SanTan Brewing Company Unveils Craft Beers in Cans

Chandler, Ariz. – August 23, 2010 – The SanTan Brewing Company of Chandler announced that two if its award-winning craft beers – Hopshock IPA and Hefeweizen – will now be sold in cans. The new cans are available year-round in 6-packs at select retail locations serviced by Crescent Crown Distributing. The two brews are available in Arizona at a typical retail price of $8.99 for the Hefeweizen and $9.99 for the Hopshock IPA per 6-pack, and distribution is expected to expand to other markets throughout the year.

SanTan HopShock IPA (India Pale Ale) is a traditional West Coast Ale with an intense bitterness derived from the distinct citrus/pine character of Pacific Northwest hops. A dry, crisp malt character and aggressive alcohol make this IPA a Hop-Heads passion.

SanTan Hefeweizen is a traditional German Wheat beer brewed with a very distinctive strain of wheat yeast that gives it an unmistakably strong Banana-clove flavor and aroma. Hefeweizen is an un-filtered beer which gives the recognizably hazy gold appearance. Served with a wedge of lemon or orange, Hefeweizen tastes fantastic with spiced meats and anything with cheese.

“Beer lovers … get your taste buds ready,” said Anthony Canecchia, Owner and Head Brew Master of SanTan Brewing Company. “Canned beer is better. Craft cans are best.”

SanTan Brewing Company, located in Historic Downtown Chandler (Ariz.), was founded in 2007 by Anthony Canecchia, a 15-year veteran of the beer brewing industry. The company has evolved from a humble microbrewer into a big player in the Arizona craft beer scene, becoming a local landmark for craft beer and food enthusiasts. The company aims to be the premier microbrewery in the Phoenix metro area, brewing and distributing high-quality, flavorful draft beers.

SanTan Brewing Company currently has 6 brews in production: Devil's Ale, Epicenter Amber Ale, Gordo Stout, HefeWeizen Wheat, HopShock IPA, and Sunspot Gold. The company plans to introduce additional styles in the near future.

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