Scratch Oktoberfest 2019: September 28th

Mark your calendar for Saturday, September 28th for our annual Oktoberfest celebration at Scratch! As in years past we will have steins by local ceramicists, an array of German-inspired beers made with a local twist, and a special menu of food, this year made by our friends at the Underground Public House in Carbondale. We will also be releasing our cellared fest bier, a beer we make in March and lager until October, that is crisp and easy drinking and great to enjoy with friends on a fall day in our half liter steins! For the last few years we have made this beer with Pilsner, Vienna, and Munich malts from Sugar Creek Malt, and Illinois-grown hops, and this year we also fermented it with ou

Dandelion-Ginger Tonic Release

We are thrilled to announce the release of this year's Dandelion-Ginger Tonic. This is the new name of a Scratch classic that you know and love: the Spring Tonic. Made in the spring with fresh green plants in the garden and our own estate-grown ginger, this sour beer bottle conditions for several months before release. We wanted to emphasize that this beer is a great year-round beverage and although we make it in the spring, it's not a spring-only beer--hence the change of name. But it's the same beer you've grown to love and we have it in abundance now at the brewery! This year is also the first year we have packaged this in a slightly larger format at 500 ml, so you can share with friends

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