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This VA brewery is making a 'PPE' beer, and donations will help local hospitals

A new IPA called the 'PPE' from Beltway Brewing Company is giving you the chance to drink for a cause. Six dollars from every six-pack will be donated to hospitals.

STERLING, Va. — Liquor stores across the DMV have been booming during this self-isolation spring, and two breweries in Virginia are determined to give back. 

Beltway Brewing in Sterling collaborated with Water's End Brewery to release a new IPA called the "PPE." 

The new 6.4% beer features grapefruit, citrus, resin and peach tones and came to fruition as a way to give back to first responders and medical workers in the area. The best part? Six dollars of every six-pack sold -- which retails at $18 -- goes straight to the INOVA COVID-19 Emergency Preparedness Fund, meaning your beverage is benefitting those who need it.

The two breweries have already forwarded $3,000 from the pre-ordered beer fund to the INOVA group.

You can pre-order and purchase the new PPE beer online now at either Beltway Brewing or Water's End Brewery's websites, and the beer itself will be released Saturday, April 25.

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Credit: Beltway Brewing Inc.


Beltway Brewing said it offers delivery in certain counties like Fairfax and Loudoun, or you can pick it up from the brewery on April 25. For a full list of deliverable cities, click here.

Water's End Brewery is also doing a drive-thru pick-up option on April 25.

"We raise a can in salute to those risking their own health for the common good," the beer's website said. "Cheers!"

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