Boulder Garden Brown – Orlison Brewing Co.

Brewer’s notes:

Grab a glass and pour a pint of this full bodied yet smooth American-Style brown ale.  Boulder Garden provides a pleasant blend of caramel and chocolate notes with just enough hop bitterness to balance the maltiness.

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Does the Northwest really need another beer blog?!

Do we need yet another movie reviewer? Do we need any more foodie blogs? These are just a few questions that I would put in the same category as the title of this article. And the simple answer is yes, we do need more foodies, beer bloggers, and movie reviewers! I feel there are some key reasons and this article is here to point out these reasons and explain why the answer is yes. One, opinions on this blog about different beers may not align with yours but at least you will learn about each beer from a new perspective.  Two, articles on here will help me and my contributors grow their writing skill and style and become better in the long term. Finally, this site functions fundamentally different than most beer blogs out there and that difference will help us stand out from the crowd. So let’s go a bit deeper into each of these reasons.

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Black Label Brewing Co.

 

Hold your hats, tighten your suspenders, wax your mustaches, and prepare your taste buds because Black Label Brewing Company, located in the Saranac Commons in delightful downtown Spokane, might just be a hipster paradise. I don’t mean this in a derogatory manner, the style is just very refined and definitely fits within this category. Upon walking into the Saranac Commons and making your way to the back where you find Black Label you pass by a deli, local craft artist store, and an artisan bakery all while surrounded by exposed wood beams, a recycled glass bottle chandelier art piece, and unique lighting all of which come together to fit with the hipster motif. 

Sitting at the bar looking back at the rest of the commons.

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