Ranger Creek Brewing and Freetail Brewing to Collaborate

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SAN ANTONIO, TX – Two San Antonio breweries have joined forces to release three special beers in celebration of San Antonio’s 300th anniversary. Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling and Freetail Brewing Company, two breweries that have been leaders in San Antonio’s craft beer movement, will each release a beer this year leading up to the 2018 Tricentennial celebration. They will then come together to brew a special collaboration beer to be released during the Tricentennial.

The first beer in the series will be released on Wednesday, February 22nd. Ranger Creek’s new San Antonio Lager is an easy drinking, approachable beer made in the style of a traditional German lager. The artwork on the can is inspired by the Spanish architecture of San Antonio’s missions, and the colors are a reference to the throwback Spurs jersey. Cans will be available at HEB and other San Antonio retailers on release day. Draft will also be available in Ranger Creek’s tasting room and select bars and restaurants in San Antonio.

The second beer in the series will be released in draft form only to select bars and restaurants in March 2017, with twelve-ounce cans beginning distribution to retail outlets in August 2017. Freetail’s San Antonio Pale Ale is a dry-hopped American Pale ale featuring generous late additions of El Dorado, Calypso and Huell Melon hops lending rich aromas of tropical fruits and citrus. Freetail’s can artwork is a tip-of-the-hat to San Antonio’s famed annual Fiesta celebration.

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The final beer in the series will be released in March of 2018. It will be a special release made for SA300 and only available for a limited time. The two breweries are keeping the details under lock and key until further notice. A release announcement will be made at a future date.

About Ranger Creek

Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling is a combined brewery/distillery handcrafting beer and bourbon in San Antonio, TX one batch at a time. They are the first modern microbrewery in San Antonio, one of a few combined brewery/distilleries in the U.S., and the only combined operation making both beer and bourbon. They focus on interesting recipes and use local ingredients from the state of Texas as much as possible. The company uses much of the same equipment to make both beer and bourbon, which is possible because in order to make bourbon, beer must be made first. They encourage visitors to San Antonio to sign up for one of their regularly scheduled tours and come by for a visit. For more information and interviews, contact Mark McDavid at 832-969-3800 or mark@drinkrangercreek.com.

About Freetail

Freetail Brewing Co. was founded in 2008 on the pursuit of creating exciting, innovative and unique world class beer. We embrace the laid back and fun-loving Texas culture and set out to create products that mirror the lifestyle of our diverse and rapidly growing community. We believe in promoting an increased appreciation of craft products and their responsible enjoyment. Freetail currently is distributed across 78 counties in Texas, including the San Antonio, Austin and Houston metro areas. For more information, visit www.freetailbrewing.com. For interviews or questions, please contact Scott Metzger at 210-625-6000×210 or scott@freetailbrewing.com

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