An Albertan Beer Legacy – A Tribute to Jamie Gordon: Flat Cap Stout by Tool Shed Brewing
Tool Shed’s Flat Cap Stout is a tribute to Jamie Gordon, the man who initiated the shift from craft bottling to beer cans. Find out how innovation, passion and creativity from one one person can fuel the shift of a whole industry.
By Dustin Miller on May. 04, 2016
An Alberta Beer Legacy – ToolShed’s Flap Cap Stout
Every once in a while a LEGEND comes around and revolutionizes an industry. For craft beer canning that legend is Jamie Gordon! A home-brew shop owner who back in 1999 handbuilt a small manual canner for home brewers. The rest, as they say, is history! Jamie spent 16 years tirelessly devoted to traveling the globe to install, educate, and help every single craft brewery possible benefit from canning their craft beer. Tool Shed is one of those breweries and is honoured to have called Jamie our friend! We love that Jamie taught his boys Stop stealing my beer and learn how to brew it!! So this stout is for Jamie!
In order to mirror that classy, GQ, flat cap wearin’ style of Jamie, this stout is deeply roasty, and rich with a surprising presence of hops and a beautiful, smooth, dry finish. If ever a stout were to rock a flat cap like Jamie did, this would be that beer!
Flat Cap Stout Video – A Tribute to Jamie Gordon’s Legacy
“A man who changed the way the world enjoys beer forever.”
—Graham Sherman, Toolshed Beer
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