No-Li announced the launch of its newest year-round beer, Mosh Pit Tart Cherry Ale, set to release in four-packs in early December. The beer is made utilizing cranberry and cherry purees from local Pacific Northwest company, Oregon Fruit Products.
The two organizations came together in September to brew No-Li’s first-ever pumpkin beer, “Krumpkin,” an Imperial Cranberry Pumpkin Ale, a single-batch, draft only beer that sold out in just two weeks. No-Li and Oregon Fruit Products decided to form a partnership and move forward in the creation of No-Li’s first fruit beer as a year-round offering.
“The product itself is really what sells me on it. Very consistent, high-quality fruit products that are incredibly versatile and easy to use in a brewery. We’re two small businesses in the Pacific Northwest with very similar goals — striving to produce the highest-quality products, using regionally sourced ingredients. It validates the excellence of the ingredients available to us in the Pacific Northwest, and keeps it local,” says Co-owner and Brewmaster Mark Irvin.
Oregon Fruit Products, based in the Willamette Valley of western Oregon, selects and processes the finest fruits available. Their aseptic fruit purees are ideal for use in the brewing process. All seeds, pits and skins are removed to create a sterile, ready-to-use product that brewers, from small to large-scale operations, can rely on for consistent flavor and quality.
“We are excited for this opportunity to team up with our friends at No-Li in Spokane to create a new, innovative beer which offers consumers a taste combination they’ve never had before,” comments Oregon Fruit Products President and CEO Chris Sarles. “Our purees are 100 percent fruit with no preservatives, colors or flavors added. We’re proud to offer brewers the best of the Pacific Northwest, a heritage that goes back to 1935.”