Monthly Archives: August 2008

Port Townsend Golden Ale

Perhaps the only so-so beer I have had from Port Townsend Brewing Company to date, Port Townsend Golden Ale isn’t a bad beer but it definitely has nothing remarkable about it.  So far, the brewery has done a very good job … Continue reading

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Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier – Märzen

Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier or Original Schlenkerla Smokebeer – Märzen comes to us from the Bamburg, Germany… a town known for smokebeer and a place specifically known for this brew.  Their website actually has a bunch of great information on the beer, … Continue reading

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Port Townsend Hop Diggidy I.P.A.

I thought for sure the first time we came across this beer was at the 2008 Seattle International Beerfest (SIB)… but a quick view of my post and I don’t see it… ah well.  I found it when in Port Townsend … Continue reading

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Spire Mountain Pear Cider

Decided to take a mini-break from the beer the other day and picked up this wonderful sounding alcoholic beverage at the local market.  Spire Mountain Pear Cider comes to us from the folks at Fish Brewing Company where the last beer … Continue reading

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Port Townsend IPA

My second beer of the trip when we ate at Jordini’s in Port Townsend was the Port Townsend IPA.  This beer, while not being exotic, strange, or unique, pretty much nails IPA on the head.  It doesn’t stand out, but it doesn’t … Continue reading

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Port Townsend Scotch

Boy did we have a good weekend.  A ferry trip to Port Townsend and Fort Worden State Park netted us some fun in the sun on the beach, some very cool military battery exploration, a fine lunch and some really … Continue reading

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Alaskan Pale

Alaskan Brewing Company has done very well on the blog and I think Alaskan Amber is probably one of the classics, so I am inclined to have high hopes heading into just about any Alaskan beer we might run into.  Alaskan Pale didn’t … Continue reading

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Redhook Late Harvest Autumn Ale

I love seasonal beer tasting.  I think it has to do with the adventure of tasting a beer that you clearly know has a purpose and a reason for existence beyond the normal reasons, of course.  Redhook Late Harvest Autumn … Continue reading

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Since I had such good luck with the 12 pack of Olympia I bought the other day, I thought I might pick up another Northwest staple, Rainier.  Come to find out it isn’t actually brewed here and it is owned by … Continue reading

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Oranjeboom… I actually think I like saying the name of this beer more than I liked drinking it, but it isn’t too bad.  Brought to us from the fine folks in Holland, Oranjeboom is a mild lager that doesn’t have … Continue reading

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