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"SHADY GROVE: A Fort George & Finnriver Release" at Brouwer's Cafe

  • Brouwer's Cafe 400 North 35th Street Seattle, WA, 98103 United States (map)
One of our favorite breweries from Oregon, Fort George Brewery, and one of our favorite Washington Cideries, Finnriver Farm & Cidery, got together and made a Flanderesque Sour Beer + Sour Cider and named it Shady Grove.

Shady Grove is part of Fort George's Sweet Virginia Series (a brewer-developed series named after their small batch 8.5 barrel brew house). It is a blend of tart black cherry cider from Finnriver Cidery and deep red sour saison from Fort George Brewery, aged among the grove of barrels in the Lovell Showroom in Astoria. French oak wine barrels shade the acidity that blooms with the additions of brettanomyces and lactobacillus, producing a complex bouquet of fruity esters and spice.

We would like you to join us Tuesday, July 25th at 6pm as we will be pouring Shady Grove on draft along with a few beer offerings from Fort George and a few ciders from Finnriver. 

Beer and cider people unite!