Our beer offerings consist of a flagship team of heroes, complemented by a supporting cast of seasonals and special releases that represent villains or allies that live or die based on your input. Tasters and full-size pours are available for sale in our taproom. We also offer growlers, as well as half-barrel and sixtel kegs for off-site consumption.
ESCAPE VELOCITY ALE
We’ve teamed up with the Museum of Science Fiction to bring you an out of this world beer, a light ale featuring Comet and Aurora hops.
In physics, “escape velocity” is the minimum speed needed for an object to escape the gravitational influence of a massive body. In our neck of the woods, the equation is: Pop Culture + Real Science = Escape Velocity! Escape Velocity 2017 takes place September 1-3 and acts as a center of gravity that brings together science fiction, hard science, cosplay, gaming, hands-on STEAM education activities for the kids, a fantastic lineup of evening events for the adults and more!
MASTER HEIST ESB
Inspired by the classic “bitters” from Great Britain, our ESB (Extra Special Bitter) is a cunning concoction that will unlock your passion for craft beer.
The deep golden hue and big malty foundation combine with spicy hop aromas and a crisp, bitter bite to give an East Coast flair to this traditional recipe.
So you think you like super hoppy IPAs? Wrap your taste buds around this hop bomb and let the explosion of flavor take you to another dimension! Big and juicy; reminiscent of a New England IPA. A collaboration between Heroic, Lost Rhino, and the NOVA CON.
Ingredients: Pale malt, Maris Otter malt, Crystal 20 L, SO MANY HOPS!
JALEPENO PALE ALE
Linda Fyre was a mild mannered factory worker until the accident that turned her into FYRE WERK! Her thirst for vengeance fuels her fiery attack, dazzling your eyes before she burns your soul. This unique jalapeno pale ale is light, spicy and refreshing, perfect for a summer holiday.
ODA THE HUNTRESS
This wild warrior is characterized by a moderate sweetness, with light notes of honey and/or vanilla, and light, grainy, spicy wheat aromatics. Pear additions late in the fermentation process yield a crisp, refreshing, and elegant citrus finish to a classic farmhouse style.
MURDOCK THE MERCILESS MAIBOCK
Some men are content with a life of peace; others insist on war. Murdock is the latter. Your senses will surrender to this mighty Maibock!
This strong, German style beer, traditionally served in the spring, balances tempered malt against the continental hops and has a clean, moderately dry finish with no fruity esters.
SOLASTA GERMAN-STYLE KOLSCH
The perfect thing to sip away the heat of the burning sun! A bright ale with a light character and a crisp, dry finish. This easy drinking ale will win over even people who think they don’t like craft bee, but still has the flavor and complexity to satisfy the dedicated craft beer connoisseur. Enjoy after vanquishing a foe, rescuing children, or mowing the lawn.
MAX NIX ENGLISH PORTER
This beer is the very essence of dark matter! It gets its robust character from roasted and dark malts, which yield low to medium malt sweetness, with caramel, chocolate and coffee notes, and a smooth finish. The hop character is restrained so as not to distract from the soft sweetness, rounded out with a medium body.
Brown British Ale, Gold – Virginia Craft Brewers Guild
DEATH BLOSSOM RED RYE ALE
This ale will deliver a spicy punch to the taste buds, with a strong malt character and low hop bitterness. The stunning red color makes this a standout in a fight for good beer! Low-level roasted malt astringency is balanced with a touch of malt sweetness. A healthy addition of rye produces a flavor and finish hearty enough to defeat any enemy.
DOCTOR ENIGMA AMERICAN IPA
With distinct notes of malt and citrus, this IPA will lead you to certain victory! Just one taste and you’ll feel like you can take on the universe. We spent years refining this recipe, making sure we had the most balanced and approachable IPA, restraining the bitterness to allow the floral hop nose, enhanced with a generous Citra dry hop, to take the lead. On to battle!
MIND TRAPPE BELGIAN DUBBEL
Our Belgian-style dubbel will dazzle your brain and leave you speechless! The Belgian yeast generates fruity esters – especially banana – that blend with flavors of ripe raisin, bubblegum, and a rich malty sweetness. Hints of cocoa and caramel, in both the aroma and flavor, round out the profile. Hop bitterness is medium but does not dominate. Made using our special house-made candy sugar. This one will shift your mind about Belgian beers.
MISTRESS OF WAR
From across the galaxy, she searches, laying waste to anyone who stands in her way. Mistress of War is our biggest, baddest IPA, dangerously hoppy with a blend of five different hops, balanced against a robust malty backdrop. The warming effect of the alcohol is offset by the residual sweetness, leading to a long, full finish. Best enjoyed seated on a throne of the skulls of your vanquished enemies.
THE DARK ENEMY
RUSSIAN IMPERIAL STOUT
The world has turned and his chains are broken. Free once again to wreak havoc on the world, the darkness of his soul seeps from his ancient eyes. This strong and complex Russian Imperial Stout will grip your soul with its dark roasted malts that evoke notes of chocolate and dark fruits, with just enough hop bitterness to balance the sweetness.
Available on CO2 and Nitro!
THEY'LL BE BACK!
63 SCOTTISH FOLD ORACLE
SCOTTISH WEE HEAVY
From across the multi-verse, the 63SFO has appeared to guide the Superhuman Syndicate to victory through a series of clues and quests. This Scottish Wee Heavy is in a dimension all its own with dark, malty sweetness balanced by a long, warm finish that is boozy and embracing.
GOLDFANG BELGIAN GOLDEN STRONG ALE
Gifted with speech and intelligence, Goldfang leads the elite guard of the forest warriors. His bite is worse than his bark, and low the enemy that comes seeking out that which he protects.
This Belgian Strong Ale is bright and spicy, with a little residual sweetness that rounds out a clean, dry finish.
BARON VON BLACKBRANE SCHWARZBIER
His every action steeped in darkness and mystery. His schemes, dangerous and brilliant. Who is this Baron?
This Schwarzbier, or black beer, is named for its opaque, dark color and is characterized by notes of chocolate and coffee. But despite its dark, it is deceptively light, making it a flavorful and thirst-quenching alternative to typical lagers, but with something sinister at work.
IRISH RED ALE
This red ale packs a 1-2 punch with kilned malts and roasted barley that contribute to the deep red color and also add a mildly bitter astringency to the finish that balances a medium candy-like caramel malt sweetness. This medium bodied ale with a low hop flavor should be an easy drinking crowd pleaser that satisfies your inner hooligan.
HAILSTORM WHITE IPA
First the tundra took his fingers, then his feet, then his eyes. They abandoned him to the storm’s fury. But he was smart, and patient, and now, with his new form, he’ll have his revenge. Fear Hailstorm!
This mighty white IPA has a hazy golden hue and a citrus nose from the amazing New Zealand Motueka hops. This summer IPA is perfect for cooling off on a hot day. Let Hailstorm chill you out!