Burial Beer Co. & Other Half Collaborate on ‘One Of Us Will Have To Bury The Other’

Burial Beer Co. (Asheville, North Carolina) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of One Of Us Will Have To Bury The Other, a special collaboration project with Other Half Brewing (Brooklyn, New York), on Wednesday, July 7.

Carefully crafted to be the ultimate summertime drinker, One Of Us Will Have To Bury The Other is a Mexican-style Lager “made with pale pilsner with a touch of Vienna and Munich malt, fermented bone dry, and aged in [Burial’s] American oak foudre.” Coming in at 5% ABV, One Of Us Will Have To Bury The Other offers notes of “freshly baked honey toast with hints of corn laced with palm tree daydreams.”

One Of Us Will Have To Bury The Other – available in 4-packs of 12 oz. bottles for $12 each – will be available for online presale for pickup at Burial Beer Co.’s Asheville taproomRaleigh taproom and Charlotte taproom at noon on July 7. If any bottles survive the presale, the brewery will release those in their online shop to send out into its new 12 state shipping range on Thursday, July 8 at noon.  One Of Us Will Have To Bury The Other will not see distribution. Prost!

One Of Us Will Have To Bury The Other from Burial Beer Co. & Other Half Brewing

Release – Limited; July 7, 2021
Style – Mexican-style Lager
ABV – 5%
Treatment – Aged in an American oak foudre
Availability – 4-packs 12 oz. bottles
Distribution – None. Brewery & online store only

Burial Beer Co. Sets Date for Limited Release of Your Compliance Is Strongly Suggested

Burial Beer Co. (Asheville, North Carolina) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Bottle Release of Your Compliance Is Strongly Suggested on Wednesday, June 23.

Created as a reminder that some things are “best left in the hands of experts and fanatics,” Your Compliance Is Strongly Suggested is a blend of five different Imperial Stouts that was then “aged . . . with the largest dose of elegant Macadamia nuts that [Burial has] ever mustered, before adding Macaroon coconut, Mexican vanilla beans and a dab of maple syrup to accent and add a creamy finish.” Coming in at a massive 15% ABV, Your Compliance Is Strongly Suggested comes together to be a “tropical journey into macadamia maple creams, Coco Lopez cupcakes, and coconut cake with vanilla cream and crushed nuts.”

A very limited amount of Your Compliance Is Strongly Suggested – available in 500ml bottles for $19 each – will be available for online presale for pickup at Burial Beer Co.’s Asheville taproomRaleigh taproom and Charlotte taproom at noon on June 23. If any bottles survive the presale, the brewery will release those in their online shop to send out into its new 12 state shipping range on Thursday, June 24 at noon. Your Compliance Is Strongly Suggested will not see distribution. Prost!

Vital Information for Your Compliance Is Strongly Suggested from Burial Beer Co.

Release – Limited; June 23, 2021
Style – Imperial Stout
ABV – 15%
Treatment – A blend of five Imperial Stouts aged on Toasted Coconut, Macadamia Nuts, Maple Syrup & Mexican Vanilla Bean
Availability – 500ml bottles
Distribution – None. Brewery & online sales only

Late Start & Angry Chair Brewing Collaborate on Barrel-aged LVN CLN

Late Start Brewing (Tampa Florida) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Bottle Release of Barrel-aged LVN CLN, an annual collaboration project with Angry Chair Brewing (Tampa, Florida), at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 12.

Back to give Tampa Bay Beer Week 2021 some of that sweet collaboration action, Barrel-aged LVN CLN is an Imperial Sweet Stout brewed with honey and lactose, aged for 24 months in Bourbon barrels, and treated with marshmallows and freshly roasted pistachios. Barrel-aged LVN CLN comes in at 11% ABV.

Barrel-aged LVN CLN will release at Late Start Brewing (located within Pour House Tampa at 1208 E Kennedy Blvd #112 | Tampa, Florida) at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 12. This Limited Release will be available on draft and in 750ml bottles ($30 each, no limit) for as long as supplies last. Barrel-aged LVN CLN is a brewery only release and will not see distribution. Prost!

Vital Information for Barrel-aged LVN CLN from Late Start Brewing & Angry Chair Brewing

Release – Limited; March 12, 2021
Style – Imperial Sweet Stout
ABV – 11%
Treatment – Aged in bourbon barrels for 24 months with freshly roasted pistachio, and marshmallow added, brewed with honey and lactose
Availability – 750ml bottles & draft
Distribution – None. Brewery only

Creature Comforts Brewing Co. Sets Date for Limited Release of Concurrence Blend No. 7

Creature Comforts Brewing Co. (Athens, Georgia) has officially announced that it will continue its Concurrence Series, a “continued exploration into barrel-aged stouts paired with the finest quality adjunct ingredients,” with the Limited Bottle Release of Concurrence Blend No. 7 on Saturday, February 27.

