SAN FRANCISCO — New beers are splashing their way into the Bay Area this week. Collaboration beers, tea-infused and lightly refreshing blends are just a few of the new beers on tap and in bottle around Bay Area taprooms.
Rogue Ales Public House — Perfect for those warmer spring days, Rogue Ales Public House is cooling off San Francisco with their Chocolate Strawberry ShanTea. This beer is infused with Steven Smith Teamaker tea leaves and is characterized with chocolate and strawberry notes.
Anchor Brewing Company — Anchor Brewing Company has made its grand debut of Anchor Saison Spring Ale, brewed from California staples, like lemongrass, lemon peel, and ginger. This crisp saison clocks in at 7.2 percent alcohol.
Triple Rock Brewery — Pure genius was born when Triple Rock Brewery and Hog’s Apothecary teamed up to create the Hip Breaker IPA. Inspired by the original founder of Hog’s Apothecary, who broke his hip from a 12-foot fall, this beer is distinguished by tropical fruit and Galaxy ad Rakau hops. It clocks in at 7.2 percent alcohol.
Pacific Coast Brewing Company — Pacific Coast Brewing Company has unleashed their beast of an ale called, Bba Old Oakland. This hearty ale is described as, “big and boozy with strong malt and bitterness,” and kicks the door open with a whopping 8 percent alcohol.
Cleophus Quealy Beer Company — The Cleophus Quealy Beer Company has released its new Batch 63 Cranberry Weisse. “Light, effervescent, and champagne-like, with refreshing lactic tartness,” it clocks in at a 3.6 percent alcohol, and is available in bottles.