Craft Beer News Roundup: Avery,Cigar City,Moylans and More
Wachusett Brewing has just released their Milk Stout for this year. It’s clocked in at 5.8% and 28 IBUS. You’ll be able to find these in 22 oz. bombers where Wachesett beers are sold. In the coming weeks, check back at wachusettbrew.com for their online store launch.
Cigar City Brewing has been ramping up their bottled offerings in the past few months. CCB will be submitting paper work to begin distribution in the state of Georgia. To make the beer geeks of the US jealous, you should all know Denmark will be getting a small allotment next month.
Lost Coast Brewing just brought back Winterbraun for the upcoming holiday season. In addition, Tangerine Wheat will now be available in 12 packs. For those who have beer bars with Lost Coast on tap, look for Lost Coast 20th Anniversary Ale and their Double IPA, which has been sent out in their distribution area. 20th Anniversary Ale is an Imperial Amber clocking in at 8.2% with 40 IBUS.
Moylan’s will be releasing Oktoberfest today (October 1st) and will be releasing White Christmas on the 8th. As far as expansion goes, look for them in the states of Louisiana and Indiana next month.
Avery Brewing has tons going on. Their Dictator Series, Holy Trinity and Demons of Ale Series will all be getting a facelift with new labels by the end of 2010. We hope to bring you the graphics when they become available. Look for cans, as they are slowly ramping up production of them. Avery has gotten great feedback on the quality of their beer coming from this new economical packaging. The Full Pint got word from a retailer in Southern California that we can expect Duguna IPA in tall cans soon. Imagine that! For those lucky enough to live near the Avery Tap room, will be able to try their new barrel aged imperial pumpkin ale, Rumpkin. According to Avery, Rumpkin is a 13.2% abv Imperial Pumpkin Ale aged in Rum barrels, available on October 13th at the Avery Tap Room and Barrel Aging Cellars. This is a draft only release. The majority of this brew will be poured directly from the Avery Tap Room. Only a select few kegs will make it out of the brewery to be poured at the best beer bars across the country.
Grand Teton Brewing will be releasing Howling Wolf Weisse Bier today. Howling Wolf Weisse Bier is an unfiltered Bavarian-style Hefeweizen. Brewed with a hearty amount of wheat clocking in at 5.0 % abv with 14 IBUs. Grand Teton has started shipping to Chicago and are now represented by Louis Glunz Beer, Inc. in the state of Illinois. Last but not least, look out for a brand new beer coming later this fall called Coming Home Holiday Ale. Coming Home will be available every year in 750mL bottles for November and December only.