New Seasonal Beers From Samuel Adams
Boston Beer Co.'s Samuel Adams brand is dropping two new seasonal beers: Hopscape and Fresh as Helles. Hopscape, which boasts citrus and piney hop flavors with a lingering bitter finish, is brewed with four varieties of West Coast hops: Chinook, Citra, Centennial and Zeus. Fresh as Helles, a beer with a honey malt aroma and orange blossom notes, gets its flavor from Mandarina hops and orange blossom petals, according to the brewer. Hopscape hits shelves nationwide in January and February, while Fresh as Helles can be purchased in March and April. Both new seasonal beers are available in six-packs for a suggested retail price of $7.99 to $9.99, 12-packs (bottles or cans) for a suggested retail price of $14.99 to $17.99, and 16-ounce single-serve cans for a suggested retail price of $1.99 to $2.49.