Abu Nawas Drops this week! Jester King, Decadent, Hoof Hearted, Abomination + Browerij Kees!

Big drop of some great beers including a newish brewery hitting our market, Browerij Kees! Check out the list below and have a great weekend:

JESTER KING

  • Colonel Toby 750ml Bottle –¬† Light Hoppy Farmhouse Ale. Truly Delicious. 3.4% ABV. A Beer Worth Biking across the country for!ūüíóūüíóūüíó
  • Mad Meg 750ml Bottle – Provision Ale, Golden Farmhouse Ales. A special beer that is suitable for extended storage and aging. 9% ABV. The name ‚ÄúMad Meg‚ÄĚ, refers to a peasant woman from Flemish folklore who leads an army of women to pillage hell. She‚Äôs famously depicted in Pieter Brueghel the Elder‚Äôs 1562 painting by the same name.¬†ūüíóūüíóūüíó
  • Foudreweizen 750ml Bottle – Farmhouse wheat beer fermented in an oak foudre. Collaboration with Austin’s Famed¬†Live Oak Brewing Company. 5.6% ABV.¬†ūüíóūüíóūüíó
  • Saison Americaine 750ml Bottle –¬† Jester king’s take on the modern-American, mixed culture Saison. 5.2%¬†¬†ūüíóūüíóūüíó
  • Sn√∂rkel¬†750ml Bottle –¬† Umami Exploration Project. Farmhouse ale brewed with Alderwood smoked sea salt and Texas-grown oyster mushrooms. 4.5% ABV.¬†ūüíóūüíóūüíó

 Jester King Draft:

  • Colonel Toby 20L Keg –¬†Light Hoppy Farmhouse Ale. Truly Delicious. 3.4% ABV. A Beer Worth Biking across the country for!ūüíóūüíóūüíó
  • Mad Meg¬†20L Keg –¬†Provision Ale, Golden Farmhouse Ales. A special beer that is suitable for extended storage and aging. 9% ABV. The name ‚ÄúMad Meg‚ÄĚ, refers to a peasant woman from Flemish folklore who leads an army of women to pillage hell. She‚Äôs famously depicted in Pieter Brueghel the Elder‚Äôs 1562 painting by the same name.¬†ūüíóūüíóūüíó
  • Saison Americaine¬† 20L Keg –¬† Jester king’s take on the modern-American, mixed culture Saison. 5.2%¬† ¬†¬†ūüíóūüíóūüíó
  • Correlation – Muscat Apfelbier 20L – Muscat barrel-aged beer refermented Texas Gala apples & chamomile. The beer is light, bright and spritzy. 6.3% ABV.¬†ūüíóūüíóūüíó

DECADENT ALES

  • Decadent Ales Blackberry Cream Pop 16oz CAN –¬†¬†Mosaic Dry-Hopped DIPA brewed with Blackberries & Vanilla 8.6% ABV.
  • Decadent Ales Coconut Citrus Citra 16oz CAN –¬†Triple Dry-Hopped All-Citra IPA brewed with Coconut & Citrus Fruit. 10.8% ABV.
  • Decadent Ales Elderflower Mochi 16oz CAN –¬†Mochi-Inspired Double Dry Hopped DIPA brewed with Elderflowers. 8.6% ABV.
  • Decadent Ales Wildberry Sorbet 16oz CAN –¬† Sour Ale brewed with Strawberry, Blueberry, Blackberry, and Raspberry. 5.8% ABV.
  • Decadent Ales S’mores¬†16oz CAN –¬†¬†All Mosaic Double Dry-Hopped DIPA brewed with Graham Crackers & Marshmallows. 9.1% ABV.


Decadent Draft:
  • Decadent Ales ¬†Blackberry Cream Pop 1/6 bbl Keg –¬†Mosaic Dry-Hopped DIPA brewed with Blackberries & Vanilla 8.6% ABV.
  • Decadent Ales Elderflower Mochi 1/6 bbl Keg –¬† Mochi-Inspired Double Dry Hopped DIPA brewed with Elderflowers. 8.6% ABV.
  • Decadent Ales S’mores¬†1/6 bbl Keg¬† – ¬†All Mosaic Double Dry-Hopped DIPA brewed with Graham Crackers & Marshmallows. 9.1% ABV.

