Craft Brewing and Distilling News for May 18, 2017May 18, 2017
•Tennessee Brew Works and Diageo’s George Dickel Tennessee Whisky have launched the first two beers in a collaborative series. The Tenn. No. 12 Belgian Style Quad is a 10%-abv Abbey-style ale, while the Tenn. No. 12 Imperial Porter is a dark 9%-abv porter. Both were aged for six months in George Dickel No. 12 barrels. The beers are available for purchase in 22-ounce bottles from the TBW Taproom and on draft in select locations in Nashville.
•This Saturday, Hemingway Rum Co.’s new Key West distillery will open to the public. Housed in a 19th-century tobacco warehouse, the venue will also feature a tasting room, store and information center where guests can learn about rum-making and Ernest Hemingway’s ties to the spirit. Both Papa’s Pilar Dark and Blonde rums are available on-premise and at retail locations in 25 states and Washington D.C., retailing at $39.99 and $29.99 a 750-ml., respectively.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.