Counter Weight Brewing Co.

Hamden, CT

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All beers · Counter Weight Brewing Co.

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    Counter Weight Headway

    IPA · 6.5% ABV

    Headway IPA is brewed with four varieties of American hops. Headway blends these hop varieties in the kettle and in the dry hopping stages to allow these varietals to be bright and expressive.
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    Counter Weight Wizard Fight

    Double IPA · 8.2% ABV

    Piney incantations clash and merge with fruity hexes in this epic wizard fight. You are drawn in by the aroma, casting its spell on your senses. Melding notes of stone fruit with floral undertones...
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    Counter Weight Workhorse

    Pilsner · 5.0% ABV

    Workhorse Pilsner is forged from traditional German ingredients, unfiltered, and dry hopped with noble hops. Grassy lemon citric notes mingle with a clean German Malt flavor...
  • Mini counter weight inundation ipa 2

    Counter Weight Inundation

    IPA · 6.3% ABV

    Inundation is brewed with 100% Citra hops, as well as dry hopped with Citra lupulin powder. Citrus flavor dominates.
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    Counter Weight No Hope For The Kids

    IPA · 6.4% ABV

    The flavor of this Mosaic hop focused American IPA is big on pineapple, hoppy dankness, along with some nice tangerine notes.
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    Counter Weight Vulture Culture

    Double IPA · 8.0% ABV

    Vulture Culture was originally released as Double Galaxy in the Audition series. It is brewed exclusively with Galaxy hops from Australia...
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    Counter Weight Space Coyote

    IPA · 6.0% ABV

    Space Coyote is a Galaxy focused IPA. Big passionfruit, citrus, and pineapple aromas dominate this wonderfully hop forward yet balanced beer.
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    Counter Weight Counterpunch

    IPA · 7.0% ABV

    Counterpunch is an IPA focused on Amarillo and Galaxy hops. Very fruity nose, reminiscent of tropical fruits, as well as some grassy notes...
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    Counter Weight Double Inundation

    Double IPA · 8.2% ABV

    Like Inundation, Double Inundation is also brewed with 100% Citra hops. Double dry hopped, lupulin laden, and hazy, this beer packs a citrus punch.
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    Counter Weight Ho Ho Hope For The Kids

    IPA · 6.4% ABV

    Ho Ho Hope for the Kids is a holiday spin on No Hope for the Kids...
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    Counter Weight Void

    Stout · 7.0% ABV

    Void utilizes six different malts to achieve chocolate, caramel, and pronounced coffee-like flavors and aromas. Light roast undertones accompany a fully viscous mouthfeel.
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    Counter Weight Cities and Years

    IPA · 6.2% ABV

    Cities and Years was brewed with hefty additions of cryo hops in the whirlpool, and dry hopped with a new variety of hop called Sabro (formerly HBC438)...
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    Counter Weight Fest Bier

    Oktoberfest · 5.9% ABV

    This is a traditional German Fest Bier. Unlike the Marzen style, the traditional fest beer is lighter, drier, and less sweet. Clean and well defined bready malt qualities take center stage.
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    Counter Weight Velocirapture

    IPA · 6.8% ABV

    Velocirapture premiered as an Audition beer, and advanced to its own brand. This beer is brewed with a blend of hops, including Simcoe and Ekuanot...
  • Mini counter weight slumbering behemoth 2

    Counter Weight Slumbering Behemoth

    Imperial Stout · 10.0% ABV

    Big rich body, lots of dark chocolate, caramel-like flavors and aromas. Some fig and dark fruit notes emerge as the beer warms.
  • Mini counter weight mixed cassette grissette 1

    Counter Weight Mixed Cassette

    Grisette · 5.4% ABV

    Mixed Cassette Grissette is a quaffable, refreshing beer brewed with Spelt, Oats, and white wheat. Traditional yeast lends big, aromatic, and flavorful qualities to this small beer...
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    Counter Weight Talisman

    IPA · 6.3% ABV

    Talisman was brewed with Nelson Sauvin and Motueka hops. This hazy IPA has nice white wine, tropical, and stone fruit-like flavors and aromas.
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    Counter Weight Voided

    Oatmeal Stout · 7.0% ABV

    Chocolate, caramel, and pronounced coffee-like flavors and aromas.
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    Counter Weight Audition #6 - Ghosts of IPAs Past

    IPA · 6.5% ABV

    "Ghosts of IPA's past". 6.5% American IPA brewed with a more classic blend of Centennial and Cascade. The cascade hops came from Pioneer Hops in Morris CT. Orange marmalade like aroma and flavor...
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    Counter Weight Bygone

    Old Ale · 9.4% ABV

    Bygone is our Woodford Reserve Bourbon barrel aged Old Ale. Brimming with complex malt and barrel character...
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    Counter Weight Creature Preacher

    IPA · 5.8% ABV

    Creature Preacher was first released as a pale ale, and has re-emerged as an IPA brewed with a 50/50 blend of Citra and Galaxy hops...
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    Counter Weight Crucial Mass

    Double IPA · 8.0% ABV

    A blend of American and Southern hemisphere hop varieties contribute big, tropical fruit flavors. Ripened mangos, passionfruit, and a touch of grapefruit dominate the nose
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    Counter Weight Slumbering Behemoth French Toast

    Imperial Stout · 10.0% ABV

    Slumbering Behemoth with a french toast twist!
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    Counter Weight Spiral Architect (Blue Label)

    Double IPA · 8.2% ABV

    This Spiral Architect is brewed with El Dorado and Citra hops. Big orange and tangerine flavors dominate, and it has been described as orange life savers...
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    Counter Weight Total Inundation

    Triple IPA · 9.8% ABV

    The final saga in the Inundation series. Total inundation brings the hopocalypse. Wave after wave of Citra thrill your senses in this intense citrus thrill ride. #getinundated
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    Counter Weight Van Art

    Gose · 4.4% ABV

    Gose is a German style of beer that originated in the 16th century. Characteristics are mainly refreshing with a mild tartness, blended with balanced salinity...
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    Counter Weight Void w/ Coffee

    Stout · 7.0% ABV

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    Counter Weight Where Do We Go From Here?

