Northwest Beer Night – “Beer Good, Clowns Bad” (ep119) 11.04.16

Episode 119:

When you consider the level of politics that has infiltrated our lives over the past several months, Election Day is nearly here, and the race is nearly run.  Which our panel interpreted as “Man, after all this, I need a beer.”  We found two really delicious examples of Stout, and then someone brought up clowns, and we cringed our way through the tasting.

So, enjoy this edition of Northwest Beer Night as we taste two beers, offer our first impressions, then play a game to better describe these great brews.  And we do it all from the confines of “The Factory Luxe” at the Old Rainier Brewery, a piece of local brewing history!  Don’t forget to include our hashtags when you tweet about @NWBeerNight:  #BeerNight #Stout #TapLocal #DarkAsAClownsSoul.


This Episode’s Category:  Stout

Remember, this is a blind tasting.  We only identify the brews as “Beer Green” and “Beer Blue.”  Once the panel tastes the beer and picks a favorite, we reveal what they’re drinking.

If you want to be surprised, stop reading here.  Come back after the show to find out the names and makers of the beers.  Again, if you keep reading, you’re going to see this information.





Tonight’s Beers:

BEER GREEN     Survival Stout – Hopworks Urban Brewing, Portland OR

BEER BLUE        Murdered Out Stout – Hilliards Beer, Seattle WA


Host Brian Calvert (KOMO News by day) enlists his friends in the media and from local brewing circles to sit at the bar and drink all this great beer.  Joining Brian at the bar this week:

Jeremy Grater of the Ear Goggles Podcast

Corwin Haeck of KOMO Radio, Seattle

Jesse Holder of Harmon Brewing in Tacoma

Nicole Ledford of Schilling Hard Cider


Episode Presented by:   Washington Beer Commission

Episode Filming Location:  The Factory Luxe at the Old Rainier Brewery

Catering Provided by:  Pyramid Seattle Alehouse


Thank you for watching this episode of Northwest Beer Night.  Be sure to share it with your friends, and keep in mind our next new episode of the show will premiere here on the website:

#BeerFriday November 11th









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