HOOF HEARTED

  • Hoof Hearted Did We Just Become Best¬† Friends? (Amarillo&Simcoe) 16oz CAN –¬†Rotating dual hop series. 8% NE-Style DIPA with Amarillo & Simcoe.
  • Hoof Hearted Did We Just Become Best Friends?(Galaxy & El Dorado)¬†16oz CAN –¬†Rotating dual hop series. 8% NE-Style DIPA with Galaxy & El Dorado.
  • Hoof Hearted Dorks of Hazard 16oz CAN –¬†Double dry-hopped Galaxy & Mosaic IPA brewed in collaboration with Embassy Boardshop and #dudleyclips. 7% ABV.
  • Hoof Hearted Everybody Wants Some Azacca16oz CAN –¬†¬†Rotating single-hop DIPA. 8% All ¬†Azacca Double Dry-Hopped DIPA.
Hoof Hearted Draft:  
  • Hoof Hearted Did We Just Become Best Friends? (Amarillo&Simcoe) 1/6 bbl Keg –¬†Rotating dual hop series. 8% NE-Style DIPA with Amarillo & Simcoe.
  • Hoof Hearted Hoof Hearted Everybody Wants Some Azacca 1/6 bbl Keg –¬†¬†Rotating single-hop DIPA. 8% All Azacca Double Dry-Hopped DIPA.
  • Hoof Hearted Hoof Hearted Everybody Wants Some Simcoe 1/6 bbl Keg –¬†Rotating single-hop DIPA. 8% All Simcoe Double Dry-Hopped DIPA.

ABOMINATION BREWING

  • Abomination Wandering Into the Fog16oz CAN – Brewed with a heavy wheat and oat malt bill, hopped and double dry-hopped aggressively with 7+lbs per bbl of Mosaic, Pacific Jade, Citra, Summit and a ton of Galaxy! Fluffy, pillowy, juicy, dank, DDH goodness. 8.6% ABV
  • Abomination Bedtime Stories16oz CAN –¬†Imperial Milk Stout with Graham Crackers, Flaked Oats, Vanilla Beans and Marshmallows. 9.3% ABV.
  • Abomination Rotting Earth 16oz CAN –¬†Double IPA with a blend of Ariana, Pacific Jade, Eukanot and Denali. 9.3% ABV.
  • Abomination Shotgun Sour 16oz CAN –¬†Sour Ale brewed with Black Currant, Apricot, & Peach. 6.1% ABV.
Abomination Draft:
  • Abomination Good As New 1/6 Keg –¬†Double Dry Hopped NE IPA brewed with pale malt, flaked oats, and wheat. Hopped aggressively with an irresponsible amount of Summer, Styrian Dragon, Vic Secret, and Mosaic hops
  • Abomination Brewing Dystopian Galaxy 1/6 bbl Keg –¬†DDH NEIPA brewed with flaked oats, and wheat. Kettle hopped with mosaic and then double dry hopped with an out of this world amount of galaxy and mosaic hops. 8.3% ABV.
  • Abomination Rotting Earth 1/6 BBL Keg – Double IPA with a blend of Ariana, Pacific Jade, Eukanot and Denali. 9.3% ABV.
  • Abomination Shotgun Sour 1/6 bbl – Sour Ale brewed with Black Currant, Apricot, & Peach. 6.1% ABV.

Browerij Kees!

  • Browerij Kees! Caramel Fudge Stout 33cl Bottle – Formerly known as Emelisse Cr√®me brul√©e Stout. Caramel & Chocolate Imperial Stout. 11.5% ABV. This chocolate imperial stout will seduce you!
  • Brouwerij Kees! Barrel-Aged Caramel Fudge Stout 33cl Bottle –¬†Woodford Bourbon Barrel Aged Caramel Fudge Imperial Stout. 11.5% ABV.
  • Brouwerij Kees! Double Shot 33cl Bottle –¬†¬†Espresso Imperial Stout. 11% ABV..

Abu Nawas drops this week: Fat Orange Cat, Clown Shoes, Nightmare + Public Access

A whole bunch of beers will be hitting the market this week from Abu Nawas. A big list so let’s get started:

