New Realm Brewing Continues Push Cart Series with Release of Chocolate Sea Salt Imperial Ale

NewRealmKOPNew Realm Brewing Company (Atlanta, Georgia) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Push Cart – Chocolate Sea Salt Imperial Ale, the brewery’s latest collaboration with Atlanta-based King of Pops, on January 21.

Arriving as the second release in New Realm’s Push Cart Series that formulates beer versions of the most popular ice pops produced by their friends at King of Pops, Push Cart – Chocolate Sea Salt Imperial Ale is a “dark, creamy and sweet” American Strong Ale that is smooth and chocolatey with just a hint of salt on the finish.”  Coming in at 8.6% ABV, Push Cart – Chocolate Sea Salt Imperial Ale is “perfect for winter in the city or escapes to the beach.”

“We worked with our friends at King of Pops and their ingredients to create this beer which does a remarkable job of replicating the creamy chocolate flavor of their most popular pop. Projects like this where we get to work with great folks in our community, are extremely fun and tremendously delicious!” said Mitch Steele, Brewmaster and Co-Founder of New Realm Brewing.

 

“Chocolate Sea Salt is our best-selling flavor, and it’s the one we try our best to have at every single cart and shop. We thought it would fit well with a darker beer, perfect for the increasingly mild but dreary Atlanta winters” said Steven Carse, Co-Founder of King of Pops.

Push Cart – Chocolate Sea Salt Imperial Ale is scheduled to officially release in New Realm’s Atlanta and Virginia Beach locations on January 21 and will enter limited distribution shortly after the on-site releases.  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 within New Realm’s distribution footprint in Georgia.  Prost!

Vital Information for Push Cart – Chocolate Sea Salt Imperial Ale from New Realm Brewing Company & King of Pops

Release – Limited/Push Cart Series; January 21, 2020
Style – American Strong Ale
ABV – 8.6%
IBUs -25
Added Ingredients – Chocolate & sea salt sourced from King of Pops
Availability – 6-packs of 12 oz. cans & draft
Distribution – Georgia; also available at New Realm’s Atlanta & Virginia Beach locations

 

Cascade Brewing Releases Tropical Grasslands Gose as its First Canned Sour

cascadelogoCascade Brewing (Portland, Oregon) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Tropical Grasslands, a Barrel-aged Gose available exclusively in cans, on January 13.

Arriving as the first offering in a new series of canned Sour Ales that are “meant to be consumed fresh, not aged,” Tropical Grasslands is a Gose-style Ale “aged in oak barrels for up to 10 months then infused with fresh orange zest, fresh lemongrass, ground coriander and Oregon Coast sea salt.”  Coming in at an easy drinking 5% ABV, Tropical Grasslands is the approachable yet full-flavored Sour Ale you have been longing for.

“Tropical Grasslands is the first in a new series of canned sours that are designed to be crisp, easy-drinking sours with clean and complex flavors,” explained Kevin Martin, director of brewery operations for Cascade Brewing. “With soft acidity and fresh flavors, this canned series will be a great gateway sour for those new to sour beer, and will also appeal to the sour beer connoisseur looking for a softer approach to the style.”

Tropical Grasslands hit Cascade’s two Portland pubs – Cascade Brewing Barrel House and Lodge at Cascade Brewing – on January 13 and will enter limited distribution shortly after the on-site releases. You can expect to find this Limited Release available in 12 oz. cans at select craft beer-friendly establishments located in Oregon, California, Washington and Idaho. Tropical Grasslands will not be available on draft.  Prost!

Vital Information for Tropical Grasslands from Cascade Brewing

Release – Limited; January 13, 2020
Style – Gose
ABV – 5%
Treatment – Aged in oak barrels for up to 10 months then infused with fresh orange zest, fresh lemongrass, ground coriander & Oregon Coast sea salt
Availability – 12 oz. cans
Distribution – Oregon, California, Washington & Idaho

New Realm Brewing Kicks Off 2020 with Return of Radegast Triple IPA

newrealmlogo2New Realm Brewing Company (Atlanta, Georgia) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Radegast Triple IPA on January 14.

