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NEW BELGIUM FILES LABEL FOR ADDING CORNERS CHERRY SOUR ALE

NEW BELGIUM FILES LABEL FOR ADDING CORNERS CHERRY SOUR ALE

According to a label filed with the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), New Belgium Brewing Co. is working on releasing Adding Corners Cherry, an 8.8 percent ABV blended sour ale aged in bourbon barrels that previously held Leopold Bros. cherry whiskey for six months. The sour ale will be the 21st addition to … Read more

RUSSIAN RIVER SCHEDULES ONLINE SALE OF PLINY THE YOUNGER 2021 FOR JAN. 28, CANCELS IN-PERSON RELEASES AT BREWERY

RUSSIAN RIVER SCHEDULES ONLINE SALE

There will be less of it and it will not be sold to fans in person, but Russian River Brewing Co.’s most famous creation will be going on sale at the end of the month. That beer is Pliny the Younger 2021, a 10.25 percent ABV triple IPA brewed with Amarillo, Chinook, Citra, CTZ, Elixir, Mosaic, … Read more

ALESMITH RELEASING SPEEDWAY STOUT ESPRESSO AND MADAGASCAR VANILLA THIS WEEK

ALESMITH RELEASING SPEEDWAY STOUT ESPRESSO

The first of four different 2021 Speedway Stout variants from AleSmith Brewing Co. is being released nationwide this week. Speedway Stout Espresso and Madagascar Vanilla is a 12 percent ABV imperial stout that has been “infused with tons of Madagascar vanilla” as well as a “bold espresso blend.” As the name suggests, the new beer … Read more

ALMANAC RELEASING A NEW VINTAGE OF UNIVERSAL GHOST

ALMANAC RELEASING A NEW VINTAGE OF UNIVERSAL GHOST

The Bay Area’s own Almanac Beer Co. is releasing a new vintage of one of their barrel-aged stouts. According to an Instagram post, Universal Ghost, a barrel-aged stout is back exclusively for sale online and in the taproom. This 11.3 percent ABV stout is brewed with vanilla beans and aged in both bourbon and rye … Read more

HEAVY SEAS RELEASING SPECTROLOGY SOUR ON APRIL 30

HEAVY SEAS RELEASING SPECTROLOGY SOUR ON APRIL 30

Heavy Seas Beer announced the upcoming release of another new beer out of its limited 15 Barrel Brewhouse Series. The new beer, Spectrology Sour, is a tropical sour ale brewed with pineapple, passion fruit, and mango purees. The beer will clock in at 8 percent ABV will feature artwork from local artist Chris Shiner, and … Read more

MARTIN HOUSE BEST MAID SPICY PICKLE BEER

MARTIN HOUSE BEST MAID SPICY PICKLE BEER

There are so many reasons to love beer but one that stands out to me is the vast array of different styles that fall under the moniker of beer. From a funky Belgian Saison to an uber hoppy west coast IPA to an English mild there is a style of beer out there to suit … Read more

TREE HOUSE JULIUS

TREE HOUSE JULIUS

Sa·vant saˈvänt,sə, noun, a learned person, especially a distinguished scientist. This is Nate Lanier of Tree House Brewing Co. in Monson, Mass. He is the head brewer and living barometer of the brews that Tree House shares with the very privileged public. As with most craft brewery beginnings, Tree House started as a home brewing journey. Then, … Read more

MARTIN HOUSE ADDING VANILLA SKIES BARREL-AGED IMPERIAL BLONDE ALE TO LINEUP

MARTIN HOUSE ADDING VANILLA SKIES BARREL-AGED IMPERIAL BLONDE ALE TO LINEUP

According to a label filed with the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB), Martin House Brewing Co. is working on releasing Vanilla Skies, a 12 percent ABV imperial blonde ale aged between four and five months in freshly emptied whiskey barrels and conditioned on vanilla beans. The new release from the Fort Worth, Texas-based … Read more