GSN Brews News: December 22nd 2020 Edition

St. Petersburg, Florida-based 3 Daughters Brewing has re-released Bourbon Barrel-Aged Porter, its annual holiday beer. The limited edition brew is aged in Horse Soldier Bourbon barrels from American Freedom Distillery prior to bottling. Bourbon Barrel-Aged Porter will be available at the 3 Daughter’s tasting room, as well as in 6-packs at select retailers.

Park City, Utah’s Wasatch Brewery has launched two new winter beers in its seasonal lineup and added a new sessionable brew to its year-round portfolio. For the colder months, Wasatch released Wonderful Winter Ale—a 7.1% abv Imperial amber ale that was previously known as First One Down—and Snow Bank, a 5% abv malt-forward amber lager. The two seasonals are available in 6-packs of 12-ounce cans. The brewery’s new year-round release is Our Share IPA. The brew is a 5% abv session IPA and is rolling out in 6-packs of 12-ounce cans. Wasatch is a member of the Canarchy Collective of brewers.

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GSN Brews News: September 22nd 2020 Edition

Washington, D.C.-based Atlas Brew Works has released Sunny Honey Saison. The new brew was made using honey harvested from Minnesota-based Bare Honey’s solar farms; these farms are unique in that they use pollinator-friendly plants as ground cover around the solar panels in an effort to support the bee population. Nonprofit Fresh Energy provided the honey. Sunny Honey Saison is available in 750-ml. bottles at Atlas Brew taprooms across D.C.

Richmond, Virginia-based Hardywood Park Craft Brewery has partnered with convenience chain Sheetz on a watermelon wheat ale. Officially called Project Watt-Ahh-Melon Ring, it is available for a limited time exclusively at select Sheetz stores in Virginia and North Carolina. Its name derives from the fact that it was brewed using Sheetz watermelon gummy rings. It’s at 5.3% abv and retails for $8 a 4-pack of 16-ounce cans. Hardywood Park was founded in 2011 and distributes throughout Virginia, Washington, D.C., and the Raleigh Triangle area of North Carolina.

Newport, Oregon-based Rogue Ales & Spirits is launching Pineapple Party Punch, a hazy Imperial IPA. Brewed with pineapple and toasted coconut in addition to a citrus-forward hop selection, it is at 8.4% abv and will be released next month on draft and in 4-packs of 16-ounce cans. Founded in 1988, Rogue distributes to all 50 states.

Salt Lake City, Utah-based Wasatch Brewery is releasing Great Deceiver Imperial Pilsner. Named for Satan himself, the new brew is at 7% abv and brewed with German Noble Hops to impart floral notes onto a bready malt backing flavor. Great Deceiver launches this month across Wasatch’s 20-state distribution footprint in 6-packs of 12-ounce cans. Founded in 1986, Wasatch is part of the Canarchy Collective of breweries.

Paso Robles, California-based Firestone Walker Brewing Company is reintroducing its Double Jack Double IPA. Originally launched in 2009 and discontinued in 2016, Double Jack is returning due to popular demand after a brief revival in a variety pack last year. The release is triple dry-hopped after four initial hop additions. At 9.5% abv, Double Jack is now available as a limited 6-pack of 12-ounce cans in all Firestone Walker markets.

Portland, Oregon-based Cascade Brewing is debuting new formats for two of its sour ales. Both Pistil Whipped (7.7% abv) and Sang Rouge (7.1% abv) are now available in 12-ounce cans for the first time. Pistil Whipped was originally brewed for the company’s Sour Flower Fest and features late infusions of saffron and chamomile. Sang Rouge was brewed from 2010 to 2015 and is a blend of sour red ales aged in red wine barrels. The new cans are available in singles or and 4-packs at Cascade Brewing’s Barrel House and Lodge locations in Oregon, and in limited distribution.

Rehoboth, Delaware-based Dogfish Head is launching Re-Gen-Ale in partnership with Indigo Agriculture. Releasing just in time for Climate Week, the brew was produced through the Indigo Carbon program, which provides growers with financial incentives to use techniques that store carbon in their soil. Dogfish Head will also purchase more than the amount of carbon credits needed to offset the production of Re-Gen-Ale. The release is available beginning this weekend on draft and in 4-packs of 16-ounce cans, retailing for $17, at Dogfish Head’s Rehoboth location.

Pacific City, Oregon-based Pelican Brewing Co. is launching a new year-round addition to its lineup. Cape Crasher IPA is a Pacific Northwest-style IPA at 6.8% abv inspired by Oregon’s rugged coastline and Shore Pine forests. It’s available now in 12-ounce bottles, 6-packs of 12-ounce cans, and on draft at Pelican’s brewpubs and other locations in Oregon. Founded in 1996, Pelican brews 40,000 barrels of beer annually and distributes to six states.

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GSN Brews News: April 28th 2020 Edition

Portland, Maine-based Allagash Brewing Company announced the release of Nowaday Blonde Ale, proceeds from which will go to Covid-19 relief efforts. Now available in Maine and rolling out soon to Allagash’s full footprint, Nowaday is a Belgian-style blonde ale at 5.5% abv. For any 4-pack of Nowaday purchased in Maine, 100% of the profits will be donated to the state’s Good Shepherd Food Bank, which partners with more than 450 agencies throughout the state. Nowaday is available through Allagash’s home beer delivery service and curbside pickup for patrons in the Portland area.

Austin, Texas-based Lone Star Beer has announced Rio Jade, the brewery’s first seasonal beer. The 4.5% abv brew is a Mexican-style lager made using Texas-grown barley from Blacklands Malt. The beer will be available in 6-packs of 12-ounce cans for a suggested price of $8. Rio Jade is rolling out now in Texas and will be available in Lone Star’s full distribution footprint in May, remaining in production through the summer. In addition, Lone Star has kicked off the Keep the Lights on Y’all fundraiser, selling t-shirts ($25) to benefit Southern Smoke, an organization assisting restaurants, bars, and distributors.

Park City, Utah-based Wasatch Brewery is launching Guava Rosa as a new addition to its seasonal lineup. Inspired by a trip to Guadalajara for a collaboration with Mexican brewery Cerveza Loba, the Mexican-style ale is brewed with guava and clocks in at 7.1% abv. It’s the latest fruit forward beer from Wasatch, joining seasonal Pickup Lime (4.8% abv) and core brew Apricot Hefeweizen (4% abv). It’s available now in 6-packs of 12-ounce cans ($9) across Wasatch’s 19-state distribution area through July.

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