Craft Brewing and Distilling News for August 31, 2016August 31, 2016
•Colorado’s Boulder Beer Co. is adding new brew Pulp Fusion Blood Orange IPA to its year-round lineup. First released in May as a summer seasonal, the 6.5%-abv IPA features the juice of blood oranges. Pulp Fusion, which follows the trend toward fruit-infused beers, is available in six-packs of 12-ounce bottles and on draft throughout the company’s 34-state distribution footprint. Boulder Beer’s other year-round offerings include Shake Chocolate Porter, Hazed Hoppy Session Ale, Mojo IPA, Sweaty Betty Blonde, Buffalo Gold and Singletrack Rye Pale Ale.
•Mountain Laurel Spirits is set to introduce a new Pennsylvania Straight Rye whiskey under its Dad’s Hat brand this October. Aged for three years, Dad’s Hat Pennsylvania Straight Rye shares the same mashbill as the brand’s Classic Rye: 80% rye grain, 15% barley malt and 5% rye malt. The newcomer will be available in limited quantities across Mountain Laurel’s distribution territory. Dad’s Hat will also debut a 100-proof Bottled-in-Bond Straight Rye in November, which will only be available at the distillery in Bristol, PA, retailing at $100. SND sister publication Whisky Advocate named Dad’s Hat Classic Rye as its Craft Whiskey of the Year for 2015.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.