TrimTab Brewing (Birmingham, Alabama) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Can Release of Peach Rings Imperial Sour Ale on Friday, September 11.
Dropping as the first release in TrimTab’s new Candy Shop Series of confection-inspired beers, Peach Rings is an Imperial Sour Ale “crafted with peach purée and gummy peach candies.” Coming in at 8% ABV, Peach Rings is sure to conjure up plenty of childhood memories.
Peach Rings – available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans and on draft – will hit the Tasting Gallery at TrimTab Brewing on September 11 and will be available only as long as supplies last. Peach Rings is a brewery-only release that will not see distribution. Prost!
Vital Information for Peach Rings from TrimTab Brewing
Release – Limited/Candy Shop Series; September 11, 2020 Style – Imperial Sour Ale ABV – 8% Added Ingredients – Peach purée & gummy peach candies Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans & draft Distribution – None. Brewery only
Brewed by a diverse group of professional brewers and homebrewers from all around the Tampa area, Tropical, Like Me is a Fruit Beer/Braggot hybrid featuring additions of local hops and honey, pineapple, mango, orange, banana, lactose and vanilla. Clocking in at a sizable 9.4% ABV, Tropical, Like Me is a sweet treat that is guaranteed to bring all the tropical vibes you can handle. **Tropical, Like Me is an extremely Limited Release and will be available on draft only as long as supplies last**
100% of the proceeds raised by the sale of Tropical, Like Me will go to benefit Safe & Sound Hillsborough, a local initiative focused on “working together to build strong families, safe schools and healthy neighborhoods.” The funds raised during the event at Double Branch Artisanal Ales will be directed to “help community centers create eLearning environments for students who are unable to do so at home.”
The brewing of Tropical, Like Me and its release event was organized by The Beer Table, a group of craft beer lovers and professionals aiming to create positive conversations that will lead to a more accepting, diverse and inclusive beer community in the Tampa area. While doing so, the group also hopes to bring everyone to the table to help local charities and nonprofit organizations.
The release of Tropical, Like Me at Double Branch Artisanal Ales (5956 Wesley Grove Blvd | Wesley Chapel, Florida) is a family-friendly event and all are welcome. Due to COVID-19 restrictions and precautions, tables will be safely spaced, seating will be limited, and masks will be required at all times when not seated. With all of this in mind, make sure that you show up early on September 5, stay as long as you can, raise some cash for Safe & Sound Hillsborough by enjoying a pour or two of Tropical, Like Me, and join in on the conversation with The Beer Table. Prost!
Burial Beer Co. (Asheville, North Carolina) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Can Release of The Distortion, a new Triple IPA, at noon on Wednesday, August 26.
Crafted to alter your reality with an immense amount of haze, The Distortion is a Triple Hazy/Juicy India Pale Ale brewed with oats and candi sugar and triple dry-hopped with “Strata, Citra, Vic Secret and a final dose of Simcoe Cryo.” Weighing in at 10% ABV, The Distortion offers “guzzles of orange julius, wafts of tangerine dream, and mouthfuls of candied mango.”
The Distortion – available in 4-packs of 16 oz cans for $21 each – will be available for online presale for pickup at Burial Beer Co.’sAsheville taproom and Raleigh taproom at noon on August 26 (proxies welcome). If any cans survive the presale, the brewery will release those in their online shop for nationwide shipping on August 27 at noon. The Distortion will not see distribution. Prost!
Vital Information for The Distortion from Burial Beer Co.
Release – Limited; August 26, 2020 Style – Triple Hazy/Juicy India Pale Ale ABV – 10% Featured Hops – Strata, Citra, Vic Secret & Simcoe Cryo Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans Distribution – None. Brewery locations only via online presale
Heavy Seas Beer (Baltimore, Maryland) has officially announced that it will begin the Taproom Exclusive Release of Joose Cannon: Glacier Froot, the fourth release in the brewery’s Joose Cannon Series, during the weekend of Friday, September 4.
Developed to be a sports-drink-inspired take on the brewery’s flagship Loose Cannon IPA, Joose Cannon: Glacier Froot is a Hazy/Juicy India Pale Ale dry-hopped with Citra, Mandarina Bavaria and Simcoe Cryo/Lupulin Powder and then infused with cherry and cranberry juice and strawberry purée. Coming in at 7.25% ABV, Glacier Froot “combines berry and citrus to create an IPA that will quench your thirst on the hottest of days—no electrolytes needed.”
