Monday, August 15, 2011

Redhook to Release Late Harvest Seasonal

Redhook Brewery, which has an East Coast Brewery in Portsmouth, NH is set to release their Late Harvest Seasonal beer. According to the following press release, it's a big hit on the East Coast, so this will be only distributed to the fortunate New England (and beyond) craft beer lovers!

Here's the full release:

Redhook Brewery Releases Late Harvest Seasonal in its East Coast Markets
“Better late than never.”

Portsmouth, N.H. – Aug. 15, 2011 –Redhook is bringing back one of his favorite fall seasonal ales, Late Harvest, for his East Coast fans. Redhook Late Harvest is a great beer to celebrate the bounty of fall and enjoy while tailgating, sitting around a bonfire or recharging after raking up the leaves in the front yard. The seasonal ale is an easy-drinking, robust, full-bodied brew with a rich flavor. Late Harvest will be available August through September in grocery stores in 12-ounce bottles and on draught throughout Redhook’s East Coast markets.

“Late Harvest is one of our more popular brews in New England,” said Andy Schwartz, brewmaster at Redhook’s Portsmouth, N.H., brewery. “We have a lot of fun brewing this beer. It uses four different malts to really bring out a distinctive flavor while maintaining a smooth, bold profile.”

Redhook Late Harvest features a deep chestnut color and roasted malt aroma and flavor. Its rich taste is the result of using the different malts, yet the robust profile remains balanced. Late Harvest has an alcohol by volume (ABV) of 5.9 percent, 32 international bittering units (IBUs) and 194 calories per 12 ounces. Late Harvest will retail for approximately $8.99 per six-pack.

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