Product + Promotion News From Beer Companies
Hell or High Watermelon
21st Amendment Brewery released its Hell
or High Watermelon Wheat Beer, a classic
American wheat beer with a kiss of watermelon aroma and flavor. The beer undergoes a
traditional secondary fermentation using fresh
watermelon. It is available on draft and in cans
in California, Oregon, Washington, Northern Idaho, New York,
Massachusetts and Virginia, and in cans in New Jersey.
For more information, visit
Maine craft brewer Gritty
McDuff’s Brewing Co.’s Halloween Ale is available until
Oct. 31. Gritty’s Haloween
Ale is deep amber in color and
offers a bold, malty palate and
well-rounded hop finish. The hops involved in the brew are
Whitbread Goldings, East Kent Goldings and B.C. Kent.
Halloween Ale is available on tap and in 6- and 12-packs of
12-ounce and 22-ounce bottles and 5 L mini kegs.
For more information, visit www.grittys.com.
Thomas Hooker Octoberfest
Connecticut’s Thomas Hooker Brewing Co.
For more information, visit www.hookerbeer.com.
presents its Octoberfest Lager, which earned
a number one rating in a blind tasting of 24
Oktoberfest/Marzen-style beers by The New
York Times. It is brewed in March and ages in
cool lagering caves throughout the summer.
The 5.8-percent ABV brew involves the fol-
lowing malts: Canadian 2-Row, Munich Light,
Carapils, Caramunich I, Caramunich II, Vienna
and Wheat Malt; as well as Spalt, Hallertau
and Saaz hops.