42 North Releases 2017 Red Army Russian Imperial Stout


Buffalo, NY — 42 North Brewing Company is releasing the annual Red Army Russian Imperial Stout. The Red Army 2017 will be on tap beginning Tuesday, January 10th in the 42 North Taproom as well as approximately 10 local WNY establishments with limited distribution through Try-it Distributing as early as January 13th.

There will be a 22oz bottle release of the Red Army 2017 on Saturday, February 4th in the 42 North Taproom. With only 360 bottles available of this limited brew, there will be a 2-bottle limit purchase per customer.

Red Army is a big, rich and bold Imperial Stout brewed with only the finest English malts and aged a minimum of 3 months in the bottle. Measuring a 9.5% ABV, this brew boasts intensely complex flavors ranging from coffee and chocolate to caramel and dark fruits. Drink now or age in a cool, dark place for an even more diverse and smooth drinking experience.

The release of the Red Army 2017 comes one year after the first major bottle release of the original Red Army 2016. There are still bottles of last year’s product, which have been aging and growing with time and will be released at a date TBD.