31 January 2012

Troegs–Trade Our Cymbals for Splinter Black

imageLooks like a set of cymbals belonging to Chris & John Trogner’s grandfather were “lost” at the brewery on 1/28…This from Chris & John

FOR TRADE: SPLINTER BLACK AND GOOD KARMA
A set of hi-hat cymbals was “borrowed” from Troegs Brewery sometime over the weekend of January 28. These cymbals belonged to our grandfather have sentimental value far greater than their monetary value. We will ask no questions upon their return and will offer the returnee two bottles of SPLINTER BLACK and a healthy dose of good karma. Thanks for your help.
Cheers - Chris & John Trogner

06 January 2012

Troegs - Triple Mango IPA & Contest Winner Troy

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Just thought you’d want a peek at some pictures courtesy of Troegs showing contest winner Troy (and Albert of Al’s of Hampden fame) working on the Scratch Triple Mango IPA.

05 January 2012

Troegs Small Batch Perpetual IPA Jan 6th 11AM

TroegsPerceptualIPALooks like the guys brewed up a small batch of Perpetual IPA as a “test” that will be released tomorrow 1/6 at 11AM at the brewery.  No bottles and no growlers fills so get your butt down there and drink some!

03 January 2012

Troegs Scratch # 56 Single Hop Simcoe–Oops

TroegsScratchLooks like a bit of an oops @ Troegs has helped release their first Single-Hop series beer…Simcoe:  Details from Troegs:

SCRATCH BEER #56-2011
OG: 14.2
ABV: 6.4%
IBUs: 62
Malt: Pils, Munich, Crystal
Hops: Simcoe
Yeast: House Ale Yeast
Codename: SHPA1 (Single Hop Pale Ale 1)

Here’s another Scratch test batch designed to delight our customers. Due to a minor flaw in a brewing program, we lost some of the mash when it was transferred to the brew kettle. A quick-thinking brewer modified the hop-load and created our first-ever single hopped beer.

Bronze in color with a dry finish, the lead flavor is intense grapefruit and a fruity backbone derived from Simcoe hops.

Please enjoy our mistake, and rest assured the modifications have been completed so it doesn’t happen again.