Entries by Benjamin Heller

Denali Gold

Rooted in the brewing traditions of Cologne, Germany, kolsch is a hybrid style of beer, an ale fermented at cool lager temperatures. This unique process results in an array of flavors and aromas, including apple and pear.

Hefeweizen

This unfiltered German wheat beer is a classic summer sipper. High carbonation balances the pleasant fruity aroma of banana and clove.

Kim’s Birthday Beer

The best of both worlds!  This beer begins with Twister Creek IPA wort and is fermented with lager yeast.  A wide variety of kettle and dry hopping yields a crisp, refreshing golden lager with lingering hop finish.

O Pale

Pilsner and Wheat malts provide the backbone to this strong Pale while late additions of Sorachi Ace and Wakatu hops take center stage. This beer was fermented at a slightly higher temperature in an open vessel, producing ester formation which pairs nicely with the late addition hops to create notes of grapefruit, pineapple, lemon, and […]

Denali Blonde

As summer arrives in Talkeetna it’s the perfect time to enjoy a beer in the sun.  Denali Blond is a light and refreshing brew with a pleasant, subtle malt sweetness that will leave you wanting more.

Tropical IPA

Utilizing first wort hop additions and burst hoping techniques, this brew showcases the lime, pineapple, melon, and grapefruit characteristics of New Zealand Wakatu, German Huel Melon, and American Chinook hops.

Louisville Sour

Primary fermentation in American oak barrels gives this medium bodied golden ale refreshingly tart flavors of lemon zest and wood.  A Talkeetna favorite.

Denali Schwarzbier

German dark lager uses traditional Pilsner and Munich malts and light nobel hops.  This lager has subtle chocolate and coffee flavors with a crisp, clean lager finish.