Today’s farmhouse styles resulted from years of evolution, refinement, interpretation and re-interpretation of the simple, rustic ales once brewed on farms in Flanders and Wallonia.
Farmhouse Ales defines these Saison and Biere de Garde brews in modern and historical terms while guiding today’s brewers toward credible and enjoyable reproductions of these old world classics.
About Phil Markowski
Phil Markowski began his professional brewing career in 1989 with the New England Brewing Company of Norwalk, Conn. He has been brewmaster at the Southampton Publick House and is currently brewing at Two Roads Brewing Company.
Phil was awarded the Institute For Brewing Studies Russell Scherer Award For Innovation In Craft Brewing in 2003. This award honors a single American craft brewer who is selected by the Institute’s board members, as having showed innovation and quality in brewing as well as making significant contributions to the craft brewing industry.
Phil is also a brewing consultant and writer; he has published technical and travel-related articles in American Brewer, Brewing Techniques, The New Brewer and Zymurgy magazines. He is the author of Farmhouse Ales (Brewers Publications, 2004)