Terry and Sue Hackler are celebrating the first anniversary of Twelve String Brewing Co. starting today with the release of Anniversary Ale Volume 1.
The beer is a double IPA style with 9 percent alcohol by volume and 100 international bitterness units, said brewer Terry Hackler in a news release. It packs a huge amount of hop flavor and aroma, he said.
The beer in being released for the first time today at the Twelve String Brewing Co. taproom in Spokane Valley, 11616 E. Montgomery Dr., Suite 26. Pints Alehouse in north Spokane will host a release party on Wednesday and The Hop Shop on Spokane's South HIl hold one on Thursday. Along with the Anniversary Ale Volume 1, the shops will also feature the first release of a cask conditioned 12 Strings of Winter Ale and a limited edition barrel aged Blackberry Stout.
The Twelve String Brewing Co. taproom is open Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, 3-10 p.m.; Friday, 3-11 p.m. and Saturday noon to 11 p.m.