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AABG Sour Wine Barrel – Flanders Red Fill

This post provides an update on the 2010 sour wine barrel project initially described here: http://aabg.org/2010/04/26/aabg-sour-wine-barrel-initial-fill/ On 8/21 a group of AABG brewers emptied the saison from the barrel, distributing to the ten brewers who had originally contributed. Final gravity was measured at 1.007, and tasting showed a fairly tart Read more…

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AABG Sour Wine Barrel – Initial Fill

The AABG purchased a used barrel from 2 Lads Winery of Traverse City, where it had previously held Cabernet Franc.  The barrel itself is the Bordeaux Export model made by Radoux Cooperage (French oak, M+ toast, 2007).  It was delivered to Aron Butler’s house in Pittsfield Twp on April 18, 2010.  The basement there Read more…

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ABC Brews Crews Competition 2008

The second annual Arbor Brewing Company Brews Crews homebrew competition took place June 7th at the Corner Brewery in Ypsilanti. Best of show went to David Curtis for his Northern English Brown Ale. A full list of winners can be found here, and the winning recipe can be found here Read more…

By Aron Butler, ago