Los Angeles, CA — Brew a beer with blueberry and it tastes like blueberry. Brew a beer with raspberry and it tastes like raspberry. Brew a beer with SaazBerry and it tastes like – well, it can only taste like one thing, right? Inspired by the lickable wallpaper from the confectionery cinema classic, SaazBerry is an American ale with a magical blend of Saaz hops, raspberry, blueberry and elderberry. The hops provide an earthy spiciness, while the fruit purée gives it an aroma of freshly picked berries.
This fruity beer will be available year-round throughout Southern California on draft and in 6-packs beginning Monday, September 4th.It will be available at most Ralphs, 7-Eleven, BevMo and Total Wine locations.
This bright violet ale with a fuchsia head has an IBU of 25 and ABV of 4.8%. SaazBerry will be the fifth beer to join Angel City’s year-round family, which includes Angel City IPA, Pilsner, LAger and Citrus Wheat.
“It was about a year ago when we came up with the idea for SaazBerry without any real intention of making a big deal about it. We just loved the concept and loved the name” said Layton Cutler, Head Brewer at Angel City Brewery. “Not long after it was on tap at the Public House, we realized we had a total hit on our hands. We’re thrilled to finally be bringing it outside the brewery.”
Angelenos are invited to step into Angel City’s brew house where dreams become a reality to celebrate SaazBerry at Saaztoberfest, September 16th and 17th 12 pm to 8 pm. This adult Candy Land-meets-Oktoberfest event will feature a sweet treat themed Beer Bazaar, SaazBerry beer cocktails, live music by Munich Boom-Steiners and live mural painting by Cale, the artist behind the mural featured on the SaazBerry 6-pack.
Angel City Brewery brews beer for the greater LA area and beyond at their Downtown based brewery in the heart of the Arts District. The brewery’s Public House features a 19-tap bar that serves an ever-changing roster of classic and newly inspired beer, and is open seven days a week with a full calendar of events ranging from trivia nights to art shows, live music and festivals. The Public House is open Monday-Thursday, 4:00pm – 1:00am, Friday 4:00pm – 2:00am, Saturday 12:00pm – 2:00am and Sunday 12:00pm – 1:00am.
Cale is an artist and designer from Los Angeles, California whose influences range from Leonardo and Michelangelo to modern day graphic design and street art. He has studied under muralist Richard Wyatt, created scenic backdrops for major movie studios, and worked as the Consulting Producer on Oxygen Network’s Street Art throw down. His versatility and creativity drive him to constantly pursue new and more challenging assignments.
About Angel City Brewery
LA is often viewed through a lens of Hollywood, glitz and glamour, but at Angel City we see things differently. Our mission is simple: to shine a light on the eclectic underbelly of what has been referred to as the other LA. Our home in the Downtown Arts District is the center of a cultural revival for the city’s most talented artists, musicians, hustlers, and craftspeople. It’s an LA that’s as creative as it is diverse, and our beer is no exception. Through our beers and hand-chosen partnerships we seek to bring the allure of the Arts District experience to greater LA and beyond. Find Angel City on draft or in 6-packs at bars, restaurants and retail locations throughout California. Visit the Brewery and Public House downtown for a brewery tour, tasting or weekly event, located at 216 Alameda Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012. Angel City Brewery is an A&S Brewing Collaborative brand, a subsidiary of the Boston Beer Company. Angel City Brewery is online at www.AngelCityBrewery.com, on Facebook and on Twitter.