Brewery News: WA: Bothell: Foggy Noggin hosts "Shut Up About Barclay Perkins!" historian Ron Pattinson, November 15th

Press Release

A once in a lifetime event to sample 8 historical British beers, hosted by renowned British beer writer and historian Ron Pattinson. Ron will provide insight on the significance of each beer style and open dialogue about why these beers changed over-time. Was it new available ingredients? Was it the effects of wars? Was it taxation? Was it changes in beer drinkers preferences?

When – Saturday – November 15th 6-8pm

Cost - $30/person (21+ only) – must pre-pay in advance at The Foggy Noggin tasting room

Capacity – 20 (first come – first serve)

Foggy Noggin Brewing brewed up 8 beers, from recipes supplied from the British beer writer and historian Ron Pattinson. We chose to brew 2 beers from 4 distinct beer styles: Scotch Ale, Russian Stout, Porter and Mild Ale. Each style is represented with beers from different periods of time.

The Beers:

Scotch Ale

1) 1933 Younger No.3 Pale - 5.29% ABV and 32 IBU

2) 1879 Younger No.3 - 5.16% ABV and 115 IBU

Mild Ale

3) December 22nd 1950 Whitbread Best Ale - 2.91% ABV and 28 IBU

4) 1868 Tetley XX - 7.0% ABV and 74 IBU


5) 1886 Barclay Perkins Hhd - 5.29% ABV and 56 IBU

6) 1821 Barclay Perkins TT - 5.82%ABV and 72 IBU

Russian Stout

7) 1941 Barclay Perkins IBS - 4.76% ABV and 42 IBU

8) 1924 Barclay Perkins IBS Ex - 8.33% ABV and 159 IBU

Who is Ron Pattinson?

Ron Pattinson is a British beer writer and historian who lives in Amsterdam. He has spent the last 15 years researching and obsessing over many beer-related topics. His European Beer Guide has pointed countless beer lovers in the direction of good beer across Europe. While over on his Shut up About Barclay Perkins blog, he writes about beer history, mostly the history of British beer styles, but with excursions into German Austrian, Dutch and Scandinavian beer history. He is the author of many books about beer history, mostly significant for their single-word titles, such as "Porter!", "Mild!" and "Bitter!" Each month he writes a for BeerAdvocate magazine about beer history. He recently published on book on brewing historic beers called "The Home Brewer's Guide to Vintage Beer". He is married and the father of two teenage sons.
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