CLOWN SHOES

  • Clown Shoes SUNHAT 16oz CANS – A crisp Hazy Farmhouse IPA brewed with Citra, Mosaic and El Dorado Hops. Great Citrus-Forward Aroma Flavor. 7% ABV
  • Clown Shoes¬†Exercising of Baxter 22oz Bottles – American Imperial Stout Aged in Rum and Port Barrels. Complex notes of rich chocolate, dark fruit, and vanilla. 11% ABV.
  • Clown Shoes¬†Hammer of the Lion¬†16oz CANS –¬†Imperial Stout blended with Wee Heavy Ale aged in Rum, Bourbon and Brandy Barrels. Rich¬†malt sweetness paired with complex notes of Rum, Bourbon, and¬†dark chocolate. 11% ABV.¬†***NEW FORMAT***
  • Clown Shoes¬†Itaska Loonidragon 22oz Bottle– Bourbon Barrel aged Russian Imperial Stout brewed with Coconut. ABV: 11%
  • Lil Crispy 16oz CAN– Beautiful Sessionable Pale Ale. 4.8% ABV.
  • Clown Shoes Galactica 16oz CAN –¬†Galaxy-hopped Double IPA. 8.0% ABV.
  • Clown Shoes Space Cake 16oz CAN –¬†Clown Shoes All Star DIPA. All-Mosaic hopped Double IPA 9.0% ABV.
  • Clown Shoes Pineapple Space Cake Cake¬†16oz CAN –¬†Pineapple Double IPA. Matching the fruit flavor are juicy citrus hop notes from additions of Mosaic and Azacca hops. 7.77% ABV.

FAT ORANGE CAT

  • Fat Orange Cat FOC Blood Orange Billy 16oz CAN –¬†Blood Orange NE-IPA. 6.66% ABV
  • Fat Orange Cat Little Blue Penguin¬† 16oz CAN – Nelson Sauvin & Motueka NE-Style IPA. 6.6% ABV.
  • Fat Orange¬†Remove The Beer From The Bottom Of The Ocean 16oz CAN – Eureka & Mosaic NE-Style IPA. 7.5% ABV
  • Fat Orange Cat Lorenzo Blue 16oz CAN –¬†New England DIPA LOADED with Galaxy and Citra. 8% ABV.
  • Fat Orange Cat She Drives A Plymouth Satellite16oz CAN –¬†NE IPA brewed with Galaxy, Simcoe and Citra hops. 7.5% ABV.
  • Fat Orange Cat Do the Escalator To the 13th Floor 16oz CAN – NEW ENGLAND DOUBLE IPA. Five different hops in this DIPA ‚Äď small batch. 8.3% ABV.
  • Fat Orange Cat I Don’t Like Mondays 16oz CAN –¬†NE-Style IPA hopped with Mosaic & Simcoe. 7.5% ABV.
  • Fat Orange Cat Sweet Jane Key Lime 16oz CAN – Key Lime & Lactose Milkshake IPA. 7.9% ABV

NIGHTMARE BREWING

Nightmare Brewing Cans:
  • Nightmare Brewing Exposure 16oz CAN –¬†Imperial IPA with 100% Cryo Citra and Mosaic. 10.1% ABV.
  • Nightmare Brewing Glasgow Smile 16oz CAN –¬†Gose soured on Wild Scottish Bilberries with Heather, Lemon Zest, Raspberries and Blueberries. 6.7% ABV.
  • Nightmare Brewing Windlass of Erasmus 16oz CAN –¬†¬†Back In!!¬†Gose brewed with Blackberries, Blackcurrant, & Black Sea Salt. 6.6% ABV.

Public Access

  • Public Access Emergency Broadcast 16oz CAN – Double Dry Hopped Hazy Pale Ale. 5.2% ABV.
  • Public Access Omniscient Signal 16oz CAN –¬†DIPA with Galaxy, Citra and Simcoe. 8.3% ABV.

Backpocket 7th Anniversary Release this weekend!

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Backpocket’s 7th anniversary will be celebrated this weekend with some releases (7th Anniversary stout) and special tappings. Here’s a list of the goings on this weekend at Backpocket Brewery in Coralville. Here are the details for the weekend event!

General Ticket are $85 and will get you early access to the brewery and will include..
(1) Bottle of 7th Anniversary Stout.
(1) Bottle of our 7th Anniversary Stout Double Barrel (Rum and Bourbon) Variant
(1) 4 oz. Pour of 7th Anniversary (Bourbon ONLY)
(1) Exclusive 7th Anniversary Glass *PICTURED*
(1) Ticket for ALL YOU CAN EAT breakfast. (9am – 11am)
Access to a party exclusive pin variant.

Saturday’s surprise release, Florida Man! Florida Man is a Florida-Weisse that is infused with over 850 POUNDS of Pineapple and Peach Puree. That’s twice as much fruit per barrel than we’ve ever done. This overloaded tropical punch has a 4.5% ABV and 10 IBU. Bombers will be LIMITED and $10 each

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Abu Nawas Drops: Decadent and more Jester King + Blank Brewing comes to Iowa!

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Another week of some tasty brews coming to us from Abu Nawas and among those is another new brewery from Brooklyn…everyone welcome Blank Brewing Company to Iowa! Here’s more on this week’s drop!

