Half Acre Brewing (Chicago, IL) is ready to release another round of Big Hugs Imperial Stout. . This year marks the fifth release of the popular, coffee impregnated stout. The coffee, just like the brewing itself its local to Chicago, from Dark Matter Coffee.
You’ve seen Big Hugs appear as a land scorching demon. You’ve seen him as the prancing pansy. He’s taken on cities, castles, yule tide glee and a mechanized version of himself. It’s this year that Hugs finds his way into history and sits down with Earth’s one-time leader. The apex predators of yesterday always make room for an incredible new force.
Look for bombers and growlers to be released on December 15th. Dark Matter coffee will be available also.
Cost & Limitations:
- 22 oz bomber bottle: $10.99 (Limit 6)
- 64 ounce growler: $22 tax included (limited to 64 ounces of growler beer per person.)
- 32 ounce growler: $12 tax included (limited to 64 ounces of growler beer per person.)
- 13 ounce glass in the Tap Room: $6.00
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Today seems to be a day of breweries taking favorites a step further. Cigar City Brewing is blending two different barrels of Hunahpu Imperial Stout and blending them together. Terrapin Beer Company is doing something similar too.
It’s almost time for perennial favorite W-n-B (aka Wake and Bake until the Government figured it out the double entendre) to hit shelves again. Wake and Bake is a coffee oatmeal imperial stout perfect for cold weather, and a great beer for your cellar. What would craft beer be without twists? Meet Cinnamon Roll’d W-n-B Coffee Oatmeal Imperial Stout.
What do you add to coffee and oatmeal to make the idea of breakfast beer complete? Cinnamon. The brewery describes the flavor
The Terrapin Cinnamon Roll’d W-n-B has a delicious flavor of fresh “baked” cinnamon rolls that completes our version of breakfast in a glass
Release details to follow. Regular W-n-B will ship this year also.
Lonerider Brewing Company (Raleigh, NC) has a crazy good stout dubbed Pistols at Dawn. The roasty stout is brewed with locally sourced coffee and chocolate, with a touch of lactose to make the beer finish smooth.
This second release arrives in North Carolina on November 1st, and Atlanta later in November.
Style: Stout (w/ Chocolate, Coffee)
Availability: 22oz bombers, Draft. Limited release
New from Spiteful Brewing (Chicago, IL) - I Hate My Boss Coffee Stout. Brewed with Mexican Santa Teresa coffee beansMexican Santa Teresa coffee beans from Halfruit roasters. This is what you really need in your coffee cup first thing in the morning. It might make your boss more tolerable.
Cheers to the boss that made you feel like calling in sick everyday. The boss who is always on a power trip. The boss who expects you there ten minutes early and shows up an hour late. The boss who drives a Maserati while you take the bus. This Coffee Stout, brewed with Mexican Santa Teresa coffee beans from Halfruit roasters is here to help get you through the day without telling your bass to go F himself.
Look for Spiteful Brewing I Hate My Boss Coffee Stout on shelves for a limited time.
Style: Stout (w/ Coffee)
Availability: 22oz Bombers, Draft. Limited
Terrapin Beer Co & Shmaltz Brewing’s “Beer For Hope” collaboration arrives for another year of good feeling drinking. This year’s release is based off of 2012′s recipe, but with a new addition – coffee. The base imperial brown ale has cocoa nibs from Nashville’s Olive & Sinclair, vanilla beans, and cinnamon too.
Style: Brown Ale (w/ Cinnamon, Cocoa Nibs & Shells, Vanilla Beans, Coffee)
Malts: Pale 2 Row, Victory, Special Roast, Crystal, Brown Malt, Chocolate
Availability: 22oz bombers, Draft. All Terrapin markets.
8% ABV, 38 IBUs
Pic via @redstoneliquors
Prairie Artisanal Ales (Oklahoma) is expanding their lineup with 12oz bottles. This is Prairie Noir. Imperial Stout aged in whiskey barrels with coffee? Yeah that will do.
Style: Imperial Stout (w/ Coffee Beans. Barrel Aged. Whiskey)
Availability: 12oz bottles