Boonville, California-based Anderson Valley Brewing Co. has re-released its Summer Solstice ale. Clocking in at 5% abv, the seasonal brew is available on draft and in 6-packs of 12-ounce cans at retailers nationwide. Anderson Valley also offers Boont Amber ale and Blood Orange gose, among other beers.
DuClaw Brewing Co. in Baltimore has debuted Carob-Mel Sutra. A twist on a Belgian-style brew, the new beer has notes of carob powder, caramel, chocolate, and dark roast coffee. The 10% abv Carob-Mel Sutra is available across 19 states and Washington, D.C. in 6-packs of 12-ounce cans.
U.K.-based Big Drop Brewing is launching its non-alcoholic beers in the U.S. The company has partnered with Chicago’s Great Central Brewing Co. to debut its Pine Trail Pale, Galactic Extra Dark, and Paradiso IPA offerings in Illinois, western Michigan, and the Minneapolis/St. Paul area. Six-packs of 12-ounce cans retail at $12. Each of Big Drop’s beers clock in at 0.5% abv or less.
Pennsylvania craft brewer Troegs has added a new brew to its year-round portfolio. Grand Cacao Chocolate Stout is a 6.5% abv beer made with chocolate malt, caramel malt, and roasted barley, then cold-steeped on Peruvian cacao nibs and natural vanilla with a splash of milk sugar. It’s rolling out now in 12-ounce bottles and ½ and 1/6 kegs across Troegs’ footprint, joining Perpetual IPA, Troegenator, Sunshine Pilsner, Haze Charmer, and DreamWeaver Wheat in the year-round lineup.
Arizona-based Four Peaks Brewing is introducing Rosé Our Way, a new beer brewed to mimic the flavors and appearance of rosé wine. It’s made with Mosaic, Hallertau Blanc, and Southern Passion hops, and cranberry juice, which adds tartness and color. Rosé Our Way (6.7% abv) is available now in bottled 6-packs throughout Arizona as well as in select parts of California, Nevada, and New Mexico. A spring seasonal, it’ll be available until early summer.
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