Released each year in January to commemorate the opening of New Realm’s first brewery, Radegast – named after the fabled Slavic god of hospitality – is a Triple India Pale Ale that is “wonderfully aromatic and massive in fruity hop flavor.”  Boasting “huge citrus, resin and peach flavors plus mild malt character in both nose and taste,” the “full flavored and assertively hopped” Radegast (11.5% ABV) has been expertly crafted to be a “perfect cool weather sipper,”

“We really look forward to brewing this beer every year, it’s definitely a favorite of the brewing team. This is the third year we’ve brewed Radegast Triple IPA, and this is my favorite version so far. This hop bomb hits you with loads of citrus, peach and pineapple.”

 

– Mitch Steele, Brewmaster and Co-Founder of New Realm Brewing

Radegast Triple IPA will officially release at New Realm’s Atlanta and Virginia Beach locations on January 14 (a limited amount of Radegast is available for pre-sale on CraftCellr, and you can secure your cans now by clicking here) and distribution is scheduled to follow shortly after the on-site releases.  You can expect to find this Limited Release offering available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans and on draft at select craft beer-focused establishments located in New Realm’s distribution footprint in Georgia and the Hampton Roads, Northern and Western areas of Virginia.   Prost!

Vital Information for Radegast Triple IPA from New Realm Brewing Company

Release – Limited; January 14, 2020
Style – Imperial/Triple India Pale Ale
ABV – 11.5% 
IBUs – 100
Hops – Citra, Mosaic & El Dorado

Fun Fact – “Radegast Triple IPA was the first beer released by [New Realm Brewing Company], and one of its most highly rated.”
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans & draft
Distribution – Georgia and the Hampton Roads, Northern and Western areas of Virginia

Heavy Seas Beer Schedules Taproom Release of Dry January Hazy IPA

45718056452_40d9331d94_cHeavy Seas Beer (Baltimore, Maryland) has officially announced that it will begin the Taproom Exclusive Release of Dry January Hazy IPA on Friday, January 17.

Surfacing as the first can release to come out of the brewery’s 15 Barrel Brewhouse in 2020, Dry January is a Hazy India Pale Ale brewed with acai and pomegranate to give you “all the fruity juiciness you desire, without the smoothie bowl.”  Containing plenty of booze at 10% ABV, Dry January is the perfect way to celebrate “Ditch Your New Year’s Resolution Day” on January 17.

Dry January Hazy IPA will debut in the Heavy Seas Taproom on Friday, January 17.  This Taproom Exclusive offering will be available for purchase in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans and on draft during the release. Dry January will not see distribution. Prost!

Vital Information for Dry January Hazy IPA from Heavy Seas Beer

Release – Limited/Taproom Exclusive Series; January 17, 2020
Style – Hazy India Pale Ale
ABV – 10%
Hops – Amarillo, Idaho 7, Mosaic, El Dorado & Citra
Added Ingredients – Acai & pomegranate
Fun Fact – “The Dry January 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 & draft
Distribution – None. Taproom only

Bearded Iris Brewing & Burial Beer Co. Collaborate on Snowed In Imperial Stout

BeardedIrisBurialBearded Iris Brewing (Nashville, Tennessee) has officially announced that it will hold a Limited Can Release for Snowed In, a Pastry Stout brewed in collaboration with Burial Beer Co. (Asheville, North Carolina), at noon on Friday, January 3.

Meant to mimic the experience of a “delicate marjolaine cake”, Snowed In is an Imperial Stout that “intricately blends layers of dark chocolate, meringue-creamy vanilla bean, the rich warmth of almonds and hazelnuts, roasty coffee beans, and a rounded lactose finish.”

Snowed In will officially release in the Taproom at Bearded Iris Brewing at noon on January 3. This Limited Release offering will be available in 16 oz. cans and on draft during the release event. Snowed In is a brewery exclusive release and is not expected to see distribution.  Prost!

Vital Information for Snowed In from Bearded Iris Brewing & Burial Beer Co.

Release – Limited; January 3, 2020
Style – Imperial Stout
ABV- ???
Added Ingredients – Vanilla bean, cocoa, almonds, hazelnut, coffee, lactose
Availability – 16 oz. cans & draft
Distribution – None. Taproom release

TrimTab Brewing Closes Out 2019 with Release of The Original 006 DDH Hazy DIPA

TrimTablogoTrimTab Brewing (Birmingham, Alabama) has officially announced that The Original 006, its award-winning Double Dry-hopped Hazy Double IPA, will make a surprise return on Tuesday, December 31 as a part of the brewery’s New Year’s Eve festivities.

