Entries from July 16th, 2010

Oregon Brewers Festival in Portland Next Week

July 16th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Events, Oregon Breweries

One of my favorite annual excursions has become the trip down to Portland for the Oregon Brewers Festival. This marks the 23rd year of the festival, and they’ve got things down pretty well by now. Hoards of people will visit the waterfront festival from Thursday, July 22 through Sunday, July 25. If you don’t like […]

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Grab A Beer: Firestone Walker Union Jack IPA

July 14th, 2010 · 10 Comments · Beer Reviews, California Beer

Firestone Walker Union Jack IPA Alcohol by Volume: 7.5% Find this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown! Intro: It’s amazing the buzz that surrounds Russian River Pliny the Elder, while Firestone Walker Union Jack sits back in the shadows a little bit. Both IPAs are new to the Seattle market in the […]

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Flying Bike Co-op Looks to Launch First Cooperative Brewery in Seattle

July 13th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

Are you a homebrewer with dreams of someday opening up a brewery? Maybe you’ve thought about it, and the task seems daunting and insurmountable by yourself. Local homebrewer Jeff Hicks has been down this road and as a result he plans to launch what would be Seattle’s first cooperative brewery, which will be called Flying Bike […]

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Cooking With Beer: Beer Can Chicken

July 12th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Beer & Food

One of my favorite things about living in Seattle (aside from the beer) is the fact that the weather almost never gets too bad to throw something on the grill. But, when nice summer weather rolls around it is not uncommon for me to grill 3 to 4 times a week sometimes. Meat + grill […]

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Benefits for Chris Cavanaugh Start Sunday at Elysian

July 9th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Events

Some readers may recall that in April 2009, Brouwer’s hosted a “Kegs for Cavy” fundraiser to support Chris Cavanaugh’s expensive fight against Acute Lymphoblastic Lymphoma (Leukemia). Sadly, Chris is still fighting the cancer and it ain’t cheap. Two benefits to support Chris are coming up starting this Sunday at Elysian in Capitol Hill and continuing […]

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2nd Annual “Sour Thang” at Collins Pub This Weekend

July 9th, 2010 · No Comments · Events

Starting tomorrow, Saturday, July 10, Collins Pub will once again host their “Sour Thang” mini-beer fest down at the bar in Pioneer Square. If you’re a sour hound, you just might be enticed to head down and try a few of these gems all on draft: Russian River Supplication Russian River Consecration Rodenbach Grand Cru […]

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Beers for Boobies Fundraiser This Saturday at Big Al Brewing

July 9th, 2010 · No Comments · Events

With lots of options for beer drinkers this weekend in this wonderful weather, the Beer for Boobies fundraiser at Big Al Brewing should make you feel good while you drink your beer in support of Team Tracy and the Susan G. Komen Foundation. From 5pm to 9pm head down to White Center to enjoy some […]

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Phinney Summer Beer Taste This Saturday

July 8th, 2010 · No Comments · Events

Looks like it is going to be a beautiful weekend to go drink some beer outside. The annual Phinney Neighborhood Association (PNA) Beer Taste takes place this Saturday from 4:00pm to 7:30pm. 5th Annual PNA Summer Beer Taste July 10, 2010 4-7:30 p.m. Choose ten tastes of terrific microbrews from participating local breweries including Alpine, Big […]

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2nd Annual Washington Beer & WABL Camping Trip

July 7th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

One of my favorite weekend outings is most definitely a camping trip somewhere with a bunch of friends sharing good beers and sitting around a campfire. How can you go wrong with that? If the idea sounds as appealing to you, join WABL for their 2nd Annual Washington Beer/WABL Campout from August 13-15 on Whidbey […]

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Brewer’s Classic Golf Outing This Saturday Benefits Homebrewers

July 6th, 2010 · No Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

If you are a homebrewer and a golfer, the First Annual Brewer’s Classic, a fundraiser for the Washington Homebrewers Association (WAHA), should be just your thing for this upcoming weekend. Attendance is limited to the first 50 golfers, so RSVP to info@brewersclassic.com soon. Each foursome must have at least one professional brewer or homebrewer. Non-golfers are […]

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