Spring is ON, and summer not that far away , and American craft brewers are addressing the changing seasons with ambitious new offerings worth your time…
Sour Me Unicorn Farts Returns (Baltimore, MD) – From its name, to its unique flavor, a legend is returning to retail shelves in May. A collaboration between Baltimore-based DuClaw Brewing and Diablo Doughnuts, home to the notorious ‘Unicorn Farts’ doughnut, DuClaw Sour Me Unicorn Farts is a one-of-a-kind 5.5% ABV Sour Ale brewed with fruity cereal and edible glitter.
Now available in 32 states, Sour Me Unicorn Farts is celebrating its third year to market in a meaningful way. DuClaw released a variant that raised more than $20,000 to fight colon cancer as part of their “Give a Crap” Challenge.
“We are queued up, and ready to produce the highest volume of Sour Me Unicorn Farts ever made, in preparation to serve the widest distribution demand ever thanks to our partnership with Brew Pipeline,” said Elizabeth Hanfman, DuClaw’s vice president. “We couldn’t be more grateful for the growing demand and unrelenting enthusiasm from our devoted Unicorn Farts fans.”
Heavy Seas Beer Goes To The Dogs (Baltimore, MD) – On May 21, the Heavy Seas 15 Barrel Brewhouse will be debuting a special limited release that will benefit the Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS).Heavy Seas Pawsome Sauce is a 9.5% ABV Double Hazy IPA with doggone charming label art designed by Baltimore’s own Chris Shiner.
“We’ve been having a lot of fun with hazy IPAs the past few years with our Joose Cannon taproom releases,” explains Heavy Seas Brewmaster Christopher Leonard. “So, we thought we’d take it up a notch with a fruity, juicy, hazy Double IPA for this project. We’re using novel hop varieties Lotus and Cashmere, Southern Hemisphere Galaxy and Enigma, and of course the mainstay Citra to impart a myriad of tropical and citrus aromas for this fun but powerful brew.”
Living The Life (Kihei, Hawaii) – Hawaii’s largest craft brewery and 100% in Hawaii, Maui Brewing has a new limited release collaboration that they did with Roadhouse Brewing Company of Jackson Hole, WY. Brewed with local lilikoi and a blend of tropical New Zealand Waimea, El Dorado, and citrusy, floral Citra Cryo hops, Maui Pono Life Hazy IPA is a 6.6% ABV unfiltered India Pale Ale bursting with rich juicy pineapple, mango, and candied tangerine notes.
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