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Posted in Coming Soon, Monday Night Brewing

French for Monday. Monday Night Lundi IPA now a core offering

Monday Night Lundi IPA

Monday Night Lundi IPA made a limited debut in June. This month, the IPA goes into full distribution. 

For those bad at French (like us) Lundi means “Monday”. When you think of the name Monday Night Brewing, “Monday” in any language is pretty fitting. This new India pale ale features Mosaic, El Dorado, Simcoe, Mosaic hops.

Monday Night Lundi IPA will be available in 16-ounce cans and draft at the midtown Atlanta brewery starting Friday.

Style: IPA
Hops: Mosaic, El Dorado, Simcoe, Mosaic

Availability: 16oz Cans, Draft.
Debut: 6/21/19
Full Distribution: Mid August 2019

7.1% ABV

Posted in Coming Soon, Great Notion Brewing

Great Notion Seedless makes summer appearance Saturday

Great Notion Seedless

Great Notion Seedless, the brewery’s summery sour, will be available in cans on August 17th.

We like our Summers hot, our beers cold, and our watermelons Seedless.

Great Notion Seedless will be available in 16-ounce cans on Saturday. $20/4 pack.

Style: Kettle Sour Ale (w/ Watermelon.)
Availabilty: 16oz Cans, Draft. Seasonal Release.
Latest Return: 8/17/19

?? ABV

Image: Great Notion

Posted in Coming Soon, Goose Island Brewing

Goose Island Bourbon County Reserve Rye, 100% Rittenhouse barrels

Goose Island Bourbon County Reserve Rye 2019

Goose Island Bourbon County Reserve Rye 2019 is among the variants releasing in the imperial stout series this year.

The base imperial stout was aged in Heaven Hill Distillery’s Rittenhouse Rye barrels.

The 2019 Reserve Rye was aged in 100% Rittenhouse Rye barrels, imparting fruit and spice flavors. Reserve Rye accentuates all that makes Rittenhouse and Bourbon County unique.

Goose Island Bourbon County Reserve Rye 2019 will be available in 16.9-ounce bottles in very limited quantities on Black Friday 2019.

Style: Imperial Stout (Barrel-Aged. Rye Bourbon.)
Availability: 16.9oz Bottles. Limited Release.
Debut: 11/29/19

?? ABV

Posted in Coming Soon, Goose Island Brewing

Goose Island Bourbon County Vertical Collection features three vintages

Goose Island Bourbon County Vertical Collection

Goose Island Bourbon County Vertical Collection will be among the variants releasing on Black Friday this year – a first for the Bourbon County Brand Series.

Bourbon County Brand Stout is famously cellarable, changing notably for the better in most instances with age. This year, Goose Island is offering fans a chance to try three years of releases in one neat box.

The Bourbon Country Vertical Collection will have one 16.9 ounce bottle of 2017, 2018, and 2019 for side-by-side sampling, with some newbie notes on the back explaining the art of cellaring beer.

The Vertical Collection will debut on November 29th, 2019 – Black Friday.

No retail price was provided.

Posted in Coming Soon, Don't Miss This, Stone Brewing Co.

Stone’s 23rd Anniversary release is coming this week. Hint, it’s hoppy

Stone 23rd Uncanny Anni Double IPA

Stone 23rd Uncanny Anni Double IPA releases in the coming week, a celebration of 23 years of craft brewing. 

Over the years, Stone Brewing’s anniversary releases have covered a plethora of styles. The 5th Anniversary release was an IPA, followed by a porter on the 6th. 12th was Bitter Chocolate Oatmeal Stout, and 15th a Black IPA. Some years it was an IPA with all German hops and malts, others all Austrailian, there was even hazy IPA in there somewhere.

READ MORE: STONE ANNIVERSARY SERIES

The 23rd Anniversary release is simply what Stone does best. Hops, and lots of them. This “no-aluminum-yet-lotsa-hops Stone 23rd Anniversary Uncanny Anni Double IPA” is full of “hefty doses” of Mosaic, Citra, and Cascade. (Aka, the hops A-Listers.)

Stone 23rd Uncanny officially debuts on August 12th in 22-ounce bottles and draft.

Style: Imperial IPA
Hops: Mosaic, Citra, Cascade
Availability: 22oz Bottles, Draft. Limited Release.

Debut: 8/12/19

8.5% ABV

Posted in Bell's Brewing, Coming Soon, Headlines

Bell’s Light Hearted Ale a potential national release?

Bell's Light Hearted Ale

Bell’s Brewery’s Two Hearted Ale is known epically as one of the best (if not the best) India pale ale in America. As you read this, fans are eagerly awaiting Double Two Hearted Ale, which is basically Two Hearted turned into the Incredible Hulk. The “Hearted Ale” series has a lesser known, lovable lighter side – Light Hearted Ale.

The 110 calorie, 8.7 carb, 3.5% alcohol by volume “light” ale has been a Bell’s General Store exclusiver release, showing up on social media earlier this summer.

By the looks of it, the brewery has redesigned the artwork, presumably in a move to take this session India pale ale national. Sample bottles with the new artwork have surfaced online.

Per the brewery’s description:

Light hearted is everything you love about Two Hearted: 100% centennial hops, balanced, a firm malt backbone, and all of the hop aroma too, from pine to grapefruit.

Bell’s Light Hearted Ale does not appear on the brewery’s release calendar currently.

Style: IPA (Session Beer)
Hops: Centennial
Availability: TBA

3.5% ABV

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Posted in Coming Soon, Payette Brewing

Payette Oktoberfest returns August 5th

Payette Brewing Octoberfest

Payette Brewing Oktoberfest returns to the Boise, Idaho based brewery’s taps on August 5th.

The beer has been a part of Payette’s seasonal lineup for five years now. Back in 2016, the brewery launched this lager in cans for the first time.

Here’s our take on the classic Märzen Style Lager, for the original festival that celebrates beer – with beer. Our Oktoberfest goes well with sauerkraut, brauts and a pair of lederhosen. It has a rich body, smooth flavor and notes of sweet caramel malt that are like polka music to your mouth.

Payette Oktoberfest will be available in August in 12-ounce cans and draft. Additionally, the brewery will host their own Oktoberfest again September 20th.

Style: Oktoberfest
Hops: Hallertau Mittlefruh
Malts: Acidulated, Munich, Pilsner, Vienna

Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft. Aug-Sept.
Debut Cans: August 2016
Latest Return: 8/5/19

5.9% ABV, 10 IBUs