- Tampa-area breweries Hidden Springs Ale Works and Arkane Aleworks worked together on the concoction
- They are brewing a Russian imperial stout with the two different types of doughnuts in separate batches
- It will be on tap and available to buy in bottles in January
You definitely could not call these ‘light’ beers.
Two Tampa Bay, Florida-area bars have combined their talents — and their sweet tooth tendencies — to collaborate on a new limited-edition beer that’s made with actual Krispy Kreme doughnuts.
Sweet! Hidden Springs Ale Works and Arkane Aleworks in Florida have collaborated on a Krispy Kreme beer
Something new: The breweries brewed a Russian imperial stout with doughnuts of both the glazed and cream-filled varieties
Coming soon! The special beet (not pictured) will be on tap and available to buy in bottles by January
Just after Thanksgiving, Hidden Springs teased what’s to come on its Facebook page with a picture of chopped-up doughnuts.
‘We may or may not be putting actual Krispy Kreme doughnuts into the #russianimperialstout,’ the wrote. ‘Ok, we are. We did. It happened.’
The 12.5 percent ABV beer is set to be ready in January, when it will be on draft and available to buy in bottles for $25.
‘It’s going to be roasty, chocolatey, hopefully with some doughnut flavor,’ Hidden Springs founder Josh Garman told the Tampa Bay Times. ‘We’re actually hoping to get some of the glaze from the Krispy Kremes to come through.’
They even got Krispy Kreme to sign off on the concept, though the company didn’t appear to be any help when it came to naming it.
‘We have some we’re kicking around, but we’ll come up with some sort of funny name for it,’ Garman added.
That’s not all! Hidden Springs is no stranger to sweet drinks, and has made porters with marshmallow, peanut butter, chocolate, and graham crackers in the past
Dessert brew: Customers also love their Deja Moo, a milk stout with chocolate that’s also been made in gingerbread and peanut butter varieties
This isn’t the first time either brewery has come up with something sweet and unusual for its adventurous visitors. Hidden Springs customers love its Deja Moo, a milk stout with chocolate, and it’s been made in gingerbread and peanut butter varieties as well.
They’ve also had the S’Mores Hey Porter, a porter with toasted marshmallow, graham cracker, and chocolate, and the Fluffer Nutter Hey Porter, a porter with marshmallow and peanut butter.
Meanwhile, Arkane Aleworks has come up with some truly eyebrow-raising concoctions for sugar lovers.
They’ve brewed stouts with Butterfingers, Reese’s, Mounds, Paydays, and Snickers, as well as ales with Nerds, Sour Patch Kids, and Skittles.
Trick or treat! Arkane Aleworks loaded up its bar menu with candy-flavored beers for Halloween
Two in one! They brewed stouts with Butterfingers, Reese’s, Mounds, Paydays, and Snickers
Super exclusive: Each of the candy bar beers was limited-release
A little lighter: They’ve also brewed ales with Nerds, Sour Patch Kids, and Skittles
Just for show: The drinks were not actually served with candy stuffed in the glasses
Courtesy: Daily Mail Online