Press Release

Bremerton, WA - ... Silver City Brewery announces the 2014 release of their most decorated award winning beer, Old Scrooge Christmas Ale.Old Scrooge Christmas Ale, this year's Great American Beer Festival Silver Medal Winner in the Old Ale/Strong Ale category has won more national & international accolades than any other Silver City Beer (Fat Scotch Ale is a close second). 

Silver City Old Scrooge Christmas Ale is a small batch beer in the brewery's Limited Release series which also includes Silver City's Imperial Stout, Fat Woody: Oak Aged Scotch Ale, Liquid Sunshine: Belgian Style Tripel, The Giant Made of Shadows: Belgian Dark Strong Ale, and Citra Wet Hop Ale. 

Each beer is brewed & released only once per year and are released alternating months starting with Imperial Stout in January and finishing with Old Scrooge in November. Old Scrooge will be available in limited 22oz bottles around Western Washington & at very select locations on draft.

Silver City is also expanding their barrel aging program to allow distribution of some of
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their most coveted limited release offerings, starting with Bourbon Barrel Aged Old Scrooge. 

Vintage 2013 Old Scrooge Christmas Ale was aged for a year in Heaven Hill Bourbon Barrels then bottled for a limited 22oz release. Only 60 cases will be made available for distribution in Western Washington late November. Bottles are now available at Silver City Brewery's Taproom.

locate stores that will carry 2013 Old Scrooge Christmas Ale.

Silver City Brewery in Bremerton will host their annual Old Scrooge Vertical tasting party on Monday December 8th at 5pm, where attendees will enjoy multiple vintages of Old Scrooge & Bourbon Barrel Old Scrooge and will be the first to have the opportunity to purchase the coveted Old Scrooge 4-pack. The 4-pack includes vintage 2011, 2013, 2014, & 2013 Bourbon Barrel Aged Scrooge as well as a commemorative glass. Tickets for the tasting are $25, which includes a reception beer, tastings of each vintage & accompanying holiday snacks. 

The Scrooge Packs will retail for $39.99 & will be highly limited. To purchase tickets to the tasting please contact or call 360-813-148

Old Scrooge Christmas Ale
This rich and malty ale provides intriguing notes of apple, cherry and apricot that occur naturally as a result of its unique fermentation and extended aging.

Hops: Columbus, Willamette
Malt: NW Pale, British Pale, Caramel, Munich
IBU: 60
ABV: 8.5%

Old Scrooge Christmas Ale Accolades
2014 Great American Beer Festival: Silver Medal Winner Old/Strong Ale
2012 World Beer Cup Bronze Medal Winner: Old/Strong Ale
2012 North American Beer Awards: Silver Medal Winner Old/Strong Ale

2011 North American Beer Awards: Gold Medal Winner Old/Strong Ale

2010 North American Beer Awards: Gold Medal Winner Old/Strong Ale
2009 Great American Beer Festival: Gold Medal WinnerOld/Strong Ale
2008 Great American Beer Festival: Silver Medal Winner Old/Strong Ale

About Silver City Restaurant & Brewery

Silver City Brewery, located on the Kitsap Peninsula, is the West Sound's premier destination for award-winning, handcrafted beers. Silver City Brewery is a NW pioneer with deep roots in Washington States brewing history. Silver City brewers pride themselves on making the dynamic and diverse, the experimental and the traditional, award winning & local favorites and everything in between.

Silver City was started in 1996 by Co-owners Steve & Scott Houmes, and it remains a locally owned and operated family establishment. Silver City Brewery's handcrafted beers are available on draft, in 22oz bottles, and 12oz bottle 6-packs around the Puget Sound area in bars, restaurants, and grocery stores.

Silver City Brewery's production facility & brewery taproom is located at 206 Katy Penman Ave. in Bremerton, WA. Silver City Restaurant is located in Silverdale at 2799 NW Myhre Rd.

Silver City's selection of Northwest-inspired food and handcrafted beers have resulted in more than 50 local, national and international awards including numerous Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medals at the prestigious World Beer Cup, Great American Beer Festival and the North American Beer Awards. Silver City is also the recipient of Evening Magazine's "Best of Western Washington - Best Brew Pub" Award four years in a row (2007-20011 & 2013) and was voted Western Washington's Best Brewery in Evening Magazines 2013 Brewery Battle.

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