Topic Archives: Guava

Posted in New Releases, The Veil Brewing

The Veil Brewing Human Adult debuts Tuesday, brewed with Trillium

The Veil Brewing Human Adult.

The Veil Brewing Human Adult debuts on September 26th.

This beer is the latest in a series of collaborations with Boston, Massachusetts based Trillium Brewing Company. A few months ago, the group brewed Adult Human at Trillium. That release was an imperial IPA brewed 100% with Citra hops and blood orange puree.

The Veil Brewing Human Adult has been created in the same vein – that is with the same malt and yeast profile, but with a few changes. Vic Secret hops were tagged in for Citra, and Guava puree instead of blood orange juice. As The Veil puts it – “The same, but different”.

The Veil Brewing Human Adult will be available at the brewery in Richmond, Virginia on Tuesday, September 26th.

Style: Imperial IPA (w/ Guava Puree)
Hops: Vic Secret
Availability: 16oz Cans

Debut: 9/26/17

?? ABV

Image: The Veil Brewing

Posted in Don't Miss This, The Veil Brewing

Another Hawaiian Punch inspired beer: The Veil Brewing Never Never Aloha Aloha

The Veil Brewing Never Never Aloha Aloha

It may be past Labor Day, but Richmond, Virginia is still getting a little tropical. The Veil Brewing Never Never Aloha Aloha debuts today.

If you aren’t familiar with The Veil’s beer naming nomenclature, when you see the double name, it’s going to be the “double” version of another similar beer. In this case, Never Aloha released in back in March.

The Veil Brewing Never Never Aloha Aloha is a double version of their Hawaiian Punch inspired gose, brewed with literally hundreds of gallons of pineapple, mango, passion fruit, blood orange, Guava, and cherry purée, plus Hawaiian red alaea sea salt.

Super tart and loaded with tropical notes on the aromatics and flavor profile.

The Veil Brewing Never Never Aloha Aloha will be available when the brewery opens on September 5th.

Style: Gose (w/ Passionfruit, Pineapple, Mango, Blood Orange, GuavaCherries.)
Availability: 16oz Cans, Draft.
Debut: 9/5/17

5.1% ABV

Image: The Veil Brewing

Posted in Coming Soon, Creature Comforts

Creature Comforts Athena Paradiso with Passionfruit and Guava returns September 1st

Creature Comforts Athena Paradiso with Passionfruit and Guava

Creature Comforts Athena Paradiso with Passionfruit and Guava will return to the brewery’s seasonal lineup again this month.

The brewery opened with Athena, a kettle soured wheat beer, aka berliner weisse a few years ago. In February, 2016 the Athens, Georgia based brewery released the first canned Athena Paradiso, brewed with tart cherry, raspberry, and cranberry. Creature Comforts tells Beer Street Journal that it was the most expensive recipe they’ve ever made.

In late August, Creature Comforts Athena Paradiso with Passionfruit and Guava will return to the seasonal lineup again in late August.

“Athena Paradiso is a beautifully refreshing beer. The passion fruit and guava flavors transport you to a tropical paradise during these hot summer months.” – David Stein, Co-founder & head brewer

Creature Comforts Athena Paradiso with Passionfruit and Guava will be an extremely limited release in 12 ounce cans and draft. Note, the can will sport the same red Paradiso branding as the February release.

The brewery will host a can release tour at the brewery in Athens on September 1st . Cans hit the market in both Athens and Atlanta shortly after.

Style: Berliner Weisse (w/ Guava, Passionfruit.)
Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft. Limited seasonal.
Debut: August, 2016
Latest Return: August 2017

4.5% ABV

Ed Note: The brewery has shifted the release date from August 26th to September 1st, 2017

Posted in Don't Miss This, Funky Buddha, New Releases, The Bruery

The Bruery & Funky Buddha’s Pink Snow is ridiculously unique

The Bruery Pink Snow bottles

Later this year, The Bruery has a collaborative release slated for later this year, with Florida’s Funky Buddha Brewery. Until today, we thought there might only be one, but in actuality, there might be two. The first – Guava Libre!. A second potential has surfaced – The Bruery Pink Snow.

Both creations are slated to be cream ales. Guava Libre is inspired by a Cuban guava pastry. The Bruery Pink Snow also carries a dessert vibe, resulting in something more fitting for the SoCal and Florida mild winters – a tropical snow cone.

RELATED: The Bruery Guava Libre

This imperial cream ale features guava, dragonfruit, coconut, and vanilla beans, turned creamy smooth with the addition of lactose.

The result is so damn tropical. Vanilla and coconut subtley dominate the beer, which is creamy and quite unique. It’s a fruity tropical dessert that would be just a fantastic over shaved ice at a carnival. Probably one of the most unique beers we’ve tasted in a long, long while.

