As we recently mentioned, Milwaukee’s craft beer scene is experiencing a period of immense growth, change, and evolution that is resulting in some exciting and innovative new brews. In the wake of two new breweries opening and more on the way, Pabst Milwaukee Brewery & Taproom is keeping things exciting and celebrating the arrival of another Wisconsin State Fair with a brand new beer that’s a nod to a Fair favorite.

On August 2, the taproom will host a launch party from 4-8 p.m. for its Strawberry Cream Puff Tart Beer. The 4.8 ABV sour is said to be “a playful twist on the classic cream puff.” Not only was the beer accented with the addition of natural strawberries, actual cream puffs were added during the brewing process. According to a press release, this beer will only be available at the Wisconsin State Fair and at the Pabst taproom on the corner of Juneau and 11th street.

Here’s the full press release:

MILWAUKEE (July 26, 2018) – Pabst Milwaukee Brewery and Taproom will release its newest brew, a Strawberry Cream Puff Tart beer, at an in-house launch party from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday, August 2. The Strawberry Cream Puff Tart beer arrives just in time for the Wisconsin State Fair, and is a playful twist on the classic cream puff.
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This beer is a 4.8 ABV | 12 IBU sour, brewed with a unique malt bill consisting of Maris Otter, Pilsen, and triticale hopped with El Dorado to give a fruity tropical aroma. Not only is it made with natural strawberries, but also made with real cream puffs. Three dozen cream puffs were added to the mash mixer during the brewery process. The beer was finished with a natural strawberry puree producing a session, fruity sour perfect for enjoying during the warm summer months.

“Everyone knows and loves the cream puffs at the Wisconsin State Fair and we couldn’t pass up the opportunity to combine one of the state’s most beloved summer events with our creative brewing,” said John Kimes, Pabst senior staff brewer. “Our Strawberry Cream Puff Tart beer is a refreshing take on the classic cream puff with a summer infused strawberry twist.”

The Strawberry Cream Puff Tart beer Launch Party will feature a limited food menu by Great Lakes Galley and limited edition crowler releases of the Strawberry Cream Puff Tart beer at Pabst Milwaukee Brewery on Thursday, August 2. This beer will only be available at the Wisconsin State Fair and at the Pabst taproom on the corner of Juneau and 11th street.

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Tyler Maas
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Before co-founding Milwaukee Record, Tyler Maas wrote for virtually every Milwaukee publication (except Wassup! Magazine). He lives in Bay View and enjoys both stuff and things.

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