Blog Tag: Ten Questions

10 Questions with Eric Wathen of Alameda Brewhouse

Brewer Eric Wathen. Brewer's Name:Eric WathenBrewery:Alameda Brewhouse1) If you were stranded on a deserted island, and you could only choose one pound of either hops, water, barley, or yeast, which would it be, and why?Clean water to survive and possibly make beer with!2) What is the best aspect of NW beer drinkers?Palate versatility.3) What is your favorite beer style, and why?Pale Ale, for its tradition, drinkability, and availability.4) What is the first beer you brewed... Read More »

10 Questions with Alan Sprints of Hair of the Dog Brewing

Brewer/Owner Alan Sprints brewing a batch of Blue Dot IPA. Brewer's Name:Alan SprintsBrewery:Hair of the Dog1) If you were stranded on a deserted island, and you could only choose one pound of either hops, water, barley, or yeast, which would it be, and why?Hops, at least I could remember what Beer smelled like.2) What is the best aspect of NW beer drinkers?The support they give to local Breweries. We have some of the most educated... Read More »

10 Questions with Van Havig of Rock Bottom Brewery

Rock Bottom's Brewmaster Van Havig. Brewer's Name:Van HavigBrewery:Rock Bottom Brewery1) If you were stranded on a deserted island, and you could only choose one pound of either hops, water, barley, or yeast, which would it be, and why?I'd take the barley, basically since you didn't mention if it was malted, so I'll assume it isn't. I could then plant it, grow more, and eventually start a plantation – have you seen the price of barley... Read More »

10 Questions with Chad Kennedy of Laurelwood Brewery

Laurelwood Brewing Company. Brewer's Name:Chad KennedyBrewery:Laurelwood Brewery1) If you were stranded on a deserted island, and you could only choose one pound of either hops, water, barley, or yeast, which would it be, and why?Yeast! I'm sure I could make some sort of alcoholic concoction with the native flora. Maybe fermented coconut spiced with the root of some exotic plant? I wouldn't want to risk the local yeast though- I mean come on- just because... Read More »

10 Questions with Dave Fleming of Lucky Labrador Brewing

Lucky Lab Brewing Company. Brewer's Name:Dave FlemingBrewery:Lucky Labrador Brewing1) If you were stranded on a deserted island, and you could only choose one pound of either hops, water, barley, or yeast, which would it be, and why?Yeast!!! We'll find something to ferment on that island.2) What is the best aspect of NW beer drinkers?People love beer. I can't imagine living in Mississippi where there is no beer culture. Okay, I'll be ready to respond to... Read More »

10 Questions with Ben Flerchinger of Lucky Labrador Brewing

Lucky Lab Brewer Ben Flerchinger. Brewer's Name:Ben FlerchingerBrewery:Lucky Labrador Brewing1) If you were stranded on a deserted island, and you could only choose one pound of either hops, water, barley, or yeast, which would it be, and why?Yeast. There has to be something with sugar in it on the island.2) What is the best aspect of NW beer drinkers?Knowledge. NW beer drinkers know their stuff. Also, I would say that they are not afraid to... Read More »