You’re looking at a 3-gallon “cornie” keg which we use to serve cask ale (alongside a gravity cask too). Before the pitchforks and torches come out (cask enthusiasts like their tradition!) let is be known this is a concept we picked up on while visiting England.
We “cask” condition our beer in the cornie exactly the same as we do in a traditional cask. We then hookup the cornie to a hand pump and use a “breather” to fill the headspace with CO2 caused by the draw from the pump. This preserves the beer (not allowing any spoiling O2 to enter) but doesn’t carbonate the beer whatsoever. Basically this is a bit of the old and a bit of the new – as mentioned it’s a practice now used throughout the UK. – Rulpsen
We were thrilled to have JSBX play our Tap Room last night and what a show!
See that blue glowing box to the right? That was a theramin used to full effect throughout the show! The music was hard, fast and loud just like we like it.
Our stage couldn’t contain the rock ‘n roll fury! Be careful up there Jon! And thanks for creating one of the most memorable nights we’re had! – Rulpsen
We are pleased to once again host the judging for the Northeast district’s National Homebrew Competition. We can say that the judging was intense – these dudes (and dudettes) are serious! Good luck all that entered – Rulpsen
BON BON on its way up to you! – Rulpsen
We’ve been meaning to brew this new IPA for quite some time, and when the opening appeared in our brew schedule we took the opportunity. All domestic hopping on this one, and it’ll be on tap the 2nd week of April. If there’s a bustle in your hedgerow, don’t be alarmed now. – Rulpsen
You asked for it, we’re giving it to you. Simple as that! -Rulpsen
For those of you graham crackered of the wait, KEITH will return on nitro and in casks soon enough. Ta! – Rulpsen
Our latest batch (V) of MAD MICHAEL is now on tap. (We had hoped to have this available in bottled version too but the bottling Gods didn’t cooperate). – Rulpsen
By now we hope you know “BON BON” is back on tap. As well, we bottled the largest amount to date of this beer which you’ll now see throughout NY. (Shown below is a portion of the “BON BON” bottles ready to be shipped out). Also, FULL-STACK will return on tap and in bottles in mid-March. – Rulpsen
What you’re looking at here is our new jockey box cover – designed to fit over our cooler that dispenses beer at events, and ICYMI, shaped like a guitar amplifier. Drink it loud! – Rulpsen