Craft Brewing and Distilling News for August 14, 2014August 14, 2014
•Seattle’s Redhook Brewery is launching a returning seasonal, Out of Your Gourd Pumpkin Porter, available nationally through October. The 5.8%-abv porter, the brewery’s top-selling seasonal offering, features pureed pumpkin with cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger and maple syrup added during fermentation for a lightly hopped, full-bodied character, the company says. Out of Your Gourd Pumpkin Porter is sold in six- and 12-packs of 12-ounce bottles and individual 22-ounce bottles and on draft. Redhook Brewery, along with Widmer Brothers Brewing, Kona Brewing and the Omission brand, is part of Craft Brew Alliance, which reported double-digit sales and volume growth for its second quarter ended June 30, 2014.