As our brewery mascot, Kraven T. Raven, is here to answer all those burning questions you've never asked.
Great question. We are moving Flock Party 2019 to the middle of August for a few reasons. The main reason is that we will be officially opening the second location in Woodinville in August and want to kick off the next ten years with a party in the new digs.
Ka-Kaww! This big birdie just confirmed that rumor to be true. From what I heard from the flock the other day, there will be a second location in Woodinville, WA in spring of 2019. There will be more details in the coming months. As for me, I get a bigger nest at the new spot!
Well actually it is true and false. Big bird (Beaux) decided to create a new pale ale that Luke named "Updraft" for 2018. I did some serious squawking at him the other day, and he promised to brew it again in 2019 or eat worms. Well, to me, the worms sound rather delightful! He thought otherwise.
Yes, we have kegs to go of many BRBC beers available in the taproom. Ka-Kaww!
It's back! This beer has now gone full time, no more seasonal blues!
Yes, 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".
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