Don’t wait for Seattle Beer Week if you want some beery action. This week, Diamond Knot Craft Brewing is releasing four new beers in four days.
Tuesday: Fresh Hop Pale with Amarillo Hops
Brewed with Amarillo hops that were cut from Virgil Ganache Hop Farm vines less than 24 hours before going into the kettle, this beer is about as hoppy and aromatic as it gets! Drink it fresh, drink it now, before this very limited release beer is gone! 6.0% ABV, 33 IBUs
Wednesday: Red IPA
This new Diamond Knot beer was a year in the making. DK brewed an American red ale with a higher alcohol content and hopped it like an IPA. A complex, but gentle malt character sets the stage for fruit esters and flavors of citrus orange from early and late Simcoe hop additions. 6.1% ABV, 40 IBUs
Thursday: Storm Surge Winter Ale, Seasonal from October-March
Stylistically elusive, this beer stands alone. Not as hoppy as a Black IPA, and lighter bodied, it falls loosely into the American Dark Ale style. Aftertaste of lingering toasted caramel malts and coffee-like bitterness adds to this beer’s unique character. 5.5% ABV, 30 IBUs
Friday: Industrial Ho!Ho! Winter Ale
This American Strong Ale has maintained a cult-like following for 15 years, and for good reason! Big, hoppy and malty; it a giant built for the colder months. 8.5% ABV, 60 IBUs
For those pumpkin ale fans, Diamond Knot will be releasing Industrial Staggering Jack, an imperial pumpkin ale, in mid-October, with a barrel-aged version to follow.