Bourbon Barrel Aged Concrete Pillow Bottle Release

BBA Concrete Pillow

For our First Anniversary in 2013 we brewed a hefty American-styled Barleywine we dubbed Concrete Pillow. We only made 600 bottles available, and the rest of the brew went towards a very limited amount of draft as well as a 12 month slumber in some Wild Turkey Bourbon barrels that had recently been emptied of our Russian Imperial Stout, Leon. Here we are another 12 plus months and we’re ready to let this monster run wild ounce, and only once!

Exhibiting notes of Bourbon, vanilla, maple syrup, deep, earthy oak, and chewy, bready toasted malts, Bourbon Barrel Aged Concrete Pillow will be available for the FIRST AND ONLY TIME EVER at the brewery Saturday, June 21st at 12 Noon to the general public. We again limited the number of bottles to 600, so once they’re gone, they’re gone! We have absolutely no plans to ever age this beer in Bourbon barrels again. You have been warned. Once this train leaves the station it isn’t coming back!

Bottles are $20/each, limit two per person.

This will sell out quickly, so make plans accordingly.

2nd Anniversary Beer Release

Concrete Pillow

First bottle announcement for our 2nd Anniversary bash! Available starting Saturday, June 7th will be our 2nd Anniversary beer, Concrete Pillow, this go round brewed as an English-style Barleywine with American Warrior and Centennial hops. 10.6% ABV, limited to 600 total bottles, two bottle limit per person.

Next bottle announcement coming shortly.

Philly Beer Week: Event Post #3

Philly Beer Week New Beer Release Post #3: The last of our PBW2014 new beer announcements, this one covers our 2nd Anniversary beer, which is a spin on our 1st Anniverary beer, Concrete Pillow. This year we’ve decided to ferment Concrete Pillow with an English ale yeast, but hop it with American hops like Warrior and Centennial and again comes in over 10% ABV. 2014 Concrete Pillow will only be available on draft Sunday, June 1st at The Churchville Inn at our Beer Week Brunch and Saturday, June 7th at our 2nd Anniversary bash. A limited bottling of 600 will be available at our Anniversary event, and we’ve reserved a special spot in some more barrels for another year long slumber as well. T-minus one day until the start of Beer Week, and we’ve got one more announcement to go tomorrow that should kick things off right. Are you ready?

2014 Concrete Pillow

Philly Beer Week: Event Post #2

We’re stoked to be releasing our first sour beer during PBW2014. You may have noticed our collection of wine and bourbon barrels growing over the past 24 months here at the brewery. Eight of those barrels are Port wine barrels from Buckingham Valley Vineyards. 16 months ago we let our Tribute Tripel slumber in these barrels on a cocktail of wild yeast and bacteria from one of our favorite yeast houses. Beast Infection Sour Ale is the end result. It’ll only be available at The Churchville Inn on Sunday, June 1st, Varga Bar on Tuesday, June 3rd, and Bainbridge Street Barrel House on Friday, June 6th, as well as our 2nd Anniversary Party Saturday, June 7th. This will be the only draft available of this beer until the next round of barrels we’ve soured this beer in become available in 2015. A very limited brewery only bottle release will follow in late-June. Get awesome.

Beast Infection

Philly Beer Week: Event Post #1

Philly Beer Week starts in three days. Like every other brewery involved, we’ve planned some events and tappings that we think you might not want to miss. Here’s a limited release beer that we provide as reason number one you may not want to miss any of our events: Bourbon Barrel Aged Concrete Pillow. A very limited amount of this beer will be available during Beer Week. 2014 Wild Turkey BBA Concete Pillow will be tapped at Varga Bar on Tuesday, June 3rd. Two special, single barrel, unblended Glenfiddich, and Jack Daniels versions will also be available at the The Churchville Inn this coming Sunday, June 1st at our Beer Week Brunch as well. Bottled versions of Wild Turkey BBA Concrete Pillow to follow available at the brewery only (mid-June). More beer release and Beer Week event info to follow. You’ve been warned.

2014 BBA Concrete Pillow

2nd Anniversary Party – June 7th

2nd Anniversary Party

That’s right, we’re having another party!

On Saturday, June 7th, come celebrate Neshaminy Creek Brewing turning two with the help from The Slackers, Metroplex, and The Snails!  The fun starts at 12 PM (music begins at 2:30 PM), and is FREE!

Here’s this years Anniversary Tap List!

2013 Wild Turkey BBA Leon Russian Imperial Stout
2013 Concrete Pillow Barleywine (American-style)
2014 Wild Turkey BBA Concrete Pillow Barleywine (American-style)
2014 Concrete Pillow Barleywine (English-style)
2014 Beast Infection Sour Ale (Port-barrel soured Tribute Tripel)
Blitzkrieg Hops Double IPA
Highwater Hefeweizen
Churchville Lager
County Line IPA
Croydon Cream Ale
Trauger Pilsner
Tribute Tripel

We will also have our brand new cans for sale all day! Sorry, no growler fills, takeout bottles and cans only.

