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Flower power! Our favorite spring flower beers

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We handpicked four flower-infused brews for a spring beer bouquet.

Angry Orchard Elderflower Hard Cider

This new release washes back with light ripe apple notes and soft bubble-bathlike perfume with a touch of spice before a refreshingly crisp, dry cider finish.

Portland Rose Hip Gold

Delicate flowers and citrus zing from rose hips fill the space between this Belgian-style ale’s white pepper spice and sweet bubblegum notes.

Magic Hat Pistil

Dandelion petals thread dirt, herbs and earthiness through this soft session ale’s bready malts and juicy orange hops.

Smuttynose Bloom

Brewed with seven varieties of edible flowers, this Belgian golden strong ale’s potpourri of rose buds, lavender, Chamomile and elderflower greet peppery Belgian yeast and warming alcohol.

PLUS: Two flower beers we’re cellaring now and drinking later!



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