Creature Comforts Brewing Company announced the second release of its collaboration with Jester King Brewery, Mutualism, from its tasting room in Athens this Spring. The southern-style farmhouse lager will be available in 750-mL bottles on May 11.
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13005 Fitzhugh Road
Austin, TX 78736 USA
- We brew what we like, drink what we want, and offer the rest to those who share our tastes. Located in the beautiful Texas Hill Country, Jester King is an authentic farmhouse brewery committed to making artisan ales of great depth and character. Like the small, farmhouse breweries that inspired us, we seek to embrace nature and local terroir in our brewing, giving our beers a true sense of place. We draw water from our well at the brewery to make our beer and at times call upon naturally occurring yeast from the Texas Hill Country to shape our unique flavors. We use as many organic ingredients as possible with the majority of our beer being USDA Certified Organic. We do not rush beer to market, but instead allow it to mature naturally – often in oak barrels – prior to re-fermentation in the bottle, cask, or keg.
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Creature Comforts Brewing Company collaborated with Austin, TX brewery Jester King to brew Mutualism, a Southern Style Farmhouse Lager. The beer was packaged in 750-mL bottles and will be released on July 14 at Creature Comforts.
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