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John Elkins at Elk Valley Brewing Company (Garett Fisbeck)

Meet the Brewer: Elk Valley Brewing Co.

John Elkins makes sure all of Elk Valley Brewing Co.’s beers are up to his standards and isn’t afraid to take chances.

Co-owner Shaun Fiaccone discusses the 5 years he has had Picasso Cafe, with fonding member and chef Ryan Parrott listening in background, recently during an interview.  mh

Food Briefs: Boing Day brunch, ugly sweater parties and more

“We mess with the base beer each year, so it’s a different vintage,” he said. “We were shooting for kind of an apple pie sort of aesthetic with a little tartness to it.”

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Food Briefs: Elk Valley Brewing Co.’s new pale ale, Miracle at Rockford, community potluck

“I did a pilot batch earlier this year in the spring, and people said they loved it,” Elkins said. “It takes longer than I’d like to get a new beer out, unfortunately.”

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