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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for August 15, 2018

August 15, 2018

•In September, the Vermont Cider Company will launch two new extensions to its Woodchuck Hard Cider brand. The new releases, Bubbly Rosé and Bubbly Pearsecco, are aimed at wine consumers. Bubbly Rosé is made from red apples with added fruit juice for sweetness and color, and Pearsecco is a dry, bubbly pear cider inspired by sparkling wine. Both ciders clock in at 6.1% abv and will be available in 6-packs of 12-ounce cans for around $10 across the U.S beginning in September.

•Portland, Maine’s Allagash Brewing Company has released Farm to Face Sour Peach Ale across its distribution footprint. The 6.1%-abv beer begins as a pale ale that’s fermented for 10 months in stainless steel before secondary fermentation takes place with added Pediococcus, Lactobacillus, and peaches. Allagash’s Farm to Face Sour Peach Ale is now available in 750-ml. bottles throughout the company’s 17-state and Washington D.C. distribution area.

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