Bear Republic Adds Grand-Am to Year-Round Bottled Lineup

Sonoma County, CA-Bear Republic Brewing Company┬« is proud to announce that Grand-AmÔäó will now be available in 12 oz. six-packs. A new national pale ale release, Grand-American or Grand-AmÔäó is a quaffable and sessionable ale that truly represents the West Coast style.

“We are very happy to be releasing our American Pale Ale, Grand-AmÔäó to the public in bottles for the first time this spring. Replacing XP Pale AleÔäóin our year-round lineup, we feel that it truly measures up to its comrades in the “Racer” family and has solidified its place at Bear Republic,” states Brewmaster and COO Richard Norgrove.

Bear Republic will roll out its release during the month of April, starting with an initial first round to begin at the brewpub in Healdsburg on April 5. During April 5-6, Bear Republic invites you to stop in for a special epicurean pairing of Grand-AmÔäó with local cheeses and salami, for just $18.

The initial release is to select markets listed below on April 7, with full national distribution to follow by April 15, and export shipments available by May 1.

Markets to Receive First Week Shipments:

Northern California – 4/7/14

Virginia – 4/7/14

Massachusetts – 4/7/14

Pennsylvania – 4/7/14

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About the Beer:

Grand-AmÔäó won the Gold Award at the 2013 California State Fair in the American Pale Ale category.

Description: Inspired by our team’s passion for racing, Grand-Am is an American Pale Ale worthy of the “Racer” family. True to our roots, this sessionable yet assertive ale balances both classic and new American hop varieties with a distinct malt backbone. Start your engines…

Pairing Suggestions: Pizza, burgers, salad, poultry, beef, and parmesan cheese

Availability: 12 oz. 6-packs and Draft

Hops: Galena, Cascade, Crystal, Amarillo

ABV: 6.5% – IBUs: 45 – American Pale Ale