Washington St. Beer Part Deux

My Sasquatchian friend from the great Northwest shipped me some of Washington St, finest brew, AGAIN! And I can’t stop raving about Washington State beer, it’s so freaking good.

Im going to take a different approach at my beer review. Im going to use the ancient Haiku poem structure as my format. Wait, I know, it sounds lame, but give me a chance, I think you’ll like it. The Haiku is fairly a simple poem structure/formula, it is as easy as playing Tic-Tac-Toe. Below formula…

1. Choose a subject – using 5 syllables. (BEER IS F-ING GOOD)

2. Describe your subject – using 7 syllables ( GOLD BUBBLES SPICES TINGLES)

3. Tell how it affects you – using 5 syllables (FLOATING ON THIN AIR)

5. Fit into the 5-7-5 structure … (BEER IS F-ING GOOD, GOLD BUBBLES-SPICES TINGLES, FLOATING ON THIN AIR)

The Haiku goes way back, about 700 AD. Both used by Chinese and Japanese cultures. It was the Japanese poet Matsuo Basho (1644 – 1694) , that brought the Haiku to prominence. And his Haiku was influenced by his firsthand experience of the world around him.

I was also influenced, to write a poem beer review, in honor of the writers and poets that used alcohol as their median of expression. Like Hemmingway and LA’s, very own infamous writer Charles Bukowski …so here we go.

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Issaquah Brewery – White Frog Ale 5.7% – first impression, wheaty – pours like a lager w/minimal head- golden cloudy appearance

 

 

POEM

White Frog Ale Is Good…

She is blonde with fresh bubbles…

Sour tart frown but smooth…

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Dick’s Brewing Co – Dick Danger Ale 5.5%- First impression – The Name of the beer! Good Fall beer!

 

 

 

 

POEM

Dick Danger Ale nice…

Nubian coffee roast taste…

Sunday drive to church…

 

 

 

 

 

 

Okay, there goes my attempt at poetry…hope it wasn’t too cheesy. Feel free to send me your Haiku beer review. And I will post it on my blog. Kudos to Kevin, for providing some of Washington State’s finest brew – I have some Cali beer coming up your way soon. Tell next time – cheers!

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~ by Golden Foam Notes on September 4, 2014.

2 Responses to “Washington St. Beer Part Deux”

  1. Chimay Blue trapist
    Little bubbles on the tongue
    Deep fruity complex

  2. When you have a blog, aren’t you supposed to be…. blogging??? Dang where are the beer reviews? Beer of the week! What’s on sale where? Let’s go let’s go let’s go!!!

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