Saturday, June 10, 2017

MBR June 9, 2017 - New Brunswick/PEI Edition

Hope all is going well, here is the beer news. 

Barnone Brewery says they are now open both Thursday and Friday all summer long starting this week in Rose Valley.

Half Cut Brewing released Tickle Fight IPA this week. The 5.8% ABV beer is available now.

The wait is almost over. Hammond River Brewing announced they are now ready to start brewing in the new Rothesay brewhouse. The inaugural brew will be happening on Monday, and as a tribute to Shane Steeve's Father, it will be the Gammie California Steam Ale. 

Picaroons reminds us The Across The Nation party with Central City at The Roundhouse is next Friday. This is going to be an evening of live music, local food, likely some ball hockey, and  Hop(e) Restored ESB  on tap. NB Liquor will be on site selling the Across The Nation Canada 150 mix packs.

Tide and Boar Gastropub will be filling growlers this Saturday Morning then check out the Samuel Adams Utopia Release. The three beers on tap this week are:

  • Pow Pillows IPA - This Brand New, New England IPA features Nelson, Citra and Galaxy. With an added addition of lactose.
  • Hand Plant IPA - All Galaxy, and one crazy yeast strain makes for one hoppy yeasty beer.
  • Layback Lager - German Lager Yeast, New Zealand Hops and a little rye for some spice.

Trailway Brewing have our brand new Porter. Blueprint is available in cans and on tap at the brewery. A chocolate-forward, sessionable, dry, crisp Porter that rings in at 4.6% ABV.

There was a launch of a new Acadian/Cajun beer style this week by ten breweries in two provinces and one state. The 170th anniversary of the poem Evangeline: tale of Acadie is this year and in the poem a "Nut-brown ale" was mentioned. Acadian Nut-Brown / Cajun Nut-Brown was brewed with each brewery creating the recipe.
The beers :
Acadie-Broue :The Nut-Brown will be called La Bringue.
À l’abri de la Tempête: La Palabre acadienne is the name choose for the Nut-Brown.
Brasseux d'la Côte : Have called their Nut-Brown, “La Belle Acadienne”. 
Cajun Brewing : called their Nut-Broun Evangeline. 
CAVOK Brewing: called their Nut-Brown Bellefontaine de Grand-Pré.
Distillerie Fils du Roy has called their Nut-Brown Évangeline. 
Flying Boats Brewing: The General's Armada - Acadian Nut Brown Ale. 5.2% with 23 IBUs. 
Les Brasseurs du Petit-Sault baptized their beer La Madoueska. Madoueska is a town in Maine, a county in New Brunswick, a river born in Québec and a legendary republic! Madoueska, Maliseeet land of the porcupine was adopted by an indomitable people called the Brayons. Rooted in its lands and forests, it’s the part of Acadia not quite like the others.  
Microbrasserie le Naufrageur : released l'Évangéline
Savoies Brewhouse : released Savoie's Nut-Brown.

Moosehead Breweries is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, and everyone’s invited. They announced that the company will begin offering public tours of their historic Saint John brewery, with tour booking now open at
The Moosehead Brewery Experience will offer beer fans the opportunity to get a behind-the-scenes look at a working brewery, with stops in both the brewhouse and packaging operations. Visitors will hear about the rich history of this celebrated brand and, as - as a highlight of the 60 minute tour - sample a selection of Moosehead products.
The cost of the tour is $15 per adult, and $5 for people 18 and under.

BrewHopper began operating group tours in the Fredericton area. They offer 24-28 passenger shuttles, a selection of breweries and pubs to suit your desires and hourly start times from 1 to 5 pm.  ​
Fredericton BrewHopper circuit with 2 different routes: The River Hop and the Hill Hop running Friday and Saturday.

Have a great week.