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Craft Brewing and Distilling News for August 15, 2019

August 15, 2019

•Longmont, Colorado’s Oskar Blues Brewery has launched Can-O-Bliss Citrus IPA, the third release in the rotating series of IPAs. The 7.2% abv ale is brewed with Motueka, Amarillo, Mandarina Bavaria, Citra, Azacca, and Experimental Hop 06277 varieties, which, according to the brewery, combine to give the beer kaffir lime, tangerine, and yuzu flavors, alongside other citrus fruits. Can-O-Bliss Citrus IPA is now rolling out on draft and in 6- and 12-packs of 12-ounce cans nationwide. Oskar Blues is a member of the Canarchy Collective of brewers.

•Massachusetts Bay Brewing Company, maker of Harpoon and UFO beers, has hired Jon London as the company’s first CMO. London joins Massachusetts Bay from Advanced Bio Development, a startup developing energy drinks, where he was CMO. In addition, London spent eleven years at the Boston Beer Company, where he helped launch Angry Orchard and developed Twisted Tea. London will start in his new role on September 3.

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