Craft Brewing and Distilling News for July 23, 2018July 23, 2018
•San Diego’s Coronado Brewing Company will celebrate its 22nd anniversary with a new Imperial IPA. Coronado 22nd Anniversary Ale is an 8.5%-abv IPA brewed with El Dorado, Citra, and Mosaic hops for a medium-bodied ale that’s tropical fruit-driven, according to the brewery. The IPA will launch at the company’s July 28 anniversary party before being distributed throughout Coronado’s distribution network in 22-ounce bottles, 6-packs of 12-ounce cans, and on draft.
•Bloomington, Indiana’s Upland Brewing is slated to open a new brewery and taproom in Indianapolis. In addition to on-site brewing and barrel aging, the 13,000-square-foot space will feature a 225-seat beer hall, outdoor beer garden, and open kitchen, with plans to offer 26 lines and at least 10 barrel-aged and small-batch beers on tap. The new location, which is expected to open by spring 2019, joins Upland’s existing Bloomington-based brewpub, production brewery and beer bar, and sour ale brewery; as well as its Tap House in Carmel, Indiana; Broad Ripple Tasting Room in Indianapolis; and Pump House in Columbus, Indiana.
•Oklahoma City’s COOP Ale Works has entered into an exclusive partnership with Republic National Distributing Co. in the brewer’s home state. RNDC will begin to distribute both packaged and draft versions of COOP’s products beginning in September. COOP—which produces the F5 IPA, Native Amber Red IPA, Elevator Wheat, DNR Belgian Strong Ale, Horny Toad Blonde, and Saturday Siren Dry-Hopped Pilsner labels, among other offerings—is distributed in Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.