Coming… Saturday 12/20/14  bottle release of Dark is Night, an imperial stout.

VT Firkin Festival

Saturday November 8th, we will be hosting the Vermont Firkin Festival.  Great exclusive cask conditioned beers from over a dozen regional breweries and cideries from VT, Quebec, NH, MA, ME, and NY., delectable food from Misery Loves Co., Southern Smoke, and Worthy Burger… and great live music to round out the 1st annual Vermont Firkin …

West Canal Block Party

Saturday October 11th, join us at the first annual West Canal Block Party!  Live music, good eats, fall foliage motorcycle ride, and Winooski-made craft beer.

Vermont Brewers Festival

Thanks for joining us at this year’s Vermont Brewer’s Festival.  It was a great time, we really enjoyed pouring our beers for everyone and listening to your feedback.  We also really enjoyed tasting everyone else’s beers! We poured Sundog, Fleur de Lis,  Opus Humulus, Janus, Maison, and had three casks: Opus Ferum (wild fermented Patersbier), …

Whiskey Sour Update

We debuted our Whiskey Sour at the Vermont Brewer’s Festival this past weekend.  We offered a cask pour of the whiskey sour on sour cherries at the Saturday night session.  We will be dosing the rest of the barrel with sour cherries this coming week, and hope to start bottling within the next 4-6 weeks. …

Pennsylvania Peaches

More fresh fruit harvesting… this time fresh peaches from dutch country in Pennsylvania.  We’ll be using these in a special batch of Fleur de Lis, as well as a sour ale we have aging in barrels at the moment.

Fleur de Lis bottle release

Fleur de Lis bottle release is scheduled for Sunday July 20th, 11AM-3PM at the brewery.  We will have Skinny Pancake on hand making some deliciousness that will be paired with our cask conditioned Fleur de Lis on strawberries and rhubarb with a touch of basil.  We will have 250 750mL bottles that are corked and …

Sour Cherry Season

Sour cherry season has started in Vermont.  We’ll be hand-picking as much as 300 lbs of fresh, local, organic sour cherries from a number of orchards.  These will be frozen and vacuum-sealed for use in a few batches over the next 12 months.  These batches include our Whiskey Sour, Cerise, and Sour Brown.   Every …

Homebrew Rally Competitions

Based on discussions with several people that participated in the homebrew rally, we have decided to have three rounds of the competition.  The first round will be August 1st, the unofficial beginning of fall, and the time period when saisonnières were out harvesting grains in the fields.  Please drop off your entries – two 12 oz …

Sundog

We are releasing a small number of bottles of Sundog, 100 now, and 100+ on July 11th.  Some people were asking what Sundog means.  A sundog, officially called a parhelion, is an atmospheric phenomenon when a pair of bright spots appear on either side on the sun.  Sun dogs are a member of a large family of halos, created …