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Craft Brewing And Distilling News for August 26, 2014

August 26, 2014

•Missouri’s St. Louis Distillery has extended its Cardinal Sin vodka brand with the launch of Cardinal Sin Starka. A traditional Eastern European spirit, starka is an aged vodka style native to Poland, Russia and Lithuania. Cardinal Sin Starka is made with two-row malted barley and corn and matured in new Missouri white oak barrels for six months. According to St. Louis Distillery, the new entry, which will be available in early September, marks the first starka available at retail in the U.S. St. Louis Distillery’s flagship Cardinal Sin vodka, launched in 2012, is currently available across Missouri, Illinois and Georgia.

•Indianapolis-based Sun King Brewery has announced plans to build a second brewery in the nearby town of Fishers, Indiana. The facility is set to be operational by next July 1. Sun King is slated to produce more than 28,000 barrels at its existing Indianapolis brewery this year, and says the addition of the Fishers site will enable it to meet rising demand. Established in 2009, Sun King Brewery is known for its core Sunlight Cream Ale, Wee Mac Scottish-Style Ale and Osiris Pale Ale labels, as well as a variety of small-batch, seasonal and specialty offerings.

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