Week of April 2nd-April 8th 2018

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– 21st Amendment Hell or High Watermelon

    (Available in 6pk Cans and on Draft)

– Wheat Ale

– ABV: 4.9%   

Like Lady Liberty, we stand for independence and perseverance. In the pursuit of innovative beer, there is no obstacle too great. No journey too long. No fruit too gigantic. This American wheat beer is brewed with real watermelon, for a flavor that’s surprisingly crisp, dry and refreshing—summer in a can.

Hell or High Watermelon Wheat is our summer seasonal beer available from April through September in six pack cans and on draft. We start by brewing a classic American wheat beer, which undergoes a traditional secondary fermentation using fresh watermelon. A straw-colored, refreshing beer with a kiss of watermelon aroma and flavor.

 

– Sam Adams Summer Ale

    (Available in 6pk Bottles, 12pk Bottles and on Draft)

– Wheat Ale

– ABV: 5.3%   

Golden, hazy and thirst-quenching, this American wheat ale is synonymous with summer. Lemon peel adds a bright citrus note that’s complemented by spicy, citrusy Hallertau Mittelfrueh and Saaz Noble hops. Grains of Paradise accent the crisp wheat character with a peppery spice that finishes clean. Iconic as it is refreshing, Summer Ale is just right for any summer day.

 

 

 

– Sam Adams American Summer Variety Pack

    (Available in 12pk Bottles)

This year’s American Summer 2/12 Variety Pack offers a unique lineup of new and anticipated beers that are approachable and recognizable – styles that satisfy a range of palates including: Pale Ale, Raspberry Lemon Gose, Golden Ale, Hefeweizen, Summer Ale and Boston Lager

 

 

 

 

 

 

– Sam Adams Sam ’76

    (Available in 12pk Cans)

– American Pale Lager

– ABV: 4.7%   

Sam ’76 is a revolutionary new beer that is an unmatched combination of refreshment, craft flavor, and aroma. By experimenting with both lager and ale yeast strains, our brewers developed a unique brewing process that takes two active fermentations and blends them together to create a deliciously harmonious result. This process delivers a distinct flavor that showcases the slight fruitiness of an ale with the balanced drinkability and smoothness of a lager. So whether you’re tailgating, watching the game, or headed to a party with friends, Sam ’76 can be your go-to beer.

 

– New Belgium Voodoo Ranger IPA

    (Available in 19.2oz Cans)

– IPA

– ABV: 7.0%   

Bursting with tropical aromas and juicy fruit flavors from Mosaic and Amarillo hops, this golden IPA is perfectly bitter with a refreshing, sublime finish.

 

 

 

 

 

– New Belgium Fat Tire Belgian White

    (Available in 19.2oz Cans)

– Wheat Ale

– ABV: 5.2%   

25 years ago we started brewing Fat Tire Belgian Style Ale. It became an iconic beer, and a symbol synonymous with craft. Now, for the first time, we’re adding a new beer to the Fat Tire family: Fat Tire Belgian White. Taking inspiration from our decades of experience brewing Belgian beers, Fat Tire Belgian White is made with Seville oranges and Indian coriander, both freshly ground less than a mile from our Fort Collins brewery. It’s a fresh, perfectly sweet, natural tasting Belgian White.

 

 

– New Belgium Bicycle Kick

    (Available in 12pk Cans)

– Kölsch

– ABV: 5.1%   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

– Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA

    (Available in 12oz Bottles)

– Imperial IPA

– ABV: 16%   IBU: 120

Clocking in at 15-20% ABV, 120 Minute IPA is continuously hopped with a copious amount of high-alpha American hops throughout the boil and whirlpool, and then dry-hopped with another pallet of hops. Unfiltered and abundently hoppy, it’s the Holy Grail for hopheads!

We brew 120 Minute IPA a few times a year, but it goes fast. If you find some grab a few bottles — some to enjoy and some to age.

 

 

– Dogfish Head Dragons and YumYums

    (Available in 6pk Bottles)

– Pale Ale

– ABV: 6.5%   IBU: 25

An explosion of fruit in every sip, Dragons & YumYums is an intensely tropical – yet subtlety bitter – pale ale brewed with a combination of dragonfruit, yumberry, passionfruit, pear juice and black carrot juice. Clocking in at 6.5% ABV and 25 IBU, Dragons & YumYums is a first-of-its-kind beer and vinyl collaboration with American rock icons, The Flaming Lips

A sensory enveloping experience at the intersection of creative beer paired with creative music, the energy of this union inspired Flaming Lips front man Wayne Coyne to use ingredients from the beer – dragonfruit and yumberries – as characters in two original songs, The Story of Yum Yum and Dragon and Pouring Beer in Your Ear … making this the first beer with its own theme song!

With dragonfruit and yumberry as the main elements, Wayne transformed them into storyful lyrics in the song like, “Yum Yum and Dragon went out for a drive, but Yum Yum doesn’t have any eyes….Yum Yum and Dragon, they’re happy they’re friends…”

The psychedelic influence of the label artwork, designed by Marq Spusta as part of Dogfish Head’s Off-Centered Art Series, was influenced by the legacy of the Flaming Lips and the culinary components in Dragons & YumYums shown through radiating lines, movement of fire, dancing lips, rainbows and bold pink colors.

