Friday, May 1, 2015

Walking Man Brewing Releases Emily's Perle Pale

Walking Man Brewing Releases Latest Beer in Single Hop Series: Emily’s Perle Pale 

Courtesy of Walking Man Brewing Co
STEVENSON, WA (April 30, 2015) – In late 2000 Walking Man Brewing produced what came to be known as Pale Strider Pale Ale, the first brew on their original 3-barrel system.  Nearly 15 years later, Pale Strider continues on with a fresh makeover in each 17-barrel brew as part of a single hop series started by head brewer James Landers in 2013.    

“I started the single hop series to bring more interest to our Pale Ale as well as giving us in the brewery an opportunity to have some fun and experiment with hops that we might otherwise not get a chance to use,” Landers said.  

Assistant Brewer, Emily Albaugh. Courtesy of Walking Man Brewing Co
Emily’s Perle Pale 
Named for Walking Man’s assistant brewer, Emily Albaugh, Emily's Perle Pale is a heartfelt offering of her passion and dedication to the art and science of craft beer.  Having joined the brewhouse in September 2014, Emily’s Perle Pale is the first beer brewed not as an assistant, but as brewer.  From her thoughtful selection of Perle hops to stirring the kettle with a mother’s affection, this beer is destined to be distinctively delicious.  
Originally developed in Germany in 1978, Perle hops add a spicy, earthiness as well as some sweet honeysuckle and floral notes to the beer. The malt bill offers a fruity, medium bodied backbone that allows the Perle hops to shine through and deliver a refreshingly, quenchable Pale Ale. 

ABV: 5.5% 
IBU: 35 
Availability:  In draft while supplies last

Release Party at the Brewpub:  Wednesday, May 6 at 5pm
Walking Man Brewing will host a release party at the brewpub in Stevenson, WA on Wednesday, May 6 at 5pm.  Albaugh will introduce the beer and offer a complimentary tasting. For each pint of Emily’s Perle Pale guests will receive a raffle ticket with drawings for Walking Man prizes beginning at 6pm.  

About Walking Man Brewing
Nestled in the small town of Stevenson, WA in the scenic Columbia River Gorge, Walking Man Brewing began impacting the Northwest craft beer scene in late 2000. Garnering medals and honors in some of the top beer competitions in the world, it has long since become a destination for beer enthusiasts from around the globe. 

The brewery and brewpub is located at 240 SW 1st Street in Stevenson, Washington. For more information about Walking Man Brewing including brewpub hours, menus and happenings, please visit  

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