Craft Brewing and Distilling News for May 26, 2020May 26, 2020
•Loveland, Colorado-based craft distiller The Family Jones has unveiled Ella Jones Straight Bourbon Whiskey. The newcomer has a mashbill of 75% corn, 15% rye, and 10% malt—all sourced from Colorado—and is a blend of whiskies with an average age of 2.8 years. Bottled at 47% abv, Ella Jones is rolling out in Colorado at a retail price of $55 a 750ml. The Family Jones portfolio also includes Annika Jones vodka, Juniper Jones gin, Mo Jones rum, and Atticus Jones rye, among other offerings.
•San Francisco, California’s 21st Amendment Brewery has launched its latest seasonal release, Tropical Sparkale. The 4.2% abv ale is made with pineapple, coconut, and apple, and is brewed to reduce gluten in the final product. Tropical Sparkale is now available in 6-packs of 12-ounce cans throughout 21st Amendment’s 30-state distribution footprint. 21st Amendment is the 26th-largest craft brewery in the U.S., according to the Brewers Association.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.