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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for December 12, 2017

December 12, 2017

•California’s The Lost Abbey brewery will offer Veritas Peach, the latest expansion of the limited-release Veritas series, for sale on December 27 at noon. The beer will only be available through the brewery for $41 a bottle, with a limit of three bottles per customer. To purchase, fans must visit www.lostabbey.com on December 27. The beer will be available for pickup the weekend of January 19th. The person who made the purchase must pick up the beer; no proxies will be accepted.

•Washington-based Pike Brewing Company has released Monk’s Uncle Tripel in 12-ounce cans for the first time. The 9%-abv Belgian-style ale is brewed using organic malts and Westmalle Monastery yeast. Previously, Monk’s Uncle was only available in 22-ounce bottles. Six-packs of 12-ounce cans are now available at the Seattle brewery and will be distributed throughout Western Washington in January 2018.

•Nevada’s Revision Brewing Company has partnered with Alpha Distributing and Point Blank Distributing to add Washington and Oregon to the brewery’s distribution footprint. Revision’s IPAs are now available throughout Washington, Oregon, Nevada and California with limited availability in New York, North Carolina and Georgia.

•San Francisco, California–based 21st Amendment Brewery has launched a new beer within its Insurrection Series of small-batch, limited release brews. Not Your Cup of Tea is a 9% abv Scottish-style ale brewed with black tea, and this year’s winner of the brewery’s employee homebrew competition, Tales From the Kettle, as well. The new entry is available for a limited time on draft and in six-packs of 12-ounce cans throughout the brewery’s 25-state distribution footprint. Previous releases in the Insurrection Series include Tasty IPA and Watermelon Funk.

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