News From Elysian

January 27th, 2009 · No Comments · Washington Breweries

For those of you that don’t get the Elysian newsletter, there is a lot of exciting stuff going on:

E-Foam, Elysian Brewing Company¹s Online Newsletter January 27, 2009

In the world of beer we have a lot to look forward to this year.

We have just brewed the first Collabeeration beer with New Belgium. New Belgium Brewing is now a legal brewer in the State of WA, operating within the Elysian Capitol Hill brewery. The first version of The Trip, a Belgian-style Trippel/IPA hybrid was brewed last Thursday. A release at the end of February is scheduled for this draught-only product at fine beer retailers around the Puget Sound. It will of course be on tap at all three Elysian locations.

We have started to send some beer to the Bay Area. We hope to have full distribution by Spring from San Jose to Sacramento.

San Francisco Beer Week (
Thursday 2/12 Oak-aged beer at 21st Amendment. We will taste Bifrost,JackFrost and OakFrost.
Saturday 2/14 Toronado Barleywine Festival (Cyclops-Olde One Eye)
Sunday 2/15 Celebrator Beer News Beer Festival.

ELYSIAN WINTER BEER FESTIVAL (always the last Saturday of February)
Saturday February 28 Elysian Capitol Hill 12noon-10PM

Philly Beer Week (
Thursday March 10th-Meet The Buhler-Monks Café 10PM
David Buhler will be pouring some special beers in the backroom of Monks.

WA Brewer Cask Fest
Saturday March 29th (
We plan to pour Herbert’s Legendary Cask Ale and Green Man Organic IPA, and hope to offer a cask of the Trip beer brewed with our friends at New Belgium.

Seattle Beer Week (
May 7-16
We will have a ton of events starting with the first annual GREAT ELYSIAN BEER FESTIVAL- we will pour up to 40 Elysian-brewed beers on draught at Elysian Fields Saturday May 9th 12 noon-10PM.
Look for the details to develop, but we are planning a Collabeeration beer dinner with New Belgium Mon 5/11, Firkin Fest Tues 5/12, Capitol Hill Pub Crawl Wed 5/13, Maibock-Yourbock-Uhrbock Thurs 5/14, and finally a celebration of Seattle beers at Elysian Fields with the Red Sox in town 5/14 & 5/15.

BREWERS NIGHTS: Join us at these local fine beer bars for a night of Elysian Beer.
March 18-Diamond Knot Brewery
March 25-Parkway Pub
April 4-Dog and Pony Alehouse-Laura Stoudt Sushi Extravaganza

What’s Brewing?
We have another Woutbier brewing with the slurry of critters (son of Wout) re-pitched from the first batch, a fresh batch of Avatar Jasmine IPA, we put Bifrost in a tank with a bunch of toasted french oak staves (OakFrost), Cyclops Barleywine is in conditioning, The Sirens Ale a Belgian-style goldenAle is almost done fermenting.

Burp ŠŠ
David Buhler, Dick Cantwell & Joe Bisacca

I’m beginning to think I’m going to need to work from home every day of the Seattle Beer Week.


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