Our journey at Sisyphus has been incredible so far. A milestone is here that we knew we would reach when we opened, but we can’t help but be surprised we are already here. A few weeks ago, we brewed our 50th (and 51st) batch. An imperial stout, that clocks in at 10.50% alcohol, fitting for our 50.50th batch. This beer was too high gravity to be brewed in just one batch, so we split it in two.
Full of flaked barley, black malt, roasted barley, chocolate malt and all Chinook hops, this beer has a wonderful roasty aroma, balanced bitterness, and goes down remarkably smooth.
It’s exciting to look towards the future, to batch 100, and beyond, and also reflect on where we have come from since we started this brewing journey.
Batch 50.50 will be available at the taproom this week in 10 oz. pours.
Katharine Rauk is the author of Basil, a chapbook published by Black Lawrence Press in 2011. She has poems published in Harvard Review, Georgetown Review and Cream City Review. She is an assistant editor of Rowboat: Poetry in Translation. She lives in Minneapolis and teaches at North Hennepin Community College and The Loft Literary Center.
Matt Rasmussen's first book of poems, Black Aperature, was a finalist for the National Book Award, won the Walt Whitman Award, and was published in 2013 by LSU Press
Brett Elizabeth Jenkins was born in Ohio in 1986. Since then, she has aged some years. Her poetry has appeared in several magazines, including Anderbo, Denver Syntax, GUD, Writers' Bloc, PANK, and others. In June of 2010, she received her MFA from Bennington College.
Our monthly comedy showcase is this Thursday at 8.00 pm!
Maggie Faris is noted for her ceaselessly cheerful personality and seemingly endless series of quirky intelligent jokes dissecting our fears and social barriers.
Wayne Burfeind has a happily jaded approach combined with contemporary observations spiked with an eye for the ridiculous. His stage persona is some amiable and unassuming, you won't notice how far into left field he's taken you, until you're already there.
Linda Aarons' quiet demeanor is a perfect set-up to her smart punchlines! Her pop-culture expertise, keen insights into human nature and dry-as-dust delivery makes her a favorite with all audiences