AB sunk its tentacles into yet another property designed to do absolutely NOTHING but gain them cred that they cannot earn for themselves and which they now use to weaken and erode the solidarity and spirit of the American Indie Brewing community.
Deschutes “American Wheat” is a classic American ale. Already, with ONE sip, but confirmed with every successive mouthful.
The food in most American brewery taprooms, alehouses, pubs, and beer halls is driving me crazy and I suspect, from time to time, it’s done the same to you.
AB has been at this for 120 years, folks. They’re betting that younger American beer fans will be just as oblivious a species of douchebag as their forebears.
R.I.P., Chris, you walking talking, singing Gift to music, to being a man, to Seattle, and to me. Too late, I’m afraid, to say, “You will be missed.”..
You already are.
Basil Hayden’s Rye Whiskey jumps to the head of the line of fine American Ryes and devout Whiskey fans are well advised to taste this and see what the buzz is all about.
While I have zero affinity for Mexican lagers, I have infinite respect for those who make them. They’re not cynical, as a rule. They’re trying…they just don’t have a lot to work with.
As they enter into the tail end of their fifth year in business, Crux continues to make a claim, with every new release, as one of America’s truly great breweries.