'Tis the season, right?
What you’re drinking: A seasonal “dark double alt” ale from the brewery in Eugene, Ore. Like most winter brews, it packs a punch at 7.2 percent alcohol by volume.
If this beer were a Slayer album it would be: Probably the band’s first recording on Def Jam Records, Reign in Blood, because both are heavy with complex flavors. Unlike the 1986 album, however, Sleigh’r has a bit more of a universal appeal.
The deal with Ninkasi: The brewery is relatively new to the Missoula market. Ninkasi started brewing in 2006, but only started distributing in our neck of the woods in March. The name, by the way, comes from the ancient Summarian goddess of fermentation.
Where you can find it: Sleigh’r comes in six-packs and 22-ounce bomber bottles at most local beer retailers.
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