Clifton Park, NY — In 2016, Shmaltz Brewing debuted two critically acclaimed StarTrek Golden Anniversary Ales to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the iconic franchise, Star Trek. 2017 brings triple the excitement with the limited release of three StarTrek specialty beers rolling out throughout the year. Under license by CBS Consumer Products, the first extraterrestrial elixir of 2017 is Star Trek Klingon Imperial Porter (7.3%ABV). Six malts including Specialty 2-Row, Vienna, Melanoidin, Crystal, Honey, and Pale Chocolate are masterfully brewed with two hops, Columbus and Vanguard. Lifting off this week, StarTrek Klingon Imperial Porter transports itself in 4-packs to retail outlets in 35 states across the country and will be on draft at select bars.
Fans can raise a goblet of Star Trek Klingon Imperial Porter to the strongest warriors in the Galaxy, and discover the ruby undertones that pay homage to Klingon Bloodwine and fallen warriors who hold honor above life. “There is no honor in attacking the weak,” so take pleasure in besieging this 7.3% ABV ImperialPorter. But like this mighty brew, Klingons also have a sweet side:Witness the wedding ritual where the gods forge two hearts so strong that once joined together cannot be opposed. (Just ignore the part of the ceremony where the groom swings his bat’le that the bride!)
A Klingon proverb states: “Death is an experience best shared,” and so is the first Star Trek limited release of 2017. Qapla’!
Enjoy Star Trek Klingon Imperial Porter at the following events across the country:
February 28: Star TrekTrivia Night @ My Parent’s Basement, Avondale Estate, GA
March 2: Klingon Hop Orgy Party @ The Factory Eatery, Ballston Spa, NY
May 1: Star Trek Bowling @ The Comet Pub & Lanes,Decatur, GA
More events will be taking place in the near future. Stay updated by going to shmaltzbrewing.com/calendar.
About Shmaltz Brewing Company
Founder and owner JeremyCowan established Shmaltz Brewing in San Francisco in 1996. The first 100 cases of He’brew Beer® were hand-bottled and delivered throughout the Bay Area from the back of his Grandmother’s Volvo. Shmaltz Brewing now sells He’brew Beer® across 35 states, through40 wholesalers and in nearly 5,000 retailers.
After 17 years of being an outspoken cheerleader for contract brewing, Cowan and staff opened their own New York State production brewery in 2013 in Clifton Park, 10 minutes north of Albany. Shmaltz’s home boasts a 50-barrel brewhouse with 30,000 barrels of annual capacity and packages a diverse and tasty variety of core and seasonal favorites in 12 and 22-ounce bottles and kegs. The Shmaltz Tasting Room is open five days a week (Wed-Sun) and offers tours, barrel-aged previews, beer-to-go, and special releases.
RateBeer.com ranked Shmaltz as one of the “Top 100 Brewers in the World” in2013, and the brewery brought home 10 gold and 6 silver medals from the World Beer Championships in the past several years.