Pacing Yourself (Boulder, CO) – As a climber, cyclist, landlocked surfer, and brew master, Adam Avery wanted to craft a Hazy IPA that would fit his active lifestyle. And now it appears that Avery Brewing has… Joining a growing roster of lower calorie, lower carb offerings from the Boulder-based brewery, Avery Pacer IPA is a hop forward and full-flavored Hazy India Pale Ale with only 100 calories and 3.5 carbs. And for those of you at the GABF in Denver this weekend, Avery is showcasing it at their booth over the weekend.
Oktoberfest At HUB This Weekend (Portland, OR) – Hopworks Urban Brewery (HUB) has teamed up with The Nature Conservancy to create a limited Oktoberfest draft-only offering that will be available at all three Hopworks pubs this weekend (Oct 3-6). Malt-forward yet crisp, HUB OktoberForest is a 6% ABV light copper Oktoberfest Lager that was brewed with German Wierman malts and German Hallertau hops.
A Fall Season Saison (Lone Tree, CO) – Fall has finally arrived and Lone Tree Brewing is celebrating the season with something fruit-forward. Bright, effervescent and tart, Lone Tree Cranberry Saison is a deceptively approachable 8.5% ABV Farmhouse Ale that was aged with fresh cranberry puree.
Another Yeti Sighting (Denver, CO) – Great Divide Brewing has released yet another Yeti Imperial Stout variation that takes its lead from the classic campfire dessert. Great Divide S’mores Yeti is a 9.5% ABV Imperial Stout that pairs well graham crackers, marshmallows chocolate and campfires.
Bale Breaker and Cloudburst Craft Wet Hop IPA (Yakima/Seattle WA) – Bale Breaker Brewing, a family-owned brewery located in the beautiful Yakima Valley and Seattle-based Cloudburst Brewing have teamed up to reproduce an award-wining fresh hop beer that was first brewed back in 2014 with then-owner of Elysian Brewing, Dick Cantwell. Available soon in freshly minted 16 oz. cans, Bale Breaker Citra Slicker is 6.2% ABV Wet Hop IPA that was brewed with hundreds of pounds of wet Citra® hops picked fresh from the fields and sent directly to boil.