The Rare Beer Club returns in April with two American breweries featured:
> Nebraska Brewing Co. Mélange A Trois Belgian Strong ale Aged in Chardonnay Barrels – 11.3% ABV – RB 98
> Jester King Simple Means Farmhouse Altbier with Smoked Malt – 5.6% ABV
In addition, these five beers are brand-new and can also be substituted into first shipments:
Fantome Hiver Saison
Jester King Dichotomous Ale
Jester King Biere De Miel Ale
Jester King Le Petit Prince Ale
Jester King Das Wunderkind Saison Ale
You can view all the available beers for any given month on our special landing page. Read on below to learn more about the monthly club…
1) Use a BeerPulse discount
Use one of the promo codes below when you order. You may use these codes on any of the multiple beer clubs offered by The Microbrewed Beer Club of the Month, not just The Rare Beer Club.
BEERPULSE10 – $10 off ANY Beer Club Membership (2-month minimum)
BEERPULSE15 – $15 off ANY prepaid Beer Club Membership of 6 months or longer
BEERPULSE25 – $25 off ANY prepaid 12 month Beer Club Membership
2) Check out this month’s featured beers
Nebraska Brewing Company – Barrel Aged Reserve Series: Mélange à Trois
“This is one of the most impressive beers we’ve had in a while. The Belgian-style blonde base pops with all kinds of complexity throughout: honeyed malts, round esters like cotton candy and fruit punch—plus fine-bubbled carbonation and a peppery yeast character that pokes in throughout to keep this beer fully focused. The influence from those French oak barrels that previously held Chardonnay is similarly expressive, manifesting as layered tree…”
Jester King Brewery – Simple Means
“One of our favorite things about Simple Means is that all its elements—from initial pour to crisp finish, seem perfectly synced. In the glass, it looks like a well-foamed dunkelweizen: all mousse-y, light-brown bubbles filling the top quarter of the glass, lasting basically forever. A nearly opaque, ruby-tinged liquid sits beneath, almost the color of dark tea in some lights. It almost looks (given some artistic license) like a thick plume of…”
To get these beers, please place your order on or before April 15th 11:59PM EDT & make sure to ask for these beers. They will ship a couple weeks after. Note that beers are sometimes/often available for the following month’s shipment as well.
For your first shipment, you will receive the above two beers unless you specify otherwise. You may call and ask for one of the beers that they still have on the floor and substitute it into your first shipment. Just make sure to do so right after you place your order.
Beginning with the second month, you’ll automatically be enrolled in the Personalized Shipment Program™ which ensures that as a personal member of The Rare Beer Club™ you’ll receive only the beers you want to get. (Also available to gift recipients upon request.) Each month prior to receiving your shipment, you will be sent an email detailing the two upcoming beer selections and given the ability customize what you will receive. You can:
-Add more bottles of either or both of the upcoming featured beers
-Add more of your favorite past selections
-Replace one or both of the featured beers with your favorite past selections
-Choose not to receive one of the featured beers
-Skip the entire shipment altogether
-You’re in complete control of what you receive every month and can rest easy knowing you’ll never get a beer you didn’t want to get. No other beer club offers that kind of flexibility.
4) Beers available to substitute/order in your next shipment:
RB = RateBeer Score
1) Anchorage Mosaic Saison – RB 99
2) Nebraska Melange a Trois – RB 98 – CURRENT MONTH SELECTION
3) Jester King Das Wunderkind Saison Ale – RB 98
4) Troubadour Westkust – RB 97 – RBC Exclusive
5) Fantome Hiver Saison – RB 96
6) Jester King Biere De Miel Ale – RB 96
7) Jester King 2015 Autumnal Dichotomous Ale
8) Jester King Le Petit Prince Ale
9) River Horse Imperial Chocolate Porter – RBC Exclusive
10) Valiant Chernyy Medved Imperial Cherry Stout – RBC Exclusive
11) Sly Fox 20 Year Anniversary Ale
12) Jopen Koyt
13) Poperings Hommelbier 2015 Fresh Harvest Limited edition
14) Jester King Simple Means – CURRENT MONTH SELECTION
You can learn more about the other four Jester King beers here.
5) How many bottles can I order?
You can order a no-obligation membership or a prepaid membership. There is no cancellation fee. 100% satisfaction is guaranteed. There are three different membership levels:
Platinum – (6) – 750 ml. bottles each month, three bottles of two different beers. $69.95 plus $19.00 S&H per month.
Gold – (4) – 750 ml. bottles each month, two bottles of two different beers. $52.95 plus $16.00 S&H per month.
Silver – (2) – 750 ml. bottles each month, one bottle of two different beers. $32.95 plus $14.00 S&H per month.
The beer will arrive at your address approximately 2-3 weeks after the 15th-of-the-month deadline passes.
6) Give as a gift
– Choose from 4 unique beer club membership types to meet your budget and suit all palates.
– Send anywhere from 2 to 12 shipments, sending every month, every other month, quarterly or on specific months you choose and your thoughtfulness will be remembered long after the first shipment arrives.
– Use our Design Your Own Club™ program to combine our four beer clubs into a single membership or combine a beer club membership with any of our other 5 monthly clubs.
– Order easily online or toll free in minutes.
– Print out or email a customized gift announcement now or on the date you choose. No gift wrapping or waiting in line ship your gift.
– Best of all, rest easy knowing that we’re going to make you stand out by shipping an assortment of expertly selected, hard-to-find craft beers throughout the duration of your gift.
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