As our brewery mascot, Kraven T. Raven, is here to answer all those burning questions you've never asked.
Boy do we hear that one a bunch! Well according to the boss, this will make an appearance in March 2017.
Great timing! The boys just wrapped up the project with our friends from Kotis Design in Seattle. The online store is now active and is available as a link tab on this very webpage I am told. I tried to find it but with my fat beak but I broke the keyboard and gave up. On a positive note, I found a delicious mouse next to the keyboard!
In the mythology of many indigenous tribes of the Northwest, the raven is seen as a culture hero, a revered and benevolent, transformative figure. The raven helps people, blesses them with gifts and shapes the world. But at the same time, he is a frivolous trickster, a light-hearted prankster who is sometime gluttonous and impatient. The raven as our totem works perfectly. We like to think we are creative, wise, playful and a bit bird-brained; just like those wacky ravens.
Second Sight Scotch is now available in 22oz bottles, and distributed in the south end now. How 'bout that!
I asked the boys and they said that they use a combination of methods. The first is the use of vegan friendly finings in a tank to allow the protein haze to form and settle, along with the yeast. The second step is a pressure leaf filter unit for final clarification.
I asked the boys this and here is what they said: "Kraven, beer is typically measured for bitterness in International Bittering Units (IBU). This number can be theoretically calculated in the brewery but is only truly accurate via laboratory analysis. Technically 1 IBU is 1 milligram of isomerized alpha acid per liter of liquid. The higher the IBU number, the more potential bitterness. As usual in brewing though, it depends. The stronger (higher gravity) the beer, the less perceived bitterness. For example, 60 IBU in a 5% ABV pale ale would be perceived much more bitter than 60 IBU in a 10% ABV pale barleywine. Beer drinkers should keep in mind, numbers don't really drink well so don't get too hung up on them".
We are now being distributed in the South Sound by Marine View Beverages! This includes some limited bottle releases and Trickster IPA.
Well shuck my corn, they like both kinds of music!
Update! I hear it (Kitty Kat Blues) is coming January 2016 and will also be bottled. Ka-Kawww!!!
April 2009 was the soft open with one beer on tap. May 1st 2009 was the official grand opening. It was a great day to be a raven in Redmond.
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