Richard Drawdy here reporting on behalf of the SoDakBeer Blog. I’ve noticed that beer fans are always looking for what’s new and the best way to find out what’s new is to go to the publicly available TTB Label Approval Website. Since searching through the site can be cumbersome without some effort, I’ve went ahead and did it for you. I’ll be presenting new off-sale labels only since pictures of keg collars gets boring fast. The states being covered are: Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. This edition of the North Central Label Approval Report will be covering the dates: 12/1/15 – 1/13/16. You can follow me @bankbrewer or send me an email directly: email@example.com
Iowa brings us a new IPA from WestO, a Red IPA from Backpocket, and a pair of Imperial Stouts from HyVee.
New things coming out of Minnesota include: two new offerings in the Starkellar Series from Schells, an IPA from BentBrewstillery, three new can designs for Indeeds Let It Ride, Day Tripper and Mexican Honey, a stout from Castle Danger, an IPA and a Light beer from Third Street, sour red from Borealis, Oatmeal Stout from Flat Earth, and a 30th Anniversary Double IPA from Summit.
A pair of Barrel Aged offerings from Empyrean, a Barrel Aged from Nebraska Brewing, ZipLine has a Barrel Aged Stout – Pale Ale, Winter Ale, and IPA, Lucky Bucket has a pale ale, and KinKaider has an IPA
One new package offering from ND is the Lager from Fargo.
Crow Peak is the lone new label from SD with their chili ale coming into their can line.