Sip&Shop Beer Tasting – Nov. 27 – Dec. 3

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 27 – December 3, 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

The Mesa

Cismontane Brewing Co. | Rancho Santa Margarita, CA | 6% ABV | $13.99/16.9oz (Regular $14.99)
A new school testament to the tradition of brewing beer with grapes. It is a blend of 25% Santa Lucia highland Riesling from Mer Soleil Vineyard and 75% Pilsner from Cismontane. This beer is brewed entirely with Nelson Sauvin hops. Soured with Lactobacillus to enhance the natural grape acidity and fermented with a blend of wine and beer yeast. This process highlights the flavors that beer and wine have in common. The collaboration beer made by longtime friends Charlie Wagner and Evan Weinberg.

La Fin Du Monde

Unibroue | Chambly, Québec, Canada| 9% ABV | $8.99/25.4oz
Floral bouquet aroma with notes of honey, spice, coriander, and malt. Mildly yeasty flavor with a complex palate of malt, fruit and spice notes followed by a smooth, dry finish.

Shazoo

Gigantic Brewing | Portland, OR | 8.5% ABV | $8.49/22oz
Shazoo Milk Stout is a rich imperial stout with chocolate, caramel and coffee notes. Milk sugars add the perfect amount of sweetness to the finish and add body. Label art by illustrator Travis Millard. Pair it with music from Y La Bamba, an eclectic indie folk pop band from Portland, Ore. lead by Luz Elena Mendoza.

Apocalypse

10 Barrel Brewing Co. | Bend, OR | 6.8% ABV | $4.29/22oz
Have your beer photo featured on the beer’s website; tweet or Instagram #ApocalypseIPA. A Northwest American-Style IPA. The color comes through as a deep gold with orange hues. Fruity and citrusy hop aroma shines, with hints of pine resin. The four hop flavor dominates, re-enforcing the aroma with more citrus, fruity and piney notes. The malt character is clean and smooth with a unique toasted flavor (thanks to the generous helping of Victory malt), all held together by a firm bitterness. Apocalypse has a medium-bodied mouth feel, finishing crisp and dry. All of this results in a very drinkable IPA.
92/100 on RateBeer.com

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.


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