This weekend’s collection of new beer offerings are November-friendly and cold weather-ready!
Winemakers Blend Anniversary Ale (Paso Robles, CA) – Firestone Walker Brewing is located in a rich winemaking region of California. And as they do every year, their winemaking friends played a big part in the blending that went into 2019’s anniversary ale. Firestone Walker XXIII Anniversary Ale is a blend of six distinct beers aged in spirits barrels, including bourbon and tequila barrels—resulting in a smooth, bold and remarkably complex drinking experience.
Beer Guidance (Raleigh, NC) – Big Boss Brewing has a new year-round offering that’s inspired by the great outdoors and the spirit of exploration. Pumped with classic Pacific Northwest varietals like Cascade and Chinook hops, Big Boss Trail Guide IPA is a 6.3% ABV West Coast-Style India Pale Ale with an aggressive citrus and pine character, and a rounded yet bitter finish.
Post Peak Drinking (Bend, OR) – The Crux Fermentation Project just released a seasonal that’s a nod to the backend of enjoying a day in the mountains. Available through February in generous 16oz cans, Crux Mountain Traffic is a 7.8% ABV Hoppy Red Ale that will have you seeing a different shade of red.
Number 9, Number 9, Number 9 (Vista, CA) – Iron Fist Brewing has released the ninth addition its Small Batch Experiments Series and it was brewed with Hessians in mind. Brewed with a top secret malt, Mt Hood, Citra, Amarillo and Cascade hops and dry-hopped with Kaffir Lime Leaf, Iron Fist Hessian Session is 5% ABV IPA that takes ‘sessionability’ in an even smarter direction.
What the Devil? (Portland, OR) – Cascade Brewing, a brewery best known for its Northwest sour style ales, has released its first-ever lager. And even more amazing it comes in 16oz cans! Abundantly dry-hopped with experimental Pacific Northwest hops from the ADHA breeding program, Cascade The Devil Wears Lager is a 4.1% ABV refresher for beer lovers who may have soured on sours.