Entries from April 30th, 2012

On the Road: Southern Ohio Exploration Part 1 – Dayton

April 30th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Beer Travels

One of my favorite things about any kind of travelling, be it for work or pleasure, is exploring the local beer scenes wherever I go. I found myself in Dayton, Ohio for work this past week and I took the opportunity to visit what beer spots I could, including a day of exploration just south […]

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New Belgium Brewing Announces Tart Lychee & Collaboration with Lost Abbey for Lips of Faith Series

April 26th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Beer Releases

The New Belgium Lips of Faith series is a perfect example of how a growing regional brewery keeps us beer geeks happy. This series typically features styles that are a bit different from their standard lineup. Following in the steps of great beers like Cocoa Mole, Le Terrior and La Folie, New Belgium has announced […]

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Lost Abbey & Port Brewing Event at The Noble Fir This Thursday

April 24th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Events

Southern California’s Lost Abbey/Port Brewing is one of the few consistently outstanding breweries around. Not only do they touch on a wide array of styles, including stouts, sours, IPAs, and Belgian styles, they do so in impressive fashion. I’m not sure I have ever had a beer from them that I did not enjoy, and […]

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Elysian Split Shot Espresso Milk Stout is 4th Annual Seattle Beer Week Brew

April 23rd, 2012 · No Comments · Washington Breweries

For the first time in the short history of the event, a beer with no emphasis on hops will be the featured beer of Seattle Beer Week. ¬†Elysian Brewing has come up with the Split Shot Espresso Milk Stout for the 4th Annual Seattle Beer Week, featuring cold-infused coffee from Lighthouse Roasters. My friend Dean […]

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Alaskan Rough Draft Export Series Kicks Off With Freeride American Pale Ale

April 19th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Beer Releases

Walking around Safeco Field last night (yes, my wife and I were two of the record-low 11,343 people in attendance!), we were pleasantly surprised to find a beer pouring that we had never seen before, or even heard of for that matter. The Freeride American Pale Ale (APA) is the first in the new Rough […]

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Elysian to Release Peste Chocolate Chili Ale in 12 Beers of the Apocalypse Series

April 18th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Beer Releases

Elysian continues to roll out a new beer each month in their 12 Beers of the Apocalypse series. For April they are releasing a Chocolate Chili Ale called Peste. On April 21st, 2012 come celebrate with us as we release the fourth beer of our 12 BEERS OF THE APOCALYPSE :: PESTE Chocolate Chili Ale. […]

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Mac & Jack’s Makes Brewers Association List of Top 50 Craft Breweries by Volume

April 17th, 2012 · 2 Comments · General Beer News

The Brewers Association released their list of the Top 50 Craft Breweries by Volume today, and Mac & Jack’s Brewery, located in Redmond, WA, came in at #46 on the list. The list is based on 2011 sales by volume. They were at #41 on the list for 2010. Also making the list from the […]

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Get Out of Town: April Brews Day and Leavenworth Ale-Fest

April 16th, 2012 · 2 Comments · Events

Looking to get out of town one of the next two weekends? The Leavenworth Ale-Fest is coming up this weekend and April Brews Day takes place in Bellingham the following weekend. Either would make a good destination for a weekend get-away. Leavenworth Ale-Fest Saturday, April 21 from 2pm to 10pm in Leavenworth Advance ticket price…$20.00 […]

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Enter to Win Exclusive New Belgium Beer by Submitting Clips of Faith Video by Monday

April 13th, 2012 · No Comments · General Beer News

Interested in winning an exclusive New Belgium beer made just for a select few? Enter their Clips of Faith film contest, and if you are one of the winning submissions you’ll get a “trophy-worthy beer made exclusively for the winning submissions. Only Clips of Faith filmmakers will receive these custom screen-printed bottles declaring your filmmaking […]

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Foggy Noggin Brewing to Release MLK Alt This Saturday at Tasting Room

April 13th, 2012 · No Comments · Beer Releases, Washington Breweries

In the never-ending search for quality, low alcohol session beers made by local breweries, this release definitely caught my attention. Stop by the Foggy Noggin Brewing tasting room in Bothel this Saturday to try their 4.2% ABV MLK Alt. Get it while you can; it won’t last long. More from Foggy Noggin: Foggy Noggin Brewing […]

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