Craft Brewing and Distilling News for May 2, 2016May 2, 2016
•Warrenville, Illinois-based Two Brothers Brewing Company is expanding production capacity to 88,000 barrels with the addition of three new 200-barrel fermenters this month. Concurrently, Two Brothers is entering the Connecticut market through Sarene Craft Beer Distributors. Connecticut joins Illinois, Florida, Indiana, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Missouri, Iowa, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and Arizona in Two Brothers’ distribution network. In addition to its 40,000-square-foot Warrenville facility, the company operates a 70,000-square-foot Two Brothers Roundhouse in Aurora, Illinois and a Tap House and Brewery in Scottsdale, Arizona.
•Fort Collins, Colorado’s Odell Brewing is rolling out its first canned seasonal offering, St. Lupulin Extra Pale Ale. The dry-hopped extra pale ale was packaged on Odell’s new canning line, which fills about 310 cans per minute. It’s available in 12-packs of 12-ounce cans, six-packs of 12-ounce bottles and on draft throughout Odell’s 12-state distribution footprint. Odell is the 34th-largest craft brewer nationwide, according to the Brewers Association.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.