The start of Celebration season is a festive event. Once the first fresh hops arrive from harvest, the party begins! We first brewed Celebration in 1981, blazing the path for American-style IPAs and offering a new take on holiday beers, which are often spiced and sweet.
Did you know? Sierra Nevada Celebration is one of the few Hop Forward Holiday beers? Famous for its intense citrus and pine aromas. Celebration is bold and intense featuring Cascade, Centennial and Chinook Hops honoring everything we have at Sierra Nevada.
Average Retail Pricing: $9.99
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Goose Island’s flagship IPA is a six-time medal winner at the Great American Beer Festival. We’ve taken the traditional English Style and created our own fuller flavored IPA with bright citrus aromas and a bold hop finish. With hoppy, bold, and smooth flavor, Goose IPA is the perfect beer for hopheads and discovery drinkers alike.
Food Pairings: The hop flavors in Goose Island IPA are a good match for curries and other Indian dishes made with coriander, tamarind, and cardamom. For a complementary pairing, try Goose Island IPA with a dish prepared with apricots, such as baked chicken with a dried apricot glaze.
Did you know? Goose Island IPA has won numerous medals at the Great American Beer Festival and World Beer Cup, winning gold at GABF as recently as 2012 in the English Style IPA Category.
Average Retail Pricing: $14.99
This slightly sour Wild Little Thing has just the right smack of tartness for serious refreshment, while guava, hibiscus and strawberry lend fruity-sweet depth and a bright pop of color.
Food Pairings: Tangy cheeses, fresh seafood plates, and freshly cut fruit.
Did you know? Wild Little Thing is brewed using a technique that most brewers call "kettle souring." This is achieved by brewing and cooling off wort, or unfinished and unfermented beer, and adding the bacteria Lactobacillus that we know and love from foods like yogurt and sauerkraut. Lactobacillus turns sugar into lactic acid. Voila! Now we’re sour. We blend this special wort (roughly 10%) back into Wild Little Thing’s total wort to achieve its tartness.
Average Retail Pricing: $13.99
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