Dixie Brewing Company
has announced three new installments of its "Crafted by Dixie" series.
Throughout the rest of September, Dixie Brewing will be releasing Tropical
Punch! Saison, Westwego IPA, and Fleur de Lime Imperial Berliner Weisse. The
company has no shortage of creative beers and names for them, with a favorite
being the Blackhole Pothole IPA, but the flavors of this batch seem to have the
company on a sweet kick.
The first beer released is the Tropical Punch! on September
17. According to a release from Dixie Brewing, the beer is inspired by French
Saison, meaning that the beer is a pale ale that highlights fruity flavors. The
Tropical Punch! features orange, peach, strawberry, and passionfruit flavors
with a hint of bubblegum zest from the Belgian-style yeast.
Next in line will be the Westwego IPA, releasing on September 24. A west coast-styled IPA that's named after the city across the river, the IPA features strong citrusy and tropical notes. This beer is also supposed to be clear and golden in color, perfect for enjoying notes of summer in the fall.
The last beer in line is the Fleur de Lime Berliner Weisse.
The key lime pie-inspired beer features vanilla and lactose for the smooth
taste. It is tart, however, since it is packed with limes, but the meringue and
graham cracker flavors balance it out well. This beer has the highest ABV at
Dixie Beer is always looking for creative ways to bring
people together, and their beers are full of both flavor and inspiration. The
general manager of Dixie Beer, Jim Birch, was speaking about upcoming goals for
the company and said, "Our goal is to surprise and delight our drinkers and
show off a bit of our technical capabilities with innovative flavors and
recipes." The Crafted by Dixie series is serving as a prelude to their Oktoberfest
Dixie Brewing Company, 3501 Jourdan Road, 504-876-4000, dixiebeer.com