First up, Blank Brewing will be starting their time in Iowa with their stout, A Round on the House.

From the mysterious brewery: The purpose of this message is to announce the arrival of a new entity Рone whose origins and whereabouts are currently unknown and shall be kept anonymous for the duration of its existence. The purpose of the entity in question is to create beers that you have never seen before. You may or may not be aware of who is involved here, but identities will not be revealed. To clarify, there is a reason you can’t see me: because unless the ideas seem either entirely youthful or utterly forward-thinking, this entity will not produce them. Labels by Mr. ZZZZ, beer from me,_______.
¬†Is it a secret brewing cabal? The Illuminati? We’ll never know, but what we can say is they make great beer.
  • Blank Brewing A Round on the House 16oz CAN – Outstanding and full of Secrets Cocoa Pebble Imperial Milk Stout. 8% ABV

Decadent Ales

  • Decadent Ales Coconut Citrus Citra 16oz CAN –¬†Triple Dry-Hopped All-Citra IPA brewed with Coconut & Citrus Fruit. 10.8% ABV.
  • Evil Twin/Decadent Ales Decadent Delight #2 CAN –¬†Peanut Butter & Marshmallow Imperial Stout. 11.8% ABV.
  • Evil Twin/Decadent Ales Decadent Delight #1 CAN – We sold out of this one so fast that we had to Restock.¬†The first collaboration with Evil Twin Brewing. This imperial stout was brewed with pistachio. Coconut and cinnamon tie the nutty aroma with the roast and chocolate of the base. 11.7% ABV
  • Decadent Ales Bacon French Toast¬†16oz CAN –¬†¬†IPA with Maple Syrup, Caramelized Sugar and Loads of Bacon. 8.4% ABV.
  • Decadent Ales Blueberry Frosted Pastry¬† 16oz CAN –¬†¬†Mosaic Dry-Hopped DIPA brewed with Blueberries & Madagascar Vanilla Beans. 8.6% ABV.
  • Decadent Ales Coconut Almond Macaroon 16oz CAN – Double Dry-Hopped All-Mosaic IPA brewed with Coconut & Almond. 8.2% ABV.
  • Decadent Ales Double Toasted Marshmallow¬† 16oz CAN –¬†¬†Dry hopped with a variety of hops featuring mosaic, Madagascar vanilla bean, marshmallows and a variety of candied, turbinado, coconut and other sugars create the mellow sweetness of campfire toasted marshmallow. 9.1% ABV.
  • Decadent Ales Ectoplasmic Orange 16oz CAN –¬†All Citra double dry hopped IPA, with tangerine and orange zest added.
  • Decadent Ales Peach Frosted Pastry 16oz CAN –¬†¬†DIPA with peaches, cinnamon and allspice added. 8.6% ABV
  • Decadent Ales S’mores¬† 16oz CAN –¬†All Mosaic Double Dry-Hopped DIPA brewed with Graham Crackers & Marshmallows. 9.1% ABV.
  • Decadent Ales Strawberry French Toast 16oz CAN –¬†DIPA with Vermont Maple Syrup, sugar burned and caramelized stove top, juicy strawberries, and a touch of cinnamon. Notes of dough and pancake batter round out the finish. Good for breakfast. Great for dessert. 8.6% ABV
  • Decadent Ales Strawberry Frosted Pastry¬† 16oz CAN –¬†Mosaic Dry-Hopped DIPA brewed with Strawberries & Madagascar Vanilla Beans. 8.6% ABV.

Jester King

  • El Cedro 750ml Bottles –¬†Hoppy Cedar-Aged Farmhouse Ale! The resinous, slightly evergreen aroma of the cedar would meld well with citrusy American hops. The funk from our mixed culture ended up adding an interesting over-ripened fruit note. 6..5% ABV.
  • Le Petit Prince 750ml Bottles –¬†Le Petit Prince is dry and bitter, showcasing the raw Texas Hill Country water and character of our mixed culture. It‚Äôs the Jester King beer by the people and for the people. A brewery Favorite and ours as well. 3% ABV.
  • Figlet 750ml Bottles –¬†Farmhouse ale refermented with Texas figs smoked by our world famed friends at¬†FRANKLIN BBQ. 5.4% ABV. Yup, yup that’s Aaron Franklin on the Label!
  • Simple Means 750ml Bottles –¬†Simple Means takes inspiration from Altbier. This Farmhouse version is¬†brewed with unfiltered, raw, Hill Country well water, malted barley, beechwood smoked malted barley, and hops. 100% naturally conditioned through refermentation in the bottle. 5.6% ABV Sleep Well Beast, Sleep Well!
  • Repos√©¬†750ml Bottles –¬†Inspired by the dusty, hay-filled stone barns of the Nord de France that likely gave way to the rise of Bi√®re de Garde, we included a small portion of hay in the mash for this beer. Taking a further cue from the slow and steady winter fermentation of the style, we allowed Repos√© to rest in brandy barrels for almost a year. Unfiltered, unpasteurized, and 100% bottle-conditioned. 8.3% ABV.

