Old Bakery Beer, Nature Institute collaborate to release dozen combinations
October 28, 2016- Two hometown establishments are teaming up to provide craft beer enthusiasts with the tastes of nature. Old Bakery Beer Co. of Alton, Ill and The Nature Institute (TNI) of Godfrey, Ill created “Nature Brews”, a series including a variety of beers all highlighting a natural ingredient foraged straight from TNI managed property.
“We wanted to bring the idea of repurposing and foraging to the table with items people can find in their own back yards,” said Amy Curry, director of outreach for The Nature Institute. “I know many homebrewers and chefs that could utilize these ingredients in their own kitchens.”
She approached James Rogalsky and Lauren Patton, co-owners of Old Bakery Beer Co. with the project idea. Timing was on her side as Rogalsky and Patton had recently started brain storming on native brewing options. MORE