Traveler Beer Co. crafts Brews and Flavors with Seasons

Craft brewer Traveler Beer Co. continues to dream up and roll out new flavors and beverages, often with a seasonal theme and using a fairly new craft beer style in America.

That style is the craft beer shandy, and craft beer veteran Alan Newman launched Traveler Beer Co. in 2015 to deliver it to North America.

Since most of them are called “Shandy“s, it is probably a good idea for everyone to know what a Shandy is. Says Wikipedia, “Shandy is beer mixed with a soft drink, such as carbonated lemonade, ginger beer, ginger ale, or apple juice or orange juice…. Shandies are more popular in western Europe than other parts of the world.”

Current Traveler Beer Co flavors include:

  • Jack-O Traveler, Pumpkin Shandy: 2-row malted barley, malted wheat. Hop Varieties: Hallertau Hallertau. Special Ingredients: Real pumpkin
  • Jolly Traveler, Winter Shandy: 2-row malted barley, malted wheat. Hop Varieties: Hallertau-Hallertau. Special Ingredients: Holiday Spice, Orange and Pomegranate
  • Illusive Traveler, Grapefruit Shandy: 2-row malted barley, malted wheat. Hop Varieties: Hallertau-Hallertau.Special Ingredients: Real grapefruit

A fun part of Traveler Beer is not just the flavors, but also the background story that goes with each brew. For example, with the Illusive Traveler:

Driven by an unquenchable thirst for discovery, the Illusive Traveler often disappears for weeks at a time without telling a soul of his destinations. Not friends. Not family. No one. And each time he returns, he unveils new, wonderfully refreshing beers with great aplomb.

When pressed to reveal his travels, I.T. changes the subject or dodges the question by refilling the inquisitor’s pint glass with his latest recipe, encouraging them to drink up. His friends inquire as to his whereabouts based on the varied ingredients and spices used in his libations, but he neither confirms nor denies their speculations.
Is he part of some secret government organization? Does he have ties to the Bavarian Illuminati? Is this man real or an illusion? So many questions, yet so few answers.

We proudly present the Illusive Traveler — a mysterious fellow with a distinctly juicy disposition.

Illusive Traveler is a deceptively delicious wheat beer made with real grapefruit. This refreshing take on a Shandy delivers a bright and satisfying citrus aroma and flavor, then quickly disappears, leaving you searching for another

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