Schooner Exact Teams Up with Washington Bikes to Create a New IPA

May is National Bike Month. To help celebrate biking and to help promote bike advocacy, Schooner Exact Brewing has teamed up with Washington Bikes to create a special beer. Ale-Liance IPA will be released on May 1st. In addition to being a tribute to bike advocacy, the beer will benefit Washington Bikes’ mission.

Throughout the month of May, there will be a series of happy hour events at select location around Seattle featuring the beer (information in the press release below). Look for the beer on tap at Schooner Exact Brewing, and at other locations around Seattle, like Latona Pub (blog sponsor), the Beveridge Place Pub (blog sponsor), The Pine Box, Brouwer’s Cafe, The Sixgill, The Noble Fir, and others. If you’d like to feature the beer on tap at your location, contact Schooner Exact Brewing (info below).

WA_bikes_logoPress Release

Date: April 29, 2014

Schooner EXACT Releases Ale-Liance IPA to Benefit Cycling in Washington State

Bikes and beer take center stage in May. It is National Bike Month and Schooner Exact Brewing Company has partnered with Washington Bikes to release a tasty, limited edition tribute to bike advocacy, Ale-Liance IPA on May 1.

This specially crafted beer celebrates bicycling in a popular Northwest way—the IPA. Ale-liance IPA contains 5.9% alcohol by volume, 37 IBUs, and is chock full of HopUnion’s Falconer’s Flight and Zythos hop blends. Schooner Exact’s retailers will support Washington Bikes’ work to grow bicycling through advocacy, education and tourism by donating $25 per keg sold.

Ale-liance IPA will be distributed around the greater Seattle Metro area in the coming weeks. You can sample during our Friday Happy Hour events at The Noble Fir (5/2), The Latona Pub (5/9), Schooner EXACT Brewing Company (5/16) and The Pine Box (5/23). The beer will also be on tap at The Sixgill, Beveridge Place Pub, and Brouwer’s Cafe, to name a few.

Barb Chamberlain, executive director of Washington Bikes, remarked, “We enjoy the partnership we’ve developed with Schooner Exact and its benefits for both better bicycling and great beer. We’ve encouraged our membership and supporters to visit the pubs and ale houses where Ale-Liance is stocked, enhancing the already fantastic pub culture in Washington state. In return thanks to the sale of 31 kegs of Ale-Liance beer last year we received nearly $1000 from Schooner to make Washington an even better place to ride a bicycle. And of course, we know our members and supporters will drink and bike responsibly.”

If you’d like to feature Ale-Liance IPA at your establishment please contact Schooner EXACT Brewing Co. at 206.498.8435.


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