“We’ve brewed our fourth version of Joose Cannon with the usual oats, wheat and a dose of lactose to provide a satisfying, hazy IPA,” says Heavy Seas Brewmaster, Chris Leonard. “This time we’ve dry-hopped it with Citra, Mandarina Bavaria, and Simcoe Cryo/Lupulin Powder to provide juicy aromas of lemon, orange, tangerine and pineapple. Then, we went ahead and added cherry and cranberry Juice along with a strong helping of strawberry puree. Citrus and berry flavors make for a most satisfying, quenching hazy IPA experience.”
4-packs of 16 oz. cans of Joose Cannon: Glacier Froot will be available for curbside pickup at the Heavy Seas taproom beginning on Friday, September 4. This Limited Release offering is a taproom exclusive release and will not see distribution. Prost!
Vital Information for Joose Cannon: Glacier Froot from Heavy Seas Beer
Release – Limited/Joose Cannon Series; September 4, 2020 Style – Hazy/Juicy India Pale Ale ABV – 7.25% Hops – Citra, Mandarina Bavaria & Simcoe Cryo/Lupulin Powder Added Ingredients – Strawberry purée, cherry juice & cranberry juice Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans Distribution – None. Taproom only release
Brew Bus Brewing (Tampa, Florida) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Can Release of Basic B!tch, a Pumpkin Spice Latte Milk Stout, at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, August 18.
Brewed each year to capture all the allure of PSL (Pumpkin Spice Latte) Season, Basic B!tch is a Milk Stout featuring additions of Brazilian coffee, pumpkin spice, allspice, cinnamon, vanilla and lactose. Coming in at 5.5% ABV, Basic B!tch allows you to be as basic as possible all while taking advantage of its highly “Instagrammable” can design.
Basic B!tch – available in 4-packs of 12 oz. cans – will release at Brew Bus Brewing at 4 p.m. on August 18 and will hang around only as long as supplies last. This Limited Release offering tends to sell out quickly each year, so be sure to hit up the taproom as soon as you can because Basic B!tch will not be seeing distribution. Prost!
Vital Information for Basic B!tch from Brew Bus Brewing
Release – Limited; August 18, 2020 Style – Milk Stout ABV – 5.5% Malts – 2-Row, Chocolate Wheat & Melanoidin Hops – Warrior Added Ingredients – Allspice, Brazilian coffee, cinnamon, lactose, pumpkin spice & vanilla Availability – 4-packs of 12 oz. cans Distribution – None. Brewery only
Burial Beer Co. (Asheville, North Carolina) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Bottle Release of A Deranged Meditation of Nonsequitur, an Imperial Stout with Decaf Coffee, Coconut Milk, Macaroon Coconut and Vanilla Bean, on Wednesday, August 19.
Crafted to serve as a study on the nonsensical that somehow still makes sense, A Deranged Meditation of Nonsequitur is Imperial Stout inspired by the Vegan Decaf Latte. The brewers at Burial Beer Co. pulled this off by making their own “in house coconut milk from heavy macaroon coconut and added fresh Madagascar vanilla beans to add a richness that trumps your daily Cappuccino.” The beer was then infused with Summit Coffee Co.’s Decaf Descent coffee beans to add “a gorgeous array of texture that you expect from your full-on diesel fuel coffees.” Coming in at 15% ABV, A Deranged Meditation of Nonsequitur “conjures mindfuls of rich tiramisu, coconut creme pie, mocha frappe and other lust-free bounty.”
500ml bottles of A Deranged Meditation of Nonsequitur will be available for online presale for pickup at Burial Beer Co.’sAsheville taproom and pickup and local delivery at the Raleigh taproom at noon on August 19 (proxies welcome). If any bottles survive the presale, the brewery will release those in their online shop for nationwide shipping on August 20 at noon. A Deranged Meditation of Nonsequitur will not see distribution. Prost!
Vital Information for A Deranged Meditation of Nonsequitur from Burial Beer Co.
Coronado Brewing Company (San Diego, California) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Gentle Giant on Friday, August 14.
Crafted to serve as a liquid celebration of Coronado Brewing Company’s 24th year of brewing in San Diego, Gentle Giant is a Triple Hazy New England-style India Pale Ale brewed with “a blend of Idaho Gem, Sabro, Cashmere, and Chinook hops that lend the beer a tropical, fruity hoppiness.” Weighing in at a substantial 10% ABV, Gentle Giant is “full-bodied, yet juicy with a slightly creamy mouthfeel.”
“I like brewing big IPA’s to celebrate our anniversary each year.” says Mark Thiesen, Head Brewer, Coronado Brewing Company. “The blend of hops we used was pretty unique and brought out really nice tropical, fruity, juiciness in a triple IPA. The end result is a surprisingly drinkable, yet full-bodied IPA that’s a perfect toast to our 24th year of brewing.”
