End of Harvest (Small Batch Fruit Experimentation)

Grand Lake Farmers Market in Oakland, CA has proven to be invaluable in us acquiring fantastic fruit for small batch experimentation. I was recently there to pick up some special peaches and pluots for a few 3 gallon experiments. I found myself getting lost... distracted by the great weather, colorful fruits, and the fantastic vegetables. I was reminded how lucky I am to live in California where we have access to such wonderful produce.

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Mid year update! (2019)

If you’ve been following along with us on Instagram and Facebook (FYI… we update those a lot more than we do our website), you’ll see we have been keeping busy. We recently poured our beer for the 2nd year in a row at the wonderful Carnivale Brettanomyces in Amsterdam, joined in on another brewing session with the Jacobs brothers in Belgium at Antidoot Wilde Fermenten, and had a collab released at the annual rare beer auction/beer festival Brews For New Avenues in Portland.

Despite all this… we still struggle with finding ourselves much in the same place as we were this time last year. Is AltBrau moving forward? Did our crowdfunding campaign allow us to progress? Where are we going? Let’s save all that for the next blog post and get you caught up with whats going on…

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ABOVE AND BEYOND (Indiegogo Update)

For six months we built our email list via our pre-launch page, researched trends in crowdfunding, organized brewing/blending collaborations, collected contacts for press releases, brainstormed with videographers, worked with merchandise vendors, and so on and so on.

When the time came to click the launch button, I knew I had already gone too far to turn back. I also knew I had organized and planned the execution of our campaign to the best of my ability. We launched to the public on August 6th.

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