Creature Comforts Athena Paradiso returns to cans again to kick off the new year.
Athena Paradiso is a spin on the brewery’s year-round Athena Berliner Weisse. This release features tart cherry, raspberry, and cranberry, which complements a Guava & Passionfruit edition the brewery also releases seasonally.
David Stein, Co-Founder, says “We love how fruit plays with the acidity in Athena. Also, depending on the fruit used the beer will often take on its color – this version in particular will be a dark pink.” The “Paradiso” is meant to instill a vision of paradise and prepare consumers that they are on the verge of going on a beautiful fruit journey.
Creature Comforts Athena Paradiso will be available in both 12-ounce cans and draft again starting in mid-January.
Wild Heaven Height of Civilization, the brewery’s barrel aged Civilization Barleywine returns to the wild this week.
In 2014, the brewery purchased Dulce Vida Organic Tequila barrels ahead of this release. Wild Heaven Height of Civilization spent four months aging in the barrels prior to bottling.
The base beer, Wild Heaven Civilization Barleywine, brewed with dried Prussian lemons, Iranian hibiscus, tart cherries, cranberries, and cocoa nibs that have been re-hydrated in Four Roses bourbon.
The beer has been so well received, Wild Heaven got a hold of more Dulce Vida tequila barrels to bring this complex beer back once again.
Wild Heaven Height of Civilization is available in 750ml bottles for a limited time.
Below, the beer enters the barrel. Pic: Wild Heaven
Three Taverns Sour Asylum 2 is back in action for the season, and for the first time – cans. This sour is basically Thanksgiving dinner in your mouth.
The Decatur, Georgia based brewery kicked off the Sour Asylum Series with Sour Asylum 1, a Lactobacillus kettle soured beer fermented with the brewery’s house lager yeast.
The second edition took that beer a step further with the addition of cranberry juice, cinnamon and clove. A perfect Thanksgiving sour beer. They call it “Cranberry Sauced” for a reason.
At this point, Three Taverns is at capacity. This is preventing them from putting another release into full production right now. With what little time they have to spare, the brewery is launching a taproom only series of can releases.
Cranberry Sauced is the second in our new series of lacto-fermented sour ales. Spiced with cranberry juice, cinnamon, and clove in the fermenter, and balanced by a pleasing acidity from the lactobacillus strain added to the kettle, this unique beer is your perfect companion to the Thanksgiving season.
Three Taverns Sour Asylum 2 is on tap the brewery starting today, September 1st. You’ll find it on tap in market in October.
Latest Return: November, 2016
Boulevard Cranberry Orange Radler is now hitting shelves.
In 2014, the brewery debuted Ginger Lemon Radler. A departure from the brewery’s exemplary lineup? Sure. A success? You bet. Lighter alcohol offerings are always in demand.
Now in October, Boulevard Cranberry Orange Radler is expanding the brewery’s radler lineup. Jeremy Danner, brewer at Boulevard mentions that the process to create this release is pretty much the same – base beer is Unfiltered Wheat; swapping in ginger and lemon juice.
Cranberry Orange Radler will open with an aroma of sweet blood oranges and just a hint of cranberry. The blood orange character boldly manifests in the flavor giving way to cranberry tartness.
Boulevard Cranberry Orange Radler is a 12 ounce can and draft offering in fall, 2016.
4% ABV, 12 IBUs
Terrapin Cranberry Pumpkinfest is coming to cans this fall. A spin on the brewery’s annual pumpkin release.
Pumpkinfest joined the Athens, Georgia based brewery’s lineup years ago, and found it’s way into cans in 2015. This coming edition uses cranberry juice, givng
Cranberry Pumpkinfest is brewed with traditional pumpkin pie spices and contains real cranberry juice for just the right amount of tartness. We add pumpkin to the mash for yet another layer of flavor for a beer that is reminiscent of the upcoming season.
Terrapin Cranberry Pumpkinfest will be a draft and 12 ounce can offering. The brewery has not yet announced this release.
Wild Heaven Civilization, the brewery’s barleywine, has been bottled for the first time.
The Avondale Estates, Georgia based brewery has had Civilization on tap intermittently for quite some time now. A barrel-aged edition (Height of Civilization) was one of the first big bottles the brewery released.
Wild Heaven Civilization is brewed with a crazy list of ingredients, including cherries, cranberries, dried Prussian lemons, Iranian hibiscus, and cocoa nibs. Boozy barleywines, meet fun complexity.
We we asked Sarah Young, Wild Heaven’s Director of Sales what she thought of the new bottles, she told us – It’s f’ing good though, I forgot how yumz it is.
Wild Heaven Civilization is a 12 ounce bottle and draft offering.
Devils Backbone Cran-Gose is the newest can in the brewery’s lineup.
Brewed with hundreds of pounds of pureed cranberry, Devils Backbone Cran-Gose is a tart cranberry ale that finishes at 4% alcohol by volume.
“A gose is an old Germanic style sour ale, lightly flavored with salt that creates a tart taste with subtle citrus notes and a slightly salty mouthfeel. It’s a really great base to build upon and for this beer, we added hundreds of pounds of pureed cranberry. The natural tartness of cranberry works well with the fruity character of the beer,” said Brewmaster Jason Oliver.
Devils Backbone Cran-Gose is a 12 ounce can offering, part of the brewery’s 2016 Daypack Series.