Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

TACOMA PREFUNK TUESDAY, MAY 29 2018: Everybody’s Brewing On That Dust IPA and slam poetry

Ron Swarner

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TACOMA PREFUNK TUESDAY, MAY 29 2018: Everybody’s Brewing On That Dust IPA and slam poetry

PREFUNK: Remember when Austin Powers came out of the cryogenic process, which took a while to comp … compl… complete, the International Man of Mystery underwent laser cutting, the warm liquid goo phase, reanimation, cleansing and evacuation — all in that order. That last one just took a long time. Yakima Chief Hop Union’s innovative cryogenic process doesn’t take as long, and there isn’t a warm liquid goo phase, but the results are delicious craft beers. Using YCH Hops’ innovative cryogenic process, lupulin glands are separated from the hop cone, leaving behind a “hop powder” containing all the flavor and aroma oils. “Cryo Hops” showcase pronounced juicy and resinous flavors with greatly reduced grassy characteristics. Everybody’s Brewing’s On That Dust IPA (6.8% ABV, 65 IBU) bursts with Cryo pure lupulin powder sourced from Mosaic, Citra and Ekuanot hops for a fresh hops with a nice balance between resin and citrus wet grain and pale malt aroma. The flavor is similar to nose with slight sweetness. Everybody’s Brewing’s On That Dust IPA flows from Peaks and Pints’ Western red cedar tap log.

1 AND 6:30 P.M. WHITE RAVENS: A LEGACY OF RESISTANCE: The island archipelago of Haida Gwaii lies 879 miles from Tacoma. These islands serve as the heartland of the Haida Nation, and the setting of Georg Koszulinski’s new social justice documentary, White Ravens, which screens twice today at The Grand Cinema. The film focuses on the history of the Indigenous Haida Nation and their current resistance efforts against island deforestation and colonization.

7 P.M. FINE WHITE POWDERS: SLAM POETRY & PULP NONFICTION STORYTELLING: Forget the booing, hissing, cursing and projectile throwing that characterized slam poetry in the early 1990s. Naughty A. Mouse blends slam poetry with live storytelling into a yarn that will ensure you’ll never look at dessert or the war on drugs in the same way. Catch the Phoenix-based slam poet and teacher at Odd Otter Brewing Co. tonight.

LINK: Today’s Peaks and Pints tap list