24 May 2012

Weyerbacher - Sour Black (Pinot Noir Barrels)

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You may remember back on May 4th we welcomed Bobby Clark from Weyerbacher to premier a new sour Ale coming from Chris Wilson called Sour Black.  At the time this was simply a working name and there was no real label or even name.  I can tell you it’s an amazing beer and I’m really excited to see that it will be hitting the shelves soon.  Sour Black will be packaged in 750ml bottles.  Sour Black was aged in former Rapture Pinot Noir barrels and the you can really taste the influence the wine barrels had on it with a vinous background, a little oak and a wonderful sour flavor.

10 May 2012

Weyerbacher Last Chance IPA Coming 5/28 (Blasphemy 2012 Too!)

imageIn case you missed the news & label, click HERE for my original story on Weyerbacher Last Chance IPA.  Great news today from Weyerbacher.  Last Chance IPA will officially be released on 5/25.  As a bonus 2012 Blasphemy will be released at the same time.  From Weyerbacher:

Come down to the brewery Friday, May 25th between 4:30 and 8pm to get your absolute first shot at sampling Weyerbacher’s newest brew: Last Chance IPA is a 5.9% ABV West Coast-Style India Pale Ale using a combination of Centennial, Cascade, Simcoe and Columbus hops.

Weyerbacher Brewing Company donates a portion of the proceeds from the sale of every drop of Last Chance IPA to small, regional animal rescue operations. These shelters offer dogs, cats and other pets their last chance to find a new home. Have a glass, make a difference!

05 May 2012

Weyebacher Last Chance IPA Replaces Hops Infusion

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We talked about this beer today on the WILK Friday BeerBuzz with Bobby Clark…and now you have the new label for Weyerbacher Last Chance IPA.  last Chance is the replacement for Weyerbacher’s original Hops Infusion…a result of Chris Wilson ‘s Project IPA search for the replacement and I’m proud to be the first to bring it to you.  Last Chance will be a 5.9% IPA packaged in 12oz bottles.  As an extra special bonus…a portion of the Last Chance IPA proceeds will benefit Animal Rescue….thus the reference to “last chance.”  Cheers to Chris, Dan, Bobby & everyone @ Weyerbacher for a great new beer AND a beer that not only tastes great…but a beer that makes a difference.

Weyerbacher Double Simcoe DIPA

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Here’s your first peek at the Weyerbacher Double Simcoe IPA NEW Label.  This is radically different from the original label and I seems to share some of the new hop graphics with the new Last Chance IPA label…but in any case it looks great.  It’s 9%ABV & a 12oz bottle.

04 May 2012

WILK Friday BeerBuzz–4 May 2012 Weyerbacher Seventeen w/Chris Wilson

WILKFridayBerbuzz8Back in May of 2010 we quietly launched our very first every WILK Friday BeerBuzz show.  I remember my emotions for that show being somewhere between excitement and complete fear.  Jump ahead 2 years later, and I can’t believe we’re celebrating our 2nd Year Anniversary.

Last year for our 1-year anniversary, we invited Chris Wilson from Weyerbacher Brewing up to celebrate our anniversary with us.  Chris brought up some Weyerbacher 16 and our pal Theresa Duffy brought even more great Weyerbacher beer to celebrate at our Krugel’s tasting party.  Since everyone had such a great time, we thought why not make it a tradition, and do it all again w/Weyerbacher….and of course there’s a BIG PARTY TONIGHT!

With Chris out in San Diego for the Craft Brewers Conference, we were lucky enough to get Bobby Clark to join us and bring up a really special beer.  This beer is so new, it doesn’t even have a name so we’re simply calling it Weyerbacher Sour Black.  This new brew is a black Belgian-style sour that’s been aging for close to a year in the former Rapture Pinot Noir barrels and the flavor is amazing.  Sour Black has a rich color and a bold sour flavor.  You can really taste the influence the wine barrels had on it with a vinous background, a little oak and a wonderful sour flavor.  I’ll be excited to see this one released and can’t wait to hear the name.

It was also cool to talk to Bobby about the development & use of the new Weyerbacher logo & the brewery expansion.  (We brought you a peek at the new logo back in Feb)

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My thanks to Bobby Clark for making the ride up to be on our show AND to stay for tonight’s special Weyerbacher tasting event 

Remember to come out tonight (May 4th) from 5-7PM @ Krugel’s Georgetown Deli, next to the Big Cow on Rt 309 in Wilkes-Barre Twp. to celebrate the 2-Year Anniversary of the Friday BeerBuzz on WILK. We’ll have Bobby Clark from Weyerbacher on hand with a sampling of their great brews and the entire WILK Friday BeerBuzz crew will be there to talk beer. This event is open to all (must be 21 or older to sample beer) so be sure to bring a friend and stop by!

Thanks

to Bobby Clark from Weyerbacher, Nancy, John, & Joe for yet another fun Friday.

The Friday BeerBuzz…bringing good beers and good people together.

As always you can check out the video on-line at the WILK Friday BeerBuzz page by clicking HERE.