Catawba Brewing Releases Small Batch Black Currant Chocolate Brown Ale

MORGANTON, N.C. — Catawba Brewing is now pouring their Small Batch Black Currant Chocolate Brown Ale (6.1 percent ABV). This English-style Brown Ale was brewed with chocolate and crystal malts and Magnum hops. It was then conditioned on black currants and locally-sourced cacao beans. Flavor notes include dark chocolate, caramel, and sweet malt, balanced by a touch of berry-like tartness.

Black Currant Chocolate Brown Ale is Passport Beer #6 in Catawba’s 2018 Small Batch rewards program. Brewed in their Asheville South Slope brewhouse, the beer is available exclusively in Catawba’s four tasting rooms.

About Catawba Brewing Company

Founded in 1999 by the Pyatt family, natives of Western North Carolina, Catawba Brewing operates a main production facility in downtown Morganton, NC at 212 S. Green St; a boutique brewery/tasting room in downtown Asheville, NC at 32 Banks Ave; a tasting room in Asheville’s Biltmore Village at 63 Brook St.; and a new Catawba brewery/tasting room in Charlotte’s Plaza Midwood neighborhood at 933 Louise Ave. Catawba beers can be found in NC, SC, TN, AL, GA, and now in the Dominican Republic. Find us at

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