4048 State Route 5 and 20, Canandaigua, NY 14424

   
BREWERY
HOURS:
MON - THURS: Noon to 6pm
FRI: Noon - 7pm
SAT: Noon - 6pm
SUN: Noon - 5pm
585-396-ALES (2537)


Our draft beers are available in the Naked Dove Tasting Room and in over 200 bars and restaurants located within a 35 mile radius of the brewery.

We have four year-round beer styles that we have proudly served since we opened our doors in 2010.  Feel free to fall in love with them because they will always be available for your drinking pleasure.

Naked Dove also has 2-3 seasonal beers available at all times.  These change based on the season or the whim of our brewing team.  Catch them while you can!!
 
Windblown Amber Ale

Windblown Amber Ale is an American Amber Ale with a beautiful balance between the malt and hop characters. The aroma and flavor start with a blend of bready, biscuit, and caramel malt notes. This fades as the light, dry citrus hop character comes to the forefront in the beer's finish. This beer is a great "sessionable" Amber Ale that doesn't compromise on flavor. We brew it with American 2 Row, Weyerman Munich, Caramunich and Cararoma malts with Cascade, Liberty and Magnum hops. The Windblown Amber is fantastic for braising a variety of meats, pairing with Mexican foods and for use in sauces.

Story Behind the Name: Anyone who has visited the brewery has felt the Westerly winds as they cross the open space of the adjacent farm and bring their force against the brewery. This beer was named in tribute to those breezes, brutal in the winter, refreshing in the summer, but almost always present.

ABV 5.0% (Alcohol by Volume)         IBU 25 (International Bitterness Unit)
    Scotch Ale

The Scotch Ale style dates back to its roots in Edinburgh Scotland in the 19th century. It is characterized by big malt flavors with an alcohol level higher that the average beers of the day. Ours in no exception. You will get a beautiful caramel sweetness from the malts with notes of roasted fig. This beer is deceptively smooth. Although it weighs in at 8.0 ABV, you won't taste the alcohol at all.

8.0 ABV% (Alcohol by Volume)         IBU 20 (International Bitterness Unit)


American Brown Ale

Our American Brown Ale starts with a nice sweet floral hop aroma. With your first sip, you'll realize the complexity of this brown ale which has layers of roasted walnuts, chocolate and tobacco. Exclusive use of Centennial hops, including during dry-hopping yields a nice balancing citrus presence.

ABV 5.5% (Alcohol by Volume)         IBU 35 (International Bitterness Unit)


Russian Imperial Stout

Russian Imperial Stouts are a style that came about when English Brewers were sending huge malty roasted brews to the Russian Czars. These brews were hardy enough to get them through the long Russian Winters. Ours pays homage to these beers in both flavor and strength. The beer starts with a huge roasted malt character that fades to malty, sweet black currant and chocolate. It finishes with a hint of alcohol and hop bitterness, but the malty body covers most of the 11.2 % alcohol by volume and hefty hop finish. This beer was aged for over 10 months to allow the huge malt character to mellow and the alcohol to fade to the background. This beer is extremely complex and different subtle flavors can be found the whole way through the glass. The perfect beer for sitting in front of a fire on a cold winter day.


Upcoming Seasonal & Specialty Beers

Exposinator Doppelbock

Exposinator Doppelbock is released every year on March 19th (St. Joseph's Day) as is the tradition with the German Doppelbocks. We use only the finest Weyermann Malts to give this beer it's big bold flavor. Deep reddish brown in color, Exposinator has a huge malty character. The malt flavor is a combination of toasted, bready and meloidins from the darker kilned malts. The malt carries through to the flavor and lingers just a bit before a clean hop finish. Brewed with Pilsner, Light and Dark Munich Malts with Hallertau and Magnum Hops.

ABV 8.2% (Alcohol by Volume)         IBU 25 (International Bitterness Unit)
 
Starkers IPA

Starkers IPA is an American India Pale Ale that showcases all aspects of what hops can deliver. The beer starts with a very hop forward aroma and flavor that combines notes of citrus, spruce and pine. Our generous hop additions, especially our dry hopping, give the beer a very full hoppy mouth-feel. The mouth-feel is accentuated by the malt body, which is just strong enough to carry the hops. The flavor finishes with a hop bitterness, although overshadowed in the beginning by the flavor and aroma, it starts to come to the forefront as you drink more of the IPA. This beer is brewed with American 2 Row, Caramunich, Munich and Cararoma malts and Cascade, Amarillo and Simcoe Hops. It pairs well with Spicy Curry dishes, strongly flavored cheese and Asian Food.

Story Behind the Name: Our IPA is our most British Style of beer. The term for Naked in Great Britain is: Starkers. If someone is fully unclothed, they are totally starkers, hence the American term: stark naked.


ABV 5.6% (Alcohol by Volume)         IBU 60 (International Bitterness Unit)
 
45 Fathoms Porter

Our 45 Fathoms Porter is as deep and dark as the depths of Canandaigua Lake. We brew our Robust Porter with six different roasted malts to give it a deep long roasted character. The flavors change and develop as you drink the beer, giving an array of chocolate and coffee roasted notes. The flavor is deeply complex in its roasted character, but is careful not to make the jump to being burnt or astringent. It is brewed with American 2 Row, Caramunich, Brown, Pale Chocolate and Simpson and Crisp Chocolate Malts with Roasted Barley and Magnum, Amarillo and Simcoe Hops. This beer is perfectly paired with strong flavored cheeses, chocolate and seafood (particularly scallops and shellfish).

Story Behind the Name: For those who have enjoyed our porter, you will have found its color deep, dark and impenetrable. Thinking of something to represent those qualities, we needed to turn no further than Canandaigua Lake. At its deepest point, it registers an approx. 45 Fathoms deep. Whether the two headed serpent truly resides at the bottom depends on your belief in local lore or the amount of pints of porter you have enjoyed.

ABV 5.6% (Alcohol by Volume)         IBU 40 (International Bitterness Unit)
 
Berry Naked Black Raspberry Ale

Berry Naked, our Black Raspberry Ale, is our interpretation of what a fruit beer should be! Berry Naked starts out with a light black raspberry aroma that carries through to the finish. After the fruit fades the malty flavor takes over. The fruit is balanced by the strong toasted character of the malty base beer. This is a fruit beer that still lets you know you are enjoying a beer. The base beer is brewed with 2 Row, Caramunich, Cararoma, Munich and Dark Munich Malts with Liberty and Magnum Hops. We utilize a fruit puree during fermentation and a natural flavor after filtration to give it the delicate black raspberry character. This beer pairs beautifully with cheesecake and makes wonderful dressings.

Story Behind the Name: This one we left up to our Facebook Friends. When our creative juices ran dry, we posed the naming question on Facebook. While many great names were put forward, none elicited the immediate smile on our faces and those of our Facebook Faithful as Berry Naked. The people have spoken.


ABV 4.2% (Alcohol by Volume)         IBU 15 (International Bitterness Unit)


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