Birdsong Brewing Co.

Charlotte, NC

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New to cans: Birdsong Paradise City

Birdsong Paradise City

Birdsong Paradise City debuts in cans April 1st. The first year-round beer to join the brewery’s lineup since 2012.

Billed as a “session IPA”, Paradise City features Cascade, Chinook, Amarillo and Idaho 7 hops. The IPA is on the lower side of the boozy spectrum, just 4.8% alcohol by volume, and big on citrusy flavors.

Paradise City is a medium body, crisp IPA with lots of upfront hop aromas. It’s forward on the tangerine & citrusy side with a little hint of more complex piney notes.

Assistant brewer Jeff Bowman designed the recipe for Birdsong Paradise City. Available in 16 ounce cans starting Saturday.

Style: IPA
Hops: Cascade, Chinook, Amarillo, Idaho 7
Malts: Carapils, Wheat, C40, Oats

Availability: 16oz Cans, Draft.
Debut: 4/1/17

4.8% ABV, 45 IBUs

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Birdsong Honey Pie Double IPA cans debut this week

Birdsong Honey Pie Double IPA

Birdsong Honey Pie Double IPA will be available in cans this month.

“Heaven in a glass” is what the Charlotte, North Carolina brewery call this imperial India pale ale. The magic maker in this beer is the amount of locally harvested Cloister Honey.

In this limited release brew, a solid malt foundation is complimented by a generous amount of locally harvested honey and you guessed it… Hops! Our unique blend of hops will deliver aromas of honeydew and grapefruit, and will have you pouring the second beer before you finish the first.

Birdsong Honey Pie Double IPA will be available in 12 ounce cans and draft starting January 12th, 2017.

Style: Imperial IPA (w/ Honey)
Hops: Cascade, Fuggle, Columbus, Chinook
Malts: 2 Row, Caramel 40

Availability: 16oz Cans, Draft.
Debut: 1/12/17

8.9% ABV, 80 IBUs

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Birdsong Brewing Fake Plastic Trees hits cans

Birdsong Brewing Fake Plastic Trees

Birdsong Brewing Fake Plastic Trees is now available in cans as of this week. Perfect for Radiohead fans everywhere. (Seriously, Fake Plastic Trees is a top five song for this guy.)

The wheat based seasonal features Sorachi Ace, Columbus, and Cascade hops.

This tasty, happy wheat beer is bursting with citrus and lemongrass aromas, supported by a complementary malt backbone and a clean bitterness. A blend of Columbus, Cascade and Sorachi Ace hops bring the party to your mouth while the mellow wheat base quenches your thirst. Enjoy this delightfully distinctive ale at your cookout, your day at the lake or wherever your next adventure takes you

Birdsong Brewing Fake Plastic Trees is a draft and 16 ounce can offering.

Style: Wheat Beer
Hops: Sorachi Ace, Columbus, Cascade
Malts: 2 Row, Munich, Raw Wheat, Red Wheat

Availability: 16oz Cans

Debut: 6/2/16

6.4% ABV, 40 IBUs

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Birdsong Mongeese on Monkeys, a Rum Aged Brown

Birdsong Mongeese on Monkeys

Birdsong Mongeese on Monkeys joins the brewery’s lineup today, part of Birdsong’s Take Flight Series.

Birdsong Mongeese on Monkeys starts with Lazy Bird, the brewery’s imperial brown ale, and is aged in Muddy River Rum barrels. Available at the brewery in Charlotte, North Carolina starting October 15th, 2015.

Other releases in the series include Turtles on Pterodactyls, and Puppies on Penguins.

Style: Brown Ale (Barrel Aged. Rum.)
Availability: 22oz Bottles. Limited Release.
Launch: 10/15/15

9% ABV

Ed note: Corrected release date to 10/15/15

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Hi-Wire Oatmeal Pale Ale

Hi-Wire Oatmeal Pale Ale

Hi-Wire Oatmeal Pale Ale

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Hi-Wire/Birdsong “Bird on a Wire” Collab Debuts

Over the weekend, Hi-Wire Brewing (Asheville, NC) released a new collaboration with Charlotte, North Carolina’s Birdsong Brewing – Bird on a Wire.

Back in February, Conor Robinson of Birdsong Brewing traveled to Hi-Wire. The team came up with a peated wee heavy ale, inspired by the smokey flavors of scotch whiskey. Peated malt that was dried over a peat flame, lends Bird on a Wire its tingle of smoke flavor.

Hi-Wire/Birdsong Bird on a Wire is available now in 22oz bottles at both breweries tap rooms, and bottle shops across North Carolina.

Style: Scotch Ale
Availability: 22oz Bottles
Release: March 13th, 2015

8% ABV

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Birdsong “Turtles on Pterodactyls” Releases November 13th

Birdsong Turtles on Pterodactyls

Birdsong Brewing (Charlotte, NC) Turtles on Pterodactyls joins a small batch release series on November 13th, 2014. Birdsong Turtles on Pterodactyls is a stout aged in bourbon a barrels.

One day, friendly Dino turtles were caught in a volcanic corruption – the dangers time to be slow and steady. Fortunately, the vigilant Pterodactyl Rescue Squad noticed just in time! The dactyls swoops down with a thunderous call! And hitched the turtles to the rescue vests. Hot lava covered the earth but the turtle dudes were safe and sound. Want to be a pterodactyl? Harness their brave and gentle spirits but sharing this beer with a dinosaur loving friend. Cowabunga!

Birdsong Turtles on Pterodactyls is a part of the brewery’s Take Flight Series. Charlotte folks can grab a bomber starting at 4:30 pm on release day.

Style: Stout (Barrel Aged. Bourbon.)
Availability: 22oz Bombers
Arrival: 11/13/14

5.9% ABV