Craft Brewing and Distilling News for December 23, 2016December 23, 2016
•Connecticut’s Two Roads Brewing will introduce a new spring seasonal beer for 2017, Zero 2 Sixty. Billed as a tart, kettle-soured IPA, Zero 2 Sixty will roll out next year in bottles, cans and on draft. Two Roads will also debut a new Tanker Truck Series of flavored gose-style ales next spring. The Tanker Truck lineup will begin with a passion fruit-flavored gose—with other fruit varieties to follow—and be distributed on draft and in four-packs of 16-ounce cans.
•Fort Bragg, California-based North Coast Brewing Co. has partnered with Cavalier Distributing in Florida. Effective immediately, Cavalier will take on distribution of North Coast’s full portfolio in the Sunshine State, including Scrimshaw Pils, Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Stout, PranQster and Brother Thelonious, among others. According to North Coast, the move will help the brewery achieve wider distribution across the state. North Coast Brewing, which is also linked with Cavalier in Ohio and Indiana, has a total footprint spanning 48 states.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.