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DrinkCraftBeer.com is Still Open During Renovations

Author // Jeff Wharton

Hi Craft Beer Drinkers!

As you may have noticed, the site is in the middle of a bit of a redesign. We were hoping to unveil this when it was 100% complete but unfortunately we were forced to release our new look early (and less than completed) due to some server and host issues. Basically, our growth estimates turned out to be a little conservative and more of you have been coming every day (we know, it's a good problem to have). We've known we had to do some back-end upgrades for a while and these are tied directly to the redesign.  We just thought we had more time. Our choices were to either do the release early and a little unfinished or to shut down the site for a longer time. We chose to keep the site up and running!

So we thank you for bearing with us during this time. We promise we have some really cool things planned in this redesign and it's going to end up way better than the old look. So, until it's done, we hope you can tolerate our mid-renovation look.

As always, thanks for reading!
Jeff & Devon

Southern Tier Iniquity Preview

Author // Devon

New beer from Southern Tier is always an interesting prospect. Iniquity, an imperial black ale sure seems like it will be interesting to say the least.

 From the label: 

" The hexagram talisman has been used around the world for centuries to invoke magic and god luck. The six-point start is also the customary  symbol of brewing representing the essential and pure ingredients of the craft: water, hops, grain, malt, yeast and of course the brewer.

Wishes of good fortune often collaborate with the brewers creativity to yield dramatic results. We carefully chose this name for this imperial IBA. Iniquity - a word opposing goodness. Why? This beer is contrary to what one  may expect from an IPA; this is an ale as black as night. It is the antithesis of of Unearthly.

Some may consider it an immoral act to blacken and ale. We suggest they don't rely on conventional standards. Allow the darkness to consume you. Cheers!"


Southern Tier 422 Pale Ale Preview

Author // Devon

More new beer from Southern Tier! We don't have much information on this beer but we'll update as well learn more. For now we do know that Southern Tier is planning a beer for Earth Day called 422 Pale that's a Pale Wheat Ale. That sounds might tasty to us. 

Troegs Flying Mouflan Preview

Author // Devon

We're ecstatic that that Troegs finally started distributing near us, and now after discovering this beer we're even more excited.

Dubbed the "Flying Mouflan" the label states:

"This alluring ale is like "pushing our Nuggest Nectar off the side of a cliff" tastes like hops dipped in candied sugar and rolled in dark chocolate nibs. Patient beer lovers who cellar the Moulfan will be rewarded with mellowed hops and lucious malt."

At 9.3% abv this seems like quite the beer. Can't wait to try this one!