Brooklyn Brewery Announces The Companion
The folks at Brooklyn Brewery are making the most of things since expanding their brewhouse earlier this year. Here are a few updates that should interest the thirsty masses.
This week, Garrett Oliver brewed the next beer in the Brewmaster’s Reserve series, said brewery spokesman Dan D’Ippolito. It’s called The Companion and will be released in conjunction with The Oxford Companion to Beer. Garrett serves as editor-in-chief of the book and led a strong stable of beer writers (including yours truly) to create an impressive tome with more than 1,100 subjects making it the most comprehensive book on beer ever published.
Garrett and the book’s Associate Editor, Horst Dornbusch brewed the wheat wine style together. It will be released in September and is brewed using new wheat and barley floor malts by Weyermann Maltings of Bamberg. Thomas Weyermann was also be in attendance.
In other news:
Brooklyn Sorachi Ace is now being produced full-time, so it will be easier to find on shelves.
This fall, the Oktoberfest will have a new label look. (image on the right)
There’s a new mural that graces the exterior wall of the brewhouse and is sure to please art fans.
And if you missed it from an earlier post check out the video interview I did with Garrett a few months ago from the Brewery’s barrel room.