Thanksgiving Wine Tasting!
Didn't get a chance to stock up on some quality autumnal wines at our Harvest Time wine tasting? No worries! We have another fantastic line up for you to try this coming Saturday, November 18th from 1-4 PM! Sample some scrumptious Anna Banana's Homemade Goodness, pick up some wine for your Thanksgiving guests, and enjoy our usual tasting discounts of 10% off all bottles, 15% off 6 bottle or more, and 20% off 12 bottles or more. As always, this is a free event and we'd love to see you there!
Thanksgiving Gift Baskets
Want a little something to bring your Thanksgiving host or hostess this year? If you call us and place an order by Nov 20th, we can put together something special for you to pick up! Typically, our gift baskets include two bags of coffee, a diner mug, and some chocolate covered coffee beans, but we can do it to order for you if you have specific products in mind (keep in mind we can't ship wine, but if you're picking the basket up in-store we'd likely be able to accommodate you)! Call us at (508) 393-2821 for details and pricing (typical range is $50-75)!
I mustache-you a question...
Do you love a good coffee/dark beer combo? Then you have to try Cold Harbor's brand new Mustache Stout! We've teamed up to create an amazing combination of Cold Harbor oatmeal stout and Armeno coffee to give you a beer experience like no other. The launch party at Cold Harbor was just this past weekend, and we this week, we'll be picking up cans (4-packs only; $15) to sell here at the mill for you to take home!
This Week’s Toasty Tidbit: Coffee Beers
Though it's not clear who first came up with the idea of combining coffee and beer, some think it was likely born out of the homebrew craze of the '90s. At the very least, in the last 10-15 years the combo has exploded, seeming to be a staple at nearly every microbrewery you visit. After all, what's not to love? Coffee's natural bitterness pairs perfectly with dark porters and stouts, which already often have notes of coffee all on their own. Some brewers are even expanding their coffee beer horizons by experimenting with cream ales and India pale ales.
How's this magical concoction made? Oftentimes, by using cold brew. Some brewers actually steep the grounds (or whole beans) using their beer instead of water, but most will make a batch of cold brew coffee and then add a carefully measured ratio (done to taste) of the concentrate into their beer right after fermentation/before bottling. This helps keep acidity levels low and the coffee flavor and aroma prevalent. Cheers!
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