Public Access Brewing Debuting in Iowa next week via Abu Nawas! Plus more Hoof Hearted, Omnipollo, Evil Twin, and Stillwater

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Another big drop from Abu Nawas will be coming next week and along with this drop is the debut in Iowa of Public Access Brewing. Here’s more on this brewery:

The story behind Public Access starts with a little bar in Greenpoint Brooklyn you may have heard of called T√łrst. Since the day it opened in spring of 2013, T√łrst has been a haven for beer nerds all over the world. It has also managed to produce some serious brewing talent. Guys like Joey Pepper from Folksbier and Anthony Sorice from Root + Branch, got their start bartending at T√łrst and have since moved on to make some of the highest rated, most sought-after beer on the East Coast. Another of those T√łrst talents – specifically Ramon Manuel Manrique Hung. The story of the superb new Public Access Brewing is the story of Venezuelan native Ram√≥n Manrique, who was living in Belgium when he became enchanted by the variety and traditions of Belgian beer. His passion for craft beer led him to positions at world-renowned beer destinations T√łrst & Proletariat,¬† We could not be more psyched to start bringing his Public Access beers to you. Their first release is on deck for this month‚Ķ

For you untappd fans here’s what is being said about On Air:

https://untappd.com/b/public-access-on-air/3236823

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PUBLIC ACCESS 

  • Public Access On Air 16oz CAN ‚Äď Double Dry-Hopped DIPA with Citra, Comet and Mandarina Bavaria. 8% ABV

 

Omnipollo:

  • Omnipollo Nebuchadnezzar 16oz CAN –¬†Omnipollo’s Award-winning IIPA… 8.5% ABV.
  • Omnipollo Gygax 16oz CAN –¬†¬†Grapefruit Tonic Gose Ale Brewed with Grapefruit, Quinine & Lactose Sugar. 6% ABV.
  • Omnipollo Andreas Oat 16oz¬†CAN –¬†¬†7% NE-Style Oat IPA
  • Omnipollo Devin the Dude 12oz¬†CAN – Officially the most price-friendly Omni beer ever released Stateside!!! 5.2% Pils.
  • Omnipollo Tetragrammaton 16oz¬†CAN –¬† 7.3% Galaxy, Citra, & Mosaic IPA
Evil Twin:
  • Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break 16oz CAN – Imperial Stout with Almonds, Espresso, Vanilla. 11.5% ABV.
  • Evil Twin Even More Coco Jesus 16oz CAN –¬†Imperial Stout brewed with Maple Syrup and Coconut. 12% ABV.
  • Evil Twin Geyser Gose 16oz CAN –¬† Collab Gose, made with Icelandic herbs and smoked sea salt. 5.5% ABV.
  • Evil Twin / Omnipollo Pink Lemonade IPA¬†12oz CAN –¬†Summer Seasonal Collab with Omnipollo; 7% Pink Lemonade-Style IPA.
  • Evil Twin¬†Mission Gose¬†12oz CAN –¬†4.5% Gose brewed with Eucalyptus
Stillwater:
  • Stillwater Artisanal ¬†Levadura 16oz¬†CAN – Oaxacan-style Gose sour ale brewed with salt, agave, & lime. 4.6% ABV.
  • Stillwater Artisanal Stateside 16oz¬†CAN –¬†Stillwater’s flagship beer, Anglo-Belgian saison. 6.8% ABV.
  • Stillwater Artisanal ¬†Classique¬†12oz CAN –¬† Super Excited to see this one back!¬†Post-Prohibition Style (ale)… corn, rice, pilsner malt… and lots of your favorite old-school American hops… “your Grandfather‚Äôs new beer.” 4.5% ABV.
Off Color:
  • Off Color Spots 12oz Bottles –¬†Tropical Fruit Berliner Weisse. 3.8% ABV
  • Off Color Troublesome 12oz Bottles –¬†Gose. 4.5% ABV
  • Off Color Apex Predator¬†12oz Bottles –¬†Off Colors Legendary Saison! 6.5% ABV.
  • Off Color Sparkles Finds Trouble 12oz¬†Bottles – Gose brewed with Hibiscus Flowers. 4.2% ABV
  • Off Color Le Woof 12oz¬†Bottles –¬† Biere de Garde. A French-style farmhouse ale. 7.8% ABV.
Hoof Hearted:
  • Hoof Hearted Did We Just Become Best¬†Friends 16oz¬†CAN –¬†Rotating dual hop series.¬†8% NE-Style DIPA with Galaxy & El Dorado.
  • Hoof Hearted Everybody Wants Some¬†20 Azacca 16oz¬†CAN – Rotating single-hop DIPA. 8% All¬† Azacca¬†Double Dry-Hopped DIPA.

