tasting notes

First beer brewed at E. Wash release this Friday!

Hello all, MUCH has happened since my last Brewer’s Blog post several months ago: we closed our original Westport location at the end of October and have moved the brewery to the basement space underneath our Taproom at 1444 E. Washington Avenue on Madison’s near east side! So yes the Parched Eagle is wholly located […]

Late April-mid May Beer Releases

Happy Spring greetings all! Here are our upcoming beer releases from April 26th through Mother’s Day (May 12th): Friday April 26th: annual release of Señor Smoke Scotch Ale! Our “Wee Heavy” style ale returns at both locations this Friday at 3! Señor Smoke has a bit of smoked malt added to the grain bill to complement its […]

March Beer Releases!

Frozen Tuesday morning greetings all, First: I’m looking forward to the end of this savage winter too! Meanwhile upcoming beer releases for March: This Friday 3/8 features the return of our popular namesake Golden Ale Kölsch at both locations at 3! Then mid-March features the release of two stouts: Friday 3/15 the Ides of March: […]

February Beer Releases

Frozen Friday greetings all, First: both of our warm & cozy locations are open at 3 today for the start of the weekend. Come on by! Meanwhile upcoming beer releases for February: Wednesday 2/13: return of our acclaimed GRAINNE’S SPECIAL BITTER ESB at both locations at 3! Friday 2/15: return of the popular JANETHAN Robust […]

Tasting notes: Bourbon Barrel-aged Geronimo Imperial Stout

Hello all, OK I kegged BB-aged Geronimo this afternoon and am sipping on a dram as I write this. Aroma: a bit of Buffalo Trace bourbon up front with oak from the barrel to go along Geronimo’s complex dark roasted malt profile (along with some caramel maltiness and dark fruit esters). Smooth and complex! Flavor: […]