April ExtravaCANza: Summer Time Brews With Tropical Hues

The first of our monthly column following the latest and greatest from the Valley's craft beer scene


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Welcome to ExtravaCANza, a new monthly web column where we’ll be highlighting some of the most exciting releases in the world of craft beer and cider. This month, there are a lot of folks switching over to summertime flavors, so below you’ll find lots of tropical flavors, and also some crazy cool collaborations.

 

April 26

Double Dry Hopped Down Under Bomb

 

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ABV: 6.5%
Style: Unfiltered IPA
Flavor: Aroma of kiwi and pineapple. Taste of bubblegum and light orange pith.
Notes: Brewed with a double dose of Australian and New Zealand hops: Galaxy, Rakau, Motueka. 4-pack.
Where to Get It: Sloop Brewing Company in Elizaville starting at noon.
Availability: Allotments subject to change based on demand.

 

Bloomerang

ABV: 6.4%
Style: Northeast IPA
Flavor: Hibiscus.
Notes: 16 oz cans, 4-pack. Brewed in collaboration with Two Roads Brewing Company.
Where to Get It: Industrial Arts Brewing Company Taproom in Garnerville starting at 4 p.m.
Availability: Limit 1 case per person.

 

April 27

MooeyBoss

ABV: 5.3%
Style: Dry-Hopped English Bitter/Cream Ale-Hybrid
Flavor: Light in body; bright tropical fruit notes; gentle bitterness
Notes: Brewed collaboratively between Newburgh Brewing Company and Bonn Brewing Company of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Bonn's owner/brewmaster, Sam Masotto, is the former Assistant Brewer at NBC, and returned to his roots for this collaboration. MooeyBoss is a blend of Bonn's Great American Beer Festival-award winning Mooey and Newburgh’s GABF-award winning Cream Ale, with a generous dose of hops added.  
Where to Get It: 16 oz cans, 4-pack. No limits. Also on tap. Get it at NBC’s taproom and limited distribution in NY and CT.
Availability: Limited release; get it before it’s gone. 

 

April 28

Horizon Loop

ABV: 8%
Style: Sour DIPA
Flavor: Raw wheat, malted oat, milk sugar, apricots, and lemon myrtle. Hopped with Simcoe powder.
Notes: 12 oz cans, 6-pack.
Where to Get It: Hudson Valley Brewery in Beacon. Arrive early! At 8 a.m. an HVB employee will give out wristbands to those in line at which point guests are free to leave, but should return by 11:30 a.m. when doors open. Check their Instagram for status updates.
Availability: Allotments subject to change based on demand.

 

Are you a brewer with a killer release in your lineup? Send us an email at sfowler@hvmag.com.

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