Cooperstown, New York’s Brewery Ommegang will launch a new beer in its Game of Thrones series on October 10. The new entry, Valar Dohaeris Tripel Ale, is brewed with pilsner and wheat malts as well as oats and flaked barley and is at 9% abv. It will be offered in 750-ml. bottles retailing at around $10, and paired alongside sister brew Valar Morghulis Dubbel Ale (8% abv) in a commemorative gift pack positioned at $23. Brewery Ommegang, which is part of Duvel USA, has a footprint of 46 states.
Eugene, Oregon’s Ninkasi Brewing Company is adding Hop Cooler IPA to its year-round Flagship Series. Hop Cooler (7.2% abv) is brewed with sweet orange and tangerine peel, as well as Equinox, Simcoe, Amarillo and Citra hops. It’s available in six-packs of 12-ounce bottles, 22-ounce bottles and on draft across Ninkasi’s distribution network. Ninkasi’s other flagship beers include Total Domination IPA, Tricerahops Double IPA, Dawn of the Red IPA and Easy Way IPA, among others.
Comstock, Michigan-based Bell’s Brewery is bringing back its Octoberfest fall seasonal next month for the first time in five years. The session lager (5.5% abv) will be available in six- and 12-packs of 12-ounce bottles and on draft throughout Bell’s distribution footprint of 29 states and Washington D.C.
Wisconsin-based craft brewer Ale Asylum is gearing up to release its first packaged lager, Oktillian Oktoberfest. Oktillian is at 6% abv and will be rolling out on draft and in 12-ounce bottle six-packs. Ale Asylum is also re-releasing 8.8%-abv Double IPA Satisfaction Jackson on draft and in six-pack format. Both brews will launch in Wisconsin and Illinois on August 1 and are expected to be available through October.
Providence, Rhode Island’s Narragansett Beer is releasing a new beer in its Lovecraft Series, White Ship White IPA. The 6.8%-abv, Belgian-style white IPA is brewed with four types of American and Belgian malts, along with El Dorado and Mandarina Bavaria hops. Narragansett’s White Ship White IPA is available in six-packs of 16-ounce cans retailing at about $12-$13. It’s launching throughout Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia, North Carolina and Portland, Oregon and Greenville and Columbia, South Carolina.
All information courtesy of Shanken News Daily