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“When down the shore....it just makes sense."

City to Shore Reviews

At CMBC, this is one of our favorite times of the year. The summer season is in full swing, we’ve got some of our favorite beers on tap in the Tasting Room, and we’re ramping things up for one of our biggest community initiatives: BikeMS: City to Shore!

We’ve been sponsoring a team for as long as anyone around here can remember, and we’ve raised a pretty penny for multiple sclerosis research and support in the process: over $100,000.

It doesn’t hurt things that we come out with one of our favorite beers in conjunction with the ride. We usually release our Double IPA City to Shore the weekend of the ride, but we’re moving it up in the rotation this year to help our team with their fundraising.

And because it’s just so damn good that we wanted it sooner, and, since we make the beer, we get to decide.

We throw down some sexy hops in this one: Citra, Amarillo, and Simcoe bring a ton of citrus and grapefruit flavors, balanced perfectly by a touch of pilsner malts and our London Ale yeast.

We’re big fans of it around the brewery, and our fans are big fans, too. Read what they have to say!

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“I love the beer community,” she says. “Everyone’s so happy in brewery life.”

Welcome Christine!

The newest member of our Brewtique Crew, Christine Marsh, has spent the past few years researching for her new role.

“Christine came to is with an impressive background in the craft beer business,” says Tasting Room General Manager Chris Costello. “She’d spent a number of years working for Harpoon in their tasting room in Vermont. She’s been a great addition to the Brewtique, but I know she has her eye on getting back behind the bar.”

Welcome Christine!

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"Tan Limes! It's light yummy and refreshing."

Independence Day Traditions

The Brewers Association has declared July 3rd to be “National Independent Beer Run Day” — you gotta go out to grab your independent beer before you can celebrate your independent nation.

Luckily, if you need to make a beer run, our Tasting Room and Brewtique will be open from 11am to 9pm for you to grab your favorite independent beer.

We caught up with the Brew Crew to see what they’d be sampling this year. Check it out!

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“It's very well rounded, rich, sharp, super bright, tangy, and just a little bit of alcohol heat coming through,” Brian says, “bringing a subtle warming quality that helps you realize it's an almost 12% beer.”

Fleetingly Anchored

There’s something to be said for history. While some may think it’s bunk, the rest of us know that we need to learn it or be doomed to repeat it.

When it comes to barrel-aging beer, it’s not so much being doomed to repeat it, it’s more like hoping we get something close to repeating it.

You see, when you barrel age a beer, it changes the beer, certainly, but it also changes the barrels. There’s an exchange: the barrel’s character seeps into the beer, and the beer gives a little bit of itself back.

It’s a dance. It’s symbiotic. 

So, while the newest in our Barrel Aged Series, Fleetingly Anchored, was racked in the same barrels that held the first critically-acclaimed release in that series, The Keel, as well as Beer Connoisseur’s Best Beer of 2017, The Topsail, things are different now. Things have changed. Those beers have irrevocably changed those barrels.

Yet, those beaten up, used, oaken red wine barrels hold the history of what came before. They carry a bit of The Keel and The Topsail with them. 

We know that we can’t repeat the past. 

However, we’re going to have to take the advice of Jay Gatsby on this one. “Can’t repeat the past?” he’d cry incredulously. “Why of course you can!”

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“I really enjoy the atmosphere and the people that I work with."

Welcome Taylor!

Some people know what they want out of life right out of the gate, but some people need a chance to figure that out. Taylor Coleman, the newest member of our Brewtique Team, is one of the latter.

“Taylor has a background in fashion so a spot in our fashion headquarters was the perfect fit,” says Tasting Room General Manager Chris Costello. “She brings a great willingness to learn about the beer industry and looks for any opportunity to help around the Tasting Room.”

Welcome Taylor!

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New Merch!

We are completely revamping all of our merch.

Like… all of it. Every. Single. Piece.

The good news is that, if you’ve been waiting to grab an old piece of merch at a great price, now’s the time to do it, as we’ve got everything on sale to make room.

The better news is that we’ve got over forty pieces of new merchandise coming throughout the summer, just waiting to be discovered.

Check out a few of them below!

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“It really was a perfect pairing.”

The Shower

There are some beers that spend months in development: weeks spent fine-tuning the recipe, multiple iterations of R.A.D.s, listening intently to feedback, then going back and revamping the recipe to begin the process all over again.

Then, there are some beers that our fans say, “Hey, mix these two together because I think that would be tasty.”

Luckily… our fans have good taste.

The Shower is one of the latter: the marriage of our OG sour beer, Tower 23, and our fan-favorite cranberry shandy, The Bog

So, to celebrate our eighth anniversary, we’re canning it up and bringing it to you!

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“It's the lure of more hops that did it, because who doesn't love more hops?"

Anniversary Ale 8

Bob Ross taught us that we don’t make mistakes, we make happy accidents. Those are certainly words to live by, particularly in the brewing world.

For example, if we hadn’t mucked up a batch of Cranberry Wheat back in the day, we wouldn’t have The Bog. That, certainly, is a happy accident.

However, that happy accident happened over six years ago. Six years later, with eight years of brewing under our collective belt, mistakes are fewer and farther between. When they happen — and they do — they’re much smaller mistakes than over-cranberrying a Cranberry Wheat.

It’s ironic that something as simple as an added word in a description could affect the entire recipe of a beer. 

Even more ironic that it’s what happened to the brew meant to celebrate eight years of killer beers, Anniversary Ale 8.

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“There’s no roof for where it’s gonna go. The trajectory is unquestionable. You guys know what you’re doing. WE know what we’re doing, I guess I can say that now.”

Welcome Connor!

Having been here a few years, we’ve noticed a trend: each summer, we’ll get a recent college graduate or two who are looking to have one final fun summer before embarking on their career track.

Connor was looking for a fun summer before stepping into corporate America,” Chris explains. “Luckily, I needed someone to sling some kegs. Connor was the perfect fit. He brings great excitement to the team and a go-getter attitude.”

Welcome Connor!

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“It’s awesome,” he says. “It’s laid back and friendly. Everyone’s upbeat and positive. It’s been great so far.”

Welcome Brendan

One of the great things about this business is that we’re always running into other people in the same business. Out in the field, at bars and at conventions, the brewing community is a tight-knit one.

That’s why, when we needed a new Draft Technician, finding someone with experience wasn’t difficult.

“Brendan brings a wealth of experience to the position with over five years of draft cleaning in New Jersey and Utah,” says Distribution Manager Justin Vitti. “He also has a sharp and dry wit about him that adds to the chemistry of the Distribution team at Cape Beverage. Ask him one day about his ever-changing mustache and facial hair, too!”

Welcome our new Line Technician, Brendan Carolan!

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