We were founded by two Americans who had come to Moldova on a work contract and when that contract was over after 4 years, they found that they had grown to really enjoy Moldova and Moldovan people. It seemed a good idea to stay and build a life and business here. So finding some local team members who shared the passion for good beer, hard work and clean business practices, we all set out to found a small brewery that would focus on making great beer for our community. Americans and Moldovans working together to build something the whole team could be proud of.
What makes your beer different?
We think it comes down to two main things- passion about beer styles not common to Moldova, and passion to make them the best we can. We never say ‘good enough’. Since our first recipe and our first beer, we have never stopped trying to find ways to improve our recipes- adjustments in materials, time, technique, what ever! In the words of the American poet, Bob Dylan –“He not busy being born, is busy dying”
We focus on styles we love and feel are under represented on the Moldovan market- American primarily, but also styles from Ireland, the UK and Belgium. We use top quality ingredients- malts from Belgium, hops mostly from America, but also Slovenia, Germany, UK and even New Zealand. Our yeasts come from a French manufacturer but are originally sourced from the USA, UK and Belgium. In short, we make the beer we want to drink, and then sell the rest.
Additionally, since day 1, all our recipes come from us. The inspiration may come from something we drank, something we heard, a client or team member’s idea, or just asking ourselves “what if we tried this?”, but every recipe is written in-house, we don’t purchase recipes from others. Our art is our own and we are excited to share it with you!
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