GSN Brews News: March 9th 2021 Edition

Three Weavers Brewing in Inglewood, California is launching It’s Blursday, a new seasonal brew. The tart rosé sour beer is at 5.5% abv and is made via a lacto souring technique with additions of cranberry, tart cherry, raspberry and passion fruit for their color and tart flavor properties. It’s rolling out now in 4-packs of 16-ounce cans at select California retailers. Three Weavers’ core brews include Juicy Expat Hazy IPA, Day Job Pale Ale, Seafarer Kolsch, and Sun Trap Session Sour among others.

Minneapolis, Minnesota’s Indeed Brewing will launch Boon Hard Kombucha in 16-ounce cans beginning next month. The brand launched in January with one flavor—Blueberry Basil—and the brewery will debut Grapefruit Hibiscus shortly. Boon comes in at 8.2% abv and is made from a blend of Green Mao Jian tea, Yerba Mate, and blueberry concentrate with added basil flavor. Beginning in April, 4-packs of 16-ounce cans will be available in Indeed’s distribution footprint.

Comstock Park, Michigan-based Perrin Brewing Co. has announced a new lineup refresh for its core portfolio of IPAs. The new lineup features two new beers and the brewery’s Park of Perrin variety 12-pack will also receive an update. The new beers—59-10 IPA and Double Pay IPA—come in at 7% and 8.5% abv, respectively, and will be available in 12-ounce cans and on draft. The refreshed Pack of Perrin will now feature the new IPAs alongside the company’s low-calorie Low Rise IPA.

Constellation Brands is reintroducing Two Lane American Golden Lager, produced in conjunction with country music star Luke Bryan. The brew originally launched last year but production was subsequently put on hold. At 4.2% abv, it’s relaunching in Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Florida, both Carolinas, and Virginia, with plans to expand distribution in the future. The lager is joined by newcomer Two Lane Hard Seltzer, which comes in Cherry Limeade, Peach Tea, Blueberry Lemonade, and Watermelon Punch, all at 4.5% abv. Golden Lager is available in 6- and 12-packs of 12-ounce cans and the seltzer comes in a variety 12-pack; both 12-packs retail for a suggested $16.

The Boston Beer Company has added a new, higher-abv extension to Truly Hard Seltzer. The new Truly Extra releases come in at 8% abv and are available in two flavors: Black Raspberry and Peach Mango. Each 16-ounce can contains 220 calories and one gram of sugar. Truly Extra is aimed at convenience store shoppers and is now available across the U.S. in individual 16-ounce cans.

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GSN Brews News: December 29th 2020 Edition

Michigan-based Perrin Brewing has launched winter seasonal Coffee Latte Brown Ale. The 5.8% abv brew is made with Germack Coffee’s I-75 blend and includes milk sugar to lend creaminess to the blend. Coffee Latte Brown Ale is rolling out across Michigan in 6-packs and 15-packs of 12-ounce cans. Part of the Canarchy craft brewing collective, Perrin has annual production of 25,000 barrels.

Inglewood, California-based Three Weavers Brewing is launching seasonal offering The Messenger Sunny India Pale Ale. Clocking in at 7.3% abv, The Messenger combines locally grown yuzu and Buddha’s hand citron with Citra, El Dorado and Sabro hops. The seasonal brew is now available in 4-packs of 16-ounce cans at Three Weavers’ Inglewood taproom for pickup and delivery, as well as at select California retailers. Three Weavers is part of the Canarchy craft brewing collective. Its core labels include Seafarer Kolsch, Sun Trap Session Sour Ale, Day Job Pale Ale, Deep Roots Amber Ale, Knotty Double IPA, and Juicy Expat Hazy IPA.

Austin, Texas-based Blue Norther hard seltzer has released a variety pack including its Wild Blackberry, Agave Lime and Prickly Pear flavors. The variety pack launch follows the company’s expansion into the four major Texas metropolitan markets of Austin, San Antonio, Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth and is available across top retailers like H-E-B, Total Wine & More, Whole Foods and Spec’s. An independent brewer founded by the Pittman family, Blue Norther launched earlier this year. The company is named for the fast-moving cold front that can blow through Texas.

Alaskan Brewing is launching Baltic Porter as part of its limited edition Pilot Series. The 9.8% abv brew is characterized by a blend of specialty malts, dark black cherries, brown sugar, and gourmet vanilla beans, and is finished on oak. Its name refers to the Russian period of Alaska history, with the copula of a Russian Orthodox church featured prominently on its label. Alaskan Baltic Porter will be on shelves in 22-ounce bottles and on draft in select locations beginning in December and will be available for approximately three months.

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