Review (Two Columns)

25 September 2020

New On Tap: We Will Survive American DIPA

We've brewed our first beer since the outbreak of COVID-19, and we're excited for you to try it! The "We Will Survive American DIPA" is a bright and bold American style double IPA brewed at our Asheville taproom but available at both locations. Using a variety of hops including Citra, Simcoe, Idaho 7, El Dorado, and Mosaic, this craft beer clocks in at 8.3% ABV and 60 IBUs. Brewed admist the outbreak of the current pandemic, it's certainly a happy ending to a rough day in these uncertain times. "We're more than excited to have a new Double IPA on tap," says James Bertram, UpCountry's Head Brewer. He also explained that it was especially interesting to experience with the American style of IPA's, as UpCountry has never had an American IPA on tap before, let alone an American Double IPA. Did you try it? What do you think? Tell us in the comments!
17 February 2020

Sippin' on Ginger Juice - Our New Brew with Devil's Foot Beverage Company!

We are so excited to release our newest brew in partnership with our friends at Devil's Foot Beverage Company - Sippin' On Ginger Juice! This hard ginger seltzer is now on tap at both of our taprooms in Asheville and Brevard. We're also please to announce that this brew will be canned in the late spring/early summer, so make sure you keep your eye out!

Sippin' On Ginger Juice is a laid back 4% ABV hard ginger seltzer. Developed in partnership with Asheville's own Devil's Foot Beverage Company, this ginger juice combo is a crisp and refreshing alternative for when your mind is on the mountains and the mountains are on your mind. Let us know what you think!

UpCountry's relationship with Devil's Foot goes way back since one of the founders of Devil's Foot, Jacob Baumann, used to be a bartender at UpCountry Brewing. When the opportunty presented itself for a colalboration brew, there was no question that it would be a fun experience. 

From Jacob: "John approached us at Devil’s Foot Beverage about collaborating on a hard version of our non-alcoholic ginger beer, and it really just made a lot of sense to us. The fact that we already had a close relationship - I used to be a bartender at UpCountry when it first opened - sealed the deal for us. After some test batching, we found what we think is a sessionable, delicious hard ginger beer that we think will be a perfect addition to the upcoming warmer months."

Keep an eye out for this beer around town, and definitely stay tuned for more collaboration recipes between UpCountry Brewing and Devil's Foot Beverage Company. Cheers!