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October 2018

Brewer’s Blog: Reiterated Mash Imperial Stout

Yesterday, we canned the biggest beer (15.5% ABV) I've brewed in almost 10 years and with all of our social media posts, I've been getting a bunch of questions about it. I realized today that I never did a blog post about it and with a beer like this, it doesn't do it justice to [...]

Second Anniversary Beers!

We turn two years old tomorrow! To celebrate, we're engaging in a bit of self-indulgence. We love hazy IPAs as much as anyone, but we're also in many instances even more excited about some of the truly unique beers we've produced over the past two years. We're canning two of our favorites tomorrow. Here's the [...]

Fresh Hop Beers Are Coming This Sunday!

This Sunday, we'll be canning two of the most unique, exciting, and unexpected beers we've ever made. Weedy already wrote about them here, but that was before we sorted out how we were going to do packaging. The lead time on an order for a pallet of cans is close to two months, but we [...]

September 2018

Brewer’s Blog: Wet Hops, Fresh Hops, And Turning Disappointment Into Excitement

Normally these blog posts result from hours of thought about something that I want to share with the world and they serve as a way for me to get something off of my mind. Today though, I haven't had much time to think about this post as it's been hectic at the brewery all day [...]

July 2018

Brewer’s Blog: Lagers for Today’s Craft Beer Enthusiasts

It seems like for the last three or four years, during almost every discussion panel, podcast, interview, etc. I've participated in, the question "What is the next trend in craft beers?" has been asked. So frequently, the answer I hear is "Lagers." However, during that same 3-4 year span, lagers haven't really taken off. With [...]

March 2018

Presta Coffee and Brandy Alexander Oak-Fermented Stouts!

If we have any sort of motto, it would probably be something along the lines of "everything matters." After spending a year and a half taking the approach that every ingredient and every little part of the process is important, few things seem more confusing than the oddly ubiquitous concepts in the brewing industry of [...]

Brewer’s Blog: Let’s Get Funky!

I think that every serious craft beer drinker gets to a point when they feel a lull in their drinking experiences and nothing seems to wow them anymore. Nothing seems hoppy enough, every hyped bourbon barrel stout just tastes boozy and muddled, and every exciting sour beer just tastes like the brewery dumped acetic acid [...]

Brewer’s Blog: Imperial Stout and Giving the Customers What they Want

Ever since we opened, I've been telling people that even though we brew so many IPA's, I hate the idea of being thought of as an IPA only brewery. It seems like lately we've been just cranking out the hazy IPA's and it has definitely been fun experimenting with different flavors we can get, but [...]

December 2017

Brewer’s Blog: Two New IPAs; Same Hops, Different Yeast

What a busy couple of months it has been. Unfortunately, I have not had time to write many blog posts and when I have had time, I felt like I didn't really have anything to say. At this point, I feel like most people that follow my blogs have read about my brewing philosophies for [...]

October 2017

“Beer Nerd” – Our New Bourbon Barrel Stout Collaboration With GCM!

One of our first accounts, and one of our biggest and most reliable ever since, is GCM Liquor in Gilbert. It's an awesome place with a great beer selection, but they don't just sell beer. Their bourbon game is particularly notable too, so it should come as no surprise that they did an Elijah Craig single barrel pick [...]