Entries Tagged as 'Beer Reviews'

Grab A Beer: Fort George/Block 15/Boneyard 3-Way IPA

June 9th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Beer Releases, Beer Reviews, Oregon Breweries

Fort George/Block 15/Boneyard 3-Way IPA Alcohol by Volume: 7.2% Intro: Once I heard about this year’s participants for the Fort George 3-Way IPA, I have to admit I was pretty excited to taste the results. While I have not tried much from Block 15 (they don’t distribute in Seattle), they have a good reputation & […]

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Grab A Beer: Seattle Beer Week Six Degrees of Collaboration

May 1st, 2014 · 1 Comment · Beer Releases, Beer Reviews, Washington Breweries

Seattle Beer Week Six Degrees of Collaboration Alcohol by Volume: 6.0% Intro: For the 6th annual Seattle Beer Week, the organizers brought together brewers from six different Seattle breweries to come up with a beer. They ended up using six malts, six hop varieties added at six different times, and six different house yeasts. They stretch […]

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Grab A Beer: Kona Castaway IPA

April 22nd, 2014 · No Comments · Beer Reviews

Kona Castaway IPA Alcohol by Volume: 6.0% Intro: No matter how many Corona commercials you are exposed to these days, you know you can do better when looking for a beer to enjoy while sitting on he beach. Much better. Kona Brewing has been making quality beer on the Big Island since 1994, and I’ll […]

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Grab A Beer: Hale’s Barrel Aged Imperial Red Ale

April 17th, 2014 · No Comments · Beer Reviews, Washington Breweries

Hale’s Barrel Aged Imperial Red Ale Alcohol by Volume: 9.0% Intro: Despite the brewery’s best efforts, many people still haven’t noticed that Hale’s Ales has been brewing some very non-English-style Ales over the past several years. In particular, they’ve been doing a rotating series of barrel-aged beers that has been quite impressive. Their barrel-aged Wee […]

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Grab A Beer: Elevation Fanboy Double IPA Aged in Oak Barrels

April 2nd, 2014 · No Comments · Beer Reviews

Elevation Fanboy Alcohol by Volume: 8.5% Intro: Located in Poncha Springs, CO, Elevation opened in 2012 and has gone through two expansions already. They now have a healthy total of 315bbls of fermentation capacity and are eyeing possible distribution to Washington in the next year or two. So, while you can’t find their beers here […]

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Grab A Beer: Wynkoop Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout

March 24th, 2014 · No Comments · Beer Reviews

Wynkoop Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout Alcohol by Volume: 7.5% Intro: Brewers will put just about anything in a beer these days, huh? What started out as a fantastic April Fools Day joke video by Denver’s Wynkoop Brewing Company back in 2012 resulted in them actually making a stout brewed with sliced & roasted bull testicles, […]

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Grab A Beer: Paradise Creek Sacred Cow Espresso Milk Stout

February 25th, 2014 · No Comments · Beer Reviews, Washington Breweries

Paradise Creek Sacred Cow Espresso Milk Stout Alcohol by Volume: 5.0% Look for this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown. Intro: This one comes from Paradise Creek Brewery, located in Pullman, WA. I think that this is the first bottle I’ve purchased of theirs, but I have had several of their beers […]

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Grab A Beer: BridgePort Trilogy 1

February 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Beer Reviews, Oregon Breweries

BridgePort Trilogy 1 Crystal Dry-Hopped Pale Ale Alcohol by Volume: 5.2% Look for this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown. Intro: In honor of BridgePort’s 30th anniversary, the Portland brewery is a releasing a trio of limited edition beers called the Trilogy Series. First up is this pale ale featuring Crystal hops, […]

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Grab A Beer: Widmer Upheaval IPA

February 10th, 2014 · No Comments · Beer Reviews, Oregon Breweries

Widmer Upheaval IPA Alcohol by Volume: 7.0% Look for this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown. Intro: “It’s a new dawn for the Northwest IPA,” Widmer Brothers proclaims in the press insert that accompanied the box of beer that arrived on my doorstep. Despite the heady aroma of the pungent dried hops […]

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Grab A Beer: Full Sail “26″ Cascade Pilsner

October 21st, 2013 · 1 Comment · Beer Reviews, Oregon Breweries

Full Sail “26″ Cascade Pilsner Alcohol by Volume: 6.0 Look for this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown. Intro: I definitely enjoy German or Czech style pilsners with assertive hop profiles. I’m also a big fan of NW IPAs that feature the amazing local hops that we get in WA and OR. […]

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