Posts Tagged “Oak Primary”

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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Batch #1 Wild Wild Brett

By | January 10, 2011

Primary in Barrel

On January 10, 2011 we brewed our inaugural batch of beer. The idea behind our first batch was to produce a beer primary fermented with 100% Brettanomyces yeasts. We thought why not take it a bit further and have the fermentation occur completely in used red wine oak barrels with a few strains of Brettanomyces [...]

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