Spring is the one consistant thread in our latest collection of new beers for 2018…And we’ve five intriguing spring directions that you might want to chase down as things warm up.
No Borders (Ft Collins, CO) – New Belgium Brewing and Mexico City’s Primus Microcerveceria have teamed up to capture the spirit and flavor of Mexican street culture and art with their newest collaborative release. Defying traditional beer categories, New Belgium Mural Agua Fresca Cerveza is its own direction, a 4.2% ABV melding of sweet with tart Mexican tastes and flavors.
Express Yourself (Irvine, CA) – Orange County’s oldest craft brewery, Evans Brewing, has a multi-award winning offering that’s an unapologetic explosion of chocolate and expresso. Evans Chocolatte is a 6.8% ABV Chocolate Porter that’s available year-round. And if you can find it on nitro…even better!
Ariel Wonder (Asheville, NC) – Hi-Wire Brewing has a new spring seasonal that pairs two styles of beer intriguingly. Combining the essence of German-Style Lager with the hop-forward instincts of the American IPA, Hi-Wire Aerialist Spring Lager is a 5.5% ABV celebration of two proud traditions and something closer to an IPL at the same time.
Road Ready (Everett, MA) – Down The Road Beer, a brewery founded on the notion of brewing traditional, and more times than not, sessionable recipes, has a huge new offering that’s a bit of a departure for them. Brewed with a serpentine nod to Great Britain’s windswept moors and its proud English-style stout tradition, Deepdweller Cranberry Chocolate Stout is an 8.5% ABV celebration of almost mythic brewing.
Fruity Yet Fruitless (Escondido, CA) – Stone Brewing has introduced a new tropical and fruity IPA that was intentionally brewed with no fruit additives. Ripe with bright notes of of passion fruit, pineapple, tangerine, guava and mango and layers of tropical flavors, Stone Scorpion Bowl IPA is a 7.5% ABV India Pale Ale with just the right amount of bitterness in its finish.