All New Englanders have a special place in their hearts for the old, dilapidated covered bridge of their youth. Maybe you rumbled over one every day riding shotgun in the family’s rusted-out pickup truck, or maybe one stands out from some rustic vacation largely long-since forgotten. No matter the case, they remain a symbol of nostalgia and youthful exuberance, a figurative bridge to another time.
For the traditionalist, the sentimental at heart, we offer Robust Porter, our take on a style of beer that, like these bridges, has remained impervious to trends, stalwart in the face of change. One gulp and you’ll be teleported to a simpler time. To that, all we can say is, Cheers
Malts: American 2-Row Pale, Special B, C-120, Chocolate, Carastan, Carafa II
Hops: Bittering: Magnum Flavoring: Cascade
Yeast: American Ale
Swanzee’s Carlton Covered Bridge — 42º 51’ 17” N, 72º 16’ 28” W — is the last-remaining vestige of a time when things were built by hand and built to last. This historic wooden bridge dates back to the 1800s, and can still be traversed today.