Archive For The “Barrels” 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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Crooked Stave Events During GABF Week!

By | October 7, 2013

gabf13_logo_inside

Throughout GABF week, our new taproom @ The Source will be open from 11:00am until 11:00pm and will host two bottle releases (see more information below). Also, the list of events that we will be participating in during GABF week are as follows: Tuesday, October 8th:  – 5:00pm-8:00pm Beers Made By Walking at Wynkoop Brewing (Vieille [...]

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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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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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The Barrel Cellar Takes Life

By | March 4, 2011

Chad standing in the barrel cellar

Over the past couple of months we’ve slowly amassed a considerable collection of oak barrels. We had two big hauls of Red and White wine barrels which came in from Napa during the month of January. The recent additions to our barrel cellar has since brought the total count up to 50 barrels, giving us [...]

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Oak Barrels for Beer, not para plantas

By | January 7, 2011

Full Barrel Load

The Photo above gives a little indication of the barrel load we hauled from Denver to Fort Collins at the end of December. In all we loaded up 13 red wine barrels on the trailer and 4 into the vehicle while still managing to find room for eight barrel racks. I then made the glorious [...]

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First Oak Barrels Arrive

By | December 16, 2010

The Seven Makers Mark Barrels

As the weeks go on we are getting closer to our first anticipated brew day. While we don’t yet know exactly when it will be, we have been going over the recipes and contacting suppliers for raw materials. We have just purchased our first oak barrels, seven Makers Mark Bourbon Barrels. The barrels came from [...]

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