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Old 10-26-2012, 01:37 AM   #1
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The wife is in Seattle for the weekend visiting our son.

She will be coming back with an empty suitcase with a 50 lb weight limit.

Please suggest some unique brews only available in Seattle that might be able to be transported back to Denver in a suitcase.

Bottles or cans only. I don't think growlers fly too well.

 
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Old 10-26-2012, 01:54 AM   #2
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If I was in Seattle I would go to Trader Joe's on Capitol Hill and grab at least a sixer or bomber of every microbrew they carry! I did this last month and there was nary a bad one, even at $5.99 a six pack. They are not Seattle brews but a trip to Trader Joe's is an awesome experience all by itself.

Also on Capitol Hill is the Quality Food Center, which has a mind-blowing selection of microbrews and specialty brews. Not only-in-Seattle, but Seattle brews themselves are rarely only-in-Seattle. You could tell her to concentrate on looking for brands that are brewed in Washington.

 
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Old 10-26-2012, 02:10 AM   #3
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Heard good things about Epic Ales

Been to and love Elysian Brewing and Pike Brewing
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Old 10-26-2012, 02:50 AM   #4
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Pike brewing..... definitely pike' s Tripel it's called monk's uncle or their kilt lifter Scotch ale

 
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Old 10-26-2012, 05:07 AM   #5
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Elysian
Harmon
Silver City
Seven Seas (British Pale Ale)
Fremont
Redhook
Pike
Pyramid

This place should set your wife up with all the good brews...
http://www.seattlebeerauthority.com/

 
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Old 10-26-2012, 05:36 AM   #6
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Growlers fly ok, especially the 1qt ones. Tape the lid with electrical tape and bag it in a gallon ziplock-you shouldn't even lose much carb. Elysian has some great beers that are draft only.
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