WHO: Rahr & Sons Brewing Co.
WHAT: Rahr & Sons will host a celebratory launch event at the brewery for its newest beer, Dadgum IPA. Attendees will receive a commemorative can-shaped pint glass and enjoy three beer tastings. A Dadgum IPA cans-only bar will be set up to showcase the vibrant green cans and encourage craft beer lovers to sample the new beer. Hip-hop artist J/O/E will perform live, and Heim Barbecue will have food available for purchase. Dadgum-themed T-shirts, hats, stickers and accessories will also be available for purchase at the brewery.
Additionally, the event will mark the debut of “Dewey the Dadgum Truck”, a vintage pickup that Rahr & Sons had refurbished as a focal point for event attendees to take photos.
Dadgum IPA is Rahr & Sons’ first commercial release of an
American, West Coast-inspired India pale ale.
It has flavors of Citra and Lemondrop hops and lively bitterness with intense notes of fresh cut pine and tropical fruit. The beer will join Rahr & Sons’ year-round lineup and be available in 12-ounce cans and on draft in early April around Texas and Oklahoma.
WHEN: Saturday, April 8 from 1-3 p.m.
WHERE: Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. at 701 Galveston Ave. in Fort Worth, Texas
COST: $10 tickets available for purchase at the door
For more information, please visit rahrbrewing.com and facebook.com/rahrbrewing.
ABOUT RAHR & SONS BREWING COMPANY
Fritz and Erin Rahr started the craft beer movement in North Texas, as they founded Rahr & Sons Brewing Co. in the fall of 2004. Since then, Rahr & Sons has exponentially grown its brewing capacity from 2,000 barrels a year to more than 20,000 barrels a year.
The craft brewery has won more than 60 nationally and internationally-recognized awards, including: a Bronze Medal at the 2016 European Beer Star Awards; two Gold Medals and one Silver Medal at the 2016 U.S. Open Beer Championship; two Gold Medals at the 2015 Great American Beer Festival; a Gold Medal and four Silver Medals at the 2015 Los Angeles International Beer Competition; a Bronze Medal at the 2014 Great American Beer Festival; a Bronze Medal at the 2014 World Beer Cup; and several Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals at the 2014 Denver International Beer Competition.
Rahr & Sons has been featured in local and national media, including Wall Street Journal and New York Daily News. The brewery has been named in the top 4 of the 20 best craft breweries in America by Time Out and won Best Brewery/Distillery from Fort Worth, Texas Magazine three years in a row.