November is ON and American craft brewers are addressing things with exciting new beers you’re gonna want have around this weekend.
Bucks County Brewed (Croydon, PA) – Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company is an award-winning craft brewery and taproom located just north of Philadelphia in Bucks County. And they’ve a playful new addition to their Shape of Haze to Come series that’s available now in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Maryland.
Built on a study base of white wheat, flaked oats and wheat and deftly dry-hopped with Simcoe, Ekuanot, and Mosaic, Neshaminy Creek Key Lime Shape of Haze to Come is an 8.8% ABV Hazy Imperial IPA with tart lime, vanilla and cinnamon notes and a lactose-fueled creaminess.
Maibock Moon (Portland, OR) – Ecliptic Brewing has reopened its revamped and re-envisioned second location, the Moon Room, and they are celebrating things with the last beer in their Moon Room Series. Brewed with a Munich and Victory malts, and delicately hopped with Hallertau, Tradition and Northern Brewer, Moon Room Series: Schwarzbier is a 4.5% ABV easy-drinking dark lager with low bitterness and a dry finish.
“Sometimes these beers are known as ‘Black Pilsners,’” says Ecliptic’s Owner and Brewmaster, John Harris. “A study in contradictions, they have a crisp finish like other lager styles, but they also have that dark beer flavor.”
The Caramel Apple Of Our Eyes (Indianapolis, IN) – Sun King Brewing, one of Indiana’s largest craft breweries, was awarded more medals at the GABF than any other brewery in the competition. And the brewery is returning a King’s Reserve Series offering that’s perfect for the changing season.
Crafted with dried local apple and sweetened with brown sugar caramel, Sun King Caramel Apple Tripel is a massive 13.2% ABV Belgian-Style Tripel which was aged to perfection in specially curated rum barrels.
Made Of Stout Stuff ( Salt Lake City / Denver) – Epic Brewing, Utah’s first brewery since prohibition to brew exclusively high alcohol content beer, has returned its Big Bad Baptist Stout Series for 2022.
And while all of this year’s variations are worth your time, there’s one in particular that you definitely need to try. Aged to perfection in whiskey barrels with coffee and cacao, Big Bad Baptist Barrel Strength 2022 is a MASSIVE 13.3% ABV Imperial Stout that will not disappoint.