Jolly Pumpkin Releases Sobrehumano Palena`ole—a collaboration beer with Maui Brewing Company

Nearly 5 years since the last release, Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales is proud to announce the return of Sobrehumano Palena`ole. This collaboration with Maui Brewing Company was originally released in the summer of 2012 and since then it has been one of the brewery’s most asked about beers. You’ve asked and we finally listened, Sobrehumano Palena`ole will be released nationally beginning February 6.

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North Peak and Jolly Pumpkin Launch Yearlong TART Trails Sponsorship

Northern United Brewing Company, parent company to North Peak and Jolly Pumpkin, is pleased to announce a yearlong sponsorship with TART Trails, a Traverse City non-profit organization that works to enrich the Traverse region by providing a network of trails, bikeways and pedestrian ways; and encouraging their use.

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Jolly Pumpkin to Open Restaurant and Brewery in Hyde Park, Chicago

Jolly Pumpkin is heading across Lake Michigan to open a new restaurant and bar in Hyde Park, near the University of Chicago, in 2017. The 5,800-square-foot restaurant will serve craft beers, distilled spirits, and wines available through the Northern United Brewing Company (NUBC) brand – including Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales, North Peak Brewing Company, Nomad Cidery, Civilized Spirit and Bonafide Wines, as well as a full pub menu.

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The Shed Beer Garden Opens Tuesday, May 24 in Traverse City (Grand Opening Set for June 3)

Traverse City’s newest outdoor dining and drinking space opens its gates May 23 and hosts their Grand Opening Party on June 3 from noon until 10pm. The casual dining and relaxed outdoor atmosphere of The Shed Beer Garden will provide a quick spot for lunch or the perfect place to enjoy dinner and drinks outside this summer.

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North Peak Beer Expands Distribution into Texas with Flood Distribution

Deep in the heart of Texas…that’s where the Michigan-produced North Peak Beer is now be found. Tony Grant, COO / CEO of Northern United Brewing Company (NUBCo) says this is the eighth state for North Peak distribution. NUBCO encompasses the North Peak, Grizzly Peak and Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales brands of craft beer.

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Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales Collaborates with World-Famous Brewers for Gypsy Beer Series

Michigan-based Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales has teamed up with some of the world’s most noted gypsy brewers in two new collaboration beers have just been released in limited quantities nationwide, at just $15 per bottle (while supplies last).

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Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales Among 242 National Companies Honored with 2016 Good Food Award

Michigan-based Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales was among 242 companies to receive a 2016 Good Food Award on Friday, January 15 in San Francisco, California. The companies were selected for leading the way towards a tasty, authentic and responsible food system by creating vibrant, delicious, sustainable local food economies.

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Michigan-based Northern United Brewing Company Goes International

The makers of Jolly Pumpkin and North Peak Beer would like to announce their partnership with Seoul-based brewery, Playground. The craft beer industry in South Korea is just awakening and Playground Brewery is looking to bring variety and change to a country used to light lagers.

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Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales Invites You to Celebrate #SourBeerDay on Saturday, Sept. 12

SOUR BEER is beer which has an intentionally acidic, tart or sour taste. The most common sour beer styles are Belgian: lambics, gueuze and Flanders red ale. At one time, all beers were sour to some degree. As pure yeast cultures were not available, the starter used from one batch to another usually contained some wild yeast and bacteria. Unlike modern brewing, which is done in a sterile environment to guard against the intrusion of wild yeast, sour beers are made by intentionally allowing wild yeast strains or bacteria into the brew.

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