“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
With a planned collaboration in the works for nearly three years, Karl and Burgeon finally came together to do what they do best: brew the cleanest, most hop-forward West Coast IPA fathomable. Inspired by the secrecy surrounding the innovation process, Bohemian Grove was aptly chosen as the name to represent this tropical and pine-forward hop bomb. With four R&D brews in the books, both breweries are confident the final release was brewed to absolute hoppy perfection.
“Our admiration for Burgeon has been long standing. We have a great deal of respect for their meticulous approach to brewing, recipe creation, and their quality control process. Additionally, their team is well known for brewing some of the tastiest IPAs in San Diego, so when we decided to lock in our 2022 collaborators, we knew immediately we wanted to create something together.” – Paul Segura, Brewmaster, Karl Strauss Brewing Company Continue reading
All The Peels Fruited IPA is brewed with California and Oregon sourced blood oranges (both peel and purée) for fragrant hits of citrus from beginning to end, backed by floral and resiny notes from Cascade, Crystal, Columbus, and Chinook hops.
As for Rhinegeist, the fast-growing Ohioan brewery has already made a huge impact on the Midwest craft beer scene. The Karl Strauss crew is thrilled to help further introduce this esteemed brewery to California and Arizona residents, who may be trying them for the very first time. Continue reading
Each beer was brewed at Red Clay Brewing Company at Opelika’s first brewery in central lower Alabama. Red Clay Brewing is firmly entrenched in the south and is named after the red clay earth found in Alabama. While Miura hails from Northern California and is named after the most legendary and mythical breeder of the most famous bulls in Spain, Emmanuel Kemiji and Kerry McGinnish found a path to partnership for this new lineup of globally inspired and complex beers.
While oenobeers (beers brewed using grapes or beers aged in wine barrels) are rising in popularity, there’s never been a collaboration where a Master sommelier and a Master brewer made a canned beer together. Continue reading
Known for his expertise in brewing high-alcohol beers, Brewmaster Don Oliver shares some thoughts on his latest Mega intro, “When we first released Supine Mega IPA in 2020, I had already started on the recipe for Prone. Although not originally planned for release this year, there was a lot of excitement around the Mega IPA Series, so we chose to add Prone to the lineup. The triple dry-hopped Mega IPA should satisfy the fans of big beers with huge hop character.”
Prone is expected to hit retailer shelves in April primarily in California and parts of Nevada. The bright orange and green label mimics the popular Supine label, but Prone naturally showcases tigers in the prone position. Continue reading
Dust Bowl Brewing Co. continues to build momentum with the release of Kash Crop Raspberry Fruited Blonde Ale. The latest addition to the Northern California craft brewery’s year-round portfolio, Kash Crop Raspberry arrives just in time for the warmer summertime weather.
“Fruited blonde ales work well with our hot Central Valley climate,” reflects Don Oliver, Brewmaster, Dust Bowl Brewing Co. “It’s an easy-drinking beer with great fruit character and a little tartness that adds to the refreshing character.”
At 4.5% ABV and 10 IBU, Kash Crop Raspberry is an approachable, sessionable beer appealing to a wide range of beer lovers. Rolling out this month, Kash Crop Raspberry is available in 12oz. / 6 pack cans as well as 5.2 gal and 15.5 gal kegs. Consumers may recognize the label as it’s similar to Dust Bowl’s earlier release of Kash Crop Orange Mango Blonde Ale. Kash Crop Raspberry will be primarily distributed in California through Dust Bowl’s wholesaler network. Continue reading
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