Gibsonia – Brewery

Surrounded by small family farms, woodlands, and a neighboring winery, our newest location is home to a simple 20 BBL brewing system and a weekend tasting room built from repurposed materials in a true manifestation of the Strange Roots vision.

Find Us:

4399 Gibsonia Rd.
Gibsonia, PA

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Hours:

Mon Closed
Tue Closed
Wed Closed
Thu Closed
Fri 5-10:00pm
Sat 2-10:00pm
Sun Closed

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Currently Pouring

Bourbon La Peinture

8% ABV

A distinctively tart and complex American sour, reminiscent of a West Flanders style ale fermented with fresh cherry juice and local yeast. Aged in French oak red wine casks then matured in fresh Bourbon barrels. Notes of bright tart cherry, candied blue and purple fruit, cotton candy, brown sugar, oak, vanilla, tobacco, finishing with a subtle leathery funk

Brewers Tap: Ginger and Elderflower

7.9% ABV

Sour ale fermented with elderflower and ginger. Tasting notes: white tea, yellow apple, peach flesh, fresh cherry blossom, hay

Brewers Tap: Old School Pale ale

7% ABV

IPA brewed with Centennial hops and dry hopped with Simcoe hops. Notes of caramel malt, soft candied grapefruit, orange citrus pith and pine.

Hazel and Hills

7% ABV

Farmhouse ale blend.

Hidden Hand

6.2% ABV

Puncheon barrel fermented farmhouse ale. Notes of tart ripe peach juice, peach fuzz, apricot, meyer lemon, subtle hay, tropical undertones, finishing with a dry soft acidity.

Infinite Hibernation 2018

9.6% ABV

This year’s Infinite Hibernation was created using selected casks of spontaneously fermented beer from 2017 and refermented in bourbon casks with homemade molasses and locally sourced honey. Aromas of molasses, American Oak, brown sugar dominate, with subtle notes of fig, raisin, dates and very mild leather. Flavors of honey-bourbon sweetness, stone fruit and red grape (Malbec), are assertive, with characteristics reminiscent of Pedro Ximenez sherry. The soft acidity with a sweet/sour affect provides a finish that is attenuated and rich, but with a dry tannic residual.

Ragnarok

8.1% ABV

Equal parts Strong ale, Scottish ale and Viking metal concert. Ale fermented with elderberries, black currant, red raspberry, and black cherry juice. Notes of dark fruits, red fruit jam, accompanied by smokey undertones, earthiness, and peat.

Spontaneous Roots – Cherry

6.6% ABV

Spontaneously fermented sour ale, cask aged between one to three years and refermented on Montmorency cherries. Notes of tart cherries, strawberry, rose petal, funk, straw and hay.

Spontaneous Roots – Raspberry

7.9% ABV

Spontaneously fermented sour ale, cask aged between one to three years and refermented on raspberries. Notes of candied raspberry, violet, red and purple fruit jam, hay, and subtle funk.

The Koel – Aid Concord

8.4% ABV

Cask aged beer blended with fresh concord juice.

Thief Share

8.9% ABV

Hand selected old stock brown ale (aged 3-4 years) blended with young stock red ale (aged 1-2 years). Notes of soft acidity, dark chocolate, raisin, oak, black currant, cherry, and plum.

Zoinks!

6.7% ABV

Wild IPA brewed with Columbus and dry hopped with Amarillo and Simcoe hops. Fermented atop orange sherbet, marshmallow, and orange zest. Notes of zesty orange, creamy rich marshmallow, soft citrus pith, finishing with a soft resin undertone.

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Goedenacht

8.5% ABV

Farmhouse ale brewed with apples, orange blossom honey, coriander and fermented with Brettanomyces Claussenii. Notes of crisp yellow apple, pear, and vibrant undertones of honey.

Hidden Hand

6.2% ABV

Puncheon barrel fermented farmhouse ale. Notes of tart ripe peach juice, peach fuzz, apricot, meyer lemon, subtle hay, tropical undertones, finishing with a dry soft acidity.

Infinite Hibernation 2018

9.6% ABV

This year’s Infinite Hibernation was created using selected casks of spontaneously fermented beer from 2017 and refermented in bourbon casks with homemade molasses and locally sourced honey. Aromas of molasses, American Oak, brown sugar dominate, with subtle notes of fig, raisin, dates and very mild leather. Flavors of honey-bourbon sweetness, stone fruit and red grape (Malbec), are assertive, with characteristics reminiscent of Pedro Ximenez sherry. The soft acidity with a sweet/sour affect provides a finish that is attenuated and rich, but with a dry tannic residual.

Peaches and Dream

7% ABV

The second release from our Farm to Fermentation series featuring peaches form Soergel's orchard.

Queen of the Yellow Dolls

7% ABV

Mixed culture farmhouse ale fermented with Western Pennsylvania yellow watermelon from Shenot farms. Notes of must, straw, white tea and vibrant melon.

Ragnarok

8.1% ABV

Equal parts Strong ale, Scottish ale and Viking metal concert. Ale fermented with elderberries, black currant, red raspberry, and black cherry juice. Notes of dark fruits, red fruit jam, accompanied by smokey undertones, earthiness, and peat.

Rosé Sour

8% ABV

A blend of cask aged 2017 spontaneously fermented ale. Refermented on Pinot Noir and Zinfandel grape must to create a Rosé inspired integration of two artisan methodologies for the harvest celebration.

The Balloonist

7.9% ABV

Sour golden strong ale brewed with orange peel. Notes of fresh apple and pear accompanied by bright citrus and honey.

Thief Share

8.9% ABV

Hand selected old stock brown ale (aged 3-4 years) blended with young stock red ale (aged 1-2 years). Notes of soft acidity, dark chocolate, raisin, oak, black currant, cherry, and plum.

Trois

8.5% ABV

Spontaneously fermented sour ale aged in Pinot Noir casks for 1 year, aged in Cognac casks for 1 year and bottle conditioned for 1 year. Notes of currant, stone fruit, leather, oak, and earthy truffle.