Maybe we're all a little spent from this crazy week, but that doesn't mean you can't go out and have a beer at a local brewery taproom. While there aren't any big events this weekend, there are certainly plenty of new ales and lagers to explore.

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Brash is hosting another donut pop-up at 8 a.m. Saturday at the taproom. Doughnuts, which are made with beer, include Pineapple Tarantino, Maple Pork Rind, and Dreamsickle. Also, a guest donut made with Saint Arnold Pumpkinator will be available.  

Beer Releases

Wooo! Spindletap is releasing Figure Four, a double IPA at 8-percent ABV. You can get it with Stratosphere Clouds, another 8-percent ABV double IPA, starting at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Spindletap taproom. And remember, to be the man, you got to beat the man.

The newness at Eureka Heights is Fruity Hazy Haze Juice, a ... well, New England IPA. It's at 6.5-percent ABV and is brewed with Mosaic, Strata, Citra, Comet, and Idaho 7 hops. It's available in six-packs and on draft at select bars

Baileson's version of Black is Beautiful comes out today. It's a 9-percent ABV imperial stout and is available at the taproom.

New Magnolia has released Harvest Witbier (a ginger-, orange peel-, and coriander-spiced beer with Vienna malt), Chai Stout (spiced with cinnamon, clove, and cardamom), Raspberry Le Bouc de Garde (a mixed-culture-fermented saison, aged on raspberry puree), and Double Suede (new batch of cream stout). Get them all at the taproom.

Ingenious is hosting a can release on Wednesday, featuring three beers: Peach Cobbler Double FroYo, Smarty Maple Cranberry Tart, and Special Drop. Keep up with the Ingenious Facebook for more info.

B-52 has redone a few of their old beers in a series called Phazed Out. The first beer in the series comes out today, and it's a West Coast pale ale. Visit the Conroe taproom starting at 2 p.m. to try it and pick up a four-pack of cans

Astral is releasing Dr. Brain, a tiki-style wild ale with pomegranate, citrus, and hibiscus. It's a twist on the cocktail Dr. Funk and came together with the help of Lei Low and Secret Beach Brewing. You can get it now at Astral's taproom.

Back Pew announced that it'll be releasing its oatmeal stout Perrin in stores around mid-November. Perrin is a 5.6-percent ABV beer.

Bakfish has a new honey lager out called 1Honey%. It's available in four-packs and on draft in the taproom.

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