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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for August 23, 2013

August 23, 2013

•Denver’s Great Divide Brewing Co. has unveiled its newest limited release beer, Peach Grand Cru. It will be available on draft and in 750-ml. bottles in select quantities beginning in early October. Billed as a Belgian-style ale, Peach Grand Cru (12% abv) is brewed using fresh peaches from Palisade, Colorado’s Rancho Durazno—over 1600 pounds of peaches are used to brew one 50-barrel batch. It was first brewed last year as a single 7-barrel pilot batch and Great Divide increased production this year due to the strong demand. The brewer also produces nine year-round beers—including Yeti Imperial Stout, Hercules Double IPA and Hoss Rye Lager—as well as a number of seasonals and barrel-aged beers.

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