Home Brew Contest at Coal House Pizza October 2014

Maltose Express and Coal House Pizza held an all style home brewing contest final judging on October 28, 2014. We had 39 beers entered for this contest! The beers were divided into 5 categories and we held the prejudging at Maltose Express and the top 6 beers were passed on to the best of show. . . . → Read More: Home Brew Contest at Coal House Pizza October 2014

Second Annual Elis/Maltose Express Beer Making Contest Results

Second Annual Elis/Maltose Express Beer Making Contest Results

 

On Wednesday August 30th we held the final judging for the Elis Restaurant Group/Maltose Express Home Brewing Contest at Eli’s on Whitney in Hamden. This was a great event with food provided by Elis and beer provided by 15 breweries, including many from Connecticut and is . . . → Read More: Second Annual Elis/Maltose Express Beer Making Contest Results

2nd Annual Maltose Express/Sierra Nevada Brewing Peoples Choice IPA Contest

2nd Annual Maltose Express/Sierra Nevada Brewing People’s Choice IPA Contest

Maltose Express and Sierra Nevada Brewing held our second annual people’s choice contest on Saturday July 12th from 11am to 2pm. Twelve home brewers served samples of their IPAs, Sierra Nevada served 4 of their IPAs and Butcher’s Best of Newtown served bratwurst made with . . . → Read More: 2nd Annual Maltose Express/Sierra Nevada Brewing Peoples Choice IPA Contest

Tess and Mark present Homebrewing 101 at Brainerd Memorial Library

On December 21st, 2013, Tess and Mark presented homebrewing 101 to an audience at the Brainerd Memorial Library in Haddam. They discussed the grains, hops, water, yeast and adjuncts that are used in the beer brewing process and passed around samples of grains and hops. A few of the members of the audience had brewed . . . → Read More: Tess and Mark present Homebrewing 101 at Brainerd Memorial Library

Home Brew Contest at Coal House Pizza March 2014

Maltose Express and Coal House Pizza held an all style home brewing contest final judging on March 11, 2014. We had 44 beers entered for this contest, the most entries to date in any of our contests with Coal House Pizza! The beers were divided into 5 categories. We held the prejudging at Maltose Express . . . → Read More: Home Brew Contest at Coal House Pizza March 2014

Cheesemaking Class at Maltose Express on June 15th, 2013

Instructor: Katy Gilmore

On Saturday June 15th 2013 we held another cheese making class from 11am to 1pm. The instructor was Katy Gilmore who is a cheese making expert. She made ricotta, mozzarella and cultured butter. Cheese making is a fun, easy and delicious hobby and a wonderful project to share with children, especially making . . . → Read More: Cheesemaking Class at Maltose Express on June 15th, 2013

Mead Making Classes at Maltose Express

Mead Making Classes at Maltose Express

Instructor Kevin Brenner held another Mead Making & Tasting class on Saturday February 1st, 2014 from 10am-1pm. He talked about the history and techniques of mead making and then made a batch of mead. To end the class Kevin sampled six of his different meads and paired them with . . . → Read More: Mead Making Classes at Maltose Express

Homebrewing Classes at Maltose Express

During 2013 we held eleven free home brewing classes at Maltose Express. The classes are taught by owners Tess and Mark Szamatulski and were held on Saturday mornings from 10am to noon and the class size is limited to fifty people. We brew a 5-gallon beer recipe and use malt extracts, specialty grains and pellet . . . → Read More: Homebrewing Classes at Maltose Express

Making Wine from California Grapes Class at Maltose Express

Making Wine from Grapes Classes at Maltose Express

We held a two part “Making Wine from Grapes” class on Sunday September 22th, 2013 and Sunday October 6th, 2013 from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.

This was a hands on class and we made wine from California Cabernet Sauvignon grapes from Lodi. During the first session . . . → Read More: Making Wine from California Grapes Class at Maltose Express

Home Brew Contest at the Ginger Man in South Norwalk

The Ginger Man South Norwalk teamed up with Maltose Express in Monroe, CT, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company and Two Roads Brewing Company of Stratford, CT for a home brew competition. There was a great turnout as 48 beers were entered.

Guy Steven came in first with a Russian Imperial Stout, Gary Chase came in second . . . → Read More: Home Brew Contest at the Ginger Man in South Norwalk