Happenings in the Brewery...
Welcome to our News Page written by the brewers for our consumers and beer enthusiasts.
Head Brewer Evan Fritz
Assistant Brewer Donovan Krebs
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BREWERS VISIT VISTA HOP FARM and BREW VISTA HARVEST ALE
Every fall before hops are harvested, a handful of breweries will brew a Harvest Ale using mostly or only fresh, wet hops. The Manayunk Brewing team hooked up with our friends at Vista Hop Farm in Orefield, PA (near Allentown) to hand-pick fresh Cascade and Nugget hops. We added over 25 pounds of the wet hops to the kettle within 12 hours of being picked, adding incredibly fresh, crisp, earthy notes not found when simply using dried hops.
MANAYUNK BREWING COMPANY ANNOUNCES CAN DISTRIBUTION
As of 2013, Manayunk Brewing Company has expanded into beer can distribution. We have packaged our three flagship brews: Dreamin' Double IPA, Schuylkill Punch and Monk From The 'Yunk. You will see these cases distributed in surrounding Philadelphia and South Jersey locations, as well as available by 4-packs at the brewery. These three are just the start. In the summer, look for our classic easy drinking beer Summer Paradise. As the weather cools down, we will be introducing some of our holiday favorites like Yunkin' Punkin' and Festivus.
A movable beer-canning operation makes its local debut
Official Siembra Saison Brew Day
This new collaboration between David Suro-Piñera, President of Siembra Azul Tequila in Mexico, Jimmy and Nick from Barry's Homebrew and Manayunk Brewery will be released in late spring. The beer will be aged in virgin oak barrels that have housed Mexican Tequila from the Siembra Azul Distillery for several years. The barrels are due to arrive in about a week. Stay tuned on the progress Siembra Saison!
Pictured in Photo from Left to Right: Manayunk Brewers; Doug, Bill and Evan, Nick Less, Co-Owner of Barry's Homebrew in Philly and David Suro-Piñera, President of Siembra Azul Tequila in Mexico.
Manayunk Brewery Welcomes Iron Abbey
In the spring of 2012, Rui Lucas of Iron Abbey in Horsham, PA approached Manayunk Brewery about doing a collaboration beer. The seed was planted and it was mutually decided that the first beer in a series of three would be a Belgian Dubbel infused with tart cherries. The recipe was formulated and the brewers from Manayunk made the trek to Horsham to brew a pilot batch. Abattia Octo 8 was born. This beer will be available exclusively at the Iron Abbey in late September 2012 with future beers in this series available throughout 2013. Rui and some of his friends came to the brewery in Manayunk to help out with the brewing. Below are some pictures from that day.
2014 Manayunk Beer Festival