Gentle Giant is scheduled to release at all Coronado locations on August 14 and will hang around only as long as supplies last. This Limited Release offering will be available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans exclusively at Coronado Brewing locations in San Diego, Coronado, and Imperial Beach. Prost!
Vital Information for Gentle Giant from Coronado Brewing Company
Release – Limited; August 14, 2020 Style – Hazy/Juicy Triple India Pale Ale ABV – 10% Featured Hops – Idaho Gem, Sabro, Cashmere & Chinook Fun Fact – Gentle Giant “features artwork from San Diego local artist, Jack Stricker, and will be the first of three cans featuring Stricker’s art.” Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans Distribution – None. Available exclusively at Coronado Brewing locations
Hidden Springs Ale Works (Tampa, Florida) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of The Tower, a French Toast-inspired Imperial Stout, on Thursday, August 13.
Arriving as the second release in Hidden Springs’ new series of non-barrel-aged Imperial Stouts, The Tower is an Imperial Stout that captures the essence of French Toast thanks to ample additions of maple syrup and cinnamon. Symbolizing “a new dawn in our new reality,” The Tower is “sweet, thick, and a comforting, familiar flavor contrast to the uncertainty of today.”
Bottles of The Tower will release exclusively on the Hidden Springs Ale Works website at 4 p.m. on August 13. Here are the full details and rules surrounding this release (as posted on the brewery’s social media accounts):
22 oz. bottles of The Tower are $25 each
Bottle limit is set at 2 per person (if you order more than the allotment, your purchase will be REFUNDED and CANCELLED)
Bottles will be ready for pickup during regular business hours Friday 8/14 – Friday 8/21. You will have to choose a pickup date and time at checkout. Your order will be ready that day ONLY. If you need to reschedule your pickup, please EMAIL the brewery at firstname.lastname@example.org (Hidden Springs is NOT able to reschedule your pickup from DMs on social media).
For the safety of the community and to maintain social distancing standards established by the CDC, the brewery will be allowing PROXIES for this release. It helps to cut down the amount of bodies coming in and out of the Tasting Room at a single time. Yes. PROXIES ARE A GO!
To pickup your bottles you must have the correct name, order number, and ID (gotta make sure you’re old enough), also, make sure it’s the right day.
One more time for clarification: The Tower will be sold exclusively online. There will be no walk-up sales or distribution. If you wish to get your hands on a bottle or two of this offering, just make sure that you are on the Hidden Springs Ale Works website at 4 p.m. on August 13 because this Limited Release is guaranteed to sell out with a quickness. Prost!
Escape Brewing Company (Trinity, Florida) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Can Release of Trois 2.0 on Wednesday, August 12.
Back with a revamped recipe and a slightly tweaked name, Trois 2.0 is a Hazy/Juicy India Pale Ale that sources all of its pineapple and tropical fruit flavors from the selected hops and yeast strain (“No pineapples were harmed/used in the making of this awesome beer”). Coming in at 7.2% ABV, Trois 2.0 is “a sweet smelling, juicy, thick hazy hop bomb that transports you straight to paradise.”
Trois 2.0 will release in the Taproom at Escape Brewing Company on August 12. This Limited Release offering will be available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans as long as supplies last. Trois 2.0 is a brewery-only release and is not expected to see distribution. Prost!
Vital Information for Trois 2.0 from Escape Brewing Company
Double Branch Artisanal Ales (Wesley Chapel, Florida) has officially announced that 19.2 oz. cans of Vintage Band T and Hippie Kids Tripping on Acid, the first two Limited Releases in the brewery’s Smoothie Talker Series of Smoothie-style Sour Ales, are available now exclusively at the brewery.
Developed to give Tampa-area beer lovers all the Smoothie-style love they can handle, Double Branch’s Smoothie Talker Series is making its formal introductions with the following two highly limited offerings:
Vintage Band T – A Sour Ale juice bomb loaded down with blackberry, red raspberry & pomegranate. Only 245 cans available. ABV – 4.2%
Hippie Kids Tripping on Acid – For the folks out there with an insatiable sweet tooth, this Smoothie-style Sour is conditioned on blueberries, bananas, golden sandwich cookies, cream-filled golden sponge cakes & vanilla wafer cookies. Only 120 cans available. ABV – 4.6%
Vintage Band T and Hippie Kids Tripping on Acid officially debuted at Double Branch Artisanal Ales (5956 Wesley Grove Blvd | Wesley Chapel, Florida) on August 4 and will be hanging around only as long as supplies last. Both of these Limited Release offerings are available in 19.2 oz. stovepipe cans ($12 each) with no limits set on purchases. Prost!