BREWS

“The more I brew, the deeper my respect is for the brewing industry and its meticulous, hardworking brewers. The best brewers possess an in depth understanding of the brewing process, its history, the nuances of each ingredient, and the parameters of many styles. Then, they have the experience to bring all of the components together to create memorable beers. With my beers I want to take full advantage of brewing right here in the heart of the world’s best hop and malt growing regions. I want beers that are worthy of this amazing, pristine setting of the Inland Empire. And, I think the beers should reflect the honest living and roll-up-your-sleeves work ethic of Spokane.”

Mark Irvin, Brewmaster/Co-owner


 

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The Usual Suspects Our Year Round Brews

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BORN & RAISED

IPA

This big, bold copper-colored ale showcases Munich & Crystal malts to create a big supportive body on which we layer our favorite Washington hops. Chinook & Cascade provide citrus and piney flavors, while Northern Brewer adds a hint of mint. Dry-hopping with Cascade and Columbus increases the beer's hoppy aromas. Malt, hops and yeast-derived fruitiness combine to create our most complex offering.

7% ABV, 85 IBUs

Malt: 2-row, Crystal, Munich
Hops: Cascade, Columbus, Chinook, Northern Brewer, Cluster
Dry-Hopping: Columbus, Cascade

Available in 22 oz bombers, 12 oz bottle 4-packs, and on draft.

Empire No. 8 Session IPA

EMPIRE NO. 8 SESSION IPA

IPA

Just as the Empire No. 8 rail-line brought people thirsty for adventure out West to Portland, Seattle and Spokane, this Spokane-Style session IPA brings people together for their adventures, big and small - casual get-togethers, tailgaiting fun, slope-side happy hours, and yardwork refreshments. This lower-alcohol, hop-forward beer's subtle nutty and honey malt backbone lets the grapefruit and lemon-citrus notes shine through.

5.5% ABV, 67 IBUs

Malt: Pale 2-Row, Munich, Carapils
Hops: Cluster, Cascade
Dry-Hopping: Cascade

Available in 22 oz bombers and on draft.

Spin Cycle Red

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ALE

An intriguing spin cycle of English, German and American brewing techniques, Spin Cycle Red is a celebration of the classic English-style ESB. The perfect balance of malt and hops create an enjoyable and quaffable red ale. Spin Cycle's specialty malts combine to provide an aroma of lightly toasted bread and caramel, while additions of American Noble hops add an herbal flavor for balance.

Formerly known as Crystal Bitter ESB, this beer has the same delicious, Great American Beer Festival 2012 Gold Medal-Winning beer inside, with a shiny, new bottle on the outside.

5.75% ABV, 49 IBUs

Malt: 2-Row, Crystal, Munich, Chocolate
Hops: Cluster, Liberty, Cascade

Available in 22 oz bombers and on draft.

Awards: Great American Beer Festival 2012 Gold Medal Winner - Extra Special Bitter Category, Japan International Beer Competition Gold Medal Winner, European Beer Star Bronze Metal Winner.

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ALE

Rise & Grind - it's a wake-up call, a brewer's breakfast. This smooth and luscious ale imparts flavors of coffee, chocolate and toasted grain. Layers of freshly roasted Gemelli coffee gives the beer an extra twist. Brewed for those of us who roll up our sleeves, and grind out the day.

6.1% ABV, 22 IBUs

Malt: 2-Row, Extra Special Roast, Dark Chocolate Malt, Black Malt, Flaked Oats
Hops: Liberty
Other: Lactose, Coffee Grounds

Available in 4-packs and on draft.

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IPA

Remember that first thrill ride and mind-altering experience? Jet Star shatters your senses in a way not unlike a roller coaster. Brewed to showcase local, Washington-grown hops in all their glory, Jet Star's malt is intentionally subdued to allow the double-dosed hops from the late kettle hop additions and dry-hopping to take over the beer. Chinook and Cascade hops provide the classic citrus and pine aroma associated with big, bold American hops. It's one heck of a flashback!

8.1% ABV, 115 IBUs

Malt: Pale 2-Row, Carapils, Crystal
Hops: Columbus, Cascade, Chinook, Northern Brewer
Dry-Hopping: Chinook, Cascade

Available in 22 oz bombers, 12 oz bottle 4-packs, and on draft.

