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The Ram Restaurants & Brewery Releases IPA 4 ALS

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The RAM Restaurant & Brewery chain of 34 pubs and restaurants is participating in the annual ‘Ales for ALS’ fundraising campaign for the third consecutive year. One dollar from each pint of IPA 4 ALS sold will be donated to the ALS Therapy Development Institute, the world’s leader in ALS (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) research.

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The ‘Ales for ALS’ program, created by Loftus Ranches and Hopunion in Yakima, WA, provides a promising experimental one-of-a-kind hop pellet blend, free-of-charge, to a select handful of brewers throughout the U.S. to create their special brew. The RAM will tap their fresh and localIPA 4 ALS small batch seasonal release at all RAM locations on August 7th.

 

 

“This year’s IPA 4 ALS hops blend features Citra, Loral and four experimental varieties. The aromatic hops produced dank tropical fruit with pungent citrus notes,” said Dave Leonard, Director of Brewery Operations. “Beer lovers and especially hops aficionados are encouraged to stop in at their local C.B. & Potts to raise a pint of this great beer and support a great cause.”

In 2016 over 15,000 pints of IPA for ALS were enjoyed at the company’s Restaurant & Brewery locations with $15,762 donated to help find a cure for ALS. Participating ‘Ales for ALS’ breweries throughout the United States collectively raised over $1.25 million for ALS research.

 

 

ABOUT THE RAM RESTAURANT GROUP

The RAM is a Washington-based, employee-owned restaurant and brewing company. Opening the first restaurant location 46 years ago in Lakewood, Washington, the company’s 34 restaurants are favorite destinations for guests who appreciate quality food and beverages.

 

In 2015, the company “Celebrated Great Beers for 20 Years!” In 1995, the first brewery location opened and began brewing craft beers. Most locations have onsite breweries adjoining the restaurants. The award-winning brewery program continues to be recognized regularly as an industry leader for creating highly acclaimed and drinkable selections.

 

You’ll find RAM locations in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio. The RAM Restaurant Group also owns eight C.B. & Potts Restaurant and Brewery locations in Colorado, in addition to C.I. Shenanigans in Tacoma, Washington.

 

The company prides itself on being community-involved. Since 1971, The RAM Restaurant Group has donated over $1,000,000 back to the hometowns they serve through a variety of philanthropic initiatives.

The RAM Restaurant Group includes over 2200 team members/employee owners who are dedicated to excellence and superior service to 110,000 weekly guests that visit the company locations.

For additional news, menus, beer awards and information visit www.theram.comwww.cbpotts.com orwww.cishenanigans.com.

Founder of The New School and most frequent contributor Ezra Johnson-Greenough has worked in the craft beer industry for almost 10 years, doing everything from illustrating beer labels to bartending at renowned beer bars and breweries like Belmont Station, Apex, Laurelwood and Upright Brewing. He has also had a hand in creating events like the Portland Fruit Beer Festival, Portland Beer Week, and the Brewing up Cocktails series. He is available for freelance consultation in marketing, events, graphic design and branding. Contact: [email protected]

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