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Hopworks & New Seasons Collaborate on Carbon Farmer IPA


In time for Earth Day, Hopworks Brewery and New Seasons Market have collaborated on the discharge of Carbon Farmer Natural Hazy IPA. This new IPA is crafted with Kernza, an ecologically helpful, perennially grown grain. This new limited-edition and sustainable beer from two fellow B Corps can be solely obtainable on the grocer’s 19 Portland-metro space shops, in addition to on-tap on the brewer’s three native pubs.

This isn’t the primary time that Hopworks Brewery has brewed a beer with Kernza. Previously, Hopworks had partnered with Patagonia Provisions on a line of beers the primary debuted with Lengthy Root Pale Ale that noticed distribution alongside the West Coast of America.

Kernza is a grain grown in a perennial polyculture system, which mimics the pure prairie ecosystems and helps to enhance soil well being, cut back water use and supply habitat for pollinators. These techniques have been proven to sequester between 300 to 1,000 lbs. per acre per yr. As a result of Kernza’s in depth root system reaches greater than 10 ft underground, it’s also a sustainable crop because it doesn’t require annual replanting.

“At Hopworks, we’ve all the time been very acutely aware of the impression that our brewery has on the atmosphere,” stated Christian Ettinger, founding father of Hopworks Brewery. “No-till Kernza is a real-life carbon farmer, capturing CO2 in its lengthy roots for many years and successfully stalling international warming within the course of. Consuming beer that’s ‘rooted’ in regenerative agriculture and doing good is one thing we are able to all rejoice. Cheers to that!”

“As an organization, we now have lengthy been dedicated to working with sustainable enterprise practices, and know that we are able to make an excellent bigger impression once we accomplice with mission-aligned corporations,” stated Athena Petty, senior supervisor of sustainability for New Seasons Market. “We’re thrilled to be sharing this scrumptious beer in partnership with Hopworks and Zero Foodprint, and are excited to inform the story about how a hazy IPA might be part of the answer to therapeutic our soil and local weather.”

Carbon Farmer Stats:

  • ABV: 6.2%, IBU: 60
  • Hops: Natural Cascade, Idaho 7, Citra, Amarillo, Mosaic
  • Malts: Natural 2-row, Wheat, Oats, Kernza
  • Tasting Notes: Grapefruit zest, peach, guava, softly malty, with a lingering, palate-cleansing bitterness.
  • Pairing Notes: Sturdy sufficient to scrub down a grass-fed hamburger, versatile sufficient to pair with a veggie and grain bowl.

Carbon Farmer Hazy IPA is now obtainable at New Seasons Market in 4-packs of 16 oz. cans for $14.99, with a $12.99 particular operating from April 19 by way of 25. The beer can be obtainable in any respect Hopworks Brewery areas as nicely. A portion of all proceeds will profit Zero Foodprint, a non-profit group working to scale back the environmental impression of meals. Zero Foodprint connects eaters and meals companies with farmers to assist them implement regenerative practices.

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