From Highland Brewing Co.
Asheville’s Highland Brewing Co. is happy to announce the release of Starchaser White, the latest addition to the company’s year-round line-up. Originally released earlier this year as a summer seasonal, this Belgian-inspired white ale is brewed with coriander, candied ginger, and grapefruit peel. Named the fourth best American wheat ale by Vine Pair Inc. in August, and wildly popular in the Highland Tasting Room, the resounding acclaim for this beer made it an easy decision to upgrade the brew to be included in Highland’s year-round portfolio.
The production of Starchaser White will involve sourcing ingredients from two other local Asheville companies. The wheat and rye used in the brewing of this beer will be sourced from Riverbend Malt House, a malt roaster located in Asheville that sources all their grain from local farmers. The coriander for Starchaser will be acquired through Spicewalla, an Asheville-based spice wholesaler founded by James Beard-nominated chef Meherwan Irani.
Starchaser will release Dec. 21 at the Highland Brewing Tasting Room in tandem with Highland’s newest seasonal offering, Midnight Summit Vanilla Milk Stout. Soon after its release party, Starchaser will be available in six-pack cans and on draft throughout Highland’s distribution footprint in the Southeast