Founders Brewing Co. has announced through social media that the 2014 version of its Backwoods Bastard will be released to distributors on Nov. 3.Some of the 10.2 percent ABV scotch ale was brewed over 500 days ago, May or June of last year, and ...
In 2005 Avery Brewing Co. introduced The Demons of Ale series—a yearly limited production release of three bold brews, each sporting a devilishly high alcohol content of 15-17 percent, giving it a suggested cellarability of over ten years. The three beers are released throughout the year—Samael's Oak-Aged Ale in April, The Beast Grand Cru in August and Mephistopheles Stout in December.
Dallas, Texas-based Lakewood Brewing Co.'s Temptress milk stout has become a local favorite for its combination of consistency, great flavor and affordable price. Starting in early 2013, Lakewood decided to release its Seduction Series, which are variations of the Temptress milk stout that use different adjuncts to enhance the flavors of the base beer.
Looking to expand the company's eastern reach, the Deschutes Brewery out of Bend, Ore. announced today its intent to begin distribution to the greater Washington D.C. area. Currently the sixth largest craft brewery in America, according to rankings published by the Brewers Association in 2013, Deschutes has signed on with the Reyes Beverage Group and will work with subsidiaries Premium Distributors of Virginia and Premium Distributors of Washington D.C. to deliver both year-round and seasonal products to the region.
Beginning in 2008, Deschutes Brewery has released a barrel-aged version of its flagship Black Butte Porter annually to celebrate the anniversary of its opening in 1988. To mark 25 years of operation in 2013, Deschutes released Black Butte XXV, an imperial porter brewed with dates, figs and cocoa nibs. For XXV, half of the beer is aged in bourbon casks and an eighth of the beer is aged with blackcurrants added before the batch is blended back together for the final bottling.
As a self-proclaimed beer nerd, sour beers are one of my true passions.
I have spent the past several years (and way too much of my income) searching far and wide looking for the next great acidic brew and my journey always seems to come back to one of my favorite places on earth. Portland, Ore., Home of Cascade Brewing. Ron Gansberg is the mad scientist behind the magical place aptly nick-named, “the house of sour.” Gansberg's hard work has pulled in three medals from the Great American Beer Festival, countless die hard fans and the reputation of one of the countries foremost sour beer breweries.
Fans of DuClaw Brewing Co.'s Retribution will get a chance to purchase the newest release of the seasonal beer, but they will have to act fast. According to the Baltimore-based brewery, about 12,000 22-ounce bottles ($20) will ship this week to the ...
Fans of Great Lakes Brewing Co.'s annual Christmas Ale won't have to wait until December to buy the beer.Great Lakes has announced that the annual release would be happening at 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 21, a little more than two months before Chri...
Schlafly first came on the St. Lewis, Mo. beer scene in 1991 and currently brews over 50 unique styles of beers annually, with roughly half of them bottled and half exclusively available on draft at the company's two brewery/restaurants: The Schlafly Tap Room and Schlafly Bottleworks, which are both in St. Louis.