Brewery News: OR: Full Saiĺ Brewery reminds you to drink for ALS

Full Sail Brewing, located in Hood River, would like to remind everyone to drink their beer. Specifically the brewery encourages everyone to drink their Full Sail Ales for ALS Dry-Hopped Pale Al

As one of the 69 breweries, participating in this year's Ales for ALS campaign, the brewery is happy to drive awareness for this debilitating disease, by supporting ALS Therapy Development Institute’s (ALS TDI). Through public and private funding, the ALS TDI seeks to cure and treat ALS, also known as Lou Gehrig's disease.

Participating breweries, who donate proceeds from beer sales, receive a special (experimental) hop blend, from B.T. Loftus Rances and Hopunion.. 

"From these hops each participating brewery brewed a unique beer and will donate a portion of the sales to ALS TDI."

For their donation, Full Sail released Full Sail Ales for ALS Dry-Hopped Pale Ale

“We are honored to work with our friends at Loftus Farms to support ALS research, and will donate a portion of every sale to the ALS Therapy Development Institute. Loftus grows some beautiful hops, and they put together a blend of experimental varieties for us to create a beer for their “Ales for ALS” program. This copper hued Pale Ale has just enough malt presence to provide support for the bitterness and big hop aroma. Our taste panel called out the aroma with peach and tropical fruit complimented by some fresh herbs (i.e. dill and Thai basil). Complex and delicious, join the exploration of experimental hops and support a great cause,” said Barney Brennan, Full Sail Brewing Company’s Brewing Supervisor. 

Started June 1st and running through July, Ales for ALS Dry-Hopped Pale, will be available (exclusivly) at the brewery's taproom, while supplies last

About Full Sail Brewing Company:

Founded in 1987, the independent and employee-owned Full Sail Brewery is perched on a bluff in Hood River, Oregon, overlooking the most epic wind and kite surfing spot in the world. Over the last 26 years, Full Sail has collected more than 300 national and international awards for their beers and sustainable practices, including 130 Gold medals and was recently named Craft Brewer of the Year by 
Beverage World Magazine for their 26 years of “sustainable stewardship, quality, consistency and operational ingenuity. Among the company’s most popular brews are Full Sail Amber, IPA, Limited Lager Series, Pub Ale Series, Session, Session Black, and Session Fest lagers. At this very moment their specialists in the liquid refreshment arts are crafting barley and hops into your next beer. The Full Sail Brew Pub is open seven days a week. Swing by for a pint, grab a bite, tour the brewery, or just soak up the view.
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