RavenBeer Launches Dark Usher Beer: Dark Kolsch

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Brewed by the Baltimore-Washington Beer Works (BWBW) in Baltimore Maryland, USA, The Raven Special Lager is named after Baltimore's literary genius, Edgar Allan Poe. Originally produced in the Black Forest region of Baden-Württemberg, Germany, the Baltimore-Washington Beer Works began brewing The Raven in the United States in June 1998. They have recently extended their beer portfolio to include 5 more E. A. Poe beers and firkins, named after his legendary short horror stories.



Ok craft beer fans, it's here. ANNOUNCING RavenBeer's New & Unique Dark Usher: Dark Kolsch.

 Baltimore-based brewery, RavenBeer announces a special on-site holiday event on December 10, 2015, from 5-9 PM, to officially launch its new Dark Usher. The event will benefit the A Mother’s Cry Charity, which supports mothers who have lost children to violence in Baltimore City, as well as provide guests with the first opportunity to savor a glass of the newly bottled brew while touring the brewery, listen to live jazz guitarist, Rodney Kelley and nibble on food pairing.


"When the idea to pair a benefit for Millie Browne’s organization, A Mother’s Cry, with the launch of Dark Usher, our new dark Kölsch, it took two seconds to say 'lets do it.'  A good cause for an amazing organization together with the launch of such a unique beer at Peabody Heights Brewery— now that’s beautiful,” states Stephen Demczuk, founder, RavenBeer.


Dark Usher Kölsch, named after the darkness that loomed over Poe’s character, Roderick Usher suffering from sensory hyperesthesia, hypochondria and acute anxiety. After entombing alive Roderick’s twin sister a storm rocks the Usher mansion causing it to split in two and become swallowed up into the ground. The narrator flees and watches the Fall of the House of Usher.


Details: Dark Usher Kölsch.

A German-style Kölsch that is dark but still of the classic Kölsch taste with soft and
subtle fruit flavors and aromas. Medium body with a smooth mouthfeel, this 4.8% abv German ale having only noticeable noble hop nose and bitterness is worth falling for.
Alc: 4.8%
Bottles: 12oz.
Cases:24 bottles
Kegs: 13.2 gal (50L), 5.2 gal (20L) kegs and firkins (10.8 gal).


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