Month: February 2016

Hopkick Murphy is back: 9.2% Imperial IPA

Here you go, hopheads: Heavily hopped with simco; also hopped with citra, columbus, centennial, chinook and amarillo. Balanced and not overly bitter. Hopkick Murphy is a contender for our steady lineup, and will definitely be here for our next tasting and our June opening.

Growlers & Tasting Glasses Have Arrived.

  We are toasting the arrival of our glassware today: 1 L flip-top growlers and 8 oz. glasses. Pictured is Jalapeno Jack (Sheila’s choice) and Last Days of May (Mike’s double IPA). A beer list and description page is soon to come…. Read More

Quadzilla vs. Mothra

If you are not on our tasting mailing list and would like to chime in on this epic Fat Orange Cat battle, please email or message me your email address. We plan on having one more tasting event before we hopefully open in… Read More

Thank you, fellow brewer Jacob Kravitz, for sharing your warm, fresh-baked spent brew grain bread and your terrific recipe. http://www.michiganbeerblog.net/2011/11/spent-grain-bread.html

Tasting update: A few questions answered.

Brother Bluto version A is made with a Belgian Trappist yeast. B is a Belgian Abbey yeast, which is a bit less sweet and more appropriate for the beer: it was also more popular with our tasters. Area 27: A is made… Read More

Tasting.

Thank you all so much for coming out, and for all the great feedback on both our experiments and on our older recipes.

Jalapeno Jack: Special toast to Westfield, NJ today. Cheers, Mates!

Fat Orange Cat loves Billy Bash.We are looking forward to seeing Westfield Beer Ambassadors Gottlick and Parizeau tomorrow.

Bat house on hop yard post…barn…goats wrestling over spent brew grains.

Hopefully our bats are coming back…it’s time to convert the barn… the new brew equipment is starting to arrive…the goats are just really cute and fun.