I write to you today on the eve of D-Day. Not the invasion of Europe, but Coppertail Brewing’s Co.’s own D-Day, the Delivery Day for our brewing equipment. Tomorrow, trucks bearing giant steel tanks and metal containers full of equipment to build our brewhouse will begin off-loading their contents whether we’re ready or not. Our Read More
In modern-day pubs, stouts are commonly associated with coffee-like flavors while porters are often described as having chocolate and/or a slightly burnt notes. However, both porters and stouts are available in a few different variations, with each having a unique flavor profile along with varying degrees of alcohol, body, and mouth feel. Explore a few types of each to see which ones you enjoy most. But how did two such similar but different styles develop?
We’ve seen some exciting progress over the past couple of weeks. First of all, the groundwater problem that had brought the project to a halt was fixed after we had some super smart engineer guys come out and tell us what to do. Several days and several thousand dollars later we were clear to pour our Read More
‘Tis the season to be thirsty. The temperatures are cooling down, annoying holiday music is audible everywhere, and stores are mercilessly over-crowded. Most adults of legal drinking age need to kick back and take the edge off with a festive libation- especially after waiting in line at the post office for what seems like an eternity. Craft beer drinkers, not surprisingly, start cracking open those uber popular holiday ales and lagers.
Now that we have our permit in hand we’re scrambling to get our building ready before our brewing equipment shows up in mid-January. (See above for photo of our almost ready to ship brewhouse.) Currently, our brewing area is a concrete slab in desperate need of walls, roof, drains, and utilities. There’s lots of work Read More