KettleHouse Brewing’s First Seasonal of 2019
(Bonner, MT) – KettleHouse Brewing Co in Bonner, Montana, just upriver from Missoula, announces the first release of 2019 – Hellgate® Honey Hefeweizen, an American-style Hefeweizen brewed with a blend of pale and Munich malts, white and red wheat, red wheat flakes, and finished with Montana made honey from Arlee Apiaries. A perennial favorite in KettleHouse’s three taprooms, it’s an unfiltered beer that balances a creamy, wheat flavor with floral honey and mild hop finish.
The inaugural release of Hellgate® Honey Hefe is rolling out this week to the Montana markets in 4-packs, 8-packs, and 16 ounce aluminum cans. It is the first of four seasonal offerings slated for 2019.
Hellgate® Honey Hefeweizen is a smooth drinker for those hot summer days. The honey helps boost the alcohol content while also adding a floral bouquet to the nose. Yeast is left in the beer to add body, head retention and stability, as well as a slight haziness. 4.8% abv; 16 IBUs
Hellgate is the name of the canyon that serves as the eastern gateway to Missoula, flanked by Mt. Sentinel and Mt. Jumbo. KettleHouse uses barley that’s grown and malted 165 miles away in central Montana. Arlee Apiaries bees get to make honey in arguably one of the most scenic places in Montana, about 25 miles north of Missoula. KettleHouse has been partnering with Arlee Apiaries for ten years.
About KettleHouse Brewing Company
KettleHouse Brewing Company has been at the forefront of the Montana craft brewery scene since its opening in 1995 and has grown to three locations – two in Missoula and a production facility on the banks of the scenic Blackfoot River in Bonner, MT. KettleHouse Brewing Co, brewers of the ever popular Cold Smoke® Scotch Ale, recently expanded its distribution footprint to include northern Idaho and eastern Washington. KettleHouse’s mission is to match the quality of its beers with the quality of the Montana outdoor experience. Neighboring KettleHouse Amphitheater has been voted one of the Top 50 clubs in the world.
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March 11, 2019 @ 8:12 am
Thanks for sharing our first release of 2019! quick update, the beer is 4.8%, not 5.5%.
Thanks, Al from the kettleHouse!