Bloomington, Indiana’s Upland Brewing Company is rolling out its fall seasonal, Easy Chair Amber Ale, on draft and in six-packs. The 5.2%-abv brew features English hop character and a medium dry finish, the company says. Upland’s seasonal lineup includes Barrel Chested Barley Wine, Oktoberfest Bavarian Lager and Campside Session IPA.
Grand Rapids, Michigan-based Founders Brewing is releasing its core Dirty Bastard Scotch ale in canned 12-packs for the first time. Labeled as the Dirty Dozen 12-pack, the new package format will begin rolling out across Founders’ footprint this month, priced at around $17.99 each. Along with Dirty Bastard, Founders’ year-round portfolio includes its All Day IPA, Centennial IPA, Pale Ale and Porter labels.
Anchor Brewing has released the 41st edition of its annual Christmas Ale. Billed as a dark spiced seasonal ale, Anchor’s Christmas Ale features a slightly different recipe each year, with this year’s iteration made with fewer spice notes and more hop flavors. The 2015 Anchor Christmas Ale will be available in six-packs and magnum bottles, as well as on draft, from early November through mid-January.
Athens, Georgia’s Terrapin Beer Company has partnered with fellow Georgia company Richland Distilling for the release of Richland Reserve Double IPA. The 12%-abv brew is the first offering in Terrapin’s Ales from the Woods series. To create the new DIPA, Terrapin’s Hopzilla beer was rested in newly emptied Richland rum barrels for more than a year. Richland Reserve DIPA will be available in 22-ounce bottles in limited quantities throughout Georgia beginning later this month.
San Marcos, California-based craft brewer Lost Abbey has extended its The Hop Concept unit with the debut of The Hop Concept IPA: Hull Melon & Blanc. Made with Hull Melon and Hallertau Blanc hops, the 8%-abv expression will be available this December in 22-ounce bottles and on draft. Hull Melon & Blanc marks the first entry in a new series of four limited edition The Hop Concept IPA brews, with Lost Abbey set to launch a new edition each quarter.
All information courtesy of Shanken News Daily