(Abita Springs, LA) – The latest from Abita Brewing Co.’s email newsletter…
Exciting new announcements for 2014. We have decided to make some changes to our Harvest and Seasonal line-up to spice things up a bit. Additionally, we have finalized the 2013/2014 schedule for our exclusive Select Series.
Introducing Seersucker Summer Pils – This brew will be made with pilsner and carapils malts and hopped with German Tradition and German Spalt hops. It is a straw-colored pilsner beer with a traditional full-bodied malt flavor and hop bitterness. (ABV 4.8% Color 7 lovibond IBU 35) Seeksucker Summer Pils will be available in Summer of 2014 and a test batch will be on tap in the Abita Visitor Center in the next coming weeks.
Our new Fall seasonal, Octoberfest, will be a tweaked version of our previous Fall Fest with a stronger hop character. Octoberfest will be available in Fall of 2014.
2014 Seasonal Line-up: Mardi Gras Bock, Spring I.P.A., Seersucker Summer Pils, Octoberfest & Christmas Ale.
Strawberry Harvest Lager will be available on draft for the first time starting in 2014! Also, Lemon Wheat (previously Seasonal) will be joining the Harvest family.
2014 Harvest Series Line-up: Grapefruit Harvest IPA, Strawberry Harvest Lager, Lemon Harvest Wheat & Pecan Harvest Ale.
Select Series 2013/14 Line-up:
Macchiato (November 2013): Espresso Milk Stout
Hopgator (January 2014): Helles Doppelbock
Imperator (March 2014): Black IPA
Triple Haze (May 2014): Rasberry Golden. Popular Select from 2013
Legendary Gator (August 2014): 10.25% “Triple Helles Doppelbock”
Naughty Quaker (October 2014): Oatmeal Stout