Founders Brewing Co. Celebrates Fresh Hop Season with Release of Harvest Ale

harvest_taproom_stories_1Founders Brewing Co. (Grand Rapids, Michigan) has officially announced that its annually released Harvest Ale, a Wet-Hopped IPA, will enter full distribution in early October.

Brewed each year as an “ode to the beauty of American hops grown in [the brewery’s] backyard,” Harvest Ale is a Wet-Hopped Ale featuring copious amounts of wet hop cones that “arrive within hours of being picked by some of [Founders Brewing Co.’s] favorite local hop growers.” After working “around the clock to transform the wet hops into Harvest Ale” (7.6% ABV), the brewing team’s commitment and dedication pays off by producing “an impossibly aromatic and bright IPA bursting with fresh pine, melon and citrus notes.”

Harvest Ale is available now at Founders Brewing Co.’s Grand Rapids and Detroit taprooms and is scheduled to enter distribution by early October 2019.  You can expect to find this Limited Release offering available in 4-packs of 12 oz. bottles and on draft at select craft beer-friendly establishments located in Alabama, Florida, Michigan and throughout the rest of the brewery’s nationwide distribution network.  Prost!

Vital Information for Harvest Ale from Founders Brewing Co.

Release – Limited; late September/early October 2019
Style – Wet-Hopped Ale/American India Pale Ale
ABV – 7.6%
IBUs – 70
Fun Fact – Harvest Ale will be celebrated this year at “Founders 2019 Harvest Party  A Tribute to American Hops, scheduled for Saturday, October 5 from 11 am to close in the Grand Rapids Taproom . . . The Harvest Party will feature live music starting at 7 pm from acts including headliner Mungion (a Chicago-based four-piece that transcends genre classification). Other acts include: Sam Williams (indie country star and son of Hank Williams Jr), Wilder Maker (NY-based indie band), and Patty PerShayla Band (blues, classic, and roots rock with a modern edge and bite). We’re offering special seasonal fare (with an abundance of Robinette’s doughnuts), along with our specialty party line-ups of Harvest Ale, Civilized Brut IPA, Mothership Series #9: Oktoberfest, and many more delicious beers!” Click here for more info.
Availability – 4-packs of 12 oz. bottles & draft
Beer Finder – https://foundersbrewing.com/beer/find-our-beer/

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