KFR... best seasonal beer?

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  1. Kent Lufkin

    Kent Lufkin Remember when you could remember everything?

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  2. Sloan Craven

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    Good reminders on Snow Plow, and Celebration Ale. THose are great beers. If anyone goes to the winter beer fest in Washington or Holiday beer fest in Portland, don't take it lightly. A winter beer fest will put you on your ear FAST.
     
  3. Fishful Thinking

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    I don't know if they do any seasonals, but Mac and Jack's is damn good. Can't be bought bottled, you have to either go to a pub or restaurant which serves it, or go to the brewery in Redmond and get a growler (or keg). African Amber absolutly rocks.
     
  4. Josh

    Josh dead in the water

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    No arguing. It may not be in bottles but unlike some of these beers Mac & Jacs is really easy to find. 75% of the bars I go into have it on tap these days. Even the Hawaiian pizza joint behind my house has it. Not that I'm complaining...
     
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    Love that Jolly Roger. Get it at the tap room. Just be sure to have someone else drive.
     
  6. gt

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    nov 29, downtown portland, winter fest. :thumb: get there early, stay late, your opportunity to actually sample ALL of the winter special production beers from most of the NW creators. now don't drink and drive!
     
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    I like the Alaskan spruce tip seasonal.

    I will have to print this thread off and bring it on my december Washington road trip looks like I have some homework to do
     
  8. Jeremy Floyd

    Jeremy Floyd fly fishing my way through life

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    I get the big 3qt 5.4oz Arrogant Bastard (10% alc) bottle that is 22 inches tall or so every year for xmas. It is a great present. I have tried to drink it all in one sitting twice now and it is a butt kicker.
     
  9. Panhandle

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    Never been a fan a Windmer beers, but I tried that Snow plow this past weekend. That is a damn good beer! Thank you for the heads up all.:beer2:
     
  10. nick42

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    snow cap is a seasonal favorite of mine as well as Pike's Kiltlifter for a scotch style ale.
     
  11. Sloan Craven

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    Jeremy, which Arrogant Bastard are you drinking? The Double Bastard or the Barley Wine? I ususally stick to the regular at 7.2, but those other two are good. I couldn't do 3 qts in a sitting though, you must have some insane tolerance.
     
  12. Evan Burck

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    Arrogant Bastard is actually just the name of one beer from their brewery. The Double Bastard is its own thing entirely, and I believe the Barleywine is called Old Guardian.
     
  13. gt

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    double bastard is the 'seasonal' and fairly hard to come by as it is produced in limited quanities. oh, and make sure you take the time to read the labels on their products :)
     
  14. Evan Burck

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    their Smoked Porter is one of the best bottles of beer you can get at the store. right behind the alaskan smoked porter :beer1:
     
  15. Brookie_Hunter

    Brookie_Hunter aka Dave Hoover

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    Regional - Old Knucklehead
    Foreign - Aventinus Wheat Dopplebock or St. Barnardus #12

    Also Geogetown Brewing has released their Porter a month or so ago...Nine Pound Hammer Porter...and it's good!