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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for November 6, 2017

November 6, 2017

•Cooperstown, New York’s Brewery Ommegang has unveiled a Smoked Porter as its latest limited edition entry. Inspired by traditional English beer styles, the 7.6%-abv offering is brewed with Saaz hops, as well as a blend of Pilsner, Special B, Munich 20, Cara-20, Midnight Wheat, chocolate and smoked malts. Smoked Porter will be available in limited quantities across a 29-state footprint, sold in four-packs and on draft. Ommegang is part of Duvel Moortgat USA.

•Rhode Island’s Narragansett Brewing Co. has released Autocrat Coffee Milk Stout, the company’s winter seasonal. The 5.3%-abv beer is made with Autocrat coffee and milk sugar. This year, the stout is packaged in a can that pays tribute to the labeling of Autocrat Coffee, Narragansett’s partner in the project. Narragansett Autocrat Coffee Milk Stout is now available in six-packs of 16-ounce cans for a suggested price of $9.99 or $10.99. Narragansett’s beers are available in New England, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Washington, D.C., Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Oregon and Tennessee.

•Delaware’s Dogfish Head Craft Brewery has re-released two beers. First launched last year as an on-draft exclusive, the 10%-abv Siracusa Nera—an American oak–aged, Russian imperial stout that blends Syrah grapes with roasted malts—has returned to the market in bottles. Additionally, the brewery’s 120 Minute Imperial IPA will return to on- and off-premise accounts on November 10th. Both brews will be available on draft and in four-packs of 12-ounce bottles across Dogfish Head’s 37-state distribution area and Washington, D.C., with Siracusa priced at $12.75 a four-pack and 120 Minute at $36.

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