Partake Brewing Launching Alcohol-Free Craft Beer This Autumn

TORONTO, ONCBC News reports that a company focused on producing alcohol-free craft beer is getting set to release its first brand into the market this autumn.

Partake Brewing has been founded by Ted Fleming, owner of the online non-alcoholic beer retailer Premium Near Beer. Fleming gave up drinking alcohol five years ago when he was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, and has been an advocate for good quality alcohol-free beer since 2013 through his online shop. He now hopes to offer an even better product via his own brewing company.

A Kickstarter campaign held earlier this year to fund the development and launch of Partake raised 280% of its target amount, and the first batch of Partake Non-Alcoholic IPA was brewed earlier this summer under contract. Made with Cascade, Amarillo and Citra hops and six malt varieties, it has already won its first award, taking a Bronze in the Non-Alcoholic category at the U.S. Open Beer Championship 2017.

According to the CBC report, Partake Non-Alcoholic IPA is expected to be launched in September, and will be available at grocery stores throughout Ontario, as well as online via Premium Near Beer. Fleming has also filmed a pitch on Dragon’s Den to get investment to expand nationwide, although the result won’t be revealed until the episode airs in the upcoming season.

For more details, see the full CBC News article, and the Partake Brewing website.

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