Blackfoot River Brewing Company

Beer Engine

Each week Blackfoot serves two unique ales on a tradition hand pumped beer engine.

The beer is naturally carbonated in the cask (firkin) with the help of the addition of sugar, whether it be sugar, molasses, fruit or other materials that feed yeast for carbonation.

The engine dispenses beer by air pressure and not by being forced through tap lines by CO2 and Nitrogen which is typical in modern draught systems.

This old style carbonation & dispensing gives the beer a unique quality of a creamier, less carbonated texture and mouthfeel and is served slightly warmer than modern draught.

It also gives our brewers the ability to test out fun, interesting and sometimes amazing combinations of flavors in small batches.

Look for our line up- changing every week!

 

On Tap Today

On The Beer Engine This Week

Wednesday, Nov 13th - Put the Lime in the Coconut IPA

Singlemalt IPA with coconut flakes and lime zest & juice

Friday, Nov 15th - Double Black Diamond Extreme Stout

Served the traditional English way, cask conditioned and hand pumped.

Wednesday, Nov 20th - Pumpkin Spice Stout

Extreme Stout + pumpkin pie spices + coffee + vanilla beans

Friday, Nov 22nd - Cranberry Peppercorn Cream

Cream Ale + fresh cranberries + pink peppercorn