Empyrean Launches Lincoln Stars Hockey Beer in 16-oz. Cans

Local brewery Empyrean Brewing Co.® is commemorating its third season at Lincoln Stars hockey games. The launch of Goal Line Amber Ale 16-oz. cans also marks the first time it will be available year-round, and not just at Lincoln’s Ice Box. It is also the first time Empyrean will be packaged in a 4-pack yoke in lieu of a box.

The partnership between Empyrean Brewing Co.® and the Lincoln Stars began in 2021 when the Stars started offering craft beer at home games. Aside from Goal Line, other Empyrean beers at the Ice Box include a variety of seasonals and limiteds, along with three core beers: SunSlinger® XPA, Watch Man IPA® and Mind Over Mango IPA®.

After ending the last season 35-24-3-1, the Lincoln Stars kicked off this season with a win against Omaha in early September. A total of 30 home games will be played in the 2023-2024 season, which runs until mid-April. To purchase tickets, visit etix.com.

Ben Matya, sales and marketing manager at Empyrean Brewing Co.® said, “We’re very proud of this partnership with the Lincoln Stars. Having local beer at a local US Hockey League (USHL) is part of what makes home games so special—experiencing what you’re only able to do right here in Lincoln, Nebraska. We’re excited to continue this relationship with the Stars and look forward to many more exciting things to come.”

The Lincoln Stars are a USHL Tier 1 junior ice hockey team founded in 1996. A member of the Western Conference, the Stars are one of 16 teams making up the amateur hockey league. Visit lincolnstars.com to view the 2023-2024 season schedule.

Empyrean Brewing Co.® has expanded into nine states since its establishment in 1990. Empyrean currently offers nine core beers available year-round, a line of seasonal beers and a host of specialty and limited-release beers. To learn more, visit empyreanbrewingco.com.

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