The first 100% dedicated gluten-free brewery in the United States is returning a dormant classic as its next seasonal offering. St. Denny Dubbel Style Ale, an abbey style Belgian brown ale named in honor of homebrewing legend Denny Conn, will be the next release from the highly-decorated Portland, Oregon brewery. The beer will be distributed in a 16-ounce can package on October 31st.
As with most beers, there’s a story behind the name. “I was new to homebrewing and I contacted Denny to
On November 10th the brewery will hold Autumn Fest, a seasonally-themed tap takeover. The event will feature a book signing by Mr. Conn. Special limited editions of St. Denny will be available as well as gluten-free beer, mead, and cider from Nectar Creek, Cider Riot!, Ghostfish Brewing, Bierly Brewing, and Evasion Brewing.
St. Denny Dubbel Style Ale is brewed with roasted chestnuts, roasted lentils, roasted cacao nibs
About Denny Conn
Denny Conn has been homebrewing and teaching others how to brew since
1998. He has been a member of the Governing Committee of the American
Homebrewers Association for thirteen years, is a BJCP National beer
judge, and is a member of the Eugene homebrew club Cascade Brewers
Society. He is the co author (with Drew Beechum) of Experimental
Homebrewing and Homebrew All-Stars. Denny co hosts the Experimental
Brewing podcast. He has influenced countless professional brewers and
has a yeast strain named after him. He currently lives in Noti, Oregon
with his IPA loving wife, five cats, and two dogs.
About Ground Breaker Brewing
Ground Breaker Brewing is a gluten-free craft brewery and gastropub
founded in 2011. They are dedicated to crafting 100% gluten-free beer;
using ingredients which are naturally gluten-free and allowing no gluten
in their facility. Ground Breaker has won a medal in the gluten-free
category at the Great American Beer Festival® each year they have
entered. The gastropub is located at 2030 SE 7th Ave. in Portland, OR.
Ground Breaker’s beers are distributed in the following territories: OR,
WA, ID, CA, CO, VT, ME, MA, RI; in BC and AB, Canada; and Japan.