Hidden Springs Ale Works Goes Extreme with Limited Release of Brawndo Rush

HiddenSpringslogoHidden Springs Ale Works (Tampa, Florida) has officially announced that it will begin the Limited Can Release of Brawndo Rush on Tuesday, May 19.

Dropping as Hidden Springs Ale Works’ newest “thirst mutilator” in cans, Brawndo Rush is a purple, “sports drink”-inspired Berliner Weisse that is “grape-y . . . and ready to go extreme sporting with you.”  Meant to be the pinnacle of “X-tremeeeee” refreshment, Brawndo Rush is here to remind you that “water is for toilets!”

Brawndo Rush will officially release in the Tasting Room at Hidden Springs Ale Works (1631 N. Franklin St. | Tampa, Florida) on May 19 and you can secure your cans by using one of the following three methods:

  • Order Online – 4-packs of Brawndo Rush will be available on Hidden Springs’ website beginning at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, May 19 (orders must be picked up on same day)
  • Call the Brewery – Beginning at 11:30 a.m. on May 19, you can call Hidden Springs at 813.226.BREW to place your order for Brawndo Rush (orders must be picked up on same day)
  • Walk-In Order – Show up at Hidden Springs Ale Works from Noon to 7 p.m. on May 19 and grab your cans Brawndo Rush the old-fashioned way . . . just “be cool + respect the 6ft rule⁠”

Brawndo Rush will have availability in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans ($18 each) and limits are set at six 4-packs per person (proxies will be allowed).  Brawndo Rush is a brewery exclusive release and is not expected to see distribution. Prost!

 

TBBW 2020 Event: Bottle Release of Empty Devils Collaboration from Hidden Springs Ale Works & Voodoo Brewery

HSAWVoodooTo properly set the Friday the 13th vibe during Tampa Bay Beer Week 2020, Hidden Springs Ale Works (Tampa, Florida) has officially announced that it will host a Limited Bottle Release for Empty Devils, a Double Barrel-aged Imperial Stout brewed in collaboration with Voodoo Brewery (Meadville, Pennsylvania), at 9 a.m. on Friday, March 13.

Surfacing from the depths of darkness to “take everything from you,” Empty Devils is an Imperial Stout aged in W.L. Weller and Woodford Reserve Double Oaked barrels with “pounds of Ugandan vanilla beans and toasted coconut” added.

The Empty Devils bottle release will take place at Hidden Springs Ale Works (1631 N. Franklin St. | Tampa, Florida) at 9 a.m. on Friday, March 13. Bottles will be $30 each and the brewery will announce the bottle limit 15 minutes before opening. Cash is preferred, but cards will be accepted.

A few things to keep in mind if you plan to attend this bottle release:

  • The Empty Devils bottle release will also double as a Tap Takeover with Voodoo BreweryVoodoo’s beers will be available when the doors open at 9 a.m. until they are gone
  • Full pours only during this event (no flights)
  • Parking is available up and down Franklin St. (before the I-275 overpass), on Henderson just west of Tampa, and on 7th Ave. There are also paid lots located across the street from the brewery and under the I-275 overpass. Hidden Springs Ale Works is not responsible for towed vehicles
  • Once you are in line, make sure that you hug the wall so that foot traffic will not be affected on the sidewalks
  • Above all, please be respectful of the brewery’s neighbors and be sure that you pick up after yourself

Just about any bottle release at Hidden Springs Ale Works is a guaranteed sell out, but you can expect Empty Devils to be in even higher demand because hordes of stout lovers will be in town for Tampa Bay Beer Week. If you wish to get your hands on this infernal collaboration between Hidden Springs and Voodoo, make sure you hit that line early on Friday the 13th so that you make the cut on the final head count . . . and don’t forget to come thirsty because you need to hang around to enjoy some killer beers from Voodoo Brewery once you secure your bottle(s).  Prost!

TBBW 2020 Event: Double Barrel Fluffer Nutter Black Aggie Bottle Release at Hidden Springs Ale Works

HiddenSpringslogoHidden Springs Ale Works (Tampa, Florida) has officially announced that it will hold its annual Tampa Bay Beer Week release of Double Barrel Fluffer Nutter Black Aggie at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 12.

