Brewery News: OR: Portland: Growlers Hawthorne and Buoy Beer team up on Imperial IPA

Press Release


PORTLAND, Ore. – Growlers Hawthorne has collaborated with Buoy Beer Co. to produce a proprietary Imperial IPA.  The collaborative beer will be released at a party to celebrate both companies’ one year anniversary on Feb. 7 from 6 to 8pm at Growlers Hawthorne, 3343 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Samples of the beer will be provided and representatives from Buoy will be on hand to talk about the Imperial IPA.

A number of team members from Growlers Hawthorne traveled to Buoy Beer in Astoria to help brew the Imperial IPA, which is made with Galaxy and Mosaic hops. “Watching the brewing process showed me how creative, knowledgeable and committed Buoy is to making damn good beer,” stated Adi Zweier. “I am so excited to share the experience with our customers at Growlers Hawthorne.”


The collaboration beer will remain on tap exclusively at Growlers Hawthorne and depending on demand, should be available throughout most of 2015.

About Growlers Hawthorne
Growlers Hawthorne is Portland’s first dedicated, single purpose growler fill station, focusing solely on the growler experience by providing a dedicated place where fresh craft beer is sold in a distinctive package at a competitive price in an environmentally-friendly way. The family-owned business offers 48 rotating taps of craft beer, cider and kombucha, and occasionally mead, braggot and sparkling wine. Growlers Hawthorne is open daily from Noon to 9pm. For more information, visit www.growlers.net.

About Buoy Beer Company
Founded in 2013, Buoy Beer Co. focuses on brewing traditionally made European-style lagers and Northwest influenced ales while always keeping an emphasis on balance. The Brewery and Taproom in Astoria OR, occupies a 90-year old former fish cannery built on pilings in the Columbia River, creating an ambience perfect for enjoying a pint at the end of a hard day’s work or a relaxing day off. If you can’t make it to the scenic, hard-working, history packed North Coast, you can find Buoy Beer on draft in various cities around Oregon and Washington. For more information, visit www.buoybeer.com.
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