Entries from October 12th, 2011

Washington Beer Festival Kicks Off at Brouwer’s Today With 64 Local Beers on Tap

October 12th, 2011 · No Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

Brouwer’s Cafe is known for always having a great beer selection. They typically do a great job of balancing Belgian beers with local craft beers and other great beers from around the country and the world. But, today they are celebrating Washington beer by turning over all 64 of their tap lines to Washington breweries. […]

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Grab A Beer: Port Brewing High Tide Fresh Hop IPA

October 12th, 2011 · 1 Comment · Beer Reviews, California Beer

Port Brewing High Tide Fresh Hop IPA Alcohol by Volume: 6.5% Find this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown. Intro: I love fresh hop beers. The use of wet, undried hops straight from the vine imparts a unique flavor to beer that you just can’t get from dried hops. The only time […]

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Elysian’s 2011 Great Pumpkin Beer Fest in Review

October 11th, 2011 · 5 Comments · Chris Clemetson, Events

From SBN contributor Chris Clemetson. It was a beautiful Saturday for a beer festival in Seattle, and it just so happened that the Great Pumpkin Beer Fest was taking place in Georgetown at Elysian’s new production brewing facility. Elysian claims this pumpkin-focused beer fest to be the granddaddy of ‘em all and it surely is impressive, especially if you are […]

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Washington vs. Oregon Fresh Hop Throwdown This Saturday – Full Beer Lineup & Info

October 10th, 2011 · 2 Comments · Events, Oregon Breweries, Washington Breweries

Just a reminder to mark your calendars for the Washington vs. Oregon Fresh Hop Throwdown coming up at The Noble Fir this Saturday, October 15 at 4pm. The full lineup of beers can be found below. Beers will be available in 20oz pints, or you can get a flight of 3 beers in 13oz glasses. […]

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Elysian Great Pumpkin Beer Festival Sneak Peak at Full Throttle Bottles Tonight

October 5th, 2011 · No Comments · Events

With the Elysian Great Pumpkin Beer Festival taking place this weekend down at Elysian’s new production facility in Georgetown, pumpkin beer season is in full swing. Stop on by Full Throttle Bottles this evening to get a preview of some of the beers that will be pouring at the festival. More info from Erika at Full […]

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GABF 2011 – Final Thoughts and Photos

October 4th, 2011 · 6 Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

I’m sure some of you are a bit tired of hearing about GABF, but it has been hard to think about much else for the past couple of weeks. I returned to the fest for the first time since 2008 this year, and what a great weekend it was. You can find the rest of my […]

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Washington Breweries Win Big at 2011 Great American Beer Festival

October 3rd, 2011 · 3 Comments · Washington Breweries

28 breweries from the state of Washington entered beers for last week’s 30th Annual Great American Beer Festival (GABF), and several returned home with new hardware to show off. 7 breweries brought home a total of 11 medals, including 5 gold medals. The biggest local winner was Chuckanut Brewing, located in Bellingham, WA, which won […]

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