Hi-Wire Brewing Adds Elated Winter IPA to Seasonal Lineup

Hi-Wire Brewing (Asheville, North Carolina) has officially announced that Elated Winter IPA will join the brewery’s Seasonal portfolio in late October 2021.

Developed to give your wintertime sipping a healthy dose of hops, Elated Winter IPA is an American India Pale Ale that uses Michigan Chinook and Idaho 7 hops to create “pine and citrus peel notes . . . that are perfectly balanced by sticky caramel and toasted bread flavors from a carefully crafted malt bill.” Coming in at 6.1% ABV, Elated Winter IPA is “fit for fireside snuggling or snow day exploration.”

Elated Winter IPA is scheduled to debut on October 23 and will hang around through the winter months. You can expect to find this Seasonal offering available in 6-packs of 12 oz. cans and on draft at select craft beer-focused establishments located within Hi-Wire’s distribution footprint in North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Ohio, Kentucky, Alabama, Virginia and Indiana. Prost!

Vital Information for Elated Winter IPA from Hi-Wire Brewing

Release – Seasonal; launching October 23, 2021
Style – American India Pale Ale
ABV – 6.1%
Featured Hops – Michigan Chinook & Idaho 7
Availability – 6-packs of 12 oz. cans & draft
Distribution – North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Ohio, Kentucky, Alabama, Virginia & Indiana
Beer Finder – https://hiwirebrewing.com/beer-finder/

Hi-Wire Brewing Releases New Summer Treat – Orange Creamsicle Sour Smoothie

Hi-Wire Brewing (Asheville, North Carolina) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Orange Creamsicle Sour Smoothie in mid-May 2021.

Crafted to embody all that is good about summer, Orange Creamsicle Sour Smoothie is a Smoothie-style Sour Ale “brewed with 100 lbs per barrel of tangerines plus orange peel, vanilla, and lactose.” Coming in at 5.5% ABV, Orange Creamsicle Sour Smoothie is an “orange and cream-colored delight [that] is super tart yet balanced by sweet vanilla accompanied by electric citrus aroma sweet via orange peel.”

Orange Creamsicle Sour Smoothie dropped at Hi-Wire’s Asheville locations on May 14 and is actively hitting distribution now. You can expect to find this Limited Release available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans at select craft beer-focused establishments located in Alabama, North Carolina, Tennessee and throughout the rest of Hi-Wire’s distribution footprint. Prost!

Vital Information for Orange Creamsicle Sour Smoothie from Hi-Wire Brewing

Release – Limited/Sour Smoothie Series; May 14, 2021
Style – Smoothie-style Sour Ale
ABV – 5.5%
Added Ingredients – 100 lbs. per barrel of tangerines plus orange peel, vanilla & lactose
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans
Beer Finder – https://hiwirebrewing.com/beer-finder/

Hi-Wire Brewing Sends Mexican Hot Chocolate 10W-40 Out for Another Limited Release

Hi-Wire Brewing (Asheville, North Carolina) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of its highly coveted Mexican Hot Chocolate 10W-40 in mid-March 2021.

Back to bring the fire that pairs beautifully with the rising temperatures of spring, Mexican Hot Chocolate 10W-40 is an Imperial Stout “brewed with chocolate, vanilla, cinnamon, Pasilla & Carolina Reaper peppers, and lactose.” Coming in at 8% ABV, Mexican Hot Chocolate 10W-40 proves to be an “extra special batch of [Hi-Wire Brewing’s] illustrious stout [that] is sweet, creamy, and balanced by a creeping heat.”

Mexican Hot Chocolate 10W-40 officially released on March 12 and will be available only as long as supplies last. 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 Hi-Wire’s distribution footprint in Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, and Virginia. Mexican Hot Chocolate 10W-40 is also available now in Hi-Wire Brewing’s online shop for shipment to 35 states. Prost!

Vital Information for Mexican Hot Chocolate 10W-40 from Hi-Wire Brewing

Release – Limited; April 12, 2021
Style – Imperial Stout
ABV – 8%
Added Ingredients – Chocolate, vanilla, cinnamon, Pasilla & Carolina Reaper peppers, and lactose
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans & draft
Online Store – https://shop.hiwirebrewing.com/
Distribution – North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Ohio, Kentucky, Alabama, Indiana & Virginia
Beer Finder – https://find.hiwirebrewing.com/

Hi-Wire Brewing Expands Sour Smoothie Series with Release of Blackberry Cobbler

Hi-Wire Brewing (Asheville, North Carolina) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Blackberry Cobbler Sour Smoothie in mid-February 2021.

