Entries Tagged as 'Beer Reviews'

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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Grab A Beer: New Belgium French Aramis IPA

August 23rd, 2013 · 2 Comments · Beer Reviews

New Belgium French Aramis IPA Alcohol by Volume: 6.7% Look for this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown. Intro: This is the second release in New Belgium’s “Hop Kitchen” series. There will be four total releases of this series in 2013, with Hoppy Bock being the first, a fresh hop beer being […]

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Grab A Beer: Alaskan Raspberry Wheat

June 10th, 2013 · No Comments · Beer Reviews

Alaskan Raspberry Wheat Alcohol by Volume: 6.5% Find this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown. Intro: Summer seasonals vary greatly in style, but many focus on various types of fruit. Alaska has more than its share of local berries, and Alaskan Brewing incorporated more than 3,000 pounds of raspberries into this limited […]

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Grab A Beer: Fremont Seattle Beer Week Organic Pale Ale

May 8th, 2013 · 5 Comments · Beer Reviews, Washington Breweries

Fremont Seattle Beer Week Organic Pale Ale Alcohol by Volume: 4.5% Look for this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown. Intro: One of the highlights of Seattle Beer Week (SBW) is that each year a different brewery is chosen to craft an official beer for the event. In previous years the SBW […]

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The Winners of Brouwer’s Hard Liver Barleywine Festival Announced

March 27th, 2013 · No Comments · + Russ, Beer Reviews, Events

So another Hard Liver barleywine festival is in the books. This last Saturday, crowds lined up in the sun for the 11am opening of Brouwer’s Cafe in order to take a stab at the 57 or so barleywines on tap. The first people in line reportedly arrived at 7:45am! Wow, that’s some dedication. After the […]

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Grab A Beer: Alaskan Imperial Red

December 26th, 2012 · No Comments · Beer Reviews

Alaskan Imperial Red Alcohol by Volume: 8.5% Look for this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown. Intro: Since Alaskan Brewing Company’s Pilot Series has included such gems as their Baltic Porter and Perseverance Russian Imperial Stout, I’m always excited to try new releases in the series. “Red Ale” can carry a variety […]

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Grab A Beer: Redhook Double Black Stout

November 16th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Beer Reviews, Washington Breweries

Redhook Double Black Stout Alcohol by Volume: 7.0% Look for this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown. Intro: Remember when the whole Four Loko thing was in the news a while back and there was a very brief, albeit misguided, worry among beer drinkers that craft brewers might no longer be able […]

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Grab A Beer: Airways Final Departure Imperial Stout

October 19th, 2012 · No Comments · Beer Reviews

Airways Final Departure Imperial Stout Alcohol by Volume: 9.9% Intro: This is the first bottled beer ever released from Airways Brewing, located in Kent, WA. While there are some breweries in Washington that occasionally release an imperial stout, they are few and far between. It’s always good to see another local brewery give the style […]

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Grab A Beer: Deschutes Chasin’ Freshies & Hop Trip

October 11th, 2012 · No Comments · Beer Reviews

Deschutes Chasin’ Freshies          Deschutes Hop Trip Alcohol by Volume: 7.4%                      Alcohol by Volume: 5.7% Look for these beers and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown. Intro: It’s been a while since I’ve done a beer review, and with two fresh […]

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Session IPAs: I Like This Trend

August 16th, 2012 · 8 Comments · Beer Reviews

I love a good IPA. But, while I can appreciate a 9% Imperial IPA as much as the next hophead, what I really seek out these days are low alcohol IPAs that give you plenty of hop flavor without overwhelming you with alcohol and bitterness. Many of these lower alcohol IPAs fall in at just […]

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