Archive For The “Barrel-Aging” Category

Wild Belgian Pale Ale Collaboration with Upslope

By | February 7, 2014

Ferusfluxus

The time has come for Denver-based Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project and Boulder-based Upslope Brewing Company to unveil the first installment of Crooked Stave’s Ferus Fluxus series – Wild Belgian Pale Ale. After nine months, the collaborative beer is ready for its highly anticipated release. For this unique barrel-aged project Upslope’s Limited Release Belgian Style [...]

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Ferus Fluxus Collaboration Series

By | January 20, 2014

MANIFESTOtwo

Ferus Fluxus, meaning “Wild Flow”, is the start of a collaboration series for us here at Crooked Stave. This series will allow us to work alongside fellow brewers to showcase the contrast that occurs from fermenting with Brettanomyces. The concept for this series came about after many late night discussions while drinking beers fermented with Saccharomyces, and [...]

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L'Brett d'Or Bottle Release on October 10th @ The Source

By | October 2, 2013

On Thursday, October 10th at 11:00am we will be releasing L’Brett d’Or in The Source taproom. There is a 6 bottles limit and it will be sold on a first-come first-served basis. Hope you can join us! Cheers, Crooked Stave

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Origins Batch #2 Bottle Release on October 9th @ The Source

By | October 1, 2013

Origins

On Wednesday, October 9th at 11:00am we will be releasing Origins Batch #2 at The Source taproom. There will be a 6 bottle limit and bottles will be sold on a first-come first-served basis. Hope you can join us! Cheers, Crooked Stave    

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Crooked Stave & Funk’n Wild Present: What The Funk!?

By | August 26, 2013

What The Funk!?

Join us for the inaugural year of What The Funk?! an invitational festival showcasing all things barrel-aged, wild, sour, and funky. These beers push the boundaries of style, often blurring the lines between beer, wine, and spirits. Every year there is an amazing gathering of brewers and aficionados for GABF and Denver Beer Week. This [...]

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Origins Bottle Release

By | March 15, 2013

In celebration of Colorado Craft Beer Week, Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project will be releasing our first batch of Origins bottles on March 22nd in the Barrel Cellar taproom. Origins is our hommage to the history of barrel-aging and those who have influenced us along the way. This Burgundy Sour Ale is made up of [...]

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Denver Barrel Cellar Opening

By | September 3, 2012

65hl foeder in Napa

For the past two months we have been quietly readying the Crooked Stave Barrel Cellar, located just north of Denver’s Highlands neighborhood at 1441 W. 46th Ave. Unit 19. On Wednesday September 5th at 2pm we will officially open our doors for the first time welcoming guests into our small intimate tasting room. The Barrel [...]

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New Brew Thursday featuring Crooked Stave

By | November 16, 2011

Crooked Stave New Brew Thursday

A few weeks back we were featured in an episode of New Brew Thursday. Stephen, Dr. Bill, Matt and the whole crew were out visiting for GABF and stopped in to pay us a visit. It’s a pretty in-depth interview covering many aspects of Crooked Stave and barrel-aged beers. Sit back, pour yourself a glass [...]

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Add Barrel Cooper to the List of Titles

By | March 4, 2011

Cooper's Hammer and Hoop Driver

Historically oak casks were a critical part of daily life. They stored everything from dry goods to liquid goods and were used extensively for shipping. Coopers were an important part of the community, and skilled craftsman who’s trade took years to perfect. Nowadays oak casks are no longer widely used, they are mostly for aging [...]

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Batch #2, Inception of the Barrel Inoculant

By | March 4, 2011

Barrel filling batch #2

With the barrels in house and readied for beer, we decided to produce a batch that could condition all the barrels with our house sour cultures. The idea was that we brew a beer that finishes with a higher amount of unfermented sugars after fermentation giving a good environment for all the various souring critters [...]

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