Judging Beer Face

Kentucky State Fair beer competition time again.  Judges from across the state and country came together to sight, smell, sip and savor in order to find the best home-brews in this annual event. [gallery size="medium" ids="2319,2318,2317,2316,2315,2314,2308,2309,2310,2311,2312,2313,2307,2306,2305,2304,2303,2302,2297,2298,2299,2300,2301"] [ngg src="galleries" display="basic_imagebrowser"]

Home Tap List

[caption id="attachment_1882" align="alignleft" width="143"] Holy Cannoli[/caption] Since bars and brewery taprooms are closed during this health crisis, the home brewer’s home tap selection is playing an even more critical role for individual family members and properly socially distant neighborhoods across this great land.  If you believe social media, and social media may actually get this one correct, there is increased alcohol…

Russian Imperial Stout – TAPPING.

TAPPINGSERVING MARCH 7 AT TAILSPIN ALEFEST. GORDON BIERSCH TAPPING PARTY MARCH 18. Craig Gardone recently brewed a big beer (9%ABV) at Gordon Biersch Restaurant and Brewery with head brewer, Nicholas Landers.  Nicholas plans to release this beer in early March at the 4th Street brewery and will most likely have a keg at Tailspin Alefest March 7th.  Some of this…

Jason Rosenberger brews at Cumberland Brews

Head Brewer JD Vasher is introducing more German style beers to the Bardstown road brewery.  He recently collaborated with Jason Rosenberger to brew a traditional Marzen style Oktoberfest beer.  With loads of Munich malt and just the right amount of noble hops.  Tapping expected in mid September. Watch end of video for director bonus:  JD Smiles. https://vimeo.com/352165701  

Let’s Get Funky at Cumberland

Brandon Schaefer brewed his ‘So Funkdafied’ Belgian Ale recipe at Cumberland Brews recently.  It is part of head brewer, JD Vasher’s efforts to add more variety to Bardstown Road microbrewery’s line up. With lots of Pilsner, a little Caravienne, Candi Syrup, Cane Sugar, Hallertau, East Kent Golding and interesting yeast combinations, Brandon has created a drier, hoppier Orval- like Belgian…