17 August 2016
From Hi-Wire Brewing:
Asheville, NC After three back-to-back months of heat and humidity, most folks are ready for
cooler weather. With the fall season quickly approaching, new seasonal beers are here!
Boasting full-bodied and malty flavors, Hi-Wire Brewing is excited to announce this year's fall
For the fourth year in a row, Hi-Wire Brewing has released its Lion Tamer Rye IPA (7% ABV).
This popular seasonal is aggressively hopped with a blend of citrus-forward Citra and Amarillo
hops. Ruby red in color, Lion Tamer’s citrus fruit flavors are rounded out by the unmistakable
spice of bite and rye. You can find this beer in both of HiWire’s taprooms, and is available in
Also available in 6packs and draught is the Zirkusfest Oktoberfest Lager (6% ABV). Scheduled
to hit the shelves mid August, this traditional Märzen boasts all the flavors one wants in a rich
Oktoberfest lager without the heavy finish. The use of Munich malt provides upfront biscuity and
honey flavors that fade into a dry finish.
Finally, Hi-Wire is releasing a fall specialty beer on August 19th. Available in their taprooms and
seeing limited distribution on draught and 22oz bottles is their Pumpkin Lager (6% ABV). This
lager takes the traditional Vienna Lager to a new level. The malt bill in this beer attributes flavors
of caramel and toasted hazelnut blended with pumpkin puree and a generous amount of fall
spices (cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and allspice) to create a balanced maltforward beer, perfect
for cool weather. It is sure to be a fall favorite.
Whether your tastes buds lean towards a more traditional Oktoberfest, pumpkin and spices, or
hops, Hi-Wire Brewing has the fall seasonal for you. So, get ready to grab your comfy sweater,
stockup your cooler, and get down on these fall favorites. They will not be around long.