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The Judge Presides – The Justice Series

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Photo Jan 22, 8 00 02 AMAs I work at my makeshift desk this morning, the brewery smells enticingly sweet and for good reason:  The Judge is in session.

 

Barleywines are one of my favorite beer styles. I think I enjoy them most because they take me back to my early experiences in beer. I was never really a light-beer drinker and I didn’t start drinking beer until my later college days. Regardless of how I got there, I ultimately came across barleywines. The three that I recall most are Bigfoot from Sierra Nevada, Old Foghorn from Anchor Brewing and Hog Heaven from Avery. I was home-brewing a lot at the time so it was particularly inspiring to encounter beers that were outstanding leaders in their categories. These weren’t outstanding because they were all that adventurous in the recipe, especially by today’s standards, but because they were just so well made. Drinking those beers always inspired me to strive to make my own beer better, and measuring against greatness continues to inspire me today.

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Beer Releases in 2016

We are very excited to announce we’ve finalized a release schedule for 2016. Now that we have more fermentation space it opens up some brewing capacity for new and exciting things.

Over a few beers we all sat down and talked about our favorite beer styles we aren’t already brewing or haven’t brewed yet. The results of that discussion are here in the release chart.

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