Factotum beer flight

Soldier’s Reward
(6.2% ABV, 29 IBU)

Style: Classic American Pilsner
Malts: 6-Row, Flaked Rice, Flaked Corn, Melanoidin
Hops: Cluster
Yeast: German Monk Lager (INIS-711)
Brewer: Factotum Staff

With a very small amount of melanoidin malt to give the beer a little more depth of character, expect a straight-forward beer with a creamy mouthfeel, a dry finish, and floral and spicy notes from the Cluster hops.

Imperial Kentucky Common
(8.2% ABV, 21 IBU)

Style: Kentucky Common
Malts: 6-Row, Flaked Corn, Flaked Rye, Carafa III, Acidulated
Hops: Cluster, Tettnang
Yeast: English Ale (SafAle DCL/Fermentis #S-04)
Brewer: Factotum Staff

The Kentucky common style of beer was created in the Louisville, Kentucky area in the late 1800’s for the working class population.  Traditionally low in alcohol, we put a twist on this classic American amber ale and doubled the ABV.

Bike Fight
(11.3% ABV, 43 IBU)

Style: English Barleywine
Malts: Maris Otter, Caramel/Crystal 60L, Special B, Chocolate Malt
Hops: Northdown, East Kent Golding
Yeast: London Ale I (INIS-303)
Brewers: Chris D’Amico and Johnny Flowers

This is a big, boozy beer that’s big on malt flavor and with just enough hops to even things out.

(6% ABV, 36 IBU)

Style: Brown Ale
Malts: 2-Row, Caramel/Crystal 60L, Carafoam, Caramel/Crystal 20L, Chocolate Malt, Black Patent
Hops: East Kent Golding, Willamette, Liberty
Yeast: American Ale (INIS-010)
Brewers: Treeline Homebrew Club

Backhand is a medium-dark brown ale with a sweetness up front and a light roasted aftertaste.

Tart Cherry Pale Ale
(6.5% ABV, 45 IBU)

Style: American Pale Ale
Malts: 2-Row, Munich 10L, Caraamber
Hops: Amarillo
Yeast: American Ale (SafAle #US-05)
Additional: Tart Cherries
Brewer: Chris Stuart

Expect a slightly pink beer that’s citrusy, fruity, and mildly tart but with enough hops on the back end to remind you of its pale ale base.

Belgeo-NE IPA
(7.1% ABV, 45 IBU)

Style: Belgian-Style/New England-Style IPA
Malts: 2-Row, Caramel/Crystal 10L, Special B
Hops: Citra, Galaxy, Mosaic
Yeast: Forbidden Fruit (WY#3463) equivalent
Brewer: Josh Favinger

Is it a Belgian IPA?  The yeast and the Special B malt would suggest that.  Is it a New England IPA?  The varieties of hops as well as their quantities and how we used them might give you that impression.  Whatever you want to call it, this hybrid IPA is juicy, spicy, and mildly bitter.

English Porter
(4.8% ABV, 29 IBU)

Style: English Porter
Malts: Metcalfe Pale Ale, Genie Crystal 100, Genie Munich, Genie Honey Malt
Hops: Fuggle, Challenger
Yeast: English Ale (SafAle #S-04)
Brewer: Root Shoot Malting

Originally brewed for the working class of 19th Century London, the English porter is a precursor not just to other, darker porters but also to brown ales.  Modern drinkers will find more similarities with contemporary brown ales than with contemporary porters but the slight and roast and caramel flavors of English Porter put it in a category all its own.

Hey Jealousy
(7.3% ABV, 76 IBU)

Style: American IPA
Malts: 2-Row, Caramel/Crystal 10L, Biscuit, Carafoam, Honey Malt
Hops: Northern Brewer, Centennial, Hallertau, Amarillo
Yeast: American Ale (SafAle #US-05)
Additional: Juniper Berries
Brewers: Robin and Justin James

This pleasantly bitter and spruce-y beer acquired even more depth of character with the addition of whole juniper berries to the boil.

Curious Jorge
(5.8% ABV, 36 IBU)

Style: American Amber
Malts: 2-Row, Melanoidin, Special B, Crystal Dark
Hops: Green Bullet, Pride of Ringwood, Nelson Sauvin, Ella, Pacific Jade, Galaxy
Yeast: American Ale (SafAle #US-05)
Brewer: The Monkey Barrel

Our second collaboration with The Monkey Barrel, Curious Jorge begins with dark fruit and complex malt flavors and finishes off with a piney, resinous, and mild bitterness.

Small-Batches and Barrel-Aged Beers

Almost every beer at Factotum is a rotating beer but, because these were brewed on a smaller 1/2 BBL system or are a small portion of a larger batch set aside for barrel-aging, these particular beers rotate in and out much more quickly; ask your bartender about the day’s selection.