Great American Beer Festival and Colorado Distribution Events 2017

Each year during GABF week, we bring something unique for the festival and for Colorado beer drinkers—something a little out of the ordinary, but true to our roots making place-based beers in the middle of the woods in Southern Illinois. The same is true this year with five unique offerings on the floor, and a number of kegs and bottles being distributed around Colorado through Crooked Stave Artisans. This year at GABF we are presenting five experimental beers brewed with parts of trees and plants that surround the brewery. The beers fall roughly into the category of “farmhouse” ales, brewed with the brewery’s wild house mixed culture of yeast and bacteria, all with moderate to low graviti

Blueberry Bottle Release

The next bottle release at the brewery is Blueberry, available for online reservation on Monday, September 18th at noon! This bottle-conditioned sour beer was brewed over a direct fire in our copper kettle with malt from our friends at Sugar Creek in Indiana. The beer was made without hops, fermented with our wild house mixed culture and re-fermented on blueberries from Greer's Lost Creek Blueberries in Carbondale, IL. This beer has a beaming pink-blue hue, jammy blueberry pie flavors and a bright acidity that brings forth tart lemony characteristics through the finish. It's packaged in 500 ml bottles at 5.5% alcohol by volume and is ready for your enjoyment now or can be kept in your home c

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