This ruby-brown strong ale is influenced by contributions from Grenache grape must in the ferment and dried Chanterelle mushrooms added to the Calvados Apple Brandy cask that it spent three months aging in. The result is an earthy, fruity nose enhanced by the esters of the Belgian yeasts.
HopSavant is a hoppy IPA-style beer brewed with Crooked Stave’s Brettanomyces yeast strains. The subtle Brett characteristics give way to pungent, citrusy, resinous hops, with a pleasant tropical fruit finish.
Pouring a brilliant golden color, Boulevardia Sparkling Ale opens with aromas of honey-like malt accented by very subtle notes of spicy citrus from Galena hops. Imminently drinkable, the beer delivers crisp cereal malt flavors punctuated by lively carbonation resulting in the perfect summer festival refreshment.
At 5.6% ABV, the sweetness of guava balances out with a pleasant bitterness without getting heavy.
This juicy, moderately strong, 8.5% ABV Double IPA boasts a mix of piney, tropical and citrus notes for a blend of flavors and aromas covering the entire spectrum of hops. Pop the top and start working on that Dad Bod! Brewery only release.
Here's a sampling of the best beers being released in the coming week around the nation.
All thanks to our releases team: Mark Reiser (Canada East), James Walker (California), Jeffrey Wiser, (Pacific Coast), John Barree (Mid-Atlantic), Kent Dolphay (Upper Mid-West), Jake Lampert (Lower Mid-West), Matt Landes (Mountains), Ken Goyette (North East Coast), Tucker Anders (Upper South), Travis Campo (Deep South).
Deep Gold, with a huge white foam head. Big malt backbone with a medium finish.
Brettanomyces yeast creates tropical and stone fruit flavors in the barrel, matched with San Juoquin Valley apricots and finished with a dry-hop of aromatic hops. All with the goal of creating layers of apricot flavor.
Fremont's prized Rusty Nail is out in extremely limited quantities. This Imperial Stout features cinnamon, licorice and smoked barley for a deep, dark, tasty presentation aged in bourbon barrels. If you find it, buy two – one for now, one for the cellar.
Lemongrass Luau is a refreshing companion in the summer heat with a fresh zing of lemongrass and a snap of ginger that add a unique island twist to this crisp, balanced brew. With its modest alcohol content (5% ABV) and bitterness (20 IBU), Lemongrass Luau is a sessionable beer, perfect for pau hana and sharing pints with friends.
This Double IPA gracefully boasts grapefruit rind, pineapple and honeysuckle notes with a hint of earthy forest floor.
A collaboration with Funky Buddha, this cream ale features lactose and vanilla for sweetness, and guava, dragonfruit and coconut for a vibrant, tropical vibe.
Citra, Simcoe, and Cascade hops result in a massively tropical, delightfully dank profile.
With an aroma of intense peach, tropical fuit and citrus, the hop dankness is a little muted in this version. The flavor is described as hoppy, bursting with lots of fruit flavors and yeast-derived fruity esters, dissipating quickly into a finish loaded with hop flavors and bitterness.
This is a blend of sour wheat and blond ales aged in oak wine barrels for 14 months with fresh orange zest. Using both Cara Cara and Heirloom varietals, Crazy Navel captures the essence of the navel orange balanced with a refreshingly tart and dry base beer
Beauteous in its simplicity, it is very low in bitterness and full of delicious flavors of bread and crackery malt.