Burial Beer Co. & Resident Culture Collaborate on The Ostensible Realities of Fanatical Unforgiveness

Burial Beer Co. (Asheville, North Carolina) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of The Ostensible Realities of Fanatical Unforgiveness, a special collaboration with Resident Culture Brewing Company (Asheville, North Carolina), on Wednesday, June 1.

Inspired by the wonder found in a “a coconut milk ice cream vegan banana split,” The Ostensible Realities of Fanatical Unforgiveness is a blend of five of Burial’s “finest stout bases” that was then “conditioned upon Thai banana, house toasted coconut, luscious strawberry, Madagascar vanilla bean, and a dose of dry roasted peanuts.” Coming in at 15% ABV, The Ostensible Realities of Fanatical Unforgiveness will have you “[sinking] into heaping scoops of vanilla ice cream topped with molten chocolate syrup, fresh strawberries, vanilla whipped coconut cream, and caramelized banana all with a dash of chopped Virginia peanuts.”

The Ostensible Realities of Fanatical Unforgiveness – available in 500ml bottles – will release at noon on June 1 at Burial’s Asheville location and in the brewery’s online shop, at 2 p.m. at the brewery’s Raleigh taproom, and 4 p.m. in the Charlotte taproom. The Ostensible Realities of Fanatical Unforgiveness is exclusive to Burial locations and will not see distribution. Prost!

Vital Information for The Ostensible Realities of Fanatical Unforgiveness from Burial Beer Co. & Resident Culture Brewing Company

Release – Limited; June 1, 2022
Style – Imperial Stout
ABV – 15%
Added Ingredients – Thai Banana, Strawberry, Toasted Coconut, Vanilla Bean & Peanuts
Availability – 500ml bottles
Distribution – None. Burial locations & online shop only

Burial Beer Co. Lightens Things Up with Release of Ultralight Lager

Burial Beer Co. (Asheville, North Carolina) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Can Release of Ultralight on December 1, 2021.

Crafted to be “a classic rendition of German Helles portrayed through [Burial’s] own lense,” Ultralight is a Helles-style Lager “made with Pilsner and Vienna malts, decocted and step mashed for depth, . . . spunded in the cellar for natural carbonation, . . . [and then] delicately hopped with Hallertau Mittelfruh to pay homage to its origin before lagering for many weeks to beautiful clarity.” Coming in at 5% ABV, Ultralight offers notes of “fresh loaves of crusty country bread, bouquets of fall blossoms, and mugs of, well I’ll just say it, beer.”

Ultralight will be available on December 1 for online presale for shipping and pickup at Burial’s Asheville, Raleigh and Charlotte taprooms, and limited distribution will follow shortly after that date. You can expect to find this Limited Release available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans and on draft at select craft beer-focused establishments located within the brewery’s distribution footprint. Prost!

Vital Information for Ultralight from Burial Beer Co.

Release – Limited; December 1, 2021
Style – Helles-style Lager
ABV – 5%
Malts – Pilsner & Vienna
Featured Hops – Hallertau Mittelfruh
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans & draft
Distribution – Limited

Burial Beer Co. Announces Return of Thresher Coffee Saison

Burial Beer Co. (Asheville, North Carolina) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Thresher on Wednesday, September 22.

A “return to one of [Burial’s] first ever realms of experimentation,” Thresher is a Saison “mashed with Barley and Wheat” and then “aged with Honduran Finca El Puente coffee beans from Counter Culture Coffee.” Coming in at 4.5% ABV, this year’s iteration of Thresher “brings bright golden raisin, plum and vanilla bean to [the] delicately wheat-driven saison base.”

A limited amount of Thresher – available in 4-packs of 12 oz. bottles for $14 – will be available for online presale for pickup at Burial Beer Co.’s Asheville taproomRaleigh taproom and Charlotte taproom at noon on September 22. If any bottles survive the presale, the brewery will release those in their online shop for limited shipping on Thursday, September 23 at noon. Thresher will not see distribution. Prost!

Vital Information for Thresher from Burial Beer Co.

Release – Limited; September 22, 2021
Style – Saison
ABV – 4.5%
Added Ingredients – Honduran Finca El Puente coffee beans from Counter Culture Coffee
Availability – 4-packs of 12 oz. bottles
Distribution – None. Taproom & online sales only

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

Burial Beer Co. Raids the Candy Jar to Create Skillet Snacks

Burial Beer Co. (Asheville, North Carolina) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Skillet Snacks on Wednesday, May 26.

