Two Beers Brewing Announces Release of “The Hearth” as the First Beer of New Seasonal Series

Colder months mean the introduction of a new winter warmer and return of the ever-popular Jive Espresso Stout

SEATTLE– Just in time for colder weather, Two Beers Brewing is excited to announce the release of two flavorful winter seasonals, as well as the addition of a new Seasonal Series for packaged products. As the first beer of this new series – offering a new seasonal beer in 22-ounce bottles each quarter – Two Beers Brewing will release its new The Hearth Winter Warmer, hitting shelves throughout thePacific Northwestbeginning November 29.  Also being released for winter is the growing brewery’s coffee-infused Jive Espresso Stout, now available on tap and sure to bring a little warmth to these dreary days.

“The Hearth is a very unique beer for us and the perfect choice to kick off our new Seasonal Series, which will allow us to offering our fans and craft beer lovers something new and unique every season,” said Joel VandenBrink, Two Beers Brewing founder and head brewer.

A new style for Two Beers Brewing, The Hearth is a delicious mahogany-colored winter warmer spiced with cloves, allspice, cinnamon and orange peel, offering a 7.2 percentABVand 32 IBUs. This delicious beer has also been aged on wine-soaked toasted oak chips – a first for the brewery – giving it a smooth, distinctive finish. Available in 22-ounce bottles at retailers throughout thePacific Northwestbeginning November 29, The Hearth will be available through January 2013.

Jive Espresso Stout, a favorite among Two Beers Brewing fans, returns for its fourth year on the Two Beers Brewing winter tap list. Brewed with fresh and locally roasted espresso beans from Kuma Coffee, this tasty beer features strong and steady malt tones mixed with a subtle coffee and chocolate nose, coming in at 5.6 percentABVand 20 IBUs. On tap now at The Woods tasting room, Jive Espresso Stout can also be found on tap at select bars, restaurants and bottles shops throughout the greaterSeattlearea through February 2013.