Entries from July 15th, 2011

Drink In Style – Saison

July 15th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Chris Clemetson

From SBN contributor Chris Clemetson. In a continuing attempt to highlight beer styles by season, it is only appropriate that we spotlight the Beer Judge Certificate Program (BJCP) style 16C Saison, one of the original seasonally brewed beers (Saison is French for season after all).  Saisons were originally brewed in winter for summer consumption on […]

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PNA Summer Beer Taste Coming This Saturday

July 14th, 2011 · No Comments · Chris Clemetson, Events

From SBN contributor Chris Clemetson: With the arrival of nicer weather, the outdoor beer festivals continue. The Phinney Neighborhood Association Summer Beer Taste, taking place this Saturday, July 16,  is a great excuse to sit out in the sun and sample beers, and many excellent local breweries will be on hand. Tickets are still available […]

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Pyramid Breweries Going Back to Its Roots

July 13th, 2011 · 2 Comments · General Beer News, Washington Breweries

Pyramid Breweries will soon be making a return back to its roots. Pyramid Hefeweizen will return to its original name, and the packaging will change as well. In addition to a shift in branding, they also plan to start using the Seattle brewhouse for smaller batches of test beers and are in the process of […]

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Snoqualmie Falls Brewing Tasting at Full Throttle Tonight

July 13th, 2011 · No Comments · Events

If you haven’t tried the new Plant 1 Powerhouse IPA from Snoqualmie Falls Brewing, or their seasonal Pre-Prohibition Pils, head down to Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown tonight from 5pm to 7pm where you can sample those and others from their regular lineup. From Full Throttle: Georgetown, WA – You know my favorite thing about Snoqualmie […]

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Session Fest at Naked City Starts This Thursday

July 12th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

I think many brewers would say that one of the more challenging aspects of brewing is creating beers at low alcohol levels that still manage to have a full-flavored and interesting profile. Most brewers can easily throw enough hops or malt at a beer to pack in flavor, and higher alcohol beers can hide their […]

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Redhook’s 30th Birthday Bash to Feature Devo, Psychedelic Furs and Tom Tom Club

July 11th, 2011 · 8 Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

Redhook turns 30 this year, and they’ve decided to party like it’s 1981. In addition to a special band lineup featuring Devo as the headliner, they will be releasing their Extra Special Birthday Beer as the second beer in their Blueline Series for the event. Tickets for the September 17th bash are now available online for $30 […]

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7 Seas Brewing Celebrates 2nd Anniversary Next Weekend

July 8th, 2011 · No Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

Time flies for new breweries these days. It seems like just yesterday 7 Seas Brewing became the first WA craft brewery to can their beers, and now they are looking forward to celebrating two years in business next weekend. Join them on Saturday, July 16, from Noon to 8pm at the brewery in Gig Harbor […]

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Beer Junction Celebrates 1st Anniversary With Three Tastings This Week

July 7th, 2011 · No Comments · Events

Cheers to West Seattle’s Beer Junction for their first year of business! Join them the rest of this week for three special tastings. Hard to believe, but we just passed the one year mark on Sunday July 3rd! Thanks to all of you for supporting us this past year. In celebration, we’ll be having three […]

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Beer Porn: Trading Haul

July 5th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Random Beer Pics

I don’t trade beers very often these days, but every once in a while I get the itch and see what gems I can haul in from other corners of the country. If these pics make you drool, then I’d suggest checking out the Ratebeer or BeerAdvocate trading forums. Or, find a friend who lives […]

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Scenes from the Weekend: Seattle International Beer Festival

July 4th, 2011 · No Comments · Random Beer Pics

Happy 4th of July, everyone! Here are some pics from this weekend’s Seattle International Beer Festival. You can see the rest of the Flickr set here.  

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