Draft

  • Hoof Hearted Dorks of Hazard 1/6 bbl –¬†7% NE-Style DIPA
  • Hoof Hearted Did We Just Become Best Friends¬†1/6 bbl¬† –¬† Rotating dual hop series.¬†8% NE-Style DIPA with Galaxy & El Dorado.
  • Hoof Hearted Everybody Wants Some Simcoe¬†1/6 bbl –¬† Rotating single-hop DIPA. 8% All¬†¬† Simcoe¬†Double Dry-Hopped DIPA.
  • Hoof Hearted Everybody Wants Some¬†Azacca 1/6 bbl –¬†Rotating single-hop DIPA. 8% All ¬†Azacca Double Dry-Hopped DIPA.

Abu Nawas Drops this week: Fat Orange Cat, Stillwater, Abomination

A bunch of new brews from 3 great breweries will be hitting the shelves next week from Abu Nawas. Let’s get to it!

FAT ORANGE CAT

  • Fat Orange Cat Blood Orange Billy 16oz CAN –¬†Blood Orange NE-IPA. 6.66% ABV
  • Fat Orange Cat Lorenzo Blue 16oz CAN –¬†New England DIPA LOADED with Galaxy and Citra. 8% ABV.
  • Fat Orange Cat Sweet Jane Pineapple 16oz CAN –¬†¬†Milkshake IPA brewed with Vanilla, Lactose, Coconut, & Pineapple. 7.9% ABV.
  • Fat Orange Cat FOC All Cats Are Grey in the Dark 16oz CAN –¬†¬†White Stout – A light colored stout with a hint of coffee and strong notes of both chocolate and vanilla. 7.2% ABV.

STILLWATER

  • Stillwater ASMR Frisson 001 16oz¬† CAN –¬†¬†Sour ale brewed with wild blueberry, rolled oats & milk sugar. 6% ABV.
  • Stillwater Log Out 16oz¬† CAN –¬†Double India pale ale quadruple dry-hopped with Mosaic, Galaxy, Citra, and Nelson Sauvin. 9% ABV.
  • Stillwater This is only a Test Stout 005 CAN – Imperial Stout brewed with Ginger, Chili peppers and Sichuan Peppercorn¬†11% ABV
  • Stillwater Extra Dry 16oz CAN –¬†A Saison brewed with sake rice and dry hopped with Citra, Hallertau Blanc, and Sterling. 4.2% ABV.
  • Stillwater Artisanal Ales Extra Extra 16oz CAN -Double Brut IPA. 8% ABV
  • Stillwater¬†¬†Rhinestones & Sequins 16oz CAN –¬†Sour Brut Double IPA brewed with Sauvignon Blanc Grapes. 8% ABV.

Abomination Brewing

  • Abomination Brewing Bedtime Stories 16oz CAN –¬†¬†Imperial Milk Stout with Graham Crackers, Flaked Oats, Vanilla Beans and Marshmallows. 9.3% ABV.
  • Abomination Brewing Rotting Earth 16oz CAN –¬†Double IPA with a blend of Ariana, Pacific Jade, Eukanot and Denali. 9.3% ABV.
  • Abomination Brewing Shotgun Sour 16oz CAN –¬†Sour Ale brewed with Black Currant, Apricot, & Peach. 6.1% ABV

Gezellig Brewing in Newton opening June 7th!

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Newton, IA will be the home of Iowa’s newest brewery as Gezellig Brewing will be opening their doors on June 7th! Before the doors to the brewery open however, you will be able to try their beer if you’re in the Muscatine or Pella area as Bonnie’s on the Avenue in Muscatine and the Cellar Peanut Pub in Pella will have the following brews on tap from Gezellig: Turn Down for Brown, Newtonian Haze IPA, and Kviek and Subscribe IPA. These beers will be tapped at 1:00 this Friday, May 24th at those two locations.

