Photo of the ongoing brewery expansion at Great Flood Brewing Company

Expansion Update: Walk-In, Canning Line, and More!

We’ve been pretty idle as far as expansion updates are concerned, but that doesn’t mean things haven’t been moving along in Shelby Park! We’ve just wrapped up filling in the floors, and things are just about in place. Heck, it’s even starting to look like a real brewery! The canning line has come in, too, […]

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Meet the Great Flood Team: Grace Wolford photo

Meet the Great Flood Team: Grace Wolford

Last week, you might have noticed that we threw a couple events. First off was our Fancy Party, where we brought in some top-notch, hard-to-find beers for your drinking pleasure. Then, we released beer X-tacy, our collaboration with John Timmons of WFPK and ear X-tacy fame. While we had a blast with these events in […]

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beer X-tacy logo

beer X-tacy and LIBA Brewfest

Let’s face it. John Timmons is pretty much a Louisville legend. As the founder of ear X-tacy, a nation-wide symbol of independent record stores, John stands for a lot of what we love most about our town: its vibrancy, its commitment to the unique, and its openness to encouraging local businesses to prosper. For 26 […]

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Great Flood Oktoberfest Logo

Oktoberfest is Here!

Summer’s fading and temperatures are beginning to cool off, meaning it’s one of the best times of the year to be a beer lover: Oktoberfest. We’ll be celebrating in style this Saturday, September 17, but, before we do, we wanted to give you a few fun facts about Oktoberfest and the Reinheitsgebot: 2016 marks the […]

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Brewing equipment standing, which is a new step for our brewery expansion!

Expansion Update: The Equipment’s Standing!

We’ve been up to a little bit of heavy lifting here at the Shelby Park facility, but we’re excited to say that our new equipment is up and standing, which is a huge step toward getting this place running. While these look great, it wasn’t without a long night’s work. Vince, Matt, and Zach labored […]

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Meet the Great Flood Team: Michael Simmons

In our latest edition of “Meet the Great Flood Team,” we’d like to introduce you to co-taproom manager Michael Simmons. There are a lot of great things to know about Michael, including a wealth of travel stories and an epic video game collection. For starters, though, let’s talk about how we lucked out on landing […]

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Tsunami Mango IPA, a brewery collaboration by Great Flood Brewing and Carson's Brewery

It’s a Mango Tsunami!

A few weeks ago, we headed to Carson’s Brewery in Evansville, IN, to work together on a new mango IPA. If you’re not familiar with our downriver friends, they’re definitely worth checking out next time you’re headed west! Founded in 2013, they have a 20 BBL system that they use to produce a pretty stellar […]

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The new brewing equipment at Great Flood

Expansion Update: The Hot Side is Here!

It’s been a busy week at the new Shelby Park facility! On Tuesday, we finally received our brand new hot side, including a mash tun, boil kettle, heat exchanger, and platform (all courtesy of Bridgetown Brew Systems). The hot side of the brewery is where we will utilize three of the four brewing ingredients (water, […]

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Pearce Shanks, member of the Great Flood Brewing Company team

Meet the Great Flood Team: Pearce Shanks

Artist. Chalkboard Maestro. Taproom Manager. In this week’s post, we wanted to take some time to introduce you to one of the fine folks who makes up the Great Flood team. You can expect a few more of these in the coming months, but first up is the German music-listening, Mario-painting, Ludacris-meeting Pearce Shanks, one […]

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Great Flood Brewing Company's new brewing equipment being unloaded..

Expansion Update: Brewery Equipment’s Here!

Welcome to our first expansion update! Things are moving along quickly at the new building, and what was once empty is looking more like home. This is, of course, mostly thanks to the new equipment you see above. We’re now the proud owners of six 30 BBL (BBL=31 gallons) fermenters, a 30 BBL brite tank, […]

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