It is arguable that there is really no better pair that goes together like summer and beer.  There is nothing like cracking open a porter during an outside BBQ or having a cold pale ale floating beside you as you float down the river. So chocolate beer lovers, we are ready to stock you up this season with delicious chocolate beers to cool down the summer heat and crank up the season fun! Be on the look out for a new list of chocolate beers, where to get them, and some awesome outdoor summer recipes that are amazing paired with these chocolate brews.  Plus, stay tuned via social media for upcoming events, promotions, and summer festivities at many of our beloved breweries.  Cheers to warm nights, frothy brews, and summer love!  

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National Camping Month

Behold the great outdoors! Did you know that June kicks off the start to National Camping Month?! Check out our list of the optimal chocolate beers to take with you on your camping excursions, along with some awesome beer pairing recipes that are easily prepared by your campfire.

Plus, we will be sharing a special list of backyard camping chocolate desserts that are especially tasty while throwing back a nice cold one!

Check out our promotions page at cholaca.com/promotions to get a full list of amazing chocolate dessert recipes to pack with you under the stars. 

Upload pictures with the tag #campingwithchocolatebeer to our Chocolate Beer Lovers Facebook Page the whole month of June and enter to win a chocolate beer prize! 

Dad’s Favorite Chocolate Beer

It’s safe to say that most Dad’s love beer and love chocolate.  What better gift for Father’s Day than the gift of chocolate beer?  Keep an eye out on our Facebook page for gift guides, brewery specials, and fun places to share a chocolate beer with your dad this Father’s Day!  

Dad’s and BBQ’s? I think so! Check out this recipe video for homemade Chocolate BBQ Sauce to put on chicken, steak, meatloaf, or even veggies – another perfect chocolate beer food pairing. 

Event Alert!

PEAK OF THE WEEK: HEALTHY CHOCOLATE WITH CHOLACA

Weds June 21, 2017 Special Tapping of Festival Fanatic @ Left Hand Brewing Tasting Room – a Chocolate beer brewed with Cholaca!
Time: 6-8:30pm 
http://lefthandbrewing.com/brewery/tasting-room/ 

What could be better than healthy chocolate beer?! Meeting the cacao supplier behind the beer! Join us for an evening of chocolate beer featuring Left Hand’s “Festival Fanatic,” a delicious chocolate porter known for its rich chocolate flavor, brewed using Cholaca, a pure liquid cacao. Cholaca’s CEO, Ira Leibtag, will be speaking about the health benefits of Cholaca’s pure liquid cacao, while offering free onsite samplings of Cholaca at this delicious special release event. Guests will also have the opportunity to win a free pint of Festival Fanatic along with other onsite giveaways if they use the hashtags #cholacacheers and #LongmontsLivingRoom in their postings from the event.

New Chocolate Beers for June

Kristi’s EF (Ejection Fraction) Chocolate Porter – 5 Rights Brewing Company 

5 Rights Brewing Company is just getting ready to celebrate their 2ndyear of business and will be moving into their new 10 barrel brewery and tap room/restaurant in Lake Stevens, WA later this summer.   

R.J Whitlow (Head Brewer) originally brewed this beer for his wife for Valentine’s Day.  “We knew we had to brew this delicious beer again for our 2nd Anniversary Celebration as 5 Rights would never have come to be without Kristi’s dedication and inspiration” says R.J.  “The term “ejection fraction” refers to the measurement of the percentage of blood leaving the heart each time it beats or contracts, but we cannot truly measure the heart that Kristi brings to our lives as a dedicated nurse, wife and mother to all of our 5 Rights Family.  Thanks Cholaca for helping us make an amazing and fitting tribute offering!”

This rich and luscious robust porter features a chocolate forward grain bill as well as Cholaca added after fermentation to create an over-the-top chocolate lover’s craft beer delight.  

Kristi’s EF (Ejection Fraction) Chocolate Porter

OG:        1.064
ABV:      5.8%
IBU’s:    28
SRM:     33

Milltown Java Porter – Paddle Hard Brewing

Paddle Hard Brewing brews their delicious Milltown Java Porter exclusively with our pure liquid cacao! “Our porter is brewed with the very best of ingredients. We recently reformulated the recipe to include the Cholaca which has had a positive response from our customers. We have heard many times over that the beer is much better since including the Cholaca,” says owner Dave Vargo.  

Be sure to stop in and try this tasty chocolate porter during a hot summer day in Michigan. Life’s short, paddle hard!  

Shiso Heavy – Oskar Blues

The Tasty Weasel Taproom

Stop into Oskar Blues Tasty Weasel Tap room one summer evening while their Shiso Heavy Chocolate Beer is still on tap.  

This yummy chocolate beer incorporates Cholaca, pure liquid cacao with hints of Japanese Shiso bringing a refreshing taste of mint and citrus to the palette.