Brewed for January: The Best New and Seasonal Beer Releases

Left Hand's new Hard Wired coffee porter comes in a nitro bottle.
Left Hand's new Hard Wired coffee porter comes in a nitro bottle. Courtesy Left Hand

2015 was a rather epic year for great beer, and the industry certainly isn’t going to slow down. This latest batch of new winter brews is a sure sign of things to come in 2016. Classic annual offerings, along with some of the most progressive styles we’ve seen yet from our favorite regional breweries are a hallmark of our January list. 

Ballast Point Brewing 
Pineapple Sculpin
American IPA

Bear Republic Brewing
Café Racer 15
Imperial IPA

Birdsong Brewing
Honey Pie Double IPA
Imperial IPA

Bozeman Brewing
Buzzkill Java Stout
Coffee Stout

Central Waters Brewing
De Kleine Dood (formerly La Petite Mort)
Barrel-Aged Dunkel Weisse

Deschutes Brewery
Hop Henge Experimental IPA
American IPA

Fullsteam Brewery
Coffee is for Closers
Coffee Porter

Green Flash Brewing
Tangerine Soul Style IPA
American IPA with tangerine

Green Man Brewery
The Dweller
Imperial Stout

Left Hand Brewing
Hard Wired Nitro
Nitro Porter with Coffee

Long Trail Brewing
American Stout

Palmetto Brewing
Colonel Rathbun’s Farmhouse Ale 
Belgian Saison

Prairie Artisan Ales
Ape Snake
Dark Farmhouse Ale

Rhinegeist Brewing 
Belgian-Style Dark Ale

Shmaltz Brewing
Funky Jewbelation
American Wild Ale

Ska Brewing
Bump 'N' Grind
Coffee Cream Stout

Southern Tier Brewing
Imperial IPA

Sweetwater Brewing
Second Helping
American IPA with juniper

Upland Brewing
Komodo Dragonfly IPA
Black IPA

Victory Brewing
Blackboard Series Agave IPA with Grapefruit
American IPA

Weyerbacher Brewing
Barrel-Aged Barleywine