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Idle Hands Brewery Supports Malden DAV

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Idle Hands Craft Ales brewery recently held a fundraiser in support of the Malden Disabled American Veterans organization. Mayor Gary Christenson stopped by to commend Idle Hands owners and staff on their partnership with the Black Ale Project, a craft beer initiative that collaborates with breweries across the nation to raise money for and awareness of U.S. War Veterans. Participating breweries release a special beer and a portion of sales proceeds of that beer directly benefit veteran’s organizations. Idle Hand’s newly released brew is called “Check (Fund)raise” and is a variation of their American Stout called Check Raise. Check Raise was aged on toasted oak and orange peel to give it further character. A portion of that beer’s sales will be donated to Malden DAV until the four kegs they brewed are gone. For more information about Idle Hands Craft Ales, visit

(From left) Malden Police Officer Trent Headley; (in back) Alexandre Nicolson, Idle Hands Assistant Brewer; Dave Pappas, Founder of  the Black Ale Project; Brett Bauer, Idle Hands Lead Brewer, Dan McDonnell, Tap Room Manager; and Mayor Gary Christenson

Released by the Office of Mayor Gary Christenson

Photo by City of Malden