Entries from March 22nd, 2011

Brewers Association Reports 11 Percent Volume Growth for U.S. Craft Brewers in 2010

March 22nd, 2011 · No Comments · General Beer News

Craft beer continues to grow, while the fizzy yellow stuff continues to decline in volume. Good news for those of us that love craft beer! From the Brewers Association: Boulder, CO • March 21, 2011—The Brewers Association, the trade association representing the majority of U.S. brewing companies, today released 2010 data on the U.S. craft […]

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Call For Seattle Beer Photos for Upcoming Book

March 21st, 2011 · 3 Comments · General Beer News

If you happen to have some old beer industry photos from pre-1990, a local author is hoping that you can help him out. Kurt Stream is working on a book titled “Brewing in Seattle” as part of the “Images of America” series for Arcadia Publishing. While he has made progress finding photos for his project, […]

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Deschutes Brewery Set to Expand

March 18th, 2011 · No Comments · General Beer News, Oregon Breweries

Deschutes is a great model of how to grow a craft brewery. They manage to have a solid lineup of year-round beers paired with outstanding special releases (Abyss or Dissident, anyone?). They continue to impress both average beer drinkers and beer geeks alike. As a result, demand for their product continues to increase and they […]

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Brouwer’s Hard Liver Festival – Winners, Favorites, and Photos

March 16th, 2011 · 5 Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

At this past weekend’s 9th Annual Hard Liver Barleywine Festival, there were local winners, impressive beers that stretched the spectrum of barleywine, and lots of people having a great time. A barleywine judging is part of the Hard Liver festivities. There is a 1st round of judging that includes around 50 judges, and then a […]

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Good Times at the Naked City Chaos Cookoff

March 15th, 2011 · 1 Comment · + Russ, Beer & Food, Gibson Holub, Washington Breweries

  While I didn’t make it to Naked City on Sunday for their Chaos Cookoff, friends Gibson Holub and Russell Lo were on hand. Gibson put together the following writeup, and Russ snapped the photos. Mmm…chili. Fans of beer and/or chili were treated to a rip-roarin’ good time courtesy of Naked City Brewing at their […]

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Tom Douglas St. Patrick’s Day Beer Blast This Thursday, Plus Brave Horse Tavern to Open Soon

March 14th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Beer & Food, Washington Breweries

Seattle super-chef and restaurateur Tom Douglas is well-known for his local restaurant empire. But, over the past couple of years, Tom Douglas has also been hosting occasional beer and food pairing events that have helped to open casual beer drinkers’ eyes to the wonderful pairings one can create with good food and craft beer. Largely driven by […]

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Grab A Beer: Alaskan Imperial IPA

March 11th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Beer Reviews

Alaskan Imperial IPA Alcohol by Volume: 8.5% Find this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown. Intro: Alaskan Brewing has really impressed with their Pilot Series of special releases over the past year. Their Black IPA, Barley Wine, and Raspberry Wheat were all wins in my book, and following those up with an […]

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Airways Brewing Company Turns One This Weekend

March 10th, 2011 · No Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

Congrats to Alex Dittmar and the rest of the team at Airways Brewing in Kent! They are throwing a small party this Saturday from 1pm to 8pm to celebrate their first birthday. From Airways: Join us in the Airways tap room for a small celebration from 1 pm to 8 pm on Saturday, March 12 […]

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Naked City Celebrates Daylight Savings With Chili and Beer

March 10th, 2011 · No Comments · Beer & Food, Washington Breweries

Naked City Brewery and Taphouse will be celebrating Daylight Savings this Sunday with their 1st Annual Daylight Savings Chaos Cook-Off. From Naked City: This year it’s all about chili, and beer of course. For 20 bucks you get 9 tasters of chili and 9 tasters of beer from 9 different breweries. People’s choice awards will […]

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Skagit River Brewery Tasting at Full Throttle Bottles Tonight

March 9th, 2011 · No Comments · Washington Breweries

Full Throttle will be hosting Skagit River Brewery for a tasting tonight, including the draft-only Gospel IPA and the impressive Trumpeter Imperial Stout. From Full Throttle: Georgetown, WA – I can’t believe we’ve been open three years and not ONCE had Mike from Skagit River Brewery here to showcase his beers! Now we all know […]

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