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Zed’s on the West Coast–IPA v7
Starting with a base of Fuggles, Magnum and Simcoe took over at the :30 mark. Jarrylo came to the party in force at the last minute thru dry-hopping. BTW: it’s pro-nounced Year-I-Lo ABV: 6.0% IBU: 73
Zed’s in The Universe–Pale 42
Made with mostly American 2 Row and supported by Centennial, Cascade and Amarillo hops, this beer has an appealing floral nose and apricot undertones on the tastebuds. ABV: 5.0% IBU: 42
Zed’s in the Backyard–Copper Cream Ale
Rich and Creamy, with a smooth mouthfeel balanced by a slight “bite” from the yeast and a light hopping with Centennial. Gets its coppery glow from a kiss of caramel and black-patent malt. ABV: 5.5% IBU: 19
Zed’s In Ireland–dry stout
Dry? Sweet? Milk? These are just words. Beautiful Bakers chocolate and coffee on the nose, bitter chocolate in the mouth. ABV: 4.1% IBU: 27
Zed’s in the Bog–Cranberry Wit
Since we’re a Brewery in NJ, we’re required by law* to create a beer from cranberries. We made a delicious Wit, with more than 42 pounds of local cranberries. ABV: 5.2% IBU: 18 *might not be true
Zed’s on Maple Ave–Maple Waffle Ale
Sweet and delicious from the get-go, this year’s version of Zed’s on Maple Ave–Maple Waffle Ale brings the maple forward even more. ABV: 4.9% IBU: 23
Zed’s with Joe–Coffee Cream Ale
After a long night of brewing, we decided to cold brew a batch of our Copper Cream Ale. Roasted coffee flavor and aroma take turns waking up your nose and tastebuds!
Zed’s Up-Side Down–Down Under Pale Ale
Zed’s turned all around and upside down with this pale ale! Pacific Gem, Green Bullet and Dr. Rudi combine to create a perfume bitterness that lingers in the mouth after the swallow. Dry hopped with even more Dr. Rudi to create the spicy afterglow. ABV: 5.5% IBU: 69
Zed’s in Chop–Original Märzen
Named after my great-grandfather, this lager was made with ingredients he could have had access to: Vienna, Munich and Pilsner grain, Tettnang, Hallertauer, Saaz. Pleasant nutty base and clean finish. AVB: 5.1% IBU: 21
Zed’s in the US–American Brown w/Honey
Two (separate fermentations) + Four (types of hops) + seven (different grains) + 60 (pounds of local honey) equal one amazing beer. ABV: 5.3 IBU: 27
Who is Zed, anyway?
a Bado family legend
According to Bado family lore, our great-grandfather worked in the mines in Chop, Hungary. On his days off and as he could, he would brew beer for the other miners. The containers? Steel pails. I think he should be credited for inventing the Growler and Crowler!