Apr 27, 2010

Christian Moerlein Brewing Introduces Northern Liberties IPA

For Immediate Release

CINCINNATI, OHIO – April 27, 2009 – Christian Moerlein Brewing Company announces the launch of the newest beer in the Moerlein Lagers & Ales line-up –Moerlein Northern Liberties India Pale Ale (IPA). Dedicated to the immigrants of the era located in the historic Northern Liberties section of Cincinnati, north of Liberty St., in what is now Over-the-Rhine, prior to 1849’s annexation. This hoppy ale celebrates the fortitude of the free-spirited people living the American dream with the influences of their many cultures.

Northern Liberties IPA

Moerlein Northern Liberties IPA, the newest seasonal handcrafted beer in the Moerlein Lagers & Ales family, is a wonderful example of an India Pale Ale. Originally, a British-style of beer, India Pale Ales has become a distinct American-style of craft beer. Northern Liberties IPA celebrates the heavy-hop brewing traditions, giving Moerlein Northern Liberties IPA a distinct floral-like aroma and a copper appearance, enhanced with balanced malt undertones to create a smooth, drinkable ale. The beer has an ABV of 6.3%, OG of 15.5 and IBU’s of 55. Moerlein Northern Liberties IPA will be available in six packs and draft beginning May 7th.

Local Cincinnati artist Jim Effler, commissioned by Christian Moerlein Brewing Company to paint the label artwork, displays a Liberty Maiden of Cincinnati marching triumphantly down Liberty St. uniting the gathering crowd in the pursuit of a life, liberty and happiness.

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