News Southern Tier To Triple Capacity

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  1. Todd

    Todd Founder (5,534) Aug 23, 1996 California
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    (Lakewood, New York - April 24, 2012) Southern Tier Brewing Company of Lakewood, New York will soon break ground on a 110-barrel brewhouse which will increase capacity threefold. In anticipation, the brewery has added a second conditioning room, making this the third expansion since moving to its current location just two and a half years ago. With the addition of six 660-barrel fermenters, the cellar will more than double in volume with the ultimate goal of producing 150,000 barrels per year. It is expected that the new brewhouse will be fully operational by Thanksgiving, 2012.

    While the brewery intends to open a few small markets in 2013, the focus is to continue to service their existing distribution network. Southern Tier also expects to add new brands to their already robust lineup, including a new variety pack and a 750mL Belgian series among other plans.

  2. pimpinmidget

    pimpinmidget Aspirant (296) Mar 20, 2012 North Carolina
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    awesome news!!
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  3. sliverX

    sliverX Initiate (0) Oct 5, 2007 S. Georgia & S. Sandwich Isls.

    "six 660-barrel fermenters" :grinning:

    Hope to see some more fun stuff from them.
  4. FATC1TY

    FATC1TY Moderator (1,229) Feb 12, 2012 Georgia
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    Choklat, Mokha, and some Pumking please.
  5. BeTheBall

    BeTheBall Zealot (524) Jun 9, 2004 Massachusetts

    Can't wait for more Pumking, Choklat, Unearthly, Javha, Mokha!
  6. fishtremble

    fishtremble Initiate (183) Jan 18, 2010 Michigan
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    Great news indeed. I enjoy their stouts greatly.
  7. DavoleBomb

    DavoleBomb Poo-Bah (2,463) Mar 29, 2008 Pennsylvania
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    I'm gonna take a guess, but I'd assume that the executives at Bud bought some ST beers for their board meetings since their own beer sucks.
  8. JediMatt

    JediMatt Initiate (81) Jun 18, 2010 Iowa

    I really hope this means they'll come to Iowa. They are all around us already (Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri)!
  9. mocktm

    mocktm Devotee (437) Jan 3, 2011 Virginia
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    Can't wait for some more Pumking, still have a couple from last year too I think
  10. tyrsis

    tyrsis Disciple (321) Mar 13, 2009 California
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    Good, now make it to CA please...
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  11. AutumnBeerLove

    AutumnBeerLove Aspirant (238) Oct 16, 2010 Vermont
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    Pumking has been on tap in Pawtucket, RI all year... Maybe this expansion can kick it off! PLEASE!
  12. BadgerBrewer16

    BadgerBrewer16 Initiate (0) Jan 7, 2012 Wisconsin
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  13. ChadQuest

    ChadQuest Initiate (0) Mar 4, 2009 Illinois

    Checked my calender. not April 1st. Dang it.

    Maybe i'll get lucky and they will do all new recipes.
  14. HumphreyLee

    HumphreyLee Initiate (0) Jan 15, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Ditto. I went in on a case with some friends and have been enjoying them every couple months since release. Been fun to watch the spices kind of shift balance with each other each time. Good on these guys though, I like a good amount of their stuff, particularly the yearly release stuff.
  15. Blueribbon666

    Blueribbon666 Zealot (596) Jul 4, 2008 Ohio

    Great news indeed, haven't had a bad one yet by Southern Tier, in fact I need to buy more sixers and samplers. They do seem to mix up their samplers very well, variety wise.
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