Yards Brewing Co. will workers up with Cape May Brewing Co. to make the Jersey Shore craft-beer maker’s lager at Yards’ state-of-the-art brewery in Northern Liberties, the companies said.
Yards, based mostly by brewmaster and president Tom Kehoe, moved from Kensington into the model new facility at Fifth and Spring Garden streets in 2017, rising their brewing functionality by 100,000 barrels per yr. They have the pliability to push that to 200,000 barrels-a-year, partly by partnerships with smaller breweries.
Cape May Brewing pursued a partnership with Yards in order to enhance the variety of their very personal brewing operations in Cape May.
brewing, kegging, and canning a number of Cape May Brewing Company’s beers for distribution
The deal will notably cowl the brewing, kegging, and canning of Cape May Lager for distribution.
“Yards is the real deal,” Cape May Brewing CEO and co-owner Ryan Krill said. “They’ve been making great beer for as long as I’ve known what beer is. Cape May Lager is the newest core brand in our lineup, and what’s been brewed there has been outstanding. We’re honored to put our name on it.”
With expanded functionality in Cape May, followers of the South Jersey brewery can anticipate new additions to the lineup throughout the not-too-distant future. Yards hopes that totally different breweries will sign on with them for a similar affiliation.
“Yards will continue to keep our state-of-the-art facility churning out great beer around the clock,” Yards CEO Trevor Prichett said. “We built a brewery that we could grow into over the next several years, so this is the perfect opportunity for us to put the entire brewhouse to good use while we continue our strategy of increasing depth within our existing markets.”