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Friday, May 19, 2017

New Beer Friday's "Spicy" Edition

Not even Press Secretary "Spicy" can deny that this is one Hell of a great New Beer Friday. "We have the best New Beer Friday, nobody has it better".

Bohemian's Lebowski Beer: This is a light golden lager showcasing Polish Lubelski hops. Prominent floral, lemon, and spicy aromas are followed by a soft herbal hop flavor. Graham cracker and grainy malt sweetness is balanced with the perfect bitterness that abides to your palate. This beer really ties the room together, Dude. 4.0% ABV. This is a super small batch brew available for a limited time at Brewvies and at the Bohemian Brewery.

Uinta's West Coast - Style IPA: Tangerine, grapefruit, peach, pineapple and mango. Light toasted bread comes next. The sweetness from the malt creates ghostly melon and berry notes, that transition into white pepper and pine. Towards the end an herbal and grassy earthiness rounds out the flavors leaving a dry and slightly puckering finish. 6.3% ABV @ Uinta - soon everywhere.

Epic's CitralushThe nose has tropical fruit, hops and malt. The flavors are pithy grapefruit, resiny hops and malt. The finish is lightly bitter with a fruity hops aftertaste. 7.2% ABV. Limited supply in growlers at Epic's bottle shop.  

Elysian's Superfuzz: The nose has citrus with herbal hoppy notes. The taste has mellow blood orange citrus flavors, mild hops, very present dryness bite mixed in with a minor floral flavor. It has an obvious extract taste, but it doesn't deter fro the enjoyment too much. 6.4% ABV @ DABC, Beer Bar.

Shades of Pale's Misconception Belgian IPAThe nose is fruity with straw, Belgian yeast notes, bread and citrusy hops. Flavor follows, with some of the fruit ester notes from the yeast well melded with citrusy hops. Fairly dry and not overly bitter. 8.0% ABV @ SOP's Pub and bottle shop.

Shades of Pale's Berlinerweiss w/ Plum: Moderately tart. The plum adds some freshness. It basically like unripened plum. Light and totally crushable. Very limited. 3.5% ABV @ SOP's Pub 

Shades of Pale Brett Saison w/ cherry: This will be bottled this afternoon. I'm really looking 
 forward to trying this one. Only at SOP's Pub and bottle shop.

Shades of Pale's Hogs Head #4 Bourbon Barrel Belgian Quad: Very reminiscent of Boulevard's Bourbon Barrel Quad. Sweet candy sugar with sour berry tartness and a Bourbon back. AND it's in a 12oz. bottle. This is a nicely complex beer, one of SOP's best beers yet. 13.0% ABV @ SOP's Pub and bottle shop.

Strap Tank's Ypres Saison: I haven't made it down there yet to try this. This Saison is made with 100lbs blueberries/50lbs blackberries. I really need to try this. 4.0% ABV

Fisher's Yellowbelly Amarillo Sunshine: Not tried this one yet. The name has my attention though. Described as crisp and citrusy. 4.0% ABV @ Fisher

How has your Craft Beer Week been? There's been a lot going on and I hope you've found my coverage helpful. Here's today's schedule. I normally don't post much on the weekends, but I'll keep up to date schedules through Sunday. Hope to see you at the Sugar House Pub Crawl tomorrow!

Friday - May 19th:

Uinta Brewing: Firkin Friday. Enjoy a specialty firkin TBD in the Uinta Brewhouse Pub.
$5.00 for Flights of Four – Blind Taste Test. Guess ¾ of the beers correctly and you will be entered into a daily raffle for a limited Uinta swag item.
Prix Fixe On-Demand Beer Dinner. Enjoy a three-course meal – each course paired with a different beer. Available all day.
Wasatch/Squatters locations: $2.50 12OZ DRAFTS ALL WEEK
West Side Tavern: Tour our breweries and end with 2 samples, 1 full pint of beer and glass to take home.
Shades of Pale Brewing: Release of Hogshead Reserve No.4 - Belgian Style Quad Aged in Bourbon Barrels. 12.0% ABV 
RoHa Brewing Project: Tap Takeover at the State Room. 
Bohemian Brewing: Food Specials.
RedRock Downtown: 4PM beer class hosted by Cameron Jones.            
o   Limited seating.  Inquire at RRBC to purchase your spot.
o   $10 a head.  Includes beer & finger food
o   The class will be approx. 1 hour.
Daily food/beer pairing special and ½ off 1 appetizer if you mention Craft Beer Week to your server.
Featured draft beer every day.  $2.50
Featured bottle beer of the day.  $2 off
RedRock Fashion Place: 
$2 off Featured bottle beer of the day.    
$2.50 Featured draft beer every day.
Check in on Untappd, earn the new ‘This is the Place’ badge (that we created after we became Utah’s first Untappd Verified Venue Brewpub) and earn 10% off your meal.
Talisman Brewing: Free pint glass with $50 purchase.
Epic Brewing: All week long, enjoy a special cheese board featuring a couple of goodies from the Caputo's Cheese Cave, while supplies last.
Cave Aged Cheddar made from Beehive's curds, bound in cloth soaked in butter and duck fat, along with the Double Skull washed rind Taleggio. Pair up this unique board with a couple of Epic's IPAs!
All week long, get a free pub-style pint glass with the purchase of any t-shirt, hoodie or cycling jersey.
Stop in early in the week to sign up for a Friday brewery tour. We've got limited space that evening, so sign up early.
Proper Brewing: $10 Pitchers.
Strap Tank Brewing: Ypres French Saison with 100lbs blueberries/50lbs blackberries. On tap for American Craft Beer Week 5/15-21.2 Row Brewing: Special re-release of the Falconers Flight Random IPA. This recipe was a huge hit last year and is back by popular demand.



Clif said...

Anyone know what happened with all the sours that Epic was supposed to release during April?

Mikey said...

They did three out of the four. Plum & Apricot, Syrah Sour and Dark Sour. Not sure what the hold up was on the fourth

ZB said...

Jai Alai is on its way. I tried to special order but DABC claims that the wine store on 2nd south 3rd east has it (Store 35) . I have not verified this yet and the Inventory querry doesnt account for this.

Mikey said...

It is here. It may already be allocated

liza said...

nice post