Brews News: Get Both Your Fixes Now That Coffee Beer Is Here
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We know how it is. You need hot coffee to ramp up for the day and a cold beer to wind it down. In the spring and summer months, however, you want the best of both worlds: a cool, refreshing beverage that gives you an extended, mellow buzz any time of day. Enter coffee beer.
Last fall, Dunkin’ and Harpoon released a coffee-infused porter that fans of the Boston-area brewery and the iconic doughnut chain went nuts for. That’s why the duo decided to double down on the coffee-beer hybrid and announced the release of Harpoon Dunkin’ Summer Coffee Pale Ale.
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This limited-edition beer will be available from now through the end of summer. It’s 5-percent ABV and somehow hoppy and coffee-flavored at the same time. It’s made by combining a pale ale with Dunkin’s original blend coffee.
Check out some of our favorite coffee beer mashups below and get both buzzes on at the same time.
Oskar Blue Hotbox Coffee IPA
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Rogue Cold Brew IPA
Sixpoint C.R.E.A.M. Ale
Sierra Nevada No Middle Ground
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Stone Mocha IPA