Two New Beers from SweetWater hit shelves in time for for Summertime fun!
The new seasonal from SweetWater that quenches summertime thirst is TripleTail Tropical IPA. The 5 hop additions give this beer its lush, tropical flavors and aroma. SweetWater’s brewmaster Mark Medlin hand-selected these hops during harvest time; with Denali standing out as the one that would provide the big juicy, tropical, citrus flavors, while the bittering hop (Bravo) would give it a nice orange flavor.
- Malts: 2-Row, Pilsner, Carapils
- Bittering hops: Bravo, Mosaic, Denali
- Dry hops: Mosaic, Denali, Waimea, Citra
- Yeast: House English Ale
- ABV: 5.5%
- IBUs: 57
TrippleTail is available beginning mid-June through October and can be found on draft, in bottles, 12 oz 6-packs and Fall Variety 12-packs or in cans, beginning July in Fall Variety 12-packs.
Also new from SweetWater in the breweries ever popular Dank Tank Series of specialty beers is Torikumi, a wasabi infused blonde ale. The beer is a collaboration between the Atlanta brewery and Telluride Brewing in Colorado.
Telluride Brewing Co. brewmaster Chris Fish visited Atlanta to see what he and SweetWater head brewer Nick Nock could cook up for a collaboration brew. A trip up Buford Highway inspired the brewers to experiment with wasabi – added to a blonde ale, the wasabi provided some serious heat and a flavor profile that knocked the brewers’ mawashis off. This is a beer to share with friends and experiment with – try pairing it with sushi, ginger, Japanese noodle dishes, or just some grilled chicken.
- Malts: 2-Row, Wheat, Carapils, Rye Malt, Oat Flakes
- Hops: Magnum, Saaz, Sorachi Ace
- ABV: 7.5%
- IBUs: 27
Available in 4 pack 16oz cans and on draft starting week of June 12.