Fall beer season is here and winter closing in…And we’ve some interesting craft beer directions (and Great American Beer Festival winners) that you might want to chase down as the seasons change…
Passionfruit, Orange & Guava (Anaheim, CA) – Bruery Terreux has just released a tropical take on their classic Rye Sour. And Bruery Terreux’s Sour in the Rye with Passionfruit Orange and Guava is just that, their classic 7.3% ABV barrel-aged blend with a Caribbean spin.
Tripling Down For A Big GABF Win (Atlanta, GA) – SweetWater took home a bronze medal in the Pale Ale category at this year’s Great American Beer Festival and we’re happy for them.. Brewed with hand-selected hops curated at harvest, SweetWater TripleTail Tropical IPA is a 5.5% ABV India Pale Ale with big juicy citrus flavors, and a Bravo-hopped, orange backbite.
Doing It ‘English-Style’ (St. Paul, MN) – Summit Brewing took a silver medal in the Classic English-Style Pale Ale category at this year’s GABF in Denver, and it’s the sixth time that this pale ale has been awarded. Gracing pints since 1986, Summit Extra Pale Ale is a 5.2% ABV English-Style Pale Ale an earthy hop edge and a caramel-rich malt backbone.
Winter Is Coming (Placentia, CA) – The Bruery throws the ‘winter warmer’ concept out the window with their latest release which draws its inspiration from Belgium’s rich spiced ales and SoCal’s love of experimental brewing. The Bruery’s 10 Lords-A-Leaping is a 10.5% ABV dark Imperial Wit Ale featuring 10 different spices – coriander, orange peel, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, allspice, mace, anise, dried apples and cloves.
Kingdom Comes (Portland, OR) – Hopworks Urban Brewery is celebrating Next Adventure’s 20th Anniversary with a team beer creation that’s primed for winter’s pleasures. Available starting October 14th HUB Winter Kingdom is a deep mahogany-colored, 5.7% ABV Winter Ale with a nuanced complexity.