Need an excuse to grab a couple pints before the weekend? Flying Fish Brewing Co. is pouring a new beer this month: Forever Unloved (F.U.) Sandy.
“At Flying Fish, we proudly hail from the great state of New Jersey, so when tragedy struck, we knew immediately that we wanted to do something to help,” says Gene Muller, Flying Fish founder, in a press release.
The hybrid wheat pale ale is a 50/50 blend of Two Row Pale Malt and American White Wheat. All proceeds from the 86 half keg-batch will go to a charity benefiting Superstorm Sandy victims. The charity must be a grassroots New Jersey-based organization and will be chosen by Flying Fish fans via social media.
F.U. Sandy is the first new beer to be produced in at Flying Fish’s Somerdale, N.J. facility. The 17-year-old brewery moved to Somerdale in fall 2012, which quadrupled their production. The new facility features 463 solar panels, a rain garden as well as equipment for more sustainable brewing.
F.U. Sandy will be available, exclusively on draught, in New Jersey and the Philadelphia region. To nominate a New Jersey charity, visit @jerseyfreshale or Facebook. Learn more about Flying Fish Brewery at flyingfish.com
UPDATE: Flying Fish has now posted a list of where you can find F.U. Sandy. Find it here.
LIZ PACHECO is the managing editor at Grid.