Craft Brewing and Distilling News for November 19, 2018November 19, 2018
•Bloomington, Indiana-based craft distillery Cardinal Spirits is releasing Creekbend Brandy, made in collaboration with Oliver Winery. The 40%-abv spirit is named for Oliver Winery’s Creekbend Vineyard outside Bloomington, the source of the brandy’s Catawba grapes. The new brandy, which retails at $30 a 375-ml., was aged in toasted oak barrels and is launching in Indiana and New York.
•Novato, California’s Moylan’s Brewing Company has launched the fourth release in its rotating seasonal IPA series, ManGo Crazy IPA. The 4.7%-abv ale is brewed with Willamette, Citra, Galaxy, and Crystal hops with added mango puree and juice concentrate, plus pink peppercorns. Initially a brewery exclusive, Moylan’s ManGo Crazy IPA is now available in bottle shops throughout Northern California and Pennsylvania, with limited quantities available at the company’s taproom.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.