Left Hand Brewing Co. Adds Push Pop Party to Nitro Seasonal Series

PPNcan-webLeft Hand Brewing Co. (Longmont, Colorado) has officially announced that Push Pop Party Nitro will make its Seasonal debut in May 2019.

Meant to conjure up those childhood memories of “when an ice cream truck would sing through your street and your mouth would instantly start watering for a cool push pop treat”, Push Pop Party Nitro is a Hazy Citrus Ale that has “notes of orange and lime, a hint of sweetness, and a silky smooth finish.” Coming in at 5.4% ABV, Push Pop Party Nitro is a refreshing summertime treat that is sure to “[ignite] childlike joy.”

Push Pop Party Nitro is rolling out now and is scheduled to stick around through June 2019.  You can expect to find this Seasonal offering available in 4-packs of 13.65 oz. cans and on draft at select craft beer-friendly establishments located in Alabama, Florida, Colorado and throughout the rest of Left Hand Brewing Co.’s distribution area.  Prost!

Vital Information for Push Pop Party Nitro from Left Hand Brewing Co.

Release – Nitro Seasonal Series, May – June 2019
Style – Undisclosed Ale
ABV – 5.4%
IBUs – 11
Malt – 2-Row & CaraFoam
Hops – CTZ
Added Ingredients – Lactose, Mandarin Oranges & Limes
Availability – 4-packs of 13.65 oz. cans & draft
Beer Finder – http://lefthandbrewing.com/beer-finder/

 

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Left Hand Brewing Co. Adds Flamingo Dreams Nitro to Year-Round Portfolio

unnamed - 2019-03-25T183608.943Left Hand Brewing Co. (Longmont, Colorado) has announced that Flamingo Dreams Nitro, a Berry Blonde Ale, will officially launch as the brewery’s newest Year-Round offering in late March 2019.

Arriving as Left Hand’s ” daring new nitro ale”, Flamingo Dreams is a pink-hued Blonde Ale that has been infused with black currant and raspberry.  Coming in at an easy-drinking 4.7% ABV, Flamingo Dreams promises to be “a refreshing change from the ordinary with a berry burst, frisky zing and a nitro glide that’ll bring out your vibrant side.”

Flamingo Dreams is rolling out now and Left Hand Brewing Co. will host an official release party for this beer in its Tasting Room on March 30.  You can find this new Year-Round offering available in 4-packs of 13.65 oz. cans and on draft at craft beer-friendly retailers, bars and restaurants located in Alabama, Florida, Colorado and throughout the rest of Left Hand’s 42-state distribution area.  Prost!

Vital Information for Flamingo Dreams from Left Hand Brewing Co.

Release – Year-Round, launching late March/early April 2019
Style – Blonde Ale
ABV – 4.7%
IBUs – 11
Malts – Pale 2-Row & CaraFoam
Hops – CTZ
Added Ingredients – Black currant & raspberry 
Availability – 4-packs of 13.65 oz. cans & draft
Beer Finder – http://lefthandbrewing.com/beer-finder

Left Hand Brewing Co. Adds Raspberry Milk Stout to Seasonal Lineup

LHRMSlogoLeft Hand Brewing Co. (Longmont, Colorado) has officially announced that Raspberry Milk Stout, the brewery’s newest Seasonal offering, is releasing just in time for Valentine’s Day.

Arriving as the newest variant of Left Hand’s award-winning Milk Stout CO2, Raspberry Milk Stout combines “roasted coffee notes . . . with raspberries and chocolate malt for a liquid, raspberry truffle-like experience.”  The “dark and delicious” Raspberry Milk Stout comes in at 5.7% ABV.

Raspberry Milk Stout is rolling out now and is scheduled to hang around through April 2019.  You can expect to find this new Seasonal release available in 6-packs of 12 oz. cans and on draft at craft beer-friendly retailers, bars and restaurants located in Alabama, Florida, Colorado and throughout the rest of Left Hand Brewing Co.’s distribution area.  Prost!

Vital Information for Raspberry Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing Co.

