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Posted in Coming Soon, Don't Miss This, SweetWater Brewing

Mango, guava and passionfruit highlight April’s SweetWater Tropical Lover

SweetWater Tropical Lover

SweetWater Tropical Lover rolls off the can in Atlanta as a new seasonal in April.

Nick Burgoyne, brewer at SweetWater has been developing this recipe for some time now. He created a low alcohol by volume Berliner Weisse; adding mango, guava, and passionfruit to the beer. The result was something quite tropical and very refreshing.

“When we put test batches on tap at the Woodlands and in our main taproom, people kept commenting on how drinkable and refreshing it was; they loved the tropical flavors. I imagine Tropical Lover will be a hit with folks hanging out on the water all summer, kicking back with a few daytime drinks.” – Nick B.

SweetWater Tropical Lover will be available in 12-ounce cans and draft starting April 7th. Look for a launch party at the brewery on April 19th.

Style: Berliner Weisse (w/ Mango. Passionfruit. Guava.)
Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft.
Debut: April 2018

4.5% ABV

Posted in Boulevard Brewing, Coming Soon

Boulevard Hibiscus Gose debuts in cans in April

Boulevard Hibiscus Gose

Boulevard Hibiscus Gose will debut in cans in April.

This floral gose started as a Boulevard holiday beer years ago, bottled briefly in the brewery’s Backroads Series in 2014. Boulevard Hibiscus Gose is created by adding sea salt during the boiling process, along with coriander. During the whirlpool process, Boulevard infuses the wort with dried hibiscus flowers.

A slightly salty aroma with a touch of coriander and citrus/cherry notes wafts from the beer. The leading flavor is a lemony tartness obtained from the brewhouse souring process with subtle salt and coriander notes. Hibiscus Gose finishes crisp and dry with a slightly lingering sourness that’s tempered by the sea salt, coriander, and hibiscus flowers.

Boulevard Hibiscus Gose debuts in the brewery’s home city of Kansas City, Missouri on April 2nd. Expect 12-ounce cans and draft in the brewery’s other regions shortly after launch.

Style: Gose (Hibiscus, Coriander, Sea Salt)
Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft.
Debut (Cans): 4/2/18

4.2% ABV 

Image: Boulevard Brewing

Posted in Coming Soon, TRVE Brewing

Peaches meet death metal in TRVE Brewing Starving Gods of Old

Trve Brewing Starving Gods of Old

Trve Brewing Starving Gods of Old debuts at the brewery on March 24th.

The 2017 harvest of peaches takes the lead in Trve Brewing Starving Gods of Old – an American wild ale. The mixed culture saison has been aged on 4 pounds of peaches per gallon of beer.

1,000 bottles of the release will be available on Saturday, March 24 in the brewery’s taproom in Denver, Colorado. A remaining 550 bottles will be available in distribution both in and out of state.

Style: American Wild Ale (w/ Peaches. Oak Aged)
Availability: 500ml Bottles
Debut: 3/24/18

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Image: TRVE Brewing

Posted in Coming Soon, Don't Miss This, New Realm Brewing

There’s a new pilsner in cans in the southeast: New Realm Euphonia

New Realm Euphonia Pilsner canstack

New Realm Euphonia Pilsner is being canned for the first time this month.

In the two short months that Atlanta’s New Realm Brewing has been opened, two beers have become headliners – Hoplandia IPA and Euphonia Pilsner. While one has brewmaster Mitch Steele’s hoppy west coast fingerprints all over it, the pilsner leans a bit more traditional.

RELATED: Inside New Realm in Atlanta

Steele uses Hersbrucker, Huell Melon, Saphir and Sterling hops on a German malt “blackboard”. The finished beer is the beautifully smooth, dangerously drinkable, delightfully crisp pilsners that is hard to put down. (Ed. note: we haven’t left the brewery drinking less than at least four each time.)

“… Euphonia Pilsner, our refreshing, easy sipping pils has been a favorite amongst our brewers and guests at our bar.” Mitch Steele, Co-Founder & Brewmaster

Today the brewery is hard at work canning Euphonia PIlsner for the first time. 12-ounce cans of the crisp pilsner will be available at the brewery first, with distribution to follow in April 2018.

Style: Pilsner
Hops: Huell Melon, Saphir, Sterling
Malts: German Pilsner

Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft. Year-Round
Debut (Cans): March 2018

5% ABV, 30 IBUs

PIC: Beer Street Journal

Posted in Coming Soon, Wild Heaven Craft Beers

Strawberry & Mint highlight new Wild Heaven Laissez Fraise

Wild Heaven Laissez Fraise

Wild Heaven Laissez Fraise will emerge from the brewery’s “Wild Wild Heaven” series this weekend.

Strawberries and mint highlight this new wild ale blend.

For Lassiez Fraise, we selected a handful of barrels that received fresh strawberries and a smaller number which had received fresh mint for blending. The result is an unexpected mingling of subtle, beautiful flavors, unlike anything we’ve ever made.

Wild Heaven Laissez Fraise will be available in 500-milliliter bottles. Limited to a run of 300.

Style: American Wild Ale (w/ Strawberries. Mint. Wine Barrel Aged.)
Availability: 500ml Bottles
Debut: 3/17/18

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Image: Wild Heaven

Posted in Coming Soon, Creature Comforts

Creature Comforts Cosmik Debris returns this month

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Creature Comforts Cosmik Debris, a double IPA that first debuted in May 2015 makes a seasonal return this month.

Easily one of the hoppiest releases in the Athens, Georgia based brewery’s lineup, Cosmik Debris has been a fan favorite since day one. In 2016 the brewery canned the imperial IPA, updating the can artwork in 2017. (Above is the 2016 artwork.)

Cosmik Debris has a brilliant aroma from the hop profile that will lessen with age. This beer should be kept cold and consumed as fresh as possible. – Head Brewer David Stein. “

Creature Comforts Cosmic Debris will be available on draft as well as 12-ounce cans in the brewery’s taproom starting March 23rd.

Style: Imperial IPA
Hops: Simcoe, Idaho 7, Mosaic, Cascade Chinook

Availability: 12 oz Cans, Draft.
Next Release: Late March 2018

8% ABV

PIC: Beer Street Journal.

Posted in Coming Soon, New Holland Brewing

Fruit forward New Holland Passion Blaster is set to welcome spring

New Holland Passion Blaster

Rose-hued New Holland Passion Blaster Rose Ale is the latest seasonal by the Holland, Michigan based brewery.

Passion fruit, raspberry, and apple are the stars in this new seasonal from New Holland. The soft wheat ale is billed as “fresh, tropical, and satisfying”.

Passionfruit, tropical peaks, rosy ale, blush as raspberry cheeks. Exotic notes excite your tongue, the satisfying adventure has just begun.

New Holland Passion Blaster is available in 12-ounce cans and draft starting the week of Valentine’s Day.

Style: Wheat Ale (w/ Apple. Passionfruit. Raspberry.)
Hops: German Magnum
Malts: 2-Row, White Wheat, Crystal 45

Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft. Seasonal Release.
Debut: Valentine’s Week 2018

6% ABV, 15 IBUs