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Battle Crye - Rye IPA

One of Alex's most famous recipes, this West Coast style Rye IPA drips notes of Tropical Mango, Sweet Pine and Candied Citrus backed by a chewy, spicy Rye Malt character.

6.6% APV
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Binary Sunset - NEIPA with Orange

Infused with bold Citrus flavors, this NE IPA will warm your taste buds like the Twin Suns. It's heavily dry hopped for notes of candied Citrus, red Berries, Mandarine Orange, Peach, and tropical flavors of Mango and Papaya. These are the Hops you're looking for.

7.0% APV
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Cemetary Gates - Fruited Sour

Black as midnight and smooth as silk, our Smoked Porter is brewed with Applewood Smoked Malt, Chocolate, Black, and Crystal malts with a touch of Oats for a rich, decadent mouthfeel. The subtle smokiness isn’t overpowering, and melds harmoniously with the Robust Porter base.

6.0% APV
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Court Shoes Only - Double NE IPA

We hope you enjoy our version of this Charlotte-wide brewing initiative in support of Aceing Autism. Our version is a Double New England IPA brewed with 25% Flaked Oats and Wheat for that silky smooth haze and Double Dry Hopped with insane amounts of Citra, Simcoe, Galaxy, and Azacca hops. This is the most dry hops we have EVER used at LLBC! It drips with sticky notes of Peach, Mango, Stone Fruit, Passion Fruit, and sweet candied Pine.

8.3 % APV
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Force Lightning - DDH NE IPA

Our galactic quest for new Hops has led us down the path to find Trident and Lotus. These new varieties will ignite your senses with complex notes of bright Citrus, Vanilla, Mango, and Passion Fruit. El Dorado Hops lend notes of Pear and Pineapple. You don't know the Power of the Hop Side.

7% APV
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Green Ghost - NE IPA

A porch-crusher Wheat Session IPA with intense notes of Passion Fruit, Pineapple, Stone Fruit, Flower petals and a pleasant dankness from the Grungeist and Sultana Hops.

5.5% APV
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Guavitational Pull - Dry-Hopped Fruited Sour

We kicked up our Guava Sour a few notches by Double Dry Hopping with bushels of tropical BRU-1, Citra, Mosaic, and Galaxy hops. The hops work harmoniously with the Guava to create a mouthwatering flavor and aroma that’s sure to send you into Orbit!

6% APV
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Jack the Sipper - Winter Warmer

Rich and Malty, with notes of toffee, dried fruit and brown sugar accented by spicy, floral and citrus flavors from the finest East Kent Golding Hops.

7.3% ABV
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Juicy McJuiceface - NE India Pale Ale

ow bitterness and tons of Flaked Oats provides a silky smooth body to support an obscene amounts of Tropical American Hops.

7.2% ABV
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Lefterhosen - Marzen

Lefterhosen is our faithful interpretation of an Oktoberfest Lager. It is rich, smooth, and dangerously drinkable with a complex and chewy Malt structure and just the right amount of bitterness from the traditional German Noble Hops used.

6.6% APV
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Love Joy - Apricot Wheat Ale

Kettle hopped with Grungeist to compliment the nearly 20lbs of Apricot per barrel. Bright, sweet Apricot in a base of Traditional German style Hefeweizen.

5.5% APV
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Mercury Retrograde - Raspberry Milkshake IPA

Raspberry Milkshake IPA, boasting insane amounts of Red Raspberry puree, Vanilla Beans and Lactose for a touch of creaminess. This delicious creation was made for Co-Owner Tim's 40th Birthday. 

7.5% APV
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Obsidian tomahawk - Barrel Aged Imperial Stout

It's been slumbering on a pile of Bourbon Barrel Oak Honeycombs for 3 months and is finally ready to be unleashed! This pitch black beauty is brimming with notes of dark malts, chocolate, coffee, and a nice touch of Bourbon Barrel vanilla and toasty oak notes. It's dangerously drinkable for a 12.5% ABV brew!

12.5% APV
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Pit fighter - Belgian Dubbel

Traditional Belgian Dubbel fermented on 25 pounds of Sour Cherries per barrel. The classic notes of dark fruit, rich malts, and spicy/estery yeast are transformed into liquid Cherry Pie by the hefty fruit addition.

8.5% ABV
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Participation Award - American Blonde Ale

Smooth and toasty with a touch of Honey-like sweetness. Beer flavored beer that satisfies.

