Craft Brewing And Distilling News for August 27, 2013August 27, 2013
•Kentucky’s Lexington Brewing and Distilling Co. has kicked off its new barrel-aged series with the launch of Kentucky Pumpkin Barrel Ale, a limited edition seasonal brew. Made with Kentucky-sourced pumpkin, the 10%-abv ale is also infused with cinnamon, nutmeg and allspice and then aged in Bourbon barrels. Kentucky Pumpkin Barrel Ale will be available in bottled four-packs and on draft across Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Indiana, Georgia, New York, Florida, Wisconsin and Illinois, priced at around $14.99 a four-pack. Following Pumpkin Barrel’s run, Lexington Brewing plans to introduce a winter or spring barrel-aged seasonal to the series. Lexington Brewing and Distilling, which was established in 2000, is the brainchild of Dr. Perse Lyons, founder and president of Alltech.
•Massachusetts-based Newburyport Brewing Co. has unveiled its new line of limited edition small batch craft beers, the 1635 Series. Each beer in the line—which will showcase a variety created by the brewmaster as well the brewery team—will be available at the company’s taproom and at select bars and restaurants. The first release will be Joppa Stout, a 4.5%-abv Irish dry stout. Co-founded in 2012 by Chris Webb and Bill Fisher, Newburyport also produces three core beers—its flagship Newburyport Pale Ale, Plum Island Belgian White and Green Head IPA.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.
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