That’s right, Victory Brewing out of Pennsylvania has a summer variety pack that’s perfect to beat the heat this weekend. Get 3 bottles each of Vital IPA, Summer Love, Cage Radler lemon shandy and Frische Berliner Weisse for only $12.99 while supplies last! These will be arriving at the shop on Friday.
This week we were lucky enough to be named by Men’s Journal one of the top 50 craft beer bottle shops in the great ol’ US of A as the only representative from Texas! You can view the article here. We would like to thank you, our loyal customers, yet again for allowing us to continue to do what we love to do – help y’all find awesome beers to enjoy – every single day. Cheers!
Free In-Store Tastings – All 6-8pm Except Where Noted
Thursday, August 11th
WhichCraft Beer Store will be hosting a free tasting of Texas Keeper Grafter Rose, The Bruery Jardinier, Wasatch Snap Down hoppy lager and Original Sin Cherry Cider.
Friday, August 12th
Byron from Goose Island will be back at the store sampling out Sofie, Goose IPA, 4 Star Pils and Lolita.
Saturday, August 13th
We’ll be hosting our own tasting featuring Stone Stochasticity Graniac, Strange Land Noir Belge, Kazematten Wipers Times, Ace Blackjack and Real Ale Brewers’ Cut Session IPA.
Wednesday, August 17th
Hodge from (new local brewery…??) Oskar Blues will be back in the house with free samples of the new Priscilla and Passion Fruit Pinner as well as old faves Pinner & Dale’s Pale Ale.
Thursday, August 18th
Tallgrass Brewing out of Kansas just launched in Texas about a month ago so we’re helping support that launch by having the rep in to sample out 8-Bit pale ale, Top Rope IPA, Buffalo Sweat Oatmeal stout, and Raspberry Jam.
New Beers This Week
Back in stock: Mikkeller Hallo Ich Bin Berliner Weisse, To Ol Black Maria.
Oskar Blues Passion Fruit Pinner – Clean malts with hints of toasted biscuit pair with zesty hops to spice up the taste and aromas from pureed Passion Fruit and a small spike of pureed Blood Orange. 4.9% ABV/Longmont, CO/Ratebeer 81/Availability:
Oskar Blues Priscilla – Priscilla’s zesty citrus and light fresh baked bread aromas mix with spicy, fruity fermentation. Light bodied with a subtle savory spice accent and a dry, lightly tart finish. 5.2% ABV/Longmont, CO/Beer Advocate 84/Availability:
Dogfish Head Seaquench – A session sour made with lime peel, black lime and sea salt. It’s a citrusy-tart union of three German styles of beer blissfully brewed into one. Dogfish begins by brewing a straightforward Kolsch with lots of wheat and Munich Malt, then brews a salty Gose with black limes, coriander and sea salt. It is followed up with a citrusy-tart Berlinerweiss made with lime juice and lime peel. All three beers are then blended together in the fermentation tank to create this German hybrid. 4.9% ABV/Milton, DE/No ratings yet/Availability:
Victory Elderflower Berliner Weisse – The latest in Victory’s Blackboard Series is a slightly tart wheat beer with the addition of Elderflowers for a floral and mildly sweet finish. 5.2% ABV/Downington, PA/Beer Advocate 89/Availability:
Buffalo Bayou Rotundone Peach – This variation of Rotundone, Buff Brew’s old-school French Saison, is a savory peach bomb. Fresh & juicy peaches add perfect balance of wafer thin sweetness to the peppery Saison base. 9% ABV/Houston, TX/No ratings yet/Availability: decent
Nebraska Tarte Apricot Saison – A variation on Nebraska’s Apricot au Poivre Saison, this one is aged in chardonnay barrels with apricots. 750mL format. 7.5% ABV/Papillion, NE/Ratebeer 86/Availability: decent
Mikkeller Green & Gold IPA – Mikkeller’s take on an American-style IPA. Aggressively hopped with Simcoe, Cascade and Amarillo and comes in a single 16 oz can. 6.9% ABV/Copenhagen, Denmark/Ratebeer 98/Availability: plenty
Infamous Sexapeel – The newest release from Josh & the crew at Infamous, Sexapeel is a hefeweizen brewed with coriander and orange peel. 6 pack cans; infinitely crushable in this heat. 6% ABV/Austin, TX/No ratings yet/Availability: plenty
Ballast Point Pumpkin Down* – Ballast Point used the caramel and toffee maltiness of their Piper Down Scottish ale as the perfect backdrop for a boatload of roasted pumpkin. Just before bottling, they add a subtle amount of spice to complement, but not overwhelm, the earthy flavor. 5.8% ABV/San Diego, CA/Ratebeer 84/Availability: decent/*Arriving Friday
Ballast Point Dead Ringer* – Thanks to an abundance of toasted malt and a lower hop bitterness, this dark reddish brown Oktoberfest lager is loaded with sweet, caramel toffee flavors and aromas. 6% ABV/San Diego, CA/Beer Advocate 83/Availability: decent/*Arriving Friday
Free Weekend Tastings
6-8 pm, Free Goose Island Tasting! Details Above.
Stone Stochasticity Graniac
Strange Land Noir Belge
Kazematten Wipers Times
Real Ale Brewers’ Cut Session IPA