Summer Suds & Salty Snacks

June 05, 2017 in Category: Product Stories

Summer is soon to be sprung! Suddenly, it’s the season for snappy, sunny suds. Suds, you say? That's simply a superannuated name for beer (circa 1904). Salty snacks? Surely, this part is self-explanatory. Survey some of our super summer beers below, with savory bites to match. And, see our store shelves for supplementary...

Boatswain American I.P.A.

May 31, 2017 in Category: What's New

Brewed exclusively for Trader Joe’s by an award-winning craft brewer in Wisconsin, Boatswain American I.P.A. is an abundantly hoppy, respectably bitter ale, with just the right amount of malt to balance the crisp, hop-forward profile. At 6.7% ABV and 79 IBUs, this brew is for the craft beer aficionado who’s always looking for something new and interesting to drink. Sip it chilled while flipping burgers on the barbecue or...

Campanology Brewing: Adventurous Stranger Coffee Kölsch

March 29, 2017 in Category: What's New

Certain beers are a natural fit when paired with the roast-y aromatics of coffee. Complex stouts, for example, are brewed with roasted grains that imbue the beer with an opaque hue and a distinct bitterness—similar to roasted coffee beans. It makes sense to put the two together. So why on earth would someone pair the complex flavors of coffee with a lighter beer style like kölsch? Campanology Brewing’s Adventurous Stranger Coffee Kölsch brings these seemingly disparate flavors together and turns them into...