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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for February 11, 2019

February 11, 2019

•Victory Brewing Company has expanded its core lineup with three new beers set to roll out beginning on February 15. The first new label, Twisted Monkey, is a 5.8% abv ale with added mango and a lower abv than its sibling beers, Golden Monkey and Sour Monkey. Downingtown, Pennsylvania-based Victory will also launch Cloud Walker Hazy Juicy IPA, a 6.5% abv ale brewed with Citra and Mosaic hops in cans for the first time following its limited release last fall. Finally, Victory will launch No Brainer IPA, a 6.8% abv classic American IPA. The new beers will first be available in Victory’s Pennsylvania and North Carolina taprooms, and will reach national distribution by the end of the month.

•Tröegs Independent Brewing announced the release of First Cut Mango IPA, the spring entry in its rotating Hop Cycle series. Brewed with Simcoe hops and sweet mango, the 6.2% abv brew joins Hop Knife Harvest IPA (6.2% abv) and Blizzard of Hops Winter IPA (6.4% abv). Founded in 1996, Hershey, Pennsylvania-based Tröegs distributes throughout the Northeast.

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