Brewed with precision and passion, Dust Bowl Lager embodies the essence of a traditional lager while embracing the craft brewery’s dedication to quality and flavor. The beer’s exceptional balance and clean finish make it the perfect choice for those seeking a classic, easy-drinking option. Dust Bowl Lager offers an approachable 4.5% Alcohol by Volume (ABV) and a mild bitterness level of only 12 International Bitterness Units (IBUs). Continue reading
Turlock, California – Dust Bowl Brewing Co. introduces Porch Punch, an Imperial Fruit IPA that comes in at a bold 10.4% ABV and 35 IBUs. The latest addition to the company’s year-round portfolio is available in 16oz cans and draft, with plans underway for a 19.2oz addition to the Porch Punch lineup.
“We pride ourselves on our ability to brew huge IPAs that are drinkable as well as flavorful fruit beers,” shares Don Oliver, Brewmaster. “We combined these two beer types to target a style that has exploded in popularity, the Imperial Fruit IPA.”
Craft beer fans can find Porch Punch at their favorite Dust Bowl chain retailer, independent or on-premise retailer. Porch Punch rolled out in 16oz cans, but will soon be available in a 19.2oz option targeted to convenience stores. Continue reading
“The combination of mango and strawberry was a hit with the brewing team,” shares Brewmaster, Don Oliver. “It makes for a crisp and flavorful seltzer, which is always great for summertime drinking.”
The Thirty Three Hard Seltzer brand was first introduced by Dust Bowl Brewing Co. in 2022. The “Thirty Three” recognizes the company’s brand roots dating back to the Dust Bowl era when prohibition ended in 1933. The Thirty Three lineup offers a new flavor each quarter. Continue reading
Peach, Love & Haze is an extension of the year-round brand, Peace, Love & Haze that was introduced in 2019. “Peach is a perfect addition to our fruit-forward and tropical Peace, Love and Haze,” according to Brewmaster, Don Oliver. “This hazy delight introduces a healthy addition of peach in the fermenter creating another layer of fruit to our popular Peace, Love & Haze, which boasts pineapple, guava and orange notes.” Continue reading
Don Oliver, Brewmaster for Dust Bowl Brewing Company since its inception in 2009, works hard to push the envelope in creativity, portfolio balance and making beers for all types of craft fans. Lemon Shandy is no exception with its simple yet enticing recipe. “Lemon Shandy is extremely refreshing,” Oliver shares. “Lemonade made with Meyer Lemons blended with an already easy-drinking lager provides a light background sweetness that makes you want another.” Continue reading
“Blackberries present very well in the seltzer format,” shares long-time Dust Bowl Brewmaster, Don Oliver. “The hint of color adds to the appeal, as well as the refreshing character of the lime.”
Sold throughout the brewery’s extensive California network of retailers, Blackberry Lime hits the shelves this April as consumers begin to yearn for springtime weather. The Thirty Three Hard Seltzer brand was first introduced by Dust Bowl Brewing Co. in 2022. The “Thirty Three” is a nod to the company’s brand roots dating back to the Dust Bowl era when prohibition ended in 1933.
The company plans to release a new flavor each quarter, with Mango Strawberry on deck for Q3 this year. Craft seltzer drinkers can try a wider variety of rotating flavors at Dust Bowl taprooms located in Turlock, Monterey, Elk Grove and coming this summer, Livermore.
Dust Bowl Brewing Co. produced its first beer in May 2009. The company is owned by Brett and Karen Tate and Brett and Camy Honoré, who became the Tate’s business partners in 2010. The company built and moved its production to a 30,000 sq. ft. brewery and taproom, located in Turlock, California, in June 2016. Dust Bowl Brewing Co. beers are available in 5.2 and 15.5 gallon kegs along with selected styles in22 oz. and 12 oz. bottles and 19.2 oz., 16 oz. and 12 oz. cans. Distribution includes California, Arizona, Nevada, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas and Vermont. Dust Bowl Brewing Co. achieved Regional Brewer status in 2020 with an annual production of over 16,500 barrels and produced over 21,000 in 2021. In 2022, Dust Bowl Brewing Co. was named “Brewery of the Year” by the highly regarded California State Fair Commercial Craft Beer Competition. The craft brewery showcases a wide variety of its beers and seltzers at its taprooms: the Brewery Taproom located in Turlock, California, the Tap Depot in Monterey, California, the Old Town Tap House in Elk Grove, California and soon to be in Livermore, California. More information may be found at dustbowlbrewing.com.
“We wanted another beer that had great drinkability that would set itself apart from our other lighter beers,” shares Don Oliver, Brewmaster. “With Red Pony, we get that easy-drinking quality with a light red color, and depth of malt character that is subtle and improves with each sip.”
This crisp, refreshing Red Lager offers an enjoyable 4.5% ABV and low bitterness with only 12 IBU. Red Pony showcases a light amber color with a hint of red. The specialty release joins Dust Bowl Brewing Company’s robust portfolio, which currently offers 13 year-round beers, seven specialty releases, rotating seltzers along with an extensive line-up of draft-only beers that cater to on-premise accounts and the brewery’s own taprooms. Continue reading
Turlock, California…Dust Bowl Brewing Co. has introduced Liquid Confessional Double IPA, the first release in this year’s Specialty portfolio. Sold in 16oz. / 4 packs and draft, Liquid Confessional offers a bold 9% ABV and 60 IBUs.
Known for his use of only the finest ingredients, Brewmaster Don Oliver had this to share, “We spent a lot of time exploring what New Zealand hops can offer and found some really good combinations with American hops that shine in Liquid Confessional.”
DIPA fans will be treated to a faceful of hops including Amarillo, Columbus, Nelson Sauvin and Nectaron. While the company says you don’t need to confess to this beer, the hops will be listening! Consumers can look for a metallic lavender can with the wings of a hop angel taking flight. Continue reading
Turlock, California – Dust Bowl Brewing Co. kicks off the new year with the release of The Gold 1 Blonde Ale in six pack / 12oz. cans. The packaged offering comes on the heels of the draft introduction in the fall of 2022.At 4.5% ABV, the year-round, core beer adds another easy-drinking option to Dust Bowl’s extensive portfolio. Brewmaster, Don Oliver, shares, “This is a crisp beer for everyday drinking. It’s very approachable and great for social settings. The Gold 1 provides a great option for those that seek a lighter style craft beer.”
The Blonde Ale recipe won a gold medal at last year’s California State Fair Commercial Craft Beer Competition, which helped set the stage for an extensive marketing campaign to roll out The Gold 1. Retailers will be supported with a range of merchandising items, including farming and outdoor lifestyle imagery, display materials, coasters, glassware and more. The packaging features a bold, simple approach to catch consumers’ attention. The beer name and colors embark on a California vibe in poppy gold and blue. Continue reading
“We produce a broad spectrum of beers and tend to be known for our higher strength offerings,” comments Don Oliver, Brewmaster. “We chose to play to our strengths and set our seltzer apart from the mainstream with a higher ABV and focus on the single-serve and draft packages. The Cherry Lemon Lime recipe was popular with our brewing team and very well received in our taprooms.”
The “Thirty Three” branding refers to 1933, the year prohibition ended. The eye-catching but simple label features the tagline, “Celebrating Repeal Day Every Day” as an added layer of brand messaging for the seltzer. The Cherry Lemon Lime flavor comes from a hand-crafted blend of cherry and Meyer lemon juice concentrates coupled with natural flavors. The result is a light, refreshing hard seltzer with just a hint of pink color in the beverage. Continue reading