Posts By: jklick

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 »

Our Time to Shine!

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In case you missed the news yesterday, we’re pretty cool. As further proof of this, Kare11 had President John Klick and Head Brewer Bob DuVernois on to talk about our story and, most importantly, try our XLCR Pale Ale. Just released yesterday, you can grab XLCR at 318, Republic and the taproom in Excelsior. Thanks… Read more »

Kare 11 Microbrewery of the Week!

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We are officially the Kare 11 Microbrewery of the Week, and we think that’s pretty darn neat! Check out the link below to hear what the folks behind Excelsior Brewing have to say on where we’ve come from, where we are, and where we’re going. Cheers! http://www.kare11.com/news/news_article.aspx?storyid=982712

Opening Week

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5 ½ days, 29 kegs of beer, over 1,000 visitors and one heck of an opening week have left us speechless. First and foremost, we want to say THANK YOU to all that stopped by and enjoyed a Bridge Jumper with us. Whether it was a taster, a pint or a growler, it was overwhelming… Read more »