The new release in Zupan’s MarketsFarm-to-Market Beer Series is a collaboration with Astoria, Oregon based Buoy Beer Co. For the third release in this series the longtime Portland area grocer assisted in brewing Farm-to-Market IPA that was brewed exclusively with NW grown hops.This beer is now available exclusively at all four Zupan’s Market locations in 22 oz. bottles.
“Zupan’s Markets is honored to be partnering with Buoy Beer, where their passion for brewing has taken the Oregon craft beer community by storm,” said Zupan’s Markets’ President and CEO Mike Zupan in a release. “Together, we’ve created a great beer that showcases our thirst for local, quality ingredients, and our love for beer.”
“Zupan’s Markets is one of our biggest champions, and we are really impressed by their excitement for Oregon craft beer,” said David Kroening of Buoy Beer Co. in a release. “Partnering with them on our first bottled collaboration beer is a perfect fit.”
Farm-To-Market IPA Stats: Malts: Pale Malt, Vienna, and White Wheat Hops: Azacca, Amarillo, El Dorado, and Equinox (most from Willamette Valley Hop Farms) Profile: IBU: 65, ABV: 6.7%, Gravity: 14.5°P
Zupan’s Markets Farm-to-Market IPA is currently available at all Zupan’s Markets locations in 22 oz. bottles for $6.99 and on tap at the Belmont store’s growler station. All four locations are listed below.
Belmont, 3301 SE Belmont, Portland, OR
Burnside, 2340 W Burnside, Portland, OR
Lake Grove, 16380 Boones Ferry Road, Lake Oswego, OR
Macadam, 7221 SW Macadam, Portland, OR
D.J. is a Portland, Oregon based writer that spent his formative years in the Midwest. With over 20 years under his belt of drinking beer at festivals across America and the world, he has developed a strong appreciation and understanding of craft beer and the industry that surrounds it. He can be found in any of the great breweries or beer bars that make Portland the best beer city in the world. His writing can also be found in Northwest Brewing News and can be followed on Twitter at @hopapalooza.