Entries from June 15th, 2011

Brewin’ With Bigfoot: The 34th Annual AHA National Homebrewers Conference is Coming to Puget Sound

June 15th, 2011 · 4 Comments · Colin Lenfesty, Homebrewing, Washington Breweries

Pre-2012 Seattle/Bellevue National Homebrewers Conference Video from WAHA on Vimeo. Post from SBN contributor and homebrewer extraordinaire Colin Lenfesty. There is no denying that a good majority of Washington’s great brewers got their start making beer at home. Many pro brewers are familiar with using brew kettles on stove tops, turkey burners in the garage, or jockeying bubbling carboys from […]

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Boat Drinks – Crossing Puget Sound in Search of Beer

June 14th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Chris Clemetson, Events

From SBN contributor Chris Clemetson. Summer is a truly great time to be in Seattle.  The mountains, the sun and the water are on display in all of their majesty.  A great way to really experience the season is to take a boat ride on Puget Sound, which is even better when there is great […]

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Constellation IPA – Out of This World

June 13th, 2011 · No Comments · Washington Breweries

I’m a little late to the party on this one, but I finally had a chance to try the Constellation IPA brewed by a collaboration of Washington brewers for Seattle Beer Week. It’s absolutely one of the best IPAs I have ever had, and I wish this wasn’t just a special project for a beer […]

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Grab A Beer: Deschutes Hop in the Dark

June 10th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Beer Reviews, Oregon Breweries

Deschutes Hop in the Dark Alcohol by Volume: 6.5% Find this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown! Intro: You can call the style Cascadian Dark Ale (C.D.A.) as Deschutes does, or call it a Black IPA like many other breweries. I’ll leave that argument to others. Whatever you call it, the style […]

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Brewmaster Larry Sidor Leaving Deschutes Brewery – Press Release Plus Q&A

June 9th, 2011 · No Comments · General Beer News, Oregon Breweries

Big news from the Bend, Ore brewery today. See the following press release, as well as a Q&A with Larry following. 09 June 2011 – Bend, Oregon – Deschutes Brewery announced today that Larry Sidor, Brewmaster, is leaving the company at the end of the year to pursue a lifelong dream of starting and running […]

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Alexander Keith’s Introduces Three Beers to the U.S. Market via Virtual Tasting

June 9th, 2011 · 5 Comments · Beer Releases

Founded in 1920 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Alexander Keith’s is one of the oldest commercial breweries in North America. These days, the brewery is under the control of Anheuser–Busch InBev, and until recently their beers were only available in Canada. A few days ago, they introduced three new beers for the U.S. market via a […]

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Favorite Spots to Drink Beer in the Sun

June 8th, 2011 · 14 Comments · Bar Reviews

Summer is approaching here in Seattle, even if it doesn’t feel like it most days yet. This past Friday and Saturday offered up some perfect sunny drinking weather, and many of us headed out to claim one of the coveted spots at Seattle’s outdoor drinking establishments. While overall Seattle’s outdoor drinking options are lacking compared […]

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Washington Brewers Festival Beer Lineup Announced

June 6th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Events

Coming up in less than two weeks now, the Washington Brewers Festival is set to be held Father’s Day Weekend from June 17 to June 19 at the beautiful Saint Edward State Park in Kenmore. The full lineup can be found below, as well as on the festival website. But, here are just a few […]

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Pints for Prostates at Pike Brewing on June 16

June 2nd, 2011 · No Comments · Press Release

Seattle WA – June 1, 2011 Cheers, Bottoms Up, Down the Hatch… Men have hundreds of words for drinking, but a very limited language to discuss their health, particularly issues such as prostate cancer. They may know their IPA but do they know their PSA? At Pike Brewing Company on June 16th “Tie One On” […]

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Schooner EXACT Brewing Company is Hiring

June 2nd, 2011 · No Comments · General Beer News

Lots of people dream of being in the brewing industry, but it can be tough to get your foot in the door. If you are one of those people, Schooner EXACT Brewing Company is hiring for a few positions right now. From Heather McClung of Schooner EXACT: Schooner EXACT Brewing Company is seeking talented people […]

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