Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Boundary Bay Brewery Bootlegger Barrel Series, Shmaltz Pastrami Pilsner and beer bongs

Ron Swarner

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MORNING FOAM FOR WEDNESDAY, DEC. 21 2016: A seven-taster flight of craft beer news, from the fluffy head all the way to the bottom Griswold. …

Boundary Bay Brewery releases its Bootlegger Barrel Series beers today. The series includes six beers, ranging from a bourbon barrel oatmeal stout to a cherry sour beer brewed with local heirloom cherries.

Jester King Brewery has a hand in Fair Isle Brewing, which has plans to open a Seattle location in early 2018.

Left Hand Brewing’s 2017 line-up introduces a variety of seasonals and limited releases including a new saison line, small-batch can releases, and new additions to the Nitro and Big Mo 22-ounce series.

Shmaltz Brewing’s Pastrami Pilsner and other foods turned into beer.

One man’s lifelong hell with beer bongs.

An English church hosts a beer festival. Also in the works for its aisles are an ’80s-night dance party, the toboggan run and a “what’s-it-called…with BMX halfpipes and that sort of stuff…ah, yes, a skate park.”

Answering an important Christmas question: what beer would Clark Griswold drink?