Craft Brewing and Distilling News for June 17, 2015June 17, 2015
•Oregon’s Logsdons Farmhouse Ales are entering the Massachusetts market through distributor Massachusetts Beverage Alliance LLC. The Belgian-inspired beers are sourced from and brewed on a 10-acre farm in Oregon’s Hood River County. Logsdons’ Kili Wit, Seizoen and Straffe Drieling Belgian Triple will be available in package and on draft, as well as limited quantities of Seizoen Bretta, Aberrant Organic Saison, Szech ’n Brett Wild Ale and Oak Aged Brett. The Logsdons Farmhouse brand is also available in California, Oregon, Washington, Vermont, Arizona, New York and Hawaii.
•Detroit, Michigan-based Atwater Brewery posted a 68% sales increase in 2014 while producing more than 40,000 barrels, according to Michigan Live. Atwater recently expanded into Colorado with plans to enter California, New York and New Jersey this year, bringing the company’s U.S. distribution footprint to 26 states, as well as parts of Canada. The company has also announced plans to begin distilling a line of spirits that will initially be available at its biergarten and tap house in Grosse Pointe Park. Atwater says it will first introduce a whiskey at the taproom, followed by a rum, vodka and gin.
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