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Posted in New Releases, Three Taverns Brewery

Three Taverns Launches Prince of Pilsen

Three Taverns Prince of Pilsen

Three Taverns Craft Brewery (Decatur, GA) has released a new year round pilsner- Prince of Pilsen. This is the fourth 12oz bottle offering out of eight bottle released by the brewery to date.

Prince of Pilsen tributes the most popular beer style in the world. Originally brewed in the bohemian City of Pilsen in 1842, the new sensation was widely imitated and now makes up 90% of beer consumed around the globe. This Euro-style version is refreshingly crisp and dry hopped with Falconer’s Flight 7Cs for a distinct citrus aroma and bite.

Three Taverns Prince of Pilsen is available in 12oz bottles and draft.

Style: Pilsner
Availability: 12oz Bottles, Draft. Year-roun

5% ABV, 35 IBU’s

Posted in Don't Miss This, New Releases

Thatcher’s Cider Will Launch in the U.S. with Innis & Gunn

Thatcher's Gold

Scottish craft brewery Innis & Gunn has inked a deal that will brewing the cider stateside. The cider maker is in their 110th year of operation.

The three year deal that begins this month will launch Thatcher’s Gold cider in 20 states that Innis & Gunn is currently distributed.

Dougal Sharp, founder and CEO of Innis & Gunn said: “Thatchers Gold is regarded as being one of the best ciders in the world. Thatchers’ commitment to crafting the highest-quality and best-tasting cider means that they are the perfect complement to the position that Innis & Gunn has established in the US beer market

Initially, Thatcher’s Gold Cider will be available in 330ml bottles, 500ml bottles. Draft will arrive in the U.S. in early 2015.

Thatcher’s Cider is based at Myrtle Farm, in Sandford, Somerset, England

Posted in Hi Wire Brewing, New Releases

Hi-Wire Barrel Ages Imperial Stout in Multiple Barrels

Hi Wire Ringmasters Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout

Hi-Wire Brewing (Asheville, NC) has a new addition to their Ringmaster’s Reserve Series – Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout. The series features special barrel aged and imperial one-off beers.

This Russian imperial stout wasn’t just aged in one style of oak. Barrel Aged Russian was aged on a variety of select oak barrels. Napa Valley Zinfandel, Kentucky Bourbon, Tennessee Whiskey, and North Carolina Dark Rum casks.

Look for Hi-Wire Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout will be available the day before Brewgrass on Friday, September 19th, at 2 pm in the tap room. Limited distribution shortly after.

Style: Imperial Stout (Barrel Aged. Bourbon, Whiskey, Rum. Wine Aged.)
Availability: 22oz bombers
Arrival: 9/19/2014

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Posted in Don't Miss This, New Releases, Terrapin Beer Company

Terrapin Midnight Monk Released

Terrapin Midnight Monk Black India Pale Ale

Terrapin Beer Co.’s (Athens, GA) Monster Beer Tour’s newest, Midnight Monk Belgian-style Black IPA is hitting shelves.

Brewmaster and co-founder “Spike” based the beer off a Belgian tripel recipe, and hopped with like an imperial IPA, with a dark malt twist.

Take off your robe and slip into the night to get one step closer to the Holy Grail of all beers.  Midnight Monk Belgian-style Black IPA will have your senses juggling all the complex flavor and aroma this beer has to offer.


Terrapin Midnight Monk will be available in 12oz bottles and draft for a limited time.

Style: Belgian-Style Black IPA
Hops: Magnum, Columbus, Chinook, Centennial, Amarillo, Cascade (Dry Hop : Amarillo, Simcoe, Cascade)
Malts: 2-row Pale, Pilsner, Munich, Special Aromatic, DH Carafa III, Crystal 24

9.8% ABV 88 IBUs

Also just released, Terrapin Imperial Pumpkin Porter

Posted in Hess Brewing, New Releases

Hess Brewing Marks New Facility’s 1 Year Annivesary

Hess Brewing Brunus Robustus

Hess Brewing kicked off brewing on their new 30 barrel brew system, in their new production facility in San Diego. First on the system was their Brunus Robustus Porter.

Some of the batch was syphoned off into Elmer T. Lee Bourbon barrels. After 13 months, it’s ready for release.

Hess Barrel Aged Brunus Robustus Porter will be available in limited 22oz bombers.

Style: Porter (Barrel Aged. Bourbon)
Availability: 22oz bombers
Arrival: TBA


Posted in Don't Miss This, New Releases, Wicked Weed Brewing Co

Wicked Weed Lusus Naturae Celebrates Tasty Beverage

Wicked Weed Lusus Naturae

Wicked Weed Brewing (Asheville, NC) has announced a new hop-meets-funk offering, Lusus Naturae. The brew a hoppy imperial IPA, finished with Wicked Weed’s house strain of Brettanomyces. Brewed in collaboration with Tasty Beverage Company in Raleigh, North Carolina in honor of their third anniversary.

Lusus Naturae is a dry, North Carolina Double IPA brewed with thoroughbred Riverbend Malt and 30 lbs of fresh-off-the vine Cascade wet hops from Echo View farms. It is dry hoped with over 3 lbs per barrel and finished with our house Brettanomyces strain. Drink this hoppy goodness fresh or lay it down to bring out the funk.

Wicked Weed Lusus Naturae will be able 500 ml bottles across North Carolina. 

Style: American Wild Ale
Hops: Cascade

Availability: 500ml bottles
Arrival: 8/29/14

8.4% ABV

Posted in Don't Miss This, New Releases, The Unknown Brewing Co.

Unknown Brewing Starts Canning

Unknown Brewing Cans

The Unknown Brewing Company (Charlotte, NC) has completed (or is completing) their first ever canning run.

First up in cans is Over the Edge IPA.

Over the Edge takes a great balance of 5 grains and then ramps it up with West Coast hops that were born in the shadows of the cascades. We use these Hops in 7 different additions to create an adventure from the beginning of the sip all the way to the burp.

Unknown Over the Edge IPA is available in 12oz cans in the tap room starting today. Distribution to follow.

Style: IPA
Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft.

6.9% ABV, 65 IBUs

Image via Unknown Brewing