Waxer and the madness of March

 March is upon us and we have been bombarded from all fronts. By land : Happy people coming in their droves, to drink and be merry down here at the beach and your making this brewer really work for his money and I have been doing double batch’s in one day to get the most out of our 3 bbl system……let’s just say that at the end of a 16 hour day brewing, I was tired and thirsty, good job I didn’t have to walk far to get a beer. ByAir: This time of year is notorious for its good ...read the post


Tonight I am using a thing called Websters logic, which basically means don’t put off things till tomorrow, that can be done today! With that in mind, most of us have got to go into work tomorrow and although i live in paradise, thats no exception, it’s just easier to get out of bed. 5 am start, fire up the brew house, mash in, recirc, lauter, sparge, boil, over to the fermenter, pitch the yeast and………..wait for that wonderful sign that your yeast is happy, with lots to eat and having a great time converting all those sugars into lovely ...read the post

Volcano Brewing Company Moving to Beaches of Playa Tamarindo


….. It’s official: Costa Rica’s only brewpub is moving to the Pacific Coast and breath-taking beaches of Playa Tamarindo in Guanacaste. Since first opening it’s doors in 2011, Volcano Brewing Company has been providing delicious microbrewed beer, tasty cuisine and plenty of smiles & unique experiences to a large part of northern Costa Rica, both locals and visitors alike. With a long-awaited plan for expansion in brewing capacity underway, and with a desire to be near the sand & surf of beautiful Playa Tamarindo, Volcano Brewing Company is beyond excited to open its new location. “With our focus on quality ...read the post