5.1% ABV
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Pickle Me Elmo - Pickle Sour Ale

A Dill pickle Gose, brewed with tons of fresh Dill, Coriander, Salt and fresh Organic Cucumbers. Light and tart, this 4.5%ABV brew will crush your thirst!

5% ABV
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Rhymes with Kolsch - Kolsch

A light hybrid ale with characteristics similar to lager; crisp, clean, with light malt flavors and a hint of fruity hops. Kettle hopped with the New World German aroma Hops Mandarina, Hallertau Blanc, and Huell Melon for a touch of fruity aromatics.

5.5% ABV
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Rhymes with Kolsch - Kolsch

A light hybrid ale with characteristics similar to lager; crisp, clean, with light malt flavors and a hint of fruity hops. Kettle hopped with the New World German aroma Hops Mandarina, Hallertau Blanc, and Huell Melon for a touch of fruity aromatics.

5.5% ABV
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Sight Beyond sight - NE IPA

Loaded with Galaxy, Mosaic, and Sultana Hops, this Hazy Beauty oozes with notes of Peach, Pineapple, Stone Fruit, Passion Fruit, Papaya, Citrus, and a hint of Sweet Pine.

6% ABV
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Stupid Man Suit - Blueberry Milkshake IPA

Slip through the Worm Hole with this Blueberry Milkshake IPA. Made with 42 lbs of Blueberry puree per barrel, Tahitian Vanilla, Lactose, and heavily dry hopped with Mosaic and Galaxy, this is a true-blue dessert experience in a glass.

7.4% ABV
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Three Hour Tour - Coconut Vanilla Blonde Ale

Blonde Ale with Toasted coconut, vanilla and a special blend of malts.  Like liquid Coconut Cream Pie, a tropical escape in a glass!

5.2% APV
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Turbosaurus - Double IPA

This beast weighs in at 9 5%ABV and a ripping 85 IBUS. It slashes at your throat with massive notes of Tropical Fruit, Apricot, Peach, Candied Citrus and sticky, dank Pine.

9.5% ABV
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Van Damme - Belgian DubbeL

This traditional Belgian Style Dubbel is brewed with 9 different malts and Belgian Dark Candi Syrup. Flavor are deep, complex malts, dark dried fruit, plum, toffee and beautiful spicy/fruity esters from the Belgian yeast strain we used.

8% APV
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Walter - Belgian White Ale

Refreshingly complex session beer brewed with Wheat, Oats, Sweet Orange Peel, Indian Coriander, and Chamomile flowers.

5.25% ABV
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Blix - Coffee Stout

Black as midnight, black as pitch. A rich and creamy Oatmeal Stout with Organic Sumatra coffee and smooth Tahitian Vanilla. Embrace the darkness.

6.4% APV
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Brave Tart - Fruited Sour

Sour Ale brewed with Nilla Wafers, Strawberries, Vanilla, and Lactose. The sour side of our sweet craft brewery. 

6.0% APV
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Cosmic Jellyfish - West Coast IPA

This bitter beauty showcases Galaxy, Simcoe, and Experimental Hops HBC586, both in the kettle and as generous Dry Hop additions. Expect juicy Tropical notes of Mango, Guava, Citrus, Peach, Pine, and Passion fruit. It will have firm bitterness and a lovely Malt backing with Base, Munich, Pilsner, and Crystal malts.

6.7% APV
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Edge of Precipice - Pale Ale

This dry hopped APA is crisp and crushable, with notes of Citrus, Tropical fruits, Candied Orange, and Sweet Pine. Dry hopped for an amazing aroma.

5% APV
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Green Clouds - Hopped Lager

Built on a base of NC Pilsner, Munich, 2 Row Malt, and kissed with soft pillowy Wheat, our Spring Lager is heavily dry hopped for incredible aromas. It smells like walking through a Spring meadow, with Tangerine, Stone Fruit, Sweet Grass, Gooseberry and hints of Passion Fruit. It’s low bitterness and crisp, mouthwatering flavor will make this your favorite new crusher.

5.5% APV
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Guava Nice Day - Fruited Sour

This 6%ABV Sour Ale was fermented on nearly 1 pounds of juicy tropical Pink Guava puree per gallon of beer! Expect intense tropical and exotic fruit notes with a sour complexity from our kettle souring process.