Sure to be one of the more highly sought-after bottles released during Tampa Bay Beer Week 2020, Double Barrel Fluffer Nutter Black Aggie is a double barrel-aged Imperial Stout that has embraced the unholy alliance that is peanut butter and marshmallow.  Weighing in at a sinister 13% ABV, Double Barrel Fluffer Nutter Black Aggie will have you succumbing to the darkness in no time.

The Double Barrel Fluffer Nutter Black Aggie bottle release will take place at Hidden Springs Ale Works (1631 N. Franklin St. | Tampa, Florida) at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 12. Bottles will be $30 each and the brewery will announce the bottle limit 15 minutes before opening. Cash is preferred, but cards will be accepted.

A few things to keep in mind if you plan to attend this bottle release:

  • Double Barrel Fluffer Nutter Black Aggie will be available on draft when the Tasting Room at Hidden Springs opens at 11 a.m.
  • Since this bottle release will coincide with an Omnipollo Tap Takeover at Hidden Springs on the same day, “Omnipollo’s magical goods will [also] be available at 11 a.m. until they are gone”
  • Parking is available up and down Franklin St. (before the I-275 overpass), on Henderson just west of Tampa, and on 7th Ave. There are also paid lots located across the street from the brewery and under the I-275 overpass. Hidden Springs Ale Works is not responsible for towed vehicles
  • Once you are in line, make sure that you hug the wall so that foot traffic will not be affected on the sidewalks
  • Above all, please be respectful of the brewery’s neighbors and be sure that you pick up after yourself

Just as it does every year, Double Barrel Fluffer Nutter Black Aggie will act as a bright beacon to the majority of beer fans that will be in town celebrating Tampa Bay Beer Week 2020, and it is safe to assume that this Limited Release will sell out quickly.  If you are one of the many that hope to land one of these highly-coveted bottles, make sure that you grab a spot in line early on March 12 and hope that Black Aggie deems you worthy when the official head count is conducted.  Good luck out there, folks.  Prost!

TBBW 2020 Event: J&B 20/20 IPA Can Release, a Jug & Bottle Dept. & Hidden Springs Ale Works Collaboration

JugBottleHSAWJug & Bottle Dept. (Tampa, Florida) has officially announced that it will be breaking out the good stuff for Tampa Bay Beer Week 2020 when it hosts a Limited Can Release for J&B 20/20, a supremely classy malt beverage brewed in collaboration with Hidden Springs Ale Works (Tampa, Florida), at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10.

The result of Hidden Springs Ale Works and Jug & Bottle Dept.’s mutual aspiration to create “a malt beverage worthy of its own chain,” J&B 20/20 is a double dry-hopped India Pale Ale featuring “Sabro and Vic Secret hops as well as a healthy dose of blue spirulina.”  Although the spirulina does not contribute any flavor, this pivotal ingredient “does impart a shade of blue similar to everyone’s favorite neon blue gas station wine.”  That’s right . . . J&B 20/20 is a DDH IPA that is both hazy AND blue.

Cans of J&B 20/20 will officially release at Jug & Bottle Dept. (6203 N Florida Ave. | Tampa, Florida) at 5 p.m. on March 10 and will also be available at Hidden Springs Ale Works shortly after this event.  Quantities of J&B 20/20 are incredibly limited, and this special collaboration release will only be available at Jug & Bottle Dept. and Hidden Springs Ale Works as long as supplies last. Prost!

 

Hidden Springs Ale Works Revives In Between Dreams for Bottle Release

HiddenSpringslogoHidden Springs Ale Works (Tampa, Florida) has officially announced that it will hold a Limited Bottle Release for the 2020 batch of In Between Dreams on Saturday, February 8.

Back to “take you on a journey into the depths of your deepest, darkest, most pastry sweet nightmares,” In Between Dreams is a Barrel-aged Imperial Stout with chocolate and hazelnut. Coming in at 12% ABV, In Between Dreams is guaranteed to make a lasting impression that will keep you up at night.

The bottle release for In Between Dreams will take place at Hidden Springs Ale Works (1631 N. Franklin St. | Tampa, Florida) at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 8. 22 oz. bottles of In Between Dreams will cost $30 each and the brewery will announce the bottle limit 15 minutes prior to opening. Cash is preferred, but cards will be accepted.

