Awaken Your Palate with Spring Seasonals

Spring Seasonal Craft Beer Offerings from

BOULDER, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Spring is in the air…and should be on your taste buds. To prepare
your palate for the bright and invigorating tastes of the season,—the
(BA) website for beer lovers—has compiled a list of
spring seasonal craft beers from small and independent craft brewers.

“Spring craft beers truly bring the flavors of the season to life,
offering a diverse and refreshing experience,” said Julia Herz,
publisher of “The refreshing and pleasant flavors add to
the already wide assortment of beers available at America’s 4,100+ craft

Last year, in the 13 weeks ending May 17, seasonals were up 7.3% in
dollar sales and 4.8% in volume sales based on IRI scan data. They
represented 12.9% share of craft in dollar sales and 13.3% share of
craft in total volume.

Savor the warmer weather and fresh floral air with some of these
rejuvenating selections:

  • 21st Amendment Brewery | El Sully Mexican-Style Lager | San Leandro, CA
  • Coppertail Brewing Co. | Captain Jack’s Stone Crab Stout | Tampa, FL
  • Grand Teton Brewing Co. | Trout Hop Black IPA | Victor, ID
  • Half Full Brewery | Grapefruit Pale Ale | Stamford, CT
  • Hopworks Urban Brewery | Rise Up Red IRA | Portland, OR
  • MadTree Brewing Co. | Sprye | Cincinnati, OH
  • Omaha Brewing Co. | 5.56 Dry-Hopped Lager | Omaha, GA
  • Otter Creek Brewing Co. | Citra Mantra IPL | Middlebury, VT
  • Red Brick Brewing Co. | Hibiscuwit Belgian-Style Wheat | Atlanta, GA
  • Southern Prohibition Brewing Co. | Pow! Rye In the Kisser |
    Hattiesburg, MS
  • The Lost Abbey | Carnevale Ale | San Marcos, CA

The Perfect Spring Beer and Food Pairing

Enjoy this specially curated recipe from Chef Dulye that will pair
perfectly with your choice of spring seasonals.

“The first hints of spring bring excitement into the kitchen like no
other season,” said BA Executive Chef Adam Dulye. “Dishes start to
become lighter; vinaigrettes, citrus and simple sauces take over from
the heavy reductions of winter. Lighter more crisp beers begin to shine
alongside fresh spring produce. There’s a reason saison means season.
And that season is spring.”

Visit’s 2016
Spring Seasonals
for a more comprehensive list of craft beer spring
seasonal selections and descriptions. To round out the experience,
consider a tour of your local craft brewery.

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and independent
American brewers, their beers and the community of
brewing enthusiasts. The Brewers Association (BA) represents more than
70 percent of the brewing industry, and its members make more than 99
percent of the beer brewed in the U.S. The BA organizes events including
the World
Beer CupSM
American Beer Festival®
Brewers Conference & BrewExpo America®
An American Craft Beer & Food Experience
National Homebrewers Conference
, National
Homebrew Competition
 and American
Craft Beer Week
®. The BA publishes The
New Brewer
magazine and its Brewers
 division is the largest publisher of contemporary and
relevant brewing literature for today’s craft brewers and homebrewers.

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on behalf of the Brewers Association
Abby Berman, 646-695-7044