Concocted to be an even more decadent take on Burial’s infamous Skillet Donut Stout “made from a blend of nine barley malts, a healthy scoop of oats, milk and molasses sugars, and [their] favorite blend of freshly roasted Counter Culture Coffee beans,” Skillet Snacks takes the OG Skillet and “[ages it] upon heaps of house-made peanut butter, French Broad Chocolates Cocoa Nibs, fresh vanilla bean, and some candy sugars.” Coming in at 8% ABV, Skillet Snacks offers a “fistful of molten reeces cups chased with bags of M&M’s and washed down with caramel hot chocolate.”

A very limited amount of 4-packs of 16 oz. cans of Skillet Snacks – along with cans of the original Skillet and the Skillet mug pictured above – will be available for online presale for pickup at Burial Beer Co.’s Asheville taproomRaleigh taproom and Charlotte taproom at noon on May 26. If any cans survive the presale, the brewery will release those in their online shop for nationwide shipping on May 27 at noon. Skillet Snacks will not see distribution. Prost!

Vital Information for Skillet Snacks from Burial Beer Co.

Release – Limited; May 26, 2021
Style – Milk Stout
ABV – 8%
Featured Ingredients – Peanut butter, French Broad Chocolate cocoa nibs, vanilla bean & candy sugars
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans ($22 per 4-pack)
Distribution – None. Brewery & online store only

Burial Beer Co. Set for Limited Release of Reflections of Disillusionment DIPA

Burial Beer Co. (Asheville, North Carolina) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Reflections of Disillusionment on February 10, 2021.

Bringing all the sweet juiciness you can handle, Reflections of Disillusionment is a Hazy/Juicy Double India Pale Ale “made with oats and lactose, . . . fermented upon Mango pulp and Orange zest” and then “double dry-hopped with hand-selected Citra and Idaho 7, doses of Vic Secret and Galaxy, and a dab of Citra Cryo.” Coming in at 8% ABV, Reflections of Disillusionment reads as a “Vitamix of whipped mango and guava smoothie, with a floater of orange sorbet, and a sprinkling of tropical skittles.”

4-packs of 16 oz. cans of Reflections of Disillusionment – and the tumbler glass pictured above – will be available for online presale for pickup at Burial Beer Co.’s Asheville taproom and Raleigh taproom at noon on February 10 (proxies are welcome). If any cans survive the presale, the brewery will release those in their online shop for nationwide shipping on February 11 at noon. Reflections of Disillusionment will not see distribution. Prost!

Vital Information for Reflections of Disillusionment from Burial Beer Co.

Release – Limited; February 10, 2021
Style – Hazy/Juicy Double India Pale Ale
ABV – 8%
Hops – Citra, Idaho 7, Vic Secret, Galaxy & Citra Cryo
Added Ingredients – Oats, lactose, mango pulp & orange zest
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans
Distribution – None. Brewery & online store only

Burial Beer Co. Set for Limited Release of Despite All This Lunacy IPA

Burial Beer Co. (Asheville, North Carolina) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Can Release of Despite All This Lunacy on Wednesday, January 27.

Despite All This Lunacy is a Hazy/Juicy India Pale Ale “brewed with Oats, Wheat and Simcoe Cryo” and then “double dry-hopped with select Victorian Galaxy, Riwaka, Cashmere and Citra Cryo.” Coming in at 7.2% ABV, Despite All This Lunacy is filled with “jugs of Hi-C fruit punch chased by fistfuls of lemon lime jelly beans and cumulous clouds of tropic thunder.”

Despite All This Lunacy – packaged in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans for $17 each – will be available for online presale for pickup at Burial Beer Co.’s Asheville taproom and Raleigh taproom at noon on January 27 (proxies are welcome). If any cans survive the presale, the brewery will release those in their online shop for nationwide shipping on January 28 at noon. Despite All This Lunacy will also see limited distribution. Prost!

Vital Information for Despite All This Lunacy from Burial Beer Co.

Release – Limited; January 27, 2021
Style – Hazy/Juicy India Pale Ale
ABV – 7.2%
Featured Hops – Simcoe Cryo; double dry-hopped with Victorian Galaxy, Riwaka, Cashmere & Citra Cryo
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans
Distribution – Limited

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

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