Archive For The “Foeder” Category

St. Bretta Brew Day

By | April 25, 2013

St. Bretta is our 100% Brettanomyces Whitebier that was just released this week! Not only is St. Bretta an evolution of Wild Wild Brett Orange, but also it will be ever-changing depending on the fresh citrus available that season. For our spring release we decided to brew St. Bretta with fresh Minneola Tangelo. Each seasonal [...]

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Four More Foeders!

By | February 21, 2013

What an exciting start to 2013! In January we received four more oak foeders that are each roughly 60 hectoliters, bringing our total number of foeders to eight! We realize that many people are unfamiliar with the term “foeder”, so we wanted to provide a simple background on these beauties for you to better understand [...]

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Pure Guava Petite Sour

By | August 2, 2011

Pure Guava Petite Sour label

This is a beer that will tickle the senses..and is best summed up by our friend Nathan Zeender of Desjardin Brewing baroque beer: of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a style of artistic expression that is marked generally by use of complex forms, bold ornamentation, and the juxtaposition of contrasting elements often conveying [...]

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Our Newest Member of the Family

By | March 16, 2011

25hl foeder

Slightly animist title for this post, but it is truly deserving given our first major equipment purchase is a 25hl foeder, or large oak fermenter. Maybe not the most sound decision by most breweries standards.. Then again, Crooked Stave is not the conventional brewery so to us it’s the best first piece of equipment that [...]

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