3 Popular Craft Beers at Adam’s

It may come as no surprise that some of our most popular craft beers are brewed right here in the DMV area. In particular, Dogfish Head is brewed in Milton, Delaware while the Flying Dog is brewed in Frederick, Maryland. And, while some of our popular craft beers are available year round, a handful are just here for a season, like Spaten Oktoberfest. So, with the fall season approaching, perhaps it’s time to think outside the box and try a new ale at Adam’s Edgewater.

Popular craft beers and ales

Flying Dog Bloodline Blood Orange IPA

The Flying Dog Bloodline Blood Orange Ale is an intensely-hopped IPA brewed with blood orange peel and blood orange juice. The medium bodied American IPA pours hazy/orange and has aromas of grapefruit, blood orange, and citrus. Overall, Bloodline hits the perfect balance between citrus sweetness and bitterness. So, if you are skeptical about trying a fruity beer, this one may take you by surprise.

  • 7% ABV
  • Food pairings: grilled light proteins, salads with fruity vinaigrettes, and fresh salsa
  • Release date: year round
  • Flavors: blood orange peel and blood orange juice with hints of caramel 

Dogfish Head 60 Minute IPA

This golden colored American IPA got its name as its brewed using Northwest hops and boiled continually for a full 60 minutes. Thus, adding more than 60 hop additions continuously to create a bold and timeless flavor. 60 Minute IPA is a surprisingly sessionable IPA for the craft enthusiast.

  • 6% ABV
  • Food pairings: spicy foods, pesto, grilled salmon, soy-based dishes, pizza
  • Release date: year round
  • Flavors: hoppy, citrusy, and grassy with moderate bitterness and crisp finish

Spaten Oktoberfest

The beer of Munich’s famous Oktoberfest is aromatic, savory, and gold in color. Spaten Oktoberfest is a medium bodied beer that has achieved its great taste by balancing the roasted malt flavor with the perfect amount of hops. You will notice aromas of corn, caramel, butter, and biscuits, as well as a uniquely bitter finishing taste.

  • 5.9% ABV
  • Food pairings: hearty dishes including sausages, pork, fried chicken and Mexican entrees
  • Release date: fall months
  • Flavors: caramel sweetness, buttered biscuits, and mild apple esters

Don’t forget to stop by Adam’s TapHouse and Grille in Edgewater this fall season. Our Smoked Beef Brisket and Smoked Wings complement all of our popular craft beers. Our Tender braised brisket of beef with Adam’s bourbon and brown sugar sauce is nothing short of a crowd pleaser. What’s a great beer without some great food?

Also, be sure to join us for Octoberfest Night on Wednesday, October 11th. We will be running German favorites such as Bratwurst, Knockwurst, and Weisswurst. Plus, we will be serving Octoberfest beers at $5 a pint featuring Spaten Oktoberfest and Sam Adams Octoberfest!