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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for August 19, 2015

August 19, 2015

•Delray Beach, Florida’s Saltwater Brewery is rolling out its flagship Screamin’ Reels IPA in a new canned format following installation of a canning line in July. Six-packs will be available throughout the company’s current Florida distribution territory, which spans from Sebastian to Key West through a partnership with Brown Distributing, with expansion to Orlando and North Florida expected soon. Cans of Screamin’ Reels (7% abv) will also be sold at Sun Life Stadium. Saltwater is planning to extend the canned format to other offerings like Sea Cow Milk Stout and Wheat Wave. The company says it expects to brew 2,500 barrels of its 12 styles of beer this year.

•Texas-based Bone Spirits is introducing a new Bone Bourbon offering, made exclusively with Oklahoma rye and Texas corn. Retailing at $45 a 750-ml., Bone Bourbon is 90 proof and aged in charred white oak casks. Initially launching in Texas and Oklahoma, it will expand into all Southwestern states by the start of 2016. Bone Spirits’ other offerings include Smiths vodka, Moody June gin, Fitch’s Goat corn whiskey and Fitch’s Goat moonshine.

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