New Releases for Week of December 9th

 

AUSTIN EASTCIDERS

Sangria Cider: 4/6C, 1/6

Ready for a fiesta in a can? Our Sangria Cider uses a blend of six fruits including peach, apple, elderberry, lime, cherry, and strawberry for a shareable drink just in time for the holidays. Mix up this pitcher ready cider with a little extra fruit or serve chilled on its own. ABV: 5.0%

 

BELL’S BREWERY

Vanilla Black Note: 6/4

A malty harmony of dark chocolate, espresso and dried fruit notes, aged in freshly retired oak bourbon barrels.  Aimed squarely at stout aficionados, Black Note makes a grand statement about the art of the dark. This version is aged with Madagascar vanilla beans for a sweeter, creamier twist. ABV: 11.3%

 

BREWDOG: HAWKES CIDER

Slam Funk: 4/6C, 1/6

Country cider heads for the Capital. This high scoring blend uses classic cider apples from the orchards of Herefordshire. We funk them up with some Hawkes magic and give them a little metro twist. Sparkling and dry, complex and full-bodied, with a sweet start and a tannic finish. ABV: 6.7%

Doom & Bloom: 4/6C, 1/6

Pressed dessert apples mix it up with the bold flavours of rhubarb and the delicate aromas of strawberry. Light coral in colour and fruity on the palate, the crisp and full-on fruitiness is tempered with a subtle sweetness. ABV: 4.0%

Dead & Berried: 4/6C, 1/6

Urban Orchard gets juiced up. We’ve blended our classic medium dry cider with a selection of mixed red berries. Strawberry, raspberry and blueberry fuse in juicy layers. Smooth bodied with a textured palate and a natural delicate sweetness. ABV: 4.0%

 

CIGAR CITY

Marshall Zhukov’s: 1/6

This Russian Imperial Stout is dedicated to Georgy Zhukov, arguably one of the finest generals of World War II. Opaque black in color, with notes of espresso, chocolate, dark toffee and hints of blackstrap molasses. The English hop varietals provide a subtle herbal dryness, and the beer finishes with a hearty slap of roasty espresso. Pair Marshal Zhukov’s with mushroom solyanka, dark chocolate, cherries and ground wars in Russia. ABV: 11.8%

Cubano Espresso: 1/6

This English-style Brown Ale is brewed with a heap of Cuban-style espresso beans from Tampa’s Buddy Brew Coffee. Lactose and cacao are added as well, creating a bold ale that brings to mind a fine cup of Cuban coffee. ABV: 5.5%

 

OSKAR BLUES

Barrel-Aged Ten FIDY: 1/6

Oskar Blues stuffed Ten FIDY Imperial Stout into bourbon barrels for a minimum of eight months; allowing vanilla, oak, and bourbon flavors to permeate the pitch-black depths of FIDY. During maturation, the FIDY-plus-bourbon flavors mellow into a cool, drinkable, deeply complex brew. ABV: 12.5%

 

 

COLLECTIVE ARTS

Animal Magnetism: 6/4C

Animal Magnetism is an invisible natural force that exists in all living things, or at least so some say.. Well when it comes loving hops and loving each other, Finback and Collective Arts are proof such an attraction must exist! Both breweries are in love with Crosby Hops! For this DIPA, Crosby gave us some of the most beautiful Strata, Amarillo and Comet hops we've ever brewed with. ABV: 8.1%

 

DOMINION

Winter Chills: 4/6

Warm up this season with Winter Chills, a limited release ale with a sweet aroma and caramel malt taste. With a small bite and medium body, this copper colored dry ale leaves a lasting impression, just like a winter chill. ABV: 7.5%

 

DOWNEAST CIDER

Native Cranberry: 6/4C, 1/6

For our newest native release, we went down towards the cape and partnered with old tuck farm. we purchased 28,500 pounds of cranberries from their bog to bring back our cranberry cider. the native series is all about working with single farms, which means we don't have much to go around. ABV: 6.5%

 

FLYING DOG

Shotgun Bang: 4/6

This salt n’ pepper tripel masquerades as well-behaved Belgian table beer. Then it cleans your clock with a blast of spicy peppercorn and pink Himalayan sea salt. Surprise! You just got shotgun banged. ABV: 9.0%

Mint Condition: 4/6, 1/6

A long time ago, a wise man said, “Perfection is an unattainable goal." Then someone else put mint and chocolate together, and boy did he feel stupid. Suck it, wise man. ABV: 7.2%

 

LAGUNITAS

Cherry Jane: 4/6

This sweet tart sour ale is full of Turkish Delight cherries, giving it a puckered up punch of cherry charm, then it's fermented with some Brettanomyces for that extra funky funk. We love you, Cherry Jane. Do ya? ABV: 5.5%

 

NESHAMINY CREEK

Fade to Doppelbock: 6/4C

This is our take on a traditional German ‘double strength’ Bock Lager with a little boost of chocolate love from our friends at Pierre’s of New Hope. Bock beers are known for their deep, rich malt character, and this rendition is no different. Filled to the brim with bready, toasty Munich malt that compliments the notes of toffee, coffee, and sweetness from the single source Ecuadorian chocolate from Pierre’s, Fade to Doppelbock is a smooth ride of high voltage liquid. ABV: 7.0%

Uncommon Knowledge: 6/4C

NEIPA brewed with Flaked Oats, Barley, and Wheat, DDH with Citra, Amarillo, Centennial, and Nugget. ABV: 7.0%

 

DOUGLAS LAING

Big Peat Christmas: 6/750mL

The annual festive limited edition is here - meet Big Peat Christmas 2019! This year, the label depicts our Peaty pal carefully selecting the casks for the recipe on a snowy winter's night on Islay. The unique recipe encompasses "his" favourite Islay Single Malt Scotch Whiskies, delivering a cask strength, smoky snowstorm to honour the ninth Big Peat Christmas bottling. ABV: 53.7%

 

SAUCONY CREEK

Unicorns on a Road Trip: 6/4C

Our next Unicorn cruises on by with a healthy dose of Simcoe, Amarillo, and Motuaka hops. Brewed with the classic hazy juicy flavors in mind. ABV: 5.6%

 

STONE

Jolly Pumpkin: 1/1.5L

Holiday Golden Ale with winter spices giving way to a nutty caramel and subtle juniper flavor with aromas of herbs, spices, and roasted nuts with a rich dark sweetness. ABV: 9.5%

 

BRONX BREWERY

Blockbuster IPA: 9/4C

Our new ‘cross-country IPA,’ Blockbuster. Featuring West Coast hops and an East Coast / hazy style, this one covers the country like a Blockbuster graffiti tag. On the can? One of the masters of blockbuster graffiti himself, TRAP IF.

WANDERING BARMAN

La Nina Margarita: 24/100

Marigold and Kaffir Lime bring a botanical twist to this refined style of Margarita. ABV: 20.0%

 

YARDS

Chocolate Love Stout: 6/4, 1/6, ½

There are stouts. And then there’s Chocolate Love Stout. Brewed with over 200 pounds of Belgian dark chocolate, this deep dark beauty will tantalize and seduce you with its roasty maltiness. As each sip dances about your taste buds, you may even pick up hints of vanilla and caramel. But one thing’s for sure—you’ll definitely feel the love. ABV: 6.9%