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Beer Slated for Now-Cancelled World Beer Cup Will Become Hand Sanitizer

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When life gives you lemons: make hand sanitizer.
Last month, the Brewers Association made the difficult choice to cancel the 2020 World Beer Cup , originally slated to run from April 19 to 22. By then, the BA had already received thousands of beers for the competition that couldn't feasibly be returned - all of which were left sitting in a Colorado warehouse that wasn't suited for long-term refrigeration.
According to an April 8 update , the BA decided to “make good out of poor circumstances,” and partnered with two Denver-based distilleries ( Ballmer Peak Distillery and Denver Distillery...
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Breweries, Distilleries Partner to Create Hand Sanitizer During COVID-19 Outbreak

Breweries, Distilleries Partner to Create Hand Sanitizer During COVID-19 Outbreak

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Cody Morris is reincarnating out of code draft beer as hand sanitizer.
A professional brewer and the son of distillery owners, he knew that all the beer sitting idle in kegs could be distilled into hand sanitizer, which is needed for essential workers nationwide during the COVID-19 pandemic.
His parents own Hardware Distilling in Hoodsport, Washington, and they wanted to make sanitizer, which needs to be at least 60% ethanol , according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
“One of the things that they were trying to figure out was what was what was the cheapest, fastest...
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