Release – Seasonal, February – April 2019
Style – Milk Stout
ABV – 5.7%
IBUs – 23
Malts – Pale 2-Row, Crystal, Munich, Roasted Barley, Flaked Oats, Flaked Barley & Chocolate
Hops – Magnum & US Goldings
Added Ingredients – Raspberries & Lactose
Availability – 6-packs of 12 oz. cans & draft
Beer Finder – http://lefthandbrewing.com/beer-finder/

Left Hand Brewing Releases 2019 Beer Lineup

Flamingo Dreams - LOGO (300 ppi)-01 (1)After wrapping up its first 25 years of “righteous independence” in craft brewing, Left Hand Brewing Co. (Longmont, Colorado) is taking its first step into its next quarter century with the announcement of its 2019 Beer Lineup.

As is the norm with all beer calendar-related posts around here, we have published Left Hand Brewing Co.’s full 2019 Beer Lineup below for you to pore over at your own pace.  With that said, we do have details on some of the new Left Hand brews headed your way in 2019 . . . so let’s knock those out real quick:

  • Flamingo Dreams Nitro will join Left Hand’s Year-Round portfolio in 2019.  This new brew is “a Blonde Ale with raspberries and blackcurrants that pours a striking pink. At 4.7% ABV, it’s super smooth and refreshing with a berry burst, frisky zing and nitro glide that will bring out your vibrant side, especially poolside.”
  • Introduced in 2018 as a Limited Release, Wheels Gose ‘Round – “a 4.4% ABV lemon and raspberry Gose that was brewed to raise awareness for Bike MS, Team Left Hand and to support the National MS Society” – will also be added to the Year-Round lineup.
  • Left Hand’s Nitro Seasonal Series will have two new additions in 2019: Push Pop Party Nitro |a Hazy Citrus Ale (April – June); and White Russian Nitro |”the dude’s beer of choice” (July – September).
  • The brewery will also treat its fans to two new, seasonally released variants of its award-winning Milk Stout CO2: Raspberry Milk Stout (February – April) and Peanut Butter Milk Stout (November – December).

That should just about cover all the pertinent information on the new releases, but there is still quite a bit of exciting information left for you to discover on the document below.  Study it well and get yourself fully prepared for all the Left Hand goodies headed your way in 2019.  Prost!

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Left Hand Brewing Co. Introduces Blackcurrant Nitro

BCNcan-webLeft Hand Brewing Company (Longmont, Colorado) has officially released Blackcurrant Nitro as the second offering from its Seasonal Nitro Series.

Developed to be “the yin to the Milk Stout Nitro yang”, Blackcurrant Nitro is a “super smooth” Cream Ale that has obviously been introduced to a healthy dose of blackcurrant.  This powerful berry supplies the light bodied base beer with a ruby red color and a refreshing level of tartness.  Weighing in at 4.7% ABV, Blackcurrant Nitro is “the ultimate crushable summer nitro beer” that you can enjoy “right from the can for warm weather adventures on the go or watch the vibrant nitro cascade when poured into a glass.”

Blackcurrant Nitro is available now and will hang around through July of 2018.  You can expect to find this new Seasonal offering available in 4-packs of 13.65 oz. cans and on draft (nitro) at craft beer establishments located in Alabama, Florida, Colorado and throughout the rest of Left Hand’s 41-state distribution footprint.  Prost!

Vital Information for Blackcurrant Nitro from Left Hand Brewing Company

Release – Seasonal Nitro Series, May – July 2018
Style – Cream Ale
ABV – 4.7%
IBUs – 11
Malts – Pale 2-Row & CaraFoam
Hops – CTZ
Added Ingredients – Blackcurrant 
Availability – 4-packs of 13.65 oz. cans & draft (nitro)
Beer Finder – http://lefthandbrewing.com/beer-finder/

Peach Beerllini Radler Makes Seasonal Debut for Left Hand Brewing Co.

PBR-Can-webLeft Hand Brewing Company (Longmont, Colorado) has officially released Peach Beerllini Radler as its new summer Seasonal offering.

Created as a beer-focused twist on the Peach Bellini cocktail, Peach Beerllini Radler is a “light and refreshing effervescent concoction” that is made with pale malts and “230 barrels of peach puree” (for those interested in the math, that means “approximately a half a peach worth of puree” is in each can).  This incredibly peach-heavy recipe yields a 4.1% ABV Radler that has an aroma that is “all peaches, like millions of peaches”, and a flavor that is “slightly sweet from the sugars in the peaches, but not cloying.”

