Memory of fallen police patrolman brewed at Milford brewery

MILFORD – Mispillion River Brewing has brewed Short N’ Stout, a bourbon barrel aged stout, in memory of Patrolman Chad E. Spicer.

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Mispillion River Brewing has brewed a special stout in memory of fallen Georgetown patrolman Chad Spicer.


In early 2013, Mispillion auctioned off the privilege of naming one of their fermenters. Members of the local law enforcement pitched in, planning to dedicate a 30BBL fermenter in memory of Chad E. Spicer, a Georgetown Police Patrolman who died in the line of duty in September 2009.

Recognizing the significance of Patrolman Spicer’s sacrifice, the brewery made the commitment to brew a beer to raise money for the National Criminal Enforcement Association’s Officer in Distress Fund.

Brewers worked with Spicer’s friends to create a beer that embodied his character. Short N’ Stout, a bourbon barrel aged stout, was born from Patrolman Spicer’s love of tobacco and bourbon.

Law enforcement officials will officially dedicate the Short N’ Stout fermenter at the brewery from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. this Thursday, Feb. 26.

At this time, the first 10 bottles of Short N’ Stout will be auctioned off to raise money for the Officer in Distress Fund.

Following the auction, the remaining 90 bottles will be sold for $30; $15 from each bottle will be donated directly back to the Officer in Distress Fund.

“We are proud to have the opportunity to work with local law enforcement to pay homage to a fallen hero,” said Mispillion River Brewing co-founder Eric Williams. “It is our hope that the sale of this beer will raise a significant donation for the Officer in Distress Fund.”


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