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Skagit Brew Corner: Hoppy Anniversary Ale

svfchoppyaleCelebrate the season and the 40th Anniversary of the Skagit Valley Co-op with a pint of Hoppy Anniversary Ale! This special occasion brew is available only for a limited time. It’s brewed just for us in 22 oz. bottles by micro brewing pioneer Hale’s Ales of Seattle. And Hoppy Anniversary tasty IPA-style ale is not your typical brew.

Open the bottle and you’ll be greeted by a an earthy, cloud-like texture and a lovely herbal home-brew like flavor. Brewed using Hale’s proprietary yeast blend, malted barley and an aromatic medley of Pacific Northwest Hops, it also has a pleasantly bitter with a creamy and citrusy balanced smooth texture. Gentle carbonation and a thick creamy head of foam make it a great brew to enjoy with salty snacks on sunny afternoons (get ’em while you can).

Pair this delicious brew with Rancher’s Pie, a delicious multi-layered one dish meal from the Co-op Meat Department. Rancher’s Pie begins with a layer of fresh, handmade Co-op Red Pepper and Garlic Sausage, topped with a medley of organic vegetables, mashed potatoes and a sprinkle of cheese. Sip this refreshing brew to celebrate the season and the legacy of the Skagit Valley Co-op!

By: Claire

ClaireClaire Harlock Garber loves to eat and drink and write about it. She has worked in the food industry for nearly a decade and was on staff at the Skagit Valley Co-op from 2010-2018, writing the regular columns Skagit Brew Corner, The Cheese Whisperer, The Bounty of Bulk, and What's Dippin' in the Well for the Co-op's blog, as well as articles for the Natural Enquirer newsletter.