A few things to keep in mind if you plan to attend this bottle release:

  • Parking is available up and down Franklin St. (before the I-275 overpass), on Henderson just west of Tampa, and on 7th Ave. There are also paid lots located across the street from the brewery and under the I-275 overpass. Hidden Springs Ale Works is not responsible for towed vehicles
  • Once you are in line, make sure that you hug the wall near the door on Henderson so that foot traffic will not be affected on the sidewalks
  • Above all, please be respectful of the brewery’s neighbors and be sure that you pick up after yourself

In Between Dreams will not see distribution and – just like its debut release in 2019 – is expected to draw a sellout crowd. If you wish to get lost in a bottle of In Between Dreams, make sure that you add this Saturday to your alarm clock schedule and are in line by the final head count.  Good luck and sweet dreams.  Prost!

Vital Information for In Between Dreams from Hidden Springs Ale Works

Release – Limited; February 8, 2020
Style – Imperial Stout
ABV – 12%
Added Ingredients – Chocolate & hazelnut
Treatment – Barrel-aged
Availability – 22 oz. bottles ($30 per bottle)
Distribution – None. Brewery-only release

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Artwork for In Between Dreams created by Arielle Katarina Illustration

Hidden Springs Ale Works Braces for Return of Cat Kong

HiddenSpringslogoHidden Springs Ale Works (Tampa, Florida) has officially announced that it will hold a Limited Bottle Release for Cat Kong, a Barrel-aged Imperial Stout brewed in collaboration with Felinious Hops, in its tasting room at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 11.

Fluffy, adorable and boasting all the menacing indifference you would expect from a “domesticated” feline, Cat Kong is a Barrel-aged Imperial Milk Stout with toasted coconut, graham crackers, marshmallows and chocolate.  Weighing in at a beastly 12% ABV, Cat Kong is all about that “coconutty s’mores goodness.”

The bottle release for Cat Kong will take place at Hidden Springs Ale Works (1631 N. Franklin St. | Tampa, Florida) at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 11. 22 oz. bottles of Cat Kong will cost $30 each and the brewery will announce the bottle limit 15 minutes prior to opening. Cash is preferred, but cards will be accepted.

A few things to keep in mind if you plan to attend this bottle release:

  • Parking is available up and down Franklin St., on Henderson just west of Tampa, and on 7th Ave. There are also paid lots located across the street from the brewery and under the I-275 overpass
  • Once you are in line, make sure that you hug the wall near the door on Henderson so that foot traffic will not be affected on the sidewalks
  • Above all, please be respectful of the brewery’s neighbors and be sure that you pick up after yourself

Cat Kong is a brewery exclusive release and will not see distribution.  Like most kitties you are lucky enough to cross paths with, Cat Kong is only going to be around as long as it wants to be.  If wish to get a hold of a bottle, just make sure that you are in line by the final head count on Saturday morning. Prost!

Vital Information for Cat Kong from Hidden Springs Ale Works

Release – Limited; January 11, 2020
Style – Imperial Milk Stout
ABV – 12%
Added Ingredients – Toasted coconut, graham crackers, marshmallows & chocolate
Treatment – Barrel-aged
Availability – 22 oz. bottles
Distribution – None. Brewery exclusive release

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Hidden Springs Ale Works & 3 Sons Brewing Co. Collaborate on Moby Thiccc

HiddenSprings3SonsHidden Springs Ale Works (Tampa, Florida) has officially announced that it will hold a Limited Bottle Release for Moby Thicc, a Barrel-aged Imperial Stout brewed in collaboration with 3 Sons Brewing Company (Dania Beach, Florida), in its tasting room on Saturday, December 7.

Specifically created for the most seasoned white whale hunters out there in the craft beer community, Moby Thicc is a Barrel-aged Imperial Stout featuring toasted coconut, chocolate and almonds.  Weighing in at a massive 13% ABV, Moby Thicc promises to offer an experience similar to an Almond Joy.

