Lompoc Brewing Releases Pamplemousse Citrus IPA and C-Note IPA in 6-Packs

Lompoc 6-packs

It’s only taken Lompoc Brewing 20 years to release its beers in 6-packs. The brewery has just introduced 12 oz. longneck bottles of Pamplemousse Citrus IPA and C-Note IPA. Mobile Bottling Source did a first run of 17,000 bottles at Lompoc’s Fifth Quadrant Brewery on March 24, and the six-packs have recently begun appearing on store shelves throughout Oregon and Washington. The six-packs will complement, not replace, Lompoc’s current lineup of 22-oz bottles.

“The craft brewing market in retail stores has become flooded with 22-oz bottles,” explained Lompoc owner Jerry Fechter. “We wanted to stand out, and provide our fans with greater options. Adding six-packs achieved both of these goals.”

Local artist Jennifer Ulrich carried out the six-pack carrier designs, which were based upon the original label artwork by Woody Adams and Andrew MacKenize of WAAMCo.

C-Note, Lompoc’s flagship IPA, has been around nearly as long as the brewery; it was first brewed for the Horse Brass Pub’s 25th anniversary party in 2001. The beer was called C-Note because of its 100 IBUs. This highly hopped ale has a deep copper to orange hue with a bold aroma of pine and herbal spice. Hints of toffee and caramel are followed by a citrus finish that is dry and refreshingly bitter (6.9% ABV).

Pamplemousse is a deep golden hued, medium-bodied citrus IPA. Four hop varieties, along with real grapefruit juice, build a solid hop bitterness highlighted by citrus notes, both on the tongue and in the nose (5.8% ABV).

The six-packs are currently available at Lompoc’s Fifth Quadrant and Sidebar locations, retailing for $11 in-house; they will be available at all five pubs in a few weeks. Retail pricing varies at grocery stores and bottle shops.

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About Lompoc Brewing
A long-time Portland craft beer fixture established in 1996, Lompoc (pronounced Lom-Pock) creates eight flavorful year-round beers, plus a ridiculous number of seasonals. You can find Lompoc in 12-ounce and 22-ounce bottles and on draft at locations in Oregon and Washington, and at its five Portland neighborhood pubs: Fifth Quadrant and Sidebar in North Portland, Hedge House and Oaks Bottom in Southeast, and the Lompoc Tavern in Northwest. For more information, call 503-288-3996 or visit www.lompocbrewing.com and @LompocBeer on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Drink Local, Drink Lompoc!

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