Entries from May 11th, 2010

Wine Auction Prices Put Beer Auction Prices in Perspective

May 11th, 2010 · 5 Comments · General Beer News

Sometimes it is nice to put things in perspective. Yesterday, I posted a link to an online auction of rare beers to support a great cause. These beers were very expensive by comparative standards, even vs. the most expensive bottles of beer you can find at local retailers. But, an email I received today made […]

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22 Washington Breweries to Participate in Seattle Beer Week Closing Ceremonies Festival at Hale’s

May 11th, 2010 · No Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

Before Seattle Beer Week even begins, don’t forget to buy your tickets to the closing ceremony beer festival taking place at Hale’s Palladium on Sunday, May 23, from noon to 5pm. 22 Washington breweries will pour special beers to finish off the festivities. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased here. Admission includes 6 beer […]

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FredFest Online Auction of Rare Beer Supports Research for Juvenile Diabetes

May 10th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Beer Releases, Events, Oregon Breweries

If you are the type of beer geek that is always hunting down the latest barrel-aged releases and rare offerings from breweries far and wide, you have got to check out this rare beer auction that is part of FredFest’s effort to raise money for juvenile diabetes research. Highlights include what just might be the […]

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Schooner EXACT Brewing Grows Into New Location – Grand Opening May 15

May 7th, 2010 · 8 Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

If it seems like you were at Schooner EXACT‘s Grand Opening last year during the first Seattle Beer Week, you aren’t crazy. In 2009 the former nanobrewery had purchased a larger system and subleased a space connected to the former location of Trade Route Brewing in South Park; their opening celebration was right around this […]

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Grab A Beer: Leinenkugel’s Classic Amber

May 6th, 2010 · 4 Comments · Beer Reviews

Leinenkugel’s Classic Amber Alcohol by Volume: 4.9% Find this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown! Intro: This one is for all of you Midwesterners. Leinenkugel’s is a Wisconsin tradition and is widely available across the Midwest (90% of production is sold in Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, Iowa and Michigan). But, it has been […]

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Deschutes to Release Dissident, Hop in the Dark, and Black Butte XXII

May 5th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Beer Releases, Oregon Breweries

How many of you got excited when you saw the word “Dissident”? I know I sure did when I saw the press release come across this morning. Don’t get me wrong, Hop in the Dark and Black Butte XXII are exciting releases as well, but Deschutes Dissident has only been released once in the past […]

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Big Al to Brew Seattle Beer News Beer for Washington Brewers Fest – Help Name It!

May 4th, 2010 · 15 Comments · Beer Releases, Washington Breweries

Big Al Brewing is brewing up a special Seattle Beer News beer that will be poured at the upcoming Washington Brewers Festival, and you can have a hand in helping us name it (leave a comment) and win some beer or schwag in the process! I will have my own Seattle Beer News booth and […]

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Follow Seattle Beer News on Twitter and Facebook for Updates

May 3rd, 2010 · 4 Comments · General Beer News

Especially with Seattle Beer Week coming up, I plan to start using Twitter more often to send out messages about what is going on and what I am doing when an entire blog post is not appropriate. I have not been a very active user on Twitter in the past, but I am going to […]

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Quinn’s Pub To Host De Proef Brewmaster’s Collaboration Dinner During Seattle Beer Week

May 3rd, 2010 · No Comments · Beer & Food

A Monday night can sometimes be a tough sell to draw people out to bars and restaurants. But, on Monday, May 17, Seattle will turn into “beer dinner mecca” during Seattle Beer Week, and it is not going to be easy to make a decision on what to attend. Diners and beer lovers will have to choose between the […]

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