This Thursday (11/19, 6pm) don your snazziest ugly Christmas sweater and head on over to Brouwer’s for their 5th annual Ugly Sweater Party! Brouwer’s will tap 10 Firestone Walker Brewing Co. beers, including some particularly rare and awesome ones. Plus, for all of you that go in your ugliest sweaters you can join the contest for “ugliest sweater in Seattle!” There will be great prizes, delicious beer, and good food for all to enjoy.
Helldorado ’15 – Imperial Blonde Ale/Blonde Barleywine; this honey infused imperial blonde ale was aged in Heaven Hill Brands barrels then blended for a rick boozy honey liqueur character.
Stickee Monkey ’14 – American Quad; this quad, they deem as a Central Coast Quad, is brewed with mexican Turbinado brown sugar the aged in spirit barrel and blended for notes of toasted oak, coconut, leather and cigar tobacco.
Parabola 15′ – Russian Imperial Stout; this rich smooth stout with notes of roasted malt, charred oak and bourbon-like vanilla has been aged onHeaven Hill Brands barrels for 8 months.
DBA – English Pale ale; Double Barrel Ale is Firestones version of a tradition english style ale, partially barrel fermented then blended into stainless steel fermented beer. This beer has awesome notes of caramel, english toffee and tasted oak.
Pivo Pils – German Pilsner; everything you love in a tradition German pilsner with a hoppy twist that delivers floral and herbal notes with a touch of lemongrass.
Union Jack – American IPA; this west coast IPA is for any hop head out there. With notes of grapefruit, and other citrus this hoppy delight should be a staple of any hop lovers fridge.
Wookey Jack – American Rye Black Ale; this is a twist on the Cascadian Dark Ale, hopped like an IPA the rye creates another level of peppery earthiness accompanied by roasty malt.
Velvet Merlin – Oatmeal Stout; this robust stout has cocoa and espresso aromas with dark chocolate and coffee flavor and a creamy mouth feel, the perfect accompaniment to the winter season.
Sour Opal – American Wild Ale; Firestone’s version of a Belgian Gueuze a blend of “lambic” aged 70% in French Oak and 30% in American Oak and aged anytime between 12-48 months. This beer has a variety of micoflora including Brett lambicus, Brett Bruxellensis, Lacto Brevis and Pediococcus Damnosus (a whole ton of wild goodness)