2021, hopefully a better year, is officially ON. And we’ve some interesting new beer releases to pair with your weekend.
A New Beer For A New Day (Escondido, CA) – While Stone Brewing is historically known for its big West Coast Style IPAs, their brewers have been crafting incredible Belgian-style beers for years, and they have a few medals to show for them. And now Stone has announced its newest Belgian style ale that they describe as the “finest beer ever created for drinking in the sunshine.”
Born at Stone’s small batch brewery is San Diego as a lighter version of Liberty Station’s Witty Moron the winner of two gold medals and one bronze at the Great American Beer Festival, Stone Dayfall Belgian White is a 5.5% ABV Belgian-Style Wheat Ale that is deftly nurtured with Bergamot orange peel and artisan coriander.
Respect Your Elders (St Paul, MN) – Summit Brewing has returned a unique IPA that’s exclusive to its Summit Mixed Pack IPA Edition. Crafted with whole Elderflowers and a smart medley of Rakau, Bru 1 and Motueka hops, Summit Elderflower IPA is a boldly unfiltered 6.2% ABV India Pale Ale with rich lavender, honeydew and bubble gum notes.
Hey Cupcake (Indianapolis, IN) – Sun King Brewing has a new King’s Reserve Rare Beer Series release that’s worth chasing down. Crafted using actual cupcakes (!) from Taylor’s Bakery, cocoa nibs and natural vanilla, King’s Reserve Giant Cupcake Pastry is a 6.4% ABV dessert beer that won’t disappoint.
Back in the Haze (San Diego, CA) – Just in time for baseball season AleSmith Brewing is once agin returning a hazy variation of a collaboration they did with Hall-of-Famer Tony Gwynn in 2014…Now available on draft and in four-packs of 16oz cans, AleSmith Hazy .394 is a 6% ABV San Diego-Style Pale Ale with bright fruit and citrus aromatics and a full-bodied finish.
“This hazy version of our classic .394 has a more intense aroma of citrus and tropical fruit, as well as a pleasant hazy appearance and a creamy finish,” says Ryan Crisp, Head Brewer/Director of Brewery Operations at AleSmith. “Beer and baseball go hand-in-hand, and we’re excited for Hazy .394 to return in time for the 2021 Padres season.”
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