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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for February 6, 2019

February 6, 2019

•Spoetzl Brewery’s Shiner brand has launched its latest seasonal release, Lemon Pils. The 4.8%-abv Pilsner is brewed with Lemondrop Hops and has Meyer lemon peel added to bring out a zesty lemon-forward flavor, according to the brewery. Shiner Lemon Pils is now available in Spoetzl’s distribution footprint in 6-packs of 12-ounce cans for a suggested price of $9.

•Portland, Oregon’s Eastside Distilling is introducing the first line extension to its Redneck Riviera whiskey, Granny Rich Reserve. A higher-priced blend of corn whiskey and single malt aged at least four years, the new entry is named for the grandmother of country musician John Rich, who founded the Redneck Riviera brand. The 43%-abv expression will formally launch around the beginning of March.

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