Charlie, Fred and Ken’s Imperial Helles Bock released by Sierra Nevada


Ken Grossman (rear) & Charlie Papazian (front) mesmerized by swirling wort on its way to
becoming second in Sierra Nevada’s 30th Anniversary beer series, Charlie, Fred & Ken’s Imperial Helles Bock. Photo courtesy Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

Written by Charlie Papazian for Examiner.com

Stylistically speaking, the just released Collaborative Sierra Nevada 30th Anniversary Beer is different.  Pioneer and original homebrew guru Fred Eckhardt, from Portland, Oregon, Ken Grossman, founder and president of the 30 year old Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, the brewers at Sierra Nevada and myself collaborated to decide what we would brew that represented the pioneering beer spirits each of us have been involved in. Continue reading “Charlie, Fred and Ken’s Imperial Helles Bock released by Sierra Nevada”