Entries from September 28th, 2012

Alaskan Brewing Launches New Sampler 12-Pack in the Northwest

September 28th, 2012 · No Comments · Beer Releases

I’m a fan of sampler packs from craft breweries, and it is always good to see more breweries trying them out. Alaskan Brewing recently announced that in the Northwest they will start distributing a 12-pack featuring 4 beers: Alaskan Amber, Alaskan IPA, Alaskan White and a rotating Brewer’s Choice selection. Press Release: JUNEAU, Alaska (September […]

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Plenty of Luscious Lupulin Love at Brouwer’s Hopfest Tomorrow

September 26th, 2012 · 5 Comments · Events

Ah, hops. Is there anything they can’t do? Well, yeah, I guess so. Whatever. I love me some hops, and this is a great time of year to celebrate with a bunch of hoppy beers. Brouwer’s Cafe is throwing their annual Hopfest starting tomorrow. They’ll turn almost all of their 60 (or so) taps over […]

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2012 Fresh Hop Throwdown Coming Up This Saturday – Beer List

September 25th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Events, Oregon Breweries, Washington Breweries

The 2012 Fresh Hop Throwdown at The Noble Fir will take place this upcoming Saturday, September 29. Doors open at 4pm to the public. We’ve put together a great list for the event, which you can find below. It turns out that quite a few Oregon breweries aren’t able to get fresh hop beers up to Seattle by […]

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Skamania Lodge Celebration of Beer: A Beautiful Setting for a Beer Fest

September 24th, 2012 · No Comments · Events

A multitude of beer festivals throughout the Northwest are held at very nice parks, landmarks, and other venues that are perfectly pleasant. But, the Celebration of Beer at Skamania Lodge this past weekend might win the award for the most beautiful setting for a beer festival anywhere. Located in Stevenson, WA, Skamania Lodge is situated in […]

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Oktoberfest Kicks off in Munich Tomorrow, Plenty of Places to Celebrate Locally

September 21st, 2012 · 1 Comment · Events, Washington Breweries

While the official Munich Oktoberfest kicks off tomorrow and lasts through October 7th, you don’t have to hop on a plane to get your fix of German beer and celebration. There are more than enough festivals in Washington that will offer German beers, as well as some of our great local craft beers (something you […]

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Full Sail Brewing Celebrates 25 Years with New Release

September 19th, 2012 · No Comments · Beer Releases, Oregon Breweries

Cheers to Full Sail Brewing for 25 years of making great beer. They are releasing a new beer called “25″ to mark the occasion. This pale doppelbock will be released on draft and in 22oz bottles. See the press release below for more information. Hood River, Or – It’s been 25 years since Full Sail […]

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Fremont Oktoberfest Returns This Weekend – Beer Picks

September 17th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Events

The 16th Annual Fremont Oktoberfest is set to take place this upcoming weekend in the heart of Fremont. The festival will feature more than 80 beers from German breweries and local NW breweries in their Oktoberfest Tasting Garden. You will be able to sample traditional Oktoberfest brews like Paulaner Oktoberfest, as well as a wide variety […]

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Goose Island Bourbon County Stout Returns to Washington In November

September 14th, 2012 · 7 Comments · Beer Releases

Thank you, Jebus. Bourbon County Stout (BCS) is one of the best barrel-aged stouts money can buy. Goose Island Brewery, located in Chicago, has been making this beer for a long time, and in 2008 we were lucky enough to start getting it out here in Seattle. But, a couple of years ago the brewery […]

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Cold War Kids & Portugal. The Man Headline Redhook Sausage Fest Sept 22 in Woodinville

September 13th, 2012 · No Comments · Events

Do you love sausage, beer and music? Yeah, me too. Redhook is throwing a party on September 22 at their Woodinville brewery that will offer plenty of all three of those things. The impressive music lineup for Sausage Fest includes Cold War Kids, Portugal. The Man, and Black Whales. They will have “high-quality, meat-centric food […]

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Special Ice Cider Tasting at Full Throttle Bottles Tonight for WA Cider Week

September 12th, 2012 · No Comments · Cider

If you are a fan of hard cider, chances are you already know that this is Washington Cider Week. Check out the website for a full list of events taking place across the state (there are a lot!). Tonight at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown, they will be tasting a selection of special Ice Ciders. […]

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