In celebration of the 100-year anniversary of Local 36, a heat and frost insulators union in Portland, Oregon, Worthy Brewing Company’s newest release is Local 36 Red Lager.
Worthy’s founder, Roger Worthington, built a career out of representing the union’s asbestos workers, including his own father. “For over 24 years, it has and will continue to be my honor to represent some of the finest people in the world, without whom Worthy Brewing would not be,” says Roger. “Local 36 Red Lager is my way of saying thank you for their sacrifices and dedication.”
Local 36 Red Lager comes in at 5.2% ABV with 42 IBUs, delivering a smooth, clean, and happily hopped finish. The robust red lager was brewed with a mix of domestic and imported malts and spiced with Ultra, a rare Oregon-grown aroma hop with Noble Bavarian roots. The very limited release of 22-ounce bottles and kegs will be distributed by Columbia Distribution in Oregon and Washington, Hodgen Distributing in Eastern Oregon, and by Hayden Beverage in Idaho.