The bottle release for Moby Thicc will take place at Hidden Springs Ale Works (1631 N. Franklin St. | Tampa, Florida) at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 7. 22 oz. bottles of Moby Thiccc will cost $30 each and the brewery will announce the bottle limit 15 minutes prior to opening. Cash is preferred, but cards will be accepted.

A few things to keep in mind if you plan to attend this bottle release:

  • Parking is available up and down Franklin St., on Henderson just west of Tampa, and on 7th Ave. There are also paid lots located across the street from the brewery and under the I-275 overpass
  • Once you are in line, make sure that you hug the wall near the door on Henderson so that foot traffic will not be affected on the sidewalks
  • Above all, please be respectful of the brewery’s neighbors and be sure that you pick up after yourself

Moby Thiccc is a brewery exclusive release and will not see distribution.  Like all white whales worth hunting, Moby Thiccc will be elusive and disappear just as quickly as it appears.  If you wish to get your hands on a bottle of this beast, just make sure that you are in line by the final head count on Saturday morning. Prost!

Vital Information for Moby Thiccc from Hidden Springs Ale Works & 3 Sons Brewing Company

Release – Limited; December 7, 2019
Style – Imperial Stout
ABV – 13%
IBUs – 20
Added Ingredients – Toasted coconut, chocolate & almonds
Treatment – Barrel-aged
Availability – 22 oz. bottles
Distribution – None. Brewery exclusive release

Hidden Springs Ale Works Schedules Bottle Release for March of the Damned

HiddenSpringslogoHidden Springs Ale Works (Tampa, Florida) has officially announced that it will hold a Limited Bottle Release for March of the Damned Barrel-aged Imperial Stout in its Tasting Room at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 26.

Here to expose Hidden Springs Ale Works fans to a bit of the infernal just in time for Halloween, March of the Damned is a Barrel-aged Imperial Stout with churros and vanilla added. Just as warm and dark as hell, March of the Damned “wants to lead you down into the depths of darkness.”

The bottle release for March of the Damned will take place at Hidden Springs Ale Works (1631 N. Franklin St. | Tampa, Florida) at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 26. Bottles will cost $30 each and the brewery will announce the bottle limit 15 minutes before opening. Cash is preferred, but cards will be accepted.

A few things to keep in mind if you plan to attend this bottle release:

  • March of the Damned WILL NOT be available on draft during this release, but the Tap Room will be open and pouring “some extra rad stuff”
  • This event will also feature limited edition merch (details to come)
  • Parking is available up and down Franklin St., on Henderson just west of Tampa, and on 7th Ave. There are also paid lots located across the street from the brewery and under the I-275 overpass
  • Once you are in line, make sure that you hug the wall near the door on Henderson so that foot traffic will not be affected on the sidewalks
  • Above all, please be respectful of the brewery’s neighbors

March of the Damned will not see distribution and is sure to draw sellout crowds during its release.  If you wish to do the dance macabre with a bottle of March of the Damned this Halloween Season, just make sure that you are in line by the final head count on Saturday morning. Prost!

Hidden Springs Ale Works Releases Details on Mega Drop 3.4 Bottle & Can Release

HiddenSpringslogoOn Saturday, September 21 at 11 a.m., Hidden Springs Ale Works (Tampa, Florida) will unload Mega Drop 3.4, a Limited Release event featuring three bottled variants of Black Aggie Imperial Stout and an insane amount of various releases in cans.

Are things getting a little sparse in your beer fridge?  Do you feel your pastry boi/bae status slipping away due to a lack of Pastry Stout in your life? If one or both of these conditions apply to you, fear not because Hidden Springs Ale Works is coming through for you in a big way with their Mega Drop 3.4 on September 21.  Truly the most mega of drops ever to be dropped at Hidden Springs, Mega Drop 3.4 will feature the following ten – yeah, TEN – releases (descriptions sourced directly from the brewery’s Facebook page):

The Bottles

  • Barrel-aged Birthday Cake Black Aggie – Cuz it isn’t a party without that classic, spongy yellow cake that’s busting at the seams with chocolate + vanilla⁠.  $30 per bottle
  • Barrel-aged Devil’s Food Cake Black Aggie – It’s dense & fudgy with literal pounds of chocolate, vanilla + bright, sweet raspberries⁠.  $30 per bottle
  • Barrel-aged Mexican Cake Black Aggie – It’s sugar & spice, & not a thing nice as it coats your insides with cinnamon, ancho chiles, deep chocolate + sweet vanilla⁠.  $30 per bottle

