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
Wild Leap Brew Co. (LaGrange, Georgia) has officially announced that it is recognizing International Women’s Day with the Limited Release of Too Pure To Be Pink Double IPA, a special collaboration with the Pink Boots Society, during the week of March 9.
Created by women to celebrate women with more than a little inspiration from the iconic Pink Ladies from the musical Grease, Too Pure To Be Pink is a Double India Pale Ale brewed with a special hop blend from Yakima Chief Hops that was hand-selected by members of the Pink Boots Society, a “non-profit organization devoted to promoting the advancement of women in the beer industry, particularly in the craft beer industry.” Consisting of Loral, Azacca, El Dorado and Idaho Gem hops, this hop blend makes Too Pure To Be Pink (8.5% ABV) a “juicy IPA . . . unlike any other Wild Leap release.” Too Pure To Be Pink was “brewed, canned and packaged [by] the hardworking women of Wild Leap.”
“With so many strong women forming the backbone of Wild Leap, it was important to us to develop a beer that celebrates these incredible women, and the timing was perfect.” says Rob Goldstein, Wild Leap’s co-founder and CFO. “The beer finished just in time to package on International Women’s Day!”
Too Pure To Be Pink is available now and will hang around only as long as supplies last. You can expect to find this “extremely” Limited Release available in 6-packs of 12 oz. cans and on draft at select craft beer-focused establishments located within Wild Leap’s distribution footprint in Georgia. Prost!
Vital Information for Too Pure To Be Pink from Wild Leap Brew Co.
Release – Limited; March 9, 2020 Style – Hazy/Juicy Double India Pale Ale ABV – 8.5% IBUs – 46 Featured Hops – Pink Boots Society hop blend from Yakima Chief Hops (Loral, Azacca, El Dorado & Idaho Gem) Fun Fact #1 – On the name of this beer: “Inspired by the musical Grease, Too Pure To Be Pink is a tribute to the Pink Ladies. Known for their pink jackets and tough attitudes, the Pink Ladies played by their own rules. Much like the women of Wild Leap, the Pink Ladies were trailblazers.”
Fun Fact #2 – On the mission behind the beer: “Wild Leap’s support of the Pink Boots Society is geared toward empowering women in brewing through education. For every pound of the Pink Boots hop blend sold, a minimum of three dollars is donated to the Pink Boots Society scholarship fund.” Availability – 6-packs of 12 oz. cans & draft Beer Finder – https://www.wildleap.com/beer-finder/