Revived to stir up some memories as 2019 closes and 2020 brings with it a new decade of opportunities, The Original 006 is a Hazy/Juicy Double India Pale Ale that establishes a backbone with American 2-Row barley and “an irresponsible amount of fluffy soft oats,” features an “extremely fruit forward” yeast strain, and receives a “massive Double Dry Hop treatment of [the brewery’s] newest and absolute freshest crops of Galaxy, Nelson Sauvin and Simcoe hops.”  With the hop bill supplying “aromas and flavors of ripe, juicy peaches, cantaloupe rind, white grape juice and papaya jam,” The Original 006 offers a “soft and creamy [mouthfeel] reminiscent of pulpy OJ and has an easy-going piney bitterness and deceiving drinkability for its high 8.7% ABV.”

This latest batch of The Original 006 will officially debut in the Tasting Gallery at TrimTab Brewing at noon on December 31 and is expected to enter distribution 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 the brewery’s distribution footprint in Alabama and Georgia.  Prost!

Vital Information for The Original 006 from TrimTab Brewing

Release – Limited/Light Visions Collection; December 31, 2019
Style – Hazy/Juicy Double India Pale Ale
ABV – 8.7%
Featured Hops – Galaxy, Nelson Sauvin & Simcoe
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans & draft
Distribution – Alabama & Georgia

 

TrimTab Brewing Set for Can Release of Cake Therapy Imperial Stout

TrimTablogoTrimTab Brewing (Birmingham, Alabama) has officially announced that it will hold a Limited Can Release for Cake Therapy Imperial Stout at the brewery on Friday, December 6.

Arriving as the newest slice of happiness to come out of TrimTab Brewing’s Cellar Reserve Series, Cake Therapy is an Imperial Stout “crafted with double chocolate, cinnamon and vanilla icing.”  Coming in at 10% ABV, the decadently sweet Cake Therapy is sure to delight “16 sinfully delicious ounces” at a time.

Cake Therapy will officially release in the Tasting Gallery at TrimTab Brewing on December 6. This Limited Release offering will be available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans.  There is no word at this time as to whether Cake Therapy will see distribution, but past Cellar Reserve Series offerings have turned up at select craft beer-focused establishments located within TrimTab Brewing’s distribution footprint.  Prost!

Vital Information for Cake Therapy from TrimTab Brewing

Release – Limited/Cellar Reserve Series; December 6, 2019
Style – Imperial Stout
ABV – 10%
Added Ingredients – Double chocolate, cinnamon & vanilla icing
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans & draft
Distribution – Brewery Release; limited distribution is possible if supply allows for it

Cherry Street Brewing to Release O.A.S.I.S. Imperial Stout on Black Friday

CherryStreetLogoCherry Street Brewing (Cumming, Georgia) has officially announced that it will hold a Limited Can Release for O.A.S.I.S. Imperial Stout during its Annual Black Friday Kegs N’ Eggs event on November 29.

Brewed to commemorate the 40th birthday of Cherry Street Brewing’s Head Brewer Chris, O.A.S.I.S. (also known as “Old as Shit Imperial Stout“) is a Russian Imperial Stout that has been dosed with “cocoa nibs and vanilla beans soaked in Jeremiah Weed Sarsaparilla Whiskey.” Weighing in at 10.5% ABV, O.A.S.I.S. promises a rich and velvety experience featuring “slight roast notes up front, followed by decadent chocolate in the middle, and a bittersweet vanilla/whiskey finish.”

O.A.S.I.S. Imperial Stout will officially release in the Tap Room at Cherry Street Brewing (5810 Bond St. | Cumming, GA) at 9:30 a.m. on Black Friday (November 29) and will only be available as long as supplies last. This Limited Release offering will be available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans and the brewery will have O.A.S.I.S. t-shirts for sale as well.  O.A.S.I.S. is a tap room exclusive release and is not expected to see distribution.  Prost!

