Avery Brewing Co. Introduces Rocky Mountain Rosé Ale

RockyMtnRose_Can_and_GlassAvery Brewing Company (Boulder, Colorado) has officially announced that Rocky Mountain Rosé will join its Year-Round portfolio in late July 2019.

Crafted to be a low calorie offering that will satisfy fans of both Rosé wine and craft beer, Rocky Mountain Rosé is a “sparkling, bright, and crisp” Beer/Wine Hybrid Ale made with real wine grapes.  Coming in at just 4.4% ABV, 100 calories and 3 carbs, Rocky Mountain Rosé is guaranteed to leave you refreshed and “tickled pink.”

Rocky Mountain Rosé is available now in Avery Brewing Company’s Tap Room and is scheduled to begin distribution during the week of July 29.  Once fully released, you can expect to find this new Year-Round offering available in 6-packs of 12 oz. cans and on draft at craft beer-friendly retailers, bars and restaurants located in Alabama, Florida, Colorado and throughout the rest of Avery’s 39 state distribution territory.  Prost!

Vital Information for Rocky Mountain Rosé from Avery Brewing Company

Release – Year-Round; launching late July 2019
Style – Beer/Wine Hybrid
ABV – 4.4%
Malts – Wheat & 2-Row
Hops – Apollo
Added Ingredients – Wine grapes
Availability – 6-packs of 12 oz. cans & draft
Beer Finder – https://www.averybrewing.com/brew-finder

 

 

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Avery Brewing Co. Staves Off the Warm Weather with Release of Grapefruit Shandy

AveryGrapefruitPourAvery Brewing Co. (Boulder, Colorado) has officially announced that it will launch Grapefruit Shandy as a new Limited Release in mid-May 2019.

Developed to serve as Avery Brewing’s “quintessential quencher” during this time of rising temperatures, Grapefruit Shandy is a “crisp, lively lager . . . blended . . . with organic grapefruit juice.”  Clocking in at an easy-drinking 4.7% ABV, this Grapefruit Shandy is guaranteed to help you “kick back and beat the heat.”

Grapefruit Shandy officially debuted in Avery Brewing Co.’s Tap Room on May 10 and is scheduled to enter distribution any day now.  You can expect to find this Limited Release offering available in 6-packs of 12 oz. cans and on draft at select craft beer-friendly establishments located in Alabama, Florida, Colorado and throughout the rest of Avery Brewing’s distribution network.  Prost!

Vital Information for Grapefruit Shandy from Avery Brewing Co.

Release – Limited; launching mid-May 2019
Style – Shandy/Radler
ABV – 4.7%
Malts – Pilsner & 2-Row
Added Ingredients – Organic grapefruit juice
Availability – 6-packs of 12 oz. cans & draft
Beer Finder – https://www.averybrewing.com/brew-finder

Avery Brewing Co. Set for National Release of Double Barreled Maple Stout

Avery_A_Logo_WhiteCircleAvery Brewing Co. (Boulder, Colorado) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Double Barreled Maple Stout in late April.

Arriving as the 52nd release in Avery Brewing Co.’s Barrel-Aged Series, Double Barreled Maple Stout is an “indulgent” Imperial Stout that was “aged in Bourbon barrels THEN aged in maple syrup barrels and dosed with coffee, cinnamon, and extra maple syrup.”  Weighing in at an absolutely massive 15.3% ABV, Double Barreled Maple Stout can be easily enjoyed “for breakfast, lunch, AND dinner!”

Colin says, “Keep your pastries, we’ll have our flapjacks and black coffee.”

Double Barreled Maple Stout will officially release in Avery Brewing Co.’s Tap Room during the weekend of Friday, April 26 and is expected to enter distribution shortly after the on-site release.  You can expect to find this Limited Release offering available in 12 oz. bottles and on draft at select craft beer-focused establishments located in Florida, Colorado and throughout the rest Avery’s nationwide distribution network.  Prost!

