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Ingalls Ginger

The name. The mountain. Ingalls is situated at the end of the Teanaway river road rising out of headlight basin just south of Mt. Stuart.  It’s officially a trio of peaks cleverly named as East, South, and North Ingalls.  Each peak offers a different degree of difficulty with the S peak being a scramble and […]

April mountainBeers – Spring Cleaning!

  Thought picking between 2 mountainBeers was tough?  We are opening up our stock of all our remaining growlers to mountainBeers members.  Now is your chance get another growler of one of your favorites, or try one of a previous mountainBeer that you missed.  We currently have most of the recent mountainBeers available.  Click HERE for previous […]

Alta Oatmeal Pale

The name. The mountain.  Standing at ~6150ft, Alta is a great summer time climb. Combining the “short” 12 mile round trip and amazing views of Rainier, Glacier and many others, climbing Alta is a must.  I can be a long day hike or can be combined with an overnight stay and some relaxation at Racheal Lake, Rampart Lakes, […]

Esmeralda Ale

The name. The mountain. Esmeralda is located in the Teanaway River drainage just S of Ingalls peak and SW of Mt Stuart – one of our favorite areas. It’s on the other side of the Teanaway River from its beastly neighbors and is a much easier approach/climb than that of it’s neighbors. The “class 2″ […]

Stuart Stout

The mountain: Mt Stuart is the second tallest non-volcanic peak in WA and can be identified from nearly any high summit… The Beer. Stuart Stout a rich, medium-full bodied, deeply roasty interpretation of the style. A fine beer to drink anytime, but best enjoyed in front of a fire on a cold rainy winter evening.

Olallie Oatmeal Milk Stout

Just SE of Snoqualmie Pass and overlooks the PCT, Olallie is an mild peak sitting at just ~4450ft. Olallie Oatmeal Milk Stout is 2 styles combined into 1. A low ABV featuring a nice roast character with a great silkiness and subtle sweetness from the oats and lactose.

Kentucky Common

Corn grits make up 33% of the grains in the mash. They give a distinct grainy, corn character to the the beer. … one that easily identified in a lighter beer (4.7%). As are many Kentucky commons, we let the mash acidify/sour for a day which also gives a bright tartness / sourness to the beer.

Cascadia Shale Ale

A Seattle Sounders FC inspired beer, our Cascadia Dark Ale has a nice chocolate, Roast flavor with a generous amounts of NW Hops offering a nice citrus and pine hope aroma complementing the chocolate notes. At a calculated 74 IBUs, it is uniquely ‘Sounders,’ commemorating the year the club was founded.

Bandera Blonde

The mountain: Bandera is just off I-90, a great 3400′ jaunt for a half day or day trip. The Beer. Bandera Blonde is a light beer featuring a unique blend of hops that creates a great hop character on a basic malt backbone.

Snowfield (2014) Winter Ale

With a name like Snowfield, we couldn’t resist naming our winter beer after it, not to mention it’s one of a kind in the heart of the N Cascades. This winter, we pulled back on the crystal malts and hops and increased the chocolate malts resulting in a malty and rich chocolately winter beer balanced by the ever-present centennial hop flavor.

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