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Archives: May 2016

Just tapped: Lemongrass Luau (Herbed/ Spiced Ale) – Kona Brewing Co

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Just tapped: Lemongrass Luau (Herbed/ Spiced Ale) – Kona Brewing Co. 5.8% ABVlemongrass luau

Brewer’s Notes:
Refreshing summer quencher! With its modest alcohol content Lemongrass Luau can be considered a session beer, perfect for pau hana, sharing pints with friends, and great with almost any meal.

Latest Wines: Saint AIX Vine De Provence Rose

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Saint AIX Vine De Provence Rose 2015aix rose

“Delicate perfume of ripe mandarin oranges, raspberries and wild strawberries. Slightly spicy in the taste. Again a tribute to red forest fruits, cherries, strawberries and fresh fig, with a hint of thyme. Ideal as an aperitif, but also as a lunch rose when combined with seafood, salads, grilled tuna or roasted chicken.” – Cees Van Casteren, Master of Wine

Latest Wines: Vidigal 2014 Vinho Verde

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Vidigal 2014 Vinho Verde vidigal verde
Vibrant and fresh, Vinho Verde literally translates to “young wine,” and Vidigal’s version is consistently one of the most critically acclaimed examples produced.
Vintage: 2014 | Wine Type: White Wine
Varietal: 50% Loureiro/40% Trajadura/10% Arinto
Origin: Portugal | Appellation: Vinho Verde D.O.C.
Elaboration:  Hand picked in small bins. Stainless steel fermentation. Unoaked.
Winemaker: Antonio Mendes Lopes, Antonio Ventura, Rafael Neuparth, and Arnaldo Simoes
Citric color with pale greenish tones. Fruited aroma with hints of tropical fruits and flowers. Pleasant mouth with a slight effervescence and sweetness that combines well with the natural acidity highlighted with fruited and pectoral characteristics.

Silver Cow is proud to serve La Bodega Original

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We, at Silver Cow, are excited to team up with La Bodega Original! Below is a list from our May 16la bodega logo black menu. This menu will change often and we will be introducing sandwiches and desserts, as well!
If La Bodega sounds familiar to you, it could be because they currently provide all the delicious food inside Bold City Brewery on Thursday, Friday and Saturdays evenings. We have personally been consistently impressed by a number of their amazing creations and we hope you will drop by Silver Cow and enjoy the pairing of La Bodega food with one or two of our available beers on tap!

Almond Pesto Spread (vegetarian) $7.45 – artichoke hearts, feta , almond  basil pesto served with baguette toast points

Spanish Sausage Hot Salad $7.45 – slightly spicy pork sausage, peppers and olives

Pico de Gallo $7.45 – served with Bodega chips

Mascarpone Onion Dip $7.45 – served hot with baguette toast points

Smoked Red Pepper Hummus $7.45 – tahini , cilantro, red peppers served with Pita chips

Spicy crab Dip $7.45 – imitation crab, sriracha ,mayo spiced to perfection served with baguette toast points

Bodega Smoked Pimiento Cheese Dip $7.45 – served with baguette toast points

Just tapped: Three Brews from First Magnitude Brewing

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URSA IPA – First Magnitude Brewing Company 7.30% ABV – No description at this time.first mag logo

Siren Blonde Ale – First Magnitude Brewing Company 4.9%
Just like the sirens of mythology, the Siren blonde ale is beautiful and dangerous; beautiful in its light golden hue, and dangerous in that it’s hard to enjoy just one. Siren is a refreshing, approachable, easy-drinking choice for an afternoon at the beach or a sunset paddle. Featuring more hop character and bitterness than a standard blonde ale, she compares favorably with a pilsner. Siren is brewed with an American two-row pale malt base with a generous amount of Vienna malt and a touch of Victory to add complexity and aid in head retention. Warrior hops are used for bittering, and the floral and spicy notes come from a combination of Hallertau Mittelfrüh and German Tettnang hops.

72 Pale Ale – First Magnitude Brewing Company 5.5% ABV
There aren’t many constants in life. Two that we can rely on at FM are that water from cool, clear first magnitude springs are a constant 72 degrees Fahrenheit year-round, and that hops never fail to make us smile. 72 pale ale is a beer for the hop lover. It has a prominent citrus and somewhat floral aroma paired with a bready malt note in the background. The beer has an enticing, light copper color and is balanced, but leans decidedly towards the hops in its flavor and aroma. It is medium-bodied with a semi-dry finish that leaves a lingering herbal/spicy sense on the tongue.

72 features American two-row as a base malt with Munich malt to balance the hop flavor and Crystal malt to provide color and a bit of sweetness. Chinook hops provide the bittering while Cascade and Centennial hops are used for flavor and aroma. The aroma is enhanced by dry hopping.

Live Original Music Tuesdays with Trials of Job

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Join us for Free Live Original Music with “Trials of Job”, Tuesdays 9pm – Midnight. Enjoy our Late Night Happy Hour from 9pm – 11pm!.

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Just tapped: 2014 Spaghetti Western Imperial Chocolate & Coffee Stout – Prairie Artisan Ales / Brewfist

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Just tapped: 2014 Spaghetti Western Imperial Chocolate & Coffee Stout – Prairie Artisan Ales / spag westernBrewfist 8.7% ABV. Very limited and retired.
Brewer’s Notes:
Imperial Chocolate Coffee Stout – EBC120 – Plato 23.0 Malti: Pale, Carafa 3, Special B,Crystal, Chocolate Luppoli: Magnum Imperial Stout con aggiunta di caffè e fave di cacao a freddo nel maturatore. Prevalgono le note tostate dei malti e il caffè sia al naso che in bocca. Birra in collaborarazione con Prairie Artisan Ales, microbirrificio dell’Oklahoma (USA)

Just tapped: Pitchfork Pear & Vanilla Cider – Sonoma Cider

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Just tapped: Pitchfork Pear & Vanilla Cider (Retired) – Sonoma Cider 4.5% ABV pear vanilla cider
Brewer’s Notes:
We prepare our Pear Cider in a way that delicately balances the clean, refreshing fruitiness of a proprietary blend of carefully selected apples with the creamy, vanilla-like qualities of pears. This delightful effervescent beverage is sure to refresh and please even the most discriminating palate.

Just tapped: Ace Pineapple Cider – California Cider Co.

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Just tapped: Ace Pineapple Cider –  California Cider Copineapple cider acempany 5% ABV
Brewer’s Notes:
First pineapple cider developed in the world. Instant sweet taste with tart finish. Mixes well. Refreshing.
Inspired by the House Family’s annual visit to the beautiful Hawaiian Islands our Pineapple cider is an ideal drink for tropical hot and humid climates. Our signature drink the Hawaii 5-0 is a mix of Ace Pineapple cider, coconut rum, ice and a garnish of fresh pineapple. This original cider is perfect for a backyard BBQ, or Bacon dishes.

Just tapped: Tuco Style Freakout (aka Agave Lime) Mead – B Nektar Meadery

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Just tapped: Tuco Style Freakout (aka Agave Lime) Mead – B Nektar Meadery 6% ABV tuco
Mazer’s Notes:
Essential Elements – Orange blossom honey, agave nectar, lime juice and lime zest.
Appearance – Pale green and crystal clear with a fizzy head that disperses swiftly to the rim.
Experience – Tart lime engulfs the tongue followed by a creamy sweetness of honey and agave. Medium bodied with a lime pith bitterness on the semi-dry finish. A zip of acidity adds to the wonderful balance of the sweet, tart, and bitter flavors.