So, there's a brewer at Mountain Goat called Craig. Craig was tasked to create a beer. He chose to brew a US-style Pale Ale, using Willamette hops to stand out from the herd. When the time came to tap the beer, it needed a name. "What shall we call it?" said the Goats. "How about The Craig?" came the reply. "No. We're not calling it The Craig," said Craig. "Tough. It's The Craig," came the reply. And so The Craig was tapped on the day the brewery flooded. It's a beer blessed with fruity hop aromas that's darker in colour than most pales of its ilk you'll see floating around and makes for a rather lovely, well-balanced debut from, erm, whatshisname. You know - that brewer at the Goat.
Published February 4, 2011 2011-02-04 00:00:00