Ex Novo Brewing launches Aperture Hazy Pale Ale in Cans

Portland-based Ex Novo Brewing has announced the release of a new Hazy Pale Ale called Aperture in 12oz cans. The brewery’s popular Perle Haggard pilsner is also getting an update from 12oz cans to 16oz cans in 4-packs. Ex Novo has been on a roll since last year’ss opening of the Beaverton pizza location and a production brewery and taproom in New Mexico.

Perle Haggard now in 16oz Cans
With the rise in lager popularity throughout the industry, Ex Novo decided to make the switch from 6-pack 12oz cans of Pils to 4-pack 16oz cans. Same beer, same label, more crushable crispiness.

New Hazy Pale in 12oz Cans
Aperture, formerly known as Sipalicious, has become a permanent fixture on draft at Ex Novo in recent months, so they are now seeing how it goes in cans. Aperture is packed with late-addition Mosaic and Simcoe hops, but has a low bitterness, a creamy body, punchy aromatics of grapefruit and pineapple, and clocks in at 5.2%. It will be a year-round offering, rounding out the 12oz, 6-pack can lineup which includes seasonal sours and The Most Interesting Lager in the World.

The artwork for both beers was done by the illustrious Jonathan Case, the artist behind the can art for Cactus Wins the Lottery, Marryin’ Berries, Puff Puff Passion, and our popular Rosie the Riveter mural.

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