9 Craft Beer Releases to Try This Week

Matthew JohnsonApril 15, 2021
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All you craft beer lovers out there may need to save some of your liquid calorie intake for early next week, with the release of a few new brews coming out on Tuesday. We’ve included those here along with several other beers already released or due out this weekend. Cheers to local breweries and remember to drink responsibly! 

Taxation is Theft from The Beer Research Institute (Mesa) 

Released on April 15 (usually Tax Day in the U.S., not so much this year), this American Wheat Ale made with local honey is B.R.I.’s middle finger to the government for over-regulation and over-taxation. Get it in cans or on draft and stick it to the man. 

Yellow Ranger at Goldwater Brewing (Scottsdale and Mesa) 

Goldwater has nailed the first five so the next one should be another banger. Yellow Ranger – brewed with pineapple and mang is the sixth beer in this series of sours called the GOGO Sour Rangers. Get your four-pack or single cans starting on Friday, April 16. 

Two new releases from Wren House Brewing (Phoenix) 

Go big or go small and then go home. Whether you’re in the mood for a 10% ABV triple IPA or a 4.4% ABV session IPA, Wren House has you covered with Spring Time Wally TIPA (release on Friday) and Splinkles SIPA, both available in four-packs to go.  

Four reasons to drive to Dark Sky Brewing in Flagstaff 

Dark Sky has a little something for just about any type of beer drinker. Up first, Blood of My Enemies, which is a hazy IPA brewed with hibiscus and passionfruit to create a foggy yet bright red concoction worthy of a mighty conquest.  

Turbulence imperial stoutVerano Mexican style lager and After Thoughts American pale ale all released earlier this week and are waiting for you in the cozy highcountry taproom on Beaver Street.  

Moon Rocks from Goldwater Brewing (Scottsdale) 

The brewmasters used flower hop, hop hash, hop oil and hop pellets to pack a whole lot of dank into one beer. Goldwater is waiting until Tuesday, April 20 (get it? 4/20) to release this 9.5% ABV double dry hopped hazy triple IPA. Head to the Scottsdale location that day for other fun including tacos, yoga and prize giveaways. 

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