Cigar City Brewing teamed up with Skatepark of Tampa to launch a new ale

The new brew benefits Boards for Bros, a nonprofit that gives underserved children skateboards.

Cigar City Brewing teamed up with Skatepark of Tampa to launch a new ale

Cigar City Brewing has announced its latest brew, the After Sesh Ale. Brewed with orange, lime and salt, the ale was developed in conjunction with Skatepark of Tampa to benefit Boards for Bros. After Sesh will be available in both kegs and six-packs of 12-ounce cans across Cigar City Brewing’s 31-state distribution network and in select international markets. The ale boasts a 4.5% ABV and 36 IBU’s. 

Deja vu? This brew was originally released in 2018 to celebrate Skatepark of Tampa’s 25th anniversary, and tastes so nice it's been brewed twice. This time, for a great cause. 

Boards for Bros is an organization which has evolved from refurbishing used skateboard equipment and providing underserved children with their very own skateboards, to a 503(c)3 nonprofit providing not only equipment but also safe skate spots and youth mentoring. The organization has also brought in local skateboarders to act as mentors, volunteers, and organizers. 

Cigar City Brewing has committed to donating one dollar from each case of After Sesh Ale to Boards for Bros.

“Skatepark of Tampa is a Florida original and world-famous skatepark, and we were incredibly honored to be able to collaborate on a beer with them back in 2013 to celebrate 20 years of their work in our community. In 2018 we came together to brew a beer to celebrate their 25th anniversary — the goal was to create a refreshing and sessionable beer that would be the perfect complement to a day of skateboarding. The result was After Sesh Ale, and we can't wait to share a few with our friends at the SPoT and help raise awareness for Boards for Bros,” says Cigar City Brewing’s Chief Operating Officer, Justin Clark in a recent statement.

Brian Schaefer, President of Skatepark of Tampa and Boards for Bros, assisted on the art and flavor of After Sesh, and is excited for the role it will play within the skateboarding community. 

"The best part is that every delicious beer you drink helps get skateboards under the feet of more kids.”

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