2016 Craft Beer Spring Seasonals
As the temperatures start to rise, America’s brewers are celebrating the upcoming season by releasing their craft beer spring seasonals. With classic spring styles, you can often expect lighter-bodied beers with bright and fresh flavors that personify the season.
Looking through this list, you’ll notice springy descriptors like fruity, citrus, floral and coriander appear often. Brewers are also using wheat and rye in addition to malted barley this spring. Rye can lend a slightly spicy flavor, a smooth mouthfeel and fairly dry finish.
“Spring craft beers truly bring the flavors of the season to life, offering a diverse and refreshing experience,” said Julia Herz, publisher of CraftBeer.com. “The refreshing and pleasant flavors add to the already wide assortment of beers available at America’s 4,100+ craft breweries.”
To celebrate these special seasonal beers, we asked Brewers Association member breweries to share their latest releases. Here’s what they had to say: