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New Can: Oskar Blues Priscilla

Oskar Blues Priscilla

Oskar Blues Priscilla launches nationwide this month. A new Belgian-style wheat beer.

Orange peel and coriander add nuance to this new release. Priscilla has been on tap for over 10 years at the original Oskar Blues Grill & Brew in Lyons, Colorado.

“Priscilla is a beer steeped in Oskar Blues’ music history,” said Chad Melis. “A longtime Oskar Blues favorite, we’ve decided its time to bring this amped up, electric brew from the basement and to the masses.”

Oskar Blues Priscilla is shipping nationwide this month. The brewery recently announced completing all 50 state distribution.

Style: Witbier (w/ Orange Peel, Coriander)
Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft.
Release: June, 2016

5.2% ABV

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Oskar Blues is now available in all 50 states

Oskar Blues is now available in all 50 states. The brewery recently tacked on the state of Montana.

The brewery signed a distribution deal with Summit Beverage Company in the Missoula and Butte markets, and Bronken’s Distributing in the Bozeman market.

That wraps up all 50.

“When I first left my home state of Alabama, I was dead set on being a fly fishing guide in Wise River Montana. My wife and I never made it past Lyons, CO as the vibe of the surrounding mountains grabbed us and we put down roots. A few years later we started Oskar Blues.” said Dale Katechis, soul-founder. “Now almost 20 years later, we’re completing our trip to Montana bringing our journey full circle.

Additionally, the brewery is expanding distribution of their flagship beer Dale’s Pale Ale to Australia.

This year, Oskar Blues acquired Tampa, Florida’s Cigar City Brewing, and is now shipping a new beer – BEERITO Mexican Lager.

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Oskar Blues The Wolf and The Lamb, a NOLA collaboration

Oskar Blues The Wolf and the Lamb

Oskar Blues The Wolf and the Lamb, a new collaboration with NOLA Brewing Company, launches in the Louisiana market this week.

The team created a “double” pilsner-style beer, brewed with pilsner malt, and Czech Agnes and Styrian Wolf hops.

Crisp and spicy aromas dotted with floral, sage-like undertones of berries, pineapple, and citrus. A slightly bready medium bodied lager flavor continues the European hop onPilsslaught with more herbal and spicy fruity character.

The artwork for Oskar Blues The Wolf and the Lamb is a custom piece created in the spirit of the New Orleans Jazz Fest by legendary artist J Pierrel.

This partnership marks Oskar Blues one-year anniversary in the Louisiana market. Available in 12 ounce cans in Colorado as well. 

Style: Pilsner
Availability: 12oz Cans
Release: Week of 4/20/16

7% ABV

Special edition “The Wolf and the Lamb” signed and numbered giclee prints will be available from J. Pierre on 100lb hot press paper at the following events

Avenue Pub 4/20 (Wednesday) @ 4:20pm
-The Bulldog Uptown 4/20 (Wednesday) @ 7pm
-World of Beer Warehouse District 4/21 (Thursday) @ 7pm
-Howlin Wolf  4/23 (Saturday) @ 8pmPiklspils
-Maison on Frenchmen St. 4/24 (Sunday) @ 8pm

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Oskar Blues Moneyshot White Wit Wheat, a can potential

Oskar Blues Moneyshot White Wit Wheat

Oskar Blues Moneyshot White Wit Wheat is on the can horizon by the Colorado brewery.

Not much to offer by way of description at the moment. The base beer is brewed with white wheat and spices.

The brewery has not yet announced this offering.

Style: Witbier (w/ Spices)
Availability: 12oz Cans
Release: TBA

?? ABV

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Oskar Blues adds Mississippi, Utah

Oskar Blues Brewery (Longmont, CO/Brevard, NC) has recently added Mississippi and Utah to their distribution footprints. These state additions push the brewery very close to all 50 state distribution.

In Mississippi, Oskar Blues has partnered with Clark Beverage Group, Inc., Stokes Distributing Company, Capital City Beverage Company and FEB Distributing, Inc. Expect the brewery’s 12 and 19.2 ounce cans in November/December.

M&M Distributing (part of the Admiral Beverage) will bring Oskar Blues to Utah in December and January, 2016. Oskar Blues offerings will limited and only in cans to start in the state as their portfolio exceeds 4% ABV. (State laws prohibit “high” alcohol beer sales.)

In 2016, Oskar Blues will complete it’s United States distribution conquest with North Dakota, South Dakota, Oklahoma, and Montana.

READ MORE: Oskar Blues News

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Oskar Blues Hoptub Bath Machine Collaboration with Alabama Breweries Releases

Oskar Blues Hop tub Bath Machine

Oskar Blues Hoptub Bath Machine, a new collaboration with four Alabama breweries, releases in early November.

Oskar Blues (North Carolina brewery)teamed up, Straight to Ale, Good People, Cahaba Brewing, and Fairhope Brewing Company, to create the Hoptub Bath Machine brew. The new beer flavor is described as having “pear and lemon flavors combined with edgy peppercorn spice creates a light and crisp taste on the tongue.”

Oskar Blues Hoptub Bath Machine is a part of the Hangout Oyster Cook-Off and Craft Beer Weekend festival during the first week of November which features 21 breweries and over 60 beers to try. The Craft Beer Festival kicks off Friday, November 6, with a performance by Black Jacket Symphony playing Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon.”

“It’s great to dig in with the crew that is driving the craft beer scene back home in Alabama,” said Dale Katechis, soul founder of Oskar Blues Brewery.

Oskar Blues Hoptub Bath Machine will be available for limited time in 6-packs prior to the festival in select Alabama and Florida markets, and will be officially released to the public at the Hangout Oyster Cook-Off and Craft Beer Festival.

Style: ???
Availability: 6-pack cans, draft.
Arrival: November 6, 2015

???% ABV

Oskar Blues Hoptub Bath Machine distribution in October includes:

Florida: 

Destin/Fort Walton Beach

Wine World (4 locations)
Richey’s
Beach Liquors

Alabama:

Birmingham

Piggly Wiggly (4 locations)
Hop City
Western (2 locations)
Whole Foods
Hops And Vines

Huntsville

Liquor Express
Wish You Were Beer

Auburn

South Side Market

Tuscaloosa

Loosa Brews

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Oskar Blue Blue Dream IPA Coming to Cans

Oskar Blues IPA can

Oskar Blues (Lyon, CO/Brevard, NC) unveiled a new IPA today in Brevard. The new offering will be available in 12 ounce cans.

In the image above, Oskar Blues Anne-Fitten Glen holds up the artwork for the new offering. More to come.

Style: IPA
Availability:
Release:

6.4% ABV

 

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