Vital Information for Double Barreled Maple Stout from Avery Brewing Co.

Release – Limited/Barrel-Aged Series; April 26, 2019
Style – Imperial Stout
ABV – 15.3%
Treatment – “Aged in Bourbon barrels THEN aged in maple syrup barrels and dosed with coffee, cinnamon, and extra maple syrup”
Availability – 12 oz. bottles & draft
Beer Finder – https://www.averybrewing.com/brew-finder

 

Avery Brewing Co. Goes Year-Round with Hazyish IPA

averylogoAvery Brewing Co. (Boulder, Colorado) will kick off 2019 with the debut of its newest Year-Round offering, Hazyish IPA.

Available on draft in Avery Brewing Co.’s Tap Room “under a few different names and variations over the past year”, Hazyish IPA has finally been given a permanent name and is now ready for the big time as a Year-Round release.  This Juicy/Hazy India Pale Ale features a “low bitterness, an expressive aroma of four different hop varieties (Amarillo, Azacca, Mosaic, and Simcoe), and a creamy mouthfeel.”  Hazyish IPA comes in at 7% ABV.

Hazyish IPA will launch in Avery Brewing’s Tap Room on January 11 and is expected to enter full distribution shortly after the on-site release.  You can expect to find this new Year-Round offering available in 6-packs of 12 oz. cans and on draft at craft beer-friendly establishments located in Alabama, Florida, Colorado and throughout the rest of Avery Brewing Co.’s nationwide distribution territory.  Prost!

Vital Information for Hazyish IPA from Avery Brewing Co.

Release – Year-Round; launching January 2019
Style – Hazy India Pale Ale
ABV – 7%
Featured Hops – Amarillo, Azacca, Mosaic & Simcoe
Availability – 6-packs of 12 oz. cans & draft
Beer Finder – https://www.averybrewing.com/brew-finder

Avery Brewing Co. Turns Sandy Claws Loose for the Holidays

“Kidnap the Sandy Claws
Lock him up real tight
Throw away the key and then
Turn off all the lights”

– “Kidnap the Sandy Claws”, The Nightmare Before Christmas

AverySandyClawslabelAvery Brewing Co. (Boulder, Colorado) has officially announced that an incredibly limited supply of Sandy Claws, a holiday-themed Bourbon Barrel-aged Imperial Stout, will be available nationwide this holiday season.

Arriving as No. 51 in Avery Brewing Co.’s Barrel-Aged Series, Sandy Claws is a festive Imperial Stout brewed with peppermint and chocolate that the brewery’s elves later kidnapped and locked away “in a Bourbon barrel for months.”  Weighing in at a monstrous 14.5% ABV, Sandy Claws has emerged from captivity to bring “you holiday cheer and a bit of fear.”

With only 500 cases available nationwide, Sandy Claws started rolling out this week and will be available as long as supplies last.  You can expect to find this incredibly limited release offering available in 12 oz. bottles at select craft beer establishments located in Florida, Colorado and throughout the rest of Avery Brewing Co.’s distribution area.  Prost!

Vital Information for Sandy Claws from Avery Brewing Co.

Release – Limited/Barrel-Aged Series, late-November 2018
Style – Imperial Stout
ABV – 14.5%
Added Ingredients – Peppermint & Chocolate
Treatment – Aged in Bourbon barrels “for months”
Availability – 12 oz. bottles
Beer Finder – https://www.averybrewing.com/brew-finder

Avery Brewing Co. Introduces Out of Mind Coffee Stout to the Masses

OutOfMind_Can_and_GlassAvery Brewing Co. (Boulder, Colorado) has announced that Out of Mind Coffee Stout will begin its first official Limited Release in cans this month.