Peach Beerllini Radler is available now and has plans to hang around through July of this year.  You can expect to find this new Seasonal offering available in 6-packs of 12 oz. cans and on draft at craft beer establishments located in Alabama, Florida, Colorado and throughout the rest of Left Hand Brewing Co.’s 41 state distribution footprint.  Prost!

Vital Information for Peach Beerllini Radler from Left Hand Brewing Company

Release – Seasonal, May – July 2018
Style – Radler
ABV – 4.1%
IBUs – 8 
Malts – Pale 2-Row
Hops – Varies
Added Ingredients – Peach puree 
Availability – 6-packs of 12 oz. cans & draft
Beer Finder – http://lefthandbrewing.com/beer-finder/

Craft Brewers Nationwide Collaborate on Epic Bottle Auction For ‘We Are Stoneman Douglas’ Charity Event

50 vintage and rare signed bottles from over two dozen breweries will auction online to raise funds for victims’ families and survivors of the tragic Parkland, FL shooting.

 

OAKLAND PARK, FL (April 5, 2018) – Following the horrific events at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida this past February, brewers from across the country are coming together to offer assistance and support to those affected most. Over two dozen brewers nationwide have donated rare and vintage bottles of beer — many of which are signed by owners, founders, and head brewers from companies such as Stone Brewing, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., Dogfish Head Craft Brewery, and more — in what has become an epic and unique lot of craft beer for the ages.

This lot is being auctioned online via the We Are Stoneman Douglas site (https://one.bidpal.net/wearemsd, click “Auction Items” on menu) with proceeds benefiting the Broward Education Foundation’s Marjory Stoneman Douglas fund. One hundred percent of all funds generated by this project will directly benefit the families of victims, survivors, and those affected by this tragedy. A second lot of signed barrel-aged and vintage beers from Funky Buddha Brewery, and a private dinner for 30, will also be auctioned.

This online auction (with over 50 other incredible auction items) is being organized by the Parkland Golf & Country Club located in Parkland, FL with assistance from Funky Buddha Brewery in Oakland Park, Florida. Individuals can bid on the online auctions through Sunday, April 8th. Due to regulations, these bottle lots will be available for local pickup only.

“This has been an amazing show of support and solidarity from brewers around the country, most of whom signed on and contributed unbelievable beers within minutes,” says Ryan Sentz, co-founder of Funky Buddha Brewery and Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School graduate. “Although this tragedy was horrific beyond words, we can take heart in the incredible response from the community and others that shows we have the strength and bravery to rise above it and make a true difference in people’s lives.”
 
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**Editor’s Note: The writers at Mashing In typically prefer to write their own content, but we all decided it was best to immediately post this press release verbatim due to its important subject matter and the timely nature of this auction.**

Left Hand Brewing Co. Introduces Juicy Goodness as New Year-Round

Juicy Goodness CanLeft Hand Brewing Co. (Longmont, Colorado) has officially announced that it is adding another new offering to its Year-Round portfolio with the April release of Juicy Goodness Dry-Hopped Golden Ale.

Arriving as Left Hand’s third new Year-Round brew of 2018, Juicy Goodness is an American Golden Ale “brewed with Azacca and Ekuanot hops and dry-hopped with Mosaic.”  Clocking in at just 5.5% ABV and “bursting with juicy tropical and citrus notes”, Juicy Goodness is meant to be “hoppy and light with a tingly mouthfeel and fruity hop characteristics—perfect for the hophead and hop-averse.”

“Bright, citrus hops explode in the bouquet and on the palate of this slightly hazy and low bitterness golden ale,” said Matt “Truck” Thrall, Left Hand’s Director of Brewing. “Juicy Goodness was brewed for those times when you want an abundance of hops, but not a lot of alcohol or bitterness.”

Juicy Goodness is rolling out now with availability in 6-packs of 12 oz. cans and on draft.  You can look for this new Year-Round to be on shelves and taps at craft beer-friendly establishments located in Alabama, Florida, Colorado and throughout the rest of Left Hand Brewing Co.’s 41 state distribution footprint.  Prost!

Vital Information for Juicy Goodness from Left Hand Brewing Co.

