Widmer Brothers Brewing Re-releases Rejected Ale, X-114, and Belgian Golden Ale
Widmer Rejected Ale, X-114, and Belgian Golden Ale Widmer Brothers Brewing’s 30 Beers for 30 Years Series , as the brewery continues its 30th anniversary celebration in the last months of its 30th year in business. Widmer Brothers announced three beers today in the unprecedented series: Rejected Ale , X-114 , and Belgian Golden Ale .
Like all of the beers in the series, today’s three releases hold a special importance to the brewery. Rejected Ale is unique to the entire series, as it is the only beer to date that is not from Widmer Brothers’ 30-year recipe archive.
Rejected Ale is an homage to 2007, the year Widmer Brothers was unceremoniously kicked out of the Brewers Association . This unfiltered IPA is brewed with cinnamon and mango, infused with 15 pounds of jalapenos, and dry hopped with copious amounts of Mosaic, Centennial, Chinook, and Cascade hops.
“We brewed Rejected Ale to reflect our opinions about the Brewers Association’s definition of ‘craft’ and the decision in 2007 to no longer consider Widmer Brothers a craft brewery,” said Kurt Widmer, co-founder of Widmer Brothers Brewing. “We aren’t bitter about it, but wanted to commemorate the moment in our history with a new beer […]