Shmaltz Brewing Company Adds Cans to its Portfolio

ShmaltzBrewing2cansShmaltz Brewing Company (Clifton Park, New York) recently announced that they will be celebrating American Craft Beer Week (May 15 to May 21, 2017) with the release of two offerings – Slingshot American Craft Lager and 518 Summer Ale – in 12 oz. cans for the first time in the history of the company.

As independent craft brewers all over the country celebrate American Craft Beer Week with events and special releases, Shmaltz Brewing is marking the occasion with the release of their first canned beers.  To accommodate craft beer fans that enjoy “summertime activities such as hiking; swimming at beaches, lakes and pools; and concert-going at outdoor music venues,” the folks at the brewery decided to go with the following easy-drinking, refreshing brews as their first canned offerings:

  • Slingshot American Craft Lager
    Release – Year-Round, cans launch May 2017
    Style – Premium Lager
    ABV – 5.3%
    Malts – Specialty 2-Row, Caramel Pils, Rye, Vienna, Wheat & Flaked Oats
    Hops – Warrior, Cascade, Saaz, Citra, Amarillo & Crystal
    Availability – 12-packs of 12 oz. cans, 6-packs of 12 oz. bottles & draft
    Description – “A classic American Craft Lager thoughtfully created to stand up to the big beer Goliaths of the world. Boasting a bright, citrusy hop aroma, supported by touches of wheat and rye, Slingshot is guaranteed to hit the craft beer bullseye every time.”
  • 518 Summer Ale
    Release – Seasonal with Limited Distribution, cans debut May 2017
    Style – Belgian Witbier/Wheat Beer
    ABV – 5.18%
    Availability – 6-packs of 12 oz. cans & draft
    Added Ingredients – Orange peel and pomegranate
    Description – “518 Summer, a Belgium Wheat with pomegranate, is a refreshing and light bodied beer with a fresh and floral aroma. This unfiltered summer sipper is brewed with New York State 2-row malt, wheat dosed with sweet orange peel, and balanced with a pinch of pomegranate. At a highly sessionable 5.18% ABV, Shmaltz’s glowing gold refresher will quench the thirst of 518 locals and visitors throughout the season.”

Both of the beers above are rolling out in cans now.  Slingshot American Craft Lager is now available Year-Round in 12-packs of 12 oz. cans at craft beer retailers located in Florida, New York and throughout the rest of Shmaltz Brewing’s 35 state distribution network.  518 Summer Ale, a “locals only” Seasonal brew, is available in 6-packs of 12 oz. cans at retailers located near the brewery in New York.  Prost!