The Cans

  • Brawndo – “Sports Drink” Berliner (finally making a can debut just in time to commemorate our 4th year in Tampa Heights).  $18 per 4-pack of 16 oz. cans
  • Riot Juice – Blackberry + Lime Berliner with Vanilla & Milk Sugar.  $16 per 4-pack of 16 oz. cans
  • Man Child – Peanut Butter & Jelly Berliner.  $18 per 4-pack of 16 oz. cans
  • No Bake – Cherry Cheesecake Berliner brewed in collaboration with Finback Brewery.  $18 per 4-pack of 16 oz. cans
  • Kazhbier – Crispy Czech Pilsner.  $12 per 4-pack of 16 oz. can
  • Ninja Dust – A brand-new Double Dry-hopped Double IPA with El Dorado + Galaxy hops.  $18 per 4-pack of 16 oz. cans
  • Ezra the Lion – IPA with Citra hops *BONUS: this beer helps kids beat cancer. Proceeds benefit Beat Nb, driving childhood cancer clinical trials in over 45 hospitals.  $16 per 4-pack of 16 oz. can

**Cases of cans will be available for $90 per brand/per case**

All of the bottles and cans listed above will release at Hidden Springs Ale Works (1631 N. Franklin St. | Tampa, Florida) at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 21. Any limits will be announced 15 minutes prior to the start of the release. Cash is preferred (it keeps the line moving), but cards will be accepted.

A few more things to keep in mind if you plan to attend this Mega Drop:

  • Parking is available up and down Franklin St., on Henderson just west of Tampa, and on 7th Ave. There are also paid lots located across the street from the brewery
  • Once you are in line, make sure that you hug the wall near the door on Henderson so that foot traffic will not be affected on the sidewalks
  • Above all, please be respectful of the brewery’s neighbors. Pick up after yourself and do not leave empty bottles and cans behind on the sidewalk, street, etc.

Do not sleep on Mega Drop 3.4 because the majority of these releases will undoubtedly sell out on September 21.  If you want/need these beers in your life (and who doesn’t?), make sure that you are in line no later than the final head count on Saturday morning.  Good luck out there and happy Mega Drop Day to you all.  Prost!

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Hidden Springs Ale Works & Mikerphone Brewing Collaborate on Maple Marauders

HSAWMikerphoneHidden Springs Ale Works (Tampa, Florida) has officially announced that it will release Maple Marauders, a barrel-aged collaboration with Mikerphone Brewing (Elk Grove, Illinois), at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 31.

Here to remind you that you can have your breakfast and drink it too, Maple Marauders is a Barrel-aged Imperial Stout with chocolate and “enough maple to make Canada cry.”  Weighing in at a massive 12% ABV, Maple Marauders can be enjoyed on its own or with an unreasonably tall stack of pancakes (you know . . . for dipping and/or sopping).

Bottles of Maple Marauders will release alongside Peanut Butter & Jealous (click here for more info) at Hidden Springs Ale Works (1631 N. Franklin St. | Tampa, Florida) at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 31. Each bottle of Maple Marauders will cost $30 and the brewery will announce the bottle limit 15 minutes before opening. Cash is preferred, but cards will be accepted.

A couple things to keep in mind if you plan to attend this bottle release:

  • Maple Marauders and Peanut Butter & Jealous WILL NOT be available on draft during the release on August 31
  • Parking is available up and down Franklin St., on Henderson just west of Tampa, and on 7th Ave. There are also paid lots located across the street from the brewery
    Once you are in line, make sure that you hug the wall near the door on Henderson so that foot traffic will not be affected on the sidewalks
  • Above all, please be respectful of the brewery’s neighbors

Maple Marauders will not see distribution and – like all bottle releases at Hidden Springs – is expected to sell out rather quickly. If you are at all interested in landing a bottle of this collaboration brew, make sure that you are in line no later than the final head count. Good luck out there, folks. Prost!