Archive for the ‘Operations’ Category

Day 50: Playing tennis

I’m typing this in the basement pub of our home; a windowless man-cave, surrounded by bubbling fermenters and empty bottles of beers from around the world.


Filed: ESB Background, Marketing, Operations

Day 1: Taking the Plunge

Richard Brewer-Hay has left his day job in silicon valley to get into the beer business full time.


Filed: Beer Industry, Brewing, ESB Background, Operations

ESBrew 2012 – Batch #2 – Daddy’s Chocolate Milk

The first Daddy’s Chocolate Milk brew of the year… some wort-chiling issues… and episode 3 of The Famous podcast.


Filed: Brewing, Operations

Introducing #ESBrew2012, Bluesbreaker’s Black IPA and The Famous’ podcast

Learn about our latest beer, listen to some great music and welcome, one and all, to ESBrew 2012!!


Filed: Brewing, Events, Operations

Elizabeth Street Brewery Update – January 2012

A 2011 recap and 2012 preview of the Elizabeth Street Brewery. Watch this space…


Filed: Brewing, ESB Background, Events, Marketing, Operations

Introducing our latest addition to the Elizabeth Street Brewery: MOLLY

We are now an official LLC and have our sellers permit (for merchandise, etc.) and we have a new 20-gallon brewing sculpture built by the good folks at


Filed: Brewing, Operations

Elizabeth Street Brewery profiled in Draft Magazine

Before we left for the Craft Brewers Conference in Chicago, I sat down with Chris Galvin in our pub to talk about what we’re up to and hoping to accomplish with the pub. You can read the profile as a result of his interview over in Draft Magazine by clicking here. Cheers! Richard.


Filed: Beer Industry, ESB Background, Marketing, Operations

ESB open on 12/5/09 – Serving our newest brew

All, Just a quick update to let you know that we’ll be opening up the doors for 4 hours on Saturday from Noon – 4pm. We’ll be serving 3 beers for your enjoyment: Daddy’s Chocolate Milk, Quincy’s Winter Warmer and we’ll be pouring – for the first time ever – Grandpa Jack Ale in honor […]


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The final 3 gallons of Pro-Am ESB

All, I had to share this video of me tapping the last 3 gallons of the Elizabeth Street Bitter brewed at 21st Amendment for the GABF Pro-Am earlier this Fall. I debated putting this video up because it proves that I have absolutely no idea what I’m doing. The beer, on the other hand, was […]


Filed: Brewing, Events, Operations

INPUT NEEDED: What should we brew next?

As you know, we pride ourselves on being a pub “for the people, by the people.” With that in mind, we’re going to start taking brew polls to determine what gets brewed at the pub from time to time. This week’s poll gives you three decidedly different brews to choose from. Polls close later this […]


Filed: Brewing, Events, Marketing, Operations

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