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Call It What You Want New England-Style IPA Release

This Friday, December 15 we will releasing Call It What You Want, a Motueka, Citra, and Centennial New England-Style IPA. Dry hopped twice, proper haze, a fuller mouth feel, and hops brimming with tropical and citrus fruit tones.

We’re bringing you a lemon, lime, and mango focus that may give the spontaneous sensation of sand in your shoes.

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The Old Order 2018

The Old Order is a revered group of SOB supporters who seek established access to the most limited beers that we have to offer. Throughout the year we’ve been putting batches away in wood for the 2018 rendition and we’re very excited to share our third year with you.

2018 is an important year for us at Solemn Oath and we have a lot of exciting projects going. This past year we’ve added capacity, introduced 16oz tall boys for the first time, and expanded our Taproom footprint. If you missed the announcement, we recently added Andrew Mason as our new director of brewery operations. In 2017 The Old Order was presented with a FoBAB-award winner, handed bottles of bourbon barrel-aged beers galore, and provided limited access to draft-only variants of every release. Again in 2017, we are proud to say more than 90% of our wood-aged beer reached the hands of members of The Old Order and their invited guests.

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Pre-Thanksgiving Week Plan

It’s nearly the time of year where you’re either looking to party with, or escape from, your friends for the coming holiday. Solemn Oath has your back. Here’s what we have going.

This is meant to inform you and let you know what’s happening at SOB. As always you can hit us on the social medias if you have any questions.

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SOB Names Andrew Mason Director of Brewing Operations

Solemn Oath Brewery is pleased to announce the addition of Andrew Mason as Director of Brewing Operations, effective immediately. Mason comes to Solemn Oath after more than eight years at Three Floyds Brewing Co., the last four of which he served in the role of Production Manager.

“I look forward to joining the talented team at Solemn Oath,” said Mason. “Right now, we have a number of new and cool things planned for the year ahead. It’s an exciting time for the brewery and for me personally and professionally. I’m ready to get to work.”

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Viking Oktöberfest Nitty Gritty

The inaugural Viking Oktöberfest is here.

We’re thrilled to celebrate the beginning of our Vikings IPA season at this sold out affair. Saturday will feature fresh SOB beer for days, live music from the local ZZ Top tribute band Eliminator, and world class bratwursts from Wurst Kitchen. This event is ticketed but the Taproom will be open prior from 11AM – 3PM.

If you have questions please tweet at us or comment below and we will do our best to get back to you as soon as we can.

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Butterfly Flashmob Coming to Cans

Butterfly Flashmob is a beer we’ve been making since damn near the beginning of SOB. We brewed it for the first time on August 30, 2012 for our twenty-fifth batch of beer as a brewery.

Since then, like a Rolling Stones tour schedule, it just keeps coming back. Friday, August 18 we’ll be re-introducing this beer to in a brand new portable format, canned.

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Oktöberface Can Release 2017

Now at SOB you can drink a beer in the fresh air under an open sky. Our patio and Taproom expansion is complete and ready for you to enjoy. This Friday, August 11 will be its formal grand opening.

To celebrate we’re dropping Oktöberface cans for the first time ever, Nobel House is on the grill firing up sausages, and we’re going to be toasting to while you sit down in comfort at one of our seven community tables or perhaps inside overlooking the brewhouse in a booth. We designed this for your comfort so you truly hope you come and enjoy. Now and most importantly, the beer.

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Viking Oktöberfest

Since the late 8th century Vikings have had their ups and downs in both historical context and pop culture. From the destruction of the abbey on Lindisfarne in England to the Norsemen and chieftain Ragnar Lothbrok raiding their way through your television set each fall on the History Channel, Vikings keep coming back.

Since SOB began its pillage on the great shores of Ogden Avenue back in 2012 we’ve seasonally brought you the malt-focused, Simcoe hop-driven, American India Pale Ale of Kidnapped By Vikings. For the first time ever we will be packaging this beer in sixteen-ounce vessels along with the fall canning of its brethren in Ravaged By Vikings and Death By Viking.

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Man vs. Internet vs. Mothra Release

Man vs. Internet has been an annual staple and one of the most highly-sought beers at Solemn Oath since our founding in 2012. Mothra is more sporadic. Mothra just comes occasionally. You might kill Mothra, but she never really dies.

This Saturday, July 22 we’ll be setting the next release of The Old Order into the world. Man vs. Internet vs. Mothra brings an oaky, bourbon, and toasted coconut mélange (as Paul would say) to the front with this Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Red Ale. This beer spent twelve patient months in Four Roses bourbon barrels before being hand-bottled, one at a time, in a craft-beer-as-hell fashion here are the brewery in Naperville.

Here’s the scoop, here’s the skinny:

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