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  • Hour Detroit " Bastone Brewery has reached a milestone of 10 years in business. To celebrate their anniversary, Bastone will be hosting several events, offering a special menu, and releasing four new beers on April 16."
  • Detroit Free Press - by Sylvia Rector "Bastone Brewery in Royal Oak has some surprises in store for guests who come in for its annual Oktoberfest menu and seasonal Rocktoberfest beers, which debuted this week."
  • Detroit Free Press - Great house-made condiments "Plain aioli for purists and artichoke are the stars, as well as a heavily curried ketchup; other options include a red pepper-flecked mayo that adds a little sweetness, and a heady roasted garlic mayo."
  • Detroit Eater 'I Try And Make Beer That I Like To Drink' "Van Meter talked about about the brewing process, why he doesn't bottle his beer (just yet) and how much peanut butter is required to make his dark peanut butter brew. (Spoiler alert: a pound of peanut butter per gallon of beer). "
  • Congratulations to Bastone's Brewmaster, Rockne Van Meter, who won five medals this weekend at the North American Brewers Association. Rock won the following:
    – Gold for Udder Madness
    – Gold for Pin – Up Blonde
    – Gold for Dark Side Of The Moon
    – Silver for Dubbel Vision
    – Bronze for Biere De Garde
  • Detroit Free Press talks about Monk Beer Bar "With its short but excellent menu and its long list of Belgian and Belgian – style brews, this serene little spot will appeal to casual diners and beer aficionados alike."
  • The Hungry Dudes visted Monk Beer Bar "When I first heard that Monk was making sandwiches using waffles, we were a bit puzzled....Well, it turned out great"
  • The Best Of Craft Beer In Metro Detroit. Huffpost Detroit
  • By Jason E. Kaplan, Brewmaster Rockne Van Meter, of Royal Oak's Bastone Brewery, earned eight awards at the World Expo of Beer 2012, the most by any single competitor. South Oakland Eccentric
  • By Judy Davids, Bastone Brewery to Add Space on First, Second Floors. Royal Oak Patch
  • By David Moss, Bastone Brewery in Royal Oak is always cooking up something new.  Beginning January 16, comfort food takes center stage with a new promotion, Pasta and a Pint. Detroit Examiner
  • Interview with a brewmaster Rockne & Roll ...CellarMonk 11/7/11
  • By Judy Davids For Restaurant Week, Bastone Brewery offers BBQ salmon, which includes a Canadian salmon filet, bourbon barbecue sauce, rice and sautéed ... Patch.com 10/4/2011
  • Royal Oak's Bastone Brewery claimed the bronze in the Belgian – and – French – Style Ale category for its Pin – Up MLive.com 10/1/2011
  • Oktoberfest at Bastone Brewery: Limited – edition pint glasses available, plus Rocktoberfest Lager and a special menu with jaeger schnitzel, vegetable strudel and sauerbraten. Now through Oct. 20. The Detroit News 9/28/2011
  • Bastone Brewery will serve hamburger sliders and two of its award – winning brews: Monumental Blonde and Whit Face. / SYLVIA RECTOR/Detroit Free Press BY ... Detroit Free Press 9/21/2011
  • Bastone Brewery in Royal Oak unveils Oktoberfest pints and food Examiner.com 9/20/2011
  • Royal Oak details 2011 restaurant week Detroit Free Press 9/19/2011
  • By Metro Times Food Staff Suds on the walls There's a new look at Royal Oak's Bastone Brewery. Though the Belgian faves are still on the menu, the walls are ... Detroit Metro Times 9/6/2011
  • Bastone Brewery is celebrating Belgian culture with a special menu for the whole month, and craft beers to match. The Belgian Days menu starts at 4 pm daily ... The Detroit News 8/10/2011
  • Bastone Brewery is that comfortable pub spot sandwiched between a wine bar and Cuban eatery at the corner of Fifth and Main streets in downtown Royal Oak. ... Patch.com 6/24/2011
  • Even Bastone Brewery has a pitch, offering "a beer to please every dad this Father's Day," ranging from Monumental Blonde, an American – style light beer with ... Detroit Metro Times 6/14/2011
  • I recently spent some time at Royal Oak's Bastone Brewery, checking out the new Irishfest Menu. There's appetizers and main courses, and of course, ... Examiner.com 3/15/2011
  • Bastone Brewery offers Irish fare all month The Detroit News 3/9/2011

Awards

World Beer Cup
2014 Thor’s Hammer – Bronze Medal – Belgian Style Strong Pale Ale
2012 Saison Noir – Silver Medal – Belgian & French Style Ale
2012 Nectar des Dieux – Silver Medal – Belgian Style Ale
2012 Thor’s Hammer – Silver Medal – Belgian Style Strong Pale Ale
2010 Saison Du Bastone – Silver Medal – Belgian & French Style Ale

Great American Beer Festival
2012 Udder Madness – Bronze Medal – Sweet Stout
2011 Pin – Up Blonde – Bronze Medal – Belgian and French Style Ale
2010 Nectar Des Dieux – Gold Medal – Abbey Style Ale
2009 Saison Du Bastone – Bronze Medal – French and Belgian Style Saison
2008 Bastone Münchner Dunkel – Silver Medal – European Style Dunkel