Release – Year-Round, launching April 2018
Style – American Golden Ale
ABV – 5.5%
IBUs – 29
Malts – Pale 2-Row, Wheat & Acidulated Barley
Hops – Azacca, Ekuanot & Mosaic
Fun Fact – On the new Year-Round brews from Left Hand Brewing Co.: Juicy Goodness “is the third new year-round beer released in 2018, following previous releases of Left Hand IPA and Death Before Disco Porter.”

Availability – 6-packs of 12 oz. cans & draft
Beer Finder – http://lefthandbrewing.com/beer-finder/

Left Hand Brewing’s Chai Milk Stout Nitro Makes Seasonal Debut

unnamed (14)Left Hand Brewing Co. (Longmont, Colorado) has announced that Chai Milk Stout Nitro is hitting shelves and taps now as the Quarter 1 release in the brewery’s Nitro Seasonal Can Series.

For the inaugural run of their Nitro Seasonal Can Series, the folks at Left Hand Brewing have decided to lead with a beer that proved to be a fan-favorite at their annual Nitro Fest this past November: Chai Milk Stout Nitro.  This new offering starts with a base of Left Hand’s “infamous Milk Stout and nitrogen cascade” and laces it with “a custom blend of cloves, ginger and intensely flavored spices.”  The base Stout’s sweetness acts as a balancing counterpoint to the spices, ultimately leaving its drinker with a pleasant and quaffable chai experience.

Fresh off the canning line, Chai Milk Stout Nitro will be hitting distribution any day now with plans to hang around through April.  You can expect to find this new Seasonal at select craft beer establishments located in Alabama, Florida, Colorado and throughout the rest of Left Hand Brewing’s vast distribution area.  Prost!

Vital Information for Chai Milk Stout Nitro from Left Hand Brewing Co.

Release – Seasonal/Nitro Can Series, January – April 2018
Style – Milk Stout
ABV – 5%
IBUs – 22
Added Ingredients – Chai spice mixture (A custom blend of cloves, ginger and intensely flavored spices)
Availability – 4 -packs of 13.65 oz. cans & draft
Beer Finder – http://lefthandbrewing.com/beer-finder/

Left Hand Brewing Sheds Some Light on its 2018 Beer Lineup

Lefthandkegs_editedLeft Hand Brewing Company (Longmont, Colorado) recently came forward to release a jam-packed 2018 Beer Lineup Calendar that is more than worthy of the brewery’s upcoming 25th Anniversary.

You all know the drill by now.  We have posted Left Hand Brewing Company’s full 2018 Beer Lineup below for you peruse at your convenience.  Since 2018 does mark Left Hand’s 25th year of brewing, we do feel inclined to go over a few of their exciting, upcoming releases before sending you directly to that calendar.  We promise to keep this brief:

  • Left Hand will introduce four new Year-Round offerings in 2018: Juicy Goodness Dry-Hopped Golden Ale, Left Hand IPA, Death Before Disco Porter, & Colorful Colorado Pale Ale.  Outside of select Mixed Packs, Colorful Colorado Pale Ale will only be available in the brewery’s home state of Colorado.  The remaining new Year-Rounds will see full distribution alongside award-winning, perennial mainstays like Milk Stout and Polestar Pilsner.
  • The brewery will introduce a Seasonal line of smooth nitro-perfected styles in 2018.  Releases will include Chai Milk Stout Nitro, Blackcurrant Cream Ale Nitro, Belgian Dubbel Nitro & Wake Up Dead NitroThese offerings will be packaged in 4-packs of 13.65 oz. cans
  • The brewery will add “a variety of new seasonal and limited cans intended to please the palate with culinary and cocktail-inspired flavors. MS Gose Away, a perfectly salty and lightly sour beer with raspberries and lemon peel will debut in late spring, Peach Beerllini Radler will be just-in-time for the hot summer months and a pepper porter with chipotle and other mild peppers will liven up your mood come winter.”
  • Left Hand plans to release a 25th Anniversary 22oz bomber in September, but exact details on this beer are not yet available.  Stay tuned for more info on this one.

That glosses over the highlights that we wanted to cover, but there are still plenty of beers left to discover on the calendar below.  Be sure to give it a good once over so that you know what beers you will be raising in 2018 to honor Left Hand Brewing Company’s 25th Anniversary.  Prost!

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