New brewery in Hillsdale can get fermenting with arrival of 'brewhouse'

New brewery Roe Jan Brewing Company in New York received a "brewhouse" (pictured here) on Aug. 1 from Portland Kettle Works in Portland, Oregon. A PKC brewhouse includes a mash tun, lauter tun, brew kettle, whirlpool, grain mill, fermenters and brite tanks.

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This article has been updated to provide the correct address of the new brewery.

By The Berkshire Eagle

Hillsdale, N.Y. — A new brewery Roe Jan Brewing Company can start making beer after receiving a custom brewhouse on a flatbed from Oregon.

On Aug. 1, the brewery — with plans to open in late fall — got its Portland Kettle Works 7 BBL "Hopmaster" brewhouse system. It's being installed at *32 Anthony St., in Hillsdale, N.Y., according to a press release by Roe Jan owners, Steve and Kathy Bluestone.

Roe Jan Brewing Company beer will be available at its adjacent 84-seat restaurant, which includes an octagonal bar surrounding a vintage grain hopper and an open kitchen featuring a Grillworks wood-fired grill.


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