Oh man, it's that time of the week! We are releasing our third Tessa Shackelford Limited Edition 32 Oz. Big Ben Beer Bomb! This one is the Circa Now! IPA. Circa Now! Is a rye IPA brewed with local rye malt from Double Eagle, hopped generously with zythos and ekuanot.
Even though the rain turned on and off, Punkin Drublic beer fest was packed and an amazing success. The lines for Saint Ben were wrapped through the crowd and we managed to pour over two and a half kegs worth of beer. Not a small feat considering the tasting glasses were tiny 2 oz glasses. [...]
Here is how it works- Each month we are going to let an artist use our 32 oz Big Ben cans as a canvas for their work for FOUR limited edition designs. Each week we will produce 150 cans of a different beer which will only be available at a farmers market. The left overs [...]
We just tapped the About:Blanc today! 5% dry hopped German style keller pils. Hopped in the kettle with hallertau mittlefruh, then dry hopped with hallertau blanc. This is delicious and a perfect summer weather session beer so get drinking!
Get ready, cause this is really freaking awesome! Each month we are going to let an artist use our 32 oz Big Ben cans as a canvas for their work for FOUR limited edition designs. Each week we will produce 150 cans of a different beer which will only be available at a farmers market. [...]
Well it looks like we placed a second time at the Philly Brewvitational! Here is how it works, about 40 regional breweries compete in two categories. The first one is always New Beer, the second one is different each time. Generally there are about 70 entries. Last year we swept BOTH first place spots. This [...]
Celebrate all things fermented and distilled at Saint Benjamin's first annual Celebration of Fermentation. Enjoy an afternoon of samples from local brewers, distillers, wine-makers and mead producers. The event will take over two floors of the brewery for a behind-the-scenes experience at a festival unlike any other. Two local food trucks will be on-site with [...]
We sadly must announce that the Junto Coffee Kolsch we hoped to be releasing today will not be arriving at your local bar or bottle shop. After taste testing the beer, it fell short of our standards and we did not want to release a beer we weren't proud of. We do have plenty of [...]
I've heard some people (bartenders even) describe beer served out of a firkin or through a hand pump as "warm, flat beer". I think there is a lot more to it than that. Beer that is served in firkins is naturally conditioned, means that the CO2 in the beer comes from the yeast through fermentation [...]
One of the beers that we brew is not the most "common" among brewery portfolios, but it is one that is near and dear to my heart. The Transcontinental is a malty, amber ale with just a hint of spices and a very drinkable 5.6%. The style is called "California Common" and is based on [...]