Entries from June 30th, 2011

Seattle International Beer Festival Kicks Off Tomorrow – Beer Picks & Details

June 30th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Events

I still remember the first year that I had the pleasure of going to the Seattle International Beer Festival (SIB) back in 2006. That year saw a sharp increase in my beer-geekiness, and my trip to SIB was one of the highlights of the year. Most beer festivals focus exclusively on draft beer, often from […]

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Laurelwood Brewmaster Heads to Bend, Oregon

June 29th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Chris Clemetson, General Beer News, Oregon Breweries

Laurelwood Brewing is a respected name among northwest breweries, and we’re lucky enough to have access to their beers up here in Seattle. Big news from them recently, as Brewmaster Chad Kennedy is taking his considerable skills to Bend, Ore, where he will open a new production brewery of his own. Posted from the Laurelwood […]

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5 Reasons You Should Book Your Trip to the Great American Beer Festival

June 28th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

Tickets for the Great American Beer Festival go on sale this week; today if you are an AHA member, and Thursday for the general public. 2011 marks the 30th anniversary of the festival, and this year promises to be bigger than ever. If you have never been, following are five reasons to snatch up tickets […]

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Airways Brewing to Celebrate Tap Room Expansion July 9

June 27th, 2011 · No Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

Back in February, Kent’s Airways Brewing announced that they would be embarking on three significant growth projects. In their current location, they planned to expand both their brewing capacity and the size of their retail tap room. In addition, they planned to open up a new retail location in downtown Kent. They have now finished their […]

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Seattle Weekly: Top 5 Ways to Annoy Your Bartender

June 24th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

I’m honestly not sure that I could ever have the patience to be a bartender, which makes me respect those that are quite a bit. Even the best bartenders get annoyed though. The Seattle Weekly polled current and retired bartenders and came up with their list of the Top 5 Ways to Annoy Your Bartender. […]

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Uber Tavern Celebrates 5 Years This Sunday

June 23rd, 2011 · No Comments · Events

One of my favorite bars in Seattle is reaching a big milestone, and as you’d expect they’ll be breaking out some special beers to celebrate. Stop by Uber Tavern starting at 3pm this Sunday, June 26, to celebrate 5 years of great beers. 5 years came very quick, and we owe it all to our […]

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Two Beers Brewing Becomes First Washington Craft Brewery to Introduce 12-Ounce Cans

June 22nd, 2011 · 2 Comments · Washington Breweries

Exciting news from Two Beers Brewing! Press release: SEATTLE (June 21, 2011) – Today, Two Beers Brewing released three of its popular Northwest-style brews in 12-ounce aluminum cans. The Seattle area microbrewery, located in SoDo, is the first Washington craft brewery to package its beers in the familiar aluminum cladding. Known for its flagship Evolutionary […]

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First Day of Summer Brings Big Time Old Sol Wheatwine Release

June 21st, 2011 · No Comments · Beer Releases

Based on the weather this spring you might not realize it, but today is officially the first day of summer. This means it is time for the release of one of my favorite beers: Big Time Old Sol Wheatwine. This is Big Time’s summertime version of a barleywine, which they brew annually on the Lunar […]

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Grab A Beer: Alaskan Raspberry Wheat

June 17th, 2011 · No Comments · Beer Reviews

Alaskan Raspberry Wheat Alcohol by Volume: 6.5% Find this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown. Intro: Summer seasonals vary greatly in style, but many focus on various types of fruit. Alaska has more than its share of local berries, and Alaskan Brewing incorporated more than 3,000 pounds of raspberries into this limited […]

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Beer West Joins Brave Horse Tavern for a Beer Dinner June 21

June 16th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Beer & Food

When Tom Douglas opened the Brave Horse Tavern in April, one of Seattle’s best-known restauranteurs helped to put an even bigger spotlight on the combination of beer and good food in Seattle. Next week, Brave Horse will host their first beer dinner at the new space, with Beer West Magazine joining them for the event. […]

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