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Welcome to Amazing Tap Handles - The Tap Handle Museum. Here you will find photos of the Museum's collection of beer taps, along with brewery info. Have a look around the Museum, and use the contact form in sidebar to leave me feedback about the site, talk about taps, or if you have a rare tap handle you'd like to sell to the Museum. I'd love to hear from you! Please, no inquires about buying taps - they're not for sale.

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Sunday, March 11, 2012

Tap Handle #116: Keegan Ales - Old Capital

This is not one of my top taps, but I still really like it. The only difference between varieties is in the label.

Keegan Ales was founded in 2003 in Kingston, New York by Tommy Keegan. One Father's Day Tommy bought his father a home brewing kit. Intrigued at the possibilities, he attended the University of California - Davis for their Master Brewers program. He bought the defunct Woodstock Brewery and was soon up and running. Keegan Ales brews three main beers and production is small.

Old Capital is a golden/blond ale named for the fact that Kingston was once the capital of New York before the British burned it down. It is more complex and robust than a lager and has a subtle, sweet cereal note. Weighted average on ratebeer.com is 2.82 out of 5.

Keegan Ales Official Website

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