Beer of the Week: Populuxe Amber

By Iron Chef Leftovers

A long time ago, back when Populuxe first opened, there was an Amber on tap. It then disappeared for a while, only to recently resurface recently on their tap list, thanks to their ever rotating number of beers. That definitely meant I was trying it despite it just being up on […]

Beer of the Week: Bad Jimmy’s Habanero Amber

By Iron Chef Leftovers

It is both a good and a bad thing to be a brewery in Ballard these days. Having 10 breweries in a one mile radius means that from a consumer standpoint, I can hit multiple breweries on a single trip. The bad thing is that it leads to the inevitable comparison […]

Beer of the Week: Populuxe Gingersnap Amber

By Iron Chef Leftovers

I know I have said this before, but I don’t really like ginger in my beer. Don’t get me wrong, I love ginger, I use it frequently in my cooking, but I feel like it tends to overpower the subtle flavors of beer to the point where it is all you […]

Beer of the Week: Speakeasy Prohibition Amber Ale

By Iron Chef Leftovers

Speakeasy is a long time San Francisco Brewery that recently started distributing their beer in Washington. I have been to the brewery in SF, so I was excited when Annie S. invited me over to do a tasting of Speakeasy beers. Their amber is one of the first beers that Speakeasy […]