Fandom Ale Available for a Limited Time in All Buffalo Wild Wings®
Today, Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. (NASDAQ: BWLD) announced it will
offer fans a brand new craft beer brewed by Lagunitas Brewing Company
and designed as the perfect complement to eating wings and watching
sports. Fandom Ale is a hoppy pale wheat ale that will be
available on tap in all Buffalo Wild Wings locations throughout the
United States for a limited time beginning today.
"Everything we do, from our food to beverages and in-restaurant viewing
experience, is for our love of the sports fan," said Todd Kronebusch,
vice president of guest innovation at Buffalo Wild Wings. "We're upping
our game in craft beer innovation by offering this limited release from
Lagunitas Brewing Company, which was designed with the sports fan in
Surveys with Buffalo Wild Wings Guests showed they enjoy balanced,
easy-drinking beers with full flavor, specifically wheat beers and pale
ales. As a result, Fandom Ale is a full-flavored fusion of wheat
beer and pale ale, with a rich dark gold color. It features a citrus
aroma and just the right balance of malt sweetness and hop character
that stands up to hot, spicy wings without overpowering the palette. Fandom
Ale also pairs well with Buffalo Wild Wings' other sauces,
seasonings and burgers. With an alcohol by volume of 5.5 percent, Fandom
Ale allows fans to drink responsibly while watching their favorite
"Fandom Ale is the 39th of our ‘Fusion' craft beers, a
special series in which we brew unique recipes in batches with very
special limited releases that reflect a true fusion of the creativity
and ideas of our brand," said Karen Hamilton, director of communications
for Lagunitas Brewing Company. "We worked to come up with something
approachable, interesting and fun for sports fans. We're excited that Fandom
Ale will be the first Fusion to be distributed to every state in the
With more than 1,200 locations in North America, Buffalo Wild Wings
serves more draft beer than any other restaurant in the country. In
2013, Buffalo Wild Wings was the first to offer another limited-time
craft beer called Game Changer, which quickly became a Guest
About Buffalo Wild Wings
Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc., founded in 1982 and headquartered in
Minneapolis, is a growing owner, operator and franchisor of Buffalo Wild
Wings® restaurants featuring a variety of boldly-flavored, made-to-order
menu items including its namesake Buffalo, New York-style chicken wings.
The Buffalo Wild Wings menu specializes in 21 mouth-watering signature
sauces and seasonings with flavor sensations ranging from Sweet BBQ™ to
Blazin'®. Guests enjoy a welcoming neighborhood atmosphere that includes
an extensive multi-media system for watching their favorite sporting
events. Buffalo Wild Wings is the recipient of hundreds of "Best Wings"
and "Best Sports Bar" awards from across the country. There are
currently more than 1,200 Buffalo Wild Wings locations across the world.
To stay up-to-date on all the latest events and offers for sports fans
and wing lovers, follow Buffalo Wild Wings on Facebook,
and visit www.BuffaloWildWings.com.
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