We – Angus, Doug and Josh, the co-founders of Good Robot – got together every summer after graduating to experience a music festival. We felt a sense of community, fun and freedom at music festivals that our stifling engineering jobs didn’t provide. In July 2015, one month after opening the brewery, we dropped our to-do lists and made the pilgrimage to Evolve, whereupon we met Cam, the owner of Schoolhouse Brewery, and his cohort. We spent the entire weekend with Schoolhouse selling beers by day and partying all night, every night.
It was only right that we brew a beer with our new friend that embodied the characteristics of festivals that we hold dear: simple, laid back, refreshing, collaborative, and yet quirky and interesting. After taste-testing 8 iterations we brewed together, we settled on a final design that embodies collaboration. Like the Nova Scotian musicians this beer is named for, we are two very different breweries with respect and enjoyment of each other’s unique style. And like the music festivals we and the musicians we love attend, we hope this beer brings people together for strange and beautiful times.
What makes it Good Robot (not true to style):
An American pale ale hopped with Australian varieties.
Any IPA, any pale ale, Keith’s IPA
BBQ chicken, Thai, stir fry, pork chops, curry, mango salsa, summer greens, lobster, crab, meeting your love down at the Khyber