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Rooftop Brewing crafts a beer exclusively for Cedarbrook Lodge

Update: 2/19/2020

We’ve just learned that a special beer pairing dinner at Cedarbrook Lodge will accompany the release of this beer. Here’s that announcement.

Join us for an exceptional evening as we celebrate craft brewing at its finest. Unique Rooftop brews, including cellar reserve selections, will be paired with a delicious & fun menu created by Executive Chef Adam Stevenson and his team at Copperleaf Restaurant!

The festivities begin at 6:00 PM with a reception featuring our very own IPA and seasonal small bites. Dinner follows at 7:30 PM and will include four diverse courses with corresponding Rooftop pairings. The outstanding menu is noted below.

Welcome Beer:
Cedarbrook Northwest IPA
Aged on Spanish Cedar

SMOKED BROOK TROUT RILLETTE
goat cheese, beets, orange, sourdough tartine
Gateway Creamsicle Hazy Pale

CHICKEN FRIED PHEASANT
braised dandelion greens, buttermilk biscuit, kimchee chutney
Barrel Aged Sour Series:
Featuring the American Mosaic IPA & Stargazer Red IPA

MOROCCAN LAMB SHANK & SPICY MERGUEZ
creamy grits, honey-roasted eggplant, lentil-feta gremolata, pomegranate molasses
Scotch, Scotch, Scotchity Scotch Ale

CASCADIAN APPLE DOUGHNUT
cinnamon-sugar, apple jam, mascarpone frosting,
sun-dried papau new guinea ulya dust
2018 Ladro Sul Tetto

Original Post: 2/12/2020

Cedarbrook Lodge is something of an anomaly. Located just a stone’s throw from SeaTac International Airport, the lodge is situated on 18 lush acres, making it something of an oasis. The hotel offers a respite from the loud and busy world that surrounds it. For non-travelers, the award-winning Copperleaf Restaurant and Copperleaf Bar & Terrace do the same.

Rooftop Brewing of Seattle, Washington recently crafted a beer exclusively for Cedarbrook Lodge: Cedarbrook IPA. The collaborative project was 13 months in the making. The epiphany came when brewer Craig Christian imagined using Cedrela (Spanish Cedar) to minimize any bitterness. The beer was canned on February 11th and will be available soon. A limited supply of the beer will be available in cans at the Rooftop Brewing taproom on Friday, February 14th.

Hard to believe this place exists less than 5 minutes from SeaTac airport (photo via cedarbrooklodge.com).
Hard to believe this place exists less than 5 minutes from SeaTac airport (photo via cedarbrooklodge.com).

“Cedarbrook Northwest Style IPA is made with Washington grown, boldly fruity Citra hops and aged on distinctive Spanish Cedar,” says the description on the can. “Inspired while strolling the beautiful grounds of Cedarbrook Lodge, our IPA is uniquely delicious.”

This is an exclusive beer and you’ll need to visit the Cedarbrook Lodge, the Copperleaf Restaurant, or the Copperleaf Bar & Terrace to get it. Otherwise, you can also find it in cans at Rooftop Brewing’s tasting room in Seattle, but supplies are limited.