Inspired heavily by another Creature Comforts offering – My Very Own Mole, the idea behind Concurrence Blend No. 7 (13.9% ABV) starts as an Imperial Stout “made with cocoa nibs from Condor Chocolates, Mexican vanilla beans, pecans from Pearson Farm, benne seed, chili peppers, and cinnamon.” The brewers then take things a step further by “[applying] the beautiful list of primarily local ingredients to a thoughtful blend of apple brandy and bourbon barrel-aged stouts to create a complex, mole-inspired Barrel-Aged Stout.”

Concurrence Blend No. 7 – available in 500ml bottles – is scheduled to release in the Taproom at Creature Comforts Brewing Co. on February 27 and will hang around only as long as supplies last. Concurrence Blend No. 7 is at brewery only release and will not see distribution. Prost!

Vital Information for Concurrence Blend No. 7 from Creature Comforts Brewing Co.

Release – Limited; February 27, 2021
Style – Imperial Stout
ABV – 13.9%
Added Ingredients – Cocoa nibs from Condor Chocolates, Mexican vanilla beans, pecans from Pearson Farm, benne seed, chili peppers & cinnamon
Treatment – A blend of Apple Brandy & Bourbon barrel-aged Stouts
Availability – 500ml bottles
Distribution – None. Brewery only

Creature Comforts Announces Limited Release of Double Koko Buni

Creature Comforts Brewing Co. (Athens, Georgia) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Bottle Release of Double Koko Buni on Saturday, February 6.

Released from time to time as the much larger cousin the brewery’s fan-favorite Seasonal – Koko Buni Milk Porter, Double Koko Buni is an Imperial Milk Porter featuring toasted coconut, vanilla, lactose, “coffee beans locally [sourced] from 1000 Faces Coffee, and . . . cocoa nibs . . . from Ethereal Confections in Woodstock, IL & Condor Chocolates . . . in Athens.” Weighing in at 8.7% ABV, Double Koko Buni is a “a truly decadent experience” that is “rich, velvety, and balanced.”

Double Koko Buni – available in 500ml bottles – will hit the Taproom at Creature Comforts Brewing Company on February 6 and will hang around only as long as supplies last. Double Koko Buni is a brewery exclusive release and will not see distribution. Prost!

Vital Information for Double Koko Buni from Creature Comforts Brewing Company

Release – Limited; February 6, 2021
Style – Imperial Milk Porter
ABV – 8.7%
Featured Ingredients – Toasted coconut, vanilla, lactose, coffee beans from 1000 Faces Coffee, & cocoa nibs from Ethereal Confections & Condor Chocolates 
Availability – 500ml bottles
Distribution – None. Brewery only

Burial Beer Co. Closes 2020 Out With Release of A Faint Glimmer of Hope Notwithstanding

Burial Beer Co. (Asheville, North Carolina) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Bottle Release of A Faint Glimmer of Hope Notwithstanding on Wednesday, December 30.

Here to quell all the turbulence of 2020 with a “touch of subtle elegance,” A Faint Glimmer of Hope Notwithstanding is an Imperial Stout that was “blended from the bases of 5 different stouts . . . upon which [the brewery] added Forestry Camp roasted and caramelized Turkish figs, toasted almonds, sea salt, whole Madagascar vanilla bean and a touch of maple syrup.” Coming in at 13% ABV, A Faint Glimmer of Hope Notwithstanding is “an awakening to renewal, filled with figgy almond cake with vanilla filling, almond biscotti dipped in mocha cream, and salted caramel ice cream.”

A Faint Glimmer of Hope Notwithstanding – packaged in 500ml bottles for $18 each – will be available for online presale for pickup at Burial Beer Co.’s Asheville taproom and Raleigh taproom at noon on December 30 (proxies are welcome). If any bottles survive the presale, the brewery will release those in their online shop for nationwide shipping on December 31 at noon. A Faint Glimmer of Hope Notwithstanding will not see distribution. Prost!

Vital Information for A Faint Glimmer of Hope Notwithstanding from Burial Beer Co.

Release – Limited; December 30, 2020
Style – Imperial Stout
ABV – 13%
Added Ingredients – Roasted Turkish Fig, Toasted Almond, Madagascar Vanilla Bean, Sea Salt & Maple Syrup
Availability – 500ml bottles
Distribution – None. Brewery only

Yazoo Brewing Company Brings the Funk to Winter with Release of Saison D’Hiver

Yazoo Brewing Company (Madison, Tennessee) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Saison D’Hiver, the brewery’s latest Embrace the Funk project, on Saturday, December 19.

Carefully crafted to honor winter, Saison D’Hiver – meaning “the Season of Winter”) is a Dark Saison “brewed with Vienna, dark wheat, roasted barley, special b malt and dark invert Candi syrup.” The beer went on to be “fermented with multiple Belgian and French yeast strains on dried black currants” and then bottled with brettanomyces. Coming in at 9.2% ABV, Saison D’Hiver is a holiday treat that can be enjoyed fresh or aged.

Saison D’Hiver will officially release at Yazoo Brewing Company on December 19 but you can go ahead a pre-order your bottles now by clicking here. With only a limited amount of 500ml bottles available for $13 each, Saison D’Hiver is a brewery only release that will not see distribution. Prost!

