On Tuesday, July 17th we visited the Two Roads Brewery in Stratford Ct. It was great to see the rapid progress they are making converting the old U.S. Baird manufacturing plant in Stratford into a modern brewery. The brew house, which is being built and installed by Rolec of Germany, will be fully automated and . . . → Read More: Two Roads Brewery Visit
Super Cabernet Sauvignon Grapes from a Greek owned vineyard in Lodi CA
WINE SEASON 2012
MALTOSE EXPRESS 246 Main Street (Rte 25) Monroe, CT 06468
Web site www.maltose.com
WINE SEASON IS UPON US ONCE AGAIN!
The grape harvest . . . → Read More: Wine Season Newsletter 2012
We held our fourth introductory brewing class of 2012 at Maltose Express on Saturday July 14th. There were 33 attendees and Tess and Mark brewed a clone of Hooky Bitter, a great British ordinary bitter. This is a 3.6% alcohol beer that is fermented with a fruity English Yeast. It’s a perfect session beer and . . . → Read More: July 2012 Brewing Class at Maltose Express
On Saturday July 7th Maltose Express was one of the exhibitors at the 3rd annual Bridgeport Arts Festival. We put on a brewing demo showing the crowd how to brew our clone extract version of Founders Centennial Ale. There was a nice crowd at the festival who enjoyed over 100 vendors’s booths. We also served . . . → Read More: Maltose Express at the 2012 Bridgeport Arts Festival
We brewed our first beer with the Ruby Street Brewing System on Tuesday, July 3rd. The system has three 15.5 gallon stainless steel pots and we used one for the sparge water, one that has a false bottom for the mash and the second that has a false bottom for the boil. The pump comes . . . → Read More: Ruby Street Brewing System up and running at Maltose Express
On Saturday June 2nd I was fortunate to see Sara Moulton teach a cooking class at the White Silo Cooking School in New Milford. My daughter and son-in-law Paulette & Eric knew how much I admired her and gave me a gift certificate to her cooking class at the White Silo Cooking School at Hunt . . . → Read More: Cooking Class with Sara Moulton at the White Silo Cooking School
We will be holding another mead making class on Saturday June 23rd from 10 am to 1pm. The cost is $35.00 per person and class size is limited so pre-registration is required. The instructor is Kevin Brenner who is an experienced mead maker. The content of the class will be a lecture in the history . . . → Read More: Another Mead Making Class scheduled for June 23rd at Maltose Express
Maltose Express and Coal House Pizza held a Pale Ale and India Pale Ale contest. The contest was free to enter and is a great way to get feed back on your beer. The entries were grouped into three main styles: Pale Ales, IPAs and specialty Pale Ales. Pre-judging was held on June 14th at . . . → Read More: Pale Ale and IPA contest results!
On Tuesday May 1st we held the best of show judging for the Coal House Pizza/Maltose Express Stout and Porter Contest. There were 31 entries and during the pre-judging on April 25th at Maltose Express the 6 judges picked out the best 6 beers that would go on to the Best of Show. The brewers . . . → Read More: Stout and Porter Contest Results
The Darien News recently had this article about the beer brewing class Tess and Mark gave at the Darien Library.
“Library hosts beer brewing class John H. Palmer Published 02:26 p.m., Saturday, April 21, 2012 The Darien Library hosted an evening with Maltose Express, a Monroe-based business that caters to home brewers of wine . . . → Read More: Darien News article about Darien Library beer class