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Oh Happy Day #12 – Redhook Rope Swing Summer Pilsner

We tasted this the other day at the Redhook Big Ballard Imperial IPA Release Event, but the official Oh Happy Day package came just a couple of days ago… see below in all its glory… and then below that for the … Continue reading

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Redhook Rope Swing Summer Pilsner

**Added pic of bottle and pour… so, so pretty!  After tasting out of the bottle, the rating stands… this is an outstanding pilsner!!!** While my perma-smile is starting to fade from the Redhook Big Ballard Imperial IPA Release Event the other night, … Continue reading

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Redhook Big Ballard Imperial IPA

Coming out of the Redhook Big Ballard Imperial IPA Release Event, here is the official tasting… Goal!   Redhook scores with their Big Ballard Imperial IPA. Tasted tonight, at the event, this brew pours darker than a normal IPA but has the characteristic … Continue reading

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Redhook Big Ballard Imperial IPA Release Event

How to reach perma-smile… get off work, drive to Redhook Brewery, attend special invite release party for great tasting beer with friends, neighbors, and strangers.  Pretty simple equation, I figure… 🙂  Summary: A great night with great people… potentially the best … Continue reading

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Redhook 8-4-1 Expedition Ale

 Straight off of an Oh Happy Day moment (Oh Happy Day #11 – Redhook 8-4-1 Expedition Ale), I have to post this with satisfaction of a beer well tasted.  Mr. Dave and I had an opportunity to try this bad boy … Continue reading

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Deschutes Black Butte XXI

Deschutes Black Butte XXI is a new take on the old Black Butte Porter.  Thick and viscous, this brew has both chocolate nibs and coffee beans (dry hop) in it, giving it a solid hit of each.  Chocolate in the nose, coffee in the … Continue reading

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2009 Pike Entire Wood Aged Stout

The 2009 vintage of the Pike Entire Wood Aged Stout looks awesome in the glass, doesn’t it?  Really… that is an amazing head with some dark beer syrup under it… mmm mmm good.  I wish it all were true… I think the … Continue reading

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