Amid another hopping Mass Riot IPA release, Prison City named one of 2016’s best breweries

In snow flurries and 15-degree weather, craft beer fans still lined up outside Prison City Pub & Brewery in Auburn Thursday and Friday for a can of its coveted Mass Riot India pale ale.

The downtown Auburn brewpub released 60 Crowlers (32-ounce cans) of the beer each day, and will release another 60 Saturday and Sunday. Both days so far, lines started forming in the unfriendly elements as early as 10 a.m. — an hour and a half before Prison City opens. Owners Dawn and Marc Schulz let customers inside to wait in their business's newly acquired basement area.

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