Kettle-Soured Belgian Red Ale ABV: 5.7% IBU: 20 Roest (“ROO-est”) was inspired by Flemish Red ale. We mashed Vienna, Rye, and other Belgian malts and cultured the wort with Lactobacillus Plantarum to drop the pH to a tart-but-not-shockingly-sour 3.65. As a result, we’ve got a rusty brown beer that leads with flavors and aromas of an Read more about Roest[…]


Hefeweizen ABV: 4.6% IBU: 13 This Bavarian-style Hefeweizen is true to style, pale and hazy with very low bitterness and cereal and wheat cracker flavor throughout, and light notes of banana and bubblegum, with a dry and thirst-quenching finish. Pilsner Malt, Malted Wheat


Winter Saison ABV: 7.2% IBU: 24 Adriana is a black saison brewed with de-husked malts that contribute notes of roasted grain without the bitterness, and with Tellicherry peppercorn and Grains of Paradise to provide a peppery and slightly smoky finish that compliments the traditional “farmhouse” yeast flavors and aromas. Vienna Malt, Aromatic Malt, Blackprinz Malt, Read more about Adriana[…]

Whipstaff Double Wit

Double Wit ABV: 7.0% IBU: 22 Our Belgian-Style Double Wit features medium-light body and is dangerously easy to drink; starts out with lightly sweet honey, vanilla, and wheat and quickly dries to a smooth finish of orange peel and coriander Pale Malt, Wheat Malt, Toasted Coriander, Orange Peel, Cinnamon Stick  

Up & At ‘Em!

Coffee Porter ABV: 5.7% IBU: 35 This porter is full of dark chocolate flavors and aromas with a medium body, and is infused with fresh cold brewed coffee from Raleigh’s own Benelux. Get Up! Get At ‘Em! Maris Otter Malt, Chocolate Malt, Roasted Barley, Benelux Cold Brew Coffee

Smoke’m Ifya Gourd’em!

At Compass Rose, our ongoing theme is exploration.  So, it was fitting that the production of our new smoked pumpkin blond ale Smoke’m Ifya Gourd’em required quite a journey!  We traveled to visit Jason and Amy at The Farmers’ Daughter  in Taylorsville, NC–where we helped Jason cut 130 pounds of fresh pumpkins loose from their vines growing on Read more about Smoke’m Ifya Gourd’em![…]

Endless Voyage – 7 C’s

American Pale Ale ABV: 4.8% IBU: 45 Each batch of our pale ale features a constantly-rotating hop variety selected to produce a beer that achieves balance between malt and hop character, with neither dominating.  Falconer’s Flight 7 C’s is a blend of American “C Hop” varieties and lends classic aromas of grapefruit and lightly-earthy spiciness. Read more about Endless Voyage – 7 C’s[…]