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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for May 7, 2018

May 7, 2018

•Plymouth, Massachusetts-based Mayflower Brewing has launched Jimador Agave Lager. The beer, designed as a tribute to the agricultural workers who harvest agave, is a 6%-abv lager brewed with Vienna malt, flaked maize, agave syrup, and Wakatu hops for a lightly sweet, citrusy brew, according to the brewery. Jimador is now available on draft and in 4-packs of 16-ounce cans in New England.

•Colorado’s Lone Tree Brewing Co. has launched a new year-round series of IPAs: the Hoppy Little Trees Project. The first beer in the series, IPA #1, is a 7%-abv ale brewed with Cascade, Amarillo, Centennial, and Willamette hops, plus an experimental YCH hop variety, before being dry-hopped with Vic Secret, Jarrylo, and the YCH hop. The inaugural brew is now available on draft and in growlers to-go exclusively at Lone Tree’s tasting room. Lone Tree’s portfolio is available throughout Colorado, Kansas, and Nebraska, on draft and in 22-ounce bottles and 12-ounce cans.

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