Cascade Brewing (Portland, Oregon) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Tropical Embers, a new collaboration with Beachwood Blendery (Long Beach, California), on March 15.
Inspired by “Beachwood’s reputation for renowned BBQ”, Tropical Embers (7.3% ABV) is a blended Sour Wheat Ale brewed with smoked malt and “aged in oak barrels for up to 18 months with additions of whole pineapple and mango.” The final blend of this “limited collaboration project offers a unique combination of wood smoke aroma and tropical fruit flavor.”
Tropical Embers will hit Cascade’s two Portland pubs on March 15 and is expected to enter distribution at or around that date as well. You can find this Tier One offering available in 500ml bottles and on draft at select craft beer-focused retailers, bars and restaurants located in Alabama, Florida, Oregon and throughout the rest of Cascade Brewing’s distribution footprint. Prost!
Vital Information for Tropical Embers from Cascade Brewing & Beachwood Blendery
Release – Limited/Tier One; March 15, 2019
Style – American Sour Ale
ABV – 7.3%
Treatment – A blended Sour Wheat Ale brewed with smoked malt and aged in oak barrels for up to 18 months with additions of whole pineapple & mango
Fun Fact – Tropical Embers is a Tier One offering; “Cascade’s bottles have distinct label styles for each of the three Cascade Brewing pricing tiers, with each label within the tier utilizing distinctive colors to clearly differentiate each beer. The tiers differ by the style of beer used in the product, the type ingredients contained within, the time aged in the barrels and types of barrels used.”
Availability – 500ml bottles & draft