We are happy to announce that after 5 years of hitting the pavement to peddle our wares as a self-distributing brewery, we are finally represented by wholesale distributors throughout eastern-central and north-eastern Wisconsin. We signed with Triangle Distribution in early November 2022 to represent Fifth Ward in Mani
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We Barrel-y Know What We’re Doing
But who does, right? Regardless, we’ve been working hard and learning along the way as wenavigate the tumultuous and quickly changing world of craft beer. The ethos of onward &upward is especially evident in our blossoming barrel-aging program. Starting in December 2018 with an Imperial Oatmeal Stout, lovingly know
We sure Can!
We recently began canning our beers and moving forward, we’ll be putting a bit of virtually every batch of beer that we make into cans. We are pretty excited about this for a few different reasons… First of all, cans are simply better for beer. They minimize light penetration, weigh significantly less than glass bott
An Oshkosh Collaboration!
We had a blast collaborating with Jody from Bare Bones Brewery to make an amazing Honey Golden Ale! It was all for a good cause – proceeds benefit the Oshkosh Humane Society and Kiwanis Club. Shoutout to the awesome folks at Oshkosh Beer Blog who captured our brewing adventure. Be sure to check out their Facebook post
Best of 2020
Thank you so much to everybody who voted for us in the Oshkosh Northwestern Best of 2020! We were voted… Best Local Beer Best Brewpub Best Live Music/Entertainment Venue Best Happy Hour Finalist for Best Bar Check out the full list of Best of Winnebago County 2020 Winners and Finalists.
Foray into Lager Territory
We officially brewed our first Lagers! With a bit of tricky brewhouse scheduling and some serendipitous downtime, we were able to squeeze in 4 batches of lagers into the schedule for release towards the end of summer and heading into fall. These beers are produced using a different strain of brewers yeast that prefers
Pastries, Slushees, & Sours. Oh My!
In the age of Slushee Beers, Pastry Stouts, and Hazy IPAs, what sort of impact do these beers have on the popularity and consumption of the more traditional styles of craft beer in Winnebago County? Our favorite beer blog writer, Oshkosh Beer, takes a dive into that question. Slushees, Pastry Stouts, and Fruit Bo