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Talia Shapiro

Talia Shapiro

Talia Shapiro is a Seattle-based freelance writer and the producer of Simply Beeresistible, an online exploration into brewery culture. When she’s not writing, she can be found searching the Pacific Northwest for the next best craft food and beverage experience.

Posts By Talia Shapiro

No-Li Brewhouse | Big Juicy IPA

March 15, 2017 | Avg. Reading Time: 1 min

Photo courtesy of NoLiBrewhouse

ABV: 6.1% | IBU: 55

Featuring four distinct varieties of Washington-grown hops, No-Li’s Big Juicy lives up to its bold name: bright citrus and tropical fruit flavors burst from the refreshing, hop-forward West Coast-style IPA.

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Ultimate 6er | Seattle Growler Fills

August 17, 2016 | 1 Avg. Reading Time: 3 min

Draft beer almost always tastes better than bottled or canned beer.* It’s fresher and hasn’t been exposed to heat, light, or oxygen—elements that can have a major negative impact on the beer’s taste and aroma. Despite the superiority of draft, we don’t always feel like going out for a pint. As a self-proclaimed introvert, I’m a prime example of a beer enthusiast who sometimes just wants to chill at home and watch a movie. Or read. Or drink a few beers while I cook dinner. This is when growlers come in handy. Typically 64 fluid ounces (the equivalent to 4 pints) or 32 fluid ounces (2 pints) breweries and taprooms will happily fill growler jugs with fresh, tasty, draft beer and allow patrons to grab quality beer to go. Read More

Outlander Brewery | Holy Basil Pale

July 12, 2016 | Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

ABV: 5.6%

I love a little quirkiness with my beer, because with so many craft breweries in Seattle, a unique character is really what sets each establishment, and brew, apart. The Holy Basil Pale Ale by Outlander Brewery fits this measure well—it strikes just the right balance of eccentric and uniquely delicious. Read More