Sunday, July 31, 2011
Stillwater Artisanal Ales Coming to Town
Louisiana continues to make major strides in the craft beer world in 2011. Not only did we pick up some great beers from Utah Brewers Cooperative, Stoudt's Brewing and the La Chouffe family but we will also be seeing Ommegang in the middle of August. I now just heard that we will be getting Stillwater Artisanal Ales along with the other brews from 12 Percent Importers. Wow! Now all we need is more craft/import beer drinkers and we'll be good!
Stillwater Artisinal was started by Brian Strumke who has a knack for brewing Belgian style saisons and sours. He is a Mikkeller-esque style brewer so there is no actual brewery and he floats around like a gypsy and brews at others facilities. I haven't had anything from this company yet but am really looking forward to it. They show some really solid scores on Beeradvocate.com. And check out the artwork on these labels! Very cool!
Congrats goes out to Southern Eagle Distributors for this pick up as well. Matt and crew have been doing a great job of scrambling and picking up some quality craft beer brands! Good job guys!
Can't wait to see these brews on the shelves!
The Beer Buddha
PS Don't forget to vote for your favorite New Orleans beer blog in The Gambit's Best of New Orleans 2011!!