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Texas Craft Brewers Fest Profile: Shannon Brewing

Posted by on Aug 26, 2014 in News | Comments Off on Texas Craft Brewers Fest Profile: Shannon Brewing

Bitch Beer: Can you tell me a little bit about Shannon Brewing’s philosophy and the journey of starting it?

Shannon Carter: Our brewery’s philosophy can be summed up in one word: wholesome. This word drives our brewing process, ingredient supply, and brewery operations. We are passionate about great beer—all natural, beautiful, wholesome, easy-drinking beer! Our beer is brewed with pure spring water and non-GMO grain using our unique fire-brewed system. The brewery is located on Samantha Springs Bottling Company’s property, so we can brew with the pure, unadulterated spring water.

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It’s All About the Water – Shannon Brewing

Posted by on Feb 17, 2014 in News | Comments Off on It’s All About the Water – Shannon Brewing

by Fort Worth Brew Scene What is the most important part of brewing beer? Is it the choice of hops or malts? Is it sticking to the Reinheitsgebot (German Purity Law of 1516)? Perhaps using the right equipment? Or maybe coming up with silly, ironic, or clever names for your beer? While a few of these might help, it’s really about the water. The amount of water in a beer hovers around 90+/-% of the ingredients of a beer. With the many things going in and out of our water these days, it’s important as a brewer to know what is in your water, how much of what is in that water, and what can hurt the taste and/or quality of the final result. Arguably, the larger macro...

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New brewery in Keller built upon natural spring water — literally

Posted by on Jan 17, 2014 in News | Comments Off on New brewery in Keller built upon natural spring water — literally

by Tiney Ricciardi Pegasus News When it opens this spring, Shannon Brewing Co. will have a pipe directly from the spring into its facility. KELLER — Beer is composed 90 percent of water, arguably making it the most important ingredient in brewing. That’s Southlake resident Shannon Carter’s thinking, at least. Carter is founder and head brewer of Shannon Brewing Co., a soon-to-come brewery currently under construction on the 22-acre Samantha Springs property in Keller. Here, landowner Joe McCombs bottles and sells water from a natural spring. According to McCombs, the honeycomb-looking rock naturally purifies and filters the water, giving it a unique mineral composition...

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New Brewery will Feature Unique Keller Flavor

Posted by on Jan 3, 2014 in News | Comments Off on New Brewery will Feature Unique Keller Flavor

BY TAYLOR PRATER tprater@star-telegram.com Read more here.   A new beer brewery is in the works in Keller will be the seventh brewery in Metroplex, but it will have an ingredient that will give a distinctly Keller flavor. Keller City Council approved the plans for Shannon Brewery coming to North Main Street on the grounds of Samantha Springs. The brewery will use the springs’ natural water as part of its recipe, owner Shannon Carter said.   Shannon Brewery is the only brewery in the Metroplex that will use spring water in its brewing process, he said. “In my opinion, the best water you can find is Samantha Springs water,” Carter said. “And you can’t hold true...

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New brewery banks on water to bring fine Irish beers to North Texas

Posted by on Nov 20, 2013 in News | Comments Off on New brewery banks on water to bring fine Irish beers to North Texas

BY JONATHAN RIENSTRA Dallas Culture Map Photos by Barbara A. Berry of Legacy Studios Considering that water is the largest component of beer, it stands to reason that good water ought to help a significant amount in creating good beer. At least that’s what Shannon Carter is banking on with his new Keller brewery, Shannon Brewing Company. The brewery is located about a mile from Samantha Springs. “It is an exceptional water source,” Carter says. “It’s surrounded by a very unique rock formation that has very, very hard compressed rocks that have been hollowed out with this very fine sand. “The water travels for miles, and the end product is this filtered water that is...

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