With fall releases just around the corner, things get bigger and bolder in our latest collection of new offerings…And we’ve five interesting craft beer directions that you’ll want to chase down.
Fruittanomyces (Cooperstown, NY) – Brewery Ommegang has an exciting new limited release that we can’t wait to get our hands on! Ommegang Fruittanomyces is a 5.3% ABV dry-hopped and spiced Witbier brewed with tropical fruits and aged with Brettanomyces. As with all unpasteurized Brett beers, this special edition release is ALIVE, and as it’s flavors will develop over time, it’s ideal for cellaring.
A Dark Beer Lover’s Dream (Denver, CO) – River North Brewing is releasing a new variation of Mr. Sandman, their award-winning imperial stout, this weekend. Aged to perfection in Caribbean dark rum casks, River North Rum Barrel Mr. Sandman is a jet-black, off-dry and bracingly robust 12.95% ABV Imperial Stout.
Blonds Are More Fun (Portland, OR) – Cascade Brewing is returning this year’s iteration of an award winning and highly anticipated exotic blend. Cascade Framblanc 2017 is a 8.4% ABV blend of sour blond ales aged for up to 14 months in oak wine barrels with more than 3,500 pounds of white raspberries.
The Kaiser Cometh (Boulder, CO) – Avery Brewing is returning a multiple GABF award winner that fans have been clamoring for ever since it was retired in 2016 to make room for other big beers in the brewery’s lineup. With its striking deep copper sheen, massive malty backbone, and undeniably dry finish, Avery The Kaiser is an enormous stylistic rarity, a 9.3% ABV Imperial Märzen / Oktoberfest lager that combines the rich toasted flavors of Vienna and Munich malts with the floral spiciness of Hallertau and Bravo hops. We’re excited!
Get Dusted (Atlanta, GA) – Monday Night Brewing is returning one of their most requested beers ever this week, so be ready. Named for its fuzzy, fluffy characteristics, Dust Bunny is a refreshing, unfiltered IPA with huge orange and lemon notes and the winner of the Best New Georgia IPA 2017.