Day 9 – The Homestretch


We’re almost there folks, just a few days left in Seattle Beer Week 2014. Hopefully your liver has survived the first 8 days and you’re ready to finish strong this weekend. You’re going to need it to be in tiptop shape in order to do so, especially with what’s brewing today (pun intended).

Midnight Sun Night at The Noble Fir 4PM:

The Noble Fir, a lovely and cozy place to enjoy amazing beer in Ballard, features SIX Midnight Sun beers on tap. JOIN IN for some specialty beers not usually available on tap Outside Alaska. Doors open at 4 PM.

Barn Burner Belgian Red Ale
8.5% ABV 27 IBUs
Nicely hopped yet still malty Belgian Red, brewed with Saison yeast

Brewtality Espresso Black Beer
9.7% ABV 17 IBUs
Robust yet smooth Black Bier, aged with locally roasted espresso coffee beans

Meltdown Double IPA
8.0% ABV 80 IBUs
Golden IPA that packs a punch in both hop character and strength

Arctic Devil Barley Wine
13.2% ABV 20 IBUs
Longtime award-winning English-style Barley Wine, aged in bourbon oak barrels
*Honorable Mention at Hard Liver Barley Wine Fest 2014

I’ll Have Another Coffee Stout
7.1% ABV 30 IBUs
A collaborative recipe brewed by 4 different Alaska breweries – this is Midnight Sun’s version

Son of Berserker “Small” Imperial Stout
6.9% ABV 20 IBUs


Elysian Unusuals at The Yard 4PM:

Barrel aged, sours and more. Happy Hour Beer and food pairings.


Break it Down with Breakside at The Pine Box 5PM:

The gang from Breakside is rolling through with a bag of goodies.

On Tap:
Apollo & Dionysus – ?ABV Gin Barrel¬-Aged Sour Saison with Flowers
Bourbon Barrel-Aged Aztec – 12% ABV Strong amber ale made with cacao/chocolate nibs and two types of chilies that was aged in freshly emptied bourbon barrels.
India Golden Ale – 8.10% ABV Golden Double India Pale ALe
Oud Cuir Belgian Dark Ale
Pilsner – 5.1% ABV traditional German-style lager.
Spring Kolsch
Wanderlust IPA – 6.6% ABV India Pale Ale
Woodlawn Pale Ale – 5.4% ABV Hoppy Pale Ale


And last but not least, the big one for today…..BODACIOUS BREWFEST! 

This event kicks off at Beveridge Place Pub at 2PM and is one of the most popular events every year, just check out our reader poll of favorite events from 2013 SBW (it finished second to Sour Fest). The event features as many unusual beers as they can come up with. Odd ones, rare ones, new ones, etc. Barrel-aged brews, sour beers, fruit & spice beers, and more! Taster trays are definitely encouraged, you’ll want to try them all!

BPP has started to roll out a list of tray options for this years event including:

Bodacious Breakfast Tray: Pike MapleStout, GreatDivide EspressoYeti, LostCoast Tangerine, EvilTwin ImperialDoughnut, Mikkeller BeerGeekBacon

Bodacious Barrel Tray: Brews from Sound, Foggy Noggin, Against the Grain, Bainbridge Island, & Sierra Nevada!

Bodacious Fruit Tray: 21A Monk’sBlood, JollyPumpkin MaricaiboEspeciale, NewBelgium Pardebloem, Ommegang Fire&Blood, Big Al/Finnriver Graff

Bodacious Sour Tray: LocalOption KentuckyCommon, NakedCity BarrelSour, Almanac ValleyoftheHeart’sDelight, Snipes Jackal, NorthSound StrawbRhub

Bodacious Hoppy Tray: Bellevue Wheat Triple IPA, Denali Big DIPA, Harmon Rajah IIPA, Black Market Liberation IIPA, Lazy Boy Triple IPA!

This is a CAN’T MISS event! We’ll see you over there!


Well folks, that’s all for today. We hope to see you out there this weekend enjoying the last few days of SBW2014. Cheers!


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