We’ll have a two special bottle sales that’ll be announced shortly as well.

Our musical guests this year are:

THE SLACKERS
The Slackers are a classic American band that is equal parts grit and grace. Their slow rise against the odds is a story of perseverance and a belief in their musical vision, what Vic likes to call, “Jamaican Rock N Roll.” While they have been influenced, and even personally taught by Jamaican Ska/Reggae originators, like the Skatalites and the Upsetters (Original backing band for the Wailers), the band sees its music as an extension of the traditions of the United States. This band is equally appreciative of old Blues, Country, 60s Soul, Rock, and Rn’B as it is of Reggae, Rocksteady, Dub, and Ska. It is as if the Rolling Stones or the Yardbirds had grown up on Bob Marley as well as Muddy Waters.

THE SNAILS
The Snails are an eclectic act specializing in various forms of Jamaican music, blended with ragged 50′s rock ‘n’ roll and the sweet sounds of American soul. The band is fronted by Todd Fausnacht on lead guitar, complemented by Tim Hildebrand on rhythm guitar. The driving beats spring from the rhythm section comprised of Josh Parry on drums, Ben Parry on bass, and Kyle Williams on organ. Though Fausnacht’s vocals lead the group, it is not uncommon for the voices of all five members to come together in cascading harmony.

METROPLEX
The dramatic vocals, ‘wall of noise’ guitars, and energetic percussion of Metroplex lend a truly original and emotive sound to this sought after Philly based band. Guitarist Matt Hanemann and Vocalist/Bassist Jack Kerrigan have been working together in several different bands for for the better part of the last decade, including time in the Philly based pop-punk band Khrissy. In early 2001, this talented duo teamed up with long-time friend and explosive drummer, Fred Bohlander, himself a vetern as well on the Philadelphia music scene.
Looking to such bands as The Police, Jawbreaker, The Pixies, Fugazi and Leatherface, this trio has created an intoxicating sound of their own; powerful melodies, unique hooks, and lush interludes that come together and create a truly unique sound.

Invite your friends to this. The event is FREE and All Ages/21+ to drink.

Now Hiring: Sales and Brewer Positions

The Neshaminy Creek Brewing team is growing. Maybe you’re our next team member? We’re please to announce the following job opportunities:

Full-Time Sales Position (2 Openings)

Neshaminy Creek Brewing is now hiring full-time Sales Representative positions for the following areas:

- Philadelphia and surrounding area
- New Jersey focusing specifically on South Jersey

Candidates should have a passion for everything craft beer, from brewing, to sales, to education. Prior beer or malt beverage sales experience a plus, but not a requirement. Marketing or Business college degrees also a plus, but not required. Candidates must have reliable transportation, a thorough understanding of beer styles, working knowledge of the brewing process, and the energy to keep pace with The Animal both inside and outside the brewery.

Qualified and interested candidates should forward a cover letter and resume in PDF format to neshaminycreekbrewing[at]yahoo.com. Cover letters and resumes in any other format will not be accepted. All applicants must apply by Monday, April 28th, and will be contacted directly for an interview if considered.

Full-Time Brewer

Do you stay up late at night thinking about malted barley, Calcium sulfate, and Humulus lupulus? Do the words attenuation and sanitization get your adrenaline pumping? Have you ever broken into a cold sweet just thinking about double pre-evac bottling lines?

Having opened in June of 2012, Neshaminy Creek Brewing is one of the Philadelphia area’s newest and fastest growing production breweries. In less than two years since opening we have reached nearly 3600 barrels of total production operating on a 15 barrel direct fire JV Northwest brew house, we currently have 420 barrels of fermentation and lagering capacity, and look to add addition fermentation and lagering capacity in the coming months as well as an automated canning line to help meet the growing demand for our draft and packaged offerings.

We’re currently accepting resumes and interviewing to fill an full-time Brewers position starting June 1st. Ideal candidates should have a broad range of brewing experience, including but not limited to any of the following: homebrewing, brew school certification from Siebel, UC Davis, or the American Craft Brewers Guild, four year college degree program with a focus on beer or commerical beverage production, a college degree in General Science, Biology, or Chemistry, BJCP judge certification, or previous brewery work experience.

Canidates must be able to commit 40 hours a week (Monday through Friday), and occasional weekends to working both inside and outside the brewery. You must be self-motivated, determined, hardworking, and think quickly on your feet. Brewery work is back breaking, long hour days, rarely spent staring at a glass of beer judging it for it’s qualities and waxing poetic about the times. This is hard, demanding work, but also very rewarding.

We have a desire to hire and promote from within, and have done so and aim to continue growing our team of dedicated, hardworking brewers over the coming months.

Beer geeks and snobs need not apply.

If you think you’ve got what it takes wrestle 558 gallons of wort, please forward a cover letter and resume in PDF format to neshaminycreekbrewing[at]yahoo.com. Cover letters and resumes in any other format will not be accepted. All applicants must apply by Monday, May 5th and will be contacted directly for an interview if considered.