Founders Brewing has been asked to create a special label for its pale ale, the beer which will be used to commemorate the christening of the USS Ford on Saturday in Virginia. The Navy's newest aircraft carrier bears the name of the nation's 38th president, Gerald R. Ford, who grew up in Grand Rapids.
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During the week, the special labeled pale ale will be on draft at locations in the Newport News area, along with commemorative postcards. It also will be served at a private christening dinner.
Brewery co-founder Dave Engbers, who called Ford a hugely important figure in the Grand Rapids community, said the request for the special label was “one of those things that gives you goosebumps.”
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