1926, an amber, will hit Zip's at 5 p.m. The name is a reference to a significant milestone for each company. Zip's opened in 1926. It also was the year that President Calvin Coolidge announced the national highway system and U.S. Route 50 came into existence.
1926 is 5.6 percent alcohol by volume and has 40 IBUs. "When [Zip's general manager] Mike [Burke] and I sat down to engineer this beer, we wanted something that could stand up and pair well with Zip's burgers," Fifty West brewmaster Blake Horsburgh said in a prepared statement. "We settled on a balance of malty sweetness and firm bitterness that would perfectly complement the savory Zip's burgers Cincinnatians love."
Along with the introduction of 1926, Zip's also will tap Fifty West's Speedbump Kolsch, Thirty-37 Session Pale Ale and Coffee Please. Jackie O's Razz Wheat, Mandala Citra, Java the Stout and Dark Apparition also will be on draft.