Here’s more info on a couple beers mentioned above, and stay tuned for more info on the opening of this brewery. If you want some Gezellig beers on your lines, reach out to them via their Facebook page by clicking here.

Onto the brews:

*Newtonian Haze – Newtonian Haze checks all the boxes. Plenty hazy, a huge fruity nose, and it’s quaffable as all get out. Massive pineapple, papaya, and passionfruit leap out and say ‘it’s gonna be one of those nights, Jim’. Super-charged lemon lime pineapple coats your tongue but doesn’t overstay its welcome. If you wanted a milkshake, Dairy Queen is down the street. This right here is a drinking beer.

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*Turn Down for Brown -Cool kids beware. Your old man loves this beer and wants to tell THOSE 3 stories all night on repeat. Slight roasty coffee, sweet chocolate, and a hint of vanilla from German Ariana hops are rounded out by a bittering addition of UK Challenger and carefully selected caramel malts. Hunker down in brown town buddy. It’s gonna be a long night.

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Exile + Uinta team up for Brut IPA Collab! Backcountry Brut set for June 7th release!

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Here is some big news out of Des Moines as Exile and Uinta Brewing have teamed up to brew “Backcountry Brut”, a Brut IPA. Here’s more on this release courtesy of Exile!

Exile Brewing and Uinta Brewing brew collaboration Brut IPA

Exile Brewing (Des Moines, IA) and Uinta Brewing (Salt Lake City, UT) announce Backcountry Brut, a collaboration double brut IPA brewed at Exile for Des Moines Beer Week.

‚ÄúCollaboration beers represent what we love about craft brewing ‚Äď community, experimentation, and great beer.¬† We are big fans of Uinta and are excited to have them at our place to brew, share stories, and enjoy a few beers.‚ÄĚ Said Joey Hansen, head brewer at Exile.¬† After deliberation, brewers at each respective brewery settled on a double brut IPA. ‚ÄúIt would be perfect in a dry, sunny climate like Utah or a humid Iowa summer,‚ÄĚ says Hansen.

‚ÄúWe love the spirit of collaboration beers and see it as a way to connect with beer enthusiasts in markets we don‚Äôt get a chance to spend much time in‚ÄĚ said Jeremy Worrell, Director of Marketing at Uinta Brewing. ‚ÄúBelieve it or not, there is an abundance of Iowa natives now living in Utah and we consider this their chance to tip the ‚Äėol cap to those back home‚ÄĚ said Worrell. ‚ÄúThe team at Exile have been incredibly welcoming through this whole process and we couldn‚Äôt have asked for a better experience.‚ÄĚ

Backcountry Brut will be packaged in limited quantities of 6-pack bottles and kegs which will only be available for purchase in Iowa.  Release date is set for June 7th, 2019 and will be available on tap and in bottles during Des Moines Beer Week.

HUGE Crooked Stave drop coming from Abu Nawas!

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Tons of great Crooked Stave beers will be making their way to our shelves here in Iowa in the next week! Huge list so make sure to read through carefully!

CANS

  • Von Pilsner 12oz CAN –¬†Unfiltered Keller Pilsner
  • CO WildSage 12oz CAN – Brett saison brewed with lemongrass and sage
  • St. Bretta 12oz CAN –¬†¬†Brettanomyces citrus saison
  • Coffee Baltic Porter¬†12oz CAN –¬†Baltic porter featuring rotating coffee roasters
  • Crooked Stave IPA¬† 12oz CAN –¬†¬†American style IPA
  • Do You Even Zest?! DIPA¬†12oz CAN –¬†Citrus Double IPA¬†***NEW CAN***¬†Elevated from our experimental hazy IPA series, Do You Even Zest?! is a limited release loaded with an immense amount of hops and freshly zested citrus. This Citrus Double IPA was born out of our playful nature as brewers looking to challenge the status quo. Our team meticulously zests fresh citrus for each and every batch, which begs the question, do you even zest?
  • Sour Ros√©¬†12oz CAN¬†–¬†Wild ale aged in oak barrels with raspberries and blueberries

