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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for June 27, 2016

June 27, 2016

•Oregon’s Pelican Brewing is debuting a Latin-inspired lager, Pelicano Extra, next month. Billed as a 5.1% abv sessionable beer paying homage to Latin American lagers, Pelicano is brewed with 6-row malt, 25% flaked corn and Tettnang hops. Previously available only on draft, Pelicano is set to roll out in six-packs, 22-ounce bottles and as part of Pelican’s new mixed 12-pack across the company’s distribution territory of Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada, Utah, Hawaii and Vermont. Founded in 1996, Pelican currently produces about 18,000 barrels annually, up from 3,500 barrels in 2013.

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