These two titanic beers do what flagship beers are SUPPOSED to do: Tell A Story. State the Mission of their makers. Stand for Something.
I’ve consumed a small lake of this stuff, over the twelve-ish years since it debuted and it wears about as well as any NW ale I’ve ever found.
Beautiful luminous amber in the glass, as vividly flavored as a smorgasbord on a Tahitian beach, Monk’s is pretty much inarguably Washington’s flagship Belgian-style ale and it is UNBELIEVABLY delicious!
This became Snoqualmie Falls Brewing’s flagship beer in the most natural way possible: by simply being among the best of this style ever made in the US.
It became a true American brewing icon; the first and only craft beer to literally outsell Budwesier, Miller, and Coors in its local market.
I YEARN for this for Edgar and today, at 3 p.m., WHEN – not IF – this happens – I’ll have that Moment when I see that life, of which we say “There is no Justice” and which we all wearily proclaim is not fair…occasionally is.
Putin knew that he could never conquer the US by military means, so he is rotting us out from within and planning to just pick up the pieces.
Just this week, I got samples from two exceptional PNW brewers whom I would have probably chosen if someone had come to me and said, “Name a brewery in each state that you would bet money on making a great Brut.”