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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for October 24, 2018

October 24, 2018

•San Francisco, California’s Anchor Brewing Company has released Brewers’ Pale Ale Citra Hop Blend, the newest iteration of the brewery’s rotating pale ale series. The 5.3%-abv beer is made with a blend that highlights the citrusy flavors imparted by Citra hops, including Cascade, El Dorado, and Eureka. Brewers’ Pale Ale Citra Hop Blend is now available on draft and in 6-packs of 12-ounce bottles in select on- and off-premise locations in San Francisco.

•Armada, Michigan-based Blake’s Hard Cider will launch Fido, its newest seasonal release, on November 1. The 6.8%-abv cider is made with Michigan-grown Cascade and Chinook hops, and is fermented with raspberries and conditioned on grapefruit peel. The cider is the second release in the Kinder Cider Series, which benefits non-profits. Fido was created to benefit Pets for Patriots, an organization that pairs shelter animals with veterans. Blake’s Hard Cider hopes to raise $10,000 or more during Fido’s release.

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