Entries from March 15th, 2012

Grab A Beer: Bear Republic / Fat Head’s / Stone TBA

March 15th, 2012 · No Comments · Beer Reviews

Bear Republic / Fat Head’s / Stone TBA Alcohol by Volume: 7.1% Look for this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown. Intro: “What the hell is a TBA” might not have been the exact thing to come to my mind when I saw this beer, but it was some form of that […]

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Chuckanut Brewery Set to Expand Capacity

March 14th, 2012 · No Comments · Washington Breweries

Great news from Chuckanut Brewery up in Bellingham. If this means more product for the Seattle area, I’ll be a happy man. Press release: Chuckanut Brewery at 601 W Holly St, Bellingham is once again poised to expand its brewing capacity. Chuckanut was successful in reorganizing its debt and including additional funding to order 5 […]

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Alaskan Brewing Tasting at Full Throttle Bottles Tonight

March 14th, 2012 · No Comments · Events

Head on down to Full Throttle Bottles from 5pm to 7pm tonight for a tasting event with one of my favorite breweries, Alaskan Brewing. They’ll be pouring their new Birch Bock, as well as their outstanding Smoked Porter. More info from Full Throttle: Georgetown, WA – Guess what? We’ve got a guest! Yup, Steve from Alaskan Brewing is […]

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BJCP Offers Opportunity to Expand Beer Knowledge, Tasting Skills

March 12th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Beer Reviews, Homebrewing

For most people, drinking beer will give them all the education they ever need to know about the beverage. It’s easy enough to experiment and discover your likes and dislikes by sampling different styles and different breweries. But, if you are a homebrewer or are more serious about your interest in beer, chances are you […]

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Pour Some Out for the Mothership

March 9th, 2012 · 16 Comments · Beer Releases

It’s a sad day indeed. It came to my attention earlier this week via social media that New Belgium Brewing has discontinued Mothership Wit, their organic Belgian-style wit that was available in six-packs. While further research reveals that this news has actually been out there for a while, I was pretty taken aback by the […]

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Video: The Art & Science of Bourbon Barrel Aged Beer from Full Sail Brewing

March 8th, 2012 · No Comments · Oregon Breweries, Videos

Bourbon barrel-aged beers are one of my favorite styles when done well. Full Sail Brewing makes two of my favorites: Black Gold Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Stout, as well as their Top Sail Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Porter, which they released last month. Full Sail recently produced this video taking you behind-the-scenes of the process of making […]

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Silver City Brewery Introduces Saint Florian IPA – Benefiting Washington State Council of Firefighters Benevolent Fund

March 6th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Beer Releases, Washington Breweries

Below is a press release about the new Saint Florian IPA from Silver City Brewery, a beer from which part of the proceeds of the sale of every bottle and keg will go to the Washington State Council of Fire Fighters Benevolent Funds. Cheers to Silver City for raising money for a great cause. A […]

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Barrel-Aged Beers Dominate Awards at Brouwer’s 10th Annual Hard Liver Barleywine Festival

March 5th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Events

This past Saturday Brouwer’s Cafe held the 10th Annual Hard Liver Barleywine Festival featuring over sixty barleywines on draft all in one day. A long line of dedicated drinkers from all over the NW formed early (I think the first person was reported in line around 7:30am?) before the doors cracked open at 11:15am. In addition […]

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Grab A Beer: Cigar City Cubano-Style Espresso Brown Ale

March 2nd, 2012 · 1 Comment · Beer Reviews

Cigar City Cubano-Style Espresso Brown Ale Alcohol by Volume: 5.5% This beer isn’t available locally, but see below to find out where you can order it from online. Intro: Cigar City Brewing has been helping to redefine the beer scene in Florida since Joey Redner opened the brewery in Tampa, FL, in 2008 with Wayne […]

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Two Beers Brewing News: Mug Club, Beer at Sounders/Seahawks Games, and Heading to Oregon

March 1st, 2012 · No Comments · Washington Breweries

Several places around Seattle have mug clubs, but good luck getting a spot in one. Most fill up very quickly and are rarely opened up to new members. Two Beers Brewing is rolling out The Woods Mug Club on Wednesday, March 7, and just fifty people will have the chance to sign up in person […]

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