Altitude+Ballast Point+Flavors of Asia

Greetings from the brewery! We have lots of new, awesome beers on tap here at Altitude including some special guest taps (which won’t last long). We’d love to pour you one, so come by and see us. Additionally, we still have some seats remaining for a very special event going down here Saturday, April 16th. We are partnering with the … Read More

New belgian style blond beer on tap today!

Friends of altitude, A new beer is on tap today at altitude. “Temptress” (6.6% ABV) is a belgian style blond beer that leans heavily on hop aroma and flavor.  the beer has a cloudy appearance from this unique strain of belgian yeast that is quite fruity in flavor. Happy friday,jared— Jared LongHead BrewerAltitude Chophouse and Brewery

2 New Pilot Beers Today

Hi all, Two new pilots go on tap tomorrow (friday), during happy hour: 1) DJ Jazzy Hefe – weizenbock with cocoa nibs and assorted spices (5.5%)  (brewed by nathan)2) Fresh Prince of Altitude – belgian style abbey ale (8.4%) (brewed by jared) Come try,jared“pilot”

Pilot Beer Questions…. Answered.

Beer fans: I’ve been getting a lot of questions about some recent beers to come out of the pilot system, particularly “The Pumpkin Pilot” and “I want you in the morning”.  Most of those questions revolve around the use of specialty ingredients, so I thought I’d talk a little bit about my process when going beyond malt, hops, water and … Read More

Two New Pilot Beers Friday

Hi beer fans, Two new awesome pilot beers will go on tap this friday (happy hour): 1) “The Pumpkin Pilot” – belgian pumpkin beer with Laramie-grown pumpkins (UW ACRES farm) and pumpkin pie spices.  7.9% ABV. 2) “I Want You in the Morning” – Strong breakfast beer with espresso, brown sugar, oats and vanilla.  8.0% ABV. See you at altitude,jared“pilot”

New Vanilla Porter Tapped Today and 2 More On The Way!

Hi all, A couple of updates: 1) vanilla porter will be tapped today around 5 pm. 2) my to-be-named pumpkin beer will go on tap next friday 3) “i want you in the morning” will also go on tap late next week 4) in the coming weeks we will have a new batch of bottles ready for sale.  we’re still … Read More

New pilot beer will be tapped this coming thursday

Greetings. A new pilot beer will be tapped this coming thursday at happy hour. “Meeting of the minds volume 2: oberon” is a belgian blond session ale (5.0% abv) dry hopped with citra and amarillo hops.  i worked with jordan wambeke on this beer – a member of the laramie homebrew club – who won our in-house competition for session … Read More

European Brewing Inspiration

greetings altitude friends and fans, I recently returned from a month of travel in Europe where brewing inspiration was in no short supply. There are far too many specific beers/destinations to mention, but I think I’ve had enough distance from the trip at this point to make sense of things and identify the most formative brewing lessons/revelations that I’ll be bringing back: … Read More

First Bottled Beer – “mary magdalene” is a belgian golden ale (8% ABV)

today is a special day for us at altitude, as we will be releasing our first bottled beer, “mary magdalene”. “mary magdalene” is a belgian golden ale (8% ABV) with lovely american hop flavors (cascade and amarillo).  secondary fermentation in the bottle, 750 mL cork and cage.  we only have 36 bottles, and they will likely go fast.  $13 per … Read More

Pilot Brewing System Officially Launched

After nearly a year of scheming, remodeling and patience, the Pilot System has officially launched at Altitude.  A big thanks to everyone who showed up for the official release party – if the amount of beer consumed is any indication, a good time was had by many. Several exciting pilot-related developments that I wanted to let everyone in on: 1)    … Read More