750’s LIMITED

  • Framboise 2018¬† –¬†Golden sour ale aged in oak barrels with Washington raspberries and vanilla beans.
  • Origins Vintage
  • Silly Cybies¬† –¬†Belgian style dark ale aged in oak barrels with Washington raspberries
  • Mama Bears Sour Cherry Pie 2017¬† –¬†Burgundy sour ale aged in oak barrels with Colorado Montmorency cherries
  • L’Brett d’Apricot 2017¬† –¬†Golden sour ale aged in oak barrels with Colorado apricots
  • L’Brett d’Or¬† –¬†Surreal golden sour ale aged in oak barrels
  • Surette Reserva Palisade Peach 2017 –¬†Reserva saison aged in oak barrels with Palisade peaches
  • Nightmare on Brett Vintage –¬†Dark sour ale aged in Leopold Bros whiskey barrels
  • Nightmare on Brett Sour Cherry 2017 l –¬†Dark sour ale aged in Leopold Bros whiskey barrels with Colorado Montmorency sour cherries

375s

  • Sunnyside of Bruxelles¬† –¬†Sunnyside Sour Red/Brown Ale brewed in collaboration with¬†Yvan De Baets¬†from Brasserie de la Senne.
  • Raspberry Origins
  • Blueberry Origins
  • Petite Sour Tart Cherry
  • Petite Sour Blueberry 2016 Vintage¬† – Mixed fermentation ale aged in oak with Washington blueberries
  • Petite Sour Raspberry 2016 Vintage¬† –¬†Mixed fermentation ale aged in oak with Washington raspberries
  • Petite Sour Ros√©¬† – 2016 Vintage¬† –¬†Wild ale aged in oak barrels on fruit skins
  • Petite Sour¬†Peach¬† –¬†Mixed fermentation ale aged in oak with Colorado Palisade peaches
  • St. Bretta¬† – Brettanomyces citrus saison
  • Vieille¬† –¬†Artisanal barrel-aged saison lightly dry hopped
  • CO Wild Sage¬† –¬†Brett saison brewed with lemongrass and sage
  • L’Brett d’Or Vintage¬† – Surreal Golden Sour Ale Aged in Oak Barrels
  • L’Brett d’Apricot¬† –¬†Golden sour ale aged in oak barrels with Colorado apricots
  • Raspberry Bianca WWB¬† –¬†A new school gose brewed with lactose and added raspberries, brewed in collaboration with Omnipollo¬†
  • Key Lime Tau – Collaboration with Hawkshead Brewery, a mixed culture fermentation brewed with lactose, fresh lime peel and lemongrass
  • Progenitor¬† –¬†Dry hopped golden sour ale
  • HopSavant¬† – American Brettanomyces IPA
  • Vieille¬† – Artisanal barrel-aged saison lightly dry hopped
  • CO WildSage¬† –¬†Brett saison brewed with lemongrass and sage
  • Progenitor –¬†Dry hopped golden sour ale
  • Nightmare on Brett Blueberry 2015 –¬†Dark sour ale aged in Leopold Bros whiskey barrels with Washington blueberries
  • Nightmare on Brett Raspberry 2015 – Dark sour ale aged in Leopold Bros whiskey barrels with Washington Raspberries
  • Ampersand Vol. 3 Ch. 1 –¬†¬†Golden Sour Botanical Ale, Aged in Ransom Old Tom Gin Barrels
  • Ampersand Vol. 3 Ch. 2 –¬†Burgundy Sour Ale, Aged in Ransom Rye Whiskey Barrels
  • Wild Wild Brett Batch #200 –¬†¬†American Wild Ale Aged With Raspberries and Dry Hopped
  • Surette Reserva Prunus Persica – Golden sour ale aged in oak barrels with peaches We have hand picked each Surette Reserva from unique batches that develop with indefinable complexity. Through embracing variation within our brewing seasons, each limited release is an expression of the terroir from which our fruit is sourced, the skilled stewardship of the farmers we work with, and the rustic beers we produce.

Two new brews coming from Lagunitas

It looks like Lagunitas will be releasing a couple of new brews and hopefully they will be arriving in time for summer as they both sound very refreshing. According to mybeerbuzz.blogspot.com, one will be a “wet-hopped juicy ale” that will be a part of their “One Hitter Series”, and the other will be an unfiltered version of “A Little Sumpin Ale”. Here’s more courtesy of mybeerbuzz.blogspot.com:

sumpin hazy

This is¬†A Little Sumpin‚Äôs Hazy Ale¬†and it looks like a new name for¬†A Little Sumpin‚Äô Unfiltered Ale.¬† This ‚Äúunfiltered take on sumpin‚Äô classic‚ÄĚ will hit 7.5%-AbV and you are looking at the 12oz Limited¬†Release¬†bottle.

phase change.jpg

This is¬†Phase Change¬†and it will be a ‚Äúseasonally unexpected wet-hopped juicy ale” that hits 7.2%-AbV.¬† This beer will be part of the 2019 OneHitter Series and you‚Äôre looking at the 12oz bottle.