October 17, 2014
New Arrivals 10/16

Belgian Beers:

  • Gouden Carolus Cuvee van de Keizer (Blue):  "Grand Cru of the Emperor" is an iconic Belgian Strong Ale, brewed in celebration of the birth of Emperor Charles Quint.  A fantastic example of the style, this hearty beer has notes of roasted malts, caramel and dark fruits.10% ABV.
  • Gouden Carolus Cuvee van de Keizer (Red):  Brewed for the first time in 2008, the 10th Anniversary of the original Grand Cru of the Emperor.  This is a blonde version, brewed with a variety of malts, spices and Belgian hops.  10% ABV.
  • Straffe Hendrik Heritage 2012:  Quadrupel ale, aged for at least a year in oak casks in the ancient cellars of Huisbrouwerij de Halve Maan.  11% ABV.

5 Dissimilar Beers:

  • Local Option Morning Wood:  Amber ale brewed with Dark Matter’s El Salvador San Jose coffee and aged in new American oak.  40 IBU, 7.3 % ABV.
  • Stillwater A Saison Darkly:  Dark saison brewed with hibiscus, rose hips, and schisandra berries.  8% ABV.
  • Trinity 365 Day Golden Sour:  Brewed with a malt bill of over 30% raw wheat, then aged for a year in French oak Chardonnay barrels with lactobacillus and brettanomyces.  pH of 3.0, 5% ABV.
  • Great Divide Oak Aged Yeti (back in stock):  Imperial stout aged on oak.  9.5% ABV.
  • Elysian Space Dust 6-Packs:  A favorite from Elysian’s Manic series, now available year round in 6 packs.  Brewed with Chinook bittering hops and dry-hopped with Citra and Amarillo.  7.2% ABV.

Cider:

  • Sea Cider Pippins (back in stock):  Off-dry cider shows off the Pippin varietal in this robust, 9.5% ABV cider from Victoria, BC.

October 9, 2014
New Arrivals 10/09!

Fresh Hop:

  • Crux Crystal Zwickle:  Belgian style pale ale brewed with light pilsner and dark crystal malts and Crystal hops from Goschie Farms in Silverton, OR.  30 IBU, 6% ABV.
  • Sierra Nevada Harvest:  Northern Hemsiphere Wet Hop (Fresh Hop) IPA brewed with hops from Yakima, WA.  6.7% ABV.
  • Three Creeks Cone Lick’r:  Fresh hop pale brewed with Centennial hops from BC Farms in Woodburn, OR.  5% ABV.  
  • Deschutes Hop Trip:  Fresh hop Pale brewed with hops from Sodbuster Farms! 38 IBU, 5.9% ABV.
  • Reverend Nat’s Fresh Hop Hopricot:  Apple cider made with apricot and fresh Cascade hops! 6.9% ABV.

Assertively hopped beers:

  • Block 15 Sticky Hands: Limit 1 per person
  • Laurelwood Deranger:  Imperial Free Range Red! Bigger, Better, Faster, Stronger! 100 IBU, 8.6% ABV.
  • Green Flash Green Bullet:  Triple IPA brewed with New Zealand Pacific Gem and Green Bullet hops.  100+IBU, 10.1% ABV.

The Dark Side:

  • Firestone Walker Velvet Merkin:  Bourbon barrel aged oatmeal stout. 33 IBU, 8.5% ABV.
  • New Belgium/Perenial Salted Belgian Chocolate Stout:  Collaboration brew in the Lips of Faith Series.  Belgian style stout brewed with salt and chocolate (as one might suspect). 9% ABV.
  • Captured By Porches Undead Porter:  6.3% ABV seasonal Porter.
  • Goose Island The Muddy:  Imperial stout featuring “an amplified sweetness” and licorice.  32 IBU, 9% ABV.

A Trio of unrelated beverages, grouped here for convenience:

  • Timmermans Oude Gueuze:  Blend of 3 year old barrel aged lambic and new lambic.  Age-worthy for 20 years.  5.5% ABV.
  • Ommegang Valar Morghulis:  An Abbey Dubbel—Newest release in the Game of Thrones series. n
  • Anthem Pear Cider:  Traditionally fermented cider made with Oregon and/or Washington apples and pears. 5.5% ABV.

October 2, 2014
New Arrivals 10/02

Pumpkin Beverages:

  • Burnside Dapper Skeleton: Pumpkin ale brewed with chiles, cocoa nibs and spices.  11 IBU, 5.9% ABV.
  • Rogue Pumpkin Patch Ale:  Ale brewed with Rogue Farms pumpkins from Independence, Oregon, Rogue Farms hops and a variety of spices including orange peel, cinnamon, cloves cardamom, vanilla, ginger and nutmeg.
  • Seattle Cider Pumpkin Spice:  Semi-dry cider fermented with cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, cloves and a touch of pumpkin.  6.9% ABV.

