Soft Opening Thank you Party: Sunday, July 24 at 2PM.

The official selling of our beer opening is pushed back to August, but we want to say thank you to our supporters and welcome new folks as well with a party.

We will be serving Ultimate 57 (double IPA), Positive Waves (IPA), Surfside 6 (pale ale) and Jalapeno Jack (cream ale).

We are so psyched and grateful to Seat Of Our Pants (acoustic Americana/Folk/Blues/Bluegrass/Country/Rock) for coming out and playing for this party!  (See

Save the date! Cheers!

The big dig delay: Shooting for an early August opening.

We thought a simple gray water system would meet the requirements, but not so. The new septic system build is a minor setback as we now work toward an early August opening.

We will be pouring at Eli Cannon’s 7th Annual Charity Beer Fest and the Powder Ridge Beer Fest. Thank you so much for your support and encouragement. Cheers!

Fat Orange Cat Brew Company Merchandise.

We are waiting on a couple of key physical components before we can open, but having  some Fat Orange Cat stuff around is encouraging. We are still shooting for a mid-July opening. Cheers!

Look For The Paw.

Many thanks to incredibly talented designer/woodworker and passionate beer lover Thom Sawyer (owner of Chatham Housewrights for this prototype handle being tested in our home taproom.

“I saw the paw at…”  Stayed tuned!

Tap handle


CT River Museum RiverFare.

Cheers and many thanks to all the really great folks we met and wonderful feedback on Jalapeno Jack and Quadzilla.

Coming Soon: Jalapeno Jack made with DeFrancesco Farm peppers.

Mike & Alex
Mike talks jalapenos with our friend Alex DeFrancesco of DeFrancesco Farm and Four Brothers Till (he brews amazing beer – watch for this coming very soon).

We can’t thank Alex enough for our flowers-for-beer barter friendship as well.

Ultimate 57 Imperial IPA 10.6%

We think we nailed it, and can’t wait to get this one out there!Ultimate 57

TGIF from Fat Orange Cat: Something for Everyone.

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Maggie the Dog: Spent brew grain peanut butter treats (thank you Deschutes Brewery in Bend, OR for the best recipe).

Maeve & Bobby the Goats: Straight up spent brew grains.

Dexter the Cat: Beer.