If you were anxiously awaiting this year’s first slew of pumpkin beers, the wait is over. Coronado Brewing Company is set to release its seasonal ‘crown series’ offering of Punk’In Drublic later this month. This imperial pumpkin ale is brewed with heaps of actual pumpkin puree allowing it to stand out in a sea of spiced autumn beers. A medley of brown sugar, honey, cinnamon, nutmeg, and allspice cultivates an earthy, spicy aroma while the pumpkin takes the lead in flavor. At 8% ABV, it is incredibly smooth and easy to drink. Punk’In Drublic will be available in 12 ounce 4-packs, 22 ounce bottles, and on draught.
Punk’In Drublic specs:
- Style: Imperial Pumpkin Ale
- ABV: 8.0%
- Bitterness: 35 IBU
- Package: 12 ounce 4-packs, 22 ounce bottles, draught 1/6 bbl. and 1/2 bbl.
- Release: August 2015
- Malts: 2-Row, Biscuit, C-45, C-77, Honey, Brown Sugar, Pumpkin
- Hops: Nugget
- Yeast: Cal Ale
Local: On August 14th from 10:30am until noon, make your way to CBC’s Bay Park Tasting Room and pull your very own bottle of Punk’In Drublic straight off the bottling line. That’s about as fresh as it gets. Additional fresh bottles of Punk’In Drublic will be available all day for purchase in the Tasting Room.
Where to find Punk’In Drublic:
Punk’In Drublic will be available in 17 states and seven countries: Arizona, California, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Wisconsin. It will also go to British Columbia, Germany, New Zealand, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, and Japan.
About Coronado Brewing Company
In 1996, when craft beer was still a foreign term and San Diego County was home to only a handful of breweries, the Chapman brothers Ron and Rick opened a brewpub in their hometown of Coronado. CBC brews abundantly hoppy West Coast-style ales staying true to their San Diego roots. They began distributing their beers throughout the local market, and today you can find Coronado beers in 20 states across the US and ten countries. In addition to their long established pub in Coronado, the company opened a tasting room inside their newly built San Diego production facility in early 2013. The past year has been very rewarding for the brewery; they opened their new tasting room and restaurant in Imperial Beach, CA. Winning Champion Mid Size Brewery and Brewmaster at World Beer Cup in Denver awarded them with one of the most prestigious distinctions in the industry.
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