honor those pilots that tumbled through the upper atmosphere in defense of their country and the democratic way of life. This ale is as rare treat, like the oxygen in the upper atmosphere. Yet the hop flavor has been crafted to provide a crazy, long lasting finish, just like the contrails seen over Britain and France in World War Two.

We are all used to looking up into the sky and seeing contrails. They are formed by the condensation of aircraft engine exhaust into ice crystals in the upper atmosphere. Today we see straight lines showing the path of jets from one city to another. During the war, the turbocharged and supercharged engines of fighter aircraft created a crazy jumble of spirals and whirls like most of us have never experienced.


This English pub style session ale was created to

Contrail: ABV 3.6% IBU: 35