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

Angry Chair Brewing & Cannibal Corpse Collaborate on Follow the Blood Dry Irish Stout

Angry Chair Brewing (Tampa, Florida) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Follow the Blood, a Dry Irish Stout brewed in collaboration with the Death Metal pioneers at Cannibal Corpse, on November 5, 2021.

Carefully crafted “for crushing at shows, with friends, while performing séances, or whenever you prefer,” Follow the Blood is a Dry Irish Stout brewed with “100% Irish base malt, chocolate, and pale chocolate.” A “classic crushing beer” through and through, Follow the Blood offers “notes of chocolate, heavy double bass, clean roast and screaming guitar riffs.”

Follow the Blood (available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans and on draft) will debut at Angry Chair Brewing (6401 N Florida Ave. | Tampa, Florida) on Friday, November 5 and will hang around only as long as supplies last. Follow the Blood will not see distribution. Prost!

Vital Information for Follow the Blood from Angry Chair Brewing & Cannibal Corpse

Release – Limited; November 5, 2021
Style – Dry Irish Stout
ABV – ???
Fun Fact – On the label artwork: “We were very pleased to have Vince Locke in the mix, who created all the infamous Cannibal Corpse album artwork on board to do this label for us.”
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. can & draft
Distribution – None. Brewery only

Duke’s Mayo & Champion Brewing Collaborate on Family Recipe Vienna Lager

Champion Brewing Company (Charlottesville, Virginia) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Family Recipe, a special collaboration project with the icon that is Duke’s Mayonnaise, on August 20, 2021.

Named to honor “Duke’s mayo founder Eugenia Duke’s legendary recipe,” Family Recipe is a Vienna-style Lager “made with Vienna malt, Magnum, and Saaz hops.” Coming in at 5.1% ABV, Family Recipe was developed specifically to be “the perfect lager to pair with the south’s favorite sandwich – a mouthwatering, Duke’s-slathered BLT.”

“The spirit of this collaboration truly encapsulates the Duke’s brand – it’s bold, southern, and a little saucy,” said Duke’s Brand Marketing Manager of Mayohem, Rebecca Lupesco. “Champion has perfected the art of beer and food pairings with Family Recipe – sun-ripened, juicy tomatoes, crispy bacon, lots of Duke’s mayo, and a refreshing sipping beer is basically what summertime is made for.”

Champion owner Hunter Smith said, “I am inspired by the legacy and loyalty commanded by the Duke’s brand, plus it’s the only mayo that is used in our restaurants, so it only made sense to collaborate. We think we’ve created a beverage that celebrates the southern heritage of our respective products.”

Family Recipe will debut in Champion’s Tap Room on Friday, August 20 and will enter distribution shortly after the on-site release. You can expect to find this Limited Release at select craft beer-focused establishments located within Champion’s distribution footprint in Virginia and North Carolina. Prost!

Vital Information for Family Recipe from Champion Brewing Company & Duke’s Mayonnaise

Release – Limited; August 20, 2021
Style – Vienna Lager
ABV – 5.1%
IBUs – 27
Malt – Vienna
Hops – Magnum & Saaz
Fun Fact – “The name, Family Recipe, is a nod to Duke’s mayo founder Eugenia Duke’s legendary recipe, which she developed in 1917 in Greenville, S.C. Every jar of Duke’s Real Mayonnaise is still made today with Duke’s original family recipe.”
Availability – 16 oz. cans & draft
Distribution – Virginia & North Carolina

TrimTab Brewing Sets the Groove with Limited Release of Satin Steel DIPA

TrimTab Brewing (Birmingham, Alabama) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Satin Steel DIPA at noon on Friday, August 6.

The latest release in TrimTab’s Light Visions Collection of rotating New England-inspired Hazy IPAs and DIPAs, Satin Steel is a Hazy/Juicy Double India Pale Ale featuring “fresh Enigma and Mosaic hops.” Coming in at 9% ABV, Satin Steel DIPA is “smooth in taste and heavy on the hops.”

Satin Steel DIPA will debut at TrimTab Brewing at noon on August 6 and will 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 TrimTab’s distribution footprint in Alabama and Georgia. Prost!

Vital Information for Satin Steel DIPA from TrimTab Brewing

Release – Limited/Light Visions Collection; August 6, 2021
Style – Hazy/Juicy Double India Pale Ale
ABV – 9%
Featured Hops – Enigma & Mosaic
Fun Fact – “TrimTab Brewing is now available in SURROUND SOUND!! Scan any can of Satin Steel and enjoy a playlist that will keep you groovin while you’re boozin.”
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans & draft
Distribution – Alabama & Georgia

TrimTab Brewing Adds Flotation Device to Beach Club Series

TrimTab Brewing (Birmingham, Alabama) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Flotation Device on Wednesday, July 7.

Dropping as the latest cocktail-inspired offering to come out of TrimTab’s Beach Club Series, Flotation Device is a Fruited Sour Ale featuring additions of “tropical Pink Guava, juicy sweet Tangerine, and happy hour sea salt.” Coming in at 7.5% ABV, Flotation Device is here to help you gently coast through summer.

Flotation Device – available in 16 oz. cans and on draft – will hit the Tasting Gallery at TrimTab Brewing at noon on July 7 and will hang around only as long as supplies last. Like other Beach Club offerings, you can expect to find Flotation Device at select craft beer-focused establishments located in Alabama and Georgia shortly after the on-site release. Prost!

Vital Information for Flotation Device from TrimTab Brewing

Release – Limited/Beach Club Series; July 7, 2021
Style – Fruited Sour Ale
ABV – 7.5%
Featured Ingredients – Pink guava, tangerine & sea salt
Availability – 16 oz. cans & draft

Sideward Brewing Co. Begins Limited Release of Divebomb Pale Ale

Sideward Brewing Co. (Orlando, Florida) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Can Release of Divebomb, a Pale Ale with Lemon Zest, on Thursday, July 1.

