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A nano-brewery and specialty coffee shop in downtown Tucson, AZ.
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Posted by mike gura (Creator)

Hello everyone,

I hope you are having a good summer. The summer started a bit on the rough side for me with a nasty bout of malaria. Slowed me down for a little while, but I am mostly back to normal now. The show is still moving on. Our brewing tanks came in from Stout Tanks in Portland Oregon. They look beautiful and are of high quality, definitely worth the six month wait. We scored a great deal on new kegs. Another brewery had ordered some kegs, had their name stamped in them, and then decided not to buy them so we got a bit of a discount on them. The manufacturer even tack welded a little plate over the name for us.

The Historical Society (the managers of our state owned building) approved our design at their meeting in Flagstaff last Friday.I was told that they are in the process of getting the lease drawn up. Once that is done we can really kick it into high gear.

Cody and I have been brewing lately: tweaking recipes using different yeast strains, experimenting with different hop varieties, etc. We hope to have a tasting party with the fruits of our labor in the next month to six weeks. If you have any style requests let us know and we will try and do it.

Have a great weekend,



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    1. Sarah Trainor on

      Hey there, I was curious what the status was on the mugs? I've moved out of town but would still like the mug!

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      mike gura Creator on

      Rye malt can add a very nice complexity to a beer, sure we could work some in.

    3. The Brewery Incubator on

      Congratulations! We just picked up our tanks from Stout in Portland too! Pretty jealous of the kegs you snagged!

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      Curtis Gunn on

      A very hoppy Pacific NW-style IPA with some rye in the grain bill. A Rye IPA.

    5. Simmons Buntin on

      Great news, Mike, and I sure hope you're fully mended now, or close to it. You know, one of the best and most unique craft-brewed beers I've had was from Austin's now-defunct Waterloo Brewing Company. It was a dark rye, unfiltered. Like a dark wheat beer: smooth, great flavor, beautiful color. I'd love to taste something like that from you!