Crazy Mountain barleywine now in cans |

Crazy Mountain barleywine now in cans

Crazy Mountain Brewery's newest release, Lawyers, Guns & Money Barleywine, is a 10 percent alcohol by volume (ABV) barleywine available in a four-pack of 12-ounce cans
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EDWARDS — Crazy Mountain Brewing Company announced the release of Lawyers, Guns & Money Barleywine, a 10 percent alcohol by volume barleywine available in a four-pack of 12-ounce cans. To date, there have only been four barleywines released in cans, each for a one-time or extremely limited run. Lawyers, Guns & Money Barleywine cans will be packaged year-round to satisfy hoppy cravings and is the first barleywine in a can produced in Colorado.

For this special barleywine, Crazy Mountain uses an assortment of crystal malts and throws a little Belgian candi sugar into the brew kettle to give a hearty maltiness. Dry hopping with American hops gives this English style a refreshing American twist.

“Barleywines are commonly served in small goblets or bottles due to their high alcohol content and complex flavor profile, so we decided to keep the traditional 12-ounce can size but reduce the number available to four in a package. This way, you can still put your barleywine can into a standard size coozie to keep it cold or put it in the cup holder of your inner-tube for a float down the river,” said Doobie Selvy, chief financial officer of Crazy Mountain Brewery.

Following the release of Laywers, Guns & Money Barleywine, Crazy Mountain is also announcing the debut of Old Soul Strong Belgian Golden Ale in canned six-packs. This light bodied Belgian beauty packs a punch at 7.6 percent ABV, but it is very easy drinking and pleasant in warm weather. A robust amount of wheat gives this ale a very smooth mouth feel that is accompanied by a fruity yeast character. Belgian candi contributes to this brew’s light body and complex flavor. European hops team up with Juniper berries to offer a soft, subtle spiciness. Old Soul is the first canned Strong Belgian Golden Ale in the state of Colorado and the third in the country.

Lawyers, Guns & Money Barleywine four-packs and Old Soul Strong Belgian Golden Ale six-packs can be purchased throughout the state of Colorado with national distribution scheduled in the next few weeks.

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For more information on Crazy Mountain Brewing Company or the newly released can styles, call 970-926-3009 or email Drink@Crazy

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