Conceptualized by Sideward’s assistant brewer, Squirrel, and inspired by his obsession with falcons, Divebomb is an American Pale Ale featuring “more modern citrus-focused hop varieties and some lemon zest.” Coming in at 5.6% ABV, Divebomb is the perfect beer to crush while googling random facts about avian species.

Divebomb – available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans and on draft – will hit Sideward Brewing Co. at noon on July 1 and will hang around only as long as supplies last. Divebomb is a brewery release and there is no word at this time as to whether or not it will see distribution. Prost!

Vital Information for Divebomb from Sideward Brewing Co.

Release – Limited; July 1, 2021
Style – American Pale Ale
ABV – 5.6%
Added Ingredients – Lemon zest
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans & draft
Distribution – None. Brewery only

WeldWerks Brewing Set to Release Cans of Watermelon Cotton Candy Sour

WeldWerks Brewing (Greeley, Colorado) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Can Release of Watermelon Cotton Candy Sour on Friday, June 18.

Developed to conjure up memories of “all-day State Fairs or evening carnivals,” Watermelon Cotton Candy is a Sour Wheat Ale brewed with cotton candy, milk sugar and watermelon juice. These ingredients come together to create the following ride for your senses:

“The cotton candy adds that indulgent sweet flavor, while the milk sugar rounds it out with a soft and fluffy mouthfeel (just like the beloved childhood treat – cotton candy!). The watermelon adds an almost juicy-fruit character but still maintains all the natural juiciness of fresh, crisp watermelon.”

Coming in at 4.6% ABV, Watermelon Cotton Candy is sure to get your mouth watering.

Watermelon Cotton Candy is scheduled to release at Weldwerks Brewing on June 18 (limit of six 4-packs per person) and will enter distribution during the week of June 21. You can expect to find this Limited Release available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans at select craft beer-focused establishments located throughout the brewery’s distribution territory. Prost!

Vital Information for Watermelon Cotton Candy Sour from WeldWerks Brewing

Release – Limited; June 18, 2021
Style – Sour Wheat Ale
ABV – 4.6%
Added Ingredients – Cotton candy, milk sugar/lactose & watermelon juice
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans
Beer Finder – https://findthebeer.weldwerks.com/

Escape Brewing Announces Return of Juiced Up Sour Ale

Escape Brewing Company (Trinity, Florida) has officially announced that Juiced Up is back this week for a Limited Can Release.

Back to stake its claim as “the sour of the summer,” Juiced Up is a Berliner Weisse dosed with copious amounts of passionfruit, red dragon fruit, oranges, lemons and lactose. Coming in at an easy-drinking 4.5% ABV, Juiced Up is a “vaycay staple” that demands a spot in your cooler all summer long.

Juiced Up – available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans – hit the taproom at Escape Brewing on June 10 and will hang around only as long as supplies last. There is no word at this time as to whether or not Juiced Up will see distribution. Prost!

Vital Information for Juiced Up from Escape Brewing Company

Release – Limited; June 10, 2021
Style – Berliner Weisse
ABV – 4.5%
Added Ingredients – Passionfruit, red dragon fruit, orange, lemon & lactose
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans

Magnanimous & Gatlin Hall Brewing Collaborate on Infinite Mirror DIPA

Magnanimous Brewing (Tampa, Florida) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Can Release of Infinite Mirror, a Double IPA brewed in collaboration with Gatlin Hall Brewing (Orlando, Florida), on Friday, June 11.

A fun collab to welcome Gatlin Hall to the Florida craft beer community, Infinite Mirror is a Hazy/Juicy Double India Pale Ale double dry-hopped with Mosaic, Kohatu, & Wai-iti hops. Coming in at 8.5% ABV, this tropical juice bomb is exactly how Tampa beer lovers should be introduced to Gatlin Hall.

Infinite Mirror – available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans and on draft – will drop at Magnanimous Brewing on June 11 and will hang around only as long as supplies last. Infinite Mirror is a brewery only release and will not see distribution. Prost!

Vital Information for Infinite Mirror from Magnanimous Brewing & Gatlin Hall Brewing

Release – Limited; June 11, 2021
Style – Hazy/Juicy Double India Pale Ale
ABV – 8.5%
Featured Hops – Mosaic, Kohatu & Wai-iti
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans & draft
Distribution – None. Brewery only

Forecast at Tampa Bay Brewing Co. Calls for Tropical Depression

Tampa Bay Brewing Co. (Tampa, Florida) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Tropical Depression IPA on Saturday, June 12.

Dropping just in time to carry us all through the always interesting Florida hurricane season, Tropical Depression is a Hazy/Juicy India Pale Ale boasting a blend of Galaxy, Citra Cryo, and Cryo-Pop hops. Coming in at 7% ABV, Tropical Depression is a “Cat 5 Flavor-cane of candied pineapple, sticky mango, and warm toasted coconut and tangerine flavors.”

Tropical Depression IPA – available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans and on draft – will hit Tampa Bay Brewing Co.’s Ybor and Westchase taprooms on June 12 and will hang around only as long as supplies last. There is no word at this time as to whether or not this Limited Release will see distribution. Prost!

Vital Information for Tropical Depression IPA from Tampa Bay Brewing Co.

Release – Limited; June 12, 2021
Style – Hazy/Juicy India Pale Ale
ABV – 7%
Featured Hops – Galaxy, Citra Cryo & Cryo-Pop
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans & draft