Inspired by the dessert of the same name, Blackberry Cobbler Sour Smoothie is a Tart Wheat Ale loaded down with 100lbs of blackberries per barrel and then dosed with “the perfect amount of cinnamon and vanilla.” Coming in at 5.5% ABV, the “tart and jammy yet balanced and smooth” Blackberry Cobbler Sour Smoothie is guaranteed to “take you back to dinner at Grandma’s.”

Blackberry Cobbler Sour Smoothie dropped at Hi-Wire’s Asheville locations on February 12 and will hit the brewery’s other taprooms and distribution any day now. You can expect to find this Limited Release available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans at select craft beer-focused establishments located in Alabama, North Carolina, Tennessee and throughout the rest of Hi-Wire’s distribution footprint. Prost!

Vital Information for Blackberry Cobbler Sour Smoothie from Hi-Wire Brewing

Release – Limited/Sour Smoothie Series; February 12, 2021
Style – Smoothie-style Sour Ale
ABV – 5.5%
Added Ingredients – Blackberries, cinnamon & vanilla
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans
Beer Finder – https://find.hiwirebrewing.com/

Hi-Wire Brewing Continues Smoothie Sour Series with Release of Chocolate Raspberry

Hi-Wire Brewing (Asheville, North Carolina) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Chocolate Raspberry Sour Smoothie on Friday, January 22.

Dropping as the seventh release in Hi-Wire Brewing’s Sour Smoothie Series, Chocolate Raspberry Sour Smoothie is an “ultra-fruited” Sour Ale that “combines a hefty amount of fresh raspberries with a decadent dose of cacao nibs.” Coming in at 5.5% ABV, Chocolate Raspberry Sour Smoothie “delivers on bold chocolate-covered raspberry flavors with a smooth and creamy finish.”

Chocolate Raspberry Sour Smoothie will hit Hi-Wire’s Asheville taprooms and online beer shop on January 22, and full distribution will follow shortly after that date. You can expect to find this Limited Release available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans at select craft beer-focused establishments located in Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Ohio, Kentucky, Virginia and Indiana. Prost!

Vital Information for Chocolate Raspberry Sour Smoothie from Hi-Wire Brewing

Release – Limited/Sour Smoothie Series; January 22, 2021
Style – Smoothie-style Sour
ABV – 5.5%
Featured Ingredients – Raspberries & cacao nibs
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans
Distribution – Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Ohio, Kentucky, Virginia & Indiana

Hi-Wire Brewing Stuns with Limited Release of Raspberry WOW!

Hi-Wire Brewing (Asheville, North Carolina) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Raspberry WOW! on Friday, October 9.

Specifically crafted for those times when “life calls for more,” Raspberry WOW! is an Imperial Wheat Ale that marries “a strong wheat backbone” with 15 pounds of raspberries per barrel. Coming in at 9% ABV, Raspberry WOW! “finishes way too clean for its own good.”

Raspberry WOW! drops at Hi-Wire Brewing’s Asheville taprooms and online beer shop on October 9 and is scheduled to hit the brewery’s full distribution and Durham and Knoxville taprooms shortly after that date. You can expect to find this Limited Release available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans at select craft beer-focused establishments located in Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Kentucky, Ohio and Virginia. Prost!

Vital Information for Raspberry WOW! from Hi-Wire Brewing

Release – Limited/Specialty; October 9, 2020
Style – Imperial Wheat Ale/Wheatwine
ABV – 9%
Added Ingredients – 15 lbs. of raspberries per barrel
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans
Beer Finder – https://hiwirebrewing.com/find-our-beer/


Festbier Joins Hi-Wire Brewing’s Local Lager Series

Hi-Wire Brewing (Asheville, North Carolina) has officially announced that it will continue its Local Lager Series, “a lineup featuring some of [the brewery’s] favorite lager styles while utilizing North Carolina-sourced ingredients,” with the mid-September release of Festbier.

Crafted to be the “more quaffable, easy-drinking version of the brewery’s 2016 Great American Beer Festival Gold Medal Winning Zirkusfest Oktoberfest,” Festbier is an Oktoberfest-style Lager “brewed with Ursprung Fest Malt from North Carolina’s Epiphany Craft Malt.” Coming in at 5.8% ABV, Festbier is a “crisp and pleasant lager [that] has a balanced malt character with an aroma reminiscent of fresh-baked bread.”

Festbier is available now at Hi-Wire Brewing’s Asheville and Durham taprooms and online beer shop, and it will soon hit the brewery’s Knoxville location and full distribution area. You can expect to find this Limited Release available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans at select craft beer-focused establishments located in Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Kentucky, Ohio and Virginia. Prost!

