Next up in Goose Island’s Fulton & Wood Series – Golden Goddess. This release is a collaboration with Tea Master Doug Palas and company at Intelligentsia (makers of the coffee in Bourbon County Coffee Stout). Golden Goddess is a German-style KÃ¶lsch infused black oolong tea (Iron Goddess of Mercy). Brewers Andy Ellis, Joel Becker, and Brian Turner are the creators of this draft-only Chicago offering.
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DEBUT: 1/28/13 @CobraLounge in Chicago, 7 pm.
Cigar City Brewing (Tampa, FL) recently opened a Cider & Mead division of the brewery. Meet the first collaboration – Camp Braggot Ghost Stories. teaming up with B. Nektar Meadery (Ferndale, MI) the team has created a lager/mead hybrid, with a host of ingredients, including coconut, cacao nibs, tea, and oak chips.
Scary things live in the dark. Full of unknown ghosts and ghouls. Surprises behind every tree. It might scare you, or it might make you laugh, but it’ll break eery preconceived notion you may have.
We are close to rounding out the year of Lost Abbey Ultimate Box Set Releases. The 11th release is influenced by Charlie Daniels “Devil Went Down To Georgia.” A perfect title, as this edition features peaches, & black tea. Lost Abbey took Angel’s Share and aged it fresh Heaven Hill Bourbon Barrels for 9 months. From there, fresh peaches, black tea and Brettanomyces (wild yeast) was added for a little funk.
Why? Tomme Arthur (Founder, Lost Abbey) had a sweet tea peach bourbon drink at Seattle Beer Week a few years ago. He wanted to brew a beer to mimic those flavors.
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