Black Lager! (Černé Pivo!)

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Our beloved Czech style small black lager is back. And the beer formerly known as Černe Pivo is now known simply as Black Lager. Why? About 75% of you who wanted to order it didn’t, because the Czech language is impossible. So when we decided to put it in cans (yes, six pack cans starting […]

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The little lager that could.

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We had our three year anniversary back in March, and it was somewhat overshadowed by our now legendary (in our minds anyway, so just go with it) session beer day event. It  was more fun than is usually allowed in Boston, but we pulled it off. So April started off on a high note for […]

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Notch Polotmavý

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Another hard to pronounce beer from Notch! Our Notch Polotmavy is a brand new beer from us, and a limited release available in draft and 22 ounces bottles (specs and deets here). It’s yet another style from the Czech Republic that gets very little exposure in the US, and is a wonderful alternative to the […]

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Czech? Yes. German? No.

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The Notch Session Pils is having great success in draft and bottle with very positive feedback, which is encouraging. Encouraging because Czech style lagers are very different from other European pilsners (Germany, Copenhagen), and I had a bit of trepidation about releasing a style rarely seen in the US. It’s not everyday a US craft […]

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Session Beer – Workers' Beer

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I’ve been working on finalizing recipes this week for the new Notch beers to be released in February of next year. With this release, Notch steps outside of the British Isles and begins to explore Session Beers of other great beer brewing nations. While the Brits coined the phrase “Session”, they are not the only […]

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