Bloomington Breweries Collaborate on ‘Drone-Hopped’ Beer – Hop Strike

Bloomington Breweries Collaborate on ‘Drone-Hopped’ Beer – Hop Strike

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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Nope – it’s a hop drone. 
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For Immediate Release:

In celebration of Bloomington Craft Beer Week, Upland Brewing Co., along with fellow Bloomington Breweries, Function BrewingBloomington Brewing Co.Quaff On Brewing, and The Tap, collaborated and brewed a drone hopped beer–Hop StrikeWe are always looking for innovative ways to get more hops in our beer and have fun while doing it; so we commandeered a drone packed it with hops and let it fly.
Beer Description: 
Hop Strike is a dank India Pale Lager. This brew is packed with Chinook, Cascade, Centenial, Simcoe, Mosaic, Galaxy, and Amarillo hops. In honor of the Tomahawk chopper, CTZ hops (Columbus Tomahawk Zeus) were dropped from the drone. Expect a powerful floral hop aroma with a crisp and clean finish. 

ABV: 7% IBU: 60
Hop Strike will be on tap during Bloomington Craft Beer Week at Upland locations,Bloomington Brewing Co., Function BrewingQuaff On Brewing, and The Tap.
Try it while you can!



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About the Brewery:  Located in Bloomington, Indiana, Upland’s rich history dates all the way back to 1998. Taking traditional recipes and making them a bit more awesome, Upland Brewing Co. came up with their own recipes rooted with inspiration from good beer and good friends, providing a fresh local option to their communities. The name Upland comes from the term geologists gave to this area of Southern Indiana land which was never overrun by the glaciers that flattened much of Indiana’s landscape. The adversity of the land bred independent thinkers who had strong wills, a connection to the land, and a wry sense of humor about life. Upland’s approach to brewing beer honors the spirit of these people and this place.

Other Upland Beers: VinoSynth Red (Gold and Best in Show 2014 Indiana State Fair, Malefactor (Gold Indiana State Fair), Sour Reserve (Silver Indiana State Fair 2014), Vinyl Tap (Silver Indiana State Fair 2014), Champagne Velvet (Silver Indiana State Fair 2014), Oktoberfest (Bronze Indiana State Fair 2014), Helios Pale Ale  (Gold and Professional Best of Show 2013 Indiana State Fair, Gold 2011 BTI World Beer Championships), Upland Wheat  (Gold 2011, 2010 Bronze 2006 Indiana State Fair, Bronze 2009 BTI World Beer Championships, Gold 2002 Great American Beer Fest), Schwarz (Gold 2013, 2012 Indiana State Fair, 2012 Best of the Midwest Dark Lager United States Beer Tasting Championship, Silver 2010 Indiana State Fair), Teddy Bear Kisses (Gold 2011, 2010 BTI World Beer Championships).



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