This is a bottle of Magic…one of those beers. From one of those places. At one of those times when we all could really use a little touch of Something Wonderful.
Crux Gypsy Coolship – the idea and this beer – is a blast of fresh air, fresh inspiration, and fresh flavors that blows the cobwebs off a crowded beer culture.
To feel closer to the departed Scrotum , I guess, out came these 41 little pearls, not so much cast before swine as authored by one.
When I was a child, it was fairly rare to find a family touched by cancer. Today…it’s rare to find any single individual who doesn’t own a storehouse of pain from the loss of someone they loved.
This may be one of the most timely, most surprising, most cleanly flavorful, most wildly and compusively drinkable, and most purely delicious ales I’ve ever tasted from The Folks On Simpson.
Spanish Grenache has a life and verve and even terroir notes that frequently leaves its northern cousins gasping for air – and at prices that are usually a mere fraction of the French stickers.
Double Mountain “Simcoe A GoGo” is one of my favorite ales to come out of the PNW, here in 2019…Just a fine, classy, casually-brilliant beer.
As with everything else from Crux, Job One is drinkability and in that both Lawn Party and Cruising Altitude prove out among the best beers from the Northwest, in 2019.