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Ale

We pulled out all the stops on this big Imperial Stout. Five types of dark, roasted malt are added to this beer to give it a complex flavor of coffee, chocolate and brown sugar. That much maltiness requires plenty of hops for balance. Two large hop additions prevent the dark malt form totally dominating this monster of a beer.

9.5% ABV, 100 IBUs

Malt: Pale 2-row, Crystal, Chocolate, Roasted Barley, Special Roast, Black
Hops:Columbus

Available in 22 oz bombers, 12 oz bottle 4-packs, and on draft.


CRÉME ALE

Ale

Creme ales were originally brewed to compete with the growing popularity of pilsner-style lagers. Corn is added to the malt to lighten the body, while adding a unique rounded sweetness. Hops are at a minimum in this Norhwest-style lighter brew. Great for enjoying apres ski or apres-lawn-mowing. Cheers!

5.0% ABV, 22 IBUs

Malt: Pale 2-row, Flaked Corn
Hops: Cluster

Available on draft only.

AMBER

Ale

You can just notice the Chocolate malt in this highly drinkable ale. As with Spin Cycle Red, hops and malt are in perfect balance. Our house yeast really has a chance to shine in this slightly fruity, quaffable lager-like ale.

5.0% ABV, 10 IBUs

Malt: Pale 2-Row, Crystal, Chocolate
Hops: Cluster, Liberty

Available on draft only.

EXPO SERIES Our Seasonal Brews

EXPO SERIES SKYRAIL IPAExpo Series Skyrail IPA Single Hop

Ale

Skyrail IPA is a monorail hop-ride, a throwback to more simple days. This single-hop, light-orange beer showcases the complexity and fruitiness of the Amarillo hop, with a clean and slightly sweet malt backdrop. Spicy orange, tangerine and grapefruit notes dominate this IPA, letting your senses experience all this hop has to offer. Enjoy the ride!

6.25% ABV, 65 IBUs

Malt: Pale 2-Row, Munich, Caramunich, Carapils
Hops:Amarillo

Available in 22 oz bombers and on draft.

Availability: Seasonal; January-April

EXPO SERIES NOBLE HOP EXTRA PALE

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Ale

Old World meets new in the internationally-inspired beer with a local twist. We used Noble Hops, Saaz and Hallertau, grown right here in our backyard, the Yakima Valley. The beer has four kettle hop additions, and is finished with dry-hopping. This golden-hued beer reveals a classic Noble Hop aroma with a crisp finish.

6.0% ABV, 50 IBUs

Malt: 2-Row Pale, CaraPils, Vienna
Hops: Saaz, Hallertau

Available in 22 oz bombers and on draft.

Availability: Seasonal; May-August

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Ale

This ruby-red ale is lush and aromatic with a rich, malty flavor and contrasting spicy hop finish. Copious amounts of crystal malt give this winter beer a sweet character reminiscent of caramel and toffee. This beer is hopped like an IPA, providing plenty of grassy and piney flavors and aromas to balance the sweetness. The beer is dry-hopped with Northern Brewer and Chinook to provide additional piney aromas to balance the sweet character. A festive brew sure to warm the soul during your winter adventures.

7.5% ABV, 72 IBUs

Malt: Pale 2-Row, Munich, C-40
Hops: Northern Brewer, Zeus, Cluster, Cascade

Available in 22 oz bombers and on draft.

Availability: Seasonal; Late September-December

NO BOUNDARIES Pilot Series

Our No Boundaries Pilot Series is a small-batch, experiemental series that we brew about once a month. The pilot series allows our brewers to try out new ideas and beer styles.

Available on draft only.

BARREL AGED Series

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Triticale Whiskey Barrel Aged Imperial Stout

This is our first barrel aged series release. The blend is 67% Wrecking Ball Imperial Stout aged in 1st use Dry Fly Distillery triticale whiskey barrels for 4 months, and 33% Wrecking Ball aged in 2nd use wheat whiskey barrels for 7 months. The triticale barrels will give a delicious spicey, bready, whiskey flavor with hints of oak, vanilla, and toffee-like sweetness. The 2nd use barrels impart heavy brown sugar and molasses-like sweetness accented by woody, coconut flavors. This will balance this whiskey bite wonderfully. Cheers!

9.5% ABV

Availability: 1200 22 oz bottles

Release Date: 8/23/14