Last night we stopped by the Elysian Capitol Hill pub to celebrate the release of Reunion-A Beer For Hope. You should start seeing it soon. The beer will be poured at all three Elysian locations as well as better pubs around the Seattle area (listed below)–from Snohomish to Tacoma, Redmond to Steilacoom. Proceeds from sales of Reunion are donated to the Institute for Myeloma and Bone Cancer Research.
Drinking beer for a worthy cause is always a good thing. Keep an eye out for Reunion-A Beer For Hope and get a pint when you see it. We will keep you informed about any special events, such as brewers nights, as details become available.
Based on a single recipe, the beer was produced by four different breweries across the country: Terrapin Brewing (Georgia), Pizza Port (Southern California), Bison Brewing (Northern California), and Elysian Brewing. Each brewery put its own signature on the beer, modifying the character of the beer while still adhering to the same basic recipe. For more information about the beer and the mission, visit http://www.reunionbeer.com.
We thoroughly enjoyed our samples of Reunion-A Beer For Hope. It has a refreshing quality that was particularly nice on a hot summer evening. We also appreciated the opportunity to talk with Reunion founders, Alan Shapiro and Pete Slosberg (Pete’s Wicked Ale).
Elysian brewers Dick Cantwell and Marcus Stinson describe their version of
Reunion as hazy golden with a pronounced citrus nose. Fruit and subtle
spice notes dominate the pallet, with a rich, soft finish. It is brewed
with Pale Malt Torrified Wheat, Accidulated Malt, Weyerman Wheat and Great
Western White Wheat. It is bittered with Sorachi Ace hops and spiced with
orange peel, lemon grass and coriander. 7.5% alcohol by volume.
You will find Reunion-A Beer For Hope at the following locations: