Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving!

We will be closed Thursday, November 26th, so our employees can spend time with their loved ones! From all of us here at Brouwer's Cafe we wish you a great holiday and we will see you this weekend!

Monday, November 23, 2015

Big Wood Festival starts December 3rd!

Next week is the return of our annual Big Wood Festival. This is one of our most diverse beer festival we have, from stout to sour we celebrate everything that is aged on wood.
Don't worry about drinking all the beers the first day, this festival runs all weekend!

Check out the facebook event by clicking here!

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Ugly Sweater Party is Thursday!

Ugly Sweater Party is back for it's 5th year! If you haven't been to one of the ugliest events we host, here is the deal. We tap 10 Firestone Walker Brewing Co. beers, including some rare awesome beers, and all of you come in your ugliest sweaters and join our contest for the ugliest sweater in Seattle!

We will have rad prizes, delicious drinks, and good food.
Come by and be ugly!

Helldorado '15 - Imperial Blonde Ale/Blonde Barleywine; this honey infused imperial blonde ale was aged in Heaven Hill Brands barrels then blended for a rick boozy honey liqueur character.

Stickee Monkey '14 - American Quad; this quad, they deem as a Central Coast Quad, is brewed with mexican Turbinado brown sugar the aged in spirit barrel and blended for notes of toasted oak, coconut, leather and cigar tobacco.

Parabola 15' - Russian Imperial Stout; this rich smooth stout with notes of roasted malt, charred oak and bourbon-like vanilla has been aged on Heaven Hill Brands barrels for 8 months.

DBA - English Pale ale; Double Barrel Ale is Firestones version of a tradition english style ale, partially barrel fermented then blended into stainless steel fermented beer. This beer has awesome notes of caramel, english toffee and tasted oak.

Pivo Pils - German Pilsner; everything you love in a tradition German pilsner with a hoppy twist that delivers floral and herbal notes with a touch of lemongrass.

Union Jack - American IPA; this west coast IPA is for any hop head out there. With notes of grapefruit, and other citrus this hoppy delight should be a staple of any hop lovers fridge.

Wookey Jack - American Rye Black Ale; this is a twist on the Cascadian Dark Ale, hopped like an IPA the rye creates another level of peppery earthiness accompanied by roasty malt.

Velvet Merlin - Oatmeal Stout; this robust stout has cocoa and espresso aromas with dark chocolate and coffee flavor and a creamy mouth feel, the perfect accompaniment to the winter season.

Sour Opal - American Wild Ale; Firestone's version of a Belgian Gueuze a blend of "lambic" aged 70% in French Oak and 30% in American Oak and aged anytime between 12-48 months. This beer has a variety of micoflora including Brett lambicus, Brett Bruxellensis, Lacto Brevis and Pediococcus Damnosus (a whole ton of wild goodness)

Saturday, November 14, 2015

Chimay Grande Reserve Take the Chalice Night

Chimay Grande Reserve is one of the most world-class beers ever made and we can finally get it on draft! To celebrate the tapping of this delicious dark and aromatic beer we are giving away Chimay chalices with every pour!
Come by and taste this beer on draft here for the first time!

Monday, November 2, 2015

New Belgium Cellar Night November 10th!

Are you a fan of New Belgium Brewing and all the crazy awesome beers they make? Have you have had different vintages of La Folie? No matter what the answers are to those questions you should be drinking these beers.

We are always looking for cool ways to pull beers from our cellar so join us on November 10th and taste these delicious beers:

Clutch - Dark Wild Ale; stout blended with 20% sour Oscar (dark sour).

La Folie '14 - Flanders Oud Bruin; a blend of Oscar (dark sour base) aged from 1 to 3 years per barrel. 

La Folie '13 - See description above just older.

Vrienden Ale - Wild ale; A collabeeration with Allagash Brewing Company this wild was brewed with Belgian Endive and Hibiscus flowers, dosed with Lacto from Felix then a whole lot
of funky Brett from Allagash.

Brett Beer - Wild Ale; Brewed in collabeeration with 
Port Brewing Co / The Lost Abbey this funky golden ale was brewed with pale malts and Target, Centennial and Sorachi hops. All the ingrediants were only added to support the star of the show, Brettanomyces, cellared this brew should offer pineapple notes with a funky, sours edge.

Love Oscar Peach - Dark Wild ale, this barrel aged delight starts off as Oscar (notorious as the base beer of La Folie) then is added to 
Leopold Bros. peach whiskey barrels for months until it is ready for the drinking.

Click here for Facebook event page!

Monday, October 26, 2015

Halloween Party

This Saturday is the spookiest day of the year and why not celebrate it with a beer?

The first event of the evening, at 6:30, is Seattle Public Library's Ales from the Crypt: Spooky Stories 'n Suds. Come gather around the story teller and try to keep in your fright!

If you aren't too scared to stay, we will have a live DJ set to keep the spooky mood going.

At 9:30 don't miss our costume contest! Be sure to have your best costume because the 1st prize is 2 tickets to the November 22nd Seahawks vs. San Francisco AND 2 tickets to a Mariners game next season PLUS a Sounders game tba.
3rd prize is a TON OF SHWAG from all the breweries and us!

On top of all these awesome things we will also have beer, duh, we will be featuring beers from Hopworks Urban Brewery, Fremont Brewing Co and New Belgium Brewing.

See you all Saturday!

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Pumpkin Roadshow is this Thursday!

As many of you in the Pacific Northwest know Elysian is always serving up some of the best and innovative pumpkin brews around. We are excited to bring the Pumpkin Roadshow back again for another round of awesome pumpkin beers that will make you say "Good gourd, this is delicious!"
Stop by this Thursday, October 22nd, at 6pm!