April 2017

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Tap NY

on April 29, 2017 No comments

If you’re at Tap NY, come say hello. We’re ready to fill glasses!

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rpetroni@alum.mit.eduTap NY

Mmm…osa is coming back!

on April 25, 2017 No comments
Mmm…osa is coming back on Friday. Here’s the proof. Hours of zesting and brewery smells like a citrus grove. If only this was scratch and sniff!
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rpetroni@alum.mit.eduMmm…osa is coming back!

Perturbation Citra

on April 21, 2017 No comments

We are pleased to announce the second release of the Perturbation series brewed exclusively with citra hops: Perturbation Citra (6.5% ABV). The Perturbation series starts with a complex malt bill, water treatment, and fermentation that we consider at “Equilibrium” and makes a simple change or “Perturbation” to the beer to investigate the impact to the drinking experience. For Perturbation Citra, we shifted all the hops to Citra. We taste bright tropical passion fruit, mango, pineapple, lychee, and touch of sweet that’s balanced by a smooth bitterness and round mouthfeel. The aroma mirrors the taste allowing the interplay of citra and a well-balanced beer to be enjoyed.

This is a great easy drinking IPA to celebrate New York’s transition to warmer weather! We will also be tapping a fresh batch of Photon around 4 PM today.

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rpetroni@alum.mit.eduPerturbation Citra

Weekend Lineup

on April 14, 2017 No comments

We are pleased to add batch #2 of Vulgar Display of Flower to our line up this weekend. We upped the dry hop a bit to make it even more aggressive. This brings the weekend offerings to the following:

Priced at the following sizes: (Large Growler) / (Small Growler) / (On-site pour)
Photon (4.8% ABV) $14 / $7 / $6
Mmm…osa (4.8% ABV) $14 / $7 / $6
Perturbation Mosaic (6.5% ABV) $16 / $8 / $6 
Fractal Simcoe (6.8% ABV) $16 / $8 / $6 
MC^2 (8.0% ABV) $20 / $10 / $7
Vulgar Display of Flower (8.0% ABV) $20 / $10 / $7
Fluctuation (8.2%; 2 sixtels remain) $22 / $11 / $8
There And Back Again (6.0% ABV) $20 / $10 / $7

Note: We will not fill dirty or clear growlers as either degrades the quality of the beer and the drinking experience.

There is a limited quantity of Casey bottles remaining for onsite consumption only.

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rpetroni@alum.mit.eduWeekend Lineup

New Fractal series!

on April 13, 2017 No comments

A new beer in the Fractal series is going through the grant this morning. Fractal Citra & Mosaic should be a crowd pleaser. We’ve heard people really like those hops.

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rpetroni@alum.mit.eduNew Fractal series!

Fresh batch of Vulgar Display of Flower

on April 12, 2017 No comments

Hey! Check it out. We’re kegging a fresh batch of Vulgar Display of Flower. We added a little extra to the dryhop this time. Some said it wasn’t vulgar enough! Look for it at the Grille and Taproom starting Friday. Sending some out to distribution the following week.

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rpetroni@alum.mit.eduFresh batch of Vulgar Display of Flower

New growler fill procedure

on April 7, 2017 No comments

We appreciate all the constructive feedback we’ve received for our growler fill procedure. We want to provide the best beer experience possible. To help streamline our growler fill process, we are going to shift to an order card system. This should allow for efficient, accurate, parallel fills, and expedited checkout, which ultimately gives a better experience for people seeking growlers to go. We have provided the poster (pictured) to explain how to use this new system. Please grab an order card even if it is NOT busy. This will prevent confusion when it becomes busy and new people begin to grab numbers while people who may have arrived previously did not. Thanks for all the enthusiasm and support. Please return pencils to the pencil holder when finished. If you need any clarification don’t hesitate to ask!

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rpetroni@alum.mit.eduNew growler fill procedure

Fractal Simcoe and Perturbation Mosaic

on April 7, 2017 No comments

We are pleased to add two new beers to our line up for national beer day: 1) Fractal Simcoe part of our 6.8% IPA fractal series (pictured left); and 2) Perturbation Mosaic the debut of a different experimental 6.5% IPA series (pictured right). The tasting notes on both follow below. This brings the weekend offerings to the following:

Priced at the following sizes: (Large Growler) / (Small Growler) / (On-site pour)

Photon (4.8% ABV) $14 / $7 / $6
Mmm…osa (4.8% ABV) $14 / $7 / $6
Perturbation Mosaic (6.5% ABV) $16 / $8 / $6 
Fractal Simcoe (6.8% ABV) $16 / $8 / $6 
Fractal Citra (6.8% ABV; low quantity remains) $16 / $8 / $6 
MC^2 (8.0% ABV) $20 / $10 / $7
Fluctuation (8.2%; low quantity remains) $22 / $11 / $8
There And Back Again (8.0% ABV) $20 / $10 / $7

Note: We will not fill dirty or clear growlers as either degrades the quality of the beer and the drinking experience.

Fractal Simcoe pours hazy-straw yellow releasing aromas of passion fruit, bright pine, berry, and earth, followed by some bready notes. The taste is a creamy pine flavor supported by tropical notes and a firm but rounded bitterness. The menagerie of characteristics makes the name “Fractal Simcoe” warranted indeed.

While the fractal series has only pale malt and a simple hop bill to investigate how different hops manifest through our processes, the Perturbation series starts with a more complex malt bill, water treatment, and fermentation that we consider at “Equilibrium” and makes a simple change or “Perturbation” to the beer to investigate the impact to the drinking experience. For Perturbation Mosaic, we shifted all the hops to Mosaic. We taste both dank and bright citrus, berry, peach, grassy earth, and touch of sweet that’s balanced by a smooth bitterness. The aroma mirrors the taste allowing the interplay of mosaic and a well-balanced beer to be enjoyed.

 

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rpetroni@alum.mit.eduFractal Simcoe and Perturbation Mosaic

April showers bring hop flowers!

on April 1, 2017 No comments

The Grille and Taproom open at 11:30am today with growler fills available from 11:30am-5pm! Come hang! 

Priced at the following sizes: (Large Growler) / (Small Growler) / (On-site pour)

Photon $14 / $7 / $6
Mmm…osa $14 / $7 / $6
Fractal Citra $16 / $8 / $6 
MC^2 $20 / $10 / $7
Fluctuation $22 / $11 / $8
There And Back Again $20 / $10 / $7

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rpetroni@alum.mit.eduApril showers bring hop flowers!