Workhorse IPA Returns to Laurelwood’s Mainstream Retail and Draft Line-Up

Laurelwood Workhorse IPA

Press Release;

Portland, ORLaurelwood Brewing Co. is excited to announce the return of the extraordinary Workhorse IPA. Workhorse will make its grand entrance back into the Laurelwood’s handcrafted product line at the beginning of 2013, in 22 ounce retail packaging and draft. Dock sales of Workhorse will resume at the brewery but only in limited runs. With the return of Workhorse IPA, Laurelwood will be saying goodbye to Gearhead IPA. Laurelwood’s Marketing Director Micah Bell stated, “Having two competing IPAs in your line up is hard to maintain. You have one IPA taking market share from the other, and that doesn’t help highlight the strengths of the brewery and the quality of the product we put out.” Ring in the New Year with a Workhorse IPA in your hand.

Workhorse IPA is an extremely well balanced yet super flavorful IPA brewed in the West Coast style. The over-the-top aroma comes from a heavy handed dose of hops in the kettle, hop back and 2 separate dry-hop additions. A slightly sweet finish helps balance the hop bitterness and creates an ale that is big on flavor. Workhorse weighs in at 7.5% alcohol by volume, possesses 80 IBUs (International Bitterness Unit), and has an extremely clean finish. Workhorse IPA
was named the national IPA champion in 2009, and is a gold medal winner at the World Beer Championship in 2011.

About Laurelwood Brewing Company

Laurelwood Brewing Co.Laurelwood is a family owned brewery that creates one of the most recognized regional craft beers. Owners Mike De Kalb & Cathy Woo-De Kalb are dedicated to sustainable and organic practices, and first began producing certified organic beer in 2001. Laurelwood’s product line is known for its creativity and quality therefore winning many national and  international beer awards. Laurelwood’s handcrafted beers can be found on draft and in bottles throughout Oregon and Washington. To find out more about Laurelwood Brewing Company go online at www.laurelwoodbrewpub.com.

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This post was written by Angelo on November 27, 2012

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2 Comments so far

  1. Chris December 3, 2012 9:35 am

    There will be a bottle release (reintroduction?) at Belmont Station on Thursday at 6pm. Per their website:

    LAURELWOOD WORKHORSE RELEASE & TASTING

    We welcome the magnificent Workhorse IPA back to bottles for the first time in a long time with a tasting of that and Laurelwood’s Free Range Red, Vinter Varmer, and Moose & Squirrel. Plus Brewers Cut Double IPA and a rare firkin of cask conditioned Workhorse pouring in our Biercafe.

  2. Portland Wedding Photography December 4, 2012 12:18 am

    Yay!!!

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