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Cold Beer For Spring Fever
Posted on April 20, 2019 by in Beer & Cider

Quench your thirst for springtime refreshment with our wide selection of seasonal craft beer.

Spring brings renewal, marking the transition from heavier, darker winter brews to lighter, fruitier flavors and fresh ingredients. Get your fill of IPAs, bocks, ales, wheat beers, goses and saisons

When it comes to seasonal spring beer, there isn’t a particular overarching identity, which inspires a range of styles. Depending on the type of brew, flavors can vary from light, bright and fruity to piney, floral and hoppy.

Spring is all about Irish ales, German bocks, Belgian-style ales and other European-influenced varieties alongside American innovations. When choosing a fruit-based beer, keep this in mind: the fresher, the better. Lucky for you, we carry an impressive selection of craft beers from your favorite local breweries.

Cheers To Springtime Beers

21st Amendment Hell or High Watermelon – This beloved American wheat beer is brewed with 100% real watermelon puree and remains one of 21 Amendment’s top sellers. Enjoy springtime in a can with the crisp, dry and refreshing flavors of this straw-colored sensation.

ABV: 4.9%, IBU: 17

Modern Times Booming Rollers – A showcase for the juicy goodness of Citra hops, this potent IPA imparts a remarkable aroma and flavor with hints of tropical fruit. The malty body has a snappy bitterness, which is amplified by the dark stone fruit character of Motueka hops.
ABV: 6.8%, IBU: 75

Stone Tangerine Express – Brewed with a blend of six hops, this delicious IPA incorporates fresh fruit purees of tangerine and pineapple. The citrus flavors are balanced by a crisp bitterness. Don’t be fooled by the fruity exterior. Like most Stone varieties, this seasonal favorite is big, bad and bold.
ABV: 6.7%, IBU: 75

Sierra Nevada Tropical Torpedo – Inspired by the island life, this tropical twist on the American IPA features an intense rush of hoppy flavor and lush tropical aromas of mango, papaya and passionfruit. Everything you love about the Torpedo with an infusion of fruit.

ABV: 6.7%, IBU: 55

Samuel Adams New England IPA – Born inside Sam Adams’ nano brewery in Boston, this Northeast-style IPA is medium-bodied, hazy and oh so juicy. The slight sweetness balances the pineapple and grapefruit hops without being too bitter. A big punch with a luscious finish.

ABV: 6.8%, IBU: 35

Founders Rubaeus – Optimizing the flavor of fresh raspberries, Rubaeus is the perfect daytime drink during the spring and summer. This stunning berry-red masterpiece is the perfect blend of sweet, tart and refreshing. Enjoy the silky creaminess and complex richness

ABV: 5.7%, IBU: 15

Anderson Framboise Rosé Gose – By adding rose hips to the boil and fresh raspberry puree at the end of fermentation, this kettle-soured beer balances hibiscus-like flavors with the salty tartness of gose. The subtle raspberry fruit notes greet the nose and fall soft on the tangy palate.

ABV: 4.2%, IBU: 12

SanTan Mr. Pineapple – This stylish wheat ale is a local favorite—brimming with tropical personality from the heart of the desert. Savor the infusion of fresh pineapple juice from Fair Trade Costa Rican farms. SanTan takes a traditional wheat beer and adds seriously cool character.

ABV: 5.0%, IBU: 15