Summer’s coming and American craft brewers are addressing things with intriguing new beers you’re gonna want to have around as things heat up.
Colorado Calling (FT, Collins, CO) – SweetWater Brewing, the 9th largest craft brewer in the US, has released something new just in time for American Craft Beer Week. Available year-round exclusively in Colorado, SweetWater ORANGE is a refreshing and approachable 4.6% ABV Citrus Ale that is brewed with the finest Centennial hops and local wheat and craft malt from the Root Shoot Malting family farm in Loveland.
“We’re excited to introduce our latest craft beer innovation during American Craft Beer Week,” said Ty Gilmore, President, U.S. Beer at Tilray Brands. “Colorado ORANGE Citrus Ale is tailor-made for Colorado at our Fort Collins brewery and it’s the perfect companion for SweetWater fans this summer.”
A Passion Fruit Play (Longmont, CO) – Left Hand Brewing, one of the original pioneers in craft brewing, has a new addition to its year-round portfolio that’s as unlikely as it’s welcome. Brimming with lively fruit notes, subtle malt and floral Ella hops, Left Hand Breezy Does It (Great name!), is a 4.8% ABV Passion Fruit Sour Ale made for repeat enjoyment.
“We wanted to create a beer that would evoke a feeling of being whisked away on an imaginary vacation, without a care in the world,” said Jill Preston, Director of Marketing at Left Hand Brewing. “With each sip, the tangy and refreshing flavors of passion fruit awaken your senses, reminiscent of exotic destinations and sun-soaked beaches. It’s an immersive escape from the everyday hustle and bustle.”
Summer In A Can (Boonville, CA) – Anderson Valley has returned a terrific summer beer that the heritage brewery has been crafting since 1987. Uniquely flavored and deftly balanced, Anderson Valley Summer Solstice is a 5% ABV summer seasonal with a creamy satin-smooth body and rich vanilla, spicy caramel, cream and coffee notes. Brewed to pair with all things warm-weather, this summertime ale has rich copper tone which belies its easy drinkability.
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