J. Wakefield to Brew Beer for Camp Fire Relief Efforts

MIAMI— J. Wakefield Brewing, Wynwood’s only independently-owned craft brewery, is joining over 1,200 craft breweries nationwide to brew Camp Fire Resilience Butte County Proud IPA, proceeds from the sale of which will benefit victims of Camp Fire, California’s deadliest and most destructive wildfire of all time. The initiative is being spear-headed by Sierra Nevada Brewing Co., which is based in Chico, California, close to the area devastated by the wildfire last month.

The beer will be brewed using a single recipe. All profits from sales will go directly to the Camp Fire Relief Fund, a nonprofit created by Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

“The craft beer industry has a long history of helping people when tragedy strikes. A few years ago when Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, we brewed a beer called Coqui, to raise money for relief efforts on the island. We’ve also canned purified water after hurricanes here in Florida and elsewhere. Lending a hand is part of who we are as an industry, as a company and as individuals,” said Johnathan Wakefield, JWB founder and owner.

Resilience IPA will be available in 4-packs of 16-ounce cans, for $13, in mid-January.

About J. Wakefield Brewing

J. Wakefield Brewing is Wynwood’s only independently-owned craft brewery and tap room. Located in the heart of Miami’s art district, J. Wakefield Brewing makes quality beers that don’t always fit the norm. From their renowned sours to instant classics like El Jefe Coconut Hefeweizen and Hops 4 Teacher IPA, J. Wakefield Brewing crafts traditional styles while utilizing local and occasionally unexpected ingredients as well as flavor-enhancing techniques like barrel-aging, to give these styles a unique twist. J. Wakefield Brewing is located at 120 NW 24th Street, Miami, Florida. For more information, please visit www.jwakefieldbrewing.com or like/follow JWB on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @jwakefieldbeer.

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