BEER at TAP room

The standard - Czech Pale LAger - 4.5% ABV (12°P)

What most US consumer think about when they think Czech Pilsner (the ten of you out there). Soft water, Czech floor malt, double decoction, open fermentation, natural carbonation, long lagering - all the techniques and ingredients that make Czech beer so unique and such a pleasure to drink.

ABV: 4.5
STYLE: Czech Pale Lager
MALT: Floor Malted Czech Pils
HOPS: Sterling
YEAST: Lager Yeast
FUN FACTS: Double decocted, open fermented, naturally carbonated, & extended lagering.

Zwickel Beer - German Pale LAger - 4.5% ABV (12°P)

Our unfiltered German session lager has a clean malt flavor that is accentuated by German Spalt hops. Biscuity spicy aromas, clean bright malt driven flavors and snappy yet flavorful - lager beer at it's finest.

ABV: 4.5
STYLE: German Pale Lager
MALT: German Pils
HOPS: Spalt
YEAST: Lager Yeast
FUN FACTS: Single decoction, naturally carbonated & extended lagering.

PUNK PRAYER - German Pils - 4.5% ABV (11°P)

A hoppy, hard water, German inspired Pils hopped with Pink Boots’ proprietary hop was led by our Notch production manager & Pink Boots Massachusetts Chapter Leader Brienne Allan with support from Cambridge Brewing Company‘s Lee Lord. Assisting was our tap room manager Liz Olive, Notch Brand Reps Claire E Hartnell and Kylie Klinger, Notch co-founder Mary Ellen Leahy, and Gulu-Gulu Cafe GM Erin Oliver.

ABV: 4.5
STYLE: German Pilsner
MALT: Valley Malt Pils
HOPS: Loral, Palisade
YEAST: Lager Yeast
FUN FACTS: Single decoction, naturally carbonated & extended lagering.

Loggerhead - doppelbock - 7.5 ABV 

We only brew strong beers for festivals, and Loggerhead was brewed for our inaugural Starkbierfest. German Munich malt underwent a triple decoction to bring out the richness of this style without cloying sweetness. Open fermented, naturally carbonated and lagered for 3 months. 

MALT: Munich, Vienna
HOPS: Spalt
YEAST: Lager
FUN FACTS: Loggerhead is metal poker that is heated and placed into a glass of bock to caramelize sugars. 

radler - sparkling lemonade + pale lager

Traditional German mixture of sparkling lemonade and pale lager.  Thirst quencher!

BETWEEN the waves - pale Ale - 4.3% abv

Session pale ale with all the elements of new fruit aromatics yet backed with British malt character. Lime, tropical fruit, pine, and citrus.

ABV: 4.3
MALT: British Pale
HOPS: Motueka, Waimea
YEAST: British
FUN FACTS: New Zealand hops, British malt: song from the War on Drugs

TURN IT ON - Session IPA - 4.3% ABV

British malt and hard water sets this session IPA up for a bright & tight flavor profile that finishes dry and clean. All the citrus and melon aromas you would expect from hops named Citra, Mandarina and Melon!

ABV: 4.3%
STYLE: Session IPA
MALT: Maris Otter
HOPS: Citra, Mandarina Bavaria, Huell Melon
YEAST: Brit Ale
FUN FACTS: Song by the Flaming Lips when they were still a rock band.


British malt meets German hops. Dry hopped with the new German variety Hallertau Blanc. Grape, peach and fruit aromatics.

ABV: 4.2%
STYLE: Single Hop Pale Ale
MALT: Golden Promise
HOPS: Hallertau Blanc
FUN FACTS: Teenage Riot is a Sonic Youth song off the album Daydream Nation. 

Salem Film Fest Beer, TRUE BREW Pale ALe - 4.5% abv

A New England Pale Ale that is heavily dry hopped with newer German varieties of Huell Melon and Mandarina Bavaria. Aromas of citrus, melon, and stone fruit. 4.5% ABV. We brewed this beer to aid in the fundraising and awareness of the Salem Film Fest. A portion of all sales goes directly to the Salem Film Fest.

ABV: 4.5
MALT: Golden Promise
HOPS: Mandarina Bavaria, Huell Melon
APPEARANCE: New England Haze
FUN FACTS: Proceeds to benefit the Salem Film Fest

english dream - british best bitter - 4.1% abv

The classic British pub beer, Best Bitter is also known as Pale Ale in the motherland. British malt, British hops, British yeast, and British hard water profile.

ABV: 4.1
MALT: Golden Promise
HOPS: EK Goldings
YEAST: London
APPEARANCE: Old school British clarity. 
FUN FACTS: Open fermented, dry hopped with Goldings

Dog & Pony SHow - pale ale - 4.0% abv

Pils & wheat malt meet 100% Citra Hops. It's a citrus explosion that never fatigues. 

ABV: 4.0
MALT: Pils, Wheat
HOPS: Citra
YEAST: British
APPEARANCE: New England style haze
FUN FACTS: Dog & Pony was the first pale ale we brewed for the new Salem Brewery.