22 Dec Shmaltz Brewing Celebrates 20 Years of Chanukah Beers

Article from the San Diego Jewish Journal, written by Brie Stimson

To celebrate Shmaltz Brewing Company’s 20th anniversary this year, the brewery is releasing four new limited-edition beer offerings, including Genesis 20:20® (Barrel-Aged Tart Barleywine, 16.7% ABV), Chanukah, Hanukkah…Pass the Beer® (Golden Strong Ale with Cocoa Nibs, 8% ABV), Jewbelation 20® (Dark American Strong Ale, 16.8%) and Shtick in a Box® (Holiday Variety 12-Pack).

Shmaltz, the only Jewish celebration beer company, will host a bevy of Chanukah launch parties across the country this season. They will be at The Tower Bar (4757 University Avenue) on December 25 for an 8 Crazy Flights party to kick off Chanukah, featuring the brewery’s boldest beers.movie Star Wars: The Last Jedi 2017 trailer

The company started in San Francisco, but is now based in New York. Started as a Chanukah experiment in 1996, when several friends hand-squeezed pomegranates to create the first He’brew Beer’s Genesis Ale®, they now operate a 40,000 square-foot brewery and distribute to 40 states.