GSN Presents: “What’s Brewing?” – February 1-5, 2016

image_thumbMillerCoors is launching a new 2016 “Limited Pick” series under its Redd’s flavored beer franchise. Three specialty Redd’s ales (all 5% abv) will be released over the course of 2016—Cranberry Ale in February, Blueberry Ale in April and Redd’s Ginger Apple Ale in September. A new lineup of ales will be released in 2017. Redd’s Limited Pick offerings will be available while supplies last nationwide in six-packs of 12-ounce bottles, 16-ounce cans and in the brand’s variety pack.

Irish-Whiskey-188x520Scottish craft brewer Innis & Gunn is launching its popular winter seasonal, Irish Whiskey Aged Stout. The 7.4%-abv entry, which debuted in 2012, was aged in the company’s Oakerator aging device on American oak infused with Irish whiskey. It’s brewed with A&G ale malt, crystal malt, roasted barley, chocolate malt, raw wheat and Super Styrian hops. Innis & Gunn Irish Whiskey Aged Stout is available in four-packs of 11.2-ounce bottles for about $9.99 and 5.5-gallon kegs in 22 states.

downloadEscondido, California’s Stone Brewing Co. has introduced Stone Pataskala Red X IPA, a new limited edition seasonal release. Brewed with Mosaic, Amarillo and Cascade hops, Pataskala is also made with a newly-available malt known as Red X, sourced from German malting company Bestmalz. The 7.3%-abv brew is available in six-packs of 12-ounce bottles and on draft through May across Stone Brewing’s 42-market U.S. footprint.

image_thumb[6]Boston’s Harpoon Brewery has launched Thunder Foam, the latest expression in its limited edition 100 Barrel Series. The winning recipe from Harpoon’s 2015 Kettle Cup employee brewing competition, Thunder Foam is a 6.8%-abv porter brewed with chili peppers and cocoa nibs. The new entry is currently available in 22-ounce bottles and on draft and marks the 56th installment in Harpoon’s 100 Barrel Series, which showcases a different employee recipe every few months.

All information courtesy of Shanken News Daily


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