Brett Conspiracy (Cambridge Brewing Company)

Style: Barrel Fermented American Wild Ale 5.75% ABV OG: 1.050 | FG: 1.006 From: Cambridge, MA Brewery’s Note: “First brewed in honor of our 26th Anniversary! It features barrel fermentation and a bit of mystery from three unique yeast strains: Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Brettanomyces custercianus, and Brettanomyces bruxellensis trois. The S. cerevisiae is a well-known saison strain from Wallonia offering a spicy and dry palate. The … Continue reading Brett Conspiracy (Cambridge Brewing Company)

Nordic Saison (Hill Farmstead Brewing Company, Cambridge Brewing Company, Kissmeyer Beer & Brewing)

Style: American Saison brewed w/ honey, heather, rose hips, rhubarb and wheat. 6.0% ABV (?) From: Greensborough, VT Brewery’s Note: “This farmhouse ale was brewed at Hill Farmstead with our friend and mentor Anders Kissmeyer (Kissmeyer Beer & Brewing) and our longtime friend Will Meyers (Cambridge Brewing Co.). Inspired by our guests and their journeys, this beer was brewed with the resourcefulness and inventiveness of the Nordic tradition, … Continue reading Nordic Saison (Hill Farmstead Brewing Company, Cambridge Brewing Company, Kissmeyer Beer & Brewing)

The Cambridge Brewing Company

Last night I had the distinct pleasure of taking my beautiful girlfriend out on a date, and because she is so awesome, she said we should go to the Cambridge Brewing Company, so we did.  The CBC is tucked away in a lovely little building on Kendall Square, and it does take a little intuition to find the place, but the rustic brick interior, the … Continue reading The Cambridge Brewing Company

The Audacity of Hops (Cambridge Brewing Company)

Bottle:  I like the illustration on the front.  While the depiction of a hop is not original, the style in which it is drawn and the Atlas-like figure holding it up give the bottle a nice feel.  The color scheme of Purple stripes and the green hop also go together nicely.  I especially enjoy the font type on this beer.  It has a nice hand-drawn … Continue reading The Audacity of Hops (Cambridge Brewing Company)