Hidden Springs Ale Works Braces for Return of Cat Kong

HiddenSpringslogoHidden Springs Ale Works (Tampa, Florida) has officially announced that it will hold a Limited Bottle Release for Cat Kong, a Barrel-aged Imperial Stout brewed in collaboration with Felinious Hops, in its tasting room at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 11.

Fluffy, adorable and boasting all the menacing indifference you would expect from a “domesticated” feline, Cat Kong is a Barrel-aged Imperial Milk Stout with toasted coconut, graham crackers, marshmallows and chocolate.  Weighing in at a beastly 12% ABV, Cat Kong is all about that “coconutty s’mores goodness.”

The bottle release for Cat Kong will take place at Hidden Springs Ale Works (1631 N. Franklin St. | Tampa, Florida) at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 11. 22 oz. bottles of Cat Kong will cost $30 each and the brewery will announce the bottle limit 15 minutes prior to opening. Cash is preferred, but cards will be accepted.

A few things to keep in mind if you plan to attend this bottle release:

  • Parking is available up and down Franklin St., on Henderson just west of Tampa, and on 7th Ave. There are also paid lots located across the street from the brewery and under the I-275 overpass
  • Once you are in line, make sure that you hug the wall near the door on Henderson so that foot traffic will not be affected on the sidewalks
  • Above all, please be respectful of the brewery’s neighbors and be sure that you pick up after yourself

Cat Kong is a brewery exclusive release and will not see distribution.  Like most kitties you are lucky enough to cross paths with, Cat Kong is only going to be around as long as it wants to be.  If wish to get a hold of a bottle, just make sure that you are in line by the final head count on Saturday morning. Prost!

Vital Information for Cat Kong from Hidden Springs Ale Works

Release – Limited; January 11, 2020
Style – Imperial Milk Stout
ABV – 12%
Added Ingredients – Toasted coconut, graham crackers, marshmallows & chocolate
Treatment – Barrel-aged
Availability – 22 oz. bottles
Distribution – None. Brewery exclusive release