Tuesday, April 27, 2010

NEW! Moerlein Northern Liberties India Pale Ale (IPA)

Christian Moerlein Brewing Company announces the launch of the newest beer in the Moerlein Lagers & Ales line-up –Moerlein Northern Liberties India Pale Ale (IPA) Dedicated to the immigrants of the era located in the historic Northern Liberties section of Cincinnati, north of Liberty St., in what is now Over-the-Rhine, prior to 1849’s annexation. This hoppy ale celebrates the fortitude of the free-spirited people living the American dream with the influences of their many cultures.

CEREMONIAL FIRST TAPPING PARTY OF MOERLEIN NORTHERN LIBERTIES IPA will happen Thursday, May 6, 2010, from 5:30PM – 8:00PM at Rookwood Pottery Company, located at 1920 Race St. in Over-the-Rhine’s Historic Brewery District. First Tapping ceremony will happen at 6:00PM sharp. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door which include food and beer tickets and can be purchased at http://www.christianmoerlein.com . *

*Proceeds from the event to benefit the Over-the-Rhine Brewery District non-profit redevelopment group.

Moerlein Northern Liberties IPA, the newest seasonal handcrafted beer in the Moerlein Lagers & Ales family, is a wonderful example of an India Pale Ale. Originally, a British-style of beer, India Pale Ales has become a distinct American-style of craft beer. Northern Liberties IPA celebrates the heavy-hop brewing traditions, giving Moerlein Northern Liberties IPA a distinct floral-like aroma and a copper appearance, enhanced with balanced malt undertones to create a smooth, drinkable ale. The beer has an ABV of 6.3%, OG of 15.5 and IBU’s of 55. Moerlein Northern Liberties IPA will be available in six packs and draft beginning May 7th.

Local Cincinnati artist Jim Effler, commissioned by Christian Moerlein Brewing Company to paint the label artwork, displays a Liberty Maiden of Cincinnati marching triumphantly down Liberty St. uniting the gathering crowd in the pursuit of a life, liberty and happiness.

Moerlein Lagers and Ales are only distributed through Greater Cincinnati, Dayton and Kentucky markets. For more information contact us at info@christianmoerlein.com or visit Christian Moerlein Brewing Company website at wwwchristianmoerlein.com .

Christian Moerlein Brewing Company is the brewer of handcrafted Moerlein Lagers & Ales including Moerlein OTR Ale, Moerlein Lager House, Moerlein Barbarossa Double Dark Lager, Moerlein Northern Liberties IPA, Moerlein Fifth & Vine Oktoberfest Marzen, Moerlein Christkindl Winter Warmer Ale, Moerlein Friend of the Irishman Stout and Moerlein Emancipator Doppelbock. More information on Moerlein Lagers & Ales can be obtained at www.christianmoerlein.com .

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