Friday, May 21st, 2021

Morning Foam: Icicle Beer Flight, Camp Colvos By The Slice, Lisa Morrison Hall of Fame

Ron Swarner

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Morning Foam: Icicle Beer Flight, Camp Colvos By The Slice, Lisa Morrison Hall of Fame

Wednesday, May 19 2021 – Good Morning Foam: Icicle Beer Flight, Camp Colvos By The Slice,  Lisa Morrison Hall of Fame! BTW, Mr. T turns 69.

THE TACOMA FACTOID

In November 1918, voters created the Port of Tacoma, which began improving waterways and facilities.

THE DAILY WORD

meed noun [ME, fr. OE med; akin to OHG miata reward, Gk misthos] (bef. 12c)
1) an earned reward or wage
2) a fitting return or recompense

Usage example: Even though there were six beers in the carton, Peaks & Pints was able to give each a meed of its time and attention.

CRAFT BEER CLICKABLES

>>> When Camp Colvos Brewing opens its downtown Tacoma location in June it will also offer New York style pizza. (Dine Pierce County)

>>> Last night Lisa Morrison received the 2021 Oregon Beer Awards Hall of Fame award recognizing her illustrious career in the craft beer industry. Click here for the 2021 Oregon Beer Awards winners. (The New School)

>>> Bend Brewing Company opened its Waypoint location in Bend’s Northwest Crossing neighborhood. The space features a “Northwest Modern” aesthetic with nods to Central Oregon landmarks and promises an “upscale Bend casual” environment where suit and tie mix with flannel shirts and flip flops. (The Brew Site)

>>> June 5, Eugene’s Alesong Brewing and Blending will open its normally member- and by appointment- only countryside brewery (80848 Territorial Hwy) to the public and release its “5th Canniversary” unfiltered West Coast IPA brewed with Grains of Wrath. (Northwest Beer Guide)

Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Icicles On the Fly

Icicle Brewing Co. sits frozen in the Bavarian theme park known as Leavenworth, Washington, which seems perhaps the most appropriate place for a brewery. Founded in 2010 by Pamela and Oliver Brulotte, Icicle continues to be a 100 percent family and employee-owned production brewery and brewpub. The brewery draws water from nearby Icicle Creek, a run-off from surrounded by numerous mountain ranges including the Stuart Range and Wenatchee Mountains. Owner Oliver Brulotte has deep family roots in Washington’s hop farming history. With a focus on sustainability and community, the brewery is a 1 percent for the Planet Member and is the first small craft brewery in the state to close the loop on its CO2 emissions with carbon capture technology. Today, Peaks and Pints offers a to-go flight of Icicle beer that we call Peaks and Pints Pilot Program: Icicles On the Fly.

Icicle Colchuck Raspberry Wheat

5% ABV, 17 IBU

Colchuck Raspberry Wheat is Icicle’s Colchuck wheat beer with an abundance of Pacific Northwest raspberries, adding a slight sweetness and tartness to the transition.

Icicle Dirtyface Amber Lager

5% ABV, 21 IBU

The amber lager is in a group of loosely defined copper-colored lagered beers. They are distinguished by their deep amber to reddish-copper color, along with solid caramel-maltiness and a light but firm biscuit aroma. It’s not an overly malty-sweet beer; rather, it’s clean and well-balanced, with low hoppiness. They are closely related to the Vienna (or red) lager style that emerged in the mid-1800s. Icicle Brewing’s version, Dirtyface Amber Lager, and a smooth, medium body, rich toasted malt aroma, malty sweetness and a clean, fresh finish.

Icicle Alpenhaze Hazy IPA

6.3% ABV, 30 IBU

Icicle’s signature hazy is a bright, tropical and juicy IPA brewed with Mosaic, Citra, El Dorado, and Simcoe hops, giving it notes of mango, pineapple, tangerine and apricot that excite the nose and palate. The malt profile provides a body that ends each sip with a light and pillowy mouthfeel.

Icicle Peak Seeker IPA – Outer Space

6.9% ABV, 50 IBU

Icicle’s West Coast Peak Seeker is a new IPA series that works the same as their Enchantments Hazy IPA series, with a new variant being released every quarter. The second beer, Outer Space, is brewed with Citra, Mosaic, and Simcoe for notes and aromas of intense citrus, grapefruit, and pine.

LINK: Peaks & Pints cooler inventory