3 Sons Brewing Co. & Resident Culture Brewing Co. Collaborate on West Coast Connect DIPA

3 Sons Brewing Company (Dania Beach, Florida) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Can Release of West Coast Connect, a West Coast-style Double IPA brewed in collaboration with Resident Culture Brewing Company (Charlotte, North Carolina), on Wednesday, September 23.

Created as an “homage to the era of Pliny where IBU limits were pushed and dank IPAs ruled,” West Coast Connect is a double dry-hopped West Coast-style Double India Pale Ale that offers “notes of Meyer lemon and grapefruit, followed by piney dankness, then [finishes] with layers of mango, pineapple, and a hint of passion fruit.” West Coast Connect clocks in at “a big ol’” 9.5% ABV.

West Coast Connect will officially release at 3 Sons Brewing Company on Wednesday, September 23, but you can go ahead and pre-order your cans now by clicking here. Available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans, West Coast Connect is a taproom-only release that will not see distribution. Prost!

Vital Information for West Coast Connect from 3 Sons Brewing Company & Resident Culture Brewing Company

Release – Limited; September 23, 2020
Style – Double India Pale Ale (West Coast-style)
ABV – 9.5%
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans
Pre-order Link – https://app.upserve.com/s/3-sons-brewing-co-dania-beach
Distribution – None. Brewery-only release

Heavy Seas Beer Schedules Curbside Can Release of City Sipper Low Cal IPA

Heavy Seas Beer (Baltimore, Maryland) has officially announced that it will hold a Limited Can Release for City Sipper, a low-calorie IPA, during the weekend of September 25, 2020.

What proved to be “a true test of [the Heavy Seas brewing team’s] ability to employ non-traditional brewing techniques and ingredients to create a truly enjoyable, flavorful experience,” City Sipper is a Session India Pale Ale brewed with “malted and flaked oats, torrified and malted wheat, Sabro, Citra, and Simcoe Cryo Lupulin Powder hops, along with just the right amount of fresh Key Lime Juice.” Coming in at just 4% ABV, City Sipper is a “hazy, aromatic crusher” that “has all the flavor of your favorite IPA, without the high calorie count—so you can keep sipping all day!”

“Sometimes you want all of the flavor of an IPA, without the hefty calories,” says Heavy Seas Associate Brand Manager, Amanda Zivkovic. “City Sipper is for the person that wants a lighter option but doesn’t want to compromise the flavor of their beer in the process. It’s juicy, sessionable, and at 4.0% ABV and 95 calories, you can’t beat it!”

City Sipper – packaged in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans – will be available for curbside pickup at Heavy Seas Beer from Friday, September 25 to Sunday, September 27. City Sipper is a brewery exclusive Limited Release that will not see distribution. Prost!

Vital Information for City Sipper from Heavy Seas Beer

Release – Limited; September 25, 2020
Style – Session India Pale Ale
ABV – 4%
Calories – 95
Featured Grains – Malted & flaked oats, torrified & malted wheat
Featured Hops – Sabro, Citra & Simcoe Cryo Lupulin Powder
Added Ingredients – Key lime juice

Fun Fact – “The City Sipper label artwork was designed by local Baltimore artist, Chris Gipple, of Nightshift Creative, who also designed Heavy Seas’ 24 Anniversary beer label this past December. All the taproom exclusive beer labels will be designed by Chris in 2020.”
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans
Distribution – None. Brewery only

TrimTab Brewing Lauches Candy Shop Series with Limited Release of Peach Rings

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

Burial Beer Co. Set for Limited Release of The Distortion Triple Dry-Hopped IPA

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.’s Asheville 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 Continues Taproom Exclusive Joose Cannon Series with Release of Glacier Froot

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 Kicks Off PSL Season with Release of Basic B!tch

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

Coronado Brewing Marks 24th Anniversary with Limited Release of Gentle Giant Triple IPA

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

Escape Brewing Company Set to Release Cans of Trois 2.0 Tropical IPA

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

Release – Limited; August 12. 2020
Style – Hazy/Juicy India Pale Ale
ABV – 7.2%
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans
Curbside Pickup Link – https://www.toasttab.com/escape-brewing-company/v3
Distribution – None. Brewery only

Double Branch Artisanal Ales Launches Smoothie Talker Series With Double Can Release

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!

New Realm Brewing Goes Next Level with Release of Transcendental Experimental DIPA

New Realm Brewing Company (Atlanta, Georgia) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Transcendental Experimental DIPA on Tuesday, August 4.

Brewed in collaboration with John I. Hass Hops as a celebration of “creative expression and the desire for more,” Transcendental Experimental DIPA is a Double IPA “dry-hopped exclusively with two experimental hop varieties from the avant-garde minds of The Hop Breeding Co. and from the visionaries at Brulotte Farms.” The selected hops hit the palate with “powerful stone fruit, berry, and delicately spicy notes” while also treating the nose to “aromatics . . . of tropical fruit, pineapple and coconut followed by citrus rind and peach.” Coming in at 8.6% ABV and 50 IBUs, Transcendental Experimental DIPA is a straight up “citrus bomb” that also possesses a “hint of dankness and a bit of vanilla creamsicle.”

“We’re pleased to work once again with our partners at John I. Haas Hops, who provided us with some really cool and exciting new hop varieties for this year’s version of Transcendental DIPA, including BRU-1, HBC586, and Sabro Incognito” said Mitch Steele, Brewmaster and Co-Founder of New Realm Brewing.

“Transcendental DIPA is a great example of how our Hoperations team, led by Mitch Steele, is using experimental hops to drive innovation at New Realm. This citrus bomb has incredible juicy tones of tropical and stone fruit, berry and spice. If you are looking for an ordinary DIPA, this is not for you” said Carey Falcone, CEO and Co-Founder of New Realm Brewing.

Transcendental Experimental DIPA will debut at New Realm’s Atlanta and Virginia Beach locations on August 4 and distribution will follow shortly after the on-site release. 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 New Realm’s distribution footprint in Georgia and Virginia. Prost!

Vital Information for Transcendental DIPA from New Realm Brewing Company

Release – Limited; August 4, 2020
Style – Double India Pale Ale
ABV – 8.6%
IBUs – 50
Featured Hops – HBC 586, BRU-1 & Sabro Incognito
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans & draft
Distribution – Georgia & Virginia