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Jai Alai Ween Takes Over Cigar City Brewing’s Taproom All Month Long

Cigar City Brewing (CCB) announces Jai Alai Ween 2021, a month-long celebration of all things spooky that showcases Halloween-inspired spins on classic CCB beers. Hosted at the brewery’s Spruce Street Taproom throughout October, with tappings of rare and never-before-tasted specialty beers each Monday, the event culminates in the Jai Alai Ween Bash on October 29, featuring a costume contest, giveaways, performers and plenty of frighteningly good beer. Spooky Spins on CCB Classic Beers to Be Released Each Monday in October […]

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Dark Circus Falls Upon LUKI Brewery Oct. 29 – 31

Enjoy tarot card and palm readings, illuminated performances and tasty beer for Halloween weekend   Who: Something Wicked This Way Comes to LUKI Brewery for Halloween weekend! LUKI’s Dark Circus is a three-day festive soiree filled with monsters, magic and movement. When: Friday, October 29 through Sunday, October 31, 2021 Where: LUKI Brewery (14715 W 64th Ave Units A&B, Arvada, CO 80004) What: To kick off LUKI’s Dark Circus fun, traveling circus The Circus Foundry will descend upon the Arvada-based brewery on October 29 and […]

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21st Amendment Brewery Teams Up with Lipman Brothers for Distribution in Tennessee!

21st Amendment Brewery announced today its portfolio of premium craft beers will now be available in Tennessee through a new distributor: Lipman Brothers, LLC. The first distributor of wine and spirits in Tennessee dating back to 1939, Lipman Brothers is the leading distributor of choice in the marketplace for more than 80 years. Lipman Brothers will begin distributing the iconic San Francisco brewery’s beers to retail, grocery, convenience, and restaurants/bars on November 1, 2021. 21st Amendment Brewery is among the […]

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Shiner’s New Pickle-Flavored Seltzer Limited Release

Calling all pickle lovers! Kick your traditional seltzer options to the curb and step to the savory side of things with the Juicy Dill Pickle Straight Shooter from Shiner.  The Texas-founded brand is pushing the boundaries of flavor and innovation with this limited release which is made with real pickles from Brewmaster, Jimmy Mauric’s family recipe! It features a blend of sweet and sour dill pickle with notes of dill, coriander and spice. Quick Fun Fact: Not weird enough yet? […]

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Ballast Point Releases Limited Edition BLOOD ORANGE LAGER

Ballast Point announced this week the release of its refreshing seasonal specialty beer, simply: Blood Orange Lager. Made in the Pilsner style, Blood Orange Lager is light and crisp with a prominent aroma of blood orange and citrus. This pils is lightly hopped with Motueka hops from New Zealand which balance the biscuity malt with flavors of sweet orange.  Full of character, Blood Orange Lager has notes of citrus and nectar fruits and follows with a crisp, clean finish. The […]

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SURREAL BREWING Releases Wickedly Delicious Non-Alcoholic Craft Beers

Spooky season is here. So whether you’re throwing your own monster mash bash, drinking with the lights off to avoid trick-or-treaters, or taking the little monsters trick or treating, Surreal Brewing’s excellent selection of non-alcoholic craft beers will not only get you in the Halloween spirit, they pair well with all candy and fun-sized chocolate bars and won’t cause a hangover on Monday morning should you go a little overboard.

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Death By Coconut Irish Porter and Ten FIDY Imperial Stout Return for Fall

Autumn at Oskar Blues Brewery means the release of two highly anticipated seasonal beers – Death by Coconut Irish Porter and Ten FIDY Imperial Stout. Starting now, both will be distributed nationwide on draft and in 4-packs of 12 oz. cans. Death by Coconut is a cult classic brew that combines a semi-sweet Irish Porter with flavors of smooth chocolate and creamy coconut. The result is a malty and medium-bodied sweet treat of a beer that pairs well with crunchy […]

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Buchanan’s Scotch Whisky Launches “What Glory We Are” Celebrating 100% Hispanic And 100% American

Buchanan’s Blended Scotch Whisky honors Hispanic Heritage Month with the introduction of “What Glory We Are,” the brand’s new national advertising campaign that celebrates the unique duality of the Hispanic American experience as 100% Hispanic and 100% American. Created by award-winning advertising agency Crispin Porter Bogusky’s (CPB) distributed talent network in North America, the new campaign unites those who embody the spirit of the 200%, by celebrating those who live the best of both worlds. From energizing video spots to vibrant out […]

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NEW ITEM: Jiant’s ‘Jungle Juice’ Hard Kombucha

Jiant announces the launch of Jungle Juice, the modern beverage brand’s third hard kombucha to be released as part of their celebrated seasonal release series. Jungle Juice brings together sweet cherries, bright pineapple, zesty orange, and fresh-brewed hibiscus and yerba mate. Jungle Juice delivers a delightful splash of nostalgia, as an elevated and tropical riff on fruit punch. This light but layered blend is brewed from all organic and non-GMO ingredients, including Dragonwell Green Tea, sustainably sourced honey, and real […]

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NEW BEER ALERT | Introducing “Tower Of Flower” by AleSmith Brewing

AleSmith has been busy at the brewery with their pals at Beachwood to create Tower of Flower – a behemoth West Coast-style IPA brimming with hops and tropical citrus aromas. This collaborative brew features a monstrous blend of Galaxy, Cashmere and Nelson hops, which collectively give intense notes of passionfruit, citrus, peach and melon. Dubbed “Tower of Flower,” this IPA is built with a solid foundation for your enjoyment! We’ve teamed up once again with our good friends at Beachwood Brewing to make […]

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Raymond Melendez

Beer Alien Co-Founder

Raymond Melendez is the Founder and Editor-in-Chief for Local San Diego Metal website Besides Heavy Metal music, Raymond is also a movie buff and Craft Beer enthusiast.

Which it's why he is also the Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Popular Movie Review website '' and Co-Founder of Craft Beer website ''.


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