It’s time to break out your 2015 calendars, beer lovers.
The Boulevard Brewing Co. has unveiled its 2015 beer release schedule, and it’s full of brand-new brews. Among them:
The Kansas City brewery is adding a new year-round beer called Heavy Lifting IPA in April. The hoppy beer will join other year-round beers such as Unfiltered Wheat, Pale Ale, KC Pils, Single-Wide IPA and Pop-Up Session IPA.
Boulevard also will add an IPA called The Calling to its line of year-round Smokestack Series beers, which includes Tank 7 Farmhouse Ale, Dark Truth Stout and The Sixth Glass.
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There will be three additions to Boulevard’s core seasonal beers lineup, which includes Irish Ale, Bob’s ’47 Oktoberfest and Nutcracker Ale. Spring Belle Saison will be available March-April, Funky Pumpkin is scheduled for release September-October, and Snow and Tell will be on shelves November-December. Also: Ginger-Lemon Radler returns April-August, and Hibiscus Gose will be availabe in May and June.
The list of Smokestack Series specialty releases includes two sour beers (Love Child No. 5 in May and Love Child No. 6 in December), a collaboration beer to be announced in July, and four releases of Imperial Stout X, in February, June, September and December. Imperial Stout X — Coffee comes out in February and Imperial Stout X — Rum comes out in June. The September and December Imperial Stout X releases are TBD.
Fans of Chocolate Ale will be happy to know that the wildly popular beer returns in February. Other returning Smokestack Series specialty beers include Rye-On-Rye in September, Bourbon Barrel Quad in November and Saison-Brett in April.
Notably absent from Boulevard’s 2015 brewing schedule: Boss Tom’s Golden Bock, Harvest Dance Wheat Wine, Two Jokers Double-Wit, Nommo Dubbel, Reverb Imperial Pilsner, Lunar Ale and Double-Wide IPA. The brewery confirmed on Facebook that those beers won’t be produced in 2015.
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