Things continue to get more seasonal in our latest collection new beer offerings…And we’ve five summertime craft beer directions that you may want to have on hand for your next trip to the pool.
Bearing Down (Cloverdale, CA) – Bear Republic Brewing is returning one of the brewery’s most anticipated releases just in time for summer’s longest days. Available now through September Bear Republic Racer X is an 8.3% ABV copper-colored Double IPA which puts a California twist on the English Pale Ale brewing tradition.
Grizzled Guzzling (Denver, CO) – Great Divide Brewing has created its second beer with Grant Richard Kwiecinski who goes by stage name GRIZ, an American DJ and electronic future funk producer. Great Divide Chasing The Golden Hour is a 7.3% ABV peach-fueled four yeast Saison blend with the kind of dryness you would expect from a traditional Belgian-style farmhouse ale. And it will make its debut at GRIZ’s sold-out shows ay Red Rocks.
More Reasons To Wine (Athens, GA) – On July 21st, Creature Comforts Brewing will be releasing something special from their wood cellar. Soft, light and sporting subtle citrus and berry notes, Creature Comforts Arcadiana is a 6.2% ABV Saison brewed with American and European hops and aged in wine barrels for one year with the brewery’s house-mixed culture of yeast and bacteria.
Summer Coasting (Fort Bragg, CA) – North Coast Brewing is returning a special limited release just in time for summer’s peak. Sessionable yet uber-complex, North Coast Belgo-Style Dry-Hopped Pale Ale is a light, spritzy 4.1% ABV Pale Ale that’s fermented to brut-like dryness. And at only 90 calories per bottle, it’s so swimsuit-friendly that it can be enjoyed all summer long.
A Gold Rush (Hood River, OR) – pFriem Family Brewers has a new summertime IPA that’s worth its weight in gold. pFriem Golden IPA is a 6.8% ABV India Pale Ale with bright watermelon, papaya, and lychee fruit aromatics and a zinging citrusy finish.