Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Peaks and Pints Craft Beer Cooler Bagging: New In Stock May 17, 2018

Ron Swarner

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Peaks and Pints Craft Beer Cooler Bagging: New In Stock May 17, 2018

When hiking our cooler save room in your backpack for these restocks and new craft beers. …

BARREL AGED MEXICAN CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER IMPERIAL STOUT, Belching Beaver Brewery: Aged in Templeton Rye Whiskey barrels for 16 months, expect notes of chocolate, cinnamon, coffee and toffee. 10.8%, 500ml

LIQUID SWORDS 10TH CHAMBER, Triceratops Brewing: Smooth, clean and slightly bitter IPA with pine and slightly floral notes. 6.5% ABV, 12oz

BIG JUICE SMOOTHIE EDITION, Three Magnets Brewing: This thick, cloudy version of the Olympia brewery’s Big Juice Double India Pale Ale starts with intense aromas of tropical fruit in the nose, followed by notes of dry citrus flavors that mingle with a touch of soft maltiness. 8.5%, 16oz

DESTROY MY SWEATER IPA, Three Magnets Brewing: Brewed with Cashmere and Hallertau Blanc hops for grassy, earthy hop flavors. 6.4%, 16oz

DUNKEL, Heater Allen Brewing: A family affair helmed by owner and ex-investment banker Rick Allen and his brewmaster daughter Lisa, Heater Allen Brewing is now beginning its second decade in business on its third brewing system. The McMinnville, Oregon brewery has made its mark with classic German-style ales and lagers, including their Dunkel with strong and complex malt character, with a hint of milk chocolate. 5.25%, 500ml

EVERY DAY, ONCE A DAY, GIVE YOURSELF AN IPA, Evil Twin Brewing: Double dry-hopped Imperial IPA brewed with lactose and vanilla beans. 9%, 16oz

HIDDEN TRAIL BLOOD ORANGE PALE ALE, Wild Ride Brewing: This pale ale is nicely balanced with malted barley and El Dorado and Mandarina Bavaria hops. Blood oranges were then added to complement the tropical fruit and citrus flavors from the hops. 5.4%, 12oz

HOPFENTEA, Perennial Artisan Ales: Steeped on a house-made tea blend of mango, papaya, hibiscus and lemongrass Hopfentea is a lively, tart wheat ale, taking the German Berliner weisse tradition on an island run. 4.2%, 16oz

KWIK STOUT, Silver City Brewery: The Bremerton brewery brought back its Kwik Stout this spring enhanced with a hearty does of cocoa, freshly roasted coffee and a hint of vanilla. It goes down like a glass of milk that had been used for dipping Oreos, sweet and smooth — although let it warm a bit for more flavor. 8%, 22oz

PACIFIC PUNCH, Decadent Ales: A double IPA featuring a fruit cup of South Pacific hops for notes of citrus, freshly squeezed lemon, lime, fresh peaches and apricot. 9%, 16oz

PENNSYLTUCKY LAGER, Triceratops Brewing: Smooth Vienna lager inspired by the brewing styles of Central Pennsylvania. Its Caramunich malt gives the lager a roasty taste and just a touch of bitterness. It’s a crushable beer that we can drink all day. 4.7%, 12oz

POG ROCK MILKSHAKE DIPA, Track 7 Brewing: Sacramento’s Track 7 Brewing rushed its new tropical double IPA to Western Washington to get in on the Seattle Beer Week haps. This double milkshake IPA is a tropical medley of passionfruit, orange and guava. 8.2%, 16oz

SHIGFACED, Three Magnets Brewing: A wheat wine ale brewed with Lattin’s Apple Cider and conditioned on brandy barrel chips. 12.1%, 16oz

SLOOW MO IPA, Knee Deep Brewing: This light bodied, single hopped Mosaic IPA is bursting with aromas of ripe summer berries, citrus and passionfruit. 6.5%, 12oz

STRAWBERRY CREAMSICLE, Decadent Ales: Double dry-hopped double IPA with toasted marshmallows, Madagascar vanilla bean and lots of strawberries. Yum! 8.6%, 16oz

VITO THE BEER WHALE CAT, Fat Orange Cat Brew Co.: Fat Orange Cat Brew Co. is a small, seasonal farm brewery in East Hampton, Connecticut. They specialize in small batch recipes making an effort to support and promote local agriculture. Fat orange Cat teamed up with Evil twin Brewing to brew a hazy double IPA, Vito The Beer Whale Cat. It has the classic mouthfeel, appearance, and front palate of a NEIPA that is bursting with citrus fruit flavors — thanks to Azacca and Simcoe hops — but the back palate has a healthy dose of pine and grass. 8%, 16oz

LINK: Today’s taplist!