With the 4th of July now in the rearview mirror, brewers are addressing mid-summer with a variety of intoxicating new beer offerings that pair brilliantly with the season.
Bee Strong (Asheville, NC) – Twin Leaf Brewing is returning an annual release to coincide with National Pollinators Week (!). Twin Leaf Fleurs Du Soleil (Flowers of the Sun) is a 6.8% ABV Belgian-style Saison brewed with Yunnan black tea and wildflower honey.
Comes With Ocean Views (Portland, OR) – Cascade Brewing has announced its first-ever 16oz can release. Brewed with a nuanced medley of El Dorado, Cascade and Ekuanot hops, Cascade Ocean Views Hazy Pale Ale is a pungent 5% ABV limited release with big pineapple and citrus notes.
Meet The New Boss (Raleigh, NC) – Big Boss Brewing has a new addition to its Strange Cargo Series of oak-aged ales. Crafted by combining matured oak foedre base sour ale with young amber ale into a 50/50 blend and then introducing pineapple puree into the mix, Big Boss F2 Pineapple is a tiki bar-spired fruit-forward limited release.
Flotation Vacation (Denver, CO) – Good River Beer has a new seasonal that is fast becoming a go-to summer favorite for many. With a pronounced aroma that covers the spectrum from piney and fruity, to earthy and floral, Good River Daily Float is a 5.5% ABV Pale Ale. And 2% of every beer sold is being donated to support of the Colorado Water Trust and the American Whitewater organization.
Perfect Partners (San Diego, CA) – The Green Flash Brewing has partnered with Jameson Irish Whiskey on something uber-interesting. The first Jameson collaboration with a US craft brewer to create a NON-barrel aged beer. Green Flash Celtic Sun IPA, was crafted by the Green Flash brewing team to complement the floral citrus nose, and green apple light citrus tasting notes found in Jameson Caskmates IPA.