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4th October 2016

WEST collaborates with Kained to launch ‘Apache’ pilsner

Bar and restaurant operators Kained and WEST, Glasgow’s favourite independent brewery, have collaborated to create Kained’s own brand of 4.2% pilsner, ‘Apache’.
A crisp, citrusy pilsner brewed with Extra Pale and CaraPils malts and Willamette, Chinook and Sterling hops, the recipe for Apache was created to Kained’s specifications by WEST in conjunction with senior figures from Kained. Months of consultation and a run of three different brews sought to create a modern session pilsner that pairs well with good food. 
WEST owner Petra Wetzel said: “Given we are called WEST, we love all things Wild West and have a sense of adventure. We think the name Kained has chosen for our bespoke 4.2% pilsner fits perfectly, by name and concept, into everything we do here on Glasgow Green!
“My granddad George would approve: he used to read stories about Apaches to me when I was little!” 

Graham Suttle, MD at Kained Holdings, said: “Kained and WEST go way back and we are delighted with this collaboration. We wanted to smash through all the craft noise and cut the bull so there was no one else we would have approached on this. Apache is local, small batches and, above all else, it’s really drinkable. The result is epic.

“This is a further commitment to local produce and innovation that offers our customers something truly unique. Apache pilsner is a fantastic addition to our offering.”

Apache pilsner is available in all Kained Holdings venues (Finnieston, Porter & Rye, Lebowski’s West, Lebowski’s South, Crafty Pig and So, What Comes Next?). It will also be available in Kained’s new venue, The Drugstore Social soon to open on Old Dumbarton Road, as well as Lebowski’s Edinburgh.
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Issued on behalf of WEST by Liquorice Media tel 0141 297 1699
Date: 3 October 2016
Graham Lironi
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