An Oktoberfest Arrival (Shiner, TX) – Established in 1909, the Spoetzl Brewery has crafted a whole lot of beer including their flagship Shiner brand. And now Shiner is returning an award-winning fall release. Brewed in the German-grown Hallertau tradition, Shiner Oktoberfest is a 5.7% ABV Märzen-Style Lager and a Great American Beer Festival Gold medal winner.
A Wordily Collaboration (Baltimore, MD) – DuClaw Brewing has a new limited release hitting retail in August the they brewed with World of Beer out of Baltimore, Maryland. Brewed with key lime, coconut and graham crackers to duplicate the flavors of a key lime pie, DuClaw My, My, My Key Lime Pie is a 7.1% ABV India Pale Ale that’s available now n 12oz can 6-packs.
Tropical Doings (San Diego, CA) – Saint Archer Brewing has a new addition to its core lineup that’s available now in California, Hawaii, Alaska, Oregon, Nevada, Washington and Arizona, as well as on draft at both of the brewery’s San Diego tasting rooms. Brewed with fresh mango and passionfruit that enhance the beer’s Citra and Mosaic hop characteristic’s, Saint Archer Tropical IPA is a 7% ABV India Pale Ale that’s crafted to be ‘crushable.”
Blood of the Oak (Portland, OR) – Cascade Brewing has returned its latest take on a classic! Cascade Sang du Chêne (meaning “blood of the oak) is a blend of sour blond and triple ales aged in three distinct oak vessels: toasted French and American oak puncheons, Cognac brandy hogsheads and aged wine foudres.
Golden Aged (Hood River, OR) – pFriem Family Brewers has an interesting new release that straddles the line between Belgian brewing traditions and American invention. Aged for six months in Napa Valley Sauvignon Blanc barrels before adding fresh nectarines and aging it for another six month of pFriem Nectarine Golden Ale is a 6.4% ABV Belgian Strong with a graceful ambience and tannic structure.