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Small Batch Release: Creature Comforts Galactic Space Circus

Creature Comforts Galactic Space

Creature Comforts Galactic Space Circus is the next release in the brewery’s Taproom Series.

This new India pale ale is all about the Galaxy hop – one the stars of their year-round Tropicalia.

The flavor is bold with pineapple, mango, a touch of floral notes, and an orange Fanta finish.

Creature Comforts Galactic Space Circus will be available in 16-ounce cans when the brewery opens on Friday, November 3rd.

Style: IPA
Hops: Galaxy

Availability: 16oz Cans
Distribution: N/A

6.8% ABV

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More Run the Jewels: Creature Comforts STAY G-O-L-D debuts at month’s end

Creature Comforts S-T-A-Y-Gold

Creature Comforts STAY G-O-L-D, a collaboration with Interboro Spirts and rap duo Run the Jewels is on the way. 

Asheville, North Carolina based Burial Beer will be releasing their edition of STAY G-O-L-D, an India Pale Ale and collaboration with both Run the Jewels and Interboro again in October. Chicago’s Pipeworks Brewing has also teamed up with Interboro their own STAY G-O-L-D release, which debuted in August.

Athens, Georgia can claim their own edition of the hit series of beer collaborations. Creature Comforts STAY G-O-L-D debuts at the end of the month.

16-ounce cans of STAY G-O-L-D will be available to-go at the brewery on October 27th. A special event will be held on October 26th at Atlanta’s The Sound Table, with Trackstar the DJ from Run the Jewels. (A few select bars around the venue will have G-O-L-D cans as well.)

Creature Comforts STAY G-O-L-D is brewed with Citra, Mosaic, Chinook, and Strata hops.

Style: IPA
Hops: Citra, Mosaic, Chinook, Strata.

Availablity: 16oz Cans
Debut: 10/26/17

6% ABV

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Creature Comforts Table Beer, a culinary creation

Creature Comforts Table Beer

Creature Comforts Table Beer, formerly known as Epicurious, will return in October. 

This release starts with chefs, not brewers. The Creature Comforts team sat down with Ryan Smith, Executive Chef of Atlanta’s Staplehouse and Peter Dale, Executive Chef and Owner of Athens’ The National with the goal of creating a beer to pair with a wide variety of food.

Rather than looking at industry trends for what to brew next, we brewed a beer that best complements drinking with food and friends.

Creature Comforts Table Beer, a foodie’s beer, doesn’t fit any style guidelines according to the brewery. The beer is described as “earthy, floral and soft citrus hop character that is balanced by complex yeast flavors and subtle bitterness on the finish”.

RELATED: Creature Comforts collaborates with Arizona Wilderness

The label artwork for this culinary-inspired can is thanks to the talent of Athens local Bryn Rouse, whose illustrations can be found on her Instagram feed.

Creature Comforts Table Beer will be available in 12-ounce cans and draft in October, 2017.

Style: Not specified
Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft. Limited.
Debut: October, 2016
Latest Return: October, 2017

4.2% ABV

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Creature Comforts Crescendo returns in new 16oz cans

Creature Comforts Crescendo 16oz

Creature Comforts Crescendo rejoins the brewery’s lineup again today, in new 16-ounce cans.

Extra vessels allowed the Athens, Georgia brewery begin brewing a series of taproom only releases. Among the first was Crescendo, debuting for the first time last October. Since then, a bulk of the brewery’s new releases have been taproom only.

Creature Comforts Crescendo is quite hoppy, featuring 5.5 pounds of hops per barrel. El Dorado, Galaxy, plus an experimental hop known as Grungeist round out the hop lineup.

Crescendo is a slightly hazy IPA with notes of honeydew, white peach skin, pineapple, and orange from the hops used in the beer.

Creature Comforts Crescendo is available in 16-ounce cans and draft, with limited distribution coming this week. Crescendo is extremely limited.

