Red Hare Sparkling Grapefruit Soda joins Root Beer in the Marietta, Georgia brewery’s craft soda lineup this month.
Small breweries have seen great success in offering nonalcoholic beverages to their fans. The sodas appeal to children of brewery visitors, and fit well into the craft cocktail segment as a mixer.
Red Hare Sparkling Grapefruit Soda (pictured on the right, above) is created with pure cane sugar, and grapefruit zest. Available in 12 ounce cans and draft starting in July, 2016.
A third soda offering is planned for the fall.
Style: Non-Alcoholic Soda (w/ Grapefruit)
Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft. Year-round.
Debut: July, 2016
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Marietta, Georgia based Red Hare Brewing is expanding distribution to Alabama and the Florida panhandle in March.
The brewery has signed distribution contracts with Premium Beverage, Gulf Distributing Company and Allstate Beverage.
“We’ve always felt the gulf shore would be a perfect fit for our cans,” says Roger Davis, founder and CEO of Red Hare Brewing Company. “I lived in Alabama for years, so I’m excited to be able to spend some time drinking Cotton Tail on the coast.”
With these new territories, Red Hare is currently distributed in Tennessee, Georgia, Alabama, South Carolina, and Florida.
Red Hare Hasenpfeffer Oktoberfest joined the brewery’s fall seasonal fall seasonal lineup in August of 2014. Then it was draft only, but in 2015, the brewery will be bringing the malt forward beer back in cans.
Hasenpfeffer is brewed with all traditional German hops and malts.
Hasenpfeffer Oktoberfest is a rich copper in color with a nutty flavor and toasty, caramelized malt notes. At 5.5% ABV this Oktoberfest is the perfect way to transition from light summer beers to hearty winter ales
Red Hare Hasenpfeffer Oktoberfest will be available in 12oz cans in late summer, 2015.
Malts: Bonlander Munich, Vienna malts
Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft.
Return: Fall, 2015
Ed Note: This article was updated with can mentions.
Red Hare Brewing (Marietta, GA) will do two new things when/if Barrel Aged Gangway IPA is released. Launch their first barrel aged packaging, alongside 22oz bottles.
Gangway IPA is a year round offering the brewery has put into Jose Cuervo tequila barrels.
Red Hare’s tequila barrel aged Gangway IPA has been aged in Jose Cuervo tequila barrels to provide the IPA with notes of tequila and an agave finish. A slate sweetness from the tequila barrels lens a unique flavor that blend seamlessly with the IPAs bitter and citrus notes to create a smooth mellow taste.
Red Hare Barrel Aged Gangway IPA will be available in 22oz bottles.
Note: This is a “sneak peek.” Details, release date, or release at all, are subject to change at anytime by the brewery.
Red Hare Cotton Tail Pale Ale is now available on draft and in cans year round. The Marietta, Georgia based brewery found an instant hit when launching the pale ale in March of this year.
“We set out to create a refreshing brew with a perfect balance of hops and malty sweetness. The Zythos hops allowed us to create a clean, well balanced pale ale where the orange notes from the hop have a heavier presence than the bitterness”.
Red Hare Cotton Tail Pale Ale cans arrive on January 5th, 2015.
Style: Pale Ale
Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft. Year round
5.5% ABV, 37 IBUs
Article was updated with release information, and year round status upgrade.
In 2013, Red Hare Brewing (Marietta, GA) released Sticky Stout, an oatmeal stout, draft only. It’s popularity is prompting an upgrade into the brewery’s can lineup.
Sticky Stout’s blend of oats and dark roasted malts give this beer a full body with a light sweetness and hints of chocolate and coffee. Whether stuck in the next ice storm or celebrating the holidays this is the perfect stout to get you through the winter with its 6.5%
Red Hare Sticky Stout will be available in 12oz cans and draft, and will be the brewery’s first seasonal can offering.
Style: Oatmeal Stout
Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft. (Currently listed as a winter seasonal)
Arrival: November, 2014 (GA, TN, SC)
6.5% ABV, 17 IBUs