Urban Artifact’s Variant Animals – A Cheat Sheet

If you’ve been watching closely as Urban Artifact releases each of their Midwest Fruit Tart Ales, you’ll have noticed that they also like to do variants of these beers each time.  I mean… they like variants a lot.  You might have also noticed that each of these variant bottles contains an animal on the label, which denotes which variant flavors are found within.  The nerdy side of me couldn’t stand not organizing these animals into a “cheat sheet” of sorts…

Each time the animal is used, he/she picks up a little personality from the base beer – but they’re always there, loyaly using their likeness to remind us what we’re about to drink!

Aardvark

Fresh Peppers

Alpaca

Lemon Zest and Basil

  • Squeezebox – Lemon Basil Sorbet
  • Fire Iron – Lemon Basil Sorbet
  • Whirligig – Blueberry Lemon Sorbet
  • Love Letter – Peach Lemon Sorbet

Buffalo

Whole Peanuts

  • Whirligig – Peanut Butter and Blueberry Jam
  • Love Letter – PB N Peach

Frog

Pecans, Cinnamon and Vanilla.

  • Operation Plowshare – Blackberry Praline

Goat

Lime Peel and Salt

Iguana

Orange Peel and Fresh Vanilla Beans

Kangaroo

Fresh Ginger

  • Love Letter – Peach Ginger Snap

Mole

Ancho chili peppers, cacao nibs, orange peel, star anise & cinnamon

  • Milkman – Molé Stout

Narwhal

Cinnamon, Orange & Lemon Peel, Juniper, Coriander, Anise, Peppercorn

  • Operation Plowshare – Blackberry Gin

Octopus

Coffee, Chocolate

  • Whirligig – Mocha
  • Operation Plowshare – Coffee and a Doughnut
  • Milkman – Mocha Espresso

Ostrich

Vanilla Beans

  • Love Letter – Peaches and Cream
  • Operation Plowshare – Blackberry Milkshake
  • Woodbreaker – Cherry Milkshake

Penguin

Granola, Cinnamon and Nuts

  • Whirligig – Trail Mix
  • Milkman – Milk And Cookies

Pig

Smoked chipotle peppers, sage, caraway and fennel

  • Milkman – Breakfast Sausage

Porcupine

Vanilla and cinnamon

  • Milkman – Pastry Stout

Red Panda?

Lemons

  • Woodbreaker – Cherry Lemonade

Squirrel

Black And English Walnuts

  • Operation Plowshare – Black Walnut Cake

Turtle

Chocolate

Vulture

Tamarind

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