Cask & Vine’s What’s On Tap: Tim Roettiger of Belgian Mare!
Bert’s Better Beers’ Draft Pick of the Week:
1. Belgian Mare Pale Ale
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Kettle to Keg’s In the Kettle: Filling Growlers!
Brew Jacket Update!
Yesterday we received the first outputs of our real, live, cases. Injection molded and not 3D printed. Evgeniy has been checking each dimension for conformity to our specs and it looks like the molding shop did a good job! READ MORE
Steven Grasse: Punk-Rock Prince of Small-Batch Spirits
Steven Grasse is profane, wildly successful and more than happy to sell you a $33 bottle of artisanal Durt. Is he a spirits genius? Writer Alex Halberstadt visits him at his forthcoming New Hampshire think tank. READ MORE
Trinity Brewing returns medal after shipping, judging errors
t’s not every day that winning a medal at a prestigious beer competition is unwelcome news.
Jason Yester of Trinity Brewing in Colorado Springs just experienced that very feeling after a series of unfortunate events including a shipping screwup and a judging panel that should have known better.
Yester announced Tuesday he is returning the silver medal he won at last month’s Festival of Barrel and Wood-Aged Beers in Chicago after discovering it went to a beer that did not meet category guidelines.
Trinity received a silver medal in the fest’s Wild/Brett category for Easy Swinger, a low-alcohol wild IPA brewed with Brettanomyces yeast and aged in French oak chardonnay barrels. The only problem: that was not the beer Trinity shipped. Yester said the brewery mistaken sent Swing Se Pliser, a beer based on the same IPA recipe but brewed only with Lactobacillus, without a hint of Brett. READ MORE