Category: New Releases
Montmorency and Balaton are cherry varieties from Michigan that are prized for their tartness. It stands to reason, then, that the sour seekers at Jester King would use these little nuggets to tart up one of their creations. Honestly, this fruit lends itself perfectly to this sour ale. They take a pale base sour and age it in oak, then referment it with about 4 pounds of cherries per gallon of batch. That’s a lot of cherries man. But thank god for it, cuz this beer is goooo-oooood.
C: Cartoonish raspberry with a slight haze
A: Cherry, leather, and tart funk
T: Tangy with light cherry and berry flavors
F: Tart, dry finish with light lingering berry
B: Light to medium
New England Style IPA #002 is brewed with Citra and Mosaic hops. It’s an unfiltered, hazy IPA with notes of mango, peach and grapefruit. It has a medium body and smooth mouthfeel.
“The idea behind Braxton Labs is to push the envelope on new innovative styles and listen to what our customers really want,” said Evan Rouse, Braxton Brewing Company COO. “New England IPAs are extremely popular right now, and our Lead Innovation Brewer, Zac Boehnke, and team truly knocked it out of the park with Braxton Labs’ first New England IPA. I can assure you this version is just as good — if not better. We are excited to get these cans in your hands.”
Braxton Labs’ first New England IPA quickly became its most popular beer selling out in less than two weeks. Given its popularity, the brewing team decided that they wanted to can a beer to get more beer in more customers’ hands.
Check out more about the New England style ipa ‘Haze Craze’ here.
Saint Arnold Bishop’s Barrel series is both adored and lamented. Adored because of the creativity and deliciousness of this inspired line of barrel-aged brews, and lamented because it’s just gone so dang fast. Half the battle is knowing when and where to get it. Fret no longer, BIFB has got you covered.
For some, music is a part of our everyday lives. It can inspire the emotion and creativity that drives some of the most talented artists and creators. The creatives at B&O Play, a high end line of Bluetooth speakers and heaphones from Danish electronics maker Bang & Olufsen, have teamed up with the brewing masters of Mikkeller to create Beobrew – a beer that is infused with music, of all things. Read More
Victory Brewing Company’s flagship beer Golden Monkey has done its job of giving the brewery a certain notoriety among the craft inclined. A few years ago, they decided their standard Belgian-style Tripel could do with some barrel-aging. That’s when something amazing happened.
The lowly brown ale rarely gets the love it deserves, what with a new fangled IPA being released every other day. Well, this Imperial Brown Ale demands attention, and man is it worthy.