Entries from February 28th, 2011

Boundary Bay and Harmon Advance to Sweet Sixteen at National IPA Championship

February 28th, 2011 · No Comments · General Beer News

Washington started with nineteen beers in the Brewing News National IPA Championship. Nine beers advanced to the second round, and then just two, Boundary Bay IPA and Harmon Commencement Bay IPA, advanced to the third round. Both Boundary Bay and Harmon prevailed in the third round this past Saturday and will move on to the Sweet […]

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Guest Travels – Beer in South Africa: Leave it to the Namibians

February 28th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Bar Reviews, Beer Travels

One of my favorite parts about having this website is reporting on trips I take and the beers and places I experience while traveling. While this trip is not my own (how I wish it was), my friend Bob Payne, web producer at the Seattle Times, is in South Africa and promised to write up […]

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Homebrewers, Shoot for the GABF with the 2011 Puget Sound Pro-Am Competition

February 25th, 2011 · No Comments · General Beer News, Washington Breweries

From Mark Emiley, Puget Sound Pro-Am competition organizer: On behalf of the Boeing Employees Wine and Beer Makers Club, the Impaling Alers, and the Washington Homebrewers Association, we are happy to announce the kick-off of the 2011 Puget Sound Pro-Am (PSPA)!  This is the country’s largest Great American Beer Festival Pro-Am qualifying competition with 15 breweries […]

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Bottleworks to Celebrate 12th Anniversary With Special Release From The Bruery This Sunday

February 24th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Beer Releases, California Beer

Bottleworks is set to release Bottleworks XII, which was brewed by California’s The Bruery for the Wallingford bottleshop’s annual celebration. From Bottleworks’ website: Sunday! Sunday! Sunday! Come one, come all to the sensational beer celebration. Our 12th anniversary beer release will be happening this Sunday (the 27th). We will have our newest anniversary beer, made […]

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NWBN Mugshots Profile on Chris Miller

February 23rd, 2011 · No Comments · Washington Breweries

In light of the recent news that head brewer Chris Miller is departing Snipes Mountain Brewing Company to be a part of a new brewery startup in California (Visit WA Beer Blog for full story), below is a Mugshots profile I did on Chris from a year or two ago. He’s a hell of a […]

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American Brewing Company Grand Opening in Edmonds This Saturday

February 22nd, 2011 · No Comments · Washington Breweries

Brewer Skip Madsen is ready to make his official return to the Washington brewing industry this Saturday, February 26. He and owner Neil Fallon are opening American Brewing Company, located in Edmonds, WA, and you are welcome to stop by and celebrate with them between Noon and 8pm. They’ll be opening up their doors as part of […]

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Washington Looks to Defend Crown at Beer Brawl IV at Concordia Ale House

February 21st, 2011 · No Comments · California Beer, Events, Oregon Breweries, Washington Breweries

Portland’s Concordia Ale House will hold their Beer Brawl IV starting today, February 21 and lasting through Sunday, February 27. This battle pits beers from Washington, Oregon, and California against each other and allows customers to sample blindly and vote for their favorites. Washington took the crown for the second time last year, when they […]

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Seattle Beer News Top 10 Beer Spots – #1 Beveridge Place Pub

February 18th, 2011 · 13 Comments · Bar Reviews

This is the final installment of the Seattle Beer News list of the Top 10 Beer Spots in Seattle. Many great bars, pubs, and breweries did not make this list; that doesn’t mean they aren’t outstanding places. Check out the previous post for #2. When it was time to decide between my favorite five places […]

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Maritime Pacific Celebrates One Year at New Location With Special Cask Beers

February 17th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Beer & Food, Events, Washington Breweries

Maritime Pacific Brewing is one of Seattle’s oldest and most beloved breweries. They had been in the same location since the brewery was established in a Ballard warehouse in 1990, and the adjoining Jolly Roger Taproom became a popular place for food and drinks when it opened in 1997. For a long time, the brewery […]

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5th Annual ExBEERience Beer Festival to Take Place at Redhook on March 12

February 17th, 2011 · No Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

The Cascade Brewers Guild will be holding their 5th Annual ExBEERience Beer Festival at Redhook on Saturday, March 12. The event will give you the chance to sample beers from professional breweries and home brewers alike, and proceeds will benefit Childhaven, a Seattle non-profit helping the victims of child neglect and abuse. The event takes […]

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