The 4th of July is fast approaching and brewers are addressing the season with a variety of intoxicating new beer offerings that pair brilliantly with friends an fireworks.
Three Beasts Unleashed In One Week (Portland, OR) – In an almost unheard of move, Little Beast Brewing is releasing three new beers this week. ]…
Little Beast Country Wizard Brett Super Saison is the brewery’s newest core beer, an 8.5% ABV Brett Super Saison with complex, juicy stone-fruit flavors and an uber-dry finish.
Little Beast Tree Spirit is a Belgium-Style Kriek with vibrant flavors of vanilla, marzipan, and fresh cherry, which was aged in a foeder for more than six months before being racked onto un-pitted, sour Montmorency cherries for another six months.
Little Beast Midnight Riot is a dark, Imperial Bruin-style cherry beer brewed in collaboration with Oproer Brouwerij in the Netherlands that was brewed with Pilsner malt, then racked onto pitted cherries and aged for six months.
Baja Bound (San Diego, CA) – Craft brewers are upping their lager game bigtime of late and Green Flash Brewing recently introduced a new one that’s ‘bound’ to get noticed. Malt-forward yet subtly spicy Green Flash Baja Bound Lager is a 5.2% refresher with a sweet and smooth mouthfeel and minimal hop bitterness.
Shake Your Butte (Bend, OR) – Deschutes Brewery, Bend, Oregon’s original brewery, celebrates 31 years in the biz with the return of a special anniversary release. An annual tradition since the brewery’s 20th anniversary in 2008, this year’s variation was inspired by Turkish coffee. Deschutes Black Butte XXXI is a massive 12.2% ABV barrel-aged Imperial Porter with HUGE chocolate, cardamom and cold brewed coffee tones.
Hoppy Anniversary! (Cape May, NJ) – Cape May Brewing is celebrating its 8th anniversary with a special canned limited release that will blast your face with a tidal wave of hoppy aromatics. Dry hopped at eight pounds-per-barrel, Cape May Anniversary Ale 8 is an 8% ABV Hazy Double IPA that’s its own reason to celebrate.