What’s On Tap This Weekend?

Wondering what you’ll be able to sample this Saturday on our One Year Anniversary Tour? We will be visiting SweetWater Brewing Company, Red Brick Brewing, and Red Hare Brewing. Check out the list below (subject to change and availability). Tickets are still available at http://SouthernBeerTours.com/tours-list.html

Red Brick

The Beast
Barrel Aged Belgium Strong Ale

Laughing Skull
American Amber Ale, 5.3% ABV, 25 IBUs

Hoplanta
American IPA, 6.8% ABV, 61 IBUs

Imperial Stout
Barrel Aged Imperial Stout

Atomic Frog
Imperial India Pale Lager, 8% ABV

Divine Bovine
Chai Milk Stout, 6% ABV, 26 IBUs

Sweetwater

SweetWater / Southern Beer Tours Collab “Blood Orange You Hoppy”
Blood Orange IPA

Sweetwater Blue
Fruit Beer, 4.9% ABV

Sweetwater IPA
American IPA, 6.3% ABV

Sweetwater 420
American Pale Ale, 5.4% ABV

Sweetwater Georgia Brown
English Brown Ale, 5% ABV, 24 IBUs

Sweetwater Spinnerbait
Belgium Style Red Ale, 6.0% ABV, 25 IBUs

SweetWater Happy Ending
Imperial Stout, 8.8% ABV, 60 IBUs

SweetWater Hop Hash
Double IPA, 7.8% ABV, 100 IBUs

Red Hare

Orange Dream Cotton Tail Pale Ale

Watership Brown Ale
English Brown Ale, 7.2% ABV, 45 IBUs

Gangway IPA
American IPA, 6.2% ABV, 65 IBUs

Long Day Lager
Bohemian Style Lager, 4.98% ABV, 25 IBUs

Cotton Tail Pale
Pale Ale, 5.5% ABV, 37 IBUs

Imperial Red IPA
Imperial IPA, 9.4% ABV

Root Beer
Pure Cane Sugar Root Beer, 0% ABV


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Southern Beer Tours makes Blood Orange IPA w/ SweetWater

To help celebrate our One Year Anniversary Tour we will have a special one-off beer at each stop on Febuary 7th. Red Brick will be serving the Beast, a barrel aged Belgium strong ale. Red Hare will serve us a cask of Orange Dream Cotton Tail Pale Ale. Then SweetWater had us come make this Blood Orange IPA cask with them for our tour.

Our first idea was to make a Blood Orange Happy Ending Stout. Happy Ending is one of our favorite beers so we wanted to do a little twist on it. After doing a test taste, we realized that the Happy Ending is too big a beer for the blood oranges to be really noticed. Thanks to SweetWater’s head brewer, Nick Nock for taking time to help us make this cask!
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So we tested the blood orange juice with a few different beers. First was with their IPA. This gave it a tart finish that we found very good and surprising. Next we tested it with Johnny Hash. This gave us a very sweet smooth tasting beer. In the end we decided to take a mix of both IPAs, and do a 70/30 mix of IPA and Johnny Hash.
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So our next step was to fill the cask with both IPAs. We needed to leave a little room at the top of the cask to prevent a blowout from too much fermentation.
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Then we added the blood orange juice. We had no idea this was even available, but they had it in stock at our local Whole Foods.
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Our final step was to pitch some yeast into the cask to help it ferment. There will be about 9 days of fermentation in the cask for this beer.
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And here is our cask now that it is completed.
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Join us this Saturday, February 7th for your only chance to taste this beer. Tickets are available but are selling quick.


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Red Brick Imperial Stout Release

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Red Brick has announced the latest in their Brick Mason series of beers, Imperial Stout!

“Did you love the 20th anniversary Imperial Stout from last year? Well do we have a surprise for you! IT’S BACK! We have taken our Imperial Stout, inspired by our 20th anniversary recipe, and barrel aged half of it before blending it with a fresh batch prior to bottling!”

The release party will be Saturday, February 7th. You’ll be able to taste this with us on our One Year Anniversary Tour on the same day. Also they will tap the Beast, a barrel aged belgium strong ale, to help us celebrate. Tickets are moving fast so buy now!

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Red Hare’s Rabbit Reserve Series: Imperial Red IPA

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Red Hare has announced it’s newest addition to their Rabbit Reserve Series, Imperial Red IPA. This beer will be released as a draft only special for a limited time.

“This Imperial Red IPA is brewed with a ton of hops, offset by a sweet malt forward profile. Deep red in hue, and a warming 9.4% ABV; the force is strong with this one.”

The release party will be Saturday, February 7th. You’ll be able to taste this with us on our One Year Anniversary Tour on the same day. Also they have made a special Orange Dream Cotton Tale Pale Ale cask to help us celebrate. Tickets are moving fast so buy now!

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