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D9 Brewing Company is proud to announce the first ever bottling of one of their Fanatical AlesTM, Viking Fraoch Scottish Sour.  To D9 Tokencelebrate this milestone, their first batch is going to be a taproom only Special Edition bottle release.  On June 20th, starting at noon, they will be releasing 120 cases of 500ml, bottle conditioned Viking Fraoch Scottish Sours.  Each bottle will be capped with the same crowns that were used as tokens during their production brewery Grand Opening.

This will be the only batch that will feature these gold crowns to differentiate them as their first bottles ever produced.  Additionally to mark the significance of these bottles in their history, each bottle will be numbered and signed by a member of the D9 Brewing team for collectors and enthusiasts alike.  There will be a limit of 4 bottles per person and each bottle will be priced at $11.99 each.


​Viking Fraoch Scottish Sour is the first Fanatical Ale in their Ancient Sour Series. Viking Fraoch (Fraoch is Scandinavian for Heather, a flower native to that area) is a 4,000 year old Viking Heather Flower Ale combined with an 18th Century Scottish Ale that is spontaneously soured with a rich brown hue, balanced tartness and hint of heather flowers. Flavors of caramel, bold tartness and ripe stone fruit give way to lingering flowers and clean, crisp mouthfeel.

Viking Fraoch

ABV: 5.0%

SRM: 14

IBU: 0

GRAINS: 2-Row, Crystal 60, Honey Malt, Aromatic Malt, Torrefied Barley, Wheat Malt

HOPS: None

Holly Springs Salamanders to carry local beer

Stitch Buster beer can from Aviator Brewing in NC

With the recent arrival of the Holly Springs Salamanders baseball program,  a few local breweries have been given the opportunity to sell their beer. Aviator Brewery, in Fuquay-Varina, has brewed a beer – StitchBuster, a pale ale – exclusively for the complex. Carolina Brewing is a sponsor, and fans will also find beer from Bombshell Beer Company of Holly Springs and Draft Line Brewing of Fuquay-Varina.

The Holly Springs Salamanders are members of the Coastal Plain League, which consists of 15 teams throughout the Carolinas and Virginia. The CPL is a collegiate summer league. Players compete for their respective universities during the school year and then join their CPL teams from May to August.  The CPL offers scouting exposure for players who are looking to be drafted by Major League teams.