With the holidays upon us, you may find yourself looking for the perfect gift for the special people in your life. The gift of co-operation is always a great choice. Many of our Member-Owners received ownership as a gift. What better way to pass it on and grow our Co-op family? Share your co-op love [...]
This has been a great year for your Co-op and we want to share with you all that the Workers’ Assembly accomplished!
Each year the Members elect 4 nonprofit organizations for the Co-op to support. This year we hosted the Volunteer Appreciation Party for Sustainable Food Center, held a beer cocktail party on the patio benefitting [...]
[ December 16, 2013; ] Delta – a cask-conditioned peated Scotch ale.
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There once was a time when all beer had some touch of wood character. Before kilning techniques were perfected and advanced, all malt was warmed over wood fires which infused the grain with a rich smokiness. Before stainless steel became the preferred material for fermenters, storage tanks, and keg, wood was king. White oak, favored [...]
WHAT DO YOU DO AT BLACK STAR?
I’m a part of the Kitchen Team and have been here since the doors have open.
WHERE ARE YOU FROM?
San Manuel, AZ
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE STYLE OF BEER?
I’ve always been fond of amber beers.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE BEER CURRENTLY ON TAP AT THE CO-OP?
Vulcan. It’s awesome.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE LATE NIGHT/DRUNK SNACK?
I love [...]
[ December 17, 2013; ] Dark Moor Brew – Brewed on Ground Mist.
Dark Moor Brew is a 5.6 % ale with a soft, elegant taste. The beer has a clear malt aroma and character. The aftertaste is long and with overtones of smoke.
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Black Star Co-op has recently set up a long-term collaboration with the Danish academy, Erhvervsakademi Aarhus, [...]
The Danes are coming! We recently set up a long-term collaboration with the Danish academy, Erhvervsakademi Aarhus, to allow their students to have real-world experience in marketing a product overseas. The long-and-short of it is Black Star Co-op will be brewing a signature beer in Denmark and a Danish brewery will be brewing a beer [...]
[ December 11, 2013; 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. ] Our Week of Wood celebration brings a visit from our friends, Balcones Distillery, tonight! Balcones collaborates with us on our wooden barrel aged beers. Located in Waco, TX, Balcones Distillery produces nationally and internationally recognized award winning whisky. They will be in the house tonight answering questions and sharing some of their wares. Come see what [...]
Black Star Co-op could not exist as a business without its members.
These are a few of the ways that the Co-op relies on its members:
1. Goals and Values: One of the things that sets Black Star Co-op apart from similar businesses is that we have non-economic goals such as support for community organizations and environmental sustainability. Our ends [...]
In case you haven’t heard yet, we have big news coming out of the Great American Beer Festival 2013. Elba, our Member-Owner designed American wheat ale spiced with lemongrass, grains of paradise, and bitter orange peel brought home a bronze in the “Herb and Spice” category! This was the 3rd most competitive category and we [...]