HAD 104: Weird Alcohol Laws and Third Anniversary

Has it really been 3 years. Actually probably a little more than that now, but it’s time to celebrate our anniversary. And what better way to celebrate than to mock the legislation of alcohol laws throughout the world. We also probably are going to do some celebrating, so sorry in advance. How about you join us as we have a drink.

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Tasting:

  • Beer: 30th Anniversary Imperial Oyster Stout

  • Brewery: Great Lakes Brewing Company

  • Style: Oyster Stout

  • ABV:  11%

  • IBUs: 37

  • Untappd Score: 4.02/5

  • Brewery’s description: To celebrate our pearl anniversary we added fresh shucked oysters and cocoa nibs to this special Imperial Stout, symbolizing the hard work and sweet memories we’ve shared over 30 years of independent, family-owned craft brewing. Savor the rich, chocolaty flavors and subtle saltiness as you help us toast to the next 30 years.

  • Beer: Black Butte 30th Birthday Reserve

  • Brewery: Deschutes Brewery

  • Style: American Imperial Porter

  • ABV:  12.20%

  • IBUs: 40

  • Beer Advocate Score:4.11/5

  • Brewery’s description: This beer celebrates our 30th Anniversary, and 30 years of Black Butte Porter. The 2018 version is an Imperial Porter that was 100% barrel-aged using eight different varieties of oak barrels. Release of Black Butte XXX at our pubs in Bend and Portland on June 27th, 2018 and shipping out soon to most locations that carry our Reserve Series beers.

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