January 5, 2015

Doing Our Part

Recycled Packaging Our beer bottles are 85 percent post-consumer recycled glass. Our 4-, 6- and 12-pack carriers are made from recycled cardboard. Close the loop and recycle both the bottles and carriers after consumption.
January 10, 2015

Decoding Beer Labels

ABV, IBU, OG, WTF? Familiarity with these acronyms will help you better appreciate and understand basic beer flavors and styles. Beer typically falls in the range of 4–6% Alcohol By Volume (ABV). ABV is the standard measurement of alcohol content and it is the by-product created by fermentation. Fermentation occurs when yeast breaks down sugars, and brewers can control the final alcohol level by extending or shortening the fermentation time. International Bittering Units (IBU) are a measure of the bitterness […]
January 15, 2015

Meet the Head Brewer: Rich Chapin

STOCK IN BEER Homebrew hobbyist Rich Chapin was working the corporate grind as a stockbroker when owners of Empyrean Brewing Co. invited him to lead their brewing operations more than 20 years ago. Since then, he has brewed over 180 different types of beer and helped the brand grow from a small brewpub serving beer by the pint to a packaging, multistate distribution company. Passionate about the exploration of bold flavors and brewing techniques, Rich creates several new limited and […]

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