Entries from March 8th, 2011

Drew Cluley to Leave Pike Brewing Company for Big Time Brewery

March 8th, 2011 · No Comments · General Beer News

Drew Cluley has announced that he will be leaving Pike Brewing Company for the open Head Brewer position at Big Time Brewery, which Bill Jenkins recently announced he will be vacating. Press Release: Drew Cluley has announced that he is leaving the Head Brewer and Production Manager Position at Pike Brewing Company effective April 18, […]

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Poll: Which Seattle Neighborhood Most Needs a New Beer Bar or Brewery?

March 8th, 2011 · 26 Comments · Polls

As I pointed out in my recent list of Top 10 Seattle Beer Spots, there are many great places to drink good beer in Seattle. I could have easily extended that list to the Top 20 and beyond.┬áBut, some neighborhoods are still lacking, in my opinion. What do you think? Which Seattle neighborhood most needs […]

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Brouwer’s Hard Liver Barleywine Festival Kicks Off This Saturday

March 7th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Events

Let the craziness begin. Brouwer’s Cafe is known for throwing great festivals, and this Saturday’s Hard Liver Barleywine Festival is the most popular of them all. Now in its 9th year, Hard Liver is a gauntlet of 60+ barleywines all on tap at once. The updated full list is below, as well as some highlights […]

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Guest Travels – South Africa Beer Report

March 4th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Beer Travels

As I mentioned on Monday, my friend Bob Payne is reporting on his adventures in South Africa, including some beer reports. Following is the second, and what might be the last, of his updates. As I await my church-on-wheels trip to Port Elizabeth, I figure I can crank out another quick beer report: Brewers & […]

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Bill Jenkins Leaving Big Time Brewery

March 3rd, 2011 · 6 Comments · Washington Breweries

All good things come to an end. Bill Jenkins has been Head Brewer at Big Time Brewery since 2004, but he will soon be leaving his position to spend more time with his family. Bill is well-known in the local beer scene and has continuously churned out quality beer from the small brewpub in the […]

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Lazy Boy and Naked City Brewing Brewmasters Dinner at Alderbrook Resort & Spa

March 3rd, 2011 · No Comments · Beer & Food, Washington Breweries

Looking for a road trip for the weekend of March 12? The luxurious Alderbrook Resort & Spa is hosting a Brewmasters Dinner featuring Lazy Boy Brewing and Naked City Brewing on Saturday, March 12. To celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, Shawn Loring (Lazy Boy) and Don Webb (Naked City) will be on hand for a five […]

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Washington Breweries Beat Out Oregon & California to Claim Second Consecutive Beer Brawl Victory

March 2nd, 2011 · No Comments · California Beer, Oregon Breweries, Washington Breweries

Take that, Oregon and California. Twelve beers from Washington, Oregon and California battled it out last week at Beer Brawl IV, which took place at Portland’s Concordia Ale House. For the second year in a row, and third year out of all four competitions, Washington beat the other two states in overall voting. From Concordia: […]

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Alaskan Brewing Releases Imperial IPA

March 1st, 2011 · No Comments · Beer Releases

Here is a new release from Alaskan to look forward to starting today. The Imperial IPA is part of their Pilot Series, which has brought us several interesting special releases in 22oz bottles. It weighs in at 8.5% ABV and 60 IBUS, and it is brewed with Chinook, Amarillo and Centennial hops. Juneau, Alaska (February […]

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