Oct 18

It ain’t me, it ain’t me

Websters defines “lucky” as having or marked by good luck; fortunate (hi, Julia) There have been many times in the history of Community Beer…

Mar 08

The thick of it

Remember last week when I said it would probably be about four weeks until we were selling beer? That was pretty awesome. Right after I took this picture Rudy told me how…

Feb 09


Ethan got into this a bit earlier this week, but when writing weekly updates on what’s going on with the brewery it can be easy to forget that “construction is coming along nicely; look, coolers!” is interesting but has no real information on definite dates. This is partly because we don’t know any…

Jan 19

Make it rain!

Now that our Kickstarter has been funded, it’s time to spend lots of money. On cool stuff, though! Firstly Kickstarter. The stickers and coasters are done, and now we’re focusing on the glasses and growlers. They’ll take about a month to produce, so we’ll likely be waiting on them before everything is ready. If you…

Oct 16
CBW Live!

On feathers and mills

When our construction started, Greg sent everyone at CBW an email. He warned us that it would be a slow start, but that it would pick up and the big changes would come. He’s an architect, so I figured he knew what he was talking about. Sure enough, the first week saw little…

Sep 22

So it begins!

This Monday, the largest ever gathering of the CBW family convened at Santasiero’s. Five owners, three wives, four sons and one daughter managed to take up the entire back room, and we supped on spaghetti, eggplant parmesan, pasta fagioli and other Italian delights.

Dec 31

Week one

Happy new year, everyone.

Dec 24

A Christmas Poem

‘Twas two nights before Christmas 10:15, at least. Not a creature was stirring (except for the yeast) Lafayette Ave heard quite a ‘Hooray!’ As Community Beer Works moved in today. Dave had gone home; so had Greg, Matt and Chris. Ethan and Dan had given their wives a kiss. Rudy remained,…

Dec 22

Closing for the holidays

Do you know what we at CBW really want for Christmas, Hanukkah, Festivus and the like? A building. Our building. The one we can brew in, and have meetings in. A place to call…