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Beer Event Of The Year

Today is the day. Online Tickets are SOLD OUT! but.... We have a VERY limited supply of tickets available at the pub tonight. Tapping at 6pm. In addition to Founders CBS & KBS our draught line up includes: Founders Blushing Monk, Against The Grain Citra Ass Down, Lawson's Super Session & New England Supernaut! DO NOT MISS OUT! ‪#‎foundersbrewing‬‪#‎lawsonsfinest‬‪#‎nebrewco‬

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Tree House on Tap in Hampden & Northampton!

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Tree House on Tap in Hampden & Northampton!

ON TAP MONDAY: THREE FROM THE TREE!

McLadden’s will be tapping three – that’s right, THREE! – phenomenal brews from Monson’s very own Tree House Brewing Company! Joins us at our Massachusetts pubs in both Hampden and Northampton as we introduce two brand-spanking new offerings along with a chocolate-heavy batch of That’s What She Said!

 

PRESENT MOMENT  American Pale Ale, 5.4% ABV

A new American Pale Ale brewed with buckets (literally) of Southern Hemisphere hops. Pours a gorgeous hazy yellow in the glass & gives off aromas of juicy fruit gum, pineapple, & passionfruit. The flavors follow suit with a big punch of young pineapple, grapefruit, & orange rind, even a bit of cantaloupe. A vibrant beer...Subsist in the moment!

 

LIGHTS ON  American Pale Ale, 5.6% ABV

A modern American Pale Ale brewed to celebrate a new beginning at Tree House! Pours a gorgeous hazy orange in the glass, releasing an aroma filled with a bounty of sweet fresh fruit. Tastes of papaya, guava, & mango - a fresh and distinctive flavor profile that’s wholly Tree House. Buoyed by a soft & fluffy mouth-feel, Lights On is a delight to drink. We’re excited to share it with you!

 

THAT’S WHAT SHE SAID  Milk Stout, 5.6% ABV

A sneakily complex beer, "TWSS" exhibits flavors of milk chocolate, dark roasted coffee, caramel, & even a hint of smoke. It is absolutely loaded with flavor for a 5.6% beer, & the inclusion of Lactose takes the edge off of the dry, roasty notes found in a typical stout. The adult chocolate milk shake. . . with this batch being very chocolate heavy! A beer that is notorious for converting ‘pale’ beer lovers to the dark side!

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Early Opening on St Pats!

We will be opening at 9am on St Patrick's Day, Tuesday March 17th. Kegs & Eggs breakfast menu will be served followed by all of your Irish favorites for lunch & dinner.

Come join the festivities during the day & evening. Live music, bag pipers, dancers & plenty of special giveaways & fun.

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Founders Canadian Breakfast Stout Special Event

Join us for a very special evening of rare beer. We are proud to announce one of the rarest beer flights ever. Featuring: Founders Canadian Breakfast Stout (CBS), Founders Kentucky Breakfast Stout 2014 (KBS), Founders Kentucky Breakfast Stout 2015 (KBS)  & Founders Breakfast Stout.

McLadden's Simsbury 6pm, Wednesday April 15, 2015.

6 Wilcox Street Simsbury CT 06070

RESERVE NOW!

Canadian Breakfast Stout: An Imperial Stout brewed with a blend of coffees and imported chocolates, then aged in spent bourbon barrels that have most recently been aging pure Michigan maple syrup. The final product has had stellar reviews and is usually among the top 5 highest rated beers in the world on BeerAdvocate.

ABV: 10.6% IBUs: ? Beer Advocate Rating: 100

Kentucky Breakfast Stout (2014 & 2015): What we’ve got here is an imperial stout brewed with a massive amount of coffee and chocolates, then cave-aged in oak bourbon barrels for an entire year to make sure wonderful bourbon undertones come through in the finish. Makes your taste buds squeal with delight.

ABV: 11.2% IBUs: 70 Beer Advocate Rating: 100

Breakfast Stout: The coffee lover’s consummate beer. Brewed with an abundance of flaked oats, bitter and imported chocolates, and two types of coffee, this stout has an intense fresh-roasted java nose topped with a frothy, cinnamon-colored head that goes forever.

ABV: 8.3% IBUs: 60 Beer Advocate Rating: 100

Details: Must be 21 to consume flight. One flight per person. No substitutions, flight is these 4 beers (20 oz total). Must present receipt from this purchase & proper ID. Tapping begins at 6pm promptly.

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What Your Beer Says About You

We got a kick (and quite a few chuckles) out of this piece by Kevin Alexander and Matt Lynch over at thrillist.com. Here's a small sample:

Pale Ale You’re one of those people whose friends are like, “You’re 33 years old, how the hell have you never tried olives?!” You start to get into new bands right before the “they’re too popular now” backlash. You don’t understand why people are ALL about these pale ales from India when there are plenty of great domestic breweries deserving of support.

Stout You despise working out and consume pork products with a reckless abandon that says, “Screw you, pigs”. You shave as little as possible. You have covered a dirty plate with aluminum foil in place of washing it on multiple occasions. You take really, really great naps.

Read the full piece here

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McLadden's Rolls Out Mardi Gras Menu

Louisiana-inspired Flavors Tempt the Tastebuds

With Mardi Gras just 6 days away on February 17th, McLadden's is already celebrating with Executive Chef Dan Henneberger's festive offerings. And what would Mardi Gras be without libations? Louisiana's own Abita Purple Haze is on draught at all of our locations, along with our signature bourbon-based craft cocktails.

mardi gras slugger for web

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Drink to Your Health at McLadden's!

Beer Is Good for You, A Fact We've Suspected All Along

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According to a piece in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, “In traditional Chinese medicine, hops have been used to treat a variety of ailments for centuries … The presence of a high concentration of [xanthohumol] in beers might be linked to the epidemiological observation of the beneficial effect of regular beer drinking.”

You can more of Hilary Pollack's article at Munchies

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