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Ol' Biddy's Brew House

Post by Keith » Tue Oct 10, 2017 11:00 pm

First off. Thanks to everyone over the years that has offered some assistance when I was getting started and challenged me over the years to improve the quality of my beers. Truly appreciate it and the beer shows for it.

As some of you likely heard through Facebook or Twitter that I've decided to take a leap of faith and move from a hobby brewery to a "professional" brewery. I think. Is that right? Sounds weird.

Needless to say after building the space and brewing a few batches. One night we decided to see if it was possible and decided to take a leap of faith and follow our dreams. The brand is Ol' Biddy's Brew House and the Nano is located in the basement of our home in Lower Sackville.

Right now we are in the final stages and just have a bit more paperwork to get through with the NSLC.
Hoping to have beer ready for sale by Mid November if not sooner. There will likely be a small launch with 5 or 6 offerings somewhere in HRM; so stay tuned.

I have 28 recipes presently. Most dialed in from years of brewing. Initial offerings will be the Funktown APA, Even Gooder Coffee Brown, and the Disco Inferno Red IPA I created with Mike. Still working through a few hurdles but should expect to see beer on a few accounts in HRM.

I know I've not been as active as I one was, however between the construction to get my indoor brewery a go, then the decision to test fate, here I am. Apologize about my absence, but am hoping to make it out to events once again in the near future.

I've briefly chatted with Chris, one thing I'd like to do as a thank you for the club is when there are events is to have someone in to brew their recipe for release at some beer events. I don't know the details on it yet, however I'm sure it will work out. My 1 bbl setup is perfect for this unlike other larger breweries. Possibly we can start up the comp again and let the BOS brew their release? Something we can hash out at a later date. Cheers!

Anyways. Still lots to get done, but been far to excited about this venture to keep it quite. I was originally planning to announce the day I was fully operational, but for me to keep it 6 months under wraps has been something else.

Happy Brewing and thanks again everyone! :rockin: :rockin: :rockin:
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Fermening: Funktown APA, Disco Inferno Red IPA
On Deck: The Orange American Bastard Wheat; Engine 41 Smoked Porter

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Post by RubberToe » Tue Oct 10, 2017 11:14 pm

Congrats, Keith!

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Post by Woody » Tue Oct 10, 2017 11:30 pm

:spilly: Congrats!

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Post by LeafMan66_67 » Wed Oct 11, 2017 5:30 am

Congrats Keith!
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Post by SFR709 » Wed Oct 11, 2017 6:07 am

Congrats!


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Post by BBrianBoogie » Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:21 am

Nicely done :cheers:

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Post by Toni » Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:50 am

Congrats!

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Post by mckay75 » Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:56 am

Good stuff! Best of luck!

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Post by LiverDance » Wed Oct 11, 2017 10:57 am

:mebeer:
"Twenty years ago — a time, by the way, that hops such as Simcoe and Citra were already being developed, but weren’t about to find immediate popularity — there wasn’t a brewer on earth who would have gone to the annual Hop Growers of American convention and said, “I’m going to have a beer that we make 4,000 barrels of, one time a year. It flies off the shelf at damn near $20 a six-pack, and you know what it smells like? It smells like your cat ate your weed and then pissed in the Christmas tree.” - Bell’s Brewery Director of Operations John Mallet on the scent of their popular Hopslam.

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Post by Andre » Wed Oct 11, 2017 11:15 am

Congrats and good luck. Hope I can try one of your beers in the near future.

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Post by Lisa J » Wed Oct 11, 2017 1:47 pm

Congratulations, Keith! And best of luck! :cheers2:
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Post by Swine » Wed Oct 11, 2017 2:10 pm

Congrats! You make great beer, so I am sure it will be successful.

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Post by Keith » Wed Oct 11, 2017 7:07 pm

Thanks everyone! Keep ya posted once I have more details!

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Fermening: Funktown APA, Disco Inferno Red IPA
On Deck: The Orange American Bastard Wheat; Engine 41 Smoked Porter

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Post by oceanic_brew » Wed Oct 11, 2017 7:45 pm

Good job man !


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Post by Jimmy » Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:45 am

Congrats :cheers2:
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Post by jacinthebox » Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:19 am

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Post by Broob » Fri Oct 13, 2017 3:26 pm

Good job. Nice set up too.
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Post by Skippy » Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:13 pm

Congrats on opening up in Sackville. Can't wait to get some beers. Where are you going to be setting up shop?

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Post by Keith » Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:31 pm

Initially only tap accounts. However plan on some growler fill options down the road. Possibly in the beginning but wait and see what zoning and funds permit.

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On Deck: The Orange American Bastard Wheat; Engine 41 Smoked Porter

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Post by Keith » Fri Oct 13, 2017 7:31 pm

Also thanks again everyone!

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On Deck: The Orange American Bastard Wheat; Engine 41 Smoked Porter

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Post by Celiacbrew » Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:04 pm

Way to go Keith. You make excellent beer, people are going love it.
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Post by chalmers » Fri Oct 13, 2017 10:39 pm

Congrats Keith! Finally get some decent beer around here! ;)

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Post by JohnnyMac » Sat Oct 14, 2017 6:24 am

That's wicked good Keith, congrats!
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Post by Keith » Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:40 am

chalmers wrote:Congrats Keith! Finally get some decent beer around here! ;)
Ha. l think that's been done hasn't it?

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On Deck: The Orange American Bastard Wheat; Engine 41 Smoked Porter

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Post by Halifax_Jeff » Sat Oct 14, 2017 8:57 am

Congrats! drive through growler fills? :D

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