Vital Information for Saison D’Hiver from Yazoo Brewing Company

Release – Limited/Embrace The Funk Series; December 19, 2020
Style – Saison
ABV – 9.2%
Featured Ingredients – Vienna malt, dark wheat, roasted barley, special b malt & dark invert Candi syrup
Treatment – Fermented with multiple Belgian & French yeast strains on dried black currants, bottled with brettanomyces
Availability – 500ml bottles
Distribution – None. Brewery only

Burial Beer Co. & Tripping Animals Collaborate on Awakened Into the Depths of the Neverending

Burial Beer Co. (Asheville, North Carolina) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Bottle Release of Awakened Into the Depths of the Neverending, Burial’s first collaboration project with Tripping Animals Brewing (Doral, Florida), on Wednesday, December 16.

Created to be a “deviation from boring linear stout,” Awakened Into the Depths of the Neverending is an Imperial Stout “loaded . . . with massive doses of Tahitian vanilla bean, toasted coconut and lactose to forge a super marshmallowy coconut cream base and accented it with dab of fresh Meyers lemon zest, Spicewalla Vietnamese Cinnamon and sea salt.” Weighing in at 14% ABV, Awakened Into the Depths of the Neverending offers notes of “Kahlua dipped macaroons, toasted mallow squares, and freshly baked coconut cream pie drizzled with lemon glaze.”

Awakened Into the Depths of the Neverending – packaged in 500ml bottles for $19 each – will be available for online presale for pickup at Burial Beer Co.’s Asheville taproom and Raleigh taproom at noon on December 16 (proxies are welcome). If any bottles survive the presale, the brewery will release those in their online shop for nationwide shipping on December 17 at noon. Awakened Into the Depths of the Neverending will not see distribution. Prost!

Vital Information for Awakened Into the Depths of the Neverending from Burial Beer Co. & Tripping Animals Brewing

Release – Limited; December 16, 2020
Style – Imperial Stout
ABV – 14%
Added Ingredients – Toasted Coconut, Meyer Lemon Zest, Tahitian Vanilla Bean, Cinnamon, Sea Salt & Lactose
Availability – 500ml bottles ($19 each)
Distribution – None. Brewery only

Creature Comforts Brewing Co. Treats Saison Lovers to an Easy Melody

Creature Comforts Brewing Co. (Athens, Georgia) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Bottle Release of Easy Melody Saison on Saturday, December 12.

Brewed to “[showcase] regional and local ingredients,” Easy Melody is a mixed culture Saison featuring “lemongrass from Heilbron Herbs (Asheville, NC), . . . lavender from R&R Secret Farm (Athens, GA), wheat from . . . DaySpring Farms (Danielsville, GA), and malt from Carolina Malting (Cleveland, NC).” Coming in at 5.8% ABV, Easy Melody is “beautifully refreshing with bright fruit and floral notes balanced by gentle acidity.”

Easy Melody – available in 500ml bottles – will hit the Taproom at Creature Comforts Brewing Co. on December 12 and will hang around only as long as supplies last. Easy Melody is a taproom only release and is not expected to see distribution. Prost!

Vital Information for Easy Melody from Creature Comforts Brewing Co.

Release – Limited; December 12, 2020
Style – Saison
ABV – 5.8%
Featured Ingredients – Lemongrass from Heilbron Herbs, lavender from R&R Secret Farm, wheat from DaySpring Farms & malt from Carolina Malting 
Fun Fact – Creature Comforts “worked with local artist Eileen Schaeffer to create the label artwork for Easy Melody”
Availability – 500ml bottles
Distribution – None. Brewery only

Burial Beer Co. Set to Release The Only Trail From Nowhere

Burial Beer Co. (Asheville, North Carolina) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Bottle Release of The Only Trail From Nowhere, a trail mix-inspired Imperial Stout, at noon on Wednesday, October 28.

Meant to capture Burial’s “vision of the perfect trail companion,” The Only Trail From Nowhere is an Imperial Stout “made with Forestry Camp roasted Pecans, Peanuts, Cashews and Hazelnuts, alongside accompanying doses of dried wild Thai bananas and big fancy shredded coconut.” Coming in at substantial 15% ABV, The Only Trail From Nowhere supplies notes of “some crumbled German chocolate cake, fluffernutter cliff bars dipped in cashew butter and a sip of hazelnut macchiato with coconut milk cream.”

The Only Trail From Nowhere – available in 500ml bottles for $20 each – will be available for online presale for pickup at Burial Beer Co.’s Asheville taproom and Raleigh taproom at noon on October 28 (proxies are welcome). If any bottles survive the presale, the brewery will release those in their online shop for nationwide shipping on October 29 at noon. The Only Trail From Nowhere will not see distribution. Prost!

Vital Information for The Only Trail From Nowhere from Burial Beer Co.

Release – Limited; October 28, 2020
Style – Imperial Stout
ABV – 15%
Added Ingredients – Roasted pecans, peanuts, cashews & hazelnuts, and dried wild Thai bananas & shredded coconut
Availability – 500ml bottles ($20 each)
Distribution – None. Brewery only