Craft Brewing and Distilling News for August 10, 2017August 10, 2017
•Newport, Oregon-based Rogue Ales & Spirits has introduced Cold Brew IPA. The 7.5%-abv offering is made with Stumptown Coffee Roasters’ cold brew coffee, which is brewed for over 12 hours, double-filtered and then blended with an IPA. Rolling out nationwide, Cold Brew IPA is sold in 12-ounce cans, 22-ounce bottles and on draft. Rogue ranks as the 30th-largest craft brewer in the U.S., according to the Brewers Association.
•Boston’s Black Infusions LLC has entered five new markets with its Black Fig vodka. Lanterna Distributors will bring Black Fig to Virginia, Delaware, Maryland and Washington D.C., and Smart Distributors will handle the brand in Missouri. Black Fig is already distributed in Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island. A 30%-abv grain-based vodka that is infused with California figs, Black Fig retails at $33 a 750-ml.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.