Several local and regional breweries are making versions of the special IPA to serve in their taprooms and to sell to other member breweries of the Dayton Brewers Alliance. The beer stats: 6.0% ABV, 24 IBU.
Warped Wing Brewing Company will be canning over 1,000 cases to be distributed to the retail market. The cost will be $9.99 for a six-pack cans
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The release of the #DaytonStrong IPA will involve a “Sneak Peak” release on tap at Yellow Cab Beer! Event on Friday, Aug. 16; a taproom release at all Dayton-area breweries on Saturday, Aug. 17; and Warped Wing’s distribution of cans to bars, restaurants and retail accounts starting Monday, Aug. 19.
“2019 has been a heartfelt and difficult year for the people of Dayton,” Nick Bowman, VP/Sales & Marketing and Managing Partner at Warped Wing, said in a news release. “That said, it’s amazing how people in our community come together to help friends and neighbors in need. It speaks to the level of character, care and giving that makes our city so great.”
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The Dayton Brewery Alliance is continuing their relief efforts by collaborating on a beer called #daytonstrong IPA. All proceeds of the beer will go to the Dayton Foundation as part of an ongoing effort to help Dayton area people in need after the Memorial Day tornadoes. CONTRIBUTED
Copy on the front of the can reads:
Through darkness comes light.
Through fear comes compassion.
Through tragedy comes triumph.
“The can embodies a minimalistic, purposefully under-designed look as not to overshadow what we are trying to do. This is about all the people in need. Our neighbors, many, who have lost everything,” Bowman said.
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