#ShopLocal For the Season

It’s coming…support local and #ShopSmall A photo posted by Erie Ale Works (@eriealeworks) on Nov 11, 2014 at 12:54pm PST Thanksgiving is upon us my friends! Hardcore Christmas shopping season will start this Friday. When your out-of-town guests are visiting,

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So we brewed some beer.

Batch #1 is in the books! Three and a half years ago Steve and I sat on my patio and wondered if we could actually pull off building a brewery. It took us a little while, but we did it.

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The TTB Likes Our Label

Our label is all approved so you’ll start to see these brands floating around town once we begin production. We sampled three of them at Beer on the Bay and received some pretty good feedback on all of them. We ran

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Embrace the Flame

Embrace the Flame

Last week we started up our four burners to test out their eyebrow-melting potential and we weren’t let down (Stolen from Steve’s Instagram account):   We have the only direct-fire brewhouse in Erie (maybe for a reason? Guess we’ll find out!) so

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The Stainless Has Arrived

  If you don’t follow us on any of our social media you may have missed this, OUR BREWERY EQUIPMENT HAS ARRIVED! More items arrive this coming week and our equipment starts to move to their final locations within the

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Three Years’ Worth

Test batching at EAW

Build-out Update This month marks the third anniversary of this brewery project’s inception. Steve and I were sitting on our back patio with our buddy Ben tossing the idea around of actually doing this for a living. Fast-forward 36 months –

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The Shop

  The lease is signed, licensing is underway. We have a location to produce some beer. More to come shortly, but here’s the spot: http://eriealeworks.com/our-location/.   Woo!

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Pale Wheat Ale Experiments

We brewed a test batch of pale wheat ale on our new equipment Sunday, the hottest day in recent memory. It turned out pretty well before pitching yeast. We think this pale wheat will be one of our mainstays, it

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We’re Still Alive & Kicking

It’s been roughly seven months since the end of our Kickstarter campaign and Steve and I thought we should update you on our progress so far.  To the outsider it may appear that we’ve not been up to much, but

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We’re back!

Erie Ale Works - Growler Seat

Due to a very unfortunate series of events we lost our hosting for eriealeworks.com.  But, through a series of fortunate events, we’re back online!   As a welcome back to the Interwebs, here’s a semi-hilarious photo of a seat belted

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