Vital Information for O.A.S.I.S. Imperial Stout from Cherry Street Brewing

Release – Limited; November 29, 2019 (Black Friday)
Style – Russian Imperial Stout
ABV – 10.5% 
IBUs – 58
Added Ingredients – Cocoa nibs and vanilla beans soaked in Jeremiah Weed Sarsaparilla Whiskey
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans
Distribution – None; tap room exclusive

TrimTab Brewing Treats Fans to Crème de la Crème Brûlée Imperial Stout

TrimTablogoTrimTab Brewing (Birmingham, Alabama) has officially announced that it will hold a Limited Can Release for Crème de la Crème Brûlée Imperial Stout on Friday, November 15.

Surfacing as the latest offering to come out of TrimTab Brewing’s Cellar Reserve Series, Crème de la Crème Brûlée is a crème brûlée-inspired Imperial Stout “crafted with vanilla beans, molasses and crème brûlée coffee.”  Weighing in at a sizable 8.7% ABV, Crème de la Crème Brûlée promises to be “16 ounces of decadence.”

Crème de la Crème Brûlée will officially release in the Tasting Gallery at TrimTab Brewing on November 15. This Limited Release offering will be available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans.  At this time, there is no word on whether Crème de la Crème Brûlée will see distribution.  Prost!

Vital Information for Crème de la Crème Brûlée from TrimTab Brewing

Release – Limited/Cellar Reserve Series; November 15, 2019
Style – Imperial Stout
ABV – 8.7%
Added Ingredients – Vanilla beans, molasses & crème brûlée coffee
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans
Distribution – Brewery Release; there is no word on whether this offering will see distribution

 

Heavy Seas Beer Brews Up a Quadruple IPA to Serve as its 24 Anniversary Ale

IMG_0308Heavy Seas Beer (Baltimore, Maryland) has officially announced that it will recognize 24 years of craft brewing with the Limited Release of 24 Anniversary Ale: Quadruple IPA in early December 2019.

Created to be Heavy Seas Beer’s “really big way of saying thank you” to their fans for 24 years of support, 24 Anniversary Ale: Quadruple IPA is a Hazy/Juicy Imperial India Pale Ale brewed with “x4 the hops” – a ridiculous amount of Simcoe, Citra, Galaxy and Enigma hops to be exact.  Weighing in at a rather massive 14% ABV and “bursting with notes of grapefruit, orange and ripe stone fruit,” 24 Anniversary Ale “brings a juiciness to every celebration.”

“Heavy Seas is known for making robust, powerful beers and a wide variety of IPA’s,” says Heavy Seas Brewmaster, Christopher Leonard. “Recently, we’ve also been having a lot of fun with hazy, juicy, hoppy beers that have been well received. So, we decided to put it all together for our 24th Anniversary Ale – a 14% ABV, 75 IBU Hazy ‘Quadrupel’ IPA brewed with oats, wheat and hopped to absurd levels with over four pounds per barrel of Citra, Galaxy, Enigma, and Simcoe. There’s enormous buzz in the brewery about this beer. We can’t wait to get it into the hands of all of our fans!”

24 Anniversary Ale: Quadruple IPA will debut at the 24th Anniversary Party in the Heavy Seas Taproom on December 6 and will enter distribution shortly after the on-site release.  You can expect to find this Limited Release offering available in 16 oz. cans and on draft at select craft beer-focused establishments located in Florida, Maryland, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Indiana, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC, and West Virginia. Prost!

Vital Information for 24 Anniversary Ale: Quadruple IPA from Heavy Seas Beer

Release – Limited; December 6, 2019
Style – Hazy/Juicy Imperial India Pale Ale
ABV – 14%
IBUs – 65
Hops – Simcoe, Citra, Galaxy & Enigma
Malts – 2-Row, Wheat Malt, Flaked Oats & Dextrose
Fun Fact – “The 24 Anniversary Ale label artwork was designed by, Chris Gipple, co-founder of Nightshift Creative and designer for Infinite Rot. Chris will be the new local Baltimore artist the brewery will begin working with in 2020. For 2019, local artist, Owen Murphy of One Drop Design Studio, designed both the 23rd Anniversary Ale label and all labels for the brewery’s 15 Barrel Brewhouse taproom exclusive can releases.”
Availability – 16 oz. cans & draft
Distribution – Florida, Maryland, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Indiana, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington, DC, & West Virginia

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