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March 2017

Norwegian Farmhouse IPA!

Of all the beers we've brewed, our newest release is by far the most unusual. Behold, Tombstone Brewing Company's Norwegian Farmhouse IPA: It's made with a fascinating yeast known as kveik, which Weedy discussed here. The specific strain we're using has been passed down for generations in Norway, saved in dried yeast rings in open air. But the yeast [...]

January 2017

We’re Close To The Top Fifty!

About year ago, I was playing with my daughter while my wife interviewed for a new job near Tombstone. Our riveting game of chase-the-just-now-walking-one-year-old was briefly interrupted by a serendipitous glance at a realtor's poster for a building in Tombstone that looked perfect for a brewery. About nine months ago, I sat alone in a building in Tombstone that was perfect for [...]

October 2016

Brewer’s Blog: The Beginning

A few months ago, I talked to Matt Brown, the founder of Tombstone Brewing Company, for the first time. What started off as a job interview quickly fell apart into two dudes talking for a couple hours about beer. It turned out that we had a lot of the same interests in beers and brewing [...]

June 2016

Demolition!

In the early planning stages, the whole brewery project felt pretty surreal. The jump from a bunch of ideas to the creation of a brick-and-mortar business that makes delicious liquid happiness is huge one, for sure, but the disconnect between the plan and actually going ahead with the plan is even more dramatic than I [...]

May 2016

Tombstone Brewing Company Logo

You may have seen Tombstone Brewing Company's logo on Facebook and Twitter, and maybe even on LinkedIn, but here it is in case you missed it: Rick Whipple at Sky Island Studio designed it, and I think he knocked it out of the park. Though I think the black and white version is my favorite, here's the design in color: [...]

Starting Tombstone Brewing Company – Prologue

Now that my estimated timeline for Tombstone Brewing Company is actually beginning to look realistic, it seems like a good time to publicly write something about the project. I'm always curious when new breweries pop up, and I feel like there's never enough information to satisfy me. I don't want Tombstone Brewing Company to be [...]

April 2016

Tombstone Brewing Company!

It's alive! Online, at least. Check back soon for updates about world class beer from the town too tough to die. Anticipated opening is October 21, 2016.