Fort Collins, Colorado’s Odell Brewing is rolling out its first canned seasonal offering, St. Lupulin Extra Pale Ale. The dry-hopped extra pale ale was packaged on Odell’s new canning line, which fills about 310 cans per minute. It’s available in 12-packs of 12-ounce cans, six-packs of 12-ounce bottles and on draft throughout Odell’s 12-state distribution footprint.
San Francisco’s Anchor Brewing is reintroducing its Anchor Summer Wheat seasonal this month. First created in 1984, Summer Wheat is billed as an American-style brew made with a blend of 2-row pale malt and malted wheat. The 4.5%-abv entry will be available nationwide through July, sold in six-packs of 12-ounce cans and on draft. Summer Wheat joins Anchor Saison, BigLeaf Maple Autumn Red and Winter Wheat in Anchor Brewing’s seasonal lineup.
Placentia, California-based craft brewer The Bruery is debuting a Share This biannual series of collaborative offerings with the launch of Share This: Coffee. The inaugural imperial stout (11.9% abv) was made with Bourbon & Catimor coffee beans from the Philippines. The Share This series will feature beers with unique ingredients that support causes in specific regions around the world. One dollar for every bottle of Share This: Coffee will be donated to nonprofit Free Wheelchair Mission, which operates in the Philippines. Share This: Coffee will be available beginning in June throughout The Bruery’s 25-state distribution footprint.
Boston’s Harpoon Brewery has unveiled Harpoon Sweet Spot, its latest year-round offering. Billed as a golden ale-style brew, Sweet Spot is made with German noble hops and is currently rolling out in 12-ounce bottles and cans, as well as on draft. The 4.8%-abv entry joins Harpoon’s IPA, Take 5, Camp Wannamango and Leviathan IPA in the brewer’s core year-round portfolio.
Pittsburgh-based Penn Brewery is getting in on the fruit-flavored beer trend with a new Tangerine Swirl Ale. The 4.9% abv brew is made with tangerine and Madagascar vanilla and is debuting this month in six- and 12-packs and on draft. Penn has also begun offering its flagship Pilsner in cans for the first time, with the new format now available in six- and 12-packs. Penn Brewery distributes to Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio, Maryland, New Jersey and West Virginia.
All information courtesy of Shanken News Daily