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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for December 4, 2013

December 4, 2013

•Quebec-based brewer Glutenberg is set to enter six new U.S. markets this winter. Glutenberg’s full portfolio of gluten-free beers—which includes Glutenberg Blonde, Glutenberg American Pale Ale and Glutenberg Red—will be rolling out across Wisconsin, Ohio, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut and Georgia over the next few weeks. The newly-added markets, which join Massachusetts, Vermont, Maine and New Jersey, bring the brewer’s total U.S. footprint to 10 states. Established in 2011, Glutenberg’s expansion comes on the heels of the recent completion a new, $2 million brewery facility in Montreal.

•Narragansett Beer has partnered with fellow Rhode Island company Autocrat Coffee to produce a limited edition offering, Autocrat Coffee Milk Stout. Billed as “a dark brew with notes of roasted barley, chocolate malt and rich crystal malt,” the special edition is 5.3% abv. It will hit shelves in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut the week of December 16, selling in six-packs of 16-ounce tallboy cans priced between $8.49 and $8.99.

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