November 20, 2017 – America’s craft brewers just never take a break, or so it seems with their seasonal releases that keep on coming. The winter months get their own special brews and below is a list of recent releases.
Stone Brewing of Escondido, CA:
is debuting a new seasonal release of Vengeful Spirit IPA. Brewed at the company’s Richmond, Virginia location, this release features pineapple and mandarin orange. Available now in 6-packs of 12 ounce cans with an ABV of 7.3 percent. Brewery tours are available in Escondido, CA, Richmond, VA and Berlin, Germany.
Dogfish Head Brewery, Milton, DE:
has released Pennsylvania Tuxedo, formerly available only in the brewpub. The beer salutes the hardy flannel-clad hunters in the backwoods with its grassy citrus and resin flavors. It is brewed with spruce tips from the forests of north-central Pennsylvania and Georgetown, DE. It is 8.5 percent ABV and available wherever Dogfish Head is distributed in six-packs and 12-ounce bottles. Dogfish Head has also released a variety pack of IPAs for the Holiday Season. The pack contains three bottles each of four IPAs: 60 Minute; 90 Minute; Indian Brown Dark plus the fourth that is a special blend of 60 Minute and syrah grape must.
Coronado Brewing, San Diego, CA:
has announced a limited release of Black Forest Cake imperial stout in the Coronado Collection. After aging for five months in bourbon barrels, cherries, cocoa and vanilla bean were added. Sounds like Black Forest Cake! The ABV is nine percent and it is available on tap and 22-ounce bottles in their distribution area.
Oskar Blues Brewery, Longmont, CO:
released a barrel-aged version of its Ten FIDY Imperial Stout earlier this month. Aged in Buffalo Trace and Heaven Hill bourbon barrels for eight months, this beer clocks in at 12.9 percent ABV. Available on draft and in 19.2 ounce cans nationally.
Upslope Brewing Co., Boulder, CO:
has released two limited-edition Holiday Season beers: Christmas Ale is back. The 8.2 percent ABV beer is brewed with holiday spices and dark, dried fruit. Available in four-packs of bright red 12-ounce cans across Colorado, Wyoming, Arizona, New Mexico and Montana for a limited time. Upslope Brewing has two tap rooms in Boulder at Flatiron Park and Lee Hill Road. The latter is featuring Wild Christmas Ale that has been aged for 10 months in rye whiskey barrels. After being soured, the second fermentation is on 1,000 pounds of black raspberries for two months. Visit the Lee Hill tap room to quench your curiosity with a 19.2-ounce can.