The NFL playoffs are in full swing! And what pairs better with an evening of football than an ice-cold beverage? To celebrate this American tradition, we’re taking a look at breweries, distilleries and wineries from the states of the eight teams still in the running to become Super Bowl XLVII champions.
W.H. Harrison Indiana Bourbon – Indianapolis, IN
Distilled from only the finest Indiana-grown corn, W.H. Harrison Straight Bourbon Whiskey is aged in handcrafted oak barrels. It has a well-balanced and pure bourbon flavor with a hint of sweetness and a dry finish.
Great Divide Brewing Co. – Denver, CO
Great Divide Brewing Co. started in 1994 with founder Brian Dunn working as the only full-time employee. Since then, it has grown into an award-winning, national brand. Located in downtown Denver, Great Divide produces balanced, flavorful beers that reflect the unique Colorado lifestyle.
Harpoon Brewery – Boston, MA
Located on the Boston waterfront, Harpoon Brewery started offering fresh, local craft beer to Boston drinkers in 1986. It is home to the first seasonal craft beer ever brewed in New England, Harpoon Winter Warmer.
Green Flash Brewery – San Diego, CA
Green Flash Brewery was founded in 2002 by former pub owners, Mike and Lisa Hinkley. Famous for their wide variety of IPAs, they also offer a stout black ale and a Belgian-style dark ale.
The Pike Brewing Company – Seattle, WA
Founded in 1989, The Pike Brewing Company is located next to the famous Pike Place Market. Home to 13 unique craft beers, it has truly become a national institution.
Biltmore Wines – Charlotte, NC
Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina, the Biltmore winery produces reds, rosés, whites, and even sparkling wines. The first vines were planted in the early 1970s and have been producing wines as famous as their home ever since.
Anchor Brewing Co. – San Francisco, CA
Anchor Brewing Co. is America’s first craft brewery, with roots dating back to the California gold rush. Combining the traditions of classic brewing with the most modern methods, the brewery has become a national favorite.
Abita Brewing Co. – New Orleans, LA
Founded in 1986, Abita Brewing Co. produces lagers and ales that are handcrafted from the finest ingredients, including the purest water from Abita Springs.