6% APV
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Inappropriate Haiku - Farmhouse Ale

Our first collab brew with Little Brother Brewing is a rustic Farmhouse style Ale with an Asian flair. Brewed with exotic Hibiscus Flowers, Jasmine Green Tea, and the sweet/tart flavors of Red Plum. It’s soft and fruity, with a complex yeast character and a dry yet fruity finish. Sometimes it’s OK to be a little inappropriate!

8% APV
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Juicy McJuiceface - NE India Pale Ale

ow bitterness and tons of Flaked Oats provides a silky smooth body to support an obscene amounts of Tropical American Hops.

7.2% ABV
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Laser Shark - American India Pale Ale

Crisp and dry, with intense notes of Citrus, Dank Pine, and light Tropical hops.

7% APV
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Laser Shark V.2- American IPA

Our new and improved West Coast IPA. A nice malt background with resinous and piney hops and a touch of grapefruit/sweet citrus and hints of mango.

7.4% APV
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Life is Just a Bowl of Cherries - Fruited Sour

This Cherry Pie Kettle Sour is just what you need to remind you that life’s not all bad. Brewed with Sour and Dark Cherries, Madagascar Vanilla, Lactose and a hint of spice.

6% APV
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Mandalorian Milkshake - NE IPA

A bounty of Tropical Lychee flavor, lactose, vanilla and Bubble Tea Powder come together in this intergalactic creation.
*This was our 2019 Strange Brew entry and was available for a limited time*

7.5% APV
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Moe - Pilsner

A classic German style Pilsner with a crisp malt character and hopped with Spicy and Earthy Hallertau Hops. Gimme some Moe!

5.5% APV
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Photon Ray - West Coast IPA

A classic West Coast IPA with Tropical and Citrus hops. It bursts with notes of Orange Marmalade, Citrus, Mango Peach and a nice dank bitterness. This is all supported by a rounded malt bill which includes 2 Row, Pilsner and Vienna Malts.

7% ABV
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Pulp up The Volume - Orange Milkshake IPA

Now is not the time to be quiet. Turn it up with this soft and creamy NE IPA infused with Fresh Orange, Madagascar Vanilla and a touch of Lactose to accent the bunches of Citra, Azacca and Mandarina Hops. Get Pulped Up!

6% ABV
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Six Hour Tour - Strong Ale

Six Hour Tour is our imperial coconut vanilla blonde ale aged on rum-infused American oak. Expect massive notes of luscious coconut, smooth Madagascar vanilla and a complex and pastry-like malt profile, accentuated by toasty oak that really pops once the beer warms up.

8.5% ABV
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Star emission - Belgian Tripel

Traditional Belgian Triple. Deceptively smooth with lovely spice and orchard fruit esters of pear, baked apple and stone fruit with a hint of sweetness from massive amounts of Pilsner malt.

9.8% ABV
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Six Foot Fist Bump - Pale Ale

This classic American Pale Ale is loaded with notes of sticky pine, citrus, and dank herbs. Its lightly dry-hopped for an amazing hop aroma. Totally crushable at 5.2% ABV.

5.2% ABV
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Static Vacation - Fruited Sour

Attention all couch surfers, put down that travel guide and burn your passports! Vacation? Who needs a vacation when you can simply pop one of these Tropical Punch Sours and escape from reality! Brewed with massive amounts of Pineapple, Guava, Papaya, Passion Fruit, Pomegranate, and Cara Cara Orange. Ride the wave!

7.2% ABV
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Tech Noir - Porter

A Robust Porter with a creamy mouthfeel and luscious notes of chocolate, coffee and dark toffee balanced by American hops from the Pacific Northwest.

6% APV
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The Pie is Falling - Spiced Yam Beer

Our first Sweet Potato Spice Autumn Ale is made with loads of NC Sweet Potatoes, hand blended spices, and Madagascar Vanilla. Complimented by a think and chewy malt base made with 9 different grains, this is Autumn in a glass.

5.7% APV
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Thunder Drum - Amber Ale

A sessionable Amber with a complex malt bill boasting notes of Caramel, Toffee and Toasty Grain. Generously hopped with Nugget, Cascade and Amarillo contributing flavors of citrus, pine and dark herbs.

6.2% ABV
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Under the C's - NE India Pale Ale

A smooth drinking NE IPA with huge amounts of Mango, Citrus and Stonefruit from massive additions of Citra, Cashmere and Calypso hops.

7.2% APV