Craft Brewing and Distilling News for August 19, 2019August 19, 2019
•Alaskan Brewing Co. has partnered with Odom Corporation and General Distributing Co. to expand into Hawaii and Utah, respectively. According to the brewery, adding these states completes Alaskan’s western distribution footprint and brings its coverage to a total of 25 states. Known for its Amber, White, Husky IPA, and Kölsch, among other releases, Alaskan is the 19th-largest craft brewer in the U.S., according to the Brewers Association.
•Louisville, Kentucky-based Goodwood Brewing is launching two additions to its line of spirits. The first is Stout Barrel Finish Bourbon, aged five years in charred American white oak barrels and finished in Goodwood’s Bourbon Barrel Stout barrels. The second is Honey Ale Barrel Finish Bourbon, finished in barrels used for Goodwood’s Brandy Honey Ale. Both are at 45% abv and are available at select retail locations throughout Kentucky and Tennessee, with more markets opening soon.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.