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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 …


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 …


The REAL Deal: Cask ale tapping

As part of the CT Beer Trail’s Ales of Honor: Local Beer Supporting Local Troops, this Thursday night the Cambridge House Brew Pub of Granby will be tapping a cask of some real ale! Real ale, you ask? Is there fake ale? Let me explain.    Cask ale, also known as “real ale” is simply the term for unfiltered, unpasteurized beer, with no …