Almanac released a new beer into the world this week. Tropical Galaxy begins with their farmhouse-brett base beer and then adds mangoes, lime and coconut all into oak foedres. The combination is then dry-hopping of Australian Galaxy Hops.
Off Color announced today that their next bottle release will take place on June 24th. On that day, at their Bottle Shop, they will be releasing two new beers. QingMing is a 9.5% ABV Chang style malt beverage brewed with rice, honey, fruits, and botanicals. It was inspired by artifacts discovered during archaeological digs in Taixi and a Changzikou tomb dating from the Late Shang/Western Zhou Dynasties circa 1600-722 bce, this a modern recreation of Chang.
Market Rate is brewed annually but has not been bottled until this year. This is a 5.8% American Wild Ale aged in Wine Barrels with Green Strawberries.
Maplewood Brewing will release Husky Pants: Chapter 2 tomorrow, June 9th. They will be holding a release event at Beer Temple from 4pm to 8pm. The original Husky Pants was a 9% ABV New England Style DIPA, and a part of Maplewood’s “Juice” Series.
Middle Brow released a new 6% ABV hazy “Illinois IPA” this week called Sells Out. This IPA is hopped with Lemondrop & El Dorado. #MiddleBrow #SellsOut
Pipeworks will be releasing the next installment in their “Fish” series, Arowana, over the weekend. Arowana is a 9.5% ABV Double IPA brewed with peaches, honey, and Citra hops. #Pipeworks
Mikerphone will be releasing their new Double Dry-hopped DIPA, Say Uhh!, today and their new Watermelon Berliner Weisse, Blind Watermelon, tomorrow.
This week beer giant Anheuser Busch announced that they had acquire Ashville, NC brewery Wicked Weed. The brewery, focusing on West Coast style hoppy ales, open fermented Belgian beers and Barrel-Aged Sours, was founded five years ago by Walt and Luke Dickinson. The acquisition is a part of Anheuser Busch’ strategy to establish a cache of craft brews under its The High End group.
Mikerphone will be releasing a new variant of their 9.5% ABV Double Milk Stout Innocent Criminal. Previous batches include Blackberry and Raspberry, and the batch being released tomorrow, June 1st, is brewed with Maple.
The brewery is also currently brewing a new 8% ABV Double IPA called Haze Through The Meheen.
Pipeworks released a new beer at their Dojo over the weekend that should see distro this week. Baklabot is a 9% ABV Baklava inspired beer with honey, pistachios, lemon, and toasted coconut. #Pipeworks
Noon Whistle will be releasing the next installment in their “Gummy” Series on Thursday, May 25th. Gummypocalypse is a 8.2% ABV New England Style IPA and will be available on draft and for the first time in the series in 4-packed cans. #NoonWhistle