Escondido, California-based Stone Brewing Co. has partnered with Baltimore’s Stillwater Artisanal Ales and Denmark’s Evil Twin Brewing to create a new beer, The Perfect Crime. Billed as a smoky black saison, the 7.5%-abv brew was made at Stone’s Escondido brewery in collaboration with Stillwater’s Brian Strumke and Evil Twin’s Jeppe Jarnit-Bjergso. The Perfect Crime will be available in 12-ounce bottles and on draft, with its launch date yet to be announced.
Letherbee Distillers has unveiled its debut seasonal entry, Letherbee Gin Autumnal. The first in the gin brand’s seasonal series, Letherbee Gin Autumnal includes fall- and winter-inspired flavors such as clove, nutmeg and allspice. The new limited edition expression will be available at select retailers and bars in the Chicago metro area.
Papillion, Nebraska-based Nebraska Brewing Co. has added a new brew, Responsibly, to its limited edition Inception Series. Rolling out on September 27 at the Nebraska Brewing brewpub, the 11.8%-abv offering is a Belgian-style Quad aged in 50-year-old French oak Cognac casks.
Michigan’s New Holland Brewing and Artisan Spirits will release two products this fall — Charkoota Rye Smoked Doppelbock Lager and Beer Barrel Bourbon. Charkoota Rye Smoked Doppelbock Lager, which builds on the previous Charkoota Rye by aging it in brandy barrels, is now available in 22-ounce bottles for around $7.99. Beer Barrel Bourbon has been aged in New Holland’s own Dragon’s Milk beer barrels for 90 days. It will be available in nine states beginning October 1 for $29.99 a 750-ml.
Yahara Bay Distillers has unveiled Seraphine Chai Tea Vodka. Rolling out in select markets in November, the artisanal chai tea-flavored offering features artwork by Brazilian artist Jonatas Chimen on its label.