Maltose Express and Coal House Pizza are having a Stout and Porter Contest! The contest is free and it is a great way to get feed back on your beer. Judging will be by certified BJCP judges. Please call Maltose with any questions. 203-452-7332
Entry forms are available on our blog under the order forms . . . → Read More: Stout and Porter Contest
Von Bair Nov. 10, 1931 – Mar. 12, 2012
“Von Bair grew up on a potato farm in Idaho, a curious and academically inclined young man. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy where his intelligence, hard work and talent gained him entry into the Naval Academy in Annapolis for officer training. As an officer, he . . . → Read More: Von Bair 1931 – 2012
Kevin Brenner, expert mead maker, instructed a mead making/mead tasting class on Saturday April 21st from 10am-1pm. The content of the class was a lecture on the history and techniques of mead making along with instructions on using basic testing equipment, additives and the differences in yeast. Kevin then made a batch of mead. The . . . → Read More: Mead Making Class at Maltose Express-Nectar of the Gods!
Spring is here! Come in and get your hop rhizomes!
We have received our 2012 hop rhizomes and they are for sale for $5 apiece.
The varieties we have are:
Cascade, Brewers Gold, Centennial, Chinook, Golding, Mount Hood, Magnum, Newport, Northern Brewer, Willamette, Zeus and Fuggle.
If you are unable to plant the rhizomes . . . → Read More: Hop rhizomes at Maltose Express
For all of our customers who are new to brewing we are having a FREE Introduction to Home Brewing class on Saturday, March 17th, 2012 10am-12pm. We will be brewing a beer and will answer all of your questions. Pre-registration is required and you can register by calling the store at 203-452-7332.
We now are selling US made tap handles and flight paddles handcrafted by a local artisan Jason Sagaci who uses white oak, black walnut, black locust and a striped combination of oak and walnut. Please stop by Maltose Express and check them out. They are very affordable and it’s so nice to support a local, . . . → Read More: Tap Handles and Flight Paddles
Our Spring Open house was a successful event enjoyed by many. We would like to thank Burton, Anna Marie, Karl and Paul from our grape brokers Delta Packing in California, Jeff from Bru Rm at Bar, Todd from GW Brewing, Scott from Cambridge House, Marty from Sierra Nevada, Dave from Willamantic Brewing, Chris from Beacon . . . → Read More: MALTOSE EXPRESS’S Spring Open House
Maltose Express was among the companies pouring their beer at the first annual CT Beer Trail Winterfest tasting event held at City Steam Brewery on March 1st. We poured our clones of Franziskaner Wheat Beer, J W Lees Manchester star and our own Teddy Hopper IPA.
City Steam Brewery in Hartford
Mark and . . . → Read More: CT Beer Trail Event
In our newsletter we wrote about the White Labs product named Clarity-Ferm that is used to prevent chill haze in beer. As a side-effect, it appears to sharply reduce the gluten content of a beer. Current methods for brewing low gluten or gluten free beers involve using grains other than barley . . . → Read More: Clarity Ferm Beta Testing
Spring 2012 Open House
Join us on Saturday March 3, 2012 from 11-4 pm for our Open House. We will have samples of homebrew including new beer recipes from our forthcoming book, homemade wine, mead, cider and more. Light fare will be provided by My Place Restaurant from Newtown. Breweries who . . . → Read More: Spring Newsletter 2012