North American Beer Awards
2013 Dark Side Of The Moon – Gold Medal – Smoke Beer
2013 Pin – Up Blonde – Gold Medal – Belgian Style Pale Strong
2013 Udder Madness – Gold Medal – Sweet Stout
2013 Dubbel Vision – Silver Medal – Belgian Dubbel
2013 Biere De Garde – Bronze Medal – Bier De Garde
2012 Udder Madness – Gold Medal – Sweet Stout
2012 Dubbel Vision – Gold Medal – Belgian Dubbel
2012 Saison Du Bastone – Gold Medal – Saison
2012 Wolf Water Weizenbock – Silver Medal – Weizenbock
2012 A.P.B.B.P.A. – Silver Medal – Belgian Style Pale Ale
2012 Biere de Garde – Silver Medal – Biere de Garde
2011 Nectar des Dieux – Gold Medal – Belgian Triple
2011 Dubbel Vision – Gold Medal – Belgian Dubbel
2011 Witface – Bronze Medal – Belgian Wit
2010 Nectar des Dieux – Gold Medal – Belgian Triple
2010 Pin – Up Blonde – Silver Medal – Belgian Strong Pale Ale
2010 Dubbel Vision – Bronze Medal – Belgian Dubbel
2009 Campfire Coffee Stout – Gold Medal – Specialty/ Experimental Beer
2009 Maximus – Silver Medal – English Old Ale
2008 Monumental Blonde – Bronze – Blonde or Golden Ale Category

World Expo of Beer
2012 Big Tease Blonde Dopplebock – 1st Place – Bock
2012 Udder Madness – 2nd Place – Stout
2012 Wolf Water Weizenbock – 2nd Place – German Wheat/Rye
2012 Lait de Meres – 2nd Place – Sour Ale
2012 Dubbel Vision – 3rd Place – Belgian Strong Ale
2012 Campfire Coffee Stout – 3rd Place – Spice/Herb/Vegetable
2012 Raspberry Bourbon Imperial Stout – 3rd Place – Specialty
2012 – Southpaw – 3rd Place – English Brown Ale
2011 Thor’s Hammer – 1st Place – Belgian Strong Ale
2011 Dubbel Vision – 2nd Place – Belgian Strong Ale
2011 Cream Ale – 2nd Place – Light Hybrid
2011 Witface – 3rd Place – Belgian/French Ale
2011 – Dunkel Weizenbock 3rd Place – German Wheat/Rye
2010 Main St. Pilsner – 1st Place – Pilsner
2010 Pin – Up Blonde – 1st Place – Belgian Ale
2010 Biere De Garde – 2nd Place – Belgian / French Ale
2010 Voodoo Brown – 2nd Place – American Ale
2010 McCleary’s Stout – 2nd Place – Stout
2010 Belgian Pale Ale – 3rd Place – Belgian / French Ale
2009 Campfire Coffee Stout – 1st Place – Spice/Herb/Vegetable Beer
2009 Knuckle Dragger – 2nd Place – Smoked/ Wood Aged Beer
2009 Dunkelweizen – 3rd Place – German Wheat and Rye
2008 Voodoo Brown – 1st Place – American Ale
2008 Black Wittow – 3rd Place – Specialty Beer

United States Beer Tasting Championship
2011 Best of the Midwest – Maximus – Old Ale Category
2010 Best of the Midwest – Main Street Pilsner – Pilsner Category

All About Beer Magazine
Best of 2011 – Cream Stout
Best of 2011 – Thor’s Hammer
Best of 2011 – Das Wolf Dopplebock
Best of 2010 – Raisin Hell – Fruit Beer
Best of 2010 – Weizenbock – Dunkel Weizenbock Category
Best of 2009 – Voodoo Brown – Brown Ale Category
Best of 2009 – Nectar Des Dieux Triple – Belgian – Style Triple Category
Best of 2007 – Main St. Pilsner – Pilsner Category

United States Beer Open Championship
World Beer Championships – Beverage Testing Institute

World Beer Championships – Beverage Testing Institute

Dubbel Vision – Gold
Raisin Hell – Gold
Main Street Pilsner – Gold
Seamroy Red – Gold
Dunkel Weizenbock – Gold
Thor’s Hammer – Gold
The Midnight Oil Imperial Stout – Gold
Voodoo Brown Ale – Gold
Nectar Des Dieux – Gold
Munich Dunkel – Gold
Maximus – Gold Witface – Gold
Das Wolf Dopplebock – Gold
Cream Stout – Gold
Raspberry Midnight Oil Imperial Stout – Gold
Rocktoberfest– Gold
Royal IPA – Silver Infernale – Silver
Carpe Noctum Belgian Chocolate Stout – Silver
Pin-Up Belgian Blonde – Silver
Golden Ale – Bronze
Bourbon Imperial Stout – Silver
Rojo Ojo – Silver
Braveheart Barley Wine – Silver
Bareknuckle Barrel Aged Barley Wine – Silver
Maibock – Silver
Monumental Blonde Cream Ale – Silver
Lait de Mere – Silver
Biere De Garde – Silver
El Negro Muerte Coffee stout – Silver
Nutface Peanut Butter Beer – Silver
Rudolph’s Revenge – Silver
Hefeweizen – Silver
Nutface Peanut Butter Beer – Silver
Kutchasunt Amber Ale – Silver
Belgian Brown Ale – Bronze
Capsaiced Chili Beer – Bronze
Dunkelweizen – Bronze
Belgian Double IPA – Bronze
Saison Du Bastone – Bronze
Black Wittow – Silver
McCleary’s Stout – Silver
Farmhouse Cru – Silver
A.P.B.B.P.A – Silver

 

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