Cloud Palace Can Release

Feel free to skip down for details on our first can release next Sunday (4/28), but there is so much more going on! We recently tapped two unique new IPAs. The idea was to push "hazy" IPA in two different directions: Western Shore is our reimagining of a West Coast...

Cans, DIPA and Coffee!

The last few weeks the tasting room has been pretty slammed. We did our best to keep up with demand by filling our 20 bbl fermentor with a double batch of Pillowfort (which  allowed a mega-sized variant Vanillafort). Both barely survived the weekend. Which is fine,...

Days of Hops and Barrels!

January was a fun month! We released our first barrel-aged beer, Rum Apple Apple (apple tripel aged in a Jamaican rum barrel). Survived our first double-batch brew day for Pillowfort batch #2. Finally got an upgrade to our gas line/meter (now we can brew beer and have...

The Exciting Year

2018 was a pretty crazy year: we quit our desk jobs, got licensed, installed a brewery, and brewed and sold our first beers! It was at times the most exciting, scary, confusing, tiring, and fun experiences of our lives. It only worked thanks to our...

November Progress – December Happenings

November was another busy month filled with hard work and delicious beer. We can't believe that December marks a year since we took possession of the brewery space!Snip Snap: The Little DIPA that CouldWe got a taste of the hype-sauce whale train with the...

New DIPA and Sundays!

Wake up, it’s Double IPA release day! At 4 PM today we’re tapping Snip Snap, which is 7.9% ABV and chock-full of Citra and Galaxy (double-dry-hopped with 4.4 lbs per barrel). The resulting flavor is juicy, tropical, citrusy, with a hint of vanilla from our...

Progress: October

First off, thanks for your tremendous support during our first full month of operation! It’s been so wonderful to see so many of you from near and far: shake hands, talk beer, give tours, and share our beers! We’ve appreciated...

Progress: September

We made it! Our tasting room is now open Thursdays and Fridays 4-10 PM and Saturdays noon-10 PM. We’ll be adding Sundays in a couple weeks when our liquor license is finalized and likely expanding the weekday hours later this fall! In addition to 7 or 14...

Progress: August

Sapwood Cellars has finally made it to the most important step towards opening, brewing beer! August saw our first four batches: 1. Test batch to propagate our house saison culture (and homebrew wort giveaway). 2. The inaugural batch of House Saison (aka...

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Lastest Interview

We were recently featured on a podcast by @goodbeerhunting where we discussed starting a brewery and hazy hoppy beer. Pour one and have a listen!

 

About Scott Janish

A beer writer and researcher, Scott does deep dives into the scientific literature of brewing and applies it to modern day brewing practices. Check out his work here! Scott is currently writing a book tentatively titled, “The New IPA: Scientific Guide to Hop Aroma and Flavor.”

 

 

 

 

About Michael Tonsmeire

Michael writes The Mad Fermentationist blog and the Advanced Brewing column for Brew Your Own Magazine. His book, American Sour Beers (Brewer’s Publications, 2014) is a resource for homebrewers and craft brewers alike. He worked as a consultant for Modern Times and a dozen other craft breweries before starting his own.

 

 

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