Terrapin Beer Co’s upcoming seasonal bring’s back an old Side Project … Read the rest
Nebraska Brewing Company (Papillion, NE) is adding to beers to their Inception Series this month. What was meant to be just one beer is now to series entries. In the end, the barrels you age the beer in have the final say. The base beer is a saison, brewed with rose hips, hibiscus, and cherry juice, then aged in a chardonnay barrel. Indians, the other entry, got a little funky in the barrel. Cowboys didn’t, prompting the two releases. Poking fun at the perception that Nebraska is still like the wild west, they dubbed these two Cowboys & Indians.
Nebraska Brewing Company (Papillion, NE) is adding to beers to their Inception Series this month. Ironically, there was only meant to be one beer. However the barrels they were aging in didn’t think the same way. The base beer is a saison, brewed with rose hips, hibiscus, and cherry juice, then aged in a chardonnay barrel. The brewery tells us this one got a little funky. Poking fun at the perception that Nebraska is still like the wild west, they dubbed these two Cowboys & Indians.
Lazy Magnolia (Kiln, MS) is debuting a new summery, Belgian influenced offering – Backwoods Belgian. This new Belgian golden ale gets its deep south twist with the addition of honeysuckle. According to the brewery reps, it’s one of the best seasonals to date.
Look for Backwoods Belgian in 12oz/4 packs, and Draft, and the Lazy Dozen Variety Pack.
Style: Belgian-Style Golden Ale… Read the rest
Stella Artois is launching Stella Artois Cidre into the U.S. market. It’s no secret that the cider market in the states is booming, and that’s why Stella is vying for a piece of the market.
Stella Artois Cidre is designed to be completely different from the sweeter U.S. ciders. Almost an alternative to white wine. This offering is drier, distinct offering. “Cider drinkers are now approaching cider with a sophistication similar to that of wine drinkers,” said Marc Stroobandt, a Belgian master sommelier. “To capture their interest, ciders certainly need to be refreshing and savory, but people also want something a little more complex and distinct, which Stella Artois Cidre offers.”… Read the rest
Holy Sheet! is back from Heavy Seas Brewing (Baltimore, MD). Just when you thought this beer couldn’t get any better, the Belgian style abbey ale spent time in a brandy barrel. Sheet is the third release in the new Uncharted Waters Series. (Previously Mutiny Fleet). Start looking for the brandy aged bottle of sexy this month.
Rich, complex and unique, Abbey style ales are transcendent, and ours stands proudly in the ranks. Aged in brandy barrels, Holy Sheet is a mahogany ale brewed with Belgian Abbey yeast, candi sucre, and unique crystal malts. … Read the rest
Much like the Craft Brewers Conference, SAVOR will also boast a special collaboration beer for attendees. … Read the rest
4 years ago, Harpoon Brewery started a friendly home brewing competition for their employees. The contest has grown into what is known as the Harpoon Kettle Cup. The most recent winner of the the cup was given a chance to brew for the brewery’s prolific 100 Barrel Series. Thus, introducing release #47 – Hoppy Belgian Style Blonde.
This delightfully drinkable Belgian-style ale features a big kick of American hops. A Belgian yeast strain, Bastogne, was used to give it a fruity/spicy character. … Read the rest
Some of the best label artwork in our opinion comes from Grimm Brothers Brewhouse (Loveland, CO). Artistically? Epic. Just epic.
Coming the first week of May – Maiden’s Kiss. This sexy maiden is a Maibock Lager (aka “spring bock”) when is lighter on the color and a bit lighter on booze. Patio beer my friends. Maiden’s Kiss will launch at the World of Beer in Glendale, Colorado on May 1st, then Northern Colorado on May 3rd.