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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for March 21, 2019

March 21, 2019

•Pennsylvania’s Tröegs Independent Brewing is rolling out its latest limited release, LolliHop. The 8.2% abv double IPA is made with Mosaic, Citra, and Azacca hops, and Rustic pale malt. Tröegs LolliHop will be available throughout the brand’s distribution footprint on draft and in 4-packs of 16-ounce cans over the next two weeks. The beer joins Nugget Nectar, Mad Elf, and Nimble Giant, among others, in Tröegs’ Once a Year series. Tröegs is the 27th-largest craft brewer nationally, according to the Brewers Association.

•Kula, Hawaii-based Hawaii Sea Spirits, producer of Ocean Organic Vodka, has brought on Brent Wunder as senior vice president of North America sales. Wunder joins from Constellation Brands, where held various positions over his six year tenure including general sales manager, Southeast and vice president of spirits sales. Before that he worked at Pernod Ricard for eight years. Ocean Organic Vodka is distributed throughout the U.S. and Canada.

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