NewsAstronaut Socks - Jackalope Brewing Company

April 27, 2022by Jackalope Lisa
Introducing… ASTRONAUT SOCKS, the third release from our Legendary IPA Series! Brewed with Aurora, Comet, and Galaxy hops, this classic West Coast Style IPA is out of this world, bursting with floral, melon, and tropical fruit flavor and aroma. Available Thursday, April 27th on draft and in 16oz cans! You can snag it at The Ranch beginning at 12pm on Thursday and it’s coming to local beer stores, bars, and restaurants near you very soon! Pre-orders begin 4/28 at 10am at jackalopebrew.com
Astronaut Socks was inspired by the story of May Hosiery Mills, the historic sock factory across the street from our brewery here in Wedgewood-Houston.
The May Hosiery sock mill dates back to the early 1900s and had many accomplishments in its time, including the making of the socks worn by the astronauts on NASA’s Apollo space missions. That’s right, the socks that Neil Armstrong donned for his small step/giant leap Moon landing in 1969 were made right down the street! Shoutout to one of our regulars at The Ranch taproom, Bob, for sharing the story with us! And thanks to our new friends and brew-drinking neighbors at Adventurous Journeys for preserving the Mill and sharing these throwback shots with us.
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