What happens when one of Seattle’s best hop-forward breweries collaborates with one of the best lager brewers in the country? We are about to find out. Cloudburst Brewing’s Steve Luke is renowned for his prowess when it comes to creating hoppy ales. Chuckanut Brewery is perhaps the most highly decorated lager-focused brewery in America. Now, they’ve collaborate to make a hoppy lager. It’s gotta be good.
Nutburst is described as a delicious hoppy southern hemisphere lager. It gets tapped on Mother’s Day – – Sunday, May 14th – – at both Chuckanut locations and at Cloudburst’s taproom in Seattle.
Here’s the official release announcement from Chuckanut Brewery.
CHUCKANUT & CLOUDBURST TAP NUTBURST COLLABORATION
Chuckanut Brewery and Cloudburst Brewing are good brewing friends with lots of respect for each other’s expertise in the brewing field. ‘Nut Burst’ is a collaboration lager made at Chuckanut Brewery that’s got a creamy white head and tropical fruit notes with an ABV of 6%. This delicious hoppy southern hemisphere lager will be tapped at both Chuckanut facilities (Bellingham and Skagit Valley) and Cloudburst in Seattle on Mother’s Day May 14.
Nut Burst uses hops from New Zealand and Australia including Galaxy, Kohatu, Motueka, Nelson Sauvin, and Rakau. A marriage of Chuckanut’s clean, crisp lager with Cloudburst hop expertise culminates in ‘Nut Burst’, a very drinkable down under hoppy lager with fragrant grapefruit and guava aromas and flavors. Perfect with sweet and spicy foods this beer is offered in very limited supplies throughout the Puget Sound region.
Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen (North Nut), located at 601 West Holly St in Bellingham, was awarded the National Small Brewpub of the Year 2009 and Small Brewing Company 2011 at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, CO. The full service “Kitchen” serves lunch, happy hour, and dinner with an eclectic fresh local menu for all ages. South Nut (Chuckanut Brewery & Tap Room at 11937 Higgins Airport Way, Burlington) at the Port of Skagit welcomes all ages and is open Wednesday through Monday serving beer & beverages and encourages guest to bring their own picnic or food from visiting food trucks. Learn more about Chuckanut Brewery, www. chuckanutbreweryandkitchen.com
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