Previously only available as a draft-only rarity in Avery Brewing Co.’s taproom, Out of Mind is a “big, intense” American Dry Stout that is inspired by the brewery’s “favorite craft coffee barista, with quick wit, dry humor, and a good dose of abrasiveness.”  Starting with a malt base that utilizes “plenty of rich roasted barley”, the brewers at Avery then balance Out of Mind (6.5% ABV) out with “the bitterness of [dark-roasted coffee] to give this full-bodied stout a little extra something you’ve been looking for in a beer.”

Out of Mind will begin hitting shelves in October 2018 with plans to hang around as long as supplies last.  You can expect to find this Limited Release available in 6-packs of 12 oz. cans at select craft beer retailers located in Alabama, Florida, Colorado and throughout the rest of Avery Brewing Co.’s distribution area.  Prost!

Vital Information for Out of Mind Coffee Stout from Avery Brewing Co.

Release – Limited, October 2018
Style – American Dry Stout
ABV – 6.5%
Malts – Roasted Barley, Black, 2-Row, C-120 & Carapils
Hops – Bravo
Added Ingredients – Dark-roasted coffee
Availability – 6-packs of 12 oz. cans
Beer Finder – https://www.averybrewing.com/brew-finder

Avery Brewing Develops Go Play IPA to be its Ultimate Thirst Quencher

desktop_1528740311_WEB_GoPlayIPA_Can_and_GlassAvery Brewing Co. (Boulder, Colorado) has officially introduced Go Play IPA, an Activated India Pale Ale, as the newest offering to join its Year-Round portfolio.

Brewed as “a celebration of those who do their thing, whatever it is, with the same all-in, obsessive enthusiasm [Avery Brewing Co. has] for beer”, Go Play is an Activated IPA that “sports juicy, tropical, and dank aromas, fueled by dry-hop additions of Vic Secret, Idaho 7, and Simcoe hops.”  If you are wondering about that “Activated” portion of the description, it refers to an addition of sodium and potassium.  These two not-so-expected ingredients “help activate this motivated, lively India Pale Ale” and raise its overall thirst-quenching ability, making Go Play IPA (5.5% ABV) an ideal, go-to option that can be enjoyed post-workout or during outdoor activities.

Go Play IPA is available now in 6-packs of 12 oz. cans and on draft.  You can expect to find this new Year-Round offering at craft beer-focused retailers, bars and restaurants located in Alabama, Florida, Colorado and throughout the rest of Avery Brewing’s distribution area.  Prost!

Vital Information for Go Play IPA from Avery Brewing Co.

Release – Year-Round, rolling out June/July 2018
Style – American India Pale Ale
ABV – 5.5%
Hops – Columbus, Simcoe & Idaho 7; Dry-hopped with Simcoe, Vic’s Secret & Idaho 7
Malts – Vienna, 2-Row & Wheat
Yeast – London Ale
Added Ingredients – Sodium & Potassium 
Availability – 6-packs of 12 oz. cans & draft
Beer Finder – https://www.averybrewing.com/brew-finder

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Avery Brewing Co. to Add The Real Peel IPA to Year-Round Lineup

AveryRealPeelcans_editedAvery Brewing Company (Boulder, Colorado) recently announced that The Real Peel India Pale Ale with Tangerine Peel will officially release as the brewery’s newest Year-Round offering on May 19.

“Inspired by a . . . taproom-only beer that Boulder locals have come to enjoy every summer for the past seven years,” the folks at Avery Brewing Co. decided to develop The Real Peal IPA as a “bright, fresh, and zesty” offering that can be enjoyed all year long.  Beginning with a base of crisp Rocky Mountain glacier water, Columbus, Chinook, Centennial and Cascade hops, this American India Pale Ale (6.3% ABV) is then dosed with 100% real tangerine peel “to create [a] brilliant, zesty, and fresh IPA that will satisfy rain or shine.”

“It’s been a project that has been ongoing for six or seven years”, says Andy Parker, Chief Barrel Herder at Avery. “As we developed this beer, we have made small tweaks each year to make it better and better. It’s been a staff favorite forever and at this point, it’s time to get it out to the Avery nation to enjoy.”