 

– Lagunitas Born Again Yesterday

    (Available in 12pk Bottles)

– Pale Ale

– ABV: 7%   

It’s the Holy Grail pursuit of brewing in hoppy beer making: year-round wet-hop flavor. Hops are good, fresh hops are better, wet hops are the best. We say ‘wet hops’ because they have not been dried after harvest. We say ‘better’ because they possess the fullest expression of hop flavor; vine-fresh. But as with another herbaceous favorite of ours, they must be quickly dried to prevent mold and spoilage. That drying process is done delicately but something is always lost in translation. Other good brewers have taken up the quest. The results have varied. Ours is a homegrown process of time dilation for the delicate hop cone that the flower doesn’t even perceive and so delivers its still newborn self to our kettle months and months after its birth. Questing has no end and we are still tweaking our process but we hope you find this mid-summer anachronism to be as satisfying as we do. If you dig it, enjoy it. We’ll make more! MORE ABOUT THE FREAKIN’ WET HOPS: To figure out this brand new wet hop preservation process, we had to forget everything that we already knew about how hops are processed and preserved. We tried 5 or 6 different things to try and achieve this process (some of which failed miserably), then we discovered a relatively simple process that deliberately did all the things that the textbooks told us not to do. This new proprietary process involves a lot of time and money, and even more thinking about hops and freshness in new ways. From all of this, we found a brand-spankin’-new way to preserve the hops, fresh from the Yakima Valley trellises, first born during harvest season into the Born Yesterday last fall, and reborn into this scary new next step, the Born Again Yesterday Pale Ale, six months later, to the beer in your hands today.

 

– Lagunitas CitruSinensis Pale Ale

    (Available in 6pk Bottles)

– Pale Ale

– ABV: 7.7%   IBU: 49

The man bent over his guitar, a shearsman of sorts. The day was green. They said, ‘You have a blue guitar, you do not play things as they are.’ The man replied, ‘Things as they are / Are changed upon the blue guitar.’ And they said then, ‘But play, you must, a tune beyond us, yet ourselves, a tune upon the blue guitar of things exactly as they are.’ He sighs, I cannot bring a world quite round, although I patch it as I can. I sing a hero’s head, large eye and bearded bronze, but not a man, although I patch him as I can and reach through him almost to man. If to serenade almost to man is to miss, by that, things as they are, say it is the serenade of a man that plays a blue guitar…” These, the words of the Conjurer-in-Chief; Wallace Stevens, describe in perfect detail the work of a brewer as he sits to write a new recipe. Perfection is the goal, to fill a desire for a perfect beer. Yet the instrument of his mind and that of the brewhouse and yeast are the fallible tools at hand. And so he patches it as he can. A little hop here, a little citrus there, a yeast to marry the two, the worty substrate of reality calling the key and time signature. The beer that comes will be the beer we drink, the beer whose story we will tell here. The brewer does what he can and imagines a world quite round. Conjurer-in-Chief Stevens concludes; “Exceeding music must take the place of empty heaven and its hymns.” What does it all have to do with beer?

 

– Lagunitas Waldos’ Special Ale

    (Available in 6pk Bottles and on Draft)

– Imperial IPA

– ABV: 11.3%   IBU: 100+

In 1971, the Waldos met one afternoon at 4:20 in the front courtyard of their school near the statue of Louis Pasteur. They set out in a ’66 Impala armed with a “treasure map” on a journey to find a secret garden near Point Reyes. They met there at the same time every day and continued their quest. They never found the secret garden….But they keep lookin’. The dankest and hoppiest beer ever brewed at Lagunitas was made with help of the Waldos for all treasure hunters. Cheers!

 

 

 

– Saint Archer Mandarina

    (Available in 6pk Cans)

– American Pale Wheat Ale

– ABV: 5%   

This fruity wheat beer is the hophead’s session beer. We use fresh lemon peel coupled with hops from three continents, Citra, Mandarina Bavaria, and Nelson Sauvin, to highlight the bright, citrus characteristics we love in hop forward brews. Let Mandarina Wheat lead you towards summer.

 

 

 

 

– AleSmith Logical Choice

    (Available in 6pk Cans and on Draft)

– Triple IPA

– ABV: 10%   

We’ve finally teamed up with our friends at Pizza Port Brewing Co., one of our favorite breweries in San Diego. When deciding what to make, we figured something excessively hoppy was the logical choice, and so this collaboration brew was born. This triple IPA is an intensely hoppy and bitter San Diego-style India Pale Ale. The light malt character and light body allow aggressive notes of pine, mango and citrus fruits to overtake the palate, while a dry finish allows it to remain crisp and refreshing. Make the Logical Choice and enjoy this beer immediately, much like the brewers did leaving work to enjoy it in sunny San Diego. Cheers!

 

– Sierra Nevada Summerfest

    (Available in 6pk Bottles, 12pk Bottles and on Draft)

– Lager

– ABV: 5%   IBU: 28

Since their invention in the 1840s, Pilsener-style beers have become the world’s most popular style. With a nod toward the original Czech tradition, Summerfest is brewed to feature the best of Bohemian nature. Crisp, golden, dry and incredibly drinkable, Summerfest has a delicate and complex malt flavor and spicy and floral hop character—the perfect warm weather beer.

 

 

 

– Sierra Nevada Party Pack

    (Available in 12pk Bottles)

Good friends and great beer go hand in hand, so rally-up your crew, grab this pack and let the party begin. Our brewers explore the spectrum of refreshing beer flavor—from light and dry, to tart, to hop-heavy and crisp—so chances are, you’ll be covered. Just remember, with the promise of great beer, you might find you have a few more friends.