A beer geek quiz: What do the Asheville Brewers Alliance, Ballast Point Brewing, Bell’s Brewery, Cigar City Brewing, Firestone Walker, New Glarus Brewing, Ninkasi, Oskar Blues, Russian River, 3 Floyds and Victory Brewing Company have in common with Allagash Brewing Company this summer?
Answer: They are all breweries that collaborated in this year’s Sierra Nevada Beer Camp variety pack that releases on Monday, July 7,, 2014. They will also be taking part in the Beer Camp across America brewfest tour that kicks off on July 19th in Chico, CA and ends on August 3rd in Mills River, NC, Stop number 5 on the tour will be Portland, ME.
The Sierra Nevada/Allagash Brewing collaboration is a Belgian style pale ale hopped with whole cone Citra and Mosaic hops and fermented with Allagash’s own house yeast. The beer is named Myron’s walk in honor of Myron Avery, the founder of the Appalachian Trail which begins near Sierra Nevada’s new brewery in North Carolina and ends here in Maine.
Look for Myron’s Walk in the limited release Sierra Nevada Beer Camp variety pack and at stops along the Sierra Nevada Beer Camp across America brewfest tour, Tickets for the Portland stop of the tour are still available.