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The Friday beer (week!): Elysian Brewing’s Split Shot Espresso Milk Stout

Elysian Brewing’s Split Shot Espresso Milk Stout
Paul Gibson
Elysian Brewing’s Split Shot Espresso Milk Stout

The Fourth Annual Seattle Beer Week is in full swing. Events around Seattle kicked off last night at Elysian Brewing on Capitol Hill and will be running at various locations through Sunday, May 20th. Speaking of Elysian Brewing, they brewed this year's official Seattle Beer Week beer, the Split Shot Espresso Milk Stout.

How much more Seattle can you get than a beer made with coffee?

This dark brown ale incorporates coffee from Lighthouse Roasters.

There are over 100 events to choose from this year so take a look at the calendar on the Seattle Beer Week website and get out there and have some fun.

A few of the events I'm hoping to attend include:

Where will we find you during Seattle Beer Week?
NW Craft Brews” is a new weekly Web feature published Fridays here at Let us know what your favorite beer is right now, either here or on our Facebook page. Cheers!

Guest contributor Paul Gibson originally hails from Carlsbad, New Mexico, but he prefers the Northwest’s cooler temperatures and its vast selection of hoppy delicious beers. As a kid, he first started taking photos with an Instamatic of his friends on their BMX bikes. Now he takes photos of beer, breweries and on occasion street photography, events and concerts—minus the Instamatic. You can find more photos and follow Paul on Twitter at @pdgibson.