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John Barley

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December 10, 2018
A kettle soured Tartshake IPA of Unholy Water, a Corporate Holiday Party, a bourbon barrel-aged titan aged on wood chips from a 250 year old bur […]

A kettle soured Tartshake IPA of Unholy Water, a Corporate Holiday Party, a bourbon barrel-aged titan aged on wood chips from a 250 year old bur oak, the return of Funsponge, and a malted milk chocolate soul in a glass.

Saturday, December 15 we close out our 2018 rendition of The Old Order with an absolute Herculean release. Five beers of wide variety and each with their own story to tell. (more…)
November 30, 2018
The Old Order is a small and exclusive beer community with access to our most innovative and earnest beers. In 2018, for the third consecutive year, […]

The Old Order is a small and exclusive beer community with access to our most innovative and earnest beers. In 2018, for the third consecutive year, over 90% of our wood-aged creations reached the hands of members and their invited guests.

Exclusive events, unique beers that only reach their hands, advanced access, and so much more. Behind the scenes at Solemn Oath we consider this group of people to be family. We invite you in and hope you’ll consider joining us. In 2019, The Old Order will see us experimenting with new barrel varieties, the return of our award-winning Radth, an exclusive summertime outdoor release just for members and their guests, advanced access to a few of our hyper-limited 16oz can releases, new exclusive merch, and more.  (more…)
November 14, 2018
Since May of 2012, Solemn Oath has been bringing you beer the best way that we know how. And we know that you know that you […]

Since May of 2012, Solemn Oath has been bringing you beer the best way that we know how. And we know that you know that you know that we know that we appreciate your support.

This weekend we open a new chapter with the repeal of our three-beer limit that you may have read about. We’re excited for the opportunity and what it means in terms of the creativity in events and concepts you will see coming out of this brewery beginning in 2019. More on that to come. Until then you have family to celebrate with (or avoid) Thanksgiving week. Here’s our plan. (more…)
November 9, 2018
The Goldmund Experience is not just another set of beers, or a gap-filler for our schedule and then onto whoever’s up next. This curated level of […]

The Goldmund Experience is not just another set of beers, or a gap-filler for our schedule and then onto whoever’s up next. This curated level of involvement takes planning, well-constructed beers, time, and ultimately trust. And as a result, our brewery has given a responsibility to our audience which can’t be pushed aside, nor should it be, given the two-way street on which beer always must function. We believe these beers are special, ultimately it is up to you to decide if that’s true.

Saturday, November 10 we focus our company toward three brand new stouts and a unique, creative, and limited fourth that cannot be overlooked. Goldmund, Barrel-Aged Goldmund, and Barrel-Aged Coconut Goldmund begin a chaotic psychedelic adventure of an imperial stout all with a groundswell of Madagascar vanilla beans and their own unique displays of flavor. (more…)
October 24, 2018
When New York’s Fillmore East closed its doors on June 27, 1971 the Allman Brothers Band played for seven straight hours. Drummer Butch Trucks described the […]

When New York’s Fillmore East closed its doors on June 27, 1971 the Allman Brothers Band played for seven straight hours. Drummer Butch Trucks described the feeling as overwhelming with the last song lasting four hours, nonstop. When they finished there was no applause whatsoever. “The place was deathly quiet. Someone got up and opened the doors, the sun came pouring in.”

The liminal landscape of Goldmund is ready to begin, a chaotic psychedelic adventure of an imperial stout assembled substantially from Madagascar vanilla beans, cinnamon sticks, cacao, lactose, and chillies. Three versions, two barrel-aged, and an endeavor worth taking. Much like its name which is inspired by the Hermann Hesse novel Narcissus and Goldmund, this beer and the adventure of your life await you. Let the sun come pouring in. (more…)
October 10, 2018
From October 11 through November 3 SOB and Emporium Popups are presenting The Void, a spectacle of beer, collaboration, friends, music, and good vibes born from […]

From October 11 through November 3 SOB and Emporium Popups are presenting The Void, a spectacle of beer, collaboration, friends, music, and good vibes born from the Solemn Oath family.

Every few days we’ll updating this space with what’s being offered. Beers will kick, cocktails may be added or taken away, and like all things in life this list is subject to change. See the full schedule of The Void. (more…)
October 9, 2018
October 11 through November 3 Solemn Oath Brewery and Emporium Popups will be charging through The Void, a spectacle of beer, collaboration, friends, music, and good […]

October 11 through November 3 Solemn Oath Brewery and Emporium Popups will be charging through The Void, a spectacle of beer, collaboration, friends, music, and good vibes.

We at SOB and Emporium hope you’ll join us for the celebration and please keep an eye out, we’ll be updating this website if anything changes or more events progress. Bring some friends or come make some new ones, that’s what we’re all about. Learn more about The Void. (more…)
September 19, 2018
Saturday, September 22 we debut a beer borrowed from the heart of the mighty North American conifer and named for the wiley northern pike that live […]

Saturday, September 22 we debut a beer borrowed from the heart of the mighty North American conifer and named for the wiley northern pike that live in the depths of Swedish lakes and rivers.

At 11AM for members of The Old Order and 3PM for the common people, we introduce åldrad gammelgädd (ALL-drad GAMM-el-GED). Big botanical juniper and vanilla waves emerge from this nordic farmhouse ale aged rightly in gin barrels. It’s cocktail-driven cousin, åldrad gammelgädd w/ Cucumber and Lemon, will be released alongside it in addition to two fresh hop-forward beers. Keep reading, it's going to be awesome.
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September 14, 2018
Year two of Viking Oktöberfest will be graced with a cloudless sky and feels in the mid-80s. We’re thrilled to celebrate the final Saturday of summer […]

Year two of Viking Oktöberfest will be graced with a cloudless sky and feels in the mid-80s.

We're thrilled to celebrate the final Saturday of summer with you. Saturday will feature the sticky icky resin-gobbed outpour with the debut of Kidnapped By Vikings, you’ll enjoy the live sounds of the ‘Me’ decade as the band Strung Out rolls through 70s scorcher after 70s scorcher, and you’ll flourish under the massive community tents while soaking up the sensory experience of what we strive for at Solemn Oath.

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