Craft breweries from around the country are teaming up to raise money for military families by selling a beer aged on baseball bats.
The Hops for Heroes project began in 2011 as a collaboration between Center of the Universe Brewing Co. in suburban Richmond and Fremont Brewing Co. in Seattle.
Eleven breweries are participating this year, including ones in Florida, Pennsylvania, Missouri, Arizona, Colorado, California, Texas, Hawaii and South Carolina.
Homefront IPA is brewed with orange peel and aged by soaking with unfinished Louisville Slugger maple bats.
Participating breweries are selling the beer in in bottles and on draft in their areas starting around Memorial Day.
All proceeds are being donated to local chapters of Operation Homefront. The national organization provides emergency financial assistance to military families.
Copyright 2016 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
KKTV firmly believes in freedom of speech for all and we are happy to provide this forum for the community to share opinions and facts. We ask that commenters keep it clean, keep it truthful, stay on topic and be responsible. Comments left here do not necessarily represent the viewpoint of KKTV 11 News.
If you believe that any of the comments on our site are inappropriate or offensive, please tell us by clicking “Report Abuse” and answering the questions that follow. We will review any reported comments promptly.powered by Disqus