3 Floyd’s relaunched their Dark Lord Day website today with all of the important information leading up to April 30th. Tickets for Dark Lord Day will go on sale March 5th at Noon, and will be $200 (limit 2). Keep in mind that $200 gets you not only admission, but 4 bottles of Dark Lord, 1 bottle of a rare Dark Lord variant, and tote bag with $40 in food and drink vouchers. #3Floyds #DLD2016 #DarkLordDay
Mikerphone is releasing two new bombers today, Feb. 26th. First is Batch #2 of their Double Milk Stout One Man Wrecking Machine (a Guster song). This beer was released in cans last year and is brewed with Cocoa Nibs, Toasted Coconut, and Bourbon Vanilla Beans. The second beer is the previous mentioned S’more Cowbell, a Stout w/ Graham Cracker, Cocoa Nibs, Vanilla Marshmallows, and Honey.
Still to come in the next few weeks from Mikerphone is G Funk Era, a Golden Ale fermented with 2 Saison yeast strains, 3 Brettanomyces cultures, & Lactobacillus, then aged in wine puncheons on Grapefruit, and an Imperial version of their sought after Smells Like Bean Spirit.
Spiteful has announced that they will be pouring samples of their new Oatmeal Stout, Backside Congrats, at The 2016 Polar Beer Fest tomorrow, Feb. 26th at Rock Bottom. Backside Congrats is a 6.3% ABV Oatmeal Stout with vanilla and cinnamon.
Polar Beer Fest will feature 20 local breweries pouring winter strong ales. #BasksideCongrats #SpitefulBrewing #PolarBeerFest
What, you weren’t asking for more spiked soda from, the not so small, Small Town Brewery? Well, you got it. No longer based in Wauconda, IL, the brewery feels the need to trick not so aware beer drinkers with a 4.1% ABV Vanilla Cream “Ale” coming this Spring. #NotBeer #SmallTown #NotYourFathers
Off Color announced today that they will be releasing a limited amount of Coffee Dino S’Mores through their bottle shop on Saturday, March 5th. This year’s variant will feature coffee from Metric Coffee.
Reservations for spots to purchase this beer will open on Feb. 28th at 1pm here. Customers will be able to purchase up to four 2-Packs of these coveted 12oz bottles for $8 per pack.
New Belgium is releasing a new Imperial IPA called Botanical on March 7th. This draft only IIPA is brewed with Bravo, Cascade, Sterling and Willamette hops with Spring botanicals like basil, sage, and juniper added. #NewBelgium #ImperialIPA #Botanicals
Brewer Jerry Nelson’s Hubbard’s Cave released the Maple Variant of their solid Imperial Stout yesterday. This adds to the already available Vanilla, Chocolate & Raspberry, and Coffee variants. For their Maple Stout, Hubbard’s Cave not only added Maple, but they hiked up the ABV from 9.7% on the previous releases to a big 11.4%. #HubbardsCave #ImperialStout #ChicagoBeer
Watch Brewmaster Jared Jankoski discuss the merits of Goose Island’s latest offering the 5.1% ABV Four Star Pils.
Off Color has collaborated with The Field Museum for the second to create a Chicha inspired beer called Wari (4.0% ABV). The beer utilizes Peruvian purple corn and schinus molle berries (aka pink peppercorn). Chicha is maize based beverage found in Central and South America that is typically fermented into make a corn beer. Wari will be released at The Field Museum on March 3rd and will find its way to stores in the following week. #OffColor #Wari #CornBeer