Summer will soon be a memory and American craft brewers are addressing things with intriguing new beers you’re gonna want to have around as the weather cools.
Tiki Time (Paso Robles, CA) – Firestone Walker Brewing has returned a tasty Mind Haze IPA variation that’s exclusively available, along with two other takes, as part of the 2023 Mind Haze Tropical Hazy Mixed Pack.
Born of pure hops and freshly toasted coconut, Firestone Mind Haze Tiki Smash IPA is a 6.2% ABV Hazy India Pale Ale which was crafted with the original’s Azacca hops that are now joined by Motueka and Sabro cultivars to up the beer’s tropical character.
“We use an elaborate system to introduce freshly toasted coconut for a smooth, subtle extraction,” said Brewmaster Matt Brynildson. “The resulting beer showcases the special synergy of natural coconut with the tropical hop flavors of Mind Haze.”
Stout Stuff (San Diego, CA) – Forged in 1995, AleSmith Brewing has been recognized as one of the world’s foremost craft brewing companies. Their beers are always worth chasing down, and the Speedway Stout variations never disappoint. And now the award-winning brewery has released a new variation of their iconic Imperial Stout that’s perfect around this time of year.
Meticulously crafted using premium espresso and Tahitian vanilla beans, AleSmith Speedway Stout: Affogato Edition is a rich and robust 12% ABV Imperial Stout with roasty aromas, bold espresso and vanilla flavors that offers the ultimate coffee beer experience.
One of AleSmith Brewing’s most popular and acclaimed beers, Speedway Stout has already won numerous awards and accolades, as well as a 100 rating on RateBeer. Packaged in 16oz 4-pack cans and draft, Speedway Brewing’s new Affogato Edition is now available across California, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Minnesota, Texas, Illinois, Washington, Oregon, Arizona, and Virginia.
Giving In To Temptation (Dallas, TX) – Lakewood Brewing is renowned for its popular “Seduction Series,” a bestselling line of Temptress Imperial Milk Stout variations that are always interesting and delicious. And their latest is stuffed not once, but twice with one of America’s favorite cookies. Brewed with chocolate wafers with creamy white filling that are crushed into a million pieces before being added to the brewing kettle, Lakewood Double Stuffed Temptress is a 9.1% ABV Imperial Milk that’s tempered with lactose sugar and vanilla.
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