Fresh Hop:

  • Double Mountain Killer Red:  Fresh hop India Red Ale.  88 IBU, 7.2% ABV.
  • Double Mountain Killer Green:  Fresh Hop IPA.  97 IBU, 7.5% ABV.
  • Ground Breaker (formerly Harvester) Fresh Hop:  Portland brewed Gluten Free IPA brewed with fresh Cascade hops.  

Ballast Point:

  • Tongue Buckler:  Assertive Imperial Red Ale.  108 IBU, 10% ABV.
  • Dorado:  Assertive Imperial IPA.  90 IBU, 10% ABV.
  • Victory at Sea:  Exceptionally smooth Imperial Porter brewed with coffe and vanilla.  60 IBU, 10% ABV.
  • Calico:  Amber ale inspired by English ESBs, but with American hops providing some bite and floral notes.  35 IBU, 5.5% ABV.

Unique Styles:

  • Victory Wild Devil:  Hop Devil IPA that has been enhanced with a Brettanomyces fermentation.  6.7% ABV.
  • Stone Stochasticity Project Hibiscusicity:  Belgian-style ale brewed with Hibiscus flower and orange peel.  7.4% ABV.
  • Boulevard Hibiscus Gose:  Moderately sour wheat beer brewed with coriander and sea salt and steeped with dried hibiscus flowers.  11 IBU, 4.2% ABV.
  • Dogfish Head 61 Minute:  60 Minute IPA brewed with syrah grape must.  60 IBU, 6.5% ABV.

Mostly Local:

  • Hair of the Dog Blue Dot:  The summer release of Blue Dot is finally here!  7% double IPA.
  • Full Sail Oatmeal Stout:  Newest release in the Brewer’s Share series.  51 IBU, 5.58% ABV.
  • Ninkasi Friends of Trees:  Hoppy Pale Ale.  All profits from this beer go to help support Friends of Trees!  60 IBU, 5.5% ABV.
  • Ninkasi Imperiale:  Full bodied and smooth imperial stout with a bitter finish.  70 IBU, 9.1% ABV.
  • New Belgium Hop the Pond:  Double IPA brewed with ingredients from around the globe:  Admiral hops from England, Galaxy from Australia and Citra from the US.  The malt bill is sourced from Chile, Germany, England and Canada.  80 IBU, 8% ABV.

September 25, 2014
New Arrivals 09/25

  • Boon Oude Geuze:  Traditional Belgian Lambic.  Spontaneously fermented, aged for two years in oak vats and refeermented in the bottle.  7% ABV.
  • Boon Geuze Mariage Parfait:  Spontaneously fermented lambic aged for a minimum of 3 years in oak barrels.  8% ABV.
  • Breakside Bourbon Aztec:  Brewed with habanero and serrano chilies and cacao nibs, then aged in freshly emptied bourbon barrels.  10.7% ABV.
  • Breakside Passionfruit Sour Ale:  Inspired by German Berliner weisse.  100% sour fermented wheat ale, conditioned with passionfruit.  4% ABV.
  • Heater Allen Bobtoberfest:  Malty and smooth Oktoberfest with a touch of hop bitterness.  22 IBU, 5,4% ABV.
  • Heater Allen Pils and Coastal Common:  Back in stock!
  • Lompoc Monster Mash:  Imperial Porter brewed with a number of specialty malts.  8% ABV.
  • Weihenstephaner Oktoberfest: Full bodied, hoppy Bavarian Marzen. 5.8% ABV.
  • Blue Mountain Estate Winesap:  Single varietal made with fresh pressed, sustainably grown Winesap apples.  Dry finish, with a hint of apple tartness.  6.75% ABV.

September 18, 2014
New Arrivals 09/18

Very Limited!

  • Upright Special Herbs:  Gin barrel aged gruit.  5.7% ABV.
  • Upright Saison du Blodgett:  Tart and hoppy barrel aged saison.  5.7% ABV.
  • Block 15 Sticky Hands Superfecta:  Imperial IPA hopped with Simcoe, Mosaic, Equinox and Citra varietals.  8.1% ABV.