Style: IPA
Hops: El Dorado, Galaxy, Grungeist

Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft. Taproom Only.
Debut: Late October, 2016
Latest Return: 9/16/17

7.2% ABV

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Creature Comforts Duende sells out over the weekend

Creature Comforts Duende 16oz

Creature Comforts Duende returned to the brewery’s taproom again Friday, September 13th in new 16-ounce cans. Then promptly sold out.

This release Tap Room Series release is an imperial India pale ale, brewed with Citra, Mosaic, and Simcoe hops. The end result is an IPA that is big on fruity notes. This first time this beer was found was on last year’s Election Day.

… There’s a consistent fruit flesh flavor to the beer that adds a wonderful complexity to the bright citrus notes as the overtones dance around the fleshy notes, supporting without ever getting in the way….

Creature Comforts Duende is a 16-ounce can and draft offering. Athens and Atlanta, Georgia will see limited distribution.

Style: Imperial IPA
Hops: Mosaic, Simcoe, Citra

Availability: 16oz Cans, Draft. Limited Release.
Debut: 11/8/16
Latest Return: 9/15/17

8% ABV

Duende – A quality of passion or inspiration. 

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Creature Comforts Athena Paradiso with Passionfruit and Guava returns September 1st

Creature Comforts Athena Paradiso with Passionfruit and Guava

Creature Comforts Athena Paradiso with Passionfruit and Guava will return to the brewery’s seasonal lineup again this month.

The brewery opened with Athena, a kettle soured wheat beer, aka berliner weisse a few years ago. In February, 2016 the Athens, Georgia based brewery released the first canned Athena Paradiso, brewed with tart cherry, raspberry, and cranberry. Creature Comforts tells Beer Street Journal that it was the most expensive recipe they’ve ever made.

In late August, Creature Comforts Athena Paradiso with Passionfruit and Guava will return to the seasonal lineup again in late August.

“Athena Paradiso is a beautifully refreshing beer. The passion fruit and guava flavors transport you to a tropical paradise during these hot summer months.” – David Stein, Co-founder & head brewer

Creature Comforts Athena Paradiso with Passionfruit and Guava will be an extremely limited release in 12 ounce cans and draft. Note, the can will sport the same red Paradiso branding as the February release.

The brewery will host a can release tour at the brewery in Athens on September 1st . Cans hit the market in both Athens and Atlanta shortly after.

Style: Berliner Weisse (w/ Guava, Passionfruit.)
Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft. Limited seasonal.
Debut: August, 2016
Latest Return: August 2017

4.5% ABV

Ed Note: The brewery has shifted the release date from August 26th to September 1st, 2017

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Boulevard Collaboration 7, created with Creature Comforts & Arizona Wilderness

Boulevard Collaboration 7

Boulevard Collaboration 7 has officially debuted, a collaboration with Athens, Georgia based Creature Comforts and Gilbert, Arizona’s Arizona Wilderness.

This collaborator series has paired seen the likes of Deschutes Brewery, Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project, Firestone Walker, Cigar City, Ommegang, and Orval. Boulevard Collaboration 7 is the first time a two breweries have been a part of the project at the same time.

The trio is creating a “juicy” lager for this seventh iteration, aged briefly on virgin oak. Juicy is an understating term, thanks to peach puree, lemon zest and riesling chosen to compliment carefully selected Nelson Sauvin, Lemondrop and Hallertau Blanc hops. The malt bill is quite complex too, brewed with pale malt, Sonoran White Wheat, Missouri wheat, honey malt and corn grits.

The finished beer is bottle conditioned with champagne yeast, producing an effervescent golden lager perfect for the late summer heat. Last year, Arizona Wilderness and Creature Comforts partnered on “Transmission“, a citrus saison.

Boulevard Collaboration 7 is now available in 12 ounce bottles and draft for a limited time.

StyleLager (w/ Riesling Juice, Peach Puree, Lemon Zest. Oak Aged.)
Hops: Nelson Sauvin, Lemondrop, Hallertau Blanc
Malts: Pale Malt, Sonoran White Wheat, Missouri Wheat, Honey Malt, Corn Grits

Availability: 12oz Bottles, Draft.
Debut: August, 2017

6% ABV