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Our Fresh Beer Series delivers the best in farm fresh beer. Big flavors, bold yeast characters and huge hop aromas reflect our rich California agricultural bounty. Every beer is brewed, packaged and shipped with an eye towards maximum freshness. All of our Fresh Beers are designed to pair with a wide variety of cuisine—so enjoy a pour of The Golden State’s most flavorful beer...


CRAFT PILSNER

Almanac’s Craft Pilsner is a crisp, dry-hopped lager that provides a West Coast twist on the traditional German style. Citra, Mosaic, Simcoe, and Mandarina Bavaria hops provide a melon and citrus nose backed by 100% Pilsner malt. This beer is crushable, always begging for another sip and pairs well with sushi, outdoor grilling and tames spicy Thai and Mexican dishes.

ABV: 4.8%
Tasting Notes: Crisp, Hoppy, Crushable
Malt: Pilsner Malt
Hops: Citra, Mosaic, Mandarina Bavaria & Simcoe
Availability: Draft & 12oz cans

SAISON DOLORES

This California spin on a saison highlights tropical and floral aromas. An expressive fermentation provides hints of pineapple and white pepper, while a dry-hop of Mosaic and Hallertau Blanc doubles down on tropical aromas of mango and passionfruit. Enjoy this aromatic farmhouse ale with earthy mushroom dishes, funky washed-rind cheeses and al pastor street tacos.

ABV: 5.5%
Tasting Notes: Aromatic, Floral, Tropical
Malt: Pale Malt, Pale Rye & White Wheat
Hops: Hallertau Blanc, Mosaic & Hull Melon
Availability: Draft & 12oz cans

SAN FRANCISCO IPA

This West Coast IPA features an explosive aroma of citrus, tropical fruit and dankness from a blend of Citra, Mosaic, Simcoe, Hallertau Blanc and El Dorado hops. Intensely hoppy without overt bitterness, a light malt backbone balances this IPA, giving it a clean finish and making it a beer to be enjoyed again and again. Inspired by San Francisco but brewed to be enjoyed everywhere. Enjoy with super burritos, hangtown fry, and rich cioppino.

ABV: 6.5%
Tasting Notes: Tropical, Citrus, Dank
Malt: Pale Malt, Maris Otter & Flaked Oats
Hops: Citra, Mosaic, Simcoe, Hallertau Blanc & El Dorado
Availability: Draft & 12oz cans

MANDARINA

Mandarina’s tart and citrusy profile makes it the perfect beer for warm, sunny days. The combination of crisp tartness, tangerines and the citrus aromas of Mandarina Bavaria and Citra hops puts this farmhouse ale’s fruity aroma over the top. Pair this summer sipper with a day at the beach, fresh seafood and citrus-infused desserts.

ABV: 6.5%
Tasting Notes: Citrus, Tart, Refreshing
Malt: Pale Malt & White Wheat
Hops: Citra, Mosaic & Mandarina Bavaria
Availability: Draft & 12oz cans