Ale Asylum Packaging Dr. Vennum IPA and 12 oz. Curl Pilsner Seasonal Releases in Cans

MADISON, WI — Regional craft brewery Ale Asylum has released two seasonal brands in cans: Dr. Vennum (IPA) and 12 oz. Curl (Pilsner). Both brands will be packaged in 12 oz. can 6-packs and will be available throughout Wisconsin and Illinois through the end of the summer.
The brewery began their canning program in May of 2014, releasing four year-round offerings in 12 oz. can 12-packs, then adding the same brands in 12 oz. can 6-packs in the fall of 2016.

“Although we still have a solid group of customers that prefer bottles, our can sales are growing exponentially”, quotes Ale Asylum Co-Founder Otto Dilba. “Not only did it make sense to increase our can portfolio, but to mix in seasonal releases as well.”

The first seasonal beer to travel down the canning line is a brand new release, an American IPA called Dr. Vennum. Next came 12 oz. Curl, a Pilsner the brewery released in bottles in March of this year and re-released in cans due to an overwhelming demand.

Next on deck for Ale Asylum cans include year-round offerings Velveteen Habit (IPA), Ambergeddon (West Coast Style Amber) and Madtown Nutbrown (Brown Ale). In August, the brewery will can Common Thread, a Baltic Porter they brewed in collaboration with statewide breweries to benefit the Wisconsin Brewers Guild.

Q U I C K    F A C T S

Name: Dr. Vennum

Style: India Pale Ale

ABV: 6.9%

Body: Medium

Color: Golden

Tasting Notes: Hints of mango and pineapple wash over your palate like a cool breeze on a warm summer day.

Hops: Mosaic, Denali

Malt: American Pilsner

Packaging: Draft and 12 oz. can 6-packs

AvailabilityThrough the end of summer

Markets: Wisconsin and Illinois

Name: 12 oz. Curl

Style: Pilsner

ABV: 5.2%

Body: Light

Color: Straw Gold

Tasting Notes: The delicate balance of German hops and malts make this premium Pilsner crisp, smooth, and supremely drinkable like a Pilsner oughta be.

Hops: Hallertauer Mittelfruh

Malt: Weyermann Pilsner

Packaging: Draft and 12 oz. can 6-packs

AvailabilityThrough the end of summer

Markets: Wisconsin and Illinois

About Ale Asylum 

Ale Asylum is located in Madison, WI and has been serving the masses topnotch craft beer since2006. In 2012 they moved to a new facility that is freestanding on 5 acres, 45,000 square feet, and offers up an additional 85,000 square feet when the need arises. Their current facility has allowed them the advantage to brew in a 33 barrel brew house, the ability to enhance their sustainable practices and utilize an automated bottling and canning line. They produce and package all beer on-site, making all natural and unfiltered beer in the spirit of the German Purity Law, Reinheitsgebot. 

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