Topic Archives: Guava

Posted in Coming Soon, New Realm Brewing

POG: New Realm Tropic Dream launches year-round

New Realm Tropic Dream, a fruited wheat ale, joins the brewery’s lineup year-round in March 2022. 

Tropic Dream is a “POG” beer – aka Passionfruit Orange Guava. If POG brings up flashbacks of the milk cap game from the 90’s there’s a reason. The POG drink dates back to creator and product consultant Mary Soon, who worked for Haleakala Dairy in Hawaii in 1971. The caps to the milk bottles spawned the 1990’s milk cap game. Interestingly, the original POG drink was never sold with cardboard caps, but the dairy gave the caps with the POG logo as promotional items in the 70’s. A teacher in the 1990’s was using the milk caps as a counting aid in the classroom, brought up this milk cap game she used to play, and well- it all really caught on. The 90’s kid fights over collectible POGs began. 

As for this “POG,” New Realm’s Mitch Steele and brewing team brewed up something tropical, using fresh blood orange, passionfruit and guava juices. The final recipe was decided after eight different fruited wheat batches. POG goes together for a reason, apparently. 

Tropic Dream has a prominent tropical fruit character, with a slight tartness and smooth finish. It’s light, refreshing, and a beer that we are really proud of.” – Mitch Steele

New Realm Tropic Dream is available at all brewery locations now, with 12-ounce cans launching the first week of March. 

Style: Fruit Beer (w/ Passionfruit. Blood Orange. Guava.)
Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft. Seasonal Release. 
Debut: March 2022

5% ABV

Posted in New Beers, Steady Hand Brewing
Posted in New Releases, Pontoon Brewing

Pontoon Brewing The Floor Is Lava reappears in August

Pontoon Brewing The Floor Is Lava

Pontoon Brewing The Floor Is Lava makes another appearance in mid-August. 

This milkshake IPA packed with strawberries, guava, and kiwi, plus vanilla & lactose milk sugar.

This tropical beer is packed with TONS of fruit, making it dangerously good for those who dare to drink.

Pontoon Brewing The Floor Is Lava will be available in again in 16-ounce cans and draft again on August 17th.

Style: Imperial IPA / Milkshake IPA (w/ Guava. Strawberries. Vanilla. Lactose.)
Availability: 16oz Cans, Draft.
Latest Return: 8/17/19

11+% ABV

PIC: Beer Street Journal 

Posted in Coming Soon, Monday Night Brewing, New Beers
Posted in Coming Soon, Hi Wire Brewing

Pineapple, mango, guava Hi-Wire Tropical Sour this weekend

Hi-Wire Tropical Sour

Hi-Wire Tropical Sour debuts at the brewery’s South Slope location in Asheville, North Carolina this weekend.

The wild ale program at Hi-Wire has constantly impressed us at Beer Street Journal. This new release is a “tropical” inspired oak-aged American wild ale, aged on fresh mango, pineapple, and guava.

Hi-Wire Tropical Sour will only be available in 750-milliliter bottles with no distribution at the brewery this weekend.

Style: American Wild Ale (w/ Pineapple. Mango. Guava.)
Availability: 750ml Bottles. Brewery Only.
Debut: 4/20/19

?? ABV

Posted in New Releases, Pontoon Brewing

Pontoon Brewing “Triples” The Floor is Lava recipe

Pontoon Brewing Triple Floor is Lava

Milkshake IPA gone big. Pontoon Brewing Triple The Floor is Lava is a boozy follow-up to last year’s popular release.

The Floor is Lava, a milkshake IPA brewed with guava, strawberries, kiwi, and lactose, debuted last summer. The creamy IPA was big on fruit as well as fruity hops.

For the brewery’s anniversary party this week, Pontoon took the original recipe and “imperialized” the base IPA and doubled tripled the amount of fruit, creating Triple The Floor is Lava.

Pontoon Triple The Floor is Lava is available at the brewery in Sandy Springs, Georgia in 16-ounce cans.

Style: Imperial IPA (Milkshake IPA) (w/ Guava. Strawberries. Kiwi. Lactose.)
Availability: 16oz Cans, Draft. Brewery only
Debut: Late January 2019

11.8% ABV, 55 IBUs

Posted in New Releases, Sam Adams

Sam Adams celebrates the Red Sox World Series with ‘Damage Done’

Sam Adams Damage Done

The Boston Red Sox have won the 2018 World Series and Boston Beer Company is celebrating true brewery style – with a beer.

This season marked the brewery’s first year as the official beer of the Red Sox. Now they have a new reason to celebrate, now they are champions once again.

Available this week only is Sam Adams Damage Done, an imperial IPA honoring the Red Sox achievement. The very appropriate New England IPA is aged on vanilla beans with guava, mango, and lactose.

Fans will only find this release at the Boston based brewery through the end of the week, available in commemorative crowlers seen above.

Style: Imperial Hazy IPA (w/ Guava, Vanilla Beans. Lactose.)
Availability: Draft/Crowlers. Brewery only.
Debut: 10/29/18

7.3% ABV