Beer inspired by Lauren Hill raises money for cancer research

Beer inspired by Lauren Hill raises money for cancer research
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Lauren Hill [Photo: FOX19 NOW File]
Lauren Hill [Photo: FOX19 NOW File]

MONROE, OH (FOX19) - Lauren Hill's legacy continues to live on after her death.

Rivertown Brewery in Monroe has created a special beer that benefits pediatric brain cancer research.

The beer is called Salted Carm-Ale. It's an ale with delicious caramel flavoring inspired by Hill.

The Mount St. Joseph University basketball player raised more than $1,700,000 for The Cure Starts Now Foundation before her death from DIPG on April 10, 2015.

A tapping party will be held Thursday at 6 p.m. at Rivertown Brewery and Barrel House, 6550 Hamilton Lebanon Road.

"We love The Cure Starts Now, their mission to find a homerun cure and their team. This is the first year that we are packaging our Cure Collab in bottles, in addition to kegs. We are excited to bring awareness across our 6 states of distribution to such an amazing organization," said Rivertown Dream Facilitator, Lindsey Roeper.

$1 from every pint of Salted Carm-Ale will benefit The Cure Starts Now and donations to the cause are also welcome.

Six packs of Salted Carm-Ale will be on store shelves mid-November.

"Rivertown's commitment to helping kids battling cancer with The Cure Starts Now has been extraordinary. We love working with companies who are so passionate and driven to putting an end to cancer through the homerun cure," said Brooke Desserich, Executive Director of The Cure Starts Now.

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