Kentucky Race Day Session IPA will join Kentucky Ale’s lineup in at the end of March, 2016.
As the name suggests, Race Day a session-style IPA that boasts a low, 4.5% alcohol by volume. Hops in the brew include Calypso and Cascade, with Hallertau in the dry-hop.
As Lexington Brewing was getting ready to release this beer, they heard about a fire at Old Friends thoroughbred retirement facility in Georgetown, Kentucky. The non-profit organization takes care of former racehorses, giving them a happy retirement. While the fire didn’t hurt and people or horses, the fire was damaging to the organization.
Coinciding with the launch, the brewery will be donation a portion of the proceeds from April 1st through May 8th to Old Friends.
Kentucky Race Day Session IPA is a seasonal offering.
Hops: Calypso, Cascade, Hallertau
Availability: 12oz Bottles, Draft. Seasonal Release.
Pic: Kentucky Race Day Session IPA with Silver Charm. Silver Charm is known for winning the 1997 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes. He is now retired and resides at Old Friends in Georgetown, KY. To visit Silver Charm, book a tour at www.OldFriendsEquine.org.