Are you ready to book your non-stop flight? In a unique collaboration between a great, local brewer: Airways Brewing Company and a national craft beer news & lifestyle site: AmericanCraftBeer.com, a new collaboration IPA has been born to take you to new heights. Non-Stop Session IPA is a serious West coast IPA. Using Amarillo, Centennial and Simcoe hops it has a deep copper color and a big citrusy/piney hop aroma but maintains the smoothness of a East coast Pale Ale.
Here is the full press release from Airways Brewing Company and AmericanCraftBeer.com:
KENT, Wash. (September 3, 2013) – Get ready to go cross-country with a new, limited-edition collaboration from the Kent-based brewery’s expanding line of delicious handcrafted beers.
“We’re excited to have the opportunity to work with the great folks from AmericanCraftBeer.com,” said Alex Dittmar, owner and head brewer at Airways Brewing Company. “We all agreed that we wanted a very drinkable beer that combined the best characteristics of IPAs from both coasts. I think this beer does that very well.”
“We’re huge fans of Airways Brewing and we love what they’re doing so we jumped at the opportunity to work with them” said Tom Bobak, Editor-In-Chief at AmericanCraftBeer.com. “I’m not sure that a collaboration between a national craft beer news & lifestyle site and a brewery the caliber of Airways has ever happened before and I’m so excited that they asked us to be part of this.”
The Non-Stop Session IPA was brewed with Amarillo, Centennial, and Simcoe hops. Deep copper in color with a big citrus and pine hop aroma and flavors, this American IPA blends the smoothness of an East Coast Pale Ale with the hoppiness that defines a West Coast IPA.
Beginning Thursday, September 5th, the Non-Stop Session IPA will be available in 22-ounce bottles at both Airways locations for $4.50. Bottles will also be available at select specialty bottle shops throughout the Seattle and Tacoma area. For people outside of the area, 22-ounce bottles will be available for purchase through airwaysbrewing.com. The beer will also be available on draft at both the Airways Brewing Tap Room in the Kent industrial area and the Airways Beer & Bistro in Downtown Kent on September 5th.
A release party will be held on September 5th from 5-7 pm at the Airways Brewing Co. Tap Room in Kent, WA. East coast event details will be announced soon. Beer lovers around the country are invited to participate at any time in a coast-to-coast toast via Instagram and Twitter by posting photos with the hashtag #NonStop.
In addition to the Non-Stop Session IPA, craft beer enthusiasts can pick up the brewery’s flagship Sky Hag IPA and Chocolate Stout in 22-ounce bottles. Pre Flight Pilsner and Oatmeal PSA (Pale Session Ale) are available in 16-oz cans. Pints, tasters and growlers of all of these beers and more can also be found at the Airways Brewing Tap Room or Airways Brewing Beer & Bistro in historic downtown Kent.
Don’t forget, when you visit the Airways Brewing Company taproom or the Airways Brewing Beer & Bistro in downtown Kent to grab your Non-Stop Session IPA, you can also pick up 22oz bottles of their flagship Sky Hag IPA or Chocolate Stout, as well as 16oz cans of PSA (Pale Session Ale). Or just stay for a few pints and take a growler to go.
Drink responsibly and stay safe out there.