Roadhouse Brewing Company 

Roadhouse Brewing Company is a new arrival to the Treasure Valley. Co-founded in 2012 in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, by home-brewer Colby Cox and chef Gavin Fine, it set out to create beer to complement food, and food to complement the brewing. The company operates sustainably with (among other things) solar panels for electricity and a heat recapture system. And oh yeah, the beers are really good.

Avarice & Greed Belgian Style Golden Ale, $3.49-$3.99

In this hazy golden pour, a parade of tiny bubbles creates a thick, creamy head with a dense lacing. There are touches of yeast, hops and citrus on the nose. It weighs in at a hefty 9 percent alcohol, but you don't feel the heat. The lightly sweet flavors are a smooth mix of ripe red fruit and creamy blood orange with a bit of spice.

Trout Whistle Pale Ale, $2.19-$2.59

A cloudy straw color, this brew is topped with a porous, persistent head. It opens with a surprisingly big hit of resiny hop aromas for a pale ale, balanced by toasted malt and bright citrus. All of that carries through to the palate, where caramel malt wraps around a core of lightly bitter hops, with sweet citrus coming through on the finish.

Wilson West Side IPA, $2.19-$2.59

The thick head covering this hazy amber brew collapses quickly but leaves a sticky lacing. Lively hops and pine dominate the nose. This pour is beautifully balanced in the mouth, and you can taste the fruity hops, but they're on the subtle side when it comes to bitterness. Creamy malt and ripe fruit flavors abound. It's like the pale ale and IPA switched places.

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