Alamo Draft House celebrating different styles of beer, the newest installment has been announced for October: Brown Ales.

Brown ales kind of died out, especially with the craft beer boom, what was once a very popular go-to beer, was suddenly 2nd and 3rd to stronger and hoppier beers. What do you do when you’re an American brewer who loves the brown ales of Britain but want them to sell in the US? You make them bigger, darker, stronger, hoppier and pretty much do whatever you want. Some American browns out there are almost on the verge of being porters, being brewed with of a lot of roasted malts. To be considered a good brown ale though you really want to focus on the caramel notes in your beer. Leave the roastiness for the porters! Big hopped brown IPAs, high ABV double brown ales, and even big Belgian dubbels are just a few styles that American brewers are reinventing and pushing over the edge. The American brown ale has almost become the new standard for this old style.- Alamo Draft House

Here Are SomeTexas Brown Ales to try:

bootleggerIndependence Brewery: Bootlegger Brown Ale.

ABV: 5.5%. IBU: 32

Malts: American Two-Row, Belgian Chocolate, 20° Caramel
Availability: Year Round, Draft & 6-packs

Yeast: American Ale, Chico
Hops: Nugget

 

 

WebReal Ale Brewing Company: Brewhouse Brown Ale.

ABV: 5.40%    IBU: 40

Availability: Year Round

 

 

ale_waggerSaint Arnold Brewing Company: Ale Wagger Brown Ale

ABV: 5.3% IBU: 24

Availability: Year Round

 

 

About the Alamo Drafthouse

The Alamo Drafthouse is a lifestyle entertainment brand with an acclaimed cinema-eatery, the largest genre film festival in the United Sates and an online collectible art store. Named “the best theater in America” by Entertainment Weekly, the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema has built a reputation as a movie lover’s oasis not only by combining food and drink service with the movie-going experience, but also introducing unique programming and high-profile, star studded special events.

Alamo Drafthouse Founder & CEO, Tim League, created Fantastic Fest, a world renowned film festival dubbed “The Geek Telluride” by Variety. Also regarded as the “Comic Con of film festivals” Fantastic Fest showcases eight days of offbeat cinema from independents, international filmmakers and major Hollywood Studios.

The Alamo Drafthouse’s collectible art boutique, Mondo, offers breathtaking, original products featuring designs from world-famous artists based on licenses for popular TV and Movie properties including Star Wars, Star Trek & Universal Monsters.

The Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is expanding its brand in new and exciting ways, including the launch of Drafthouse Films, a new film distribution label and plans to extend its theaters and unique programming philosophy to additional markets across the United States.– Courtesy Drafthouse.com

Danny Laurel

I've lived in Texas all my life and can't express how much I love this state. I found that I was enjoying these amazing bbq spots and drinking fantastic Texas-made beer and wanted my buddies and I to be able to share them with our readers.

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