When we were brainstorming our approach for our anniversary single barrel picks late last year, one of the breweries we hoped to work with is Werk Force Brewing, a brewery co-owned and operated by Brandon and Amanda Wright since 2014.
We were thrilled when they invited us to their new Barrel Den to select a barrel of their Sleepy Bear imperial stout for our Lockport location’s 2nd anniversary. Much like our single barrel picks with Revolution Brewing and Mikerphone Brewing this year, this single barrel pick was our favorite of the all the barrel samples we tasted.[Read more…] about 2023 Rye Barrel Aged Sleepy Bear Single Barrel Pick with Werk Force
In late December we visited our friends at Revolution Brewing to select a barrel-aged beer for our 8th anniversary. We met with Marty Scott, their barrel program manager who walked us through their barrel aging strategy and process, Josh Deth, owner and operator, and our friend Doug Veliky, Revolution’s Chief Strategy Officer (and celebrity Beer TikToker)[Read more…] about Bomber Jacket: Single Barrel Pick with Revolution
Back in October, Mike Pallen, owner of Mikerphone Brewing, invited us to participate in their Pick of Destiny single barrel program. Pick of Destiny is their brand of single barrel-aged imperial stouts chosen by Mikerphone’s most supportive retailers.
So in early December we traveled to Elk Grove Village to visit our friends at Mikerphone Brewing to select our barrel for our 8th anniversary.[Read more…] about Pick of Destiny: Set Phasers To Stun Single Barrel Pick with Mikerphone
Women’s History Month Feature #5
Julie | Co-Owner, The Open Bottle
In honor of Women’s History Month, we will be featuring local female owned, or co-owned, breweries all month.[Read more…] about Women’s History Month :: Brewery Feature