    IPA · 6.4% ABV

    We used two of the newer hops out there today - Strata and Vic Secret - to create a unique drinking experience for the hoppy beer drinker...
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    Counter Weight Belmageddon

    NE/Hazy DIPA · 8.3% ABV

    Belmageddon is a DIPA brewed with a blend of hops, with Belma being the focus. This is a big bodied DIPA with lots of strawberry and melon-like aromas and flavors.
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    Counter Weight Ceno

    Imperial Stout · 9.5% ABV

    This big, rich imperial stout was brewed in collaboration with our friends at Hope Gallery...
  • Mini counter weight crimson briar 1

    Counter Weight Crimson Briar

    Berliner Weisse · 4.8% ABV

    Crimson Briar is a Berliner Weisse style beer brewed with copious amounts of raspberry. Jammy aroma with mildly tart flavor that finishes with a lot of raspberry.
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    Counter Weight Double Talisman

    Double IPA · 8.0% ABV

    We've utilized an immense amount of Nelson Sauvin to coax out some of the best qualities Nelson has to offer. Pronounced white grape, peach, and some nice tropical qualities really shine.
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    Counter Weight Drudenhaus

    Smoked Beer · 5.8% ABV

    Drudenhaus is our smoked beer inspired by the traditional Rauchbiers brewed in Bamberg, Germany. We used malt produced in Bamberg that was dried over a beechwood fired to create “smoked malt...
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    Counter Weight Dusk

    Porter · 6.0% ABV

    This porter was brewed using English marris otter, German roasted malts, American hops and our house yeast...
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    Counter Weight Everbloom

    IPA · 6.8% ABV

    Continuing with our exploration of hop varieties, we’ve blended a new variety called Mackinac with Sultana (formerly Denali) hops. Expressive melon, papaya, and pineapple notes throughout.
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    Counter Weight Featherweight

    Saison · 4.5% ABV

    Brewed and dry-hopped with generous amounts of Noble.
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    Counter Weight Foreboden Fruit

    Oud Bruin · 6.1% ABV

    Our Flemish style oud bruin with blueberries. Aged for over a year in freshly emptied Cabernet barrels then rest on fresh blueberries for more than 3 months...
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    Counter Weight Gravity Map

    IPA · 7.1% ABV

    Continuing with our exploration of new hop varieties, Gravity Map focuses on Lotus hops. Lotus offers distinct orange rind like qualities with bright red berry characteristics.
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    Counter Weight Group Chat

    Pilsner · 5.8% ABV

    Brewed with German Tettnang, Pallisade and Citra hops.
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    Counter Weight Hex

    Imperial Stout · 10.0% ABV

    An imperial milk stout with chocolate and Dulce de Leche
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    Counter Weight Hex Toasted Almond Torte

    Imperial Stout · 10.0% ABV

    Brewed with copious amounts of toasted almonds and accented with vanilla. Big luscious mouthfeel with balanced roastiness.
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    Counter Weight Level

    NE/Hazy IPA · 6.8% ABV

    Level is a new IPA collaborated on with our buds down at Tribus! Same base consisting of oat and wheat heavy grist bills - one version brewed at Tribus and hopped with all Northern Hemisphere ho...
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    Counter Weight Sow

    American Pale Ale · 5.6% ABV

    Sow Pale Ale uses a blend of Nelson and Citra hops. This super drinkable pale ale offers rounded mango and light peach qualities in the aroma and flavor.
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    Counter Weight Spiral Architect (Green Label)

    Double IPA · 8.2% ABV

    Spiral Architect's framework is built from massive whirlpool and dry hop additions of resinous hops. Mango and orange like aromas and flavor lead the character with floral undertones.
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    Counter Weight Spire

    Witbier · 5.0% ABV

    Spire is a Belgian inspired Wit beer. Delicate yeast driven spice reminiscent of white pepper and clove intermingle with a complimenting light citrus undertones...
  • Mini counter weight strataclysm 1

    Counter Weight Strataclysm

    Double IPA · 8.2% ABV

    Double ipa with strata hops, stratacalysm intensifies the passionfruit and tropical qualities of the strata variety in this rounded and balanced double ipa
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    Counter Weight Superfluous

    IPA · 6.5% ABV

    Originally released as an Audition, Superfluous graduated! Double dry hopped with a focus on Mosaic and Citra hops, it offers a mix of tropical fruit, and some nice dankness...
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    Counter Weight Zen Arcade

    Triple IPA · 10.0% ABV

    Teeming with a few of our favorite hop varieties in exorbitant amounts. Massive citrus, pineapple, guava, with rounded hop bitterness intertwined with a lush mouthfeel with malt balance.
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About the brewery

Our goal is to continuously honor long-held brewing traditions while exploring new and innovative methods to highlight each ingredient and delight your palate with every sip. We’ll delve into passion projects focused on wild yeast and wood aging, while continuing to evolve the definition of what a big, flavorful, hoppy beer can be. From beautiful, rustic Belgian ales and refined, sturdy German lagers to bright, hop-forward American IPA’s, we will venture on an exciting odyssey of brewing. As we explore, we hope that you’ll join us.

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