Pike Brewing recently released its Long Dark Barrel-Aged Stout. It’s a big ‘un. This sucker clocks in at 13.3 percent ABV. It was aged for 36 months in whiskey barrels. This is a limited-release beer, available in 4-packs of 16-ounce cans and on tap at the brewery’s two locations: the Pike Brewing pub near Pike Place Market and the Pike Taproom in Ballard.
On top of that, the brewery just announced that it will introduce Short Days Double Hazy IPA later this month, with a release event at the taproom in Ballard. It’s a limited-release beer and is described as sunshine in a glass. They’ll celebrate the release on Tuesday, January 24th at the taproom in Ballard. All are welcome. You’ll find more info below.
More details about both of these beers are below, straight from the brewery.
SEATTLE, January 17, 2023 —The dreaded short dark days of winter are here. Don’t hibernate, it’s the ideal time to check out two new limited-release beers from Pike Brewing!
Pike’s head brewer Leslie Shore and her team are thrilled to introduce The Long Dark Barrel-Aged Stout and Short Days Double Hazy IPA.
The Long Dark Barrel-Aged Stout is the perfect winter warmer. This big, rich, full-bodied stout packs a punch at 13.3% ABV. Aged for 36 months, this beer boasts notes of port, baked dark fruit, molasses, brown sugar, raisins, figs, and vanilla. This very limited release is available now in 4-packs of 12oz cans and on draft.
The Short Days Double Hazy IPA is sunshine in a can. Made using Centennial Simcoe, Mosaic, and Cascade hops this expressive hazy IPA has aromas of fruit, melon, and flowers. This easy-drinking beer is hop focused, medium-bodied highlighting the flavors of orange, cantaloupe, and honeysuckle with a smooth finish. 8.2% ABV. This limited-release hazy IPA will be available from late January through March in 6-packs of 12oz cans and on draft.
On Tuesday, January 24 Pike Taproom in Ballard is hosting a casual Short Days Double Hazy IPA release event from 3pm to close. Come check out the new Pike Taproom (5205 Ballard Ave NW), play some darts, chat with head brewer Leslie Shore, and enjoy pints of Short Days for $5. Plus, the happy hour menu will be offered all night long. Score!
Pike’s seasonal beers are available at Pike Brewing, Pike Taproom, local bottle shops, and select retailers throughout the Pacific Northwest.
For more news about recent beer releases, visit the Washington Beer Blog’s New Beer Releases page.