Since our collective exposure to the wet wintry elements is minimal, we at The Bruery® and Funky Buddha decided to create our own version of snow – something pink and tropical -that we can play in as temperatures start to arm. Championing the big, bold flavors our breweries are known for, we brewed an imperial cream ale, then added lactose and vanilla for sweetness, and guava, dragonfruit and coconut for a vibrant, tropical vibe.

The Bruery Pink Snow is slated for 750 milliliter bottles, debuting in the brewery’s taproom starting June 6th. No distribution.

Style: Imperial Cream Ale (w/ Guava. Dragonfruit. Coconut. Vanilla Beans. Lactose.)
Availability: 750ml Bottles, Draft.
Debut: 6/6/17

7.5% ABV

PIC: Beer Street Journal & Joel Kennedy, Marketing Manager of The Bruery.

Posted in Coming Soon, Terrapin Beer Company

Terrapin Luau Krunkles, with guava & passionfruit returns in July

Terrapin Luau Krunkles

Terrapin Luau Krunkles, a tropically inspired India pale ale, will return again this summer. Instead of year-round as previously reported, the beer will be a limited time offering in 6-packs. (Available year-round in the IPA Survival Kit.)

“Krunkles” is a fictitious character (perhaps real, depending on who you ask at the brewery) that travels the world looking for new India pale ales. The series has seen releases like Krunkles Down Under (all Aussie & New Zealand hops), Samurai Krunkles, and Dr. Krunkles. When the heat rises, Kruckles goes tropical.

Terrapin Luau Krunkles is inspired by a Hawaiian drink called POG. The beverage is brewed with passionfruit, orange, and guava. (Yes that same drink gave rise to the POG game of the 90’s.)

Krunkles is back with another world renowned IPA inspired by this time spent on the Hawaiian Islands. Jam packed with tropical flavors of passionfruit, orange and guava, this “Hawaiian IPA” is brewed to accompany you to your next luau.

Terrapin Luau Krunkles is a 12 ounce can and draft release, returning in summer, 2017.

Style: IPA (w/ Passionfruit, Oranges, Guava)y
Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft.
Debut: Fall, 2016.

Next Return: July, 2017

6.5% ABV

Ed note: Updated article to include Luau Krunkles year-round availability in the IPA Survival Kit. 

Posted in Jester King Brewery, New Releases

Jester King Rare Corals, featuring a ton of fruit

Jester King Rare Corals

Jester King Rare Corals, a new farmhouse ale, debuts on March 31st.

A farmhouse ale is nothing new for Jester King. Check out this fruit lineup though. Rare Corals has been re-fermented with guava, bananas, strawberries, cantaloupe, toasted coconut, and chamomile. All in all, around 1,200 pounds fruit.

The base beer was brewed in September of 2016, and fermented in stainless steel with Jester King’s mixed culture of native yeast and bacteria.

Jester King Rare Corals will be available in 750 milliliter bottles when the brewery opens on March 31st.

Style: American Wild/Sour Ale (w/ Guava, Bananas, Strawberries, Cantaloupe, Coconut, Chamoilie.)
Availability: 750ml Bottles, Draft. 2,000 bottle run.

Debut: 3/31/17

5.3% ABV, 22 IBUs

Posted in Funky Buddha, Headlines, The Bruery

The Bruery & Funky Buddha team up on Guava Libre

The Bruery Guava Libre

The Bruery Guava Libre, a collaboration with Florida’s Funky Buddha, is coming later this year.

If you need to know just one thing about Funky Buddha, it would have to known their love of food inspired beers. Maple Bacon Coffee Porter, Moro Moro Blood Orange IPA, and Sweet Potato Casserole are prime examples. Teaming up with California based The Bruery, the duo has another food-inspired beer headed your way in the near future.

The Bruery Guava Libre is based on the Cuban dessert pastelitos de guayaba. The tempting dessert incorporates guava paste, cream cheese, powdered sugar and puff pastries.

Echoing the pastry, the breweries created an imperial cream ale brewed with guava, turned dessert-like thanks to milk sugar and vanilla beans.

This sensory getaway transports you to a corner bodega with our friends at Funky Buddha in South Florida to recreate the flavors you’d find in a “pastelito de guayaba.” Championing the big, bold flavors that both our breweries are known for, we brewed an imperial cream ale, adding lactose and vanilla to impart sweet, custard-like ribbons, and guava for filling its conceptual authenticity. It’s a collaboration that’s equal parts inspiration and admiration.

The Bruery Guava Libre will be available in 750 milliliter bottles around the same time fall seasonal Autumn Maple returns.

Style: Cream Ale (w/ Lactose. Guava. Vanilla Beans.)
Availability: 750ml Bottles
Debut: Fall, 2017 (Estimated)

7.5% ABV