Even 2020 can’t stop Wawa and 2SP Brewing Company from continuing the tradition of brewing collaborative limited-edition beers just in time for the holiday season. Back for its third year, the private brand collaboration between 2SP Brewing Company’s Head Brewer, Bob Barrar, and Wawa’s Manager of Concept Development and “coffee guru,” Michael McLaughlin, brings about a brand new brew – Holiday Reserve Coffee Stout, a creamy coffee oatmeal stout spiced for the holidays with cinnamon, nutmeg, clove and balanced with Wawa’s Winter Reserve Coffee blend.
Back by popular demand is Reserve Reserve Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Coffee Stout, a bold imperial coffee stout made with Wawa’s coveted Winter Reserve Coffee blend and carefully aged for 7 months in bourbon barrels. Available for the first time and in highly limited quantities, Reserve Reserve Rum Barrel Aged Imperial Coffee Stout, is aged for 7 months in Jamaican Rum barrels and is sure to please!
Fans will see the specialty holiday brews hit shelves for release on November 20 at select Wawa Stores (721 Naaman Creek Road, Chadds Ford, PA and 1073 Baltimore Pike, Middletown Township, PA), as well as 2SP Brewing Company (120 Concord Road, Units 101-103, Aston, PA 19014) on November 21, and on November 23 at select distributors and better beer retailers in Southeastern Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware and Eastern Shore Maryland.
- Holiday Reserve Stout– 4 Pack, 16 oz Cans, ABV: 6%
Established in 2018 and known for its easy-drinking & creamy bodied oatmeal stout, the classic beer has been enhanced with hints of holiday blend flavors of cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and ginger. $12.99 each
- Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout – 500 ML, ABV: 9%
An English Style Imperial Oatmeal Stout aged in Woodford Reserve barrels for 7 months. With the addition of Wawa’s Winter Reserve Coffee this beer is silky smooth with a lot of nuance from the bourbon barrels, including notes of vanilla & chocolate. The sweetness upfront is balanced by the coffee on the back end. $10.99 each
- Rum Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout – 500 ML, ABV: 3%
An English Style Imperial Oatmeal Stout aged in Jamaican Rum barrels for 7 months. This big beer will pick up a lot of sweet vanilla, plum, and cane sugar flavors from the rum barrels. Silky smooth and with the addition of Wawa’s Winter Reserve Coffee, balance out the sweetness from the rum flavors. Exclusively available at Wawa Stores and 2SP Brewing Company only. $10.99 each
“It’s our third year partnering with our friends and neighbors at 2SP Brewing Company and we couldn’t be more excited to provide our hometown with these seasonally-inspired beers,” said Mike Sherlock, Chief Product Marketing Officer. “Although we can’t celebrate in person, we hope these beers bring our community together and provide enjoyment over the holiday season.”
“The oatmeal stout has a balanced sweetness that showcases the full range of flavors from the Wawa Reserve Blend with an added velvety mouthfeel,” said Bob Barrar, Head Brewer.