Sip&Shop Beer Tasting – Nov. 13-19

Sip while you shop at 99 Bottles beer store in Federal Way, located 2 blocks off I-5 at Exit 142B (between Seattle and Tacoma). Here’s what’s pouring on the Flight of Four tasting the week of November 13 – 19, 2016.

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Daily Beer Tasting – “flight departures” during these hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Sunday 12:00 noon to 4:30 p.m.
$4.50 per person, plus tax

Happy Hour – one-night special:
Wednesday night, 4:00 to 7:30 p.m.
$2.00 per person, plus tax

About the Flight Selection

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ale

New Belgium Brewing Co. | Fort Collins, CO | 6% ABV | 12 IBU | $1.70/12oz
I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream beer! This is New Belgium’s newest collaboration with Ben & Jerry’s. To craft this confection, we dove into our favorite chocolate chip cookie recipes for inspiration, and then whipped hefty doses of chocolate, brown sugar and vanilla into a dough-hued blonde ale base. The result is a full-bodied beer that seduces with a perfect balance of vanilla and chocolate, and finishes with just the right amount of sweetness. Put down the spoon, pick up a pint. Limited release for 2016.

Bière de Garde

Tahoe Mountain Brewing Co. | Tahoe City, CA | 5.9% ABV | $13.99/16.9oz
A limited-release, small-batch ale created from a blend of sherry barrel-aged and barrel fermented batches. Using both Saison and Brettanomyces yeasts adds a peppery and tart character to the malty backbone and delicate hop aroma.

Kasteelbier Donker

Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck | Emelgem, Belgium | 11% ABV | $5.99/11.2oz
After extensive tasting, trying to fulfil increasingly strict requirements, the brewmaster obtains a creamy dark Belgian brown ale: Kasteelbier. The quality of the past is still unmatched and the beloved taste is very much of the present. Kasteelbier is a dark, artisanal beer, soft and mild, full and creamy. It can age for many, many years, as indicated on the bottle. Best enjoyed at 12°C (54°F) in a goblet.

Wanderlust

Breakside Brewery | Portland, OR | 6.7% ABV | 50 IBU | $4.99/22oz
A golden IPA made with five different hops. Intense grapefruit and dank notes with a crisp finish. Bronze medal at the 2014 Great American Beer Festival (third best IPA in the U.S.A.)!

The Nitty Gritty – How it Works & FAQs

  • To participate: Step up to Checkout, present your valid I.D. and pay for your tasting. Then, come on back to the Tastings counter where we’ll get your pours started.
  • Yes, you may appear to be of-age to drink, but Washington State Law requires I.D. check to confirm both legal drinking age and unexpired identification.
    “No I.D. = No Drinking.”
  • You’re welcome to share your beers with others only after they’ve presented their valid I.D. to 99 Bottles staff.
  • Feel free to browse around the shop and visit with others while you enjoy your beer tastes.
  • The featured selection is limited to bottles on hand. If a selection sells out before the end of the week, it will be replaced with a new selection.
  • Munching on oyster crackers will help cleanse your palate between beers.
  • One Beer Flight Tasting per person daily, per WAC 314-02-105. If you’re taking the flight and have a Growler Taste Card you may add one taste from the fill station to reach your total daily serving limit of 10 ounces per person.
  • The nearest public restrooms are located at Sportsmans Warehouse and McDonalds.

99 Bottles was voted the best beer store in Western Washington in 2009 through 2012 and the best beer store in Federal Way 2010 through 2014. Thank you for shopping small at our family owned small business; we’re happy to share our total beer selection of 1,200 craft beers, plus hard cider and mead.


Most beer descriptions are © their respective brewery.
YouTube video links provided don’t necessarily share the same views as 99 Bottles.

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