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News from the FRB Brewhouse 4/1/19

April 1st, 2019 Posted by 0 thoughts on “News from the FRB Brewhouse 4/1/19”

What’s Releasing this week:

We are happy to report that as of Friday 4/5 Blazing Paddles American Wheat is BACK on the FRB Tapwall!

What’s Brewing this week:

3/25 Siren of the Shenandoah Hefeweizen

What did our week look like? 

        • Brewday preparation for our Siren of the Shenandoah Hefeweizen then brewed the next day.
        • Cleaned more kegs! Stocked the to go can refrigerator. You all are thirsty!
        • Sanitized the Brite Tank and moved Canoe Capitol IPA over to “Flair” (Brite Tank) for carbonating.Cleaned/CIP’ed “Thundercat” (Fermenter)
        • Kegged off Gizmo (Serving Tank). We put the last of the Lost Tree Orange Ginger Saison into Kegs. 
        • Cleaned/CIP’ed “Gizmo” (Serving Tank)
        • Kegged Canoe Capital IPA and moved some to a serving tank. (Gizmo)
        • Cleaned/CIP’ed “Flair” (Brite Tank)
        • Worked on some details for our National Homebrew Day for May 4th /Cinco De Mayo/May the 4th Be with You… Weekend Event that we are planning. Applied for VA BC Banquet License so we can do tastings and have FRB Beer outside. (More details to come on this soon)
        • Worked on some details for creating our new FRB Annual Membership Program that we will be releasing in June. Applied for VA BC Banquet License so we can do invite our Brewery Friends to help us have a mini Beer Fest outside. (More details to come on this soon)
        • Researched some new beer that we plan on releasing in the Fall.
        • Dropped and Harvested yeast from the Knight of the Valley and Friendly Confines Fermenters.
        • Worked with our amazing Neighbor’s at Art in the Valley on some new artwork for labels for a new beer that we have planned. https://artvalleyva.com/
        • Made some plans for our first Craft Beer Fest of 2019. April 6th. Imbibe Fredericksburg, VA. https://www.imbibeva.com/ This one looks to be super cool!
        • Cleaned/CIP’ed and Sanitized “Chopper” (1BBL Brite Tank)
        • Transferred our Trail Series #11 Sabro/Citra IPA over to “Chopper” for carbonation and conditioning.
        • Cleaned/CIP’ed “R2D2” (1BBL Fermenter)
        • Kegged Trail Series #11 Sabro/Citra IPA
        • Cleaned/CIP’ed and Sanitized “Chopper” (1BBL Brite Tank)
        • Had Manager Meeting with FRB General Manager, Kitchen Manager, President, VP, and Entertainment Booking Manager.
        • Worked on our next VA ABC Product Approval submittal
        • Transferred our Blazing Paddles American Wheat over to “Flair” for carbonation and conditioning.
        • Cleaned/CIP’ed “Megatron” (Fermenter)
        • Had a tasty Trail Series #11 Sabro/Citra IPA!


    Questions for me? 

    Are there any questions that you might have about the Brewing Process or running a Brewhouse? I’d be happy to hear them and possibly answer them for you in my next post. Please feel free to email me at tarndt@frontroyalbrewing.com

    Can’t wait to see you all in the Tasting room this week for a tasty beverage!

    Cheers,

    Tim Arndt, Head Brewer Front Royal Brewing Co.

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