The Real Peel IPA will officially release on Friday, May 19 and will be available year-round.  You can expect to find this offering in 6-packs of 12 oz. cans and on draft at craft beer establishments located in Alabama, Florida, Colorado and throughout the rest of Avery Brewing’s expansive distribution network.  Prost!

Vital Information for The Real Peel IPA from Avery Brewing Co.

Release – Year-Round, launches May 19, 2017
Style – American India Pale Ale
ABV – 6.3%
Hops – Columbus, Chinook, Centennial & Cascade
Added Ingredients – 100% real tangerine peel
Suggested Food Pairings – “Fresh citrus ceviche, teriyaki chicken and veggie kabobs, Hawaiian-style pizza, and, of course, sunshine.”
Availability – 6-packs of 12 oz. cans & draft
Beer Finder – https://www.averybrewing.com/brew-finder

 

 

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Takes Beer Camp Across the World in 2017

BCAW_2017Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. (Chico, California) has officially announced that it will release Beer Camp Across the World, an international collaboration 12-pack, in June.

Each year, Sierra Nevada hosts Beer Camp as the “industry’s largest collaboration effort” to celebrate and showcase “the art, spirit and attitude of craft beer.”  In order to create a truly special collaboration 12-pack in 2017, the brewers at Sierra Nevada have “partnered with 12 craft breweries–6 overseas and 6 stateside–to brew . . . Beer Camp Across the World.”  Their efforts have produced the following 12 one-off, “dream beers” that have been created with some of the world’s finest brewing talent:

Each Beer Camp Across the World 12-pack will contain one of each of the beers listed above (a mix of cans and bottles).  Beer Camp Across the World will see a one-time-only national release beginning in June, and these limited edition 12-packs will be available at select craft beer retailers located in Alabama, Florida, California, North Carolina and throughout the rest of Sierra Nevada’s national distribution area.  Beer Camp Across the World is a rare opportunity for you to try some incredibly unique beers from a dozen highly-respected, world-class breweries in one package.  This thing basically defines the terms “can’t-miss” and “must-have”. These 12-packs will disappear with a quickness, so don’t miss out.  Prost!

Avery Brewing Co. Prepares for Release of Tangerine Quad

averylogoAvery Brewing Co. (Boulder, Colorado) recently announced that Tangerine Quad will be the next release in the brewery’s Botanicals & Barrels Series.

Tangerine Quad arrives as the latest offering to come out of the brewery’s relatively new Botanicals and Barrels Series; released throughout the year, this is a line-up of special brews that combines beautiful, fresh ingredients with complex nuances achieved through careful barrel-aging.  For this release, the brewers at Avery have created a 10% ABV Belgian-style Quadrupel Ale brewed with tangerine peel added and then aged in Bourbon Barrels.  The label always explains it best, so here’s the full bottle description:

“Patiently aged in the finest of Bourbon Barrels, this bold Belgian-style Quadrupel layers notes of rich, dark fruit, vanilla, and caramel with a burst of tangerine peel culminating in the vibrancy of this full bodied creation.”

Look for Tangerine Quad to start hitting shelves in 22 oz. bottles at the end of October 2016.  This offering will be available in select markets within Avery Brewing Co.’s distribution area.  My readers in Florida will be happy to hear that previous Botanticals & Barrels releases arrived in state, so we stand a good chance of seeing this one as well.  Be sure to keep an eye out for this brew on future beer runs.  Prost!

Vital Information on Tangerine Quad from Avery Brewing Co.

Release – Limited, Botanicals & Barrels.  Available at the end of October 2016.
Style – Belgian-style Quadrupel, Barrel-aged
ABV – 10%
Ingredients – “Rocky Mountain water, malted barley, imported Belgian specialty malted barley, dark Belgian candy sugar, tangerine peel, hops, and Belgian yeast.”
Availability – 22 oz. bottles in select markets
Beer Finder – https://www.averybrewing.com/brew-finder