Hopworks Urban Brewery has some announcements to make about special beer tappings in this week leading up to Christmas. I am especially a huge fan of the Brouwer’s Anniversary Imperial Stout that they are tapping on Tuesday.
Sunday, December 18 – We’re re-releasing our 2009 Noggin Floggin barleywine and 2010 barrel-aged Noggin Floggin barleywine. Come on in and cozy up with these special vintage beers and explore the nuances time and bourbon barrels add to our winter warmer. Both beers go on at noon and run until they’re gone.
Tuesday, December 20 – Special release of Hopworks Brouwer’s Anniversary Imperial Stout. We brewed an imperial version of our 7-Grain Stout (minus the coffee) to help celebrate the 6th anniversary of Seattle’s famed Brouwer’s Café. The beer has a very complex roasted, fruity, brown sugar aroma and is full-bodied with flavors of roast barley, chocolate, cocoa nibs, molasses and dark fruit. It’s followed by a warming alcohol finish and lingering notes of all the aromas and flavors listed above. Look for it on-tap beginning at 4:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 22 – Drop into the brewery on Powell Blvd. and take advantage of our 12/22 case beer sale. Purchase a case of any of our core brands (IPA, DOA and Stout) for $36 as well as special discounts on seasonal offerings including Bike Beer Kolsch, Noggin Floggin Barleywine and Abominable Winter Ale. At Hopworks Urban Brewery, 2944 SE Powell only.
Thursday, December 22 – Track down our elusive bourbon barrel-aged Abominable Winter Ale, better known as Kentucky Christmas, before it disappears. We’ve lined up a limited release at both Hopworks locations at 4:00 pm until it’s all gone for the season.
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