Special Release From Silver City - Le Fat
March 6, 2014 - 12:51 PM- by Kendall Jones, Washington Beer Blog -
We just received a press release from Silver City Brewing (blog sponsor) announcing the release of the beloved Le Fat - Oak Barrel-Aged Sour Scotch Ale. Le Fat 2014 is the second generation of the original batch brewed in 2010. The brewery releases the beer at its Taproom in Bremerton this Friday, March 7th. A week later, a select group of retail outlets will offer the beer for those who can't make it to the brewery. The list of retail outlets is below.
Quantities are limited so don't delay. The beer is available in 750 ml bottles for $19.99. The brewery will offer a very small amount on tap at the Silver City Taproom. To stay informed, follow Silver City Brewing on Facebook and twitter. Here is the press release from the brewery with more details.
Silver City Brewery announces the limited release of Le Fat ~ Oak Barrel Aged Belgian Sour Scotch Ale.
Bremerton, WA - March 4, 2014 - Today Silver City Brewery is pleased to announce the release of Le Fat 2014~ Oak Barrel Aged Belgian Sour Scotch Ale.
Le Fat 2014 ~ Oak Barrel Age Belgian Sour Scotch Ale will be released in 750ml cork finished bottles on Friday March 7th, 2014. Le Fat production began immediately following the brewery's move to Bremerton four years ago. The beer is based on one of Silver City's most popular and award winning beers, Fat Scotch Ale. The beer was fermented with Belgian yeast, inoculated with Lactobacillus, Pediococcus and Brettanomyces and aged in used Merlot, Malbec and Cabernet barrels. Le Fat 2014 is the 2nd generation of the original batch started in 2010.
Don Spencer, brewmaster for Silver City Brewery, had this to say about this year's release "Le Fat is quite the labor of love for me and the brew team. There are so many components, steps and time that go into the process of creating Le Fat." Don added "To see Le Fat in it's beautiful bottle prepared for presentation after the long development process is personally very exciting. We can't wait to share this unique creation with our fans!"
Le Fat will go on sale Friday, March 7th at the Silver City Brewery Taproom in Bremerton & Silver City Restaurant in Silverdale. The quantities are limited so please arrive early if you would like to purchase a bottle. The 750ml cork finished bottle will be $19.99. Silver City Taproom will offer a limited amount on draft for tasting starting on March 7th as well.
For Silver City beer fans that can't make it to Kitsap County for the release, Le Fat will be released a week later on Friday, March 14th at eleven select locations around the Puget Sound. Each location will only receive 1 case each.
The Beer Junction in West Seattle will host the Seattle release party for Silver City Le Fat 2014 on Friday, March 14th starting at 6pm. The award winning original Fat Scotch Ale and the limited release, oak aged Fat Woody will join Le Fat on draft and will also be available for bottle sales to go. Take one or all of these variations home with you to replicate the side by side tasting with friends or to enjoy next to your 6-pack of Ridgetop Red or St. Florian IPA.
The complete list of locations offering Le Fat 2014 750ml bottles:
99 Bottles - 35002 Pacific Hwy S, Federal Way
Beer Junction - 4511 California Ave SW, Seattle
Bottleworks - 1710 N 45th St #3, Seattle
Chuck's 85th - 656 NW 85th St, Seattle
Chuck's CD - 2001 E Union St, Seattle
Elizabeth Station - 1400 W Holly St, Bellingham
Malt & Vine - 16851 Redmond Way, Redmond
Marina Market - 18882 Front St NE, Poulsbo
Noble Fir - 5316 Ballard Ave NW, Seattle
Pint Defiance - 2049 Mildred St W, Fircrest
Uber - 7517 Aurora Ave N, Seattle