GREEN BAY – With cans of Chocolate Coffee Peanut Butter Porter rolling out, Copper State Brewing joins the rarefied ranks of breweries like Guinness and Left Hand Brewing that package nitro beer.
Infusing a beer with nitrogen produces a beer with a smoother, creamier texture. It’s a quality that enhances chocolate, coffee and other malty flavors, both naturally occurring and added, that are common in stouts and porters.
In Wisconsin, 3 Sheeps Brewing is the only other brewery widely distributing a year round nitro beer.
The decision to expand beyond nitro tap lines was driven by demand, says Copper State Brewing co-owner, Jonathan Martens.