Pilot Project Brewing, an incubator for brewing in Chicago and with an additional facility within Milwaukee, WI, is an environment where several brewery companies can enter the market without having to overcome certain obstacles that normally hinder new breweries.
The latest addition to their portfolio will be Flora Brewing which is a contract brewery founded in the hands of Sarah Flora over six years ago. Flora Brewing will be launching four beers with the official release date set for April 29, on a Saturday.
Collaboration and Launch
Sarah Flora is known to many as a creator of digital content within the brewing industry through her YouTube channel. She first worked in partnership with Pilot Project back in 2022 (you can listen to the interview we conducted with Sarah Flora on this page!). In discussing her decision collaborate in partnership with Pilot Project, she “knew Pilot Project was where I wanted to launch my first commercial beers.
They’re committed to elevating and empowering those who are underrepresented and dreaming of becoming makers in the industry of brewing I’m honored to be able to work with Pilot Project”.Sarah Flora with Pilot Project Owners Dan Abel & Jordan Radke Photo Courtesy of Flora Brewing
The launch date at near the close of April feature four releases of beer. The release will include the Medusa Pale Ale which Flora originally released as a Pilot Project back in 2022. The other three releases comprise Blossom Tonic Season Ale Burn out Imperial Red Ale, and Fun with Flagships West Coast IPA.
Other event launches are expected to be revealed in the next few weeks.In the course of partnering in partnership with Flora Brewing, Pilot Project’s Dan Abel stated “Pilot Project’s place in the world isn’t only about launching amazing brands. It’s about providing the most innovative people in our industry a chance to flourish.
Sarah has already built an impressive platform for herself online, and her influence in the field of brewing goes far beyond her passion for fermenting. As a marketing professional of YouTube in my former life, I’m excited to be part of our team here at Pilot to assist Sarah make her own next book and help keep the industry of brewing in a constant state of flux. .”
Alongside breweries like Funkytown Brewery and Azadi Brewing, Flora Brewing joins an outstanding selection of beers on the Pilot Project. For those living in the Chicago region, keep an watch for these four releases coming at the close of April!