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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for July 29, 2016

July 29, 2016

•Stroh Brewery Company, part of the Pabst Brewing portfolio, is set to begin brewing again in its hometown of Detroit beginning next month. Stroh, which hasn’t brewed in Detroit since 1985, will begin producing Stroh’s Bohemian-style Pilsner at Brew Detroit in the city’s Corktown neighborhood. Inspired by a Stroh’s recipe from the late 1800s, Bohemian-style Pilsner features Vienna malt and Saaz and Magnum hops. The 5.5%-abv offering will be available in 12-ounce bottles and on draft in Michigan beginningAugust 22. It joins Stroh’s Lager and Stroh’s Light in the brewer’s lineup. Pabst purchased the Stroh’s brand in 1999.

•Providence, Rhode Island’s Narragansett Beer is releasing a new beer in its Lovecraft Series, White Ship White IPA. The 6.8%-abv, Belgian-style white IPA is brewed with four types of American and Belgian malts, along with El Dorado and Mandarina Bavaria hops. Narragansett’s White Ship White IPA is available in six-packs of 16-ounce cans retailing at about $12-$13. It’s launching throughout Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, New York, New Jersey, Philadelphia, Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia, North Carolina and Portland, Oregon and Greenville and Columbia, South Carolina.

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