February 1, 2023

Cosmosphere craft beer: Space museum set to launch ‘Space Race’ IPA

“Enter “Space Race,” a brand-new Hazy IPA crafted by Hutchinson-based Salt City Brewing Co. in collaboration with the Cosmosphere International Sci-Ed Center and Space Museum to commemorate the history and future of area exploration.Related: Samuel Adams brews Space Craft beer with Inspiration4-flown hopsPartial profits from the sale of Space Race Hazy IPA and its line of associated merchandise will go to the Cosmosphere.”Remar wanted a beer that would capture the concept of the space race– the Cold War competition that pitted the United States and Soviet Union in a race to the moon– however, more significantly, tied into something unique in the beer industry.”We talked about it internally and believe that the profits going towards our camp scholarship fund would be the finest usage,” said Remar.Related: NASAs 17 Apollo moon missions in picturesThe Space Race IPA label consists of space trivia, from the elevation achieved by Liberty Bell 7 to the year of the first Saturn V launch. (Image credit: Cosmosphere)Salt City Brewing is currently just licensed to distribute its beers in Kansas, so for now, Space Race is only available through the brewerys tap space and then through various alcohol shops and distributors across the state. On Monday (Jan. 24), the Cosmosphere is hosting a launch party for its members and donors, good friends of the brewery and shop owners to get their first taste of Space Race Hazy IPA.The beer is not planned as a minimal edition.

“Enter “Space Race,” a new Hazy IPA crafted by Hutchinson-based Salt City Brewing Co. in partnership with the Cosmosphere International Sci-Ed Center and Space Museum to celebrate the history and future of area exploration.Related: Samuel Adams brews Space Craft beer with Inspiration4-flown hopsPartial proceeds from the sale of Space Race Hazy IPA and its line of associated merchandise will go to the Cosmosphere.”Remar desired a beer that would capture the concept of the area race– the Cold War competition that pitted the United States and Soviet Union in a race to the moon– but, more importantly, tied into something special in the beer industry.”We talked about it internally and think that the proceeds going towards our camp scholarship fund would be the best usage,” said Remar.Related: NASAs 17 Apollo moon objectives in picturesThe Space Race IPA label consists of space trivia, from the altitude achieved by Liberty Bell 7 to the year of the first Saturn V launch.

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