Lowell’s Growing Beer Scene
Check out this really great article in the Lowell Sun about the growing brew scene here.
On tap: A growing interest in microbreweries. http://www.lowellsun.com/ci_29953190
Merrimack Ales News
Last week we had the opportunity to work with the UMass Lowell office for Toxics Reduction and Radical Waters from South Africa to test an alternate process for cleaning and sanitizing our brewing equipment. This process has been used for some time at places like SABMiller in the bottling part of the process, but never in the brew kettles or fermenters.
The process worked with only a few minor adjustments! Now we wait for the final analysis and report to see what’s next.
It… really is great to be able to work on something that will help the environment and also be a big improvement for employee safety. Also very cool to get all sciency, testing hypotheses and all that. Cheers!
We received our final permits and certificates from the city folks today! After a lot of work to build the brewery we can now get this thing humming. Look for updates as we get our beers into local shops. We’ll be posting additional hours this week for bottle sales and in the very near future…growlers. Woo Hoo!
The air is quiet on this blue-sky and sunny Saturday morning, filled only with the faint buzz of an electrical generator locked behind a chain-link fence. Ninety-two Bolt Street is the dead-last spot on a dead-end. Rolling up to a beaten parking lot marred with faded yellow lines, spider web cracks and a handful of dated sedans, the brick factory building it surrounds seems lonely and abandoned… Go to Article
You can expect our year round line-up to include an APA, IPA and a Dry Stout. Our seasonal’s will include a Blackberry Wheat, Pumpkin Ale, White IPA and a a Maple Cream Imperial Stout..More to come!
Press!!!! We have our very first press coverage thanks to the folks at Ale Street News. They gave us a nice intro in their regional news section of the current October/November issue. You can look for it in your local craft beer store or online at this link; Ale Street News (October/November Issue vol.23 – No.5)
(We’re on page 30 along with the guys at Navigation Brewing Co.)