Craft Brewers Guild Top Products January 2020

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Want to know how your favorite beer brands are rated among the rest? Just looking for a new beer this winter? Check out this list of the top beers that left our warehouse in January and how they hold up on




Allagash White 16oz 4-packs


ABV: 5.2%          IBU: 13          Untappd Rating: 3.76/5

Allagash White features a refreshing balance of citrus and spice. Wheat, coriander, and Curaçao orange peel round out the flavor of this pale straw-colored, hazy beer.

Troegs Nugget Nectar 16oz 4-packs


ABV: 7.5%          IBU: 93          Untappd Rating: 4/5

Squeeze those hops for all they're worth and prepare to pucker up: Nugget Nectar Ale, will take hopheads to nirvana with a heady collection of Nugget, Warrior and Tomahawk hops. Starting with the same base ingredients of our flagship HopBack Amber Ale, Nugget Nectar intensifies the malt and hop flavors to create an explosive hop experience.

Sierra Nevada Hazy Little Thing 12oz 12-packs


ABV: 6.7%          IBU: 40          Untappd Rating: 3.8/5

As brewers, we get the privilege to sample our beers straight from the tanks in all their raw glory. Some beers need a little polishing to get ready to go out into the world, while others—the hop-heavy, rowdy, crowd-pleasers—should just be left alone. We wanted to share this brewery-only treat with you, so we present this Hazy Little Thing, our unfiltered, unprocessed IPA, straight from the tanks and into the can.

Sloop Brewing Juice Bomb 12oz 6-packs


ABV: 6.5%          Untappd Rating: 4.02/5

A hazy, golden, unfiltered IPA.The low bitterness and late hopping showcase the citrusy, juicy notes of American hops. A blast of tropical aroma is followed by a resiny and balanced flavor. Juice bomb features all the aspects and nuances of full hop flavor, not just bitterness — providing an upfront but easy drinking beer.

Maine Beer Lunch 16.9oz Bottles


ABV: 7%          Untappd Rating: 4.2/5

Our “East Coast” version of a West Coast-style IPA. Intense hop flavors and aromas of tropical and citrus fruits and pine dominate. A subtle malt sweetness brings the beer into balance.

Cambridge Brewing Company Flower Child 12oz 6-packs


ABV: 6.5%          IBU: 60          Untappd Rating: 3.73/5

This American-style IPA stands head and shoulders above its hoppy brethren, blending pale and honey malts to balance the palate without interfering in your herbal reverie, and creating a new American classic.

Founders All Day IPA 12oz 15-packs


ABV: 4.7%          IBU: 42          Untappd Rating: 3.72/5

Satisfies your tastes while keeping your senses sharp. Brewed with a complex array of ingredients. Balanced for optimal aromatics and a clean finish.

Lagunitas IPA 12oz 12-packs


ABV: 6.2%          IBU: 52          Untappd Rating: 3.74/5

This is our unique version of an ancient style. A style as old as the ocean trade routes of the last centuries Great Ships. Not as old as the equator they had to cross twice. Lagunitas IPA was our first seasonal way back in 1995. The recipe was formulated with malt and hops working together to balance it all out on your ‘buds so you can knock back more than one without wearing yourself out. Big on the aroma with a hoppy-sweet finish that’ll leave you wantin’ another sip.

Downeast Original 12oz 9-packs


ABV: 5.1%          Untappd Rating: 3.87/5

The original unfiltered. A hard cider that tastes like apple cider. Smooth and refreshing, perfectly balanced. Like the cider you grew up drinking.

Founders Centennial 12oz 15-packs


ABV: 7.2%          IBU: 65          Untappd Rating: 3.78/5

Bask in the head’s floral bouquet. Relish citrus accents from dry hopping. Sweet, yet balanced, with a finish that never turns too bitter.

Downeast Winter Blend 12oz 4-packs


ABV: 6.5%          Untappd Rating: 4.05/5

Aged on toasted oak chips with cinnamon & nutmeg

Sierra Nevada Pale Ale 12oz 12-packs


ABV: 5.6%          IBU: 38          Untappd Rating: 3.64/5

Our most popular beer, Sierra Nevada Pale Ale is a delightful interpretation of a classic style. It has a deep amber color and an exceptionally full-bodied, complex character. Generous quantities of premium Cascade hops give the Pale Ale its fragrant bouquet and spicy flavor.

Stone Brewing IPA 12oz Cans


ABV: 6.9%          IBU: 71          Untappd Rating: 3.79/5

By definition, an India Pale Ale is hoppier and higher in alcohol than its little brother, pale ale — and we deliver in spades. Now one of the most well respected and best-selling IPAs in the country, this golden beauty explodes with citrusy flavor and hop aromas, all perfectly balanced by a subtle malt character. This crisp, extra hoppy brew is hugely refreshing on a hot day, but will always deliver no matter when you choose to drink it.

Carlsberg Lager 16.9oz 12-packs


ABV: 5%          IBU: 8          Untappd Rating: 2.97/5

Probably the best beer in the world, and the flagship brand in Carlsberg Group's portfolio. A regular in millions of bars across 140 countries worldwide, it is a truly international beer brand. Hordeum vulgare. That’s the Latin name for barley, but there’s nothing vulgar about it. In fact, it is a rather special malting barley we use. We have our own Barley Breeding Group, which works in close contact with our brewmasters.

Yuengling Traditional Lager (On Draft)


ABV: 4.5%          IBU: 16          Untappd Rating: 3.48/5

Famous for its rich amber color and medium-bodied flavor with roasted caramel malt for a subtle sweetness and a combination of cluster and cascade hops, this true original delivers a well-balanced taste with very distinct character. Born from a historic recipe that was resurrected in 1987, Yuengling Traditional Lager is a true classic.

Victory Brewing Golden Monkey 12oz 6-packs


ABV: 9.5%          IBU: 25          Untappd Rating: 3.76/5

Nose is loaded with Belgian yeast character of banana and clove with an equally fruity body balanced with a light, earthy hop character. Savor notes of orange and spice followed by a dry finish.

Cisco Brewers Whale’s Tale Pale Ale 12oz 12-packs


ABV: 5.6%          IBU: 35          Untappd Rating: 3.76/5

Whale's Tale Pale Ale is an English style pale ale. This is our flagship beer. Wonderfully balanced with Maris Otter malt, hints of crystal malt and generously hopped with East Kent Goldings, it has a rich honey color and fruity hop aroma. It is named in honor of Nantucket's whaling history.