Brewery News: OR: Portland: Zupan's Markets selects Coalition Brewing, for this year's Farm-to-Market collaboration series beer. Introducing Imperial Coffee Chocolate Stout.

Press Release
PORTLAND, Ore. (November 18, 2015) – Zupan’s Markets and Coalition Brewing announce the second release in their Farm-to-Market collaboration series with Imperial Coffee Chocolate Stout. This brew celebrates local, sustainable and artisanal processes and features ingredients from Caffé Umbria and Woodblock Chocolate.

“We are thrilled to have had the opportunity to collaborate with Coalition Brewing on a second beer that showcases the delectable flavors the Northwest has to offer,” said Zupan’s CEO and President Mike Zupan. “Adding quality ingredients from Caffé Umbria and Woodblock Chocolate truly sets the flavor profile of this beer apart.”

Imperial Coffee Chocolate Stout is complex, supremely drinkable and a great beer for the winter season. Flavors of black barley and Chilean caramel malt are combined with Italian espresso and molten cacao from Tanzania to bring this beer to life.

Zupan’s Markets currently has Imperial Coffee Chocolate Stout on its shelves for purchase. A portion of the brew is being barrel-aged in a Bull Run Distilling whiskey barrel for a special release in the fall of 2016.

Beer Profile:
Malts: Flaked oats, Black barley, Chilean caramel, Chocolate
Hops: Nugget, Willamette
Other Ingredients*: Caffé Umbria Gusto Crema (15lbs), Woodblock Chocolate 70% cacao from Tanzania (20 lbs)                         
IBU: 40, ABV: 7.5%

About Coalition Brewing Co.
Coalition Brewing is a 10-barrel brewery and tasting room in Southeast Portland. Born out of a serendipitous chance encounter between owners Kiley Hoyt and Elan Walsky, both began as home brewers and received formal brewing education through the Siebel Institute in Chicago. Coalition Brewing’s handcrafted ales reflect traditional brewing techniques and Northwest innovation. They strive to provide patrons with balanced, unique, and highly drinkable beers. For more information, visit www.coalitionbrewing.com.

About Zupan’s Markets
Founded by John Zupan in 1975, Zupan’s Markets is a local and family-owned gourmet market that has served Portland’s food-loving community for 40 years. Zupan’s Markets has four locations that focus on quality, selling everything from the best meats and wines to the freshest produce, baked goods, gourmet deli products, specialty foods, flowers and more, always emphasizing locally-sourced, artisan products when possible. For more information, visit www.zupans.com.

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