Chief Ogemaw IPA - ABV: 5.0% | IBU: 60
A session IPA with earth, pine, and citrus characteristics. Dry hopped with Columbus, and Cascade hops. Ogemaw County takes its name from Ogemaw Ke-Ke-To, now known as Chief Ogemaw. Born in 1794, he was elected Chief in 1815, spoke before congress in 1837, and ruled the Chippewas until his death in 1840.
Bituminous Black Ale - ABV: 5.8% | IBU: 24
Don't let its name, or color, fool you! This light bodied black ale has a smooth roasted malt flavor and a mild, balanced bitterness. Named more after its appearance than its taste. Bitumen is a black, viscous, tar like substance used in asphalt road construction.
Highway 55 Wheat Ale - ABV: 5.4% | IBU: 20
A refreshing ale brewed with wheat, sweet orange peel, and coriander seeds. West Branch sits at the intersection of three Chippewa footpaths, one of which is M-55. M-55 is also one of only three state highways that extends across the Lower Peninsula from Lake Huron to Lake Michigan.
Angry Bride Amber Ale - ABV: 5.4% | IBU: 25
A malt forward amber ale with a honey like sweetness and a balanced hop bitterness. The name really needs no explanation, but the brewer insists - he must explain himself. With his future wifes permission, this beer was brewed the day before the wedding - with his future wifes permission - end of explanation.
Hobo City Milk Stout - ABV: 4.0% | IBU: 20
This stout is brewed with lactose and flaked oats to produce a smooth and creamy beer. It has a rich roasted aroma with subtle hints of chocolate from the malt. Hobo City was where hobo's would gather in the early 1900's while passing through West Branch. It was located on the banks of the Mill Pond near the West Branch Flour Mill.