California Wild Ales’ “Graf of Draft”

Introducing “Graf of Draft”!!!

This unique beer, a Graf style blend of 11% Pear Cider and Saison, is set to redefine your craft beer experience. Crafted in collaboration with OB Brewery, this limited-edition beer is the brainchild of the renowned head brewer, Jim Milea, boasting over a decade of brewing expertise.

A True OB Collaboration

The heart and soul of Graf of Draft lie in the collaboration between California Wild Ales and OB Brewery. This dynamic partnership brought together the creative minds of both establishments to develop a Saison that perfectly complements the distinct flavor profile of pear cider. This collaboration is a testament to the strong camaraderie within the craft beer community, resulting in a truly unique and innovative brew.

Meet the Masterminds: Jim Milea and Zack Brager

At the helm of this extraordinary creation is Jim Milea and Zack Brager.  You might recognize Milea as the  seasoned head brewer of OB Brewery with decades of experience in the industry. Jim’s passion for brewing and dedication to quality are evident in every sip of Graf of Draft. His expertise has been instrumental in crafting a beer that seamlessly blends the crispness of pear cider with the spicy, fruity notes of a classic Saison, creating a harmonious symphony of flavors.  Zack and Jim worked together every step of the way to bring this bewuty to life.

The Blend

“Graf of Draft” is a Graf-style beer, a fusion of 11% Pear Cider and a carefully selected Saison. The result is a refreshing, effervescent brew that marries the sweetness of pears with the complexity of a classic farmhouse ale. The pear cider adds a delightful fruity character, while the Saison contributes a hint of spiciness, creating a balanced and nuanced drinking experience.

Limited Edition

As with many of California Wild Ales’ innovative creations, Graf of Draft is a limited-edition release. This means that beer enthusiasts have a finite opportunity to savor the unique blend of flavors meticulously crafted by the skilled hands at California Wild Ales. The limited availability adds an element of exclusivity, making each bottle or pour a special experience for beer aficionados.

Neighbors Working Together


Graf of Draft is available exclusively on draft at California Wild Ales’ Ocean Beach and Midway locations. Whether you’re a local craft beer enthusiast or planning a visit to California, be sure to stop by and indulge in this exceptional creation.

Pearfect for the Holidays

With the holiday season just around the corner, Graf of Draft makes for the perfect beer to elevate your festive celebrations. The 7% alcohol by volume (ABV) ensures a warming experience, making it an excellent choice for cozy gatherings with friends and family.

With our latest release, Graf of Draft, we are going to continue to push the boundaries of craft brewing.  This limited-edition Graf-style beer, born from a collaboration with OB Brewery and crafted by the experienced hands of head brewer Jim Milea, promises a unique and unforgettable drinking experience. Don’t miss the opportunity to savor this harmonious blend of pear cider and Saison – a true testament to the innovation and creativity within the craft beer community.

Graf on Draft - Saison/Cider Hybrid - California Wild Ales