Craft Brewing and Distilling News for August 27, 2021August 27, 2021
•Escondido, California-based Stone Brewing is launching Orange Scream Hazy IPA, the inaugural release of its new One Batch Dispatch Series. Inspired by creamsicle popsicles, Orange Scream is brewed with orange and vanilla to weigh in at 8.8% abv. On sale September 2, it’s a highly limited release, as all installments in the One Batch Dispatch Series will be, because each beer will be brewed just once and be made available only at Stone locations and online. The Dispatch Series will initially ship only to California, followed by Nevada, Ohio, Kentucky, Virginia, and Washington D.C, with others coming afterward. Stone Brewing was the ninth-largest craft brewer in the U.S. last year, according to the Brewers Association.
•Utah-based craft distiller Ogden’s Own has named Mark Fine as CEO, succeeding retiring co-founder Steve Conlin. Fine has spent 30 years in the drinks business, most recently as director of beverage at Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings. Ogden’s Own operates out of a new, state-of the art 32,000-square-foot distillery facility. Its brands include Five Wives Vodka, Porter’s Whiskeys, Madam Pattirini Gin, and Underground Herbal Spirit.Subscribe to Shanken News Daily’s Email Newsletter, delivered to your inbox each morning.