Topic Archives: Blueberries

Posted in Hi Wire Brewing, New Releases

Hi-Wire Brewing releases an online-only blueberry wild ale blend

Hi-Wire A Blend About Blueberries

Like many of the breweries right now, Asheville’s Hi-Wire Brewing has been relying on online sales and relaxed shipping restrictions to make ends meet. Instead of a taproom release of a rare wild ale, these weird times call for an online-only beer release.

Hi-Wire’s sour and wild program continues to impress us. So it’s worth noting there are a small handful of bottles available of this new blend that you don’t even have to get off your couch to buy and try.

A Blend About Blueberries Sour – Single Barrel Batch No. 27 is a blend of spontaneous and non-spontaneous sour blonde ales aged on blueberries. 750-milliliter bottles this blend can be purchased here. You’re stuck at home. Treat yourself.

Style: American Wild/Sour Ale (w/ Blueberries)
Availability: 750ml Bottles. Limited Online Release.
Debut: Late April 2020

6.8% ABV

Image: Hi-Wire Brewing

Posted in Coming Soon, Three Taverns Brewery

Three Taverns has canned Pometheus for the first time

Three Taverns Pometheus

Three Taverns Pometheus is being canned for the first time. The Decatur, Georgia based brewery will debut the new format this weekend. 

Pometheus is a part of the brewery’s ongoing Sour Asylum Series, which features an array of various kettle-soured beers. This particular release has been a draft-only favorite in the taproom, prompting the brewery to finally can this superfruit delight.

Pomegranate and blueberries plus a touch of lactose milk sugar is the brewing combination that makes Pometheus so popular. The pomegranate is slightly tart, the blueberries slightly sweet, and each sip finishes with a smooth creaminess from the milk sugar.

Three Taverns Pometheus will be available on Saturday, September 21st when the brewery opens.

Style: Sour Ale (w/ Pomegranate. Blueberries. Lactose.)
Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft. Limited Release.
Debut (Cans): 9/21/19

5% ABV

Posted in Coming Soon, Modern Times Beer
Posted in Coming Soon, Pontoon Brewing

Maple syrup vanilla bean milkshake: Pontoon Beer Chugs in Harmony

Pontoon Beer Chugs in a Cans

Pontoon Beer Chugs in Harmony will be available at the brewery on Friday – a collaboration with Digi-Dude Nate from Atlanta’s Rock 100.5 FM.

This imperial milkshake IPA is brewed with blueberries, maple syrup from Ohio, and Madagascar vanilla beans.

This Friday, the brewery will host a “water” pong (beer pong) competition with Digi-Dude Nate starting at 6 pm. (Tickets).

Beer sales start at 3 pm.

Style: Imperial Milkshake IPA (w/ Blueberries. Maple Syrup. Vanilla Beans. Lactose.)
Availability: 16oz Cans, Draft.
Debut: 5/17/19

8.1% ABV, 10 IBUs

PIC: Beer Street Journal

Posted in New Holland Brewing, New Releases

Blueberries: New Holland Lost Dune debuts in cans

New Holland Lost Dune cans

New Holland Lost Dune is returning to the Michigan based brewery’s line again for the summer.

Designed for warm weather drinking, New Holland Lost Dune is brewed with local blueberries and coriander, plus a heavy dose of Mosaic hops.

“At New Holland, it’s no secret that we’re inspired by the seasonality of ingredients and flavors. Plus, located on Lake Michigan, summer is a natural inspiration. Lost Dune captures the taste of summer with its refreshing and aromatic body.” – Brett VanderKamp, Co-Founder & President.

For the beer’s official launch on May 18th aka “Dune Day”, New Holland has partnered with the Land Conservancy of West Michigan to support the non-profit organization’s mission to permanently protect and care for Michigan’s natural beauty. Participating locations will be donating a portion of sales from each pint of Lost Dune sold on Dune Day to the Land Conservancy of West Michigan.

New Holland Lost Dune will be available seasonally across the brewery’s entire network in 12-ounce cans and draft.

Style: Fruit Beer (w/ Blueberries, Coriander.)
Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft. Summer seasonal
Debut: Late May 2016
Latest Release: Mid May 2018

?? ABV

Posted in New Releases, SweetWater Brewing

SweetWater Blue has finally been canned

SweetWater Blue Can

SweetWater Brewing’s 20-plus years of operation have been shaped by three beers – 420 Pale Ale, IPA, and Blue. Incidentally, that’s their ranking in annual sales as well.

When the brewery first started canning in 2014, 420 and IPA got the nod, but Blue never got the call for aluminum. Love it or hate it, the blueberry wheat beer has always held its own in the brewery’s lineup, but was passed up for canning in lieu of seasonals, and more recently, the Dank Tank releases. Not anymore.

SweetWater Blue is now available in 12-ounce cans for the first time, ending the lurking can question for the “infamous” wheat beer.

Drink in good health.

Style: American Wheat Ale (w/ Blueberries)
Availability: 12oz Bottles, 12oz Cans, Draft.
Debut (Cans): Early 2018

PIC: Beer Street Journal

Posted in Burial Beer Co, New Releases

A brooding, dark sour? Burial The River to Hell Runs Red

Burial The River to Hell Runs Red

If this is Burial Beer Co.’s idea of what the rivers in hell taste like, count us in.

The Asheville, North Carolina based brewery’s Solera program has yielded another release, and it indeed runs deep red. Burial The River to Hell Runs Red is Oud Bruin ale (Flanders Brown Ale) that spent 6 months in Brunello foeders, only to be re-fermented in Sanctuary Vineyards Tempranillo barrels for 9 months. Hold on, not done. 75% of this sour ale was aged on raspberries, while the remaining 25% on blueberries.

The release is truly a dark, brooding, sour ale. As it warms the depth of this beer is revealed – a wash of bold Spanish black grapes and a subtle hint of dry Italian wine barrel, finishing with just the tiniest hint of vinegar and raspberry. Fans of sours like The Bruery Tart of Darkness or Jolly Pumpkin Noel De Calabaza will find a new love in hell here.

Burial The River to Hell Runs Red is a brewery only release, in 16.9-ounce bottles.

Style: American Wild/Sour Ale (w/ Blueberries. Raspberries. Foudre Aged. Wine Barrel Aged.)
Availability: 16.9oz Bottles
Debut: 1/13/18

7.5% ABV

PIC: Beer Street Journal