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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for December 5, 2017

December 5, 2017

•Breakthru Beverage has added Dry Dock Brewing to its craft beer range in the Colorado market. Dry Dock operates two locations in Aurora, Colorado: its original 6,500-square-foot “South Dock” location and a 40-barrel “North Dock” brewhouse that opened in 2013 to allow the brand to keep up with demand. Dry Dock’s beers include Apricot Blonde, Sour Apricot, IPA, Hop Abomination IPA, Grapefruit Double IPA, Amber Ale and Vanilla Porter.

•Portland, Oregon’s Omission Brewing Co, part of the Craft Brew Alliance, has introduced canned packaging for its Ultimate Light Golden Ale. The gluten-free beer will be available later this month in 12-packs of 12-ounce cans throughout four cities—Phoenix, Arizona; Denver, Colorado; Austin, Texas; and Boston, Massachusetts—with expansion into more markets across the U.S. slated for 2018. Ultimate Light Golden Ale first launched in bottles last April.

•Massachusetts’s Night Shift Distributing has added two Illinois-based craft breweries—Solemn Oath and Destihl—to its distribution portfolio. Solemn Oath Brewery produces predominantly West Coast-style, Belgian and barrel-aged beers, as well as a new imperial stout that was created in collaboration with Night Shift Brewing. Meanwhile, Destihl Brewery’s lineup includes hoppy variants, canned wild sours, reserve sours, German and Belgian brews, among others. Night Shift distributes craft beer throughout Massachusetts.

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