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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for May 25, 2017

May 25, 2017

•Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider is entering the New York market via distributor S.K.I. Beer. This marks the Portland, Oregon–based cider company’s first in-depth foray into retail on the East Coast—previously, the brand made infrequent deliveries to select retailers outside of its Oregon distribution area and occasional appearances at national cider events. Nat’s core offerings ($7 a 500-ml. bottle), including Revival Hard Apple, Sacrilege Sour Cherry, Hallelujah Hopricot, Deliverance Ginger Tonic ciders, as well as a rotating seasonal creation, will be available in bottles and on draft in New York starting June 1st.

•Portland, Oregon-based Widmer Brothers Brewing is launching Hefe Berry Lime, the brewery’s newest Hefeweizen variant. Hefe Berry Lime is a 4.1%-abv wheat beer brewed with Oregon-grown marionberries, blackberries and lime. For the fourth year in a row, Widmer Brothers Brewing will celebrate the summer with 100 Days of Hefe: a series of events lasting from Memorial Day to Labor Day. Widmer Brothers’ Hefe Berry Lime is available starting today.

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