Brewery

  • Beer Can Island Brewers | Mash-Up of Individuals

    Beer Can Island Brewers | Mash-Up of Individuals

    Suds Duds Society always tries to support local homebrew clubs affiliated with the highlighted brewery of the month. Beer Can Island Brewers was chosen to be the highlighted homebrew club because they are good friends with the KJ & Jillian of Leaven Brewing.  Jay Patel, one of the Founding Fathers of BCIB, was invited and attended the very first Suds Duds Social at Leaven Brewing.  We set up a tab for the homebrew club to enjoy some beer and hold a loose meeting on a Saturday night.  One of many topics discussed was the beer brewed before the event; a...

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  • Leaven Brewing | Transforming Grain for the Better

    Leaven Brewing | Transforming Grain for the Better

    The people behind Leaven Brewing is what makes this place unique, individual & independent from other brewing companies.  KJ has brewing experience that is unlike most.  He started at Fort Myers Brewing Co., learned the brewing process from the ground up and quickly became head brewer.  Soon after, KJ became the senior brewer at Brew Hub helping other local breweries grow their beer brands. Brewhub is a contract brewing facility with a 100bbl system and produces roughly around 98,000 barrels per year for brands that don't have the capacity to expand.       Jillian (fourth grade teacher) moved to Tampa...

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  • Cascadia Brewers Alliance | Beer Built Community

    Cascadia Brewers Alliance | Beer Built Community

    The term Alliance can be defined as an union or association formed for mutual benefit, especially between countries or organizations.  Cascadia Brewers Alliance was created for its members to benefit from each others experience and knowledge of brewing beer.  Through creative discussion and thoughtful analysis they hope to advance brewing as an art form at all levels. The CBA meetings are open to brewers of all levels from homebrewing all the way to professional brewing. Cascadia Brewers Alliance meets at their local homebrew shop Bader Beer & Wine Supply to discuss a different brewing theme each month.  Most recently, the club organized...

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  • Brothers Cascadia | Dedication in Every Glass

    Brothers Cascadia | Dedication in Every Glass

    Forged in this place, Crafted by its people, Dedication in every glass. | | |      Nestled in the heart of Cascadia, the brewery and taproom prides itself in creating flavorful, consistent and innovative beers. In Vancouver, Wa, just north of Portland, and right off I-5, they are conveniently located for your next visit to the Pacific Northwest. The focus has been set on IPAs & Lagers with their tap list generally reflecting that (with occasional off beat seasonals). They are also working on an ever growing barrel collection, housing many mixed culture sour beers. Recently BCB acquired a...

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  • Manchester & the Mountain Brewers Alliance | MAMBA BREWtality

    Manchester & the Mountain Brewers Alliance | MAMBA BREWtality

    The Manchester and the Mountains Brewers Alliance (MAMBA) is a homebrew club based out of Manchester, Vermont that was founded in August of 2014. MAMBA has around 70 followers on Facebook and they usually see 9 to 15 homebrewers in attendance at each of their gatherings. They're a pretty casual club with no dues or officers, but despite their laid-back style they still managed to meet every month for the past four years. One thing that makes the club unique is the club’s home base is the offices (and bocce court) of Brew Your Own (BYO) magazine – the largest...

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  • Upper Pass Beer Co | Cloud Droppin' Knowledge

    Upper Pass Beer Co | Cloud Droppin' Knowledge

    Upper Pass Beer Co is a farmhouse brewery in Tunbridge, Vermont conceived by homebrewers, Chris Perry and Andrew Puchalik, before Ivan Tomek joined the team in 2015.  They released their first beer at the Tunbridge World’s Fair in September of 2015 and have a been killing the Vermont Beer scene ever since.  They are currently in the process of upgrading to a 5 barrel system in Tunbridge to crank out more of their nano batches.  To keep up with demand, each month they contract brew 50 bbl batches of their First Drop American Pale Ale and Cloud Drop Double IPA at the Von Trapp Brewery in Stowe,...

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