Real Food, Real Beer, Real People

What’s all this talk about Vegan?

OK, Ok, so I am not a consistent blogger I will try to work on that.  Just to catch up a bit first. I made it to GABF but we did not win anything.  I did taste some great beers, was in awe of the Brew Pub Pavilion, got a little fed up with the Guild Booth and drank a …


2015 GABF – Can I get there from here?

This year was very hectic for me leading up to the GABF.   Our Chef Tom gave two weeks’ notice a week prior to the GABF, due to personal reasons with which I really understand and sympathize. The same day our Assistant Manager Nick gave notice he is moving on to a career with the Marriot! Unfortunately for me our other …


Oktoberfest, it’s coming…

Ok, so many of you are not as into Marzen, or Oktoberfest Beers as I am. Besides the CBH Oktoberfest that Dave Fitch has brewed for us here, and that is fermenting quite nicely in the Brew pub as you read this, we have already acquired the following Oktoberfest beers so might enjoy flights to compare and contrast these great …


What is a saisonnier?

A saisonnier is a French seasonal worker and in our context a seasonal farm worker in belgium. These hard working people were the man consumers of French Farm House Ales or Saisons as we like to call them.   Our latest brew at the Cambridge House Brew Pub is a saison we call the Farmer’s Daughter.   This style of …


When does one equal two?

When is one beer actually two beers?   At the Cambridge House Brew Pub of Granby we brew our beer 7 barrels at a time. That’s typically 7 barrels of one style. But sometimes, one brew can actually be two.   So how did we make two beers out of one brew?   First we push our mash tun to …


Labor Day Update

Happy Labor Day! ` I hope everyone enjoyed their summer as much as I did. But now it is time to get back to work or school or both and that means that now it is the unofficial start of beer season! Fortunately we have plenty of choices over here at CBH. As always, we have our crisp and refreshing …


Spring is Here!

It is starting to feel like Spring outside and I am starting to think about warm days on our patio with a cold beer. Next week on Wednesday the 26th we will be celebrating our 9th Birthday here at the Cambridge House!  Come on by and try some very tasty appetizer specials.  We will also be pouring a cask of something special! …


MikeY Says Hoppy Holidays!

Home for the Holidays? It is a great time to come on down and hoist a pint.  We have some tasty offerings on tap right now.  Alt ’45’ is a old staple here at CBH and it is back on tap for the first time in a couple years!  Alt is German for old and this ‘old’ style is smooth …


MikeY says……

Hello All,    My name is Mike Yates and I am the brewer here at CBH.  I took over the brewing duties this summer and have been busy ever since.   I have been keeping our Flagship brews IPA and Kolsch on tap all the time and rotating other favorites.   Currently we have an old favorite Alt ’45’ on.  It is a German style light …


Wet Hops Coming to CBH Granby!

I’m back again and super excited for new up and coming IPAs at the Cambridge House. Now these won’t be our everyday flagship IPA people…We are having FRESH HOPS  flown in overnight from Washington state! Freshly picked and ready to start a brewin’. CBH will be tapping 2 different wet hopped beers mid/late September. For those who are unfamiliar, the term “wet …