Featured Brewery

Breweries featured here on CellarMonk ~ Beer

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    March 2013 Featured Brewery – Inveralmond Brewery Limited

    CellarMonk’s “Featured Brewery” for the month of March is the The Inveralmond Brewery Limited, located in Perth, Scotland. History Replacing the last brewery in Perth (closed its doors in 1966), Inveralmond opened its doors in 1997. Seemingly in a constant state of growth since then, the brewery just added three new 30 barrel triple-purpose vessels (fermentation, conditioning and carbonating).  Beers Inveralmond has crafted a number of great beers making use of the naturally pure waters of the Perthshire region. Their lineup includes both classic and seasonal ales. The classic lineup starts with Independence, (a 3.8% Best Bitter) and winding through Ossian (4.1% Best Bitter), Thrappledouser (4.3% Best Bitter), Lia Fail (4.7% Premium Bitter), Sunburst (4.8% Bohemian Pilsner)…

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    November 2012 Featured Brewery – Moylan’s Brewing Company

    CellarMonk’s “Featured Brewery” for the month of November is Moylan’s Brewing Company, located in Novato, California.  History In 1995 Moylan’s Brewing Co. opened at Rowland Plaza.  Moylan’s Brewery & Restaurant, Novato’s only brewpub, was a $3.5 million project that has established a strong following among North Marin’s beer connoisseurs.  By constructing the brewpub in an empty lot, Moylan’s was able to increase efficiency and productivity, while still leaving room for expansion as the establishment’s popularity grew. The location at Rowland Plaza was chosen because it provided good freeway visibility and might attract a greater number of customers from the nearby theatre and corporate offices.  Brendan Moylan first got the brewing bug…

  • August 2012 Featured Brewery – Fish Brewing Company

    CellarMonk’s “Featured Brewery” for the month of August is the Fish Brewing Company, located in Olympia, Washington. HistoryFrom its home in beautiful Olympia, Washington, Fish Brewing Company has been hand-crafting ales of Northwest proportions since 1993. Founded by Crayne and Mary Horton and a few dozen local investors, Fish began operations humbly. With a 15-barrel brew house, two 15-barrel fermenters, and one dairy tank.  Growing steadily since, Fish is now an award-winning craft brewer with distribution throughout the great Pacific Northwest and beyond. At the turn of the century, Fish Brewing Company stepped in a greener direction with the release of it’s first Certified Organic beer, award-winning Fish Tale Organic Amber…

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    June 2012 Featured Brewery – Port Townsend Brewing Company

    CellarMonk’s “Featured Brewery” for the month of June is Port Townsend Brewing Company, located in Port Townsend, Washington. History The original Port Townsend Brewing Company was established in 1905,  but fell victim to Washington state’s prohibition initiative of 1914 (that went into effect in 1916).  The brewery tried to continue by making a line of non-alcoholic beverages, but was unable to remain a going concern shortly after 1916. The modern brewery was established in 1997 and when the doors opened was producing only two beers.  The brewery currently brews more than 10 beers.  The growth rate of the brewery has necessitated the expansion of almost all pieces of equipment.  In order to keep up…

  • April 2012 Featured Brewery – Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH

        CellarMonk’s “Featured Brewery” for the month of April is Weisses Bräuhaus G. Schneider & Sohn GmbH.  Commonly referred to as Schneider-Weisse, this brewery has a heritage dating back to 1872.  The beer produced by this brewery are standard bearers in their style and are known the world over. Schneider-Weisse History Schneider Weisse was founded in 1872 in Munich by Georg I. Schneider. He was a royal brewer (at the time, only the monarch could brew this style). As wheat beer came out of fashion, the king decided to sell the right to brew wheat beer. Georg Schneider believed in this beer style, bought this right and started to brew…

  • March 2012 Featured Brewery – DuClaw Brewing Company

      DuClaw History DuClaw Brewing Company opened it’s first restaurant and brewery in 1996 in Bel Air, Maryland. Countless brewing awards later, brewing operations moved to an expanded facility in Abingdon, Maryland to keep up with the growing demand for barrels of DuClaw Brewing Company’s ever growing line-up of specialty brews. DuClaw plans on moving to a new 167,000 square feet facility, located in Havre de Grace, Maryland, by October or November of this year (2012).   Beers DuClaw currently has a stable of around eight beers available year round, with another 25 or so seasonal or special brews. These beers run the gamut from Bad Moon Porter and Venom Pale Ale on the year round…