I firmly believe that, for the majority of Americans our tastes in wine, liquor, and beer are largely determined by the early information we receive when being exposed to these beverages for the first couple of years.
Crux is one of the true American sources for real brewing ingenuity and innovation and with these two new ales, they are really hitting on all cylinders.
Here’s a toast to the type of person who’s told all the time, “That’ll never work. You’re gonna lose your shirt. Why must you ALWAYS rock the damned boat?!?”…Here’s a toast to Trey Busch and Alex Ganum…
Think Dark Thoughts…
I don’t get it but, in the interest of not being a total dick about it, here’s what’s in my fridge, right now, June 29th, in anticipation of HOT weather.
As senses reawaken, apparently so does the spark of collaboration and with these gorgeous ales, Double Mountain and E9 both have something to immediately get us excited about.
For all its Northwestness, you can safely pour this puppy for your craft-newbie, bitter-beer-face, crap lager converts and those guests from the East and Midwest who blanch at even our tamest IPAs.
I love lighter beers but, in general, they lack the oomph and range of flavors I want in what I drink for my own enjoyment. Relapse and Chronokinetic lack for not a damned thing.