Craft Brewing and Distilling News for August 7, 2018August 7, 2018
•Alaskan Brewing Co. has launched a new beer within its Pilot Series. Brewed with fresh pumpkins, brown sugar, and alder-smoked malts, Imperial Pumpkin Porter is a revamped version of Alaskan’s former Pumpkin Porter. Over 11 pounds of pumpkin are added to each barrel of the brew, which clocks in at 8.5% abv. Imperial Pumpkin Porter is available across Alaskan’s 20-state distribution footprint through the fall.
•Following its recent partnership with Mahalo Spirits Group, Texas-based Treaty Oak Distilling has revamped and repackaged its craft spirits lineup. The redesigned range includes Red-Handed Bourbon ($40), Red-Handed Rye ($65), Ghost Hill Bourbon ($50), Waterloo No. 9 Gin ($25), Waterloo Antique Gin ($30), and Waterloo Old Yaupon Gin ($25). Concurrently, Treaty Oak is expanding beyond its home Texas market into seven new territories: California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Michigan, Tennessee, and Virginia.
•San Diego’s Coronado Brewing Company has debuted Island Vibes passionfruit Berliner Weisse, the third release in the brewery’s Art Series. The 4.5%-abv sour is brewed with passionfruit puree and is available on draft and in 6-packs of 12-ounce cans at Coronado Brewing’s three locations. Distribution of Island Vibes throughout Coronado’s footprint will follow later this month.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.