2012 RondyBrew™ Saison from Anchorage Brewing Company
Bottling on February 26, 2012 to be available in early February
Anchorage, AK, February 26, 2012: The Board of Directors of Greater Anchorage, Inc. the Anchorage Brewing Company announce the Official RondyBrew™ 2012 – Running of the Reindeer Saison - the Official Brew of the 2012 Fur Rendezvous.
In a new partnership with Anchorage Brewing Company, the official beer of Fur Rondy 2012 is a Saison and will offer refreshing twist on a classic style to enjoy during the cold dark days of winter and the 10 Days of Rondy that bring Alaskans and visitors together to celebrate the traditions and events of Fur Rendezvous. RondyBrew Saison is an Alaskan version of a classic Belgian style beer. Brewed and dry hopped with East Kent Golding Hops and peppercorns, then fermented with a farmhouse yeast. Rondy Brew Saison is dry and refreshing, yet full of subtle fruity flavors and a floral aroma.
RondyBrew™ 2012 – Saison will be available on draft and in 750ml bottles throughout the Anchorage in early February. Beer connoisseurs and Rondy enthusiasts will not want to miss out on this limited edition brew. Merchandise featuring the label art by Ray Flores will be sold at the Rondy Shop and featured on the Running of the Reindeer participant shirts.
Anchorage Brewing Company is one of the newest and most unique breweries to open in Alaska. Founded by Gabe Fletcher, with 14 years of brewing experience in Alaska, he specializes in barrel fermentation and aging with brettanomyces.
Anchorage Fur Rendezvous is a ten day festival in Anchorage, Alaska, celebrating the life and culture of Alaska. The World Championship Sled Dog Races are the cornerstone event, bringing teams of sled dogs and mushers to Anchorage from across Alaska and all over the world. Other notable Fur Rondy events include the Rondy Carnival, the Grand Parade, Yukigassen, Outhouse Races, Frostbite Footrace and Charlotte Jensen Native Market, Blanket Toss and much more.
Anchorage Brewing Company and their distributor Specialty Imports are proud to be supporting Fur Rendezvous by donation $1.00 for every bottle sold to the Fur Rondy™ Committee.