Dec 29, 2022
2022 Fruit Tart Wrap Up
The very best superlatives you'll read about Fruit Tarts all year.
Nov 29, 2022
Fruit Tarts Pack A Punch
A unique effect of using so much real fruit in a Fruit Tart is that most of our drinks pack a punch. The alcohol con...
Feb 14, 2022
UA Explorer #27: Our Values
Starting a business is a lot like having kids. Not in the physical sense, or in the stress it induces, or the emotion...
Feb 9, 2022
UA Explorer #25: 2022 Update
Well well well, here we are. In the year 2022, looking back on two years of uncertainty, change, grief, frustration, ...
Mar 11, 2020
Urban Artifact Artwork and Branding Process
The distinct Urban Artifact art style is a combination of constraints. Most all of our label artwork starts out with...
Jun 24, 2019
Thanks to local historian, Michael Morgan, and the video production team at 7/79, you can watch our amazing yeast di...
Oct 4, 2018
We’re Re-animating Beer from Century-Old Yeast
Big news! We are fermenting a beer that is a first in the annals of brewing history: It is being made from...
Mar 7, 2018
Fruit [Popsicle, Juice, Smoothie, Milkshake, Slurpy, Ice Cream] Beers
Fruit beers! The best beers if you ask us. The blending of refined country fruit wines and beer elevated to another ...
Feb 28, 2018
Fruit Beers, Caveat Emptor
The world of fruit beer is filled with misnomers, misogyny, and misconceptions. Fruit is the ever trendy thing, espe...
Jan 12, 2018
2017 Urban Artifact Review
In 2017 we… § Produced 94 packaged beers, including 32 unique Midwest Fruit Tart variants. § Used over 75,000 pounds...
Nov 21, 2017
Spontaneous fermentation was a new concept for me when I interviewed for the available brewer position at Urban Arti...
Sep 24, 2017
A key piece of the Urban Artifact brand is our four primary seasonal goses. The strategy of having a fixed seasonal ...