Tuesday, December 2, 2008
Lompac Has SIX New presents for you!
It's that time of the year for the annual Winter seasonal release frenzy from the brewers at Lompoc Brewing Co (N. Portland) and the New Old Lompoc Brewing Co. (N.W. Portland). This year's SIX seasonal Winter beers are now available throughout the Lompoc Empire, EXCEPT Brewdolph, which is a Holiday Ale Festival exclusive. Visit New Old Lompoc (N.W.), Hedge House (S.E.), Oaks Bottom Pub (S.E.), and the 5Q (N.) Portland locations to get your hands on the good stuff!
Blitzen (Holiday Ale)
Dry-hopped, spiced Golden Ale
This beer is the house Fool’s Golden Ale that was dry-hopped and spiced with coriander, and dried orange peel in the bright beer tanks.
Golden color, spice and orange aroma, with a balanced malt and hop finish.
Imperial C-note (Imperial Pale Ale)
Brewed and dry-hopped with all seven C-named hops (Cluster, Columbus, Challenger, Chinook, Crystal, Cascade, and Centennial)
Deep copper color, piney, citrusy, floral, resinous aroma and full hop flavor, rich caramel malt finish with an endless developing hop presence.
Strong Amber Lager
This cold fermented lager was brewed with a generous amount of Munich malt to develop the deep color and rich malt flavor.
Amber-russet color, malty flavor, balanced spicy hop bitterness, with a warming alcohol finish.
Old Tavern Rat
Imperial/double L.S.D (Aged Dark Barley Wine)
This ale was brewed last January and was cellared for 10 months prior to its release.
Deep mahogany –brown color, rich and complex malty flavor with enough hop bitterness to help balance the warming alcohol finish.
This robust Porter was infused with fresh vanilla beans.
Dark reddish-brown color, rich malty flavor with hints of vanilla, bourbon, honey and roasted malt.
Brewdolph (Available at Holiday Ale Festival ONLY)
Belgian-style Strong Ale
This beer was brewed with malted barley, flaked oats, malted wheat, and raw honey. The Belgian yeast strain used during fermentation produces a spicy clove flavor and aroma.
Reddish brown color, clove/spice aroma, malty and honey flavor on the finish.