Topic Archives: Vanilla Beans

Posted in New Beers, Orpheus Brewing

Orpheus Brewing Constructing Eternity Out of Discount Ruins

Orpheus - Constructing Eternity Out of Discount Ruins

Orpheus Brewing Constructing Eternity Out of Discount Ruins, an imperial stout debuting as a part of the brewery’s “Year 7” Anniversary. 

The base beer is an imperial stout, brewed with vanilla and coffee, aged in bourbon barrels. 

The stillness feels the air and shudders. Toiling through the hulking gate from now to always now, extant riches burning so we venerate the ashes. The oppressive sound of nothing dampens drifting calculations, but broken thoughts entwine when creeping darkness has no alibi. Constructing eternity out of discount ruins, engulfed in all that’s real to me, which takes me home amidst morass to see through smoke and ash the brief infinity we built.

Orpheus Brewing Constructing Eternity Out of Discount Ruins will be available in 12.7 ounce bottles on September 3rd. 

 Style: Imperial Stout (w/ Coffee. Vanilla Beans. Barrel-Aged. Bourbon)
Availability: 12.7oz Bottles

Debut: 9/3/21

13% ABV

MORE: Orpheus Year 7 Releases 

Posted in New Beers, Orpheus Brewing

Orpheus Brewing Extant Riches Burning So We Venerate the Ashes

Orpheus Brewing Extant Riches Burning So We Venerate the Ashes is an imperial stout, debuting as a part of the brewery’s “Year 7” Anniversary. 

The base beer is an imperial stout brewed with bananas, cinnamon and vanilla beans, aged in bourbon barrels. 

The story of Orpheus is a story of rebirth, first in his journey into and out of Hades, and finally in the transmigration of his soul into the body of a swan. We pay tribute to this rebirth with every beer we put into barrels, to be transformed by its time in the wood and reborn as something new.

Extant Riches Burning So We Venerate the Ashes will be available in 12.7oz bottles on September 3rd. 

Style: Imperial Stout (w/ Cinnamon. Vanilla Beans. Barrel Aged. Bourbon.?
Availability: 12.7oz Bottles. Limited Release 
Debut: 9/3/21

13% ABV

MORE: Orpheus Year 7 Releases

Posted in New Beers, Saint Arnold Brewing
Posted in Seasonal Return, Southern Tier Brewing

Southern Tier Pumking makes its mid-July return

Southern Tier Pumking is usually the first pumpkin beer to hit shelves, typically right after Independence Day. You typically see it on shelves alongside the brewery’s pumpkin stout, Warlock. Pumking one of the most bold (and highly debated) pumpkin beer across craft beer since debuting in 2007.

The 9% strong ale is brewed with cinnamon, nutmeg, vanilla, clove, and allspice. Each sip is an over-the-top fall beer that tastes like biting into pumpkin pie (crust included). Much to the chagrin of beer drinkers and their social media hatred of beer seasonal creep, Pumking really is the king one thing – it’s always the first pumpkin beer on shelves every season for the past few years. The brewery has not said if that helps beer sales or not.

In 2015, Pumking also shipped 12-ounce bottles, making the imperial pumpkin ale a little more manageable if you are flying solo.

In 2014, the brewery added Southern Tier Rum Aged Pumking,

Southern Tier Pumking is available in 12-ounce bottles, 22-ounce bottles, and draft through the fall.

Style: Pumpkin Beer (Allspice. Cinnamon. Clove. Nutmeg. Vanilla.)
Hops:
 Sterling, Magnum
Malts: 2 Row Pale, Caramel

Availability: 22oz Bombers.  Draft. 12oz Bottles
Latest Return: July 2021

9% ABV

Posted in Don't Miss This, Founders Brewing

Founders KBS Cinnamon Vanilla Cocoa coming in November

Founders KBS Cinnamon Vanilla Cocoa

Founders KBS Cinnamon Vanilla Cocoa a new variant of the brewery’s famed KBS Stout debuts in November.

For years, the ‘Ides of March’ brought the seasonal release of Founders Kentucky Breakfast Stout, aka KBS. Like everything in beer brewing, things change. Founders shifted KBS to year-round status and started releasing variants of the venerable stout.

To date, variants have included KBS Espresso and KBS Mackinac Fudge. This November a third variant will debut – KBS Cinnamon Vanilla Cocoa.

…the sumptuous, deep coffee and chocolate flavors of KBS rise to the next level with a swirl of cinnamon and a hint of vanilla to create a sweet-but-not-too-sweet barrel-aged drinking experience. It’s a whole new spin on KBS that’s sure to sweeten your spirits.

Joining Founders KBS Cinnamon Vanilla Cocoa will be the return of KBS Espresso. Both will be available in 12-ounce bottles and draft across the brewery’s distribution starting in November 2021.

Style: Imperial Stout (w/ Vanilla. Chocolate. Cinnamon. Barrel Aged. Bourbon.)
Availability: 12oz Bottles, Draft. Limited Release.
Debut: November 2021

12% ABV

Posted in Mother Earth Brew Co, New Releases

Mother Earth Coconut Cake Imperial Stout joins 4Seasons Series

Mother Earth Coconut Cake Imperial Stout

Forget lighter beers as spring rolls around. Mother Earth Coconut Cake Imperial Stout is bucking the trend. In this case, warmer weather means barrel-aged.

Mother Earth’s 4Seasons Series arrives quarterly release that represents some of the best and unique creations in their brewing lineup. This imperial stout is brewed with toasted coconut, chocolate, vanilla, and lactose, and as a final flourish – aged in bourbon barrels.

“… What you’re getting here is a very complex ale with oak, caramelized sugar, and coconut dominating the palate, with a silky mouthfeel and dessert-like finish…” – Chris Baker, Director of Brewing Operations

Mother Earth Coconut Cake Imperial Stout is available for a limited time in 16-ounce cans.

Style: Imperial Stout (w/ Coconut. Chocolate. Vanilla. Lactose. Barrel Aged. Bourbon.)
Availability: 16oz Cans
Debut: Late March 2021

11.8% ABV

Posted in Seasonal Return, Three Taverns Brewery

Tangerine & vanilla Three Taverns Cream Weaver returns this weekend

Three Taverns Cream Weaver

Three Taverns Cream Weaver is back by popular demand this weekend. 

Part of the Sour Asylum Series, silky cream weaver is big on tangerine and vanilla flavors. Pre-sales for this beer has typically sold out within a day.

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Three Taverns Cream Weaver will be available in 12-ounce cans and draft when the brewery opens on Saturday, January 25th.

Style: Kettle Sour Ale (w/ Tangerine, Vanilla. Lactose.)
Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft. Brewery Release.
Latest Return: 1/25/20

5% ABV