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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for April 10, 2018

April 10, 2018

•Portland, Oregon’s Widmer Brothers Brewing is set to relaunch Green & Gold Kölsch as its summer seasonal. The 5.2%-abv ale is brewed with Magnum and Hallertau hops from a recipe developed by Cider Riot! cidermaker Abram Goldman-Armstrong. Widmer partnered with Goldman-Armstrong in 2013 for the initial release of Green & Gold, and now the brewery is releasing the beer on draft again, and in 6- and 12-packs of 12-ounce bottles for the first time. Widmer Brewing is a part of the Craft Brew Alliance portfolio.

•Hood River, Oregon-based Full Sail Brewing Co. has launched Sesión Negra Mexican Style Lager, a sessionable new brew. Part of the Full Sail Session Series lineup, Sesión Negra is made with Pilsner malt and flaked corn. The 5%-abv beer is available across the brewery’s 28-state distribution area in 6-packs of 11-ounce bottles and on draft, and joins Premium Lager, Fest, Export, Black, and IPA offerings in the Session Series range.

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