Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Update: Argyle Brewing opens its second tasting room today

New equipment arrives at Argyle Brewing Co. (photo provided)
UPDATE  (5/3/17): Argyle Brewing Company today opened the doors and the taps to its second tasting room, located in the former train depot in Cambridge at 6 Broad Street. Hours are the same as it the brewery tasting room: 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; 5 to 8 p.m. Thursdays; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturdays; noon to 5 p.m. Sundays.

(Originally published 3/1/17)

Argyle Brewing Company is only three years old, but it already is in expansion mode. Not only have owners Chris Castrio, Rich Thomas, and Matt Stewart this week installed a larger brewing system in the Washington County facility, they are working on opening a new taproom in the former Cambridge railroad station in the spring. The current taproom at the brewery has remained open during the upgrade.

The new brewing system, made locally by the Fronhoffer Tool Company, is expected to reduce Argyle's brewing time from 24 hours to six, and will double the available fermenters. The operation has been of limited capacity because of its 3.5-barrel tank. The new one is 15 barrels.

Argyle Brewing, which operates under a state farm brewery license, is located at 1 Main Street in Greenwich. Phone: (518) 692-2585.
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