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Victory Releases Vital IPA

Victory Brewing Company (Victory) is hoppy to introduce Vital IPA, a sharp looking golden IPA with rich aromas of pine, and juicy tropical and luscious stone fruits in easily transportable 12 oz. cans.

Creature Comforts Releases Automatic Pale Ale

Athens, GA — Inspired by the love for Tropicália, and endeavoring to make another hop-forward yet balanced beer, Creature Comforts is about to release its very first American Pale Ale! Automatic is a sessionable pale ale featuring prominent hop flavor and aroma. The Motueka, Mosaic, and Citra hops are used in delicate balance to give… Read more »

Jester King Releases Estival Dichotomous

Austin, TX — We’re excited to introduce 2015 Estival Dichotomous, a farmhouse ale refermented with Texas melons. 2015 Estival Dichotomous is our sixth seasonal saison, and our second inspired by summer. Most seasonal beers are inspired by the time of year in which they’re released, but the Dichotomous series is motivated by our desire to… Read more »

Shmaltz Brewing Announces Return of Holiday Seasonals

Shmaltz Brewing Company is proud to announce the return of its limited-release holiday seasonals, Hanukkah, Chanukah: Pass The Beer Dark Ale and Jewbelation 19® Anniversary Ale. October 2015 also marks the arrival of its latest holiday package, SHTICK IN A BOX New Variety 12-Pack. Candles won’t be the only thing getting lit this holiday season

Brewbound Features: San Diego’s Nopalito Farm & Hopyard

Brewbound Features: San Diego’s Nopalito Farm & Hopyard

Jordan Brownwood sees a bright future in San Diego’s young but nascent hop growing industry. With more than 100 breweries already operational in town, Brownwood, who earlier this year co-founded Nopalito Farm & Hopyard near Escondido, Calif., believes that he and other small suppliers have a clear market, with some local breweries relying more and more on local suppliers.

Deep Ellum Releases Hop Seeker

This is Hop Seeker, the 1st installment of our quarterly IPA series. Hop Seeker is a 100% wet hop ale, meaning we used fresh cut Centennial hops in the initial boil and will use fresh cut Equinox hops in the dry hop!

Hopworks Urban Brewery Releases Organic Abominable Winter Ale

Hopworks Urban Brewery (HUB) announces the release of their cult-classic seasonal offering, Organic Abominable Winter Ale. Abominable emerges from the depths of the brewery every winter, surprising drinkers with a complex floral, spicy and citrus backdrop from organic Cascade, Centennial, Chinook, and Simcoe hops. Munich and caramel malts provide a balanced sweetness. Abominable is 7.3% ABV and 70 IBU.

Alaskan Brewing Releases Heritage Coffee Brown Ale

JUNEAU, Alaska – Alaskan Brewing Company teamed up with Juneau-based Heritage Coffee Roasting Co. to craft a new beer that accentuates the richness of coffee and the smoothness of premium malts. The result is Alaskan Heritage Coffee Brown Ale, the latest of the Pilot Series of beers, available starting in October in 22-ounce bombers and… Read more »

New Belgium Set to Open Asheville Brewery in February

New Belgium Set to Open Asheville Brewery in February

It’s official. New Belgium Brewing will finally open the doors to its Asheville, N.C. brewing facility next February. Brewing in Asheville will commence “later this fall,” and tours of the facility will begin in March, the company said on its website. The opening of a second production brewery also coincides with the company’s 25th anniversary, a celebration for which is scheduled on August 27.

Lucky Envelope Brewing Medals at GABF

Seattle, WA — Lucky Envelope Brewing brought home a Bronze medal at the 2015 Great American Beer Festival® (GABF) competition. Our Helles Lager won the bronze in the Dortmunder/German-Style Oktoberfest category. “We are still in disbelief about winning a GABF medal for our Helles Lager.” says Barry Chan, Brewmaster and Co-Founder of Lucky Envelope. “The… Read more »