Entries from February 12th, 2013

Fremont Brewing Announces Official 5th Annual Seattle Beer Week Organic Pale Ale

February 12th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Beer Releases, Washington Breweries

Whether your liver likes it or not, Seattle Beer Week (SBW) is coming up in a few months (May 9th to 19th). One of the highlights of SBW is that each year a different brewery is chosen to craft an official beer for the event. In previous years the SBW brews have included Pike Double […]

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Fill Out Your Bracket Now for Brewing News National IPA Championship – 18 WA Beers Entered

February 11th, 2013 · No Comments · Washington Breweries

The annual Brewing News National IPA Championship (NIPAC) is open for you to make your picks. This is a fun “March Madness” style competition that pits IPAs from all over the country against each other in head-to-head matchups. There are 128 competitors in the IPA category and another 64 beers competing in the Imperial IPA category. The […]

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Penumbra Beer Bash Features Great Local Music and a Stellar Beer Lineup

February 8th, 2013 · No Comments · Events

Beer and music have been two of my passions throughout my life. It doesn’t get much better than enjoying a great band while sipping on awesome beer. Sadly, the majority of music venues and festivals don’t put much of a focus on their beer selection. I’m not saying that you won’t find something worth drinking […]

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2nd Annual Great Washington Porter Festival Set for President’s Day Weekend in Wenatchee

February 8th, 2013 · No Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

If you enjoy a good porter, you might want to think about taking the trip to Wenatchee over President’s Day weekend for the 2nd Annual Great Washington Porter Festival. Press Release: The Second Annual Great Washington Porter Festival will take place Saddle Rock Pub & Brewery in Wenatchee on Presidents’ Day Weekend, February 15-16, 2013. […]

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Sample Georgetown Lisa’s “The Sun is Trying to Kill Me” Chocolate Stout at Autism Speaks Fundraiser Sunday

February 7th, 2013 · 2 Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

This Sunday, Georgetown Brewing will be hosting a fundraising event at the brewery for Autism Speaks featuring the curiously named Lisa’s “The Sun is Trying to Kill Me” Chocolate Stout. What’s up with that name? Keep reading to find out. The event will feature pairings of Theo Chocolate and some great beers from Georgetown Brewing, […]

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Announcing the Washington Beer Awards

February 6th, 2013 · No Comments · Uncategorized

I love Washington beer. With so many great breweries around, and more opening every year, it is hard to keep track of how much outstanding beer there is here. Enter the Washington Beer Awards. This event will focus on allowing Washington breweries to compete in a blind tasting competition with the goal of raising awareness […]

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Bits & Pieces: Belgianfest Wrap Up, Whiny the Complainer, & New Beers at Outlander

February 5th, 2013 · No Comments · General Beer News, Washington Breweries

Belgianfest was a great time this past weekend. There were quite a few beers I had hoped to try that I just couldn’t fit in to one session…and with many of these packing a big punch, doing both Belgianfest sessions is not suggested. Ramblin’ Road Brewery made a great first impression with their Back-Country Bourbon. […]

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New Belgium 2013 La Folie and Transatlantique Kriek Now Available

February 4th, 2013 · No Comments · Beer Releases

La Folie is one of my favorite beers from Colorado’s New Belgium Brewing, and it is one of the most widely available American made sour ales, at least here in the PNW. Transatlantique Kriek is a special collaboration with sour beer guru Frank Boon and New Belgium Brewmaster Peter Bouckaert. It is most definitely worth […]

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Belgianfest Tomorrow – My Picks

February 1st, 2013 · No Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

Belgianfest has become one of my favorite local festivals over the past few years. The event gives WA brewers a chance to have a little fun experimenting with Belgian styles. Tickets are sold out online and will not be available at the door, but a few for each session were available for in-person purchase at […]

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