Topic Archives: SweetWater Catch & Release

Posted in SweetWater Brewing, New Releases

SweetWater Hash Session IPA: year round & 15 packs

SweetWater Hash Session IPA can

SweetWater Hash Session IPA launched in February this year. The popular was nearly instantaneou. The fan love has prompted the brewery to make it a year-round offering.

Today the brewery is launching 15-packs of Hash Session, headed for retailers next week. For those times with a 12-pack just won’t due. The low alcohol by volume India pale ale features Amarillo hops hash, good for all day drinking.

READ: SweetWater retires Hash Session.

Even though Hash Session is going away, SweetWater Hash Brown is back on shelves again for fall, 2016. The base beer is a brown ale brewed using the hash blend.

Cooling out on the dock, jamming tunes and popping tops, wait for da rod to bend. Gist of the grist is mellow at 4.2%, laying down the base to showcase the blazin’ Amarillo hop hash sunset.

SweetWater Hash Session iPA is now available in 12 ounce bottles, cans, and draft, year-round

Style: IPA
Hops: Amarillo, Bravo

Availability: 12oz Bottles, 12oz Cans, Draft.
Release: February, 2016 (Year-round)

4.2% ABV

SweetWater Hash Session 15 Packs

Posted in Seasonal Return, SweetWater Brewing

Time For Another Happy Ending

As 2012 is slowly coming to an end, we all deserve a happy ending to a long year. As part of the brewery’s Catch and Release seasonal lineup of brews, SweetWater Brewing is proud to announce that Happy Ending returns just in time for the end of the year, or world, depending who you believe.

“The Imperial Stout is brewed with Centennial and Willamette hops, and finished off with a dry-hop addition of Cascade and Simcoe hops. Measuring out to a whopping 9% ABV, the award-winning beer is a true dry-hopped stiffy with an explosive finish.”

Happy Ending will hit shelves in 6 packs and 22-ounce hand-waxed bombers, and on draft in select locations by the end of the year.

Style: Imperial Stout
Availability: 12oz bottles, 22oz bottles, Draft
Arrival: Before Dec 31st, 2012

9% ABV

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Posted in Seasonal Return, SweetWater Brewing

SweetWater’s Road Trip 2012 Arrives

SweetWater Brewing Company announced today the return of  Road Trip, the brewery’s spring/summer pilsner.  Road Trip is a part of the Catch & Release seasonal lineup.

A pilsner fits spring time, especially in the south.  (Dude, it’s freaking hot.)  Road Trip is made with a blend of European and American hops, and malts.  The twist? Road Trip is fermented at warmer temperatures, enhancing the flavor.

Style: Pilsner
Hops: Cascade, Sterling, US Golding
Malts: Pilsner, Vienna Malt

Availability: 12 oz bottles, Draft. March – May

5.2% ABV 

Some other Catch & Release beers include: Motorboat, Happy Ending, Festive.  [Press Release]

In the spirit of road trip… 


Posted in Seasonal Return, SweetWater Brewing

Your Happy Ending Has Returned

SweetWater HE 2012 BottleThe 2012 Edition of SweetWater Brewing’s Happy Ending has arrived.   This is how the brewery “caps” off it’s year.  This is the 2nd release of the the waxed capped bombers.   Part of SW’s Catch & Release Program.  

This award-winning (Silver Medal Winner at the World Beer Cup) Imperial Stout offers a robust blanket of roast, chocolate, coffee, plums and raisins that will sink into your taste buds. An explosive burst of citrus hops complement the warm rich flavors and will send you over the top. 

From the bottle – Figure this one out!
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Style: Russian Imperial Stout
Hops: Willamette, Cascade (dry hops)
Taste Expectations: Roast, chocolate, coffee, plums & raisins. Citrus hops compliment the roasty flavors. Lots of hops.
Availability: 22oz Waxed Bombers. 12oz/6pks. Draft.  December-March, seasonally.
Cellar: Yes! Really well

9% ABV

12oz Bottle Artwork

SweetWater Happy Ending

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SweetWater Motorboat

SweetWater’s Motorboat.

Leaf Season — Silver medal winner “08 & 09 Great American Beer Festival! Our titillating version of an ESB. Dry Hopped for a face full of flavor.

Style: ESB
Hops:  Cascade, Sterling, US Golding, Cascade (Dry hopped)
 2 Row, Carapils, Vienna Malt, 70/80, 13/17, 40L

Availability: 12oz bottles, Draft.  Fall seasonal.

5.6% ABV