It’s beginning to feel more like spring…And brewers are addressing the changing season with a variety of intoxicating offering that you might want to chase down.
It’s A Brütiful Day (San Diego, Ca) – AleSmith Brewing has introduced its new Hopwright Series, a line of beers that showcase the diversity of the IPA through unique hop varietals and fun flavor combinations. Kicking off the series is AleSmith Brütiful Day a 7.2% ABV Brut IPA with aromatic notes of mango, pineapple and black pepper aromatics and a crisp and dry finish.
Green Is Good (Grand Rapids, MI) – Founders Brewing is returning a popular spring to summer seasonal that with things getting warmer they just couldn’t hold back. Lightly hopped and brewed with watermelon and sea salt, Founders Green Zebra is a 4.6% ABV Gose-Style Ale with an uber-soft mouthfeel that finishes both sweet and tart.
Eco-Smart Drinking (Minneapolis, MN) – 56Brewing is a microbrewery and tap room in Northeast Minneapolis made up of collaborative beer enthusiasts who strive to use only locally sourced ingredients whenever possible. And they’ve a new collaboration beer that they did with the celebrated non-profit Fresh Energy. Billed as Minnesota’s first solar beer, Solarama Crush is a double dry-hopped American IPA made with honey harvested from bee apiaries on flowering solar farms.
A Post St Patrick’s Day Play (Cape May, NJ) – The St Patrick’s Day holiday serves as a great reminder that all stouts don’t have to be Imperials, nor do they have to be dry. And Cape May Brewing has a fresh one available at their tasting room this week that gets it done. Full-bodied, rich, and resonant, Cape May Stout this 5% ABV sipper, with a caramel-like sweetness underneath a robust and roasty finish.
Sun Bathed (Los Angeles, CA) – After a successful trial draft run last winter, Angel City Brewery has decided to can a little sunshine for spring. Brewed to be both sessionable and approachable, Angel City Sunbather Sour Session Ale is a 4.2% ABV Sour Ale inspired by the sunbathing culture of SoCal summers.
Germany’s #1 Wheat Beer Gets “Big Canned” In The States (USA) – Complete with new imaging and available now in sleek yet hefty 19.2oz cans, Paulaner Hefe-Weizen is the brewery’s classic unfiltered Wheat Ale that pours silky gold and NEVER disappoints.