Vital Information for Festbier from Hi-Wire Brewing

Release – Limited/Local Lager Series; September 18, 2020
Style – Festbier
ABV – 5.8%
Featured Malt – Ursprung Fest Malt from Epiphany Craft Malt
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans
Beer Finder – https://hiwirebrewing.com/find-our-beer/

Hi-Wire Brewing Brings the Decadence with Limited Release of Triple Chocolate 10W-40

Hi-Wire Brewing (Asheville, North Carolina) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release of Triple Chocolate 10W-40 Imperial Stout in early September 2020.

Dropping as the newest offering to come out of Hi-Wire Brewing’s “sweet lineup of over-the-top imperial stouts,” Triple Chocolate 10W-40 is an Imperial Stout featuring additions of cocoa powder, cacao nibs, chocolate malt, vanilla and lactose. Weighing in at 8% ABV, Triple Chocolate 10W-40 is “just dripping with dark, delicious decadence, and it’s begging for some fireside sipping.”

Triple Chocolate 10W-40 is available now at Hi-Wire Brewing’s Asheville and Durham taprooms and online beer shop, and it will soon hit the brewery’s Knoxville location and full distribution area. You can expect to find this Limited Release available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans at select craft beer-focused establishments located in Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Kentucky, Ohio and Virginia. Prost!

Vital Information for Triple Chocolate 10W-40 from Hi-Wire Brewing

Release – Limited/10W-40 Series; early September 2020
Style – Imperial Stout
ABV – 8%
Added Ingredients – Cocoa powder, cacao nibs, chocolate malt, vanilla & lactose
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans
Beer Finder – https://hiwirebrewing.com/find-our-beer/

Hi-Wire Brewing’s Zirkusfest Oktoberfest Lager Makes Seasonal Return

Hi-Wire Brewing (Asheville, North Carolina) has officially announced that it will begin the Seasonal Release of its award-winning Zirkusfest Oktoberfest Lager in early August 2020.

Awarded a Gold Medal in the German-style Märzen Category at the 2016 Great American Beer Festival, Zirkusfest is a traditional Märzen that uses Munich malt to provide “upfront biscuity and honey flavors that fade into a dry finish.” Coming in at 6% ABV, Zirkusfest “boasts all the flavors one wants in a rich Oktoberfest lager without the heavy finish.”

Zirkusfest is available now at Hi-Wire’s Asheville and Knoxville taprooms and online beer shop, and it will soon hit the brewery’s Durham taproom and full distribution area. You can expect to find this Seasonal release available in 6-packs of 12 oz. cans and on draft at select craft beer-focused establishments located in Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Kentucky, Ohio and Virginia. Prost!

Vital Information for Zirkusfest Oktoberfest Lager from Hi-Wire Brewing

Release – Seasonal; August – October 2020
Style – Märzen/Oktoberfest
ABV – 6%
IBUs – 25
Featured Malts – Munich
Hops – Hallertau Tradition
Yeast – German Lager
Availability – 6-packs of 12 oz. cans & draft
Beer Finder – https://hiwirebrewing.com/find-our-beer/

Hi-Wire Brewing Sends Cryo DIPA Out for Limited Release

Hi-Wire Brewing (Asheville, North Carolina) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Release Cryo Double IPA in mid-July 2020.

Developed to showcase “pioneering [cryo hop] technology from Yakima Chief Hops,” Cryo is a “big sticky” Double India Pale Ale “brewed with Citra hops and Cascade cryo pellets.” Coming in at 9% ABV, Cryo Double IPA has “very dank and tropical hop notes with the firm bitterness one needs to back up distinctive melon, grapefruit, and sweet citrus flavors.”

Cryo Double IPA debuted at Hi-Wire’s Asheville taproom locations and in its online store on July 17, and is scheduled to hit all other Hi-Wire locations and full distribution in the coming days. You can expect to find this Limited Release available in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans at select craft beer-focused establishments located within the brewery’s distribution footprint in Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Ohio and Kentucky. Prost!

Vital Information for Cryo Double IPA from Hi-Wire Brewing

Release – Limited; July 17, 2020
Style – Double India Pale Ale
ABV – 9%
Featured Hops – Cascade Cryo & Citra
Fun Fact – Cryo Hops® are “the concentrated lupulin of whole-leaf hops” and are “designed to provide intense hop flavor and aroma… without introducing astringent flavors or vegetative material,” according to Yakima Chief Hops.
Availability – 4-packs of 16 oz. cans
Online Beer Shop – https://shop.hiwirebrewing.com/
Distribution – Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Georgia, Ohio & Kentucky