This light Pilsner-style lager is the perfect easy-going beer anytime of the year. Brewed with Pilsner, Rice, and Carolina grown Rye malt from Riverbend Malt House - along with a healthy dose of Crystal hops, which lend a subtle lemon character - our AB Blonde is the perfect thirst quencher.
Modern American IPA
There’s that special feeling when you see the coast crest upon the horizon. We believe we've captured it in this IPA. Winner of a silver medal at the NC Brewers Cup, this beer is dry Hopped with Simcoe and Citra - giving tropical notes of apricot and mango, as well as citrus such as lime zest and grapefruit.
Single Bock - Amber Lager
As an homage to our native dome-backed Terrapene, whom we’ll sometimes find wandering into the brewery, we created this Dunkles-style Bock. This beautiful amber lager is characterized by a toasty-rich malt character, with notes of creamy caramel accented with dark fruit. Brewed with locally grown Carolina Malt House Pilsner and Dark Munich malts.
To commemorate the change of seasons, we’ve brewed up this bright American-style wheat. Carrying an easy going character of strawberry and cantaloupe, while drinking light and effervescent, this beer will have you ready for the warmer days ahead!
Seen soaring around the Kitty Hawk Lifesaving Station, the Black Pelican was a beacon of hope to wary sailors. If a threatening storm ever arose, these men knew they could depend on this winged savior to guide them to safety, even in the most unbridled conditions.
In honor of the Black Pelican, we brewed this porter with Golden Promise, Golden Naked Oats, Vanilla and Lactose – along with a hearty addition of maple syrup – this beer will keep you content indoors, so you don’t have to challenge the wrath of the sea and find safety behind the wing the Black Pelican.
Belgian Golden Ale
As lore goes, there's a stash buried beneath those hills strong enough to kill the Devil himself. As the trickster he is, he passed on this recipe of deceitful strength. With it, we crafted this beautiful golden ale. Smooth and devious, this libation will catch you when least expected - just like the original charlatan himself.
Blanc It Like It’s Hot is a bright and effervescent Brut IPA, blended with Sauvignon Blanc grapes and dry hopped with over 2 pound per barrel of Nelson Sauvin and Hallertau Blanc. Pouring pale straw in color, aromas of papaya, lime zest and kiwi swirl around the nose. This carries over to the flavors of white peach, guava, and subtle gooseberry that lead to a spritzy and clean finish.
A traditional English-style oatmeal stout at its core, this beer drinks incredibly easy for its alcohol percentage. Brewed with British barley and oats, our Core Sound Oatmeal Stout imparts a smooth texture, with a medium dry palate and bittersweet cocoa finish.
New England IPA
Boasting a golden yellow haze and cloudy soft mouthfeel, this first run of our Tropospheric IPA series finds a balance between its layers of grapefruit zest, blueberry and apricot notes, accompanied by a clean bitterness delivered by Mosaic and Cashmere.
Seabirds fly the salty wind - east to south, north to west. Can we go, as they go? Brewed with almost a pound per gallon of Boysenberry and Tart Cherry, this Black Gose is resonating with dark fruit character. Beginning big and jammy, the conclusion finishes with a character of cherry pie, all while carrying a bright tartness throughout.
Traditional Light German Lager
Finding a balance between the easy drinkability of American domestics and the flavors of German Lagers, our Helles is an incredibly quenchable beer characterized by a smooth grainy-sweet malt flavor and soft, but dry finish. This authentic Bavarian-style character is captured from our use of NC-grown Violetta 2-Row Pilsner Malt, of Deutsch pedigree, provided by Carolina Malt House.
This farmhouse pale ale is driven by an fine balance between yeast and hops. Equanot and Opal deliver notes of ruby red grapefruit and white pepper that are then followed through with a distinctive rustic character and slight tartness provided by our saison yeast. This is then concluded with a subtle lingering bitterness and dry finish.
Tart American IPA
Cantankerous, ill-tempered, and a lot of hops. Loaded down with El Dorado, Amarillo and Citra - this IPA is throwing out a ton of gooey tropical fruits up front, giving the impression it wants to play nice. When least expecting it though, you’ll be hit with that petulant tang. Don’t say you haven’t been warned...
Sea birds fly the salty wind - east to south, north to west. Can we go as they go? With almost a pound per gallon of Plum and Pomegranate, this sour begins with a juicy dark stone fruit character and concludes with chocolate covered pomegranate, while being carefully tied together to create a balance of tartness and fruit.
For eleven long hours, cannons bombarded the fort's shore in 1862. Only until the end, surrender was never a thought as an overwhelming force was laid upon those Macon waves. As a tribute, we brewed this Double India Pale Ale. Hazy orange and dry hopped with Motueka, this beer is brewed with lactose and gallons upon gallons of Mango puree.
New England IPA
Working with our friends of Fishtowne Brew House in Beaufort, this super hazy New England IPA is a tropical fruit bomb with aromas and flavors of mango, pineapple, berry, & orange peel. It has a creamy, full-bodied texture & a fruity bitterness on the finish.
Inspired by the unofficial name of the intersection of the two roads that Fishtowne Brew House and Crystal Coast Brewing are located on in Carteret County.
Respect thy dead, and pay your homage. Graveyard Sister is our tribute to the souls laid down in the Old Burying Grounds - whether they be with or without rest. Created in collaboration with Mill Whistle Brewing, this robust Baltic-style Porter balances a depth of fudgy chocolate malt character, while maintaining an easy drinkability despite its high alcohol content. With a smooth mouthfeel, medium body, and clean cocoa finish, this reverent dark lager wishes to