New Autumnal Beers:

  • The Bruery Autumn Maple:  Belgian style brown ale brewed with yams, molasses, maple syrup and spices.  10% ABV.
  • Midnight Sun Trickster:  Belgian style ale brewed with pumpkin and spices.  22 IBU, 7% ABV.
  • Midnight Sun Treat:  Formerly known as ICPP (Imperial Chocolate Pumpkin Porter).  Brewed with pumpkin, cocoa nibs, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg.  30 IBU, 7.8% ABV.
  • Anderson Valley Fall Hornin’:  Pumpkin ale with a silky body and a smooth finish,  20 IBU, 6% ABV.
  • Leinenkugel Big Eddy:  Uber-Oktoberfest.  35 IBU, 8.5% ABV.
  • Hacker Pschorr Oktoberfest:  Top rated Marzen, served at the Munich Oktoberfest.  5.8% ABV.
  • New Belgium Tour de Fall:  Pale Ale dry-hopped with Cascade and Amarillo hops.  38 IBU, 6% ABV.

Other New Arrivals:

  • New Belgium Le Terroir:  Outstanding Amarillo dry-hopped sour ale aged in wooden foeders.  7.5% ABV.
  • Stone Xocoveza:  Collaboration with Chris Banker and Insurgente Imperial Stout brewed with cocoa, coffee, peppers, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg.  8.1% ABV.
  • Mazama Hop Eruption:  Pungent IPA brewed and dry hopped with 4 different C-hop varietals.  70 IBU, 6.8% ABV.
  • Mazama Wizard Island Wit:  Featuring a bright malt bill with a significant proportion of wheat and the traditional additions of coriander and orange peel.  13 IBU, 4.8% ABV.
  • Pyramid Lord Alesworth:  Part of the Brewer’s Reserve series.  An “English-Style Royal Ale” fit to please lovers of malt forward beers.  25 IBU, 8.1% ABV.

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September 13, 2014
New Cider, Mead and…Libation!

  • Burrow Hill Sommerset:  refreshing blend of 11 varieties of vintage apples.  5.7% ABV.
  • Burrow Hill Stoke Red:  Bone dry, full bodied and tannic cider.  8% ABV.
  • Oliver’s Posh Scrumpy:  Bittersweet and tangy apple cider.  6.2% ABV.
  • L’Hermitiere Demi-Sec:  Normandy cider that is not sweet and balanced by hints of earthy barnyard and a dry, tannic finish.
  • Finn  River Forest Ginger:  Crisp cider made with crushed ginger and fir tips.  
  • Apple Bandit Cider:  Lightly sweet and a somewhat tart cider from the Rogue Valley,made from organic apples.  6.5% ABV.
  • Apple Bandit Dry Cider:  Dry cider with a pleasant touch of funkiness.  6% ABV.
  • Nectar Creek Chicory Mead:  Oregon Mead made with chicory root.
  • Artisan Ginger Libation:  Malt free ginger beer from Vermont.  Made from ginger, pineapple juice, lemon and lime juice and cane sugar.  9% ABV.

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September 13, 2014
Veritable Cornucopia of Beer Part 2

  • Midnight Sun Barfly:  Smoked Imperial Stout, 12.6% ABV.
  • Midnight Sun Berserker:  Imperial stout brewed with maple syrup and aged in bourbon barrels.  12.7% ABV.
  • Midnight Sun Brewtality:  Imperial Black Lager brewed with coffee.  9.7% ABV.
  • Russian River Temptation:  Sour ale aged in Chardonnay barrels.
  • Bear Republic Apex:  100 IBU, 8.95% ABV Imperial IPA.
  • Block 15 Wandelpad:  Well hopped Blegian Ale.  50 IBU, 6.4% ABV.
  • Southern Tier Pumking:  Imperial Pumpkin Ale.  8.6% ABV.
  • Oakshire Big Black Jack:  Chocolate Pumpkin Porter.  7.5% ABV.
  • Sierra Nevada Ovila Triple:  8.8% ABV Abbey Tripel.
  • Boulevard Reverb:  Imperial Pils.  32 IBU, 7.7% ABV.
  • Goose Island Rambler:  IPA 6-packs brewed with Mt. Hood and Amarillo hops.

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September 13, 2014
Veritable Cornucopia of New Beer Part 1

