GSN Brews News: September 15th 2020 Edition

Tampa, Florida’s Cigar City Brewing has announced Jai Low IPA, a new sessionable brew from the maker of Jai Alai IPA. The 4% abv ale is inspired by English ordinary bitters and is made with Amarillo, Simcoe, Cascade, Motueka, Centennial, and CTZ hops. Jai Low comes in at 120 calories per 12-ounce serving. Jai Low IPA will roll out this fall in 6- and 12-packs of 12-ounce cans across the brewery’s national distribution footprint. Cigar City Brewing is part of the Canarchy Collective of brewers alongside Oskar Blues, and Perrin, among others.

Detroit, Michigan-based Atwater Brewery is adding its fruit-forward Pog-O-Licious IPA to its year-round lineup. Initially released as a summer seasonal containing passion fruit, orange, and guava, the brew exceeded sales projections earning a place in the brewery’s core collection. At 6.5% abv, Pog-O-Licious is available in 6- and 12-packs of 12-ounce cans throughout Michigan as well as in Atwater’s Staycation variety 12-pack, where it joins flagship Dirty Blonde and Better Life Choices IPA, among others.

Austin, Texas’ Lone Star Brewing is launching Das Bier Y’all, a seasonal German-style kolsch with peach flavoring. It follows Lone Star’s first seasonal, Rio Jade Mexican-style lager, and likewise honors a tradition that has shaped Texas—in this case its German heritage. It is at 4.8% abv and is now available for purchase in select locations throughout Texas through early spring 2021, retailing for $8 a 6-pack of 12-ounce cans. Lone Star Brewing is owned by Pabst Brewing Co.

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GSN Brews News: February 11th 2020 Edition

Tampa, Florida-based Cigar City Brewing is adding Florida Man Double IPA to its 2020 year-round line-up. The beer’s promotion to the big leagues follows several limited releases and a reworking of the recipe to include Citra, Azacca, El Dorado, and Mandarina Bavaria hops to bring out flavors of clementine, stone fruit, and guava. Select markets began receiving the 8.5% abv ale last month and it is now rolling out to Cigar City’s entire 41-state distribution network as well as select international markets. Cigar City is part of the Canarchy Collective of breweries.

Dallas, Texas-based Deep Ellum Brewing Company has debuted Manic Confidence, a new IPA. The 6.5% abv hazy IPA is made with Galaxy, Enigma, Comet, Strata, Citra, and Idaho 7 hops. Manic Confidence is now available across Texas on draft and the brewery plans to release 6-packs of 12-ounce cans by March 1. Deep Ellum is the third-largest independent craft brewery in Texas, according to the company.

Cigar City Brewing has launched Fancy Papers, a new hazy IPA from the Tampa, Florida brewery. The 6.5% abv ale is brewed with Sabro, Idaho 7, and Strata hops, plus English ale yeast for a tropical fruit-forward brew, according to the company. Fancy Papers Hazy IPA is available through March in 6-packs of 12-ounce cans in select markets across the U.S. Cigar City, along with Oskar Blues, Perrin, Wasatch, Squatters, Three Weavers, and Deep Ellum, combine to form the Canarchy Collective of brewers.

Quebec’s Brasserie Lagabière has partnered with Wisconsin-based distributor and importer Brew Pipeline to enter seven U.S. markets. The new partnership will bring Lagabière’s , a 7% abv hazy IPA, and Ta Plus Meilleure, an 8% abv double IPA made with peach and passionfruit, to Massachusetts, New York, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Connecticut, and Rhode Island. Following the initial rollout, Brew Pipeline and Brasserie Lagabière plan to add Texas and Louisiana to the brand’s distribution footprint.

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