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Hops, sip, and a chug: ‘Hop Czar Imperial IPA,’ BridgePort Brewing Company

Name: Hop Czar Imperial IPA

Style: Imperial IPA

Tasted: On draught at Shultzy’s Bar & Grill on the Ave

ABV: 7.5%

Hops, sip, and a chug: ‘Powderfinger Rye Ale,’ Big Time Brewery

Name: Powderfinger Rye Ale

Style: Rye Ale

Tasted: On draught at Big Time Brewery on the Ave

Hops, sip, and a chug: ‘Pale Ale,’ Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Name: Pale Ale

Style: Pale Ale

ABV: 5.6%

IBU: 38

 

Hops, sip, and a chug: ‘Galactic Shift,’ Big Time Brewery

Name: Galactic Shift

Tasted: On draught at Big Time Brewery on The Ave

Style: Red IPA

ABV: 7.2%

IBU: 70

Collegi-ATE: Beef stew

We’ve covered a wide range of baked goods and healthy dinner options in this column, but one genre of season-appropriate fare has been grossly overlooked: slow cooker meals. Let us right this wrong with a series featuring hearty recipes that can easily be prepared by a student on the go with little to no cooking experience. Not only does each dish in this series hit the spot on a cold winter day, but they are nearly impossible to mess up.

Hops, sip, and a chug: ‘Oatmeal Stout,’ Samuel Smith Old Brewery

Name: Oatmeal Stout

Tasted: From the bottle, at home

Style: Stout

ABV: 5%

IBU: N/A

Hops, sip, and a chug: 'Brew Free! or Die IPA,' 21st Amendment Brewery

Name: Brew Free! or Die IPA

Tasted: On draught at Finn McCool’s on The Ave

Style: IPA

ABV: 7%

Hops, sip, and a chug: 'Snowdrift Vanilla Porter,' Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

Name: Snowdrift Vanilla Porter

Tasted: On draught at Finn McCool’s on The Ave

Style: Porter

ABV: 6% 

Year in review: Athlete of the year

This has been a year full of memorable performances from athletes who will be remembered at the UW for years to come.

Year in review: Moment of the year

It’s been a dramatic year on Montlake. From the opening of new stadiums to multiple Washington teams making runs in the NCAAs, there have been quite a few notable achievements in the 2013-14 academic year. Those achievements will be remembered as snapshots, moments in a year filled with fantastic ones. Here are a few Daily sportswriters’ picks for the best moment of the year.