Posts By: jklick

Oktoberfest

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Guten Tag! This Saturday, October 13th, we will be hosting our First Annual Oktoberfest at the brewery! Start your day with the debut of our Excelsior Oktoberfest Märzen, while working on your Hammerschlagen skills under our outdoor tent. Once 2:00 hits, belly up to the stage to hear Tim Mahoney of NBC’s “The Voice” belt… Read more »

Keggin’ Up!

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Look at that beautiful sight. 200 kegs…all customized…ready to be filled with beer. Such a great thing to see on a Friday morning, we couldn’t be more excited! For those who came out to Taste of the Lakes last night, you already know how awesome of an event it was. For those that didn’t, you… Read more »

What’s Happening with EBC – Sept. 4th – 8th

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Can you believe it’s already been over two months since we opened our doors? Like any other small business, we’ve had our share of triumphs and pitfalls along the way. However, things seem to be hitting a groove and the timing couldn’t be better, as the pace is about to pickup heading into Fall. First… Read more »

Hey there, State Fair!

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Good afternoon folks! First off, thanks to everyone who made it to the taproom last night. You never would have known from the crowd that it was a Thursday, the place was HOPPING. Your desire to drink quality local beer and play copious amounts of Jenga made last night a huge success, we greatly appreciate… Read more »

Helping the hungry…with beer!

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When we started planning out our brewery, the most important idea that we always come back to is supporting our community. Being a local brewery intended in taking care of those who support us, a lot of thought went into the ways we can make our area better, through both our beer and our actions…. Read more »

What’s on Tap July 30 – August 5

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First off, let’s all hear it for ‘Merica and the Olympics kicking off. It’s the only time of the year where people find themselves thoroughly entranced with whether or not the 118 lb girl from Kazakhstan can clean and press 280 lbs (she can, FYI) or who will come home with the Air Rifle gold?… Read more »

Finishing Up Month #1

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I cannot think of a faster month in my entire life. It seems like just yesterday we were opening our doors on July 2nd, unaware of what kind of support we would see and how our beer would be received. From the first person that walked through our door, we knew this was going to… Read more »

Growler Care and Events

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Good morning folks! Last week we debuted our XLCR Pale Ale to the masses and have gotten some great responses. We’re glad to see that the beer is being well received, thanks to everyone who came out last week. We dig the support! This has meant we are swamped on growler sales at the moment,… Read more »

Friday the 13th Updates

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For those unfamiliar with our Bridge Jumper IPA(ish) story, let me recap. Upon receiving our equipment, we had to take a bit of a stab in the dark as to how much grain we would need for our first official batch of XLCR Pale Ale. After all, we never really had a chance to learn… Read more »