Festival Preview: WA: Seattle: Celebrating wood-aged beers and ciders, Brouwer's Cafe presents the BigWood Festival, starting December 3rd.

Starting Thursday, December 3rd, Brouwer's Cafe celebrates their annual "Big Wood" alehouse festival. As this name inspires, all beers served during this event are aged in or with wood. 
image "Barrels of fun" from fmgbain's Flickr page & sourced via Creative Commons
To get you started, prior to your visit, the producers of "Big Wood" would like to share the following (pending) draft list.

Only available in 12oz formats, unless otherwise indicated.
  • 10 Barrel Rare Breed Barrel-Aged Red Ale (11%) Bend
  • Against The Grain KY Ryed Chiquen (8.6%) Louisville
  • Almanac Reserve Strawberry Sour (7%) San Francisco
  • Alvine Burgundy Barrel-Aged Cuvée Freddy (8%) Zwevegem
  • Anderson Valley Huge Arker Bbl-Aged Imp. Stout ’12 (13.5%)
  • Avery Samael’s Oak Aged 12 (14.45%) Boulder
  • Ballast Point Bbl-Aged Sea Monster 15 (10%) San Diego
  • Big Time Oak Chipped Old Rip Stout Cask (4.7%) Seattle
  • Black Diamond The Twelve 13 Belgian Strong Dark Ale (12%) Concord
  • Black Raven Splinters 14 Wee Heavy Scotch Ale (10.8%) Redmond
  • Brasserie Des Franches-Montagnes Abbey De Saint Bon Chien’14 (11%)
  • Breakside Aquavit Barrel-Aged Saison a Fleurs (9.7%) Portland
  • Bridgeport Raven Mad Bbl-Aged Imperial Porter ’12 (7.8%)
  • Cantillon Iris 15 (5%) Brussels
  • Crux Banished Double Cross Bbl-Aged Belgian Dubbel ‘13 (12%) Bend
  • De Molen Bourbon Barrel Aged Cease and Desist Imp. Stout (10.7%)
  • De Struise XXX Rye Triple ‘14 (10%) Oostvleteren
  • Deschutes Abyss ‘13 (11%) Bend
  • Double Mountain Devil’s Kriek (9%) Hood River
  • Ecliptic Rastaban Oud Bruin w/Cherries & Raspberries (7.4%)Portland
  • Elevation Signal De Botrange Chardonnay Bbl Imp Farmhouse (9.86%)
  • Elysian Oak Frost ’14 (7.4%)
  • Engine House #9 Nefilibata Sour ’15 (5.8%)
  • Epic Big Bad Baptist Imperial Stout ’14 (11.8%)
  • Finnriver Black Oak Barrel-Aged Black Currant (6.5%)
  • Firestone Walker Bretta Rosa Wild Ale w/Raspberries (5%)
  • Fremont “Kentucky in Scotland” BBomb with Islay Chips (11%)
  • Full Sail Bourbon Imp Stout ’15 (7.2%) Hood River
  • Gigantic Most Most Bourbon RIS 15 (10%) Portland
  • Goose Island Bourbon County Regal Rye Stout (12.7%) Chicago
  • Grand Teton Bbl-Aged Black Cauldron Imperial Stout (8%) Victor
  • Great Divide Rumble 13 (7.1%) Denver
  • Highwater NyctoPhilliac Dark Sour (6.5%) San Leandro
  • Hoften-Dormaal Bbl-Aged Project Brew #1 Jenever (12%)
  • Holy Mountain Bbl-Aged King’s Head Double Brown (9.2%)
  • Lagunitas Highwestified Stout (12%) Petaluma
  • Lantern Bbl-Aged Wallonia Saison (4.8%) Seattle
  • Logsdon Oak-Aged Bretta 15 (8%) Hood River
  • Lost Abbey Cuvée De Tomme 11 (11%) San Marcos
  • Lost Abbey Santo Ron Diego Bbl-Aged Stout (13%)
  • Mad Viking Night Raid Cognac Imperial Stout 13 (11%)
  • Midnight Sun Berserker Imp Stout ’14 (12.7%) Anchor
  • Millstone Cobbler Bourbon Bbl-Aged Peach Cider (8%)
  • New Belgium Blackberry Felix (7.5%) Fort Collins
  • North Coast Bourbon Bbl-Aged Grand Cru 12 (12.9%)
  • Oakshire Free Your Souls 15 Russian Imperial Stout (12.5%) Eugene
  • pFriem Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout (11%) Hood River
  • Prairie Barrel-Aged Bomb! Imperial Coffee Stout(13%) Tulsa
  • Propolis Syrah Aged Salmonberry Sour w/Brett (7.5%) Port Townsend
  • Reuben’s Bourbon Barrel Imp. Porter w/Coffee and Cocoa ()
  • Schooner-Exact Hoppy the Woodsman 14 (9%)
  • Snipes Mountain Terror in the Wood 14 (10%) Sunnyside
  • Stone Vertical Epic Red Wine Bbl-Aged 7.7.7 (8.4%)
  • The Bruery 6th Anniversary Sucre 14 English Old Ale (16.9%) Placentia  
  • Trinity Red Swingline w/Palisade Peaches&Apricot (4.1%) Colo. Spgs
  • Wander Bbl-Aged Imperial Global Mutt Baltic Porter (9%) Bellingham
Besides the above listed beer list, the following (barrel-aged) ciders will be available.

Ciders by the Glass
Alpenfire Organic Ember Bittersweet Cider (6oz)
Alpenfire Pirates Plank Bone Dry Scrumpy Cider (6oz)
Sea Cider Prohibition Rum Barrel-Aged Cider (6oz)
Sea Cider Wild English Brett Cider (6oz)

Ciders by the Bottle
Alpenfire Organic Ember Bittersweet Cider (750ml)
Alpenfire Pirates Plank Bone Dry Scrumpy Cider (22oz)
Aspall Demi-Sec, Dry or Grand Cru (500ml)
Blue Mountain Winesap (22oz)
Domaine Dupont Cidre Bouché (375ml)
Eden Dry Sparkling Cider (375ml)
Finnriver Black Currant (500ml)
Finnriver Farmstead Semi-Sweet (500ml)
Finnriver Forest Ginger Cider (500ml)
Finnriver Habañero Cider (500ml)
Finnriver Pear (500ml)
Sea Cider Prohibition Rum Barrel-Aged Cider (750ml)
Sea Cider Wild English Brett Cider (6oz)
Snowdrift Cidermaker’s Reserve (750ml)
Thatcher’s Green Goblin Oak-Aged Cider (500ml)

To learn more about Brouwer's Cafe, read about their 1st ten years. Brouwer's Cafe is located at 400 North 35th Street in Seattle's Fremont neighborhood. 
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