Monthly Archives: August 2010


So I was in St. Charles yesterday for the U.S. Foods (our main food supplier at Flat Branch) food show. It was a showcase of their upcoming products and such. Chef and I stayed at the Ameristar Casino. and did … Continue reading

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Guest Brewer

I got home late last night and went to grab a pint of our Ale w/Wheat (real name still being decided). I almost stepped on this little guy. He must have snuck in the night before when we had some … Continue reading

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Sunday tasting with the good Dr.

It’s hard to remember when the beer tastes this good. From left to right: Russian River Sanctification, Midnight Sun Melt Down DIPA, Widmer Brother’s Prickly Pear Braggot (thanks Mike B.!), Mikkeller Frelser Triplebock, Sierra Nevada’s 30th Charlie, Fred and Ken’s … Continue reading

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7-26-10 Mikkeller Yeast Series at Sycamore

Our good friend Sanford Speake, co-owner of the always amazing Sycamore Restaurant was kind enough to obtain all five varieties of Mikkeller Yeast Series beers. The basic build on the grist bill is (I believe) the same one that he … Continue reading

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