(Framingham, MA) – Jack’s Abby Brewing Firm has teamed up with the World’s Oldest Brewery – Weihenstephan – to create a as soon as in a lifetime, fest-inspired collaboration lager. There could also be practically 1,000 years distinction within the founding of those breweries, however they’re much extra alike than they’re completely different. That kindred spirit impressed the collaboration dubbed Fest Of Each Worlds.
The aim for this undertaking was to brew a beer that honored historic brewing strategies whereas infusing it with trendy improvements to create a scrumptious fest beer. The Analysis Middle Weihenstephan BLQ of the Technical College of Munich shared the TUM 34/70 yeast pressure with Jack’s Abby as a part of this collaboration. This yeast is famously referred to as the unique Bavarian lager pressure and brings true brewing heritage to this beer. Jack’s Abby additionally employed a decoction mashing method and lagered the beer in horizontal tanks furthering the normal strategies of brewing for this beer.
To convey some trendy innovation Jack’s Abby Brewing used some trendy hopping strategies and a few atypical hops – Sterling and Adeena. These hops, together with Pilsner and Munich malts create an assertive hop profile on a balanced malt spine. The beer is straightforward to drink with refined natural and spicy notes.
“What I Like about this undertaking is that it got here alongside organically over 5 years of friendship. Jack has the thoughts of a German brewer and the center of an American.” – Matthias Ebner International Model Ambassador Weihenstephan
Weihenstephan hardly ever does collaborations in america. In actual fact, this marks solely the third within the firm’s storied historical past. The 2 breweries have been forging a relationship over the previous 5 years together with a number of journeys to one another’s breweries and lots of shared lagers.
“It’s a exceptional honor to have the chance to brew a collaboration with some of the iconic names on the earth for lager. I’ve all the time appeared to Weihenstephan for inspiration over my profession and this marks a milestone for the brewery.” – Jack Hendler Co-Founding father of Jack’s Abby
This beer might be obtainable solely in Massachusetts, New York, New Hampshire and Southern Maine beginning August 18, and for a restricted time. The 2 breweries might be celebrating the collaboration with a transcontinental social gathering. The group from Jack’s Abby might be touring to Freising Germany to lift some steins at Volksfest in early September, after which the group from Weihenstephan might be returning to Massachusetts to rejoice with a collection of occasions from September 14 – 17.
The collaboration Celebration in Massachusetts consists of the next occasions:
Thursday September 14 – Collaboration Celebration Launch at Jack’s Abby Craft Lagers 4:00 – 6:00
Weihenstephan and Jack’s Abby will faucet a ceremonial cask throughout a public completely happy hour and be available to mingle and talk about the undertaking whereas elevating some steins.
Friday September 15 – Volksfest Occasion at TimeOut Market 5:00 – 8:30
A public celebration bringing the Volksfest really feel to Massachusetts together with music, video games and beers from each Jack’s Abby and Weihenstephan.
Friday September 15 – Volksfest After Occasion at Bronwyn 8:30 – 10:30
The groups from the 2 breweries will transfer as much as Bronwyn in Somerville for an after social gathering celebration that includes beers from each breweries.
Saturday September 16 – Greatest Festin’ Occasion at Bell In Hand 11:30 – 4:30
Tapping into the “Previous Meets New” theme, the groups are throwing a fest at America’s Oldest Tavern and bringing all your favourite fest occasions and music to the center of Boston together with a state championship qualifying Stein Holding Competitors.
Sunday September 17 – Frühschoppen at The German-American Membership in Walpole 11:00 – 3:00
Frühschoppen is the normal celebration of beers and brats for breakfast. The week of celebration concludes with some of the enjoyable methods to rejoice on Sunday.
Jack’s Abby and Weihenstephan have solid a powerful relationship bonded by the love of lager for years. Previous world expertise meets new world innovation on this collaboration to create The Fest Of Each Worlds.
About Jack’s Abby Craft Lagers
Jack’s Abby is a proudly impartial and family-owned brewery based mostly in Framingham Massachusetts. The brewery was based in 2011 by 3 brothers – Jack, Eric and Sam Hendler. The brewery is the primary lager-only craft brewery within the nation. Their mission is to create high-quality merchandise that honor custom and the spirit of impressed innovation. With an entrepreneurial coronary heart and a ardour for folks, they take satisfaction in studying from and contributing to their vibrant neighborhood.
Laborious to say, straightforward to drink. Based virtually a thousand years in the past the Bavarian State Brewery Weihenstephan was the monastery brewery of the Benedictine monks. Then, the Royal Bavarian State Brewery, it’s now working as a state directed enterprise beneath the management of the Bavarian Authorities. Because the oldest nonetheless present brewery on the earth, it stands upon the Weihenstephan hill, surrounded by the Weihenstephan science heart of the Technical College of Munich. And so, a singular custom and brewing tradition developed over the centuries. As we speak, the world’s oldest brewery makes use of essentially the most trendy expertise, however always remember their very own historical past and high-quality requirements. This permits Weihenstephan to brew quite a lot of beers of the very best potential high quality.