Missing Links' Scottish Ale

Scottish Ales (not to be confused with Scotch Ales) can trace their heritage back to the Neolithic Era 50 centuries ago.  Modern Scottish Ales usually have a longer boil which caramelizes the wort, followed by an incomplete fermentation.  These result in a beautiful caramel color, an ABV of 3-6% and a sweet, malty flavor.  Scottish…

Missing Links' Lake Arthur IPA

The “pale” in “pale ale” refers the use of pale malt in brewing, not the color of the ale.  Pale malts are dried at lower temperatures (around 200F), which preserves the full complement of brewing enzymes and imparts a light color to the malt.  At the height of the British Empire, Britons were found all over…

Missing Links' Stroke of Midnight Pumpkin Ale

Ales are beers which are fermented around room temperature, usually in the low 70F range.  The yeasts which are most active at these temperatures produce secondary flavors which impart fruity notes to the finished beer.  Specialty ales are created by adding additional ingredients during brewing. Our Stroke of Midnight is made with 55 pounds of…

Missing Links' Oatmeal Stout

“Stout” wasn’t applied to beer until the late 17th century, and at the time it referred to the alcohol content of the beer, not the color.  Over the next 50 years, any type of beer could have a stout variety, but soon became synonymous with porters.  The stout as we know it today evolved in…

Missing Links' Paradise Ale Witbier

Belgian witbier (sometimes called “wit”) is a variety of wheat beer, where about 50% of the barley malt is replaced by raw wheat.  Spices and flavorings are sometimes added, but much of the flavor is because of the varieties of yeasts used and the what sugars.  Wits are traditionally unfiltered, giving them a white or…

Missing Links' Lagniappe Beer

A lagniappe (pronounced lan-yap) is a little something extra given to someone.  That 13th doughnut in a “baker’s dozen” is a lagniappe.  Because your brewers love you, they may add a little something extra to make their brew a little more special. Missing Links’ Lagniappe was created for the inaugural Downtown Butler Beerfest in 2017.…

2nd Annual Butler County Craft Beer/Golf Tournament

Come taste the fine brews of North Country Brewing Company, Butler Brew Works, Reclamation Brewing Company, ShuBrew, and Missing Links Brewery and play some golf at the same time.  Register in-person, over the phone at (724) 865-2765 or by buying a $95 gift card from the website. Downloadable PDF: 2017 Golfing Beer tournament poster Date: Saturday August 12, 2017 Time: 9:00 am shotgun start Location:…