Pints & Purrs Fundraiser for Feline Rescue

  We are joining forces with Feline Rescue host the 3rd Annual Pints & Purrs Fundraiser. On Saturday, June 23, we pair unique Belgian-inspired craft beers with lots of cat-themed fun. Join us for a purring good time! At Pints & Purrs, you’ll not only have the privilege of snuggling with Feline Rescue’s finest kittens, …

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Farm to Brewery: Literally.

"Farm to table" to most of us means the relationship between farmers and food we consume at home or in restaurants. People want to know where their food comes from and the faces behind their food. They want it to be local and personal. For those of us working in breweries, "farm to table" has …

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Conversation with Thijs Maenhout

On February 23, we released our first collaboration beer created in partnership with a small Belgian brewery, Brouwerij Maenhout. The beer, Kollusion, is a Russian Imperial Stout. It’s not a style commonly associated with Belgium, and neither Brouwerij Maenhout or Boom Island has released one before. I checked in with Thijs Maenhout to get his …

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The Kollusion Kollaboration

“Why would two different brewers stick their mash paddles into the same pot?” This was a question posed to me by a Dutch brewer in a small enclave of Belgian territory about 5 years ago. That has been my thinking ever since regarding collaborations. They almost always come across as a marketing gimmick, despite the …

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Final Installments of “Breaking Boundaries Series” Unveiled

BOOM ISLAND’S BLACK CURRANT IMPERIAL WHEAT WINE AND QUADRUPEL HOPPED QUAD Final Installments of “Breaking Boundaries Series” Unveiled Boom Island Brewing Company is continuing its cartwheeling on the precipice with the announcement of the release of Black Currant Imperial Wheat Wine and Quadrupel Hopped “Well Balanced” Quad, the final installments of the Breaking Boundaries Series. …

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