Joint San Diego Launch Events:
The Bear Republic and Coronado Brewing teams will be partnering up and hosting dual tap takeovers with the brewers on-site in search of the elusive MerBear. You will be able to meet the brewers and taste the two versions of MerBear side by side, By Land & By Sea.
Wednesday, February 17
Blind Lady Ale House
Includes three unique beers from each brewery including both versions of MerBear
Friday, February 26
We may even have a few special guests migrating down from NorCal for the event!
More details to come but guaranteed to be legendary events between the two brewers.
Additionally, Coronado Brewing will host a teddy bear drive at the company’s Bay Park Tasting Room. Starting February 12th, bring in any stuffed bear or animal and receive a free Coronado pint glass. Donations will go to a local kids charity, It’s All About the Kids Foundation.
MerBear Teddy Bear Drive
February 12 – 29, 2016
Coronado Brewing Tasting Room
1205 Knoxville Street
San Diego, CA 92110
Coronado’s MerBear Rye IPA specs:
Style: Rye IPA
Bitterness: 45 IBU
Package: 22 ounce bottles & draft
Release: February 2016
Malts: Wheat, Biscuit, 2-Row
Hops: Amarillo, Hallertau Blanc, Centennial, and Equinox
Bear Republic’s MerBear Rye IPA™
Description: A Rye IPA collaboration with San Diego’s pioneering Coronado Brewing Company. The pungent and layered blend of Ella, El Dorado, Equinox, and Azacca dry hops coupled with a whirlpool addition of Buddha’s Hand creates an aromatic explosion, ending with a spicy malt caramel backbone.
Availability: 22 oz. bottles and draft
Hops: Super Galena, Ella, El Dorado, Equinox, Azacca, Buddha’s Hand
ABV: 7.5% – IBUs: 65 – Rye IPA with Buddha’s Hand