Slumbrew, the research and development brand of the Somerville Brewing Company is still a relatively new entrant into the Massachusetts microbrew market. Slumbrew serves as an R&D lab and they produce all kinds of different beers. When one is chosen for mass production they contract out with other brewers as they can’t handle the volume necessary in their brewhouse. They announced the beginning of their operations back in the Fall of 2011 and I have been on the lookout for their beers in my local store ever since. Recently I caught a glimpse of one of their offerings, the Flagraiser IPA, during a long-awaited beer run.
Read on after the break for my impressions and whether I’ll be keeping slumbrew on my radar in the future…. Continue Reading