  • Amager Hr. Frederiksen:  American styleImperial stout brewed wtih Cenetennial hops.  85 IBU, 10.5% ABV.
  • Amager Imperial Stout:  Brewed with Zeus hops.  10% ABV.
  • Amager Rye Porter:  Brewed with hand roasted malts and 16% rye.  8.5% ABV.
  • Amager/Hoppin’ Frog Hops to Amager:  Imperial stout with a significant infusion of Tomahawk and Chinook hops.  8% ABV.
  • Mikkeller Draft Bear:  Imperial Pils, 8% ABV.
  • Mikkeller It’s Alive!:  Belgian Strong Ale inspired by Orval.  Well hopped and fermented with Brettanomyces.  8% ABV.
  • Mikkeller It’s Alive! Rhubarb: See above…add rhubarb.
  • Mikkeller Not Just Another Wit:  Well hopped, (Imperial?) Witbier brewed with orange peel and coriander seeds.  7.6% ABV
  • Mikkeller Beer Geek Breakfast:  Oatmeal stout brewed with coffee 7.5% ABV.
  • Mikkeller Rauch Geek Breakfast:  Smoked version of Beer Geek, 7.5% ABV.
  • Mikkeller Orange Yuzu Glad I Said Porter:  Porter with coffee, chocolate and citrus notes.  6% ABV.
  • Mikkeller SpontanGooseberry:  Lambic brewed with gooseberries.  7.7% ABV.
  • De Molen Hel & Verdoemenis:  Imperial Stout, 10% ABV.  Age-worthy for 25 years!
  • De Molen Klap Van De Molen:  Spiced strong ale brewed with cinnamon, cardamom, anise and laurel.  9.8% ABV.
  • De Molen Cease and Desist:  Imperial Stout, 10.4% ABV.  Age-worthy for 25 years!
  • De Molen SSS:  Original 1914 London Style Stout by Ron Pattinson.  9.99% ABV.  Age-worthy for 5 years.
  • Het Nest Kleveretien:  Belgian strong ale brewed with anise.  10% ABV.
  • To Ol Black Maria:  Black IPA with flavors of roasted malts and pungent hops.  8.1% ABV.
  • To Ol I’ve Seen Bigger than Yours:  Barleywine brewed with orange peel and raspberry juice.  14% ABV.
  • To Ol Sans Frontiere:  Belgian Ale hopped and dry-hopped with European hops, refermented with Brettanomyces and aged in white wine barrels.  7% ABV.
  • Beer Here Harwood:  Imperial porter with a rich malt profile and lingering bitterness.  8% ABV.
  • Beer Here Morke:  Pumpernickel porter, 7.5% ABV.
  • Hitachino Nest White Ale:  Fantastic Witbier from Japan.  Brewed with orange peel and spices.  5.5% ABV.
  • Au Baron Cuvee des Jonquilles:  Lovely French Biere de Garde.  7% ABV.
  • De Ranke Guldenberg:  Hoppy Belgian Strong Ale with hearty malt backbone.  8.5% ABV.
  • De Ranke XX Bitter:  Hoppy Belgian Ale brewed with Hallertau andBrewer’s Gold Hops.  6.2% ABV.
  • Ellizelloise Hercule:  Malty, yet dry Belgian Imperial Stout.  9% ABV.
  • Dieu du Ciel! Rigor Mortis:  Belgian style Quadrupel brewed in Canada.  10.5% ABV.
  • Dieu du Ciel! Equinoxe du Primptemps:  Scotch Ale brewed with maple syrup once a year in January.  9.5% ABV. 
  • Thornbridge Wild Raven:  Black IPA brewed with Nelson Sauvin, Centennial and Sorachi hops.  6.6% ABV.
  • Thornbridge St. Petersburg:  English born Imperial Russian Stout.  Notes of molasses, licorice and chocolate with a hoppy finish.  7.4% ABV.
  • Burton Bridge Empire:  English Strong Ale brewed with significant amounts of Styrian and Challenger hops.  7.5% ABV.
  • Harviestoun Old Engine Oil:  Fantastic Old Ale.  6% ABV.
  • Harviestoun Bitter and Twisted:  Zest and refreshing English IPA brewed with Hallertau, Challenger and Styrian hops.  Light bodied 4.2% ABV.

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September 13, 2014
Many New Arrivals!

September 4, 2014
New Arrivals Here and There

  • Stone 18th Anniversary IPA:  Billed as the hoppiest golden-brown IPA on earth, and features El Dorado hops.  8.5% ABV.
  • Harvieston Bitter and Twisted:  Scottish IPA brewed with Hallertau, Challenger and Styrian Goldings hops.  Somewhat less carbonated than other IPAs with a lemony twist.  4.2% ABV.
  • Harviestoun Old Engine Oil:  Viscous, chocolatey, roasty Old Ale.  6% ABV.
  • Thornbridge Saint Petersburg:  Imperial Russian Stout brewed in the UK, (as they historically were when brewed for the Russian Czarist Court).  Characterized by sweet roasted malt, hints of chicory and bitter coffee and a bit of peaty smoke.  7.7% ABV.
  • Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Weizen:  Smoked wheat ale from the most notable of smoked beer brewers, located in Bamberg, Germany.  5.2% ABV.

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