Cleveland-based Great Lakes Brewing Company is releasing summer seasonal Steady Rollin’ Session IPA. The 4.8%-abv, single-hop offering is also a part of the company’s Fridge Filler Variety Pack. Steady Rollin’ is brewed with Harrington 2-row and Crystal 45 malts and Mosaic hops. It’s available in six- and 12-packs, in the variety pack and on draft for the summer season.
Rochester, New York-based Genesee Brew House is releasing two new offerings this spring, an IPA and Pilsner. The IPA is brewed with four different types of hops, while the North German-style Pilsner features noble German hops with pilsner malt. Genesee IPA will be available year-round, while the Pilsner will be available for a limited time beginning this month. Genesee is part of the North American Breweries portfolio, which also includes Pyramid Breweries, Magic Hat, Labatt and Honey Brown Lager.
New Paltz, New York-based Smart Beer is rolling out its second brew, an Organic IPA. The new IPA joins Organic Golden Ale (5.5% abv) in the company’s lineup. Smart Beer’s distribution footprint has expanded since its debut last October from a base in New York’s Hudson Valley to New York City, where it’s available across all five boroughs, including Whole Foods and the Mets’ Citi Field. The brewer’s organic, non-GMO beers are made from locally grown ingredients.
Chicago’s Burnt City Brewing is introducing three of its year-round beers in canned format. Dick the Butcher Pale Ale (5.3% abv), Face Melter Hibiscus IPA (7% abv) and Balloon Boy Farmhouse Wheat Ale (5% abv) were canned at the company’s production facility on the South Side of Chicago. All three will be available in six-packs of 12-ounce cans for about $9.99 throughout Burnt City’s distribution network of the Chicago region, northern Illinois, northern Indiana and Alabama.
Scottish craft brewer Innis & Gunn has launched a new limited-edition brew, Innis & Gunn Vintage. Brewed with crystal malt, roasted barley and Styrian and Goldings hops, Vintage is aged in first-fill American Bourbon barrels for 100 days, then bottled with live yeast to create natural carbonation. The 7.7%-abv entry is available in 25-ounce bottles across 22 U.S. markets, retailing at around $20.
All information courtesy of Shanken News Daily