Entries from February 28th, 2014

American Brewing Celebrates 3rd Anniversary This Saturday Before Expanding Operations

February 28th, 2014 · No Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

Cheers to American Brewing for 3 successful years of making great beer in Edmonds! “Brewmeister” Skip Madsen and company have been winning medals, attending events all over the country and working on expanding their operations. They will be partying this Saturday at the brewery with an anniversary celebration from Noon to 10pm. In addition to […]

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12th Annual Barleywine Bacchanal Kicks Off This Saturday at Beveridge Place Pub

February 26th, 2014 · No Comments · Events

I hope your liver is ready. Beveridge Place Pub will be kicking off their 12th Annual Barleywine Bacchanal when they open at noon on this upcoming Saturday, March 1. This marks the start of our local “barleywine season”, as Brouwer’s Hard Liver¬†(March 15) and other events will follow. The¬†Bacchanal celebrates one of my favorite beer […]

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Grab A Beer: Paradise Creek Sacred Cow Espresso Milk Stout

February 25th, 2014 · No Comments · Beer Reviews, Washington Breweries

Paradise Creek Sacred Cow Espresso Milk Stout Alcohol by Volume: 5.0% Look for this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown. Intro: This one comes from Paradise Creek Brewery, located in Pullman, WA. I think that this is the first bottle I’ve purchased of theirs, but I have had several of their beers […]

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On the Road: Orcas Island

February 21st, 2014 · No Comments · Beer Travels, Washington Breweries

One of my favorite things about Seattle is how many great weekend trips we have available to us. Whenever a 3-day weekend, like this past Presidents Day weekend, comes around, my wife and I are often found exploring much of what the NW has to offer. Whether you head towards the coast, the mountains, Canada, […]

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15 Washington IPAs Advance to Second Round of Brewing News National IPA Championship

February 20th, 2014 · No Comments · General Beer News, Washington Breweries

24 Washington beers competed in the 1st round of the Brewing News National IPA Championship this past weekend, and 15 of those advanced to the second round. If you are not familiar with this competition, it is a March Madness style blind tasting tournament curated by the Brewing News and judged by brewers and industry […]

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15th Annual WA Cask Festival to Feature 41 Breweries

February 18th, 2014 · No Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

I still remember attending my first WA cask festival not long after moving to Seattle in 2005. Cask beer was still fairly new to me at that time, and I was pretty blown away by the event. Having a room full of local breweries serving nothing but cask beer was a foreign concept to me. […]

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Grab A Beer: BridgePort Trilogy 1

February 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Beer Reviews, Oregon Breweries

BridgePort Trilogy 1 Crystal Dry-Hopped Pale Ale Alcohol by Volume: 5.2% Look for this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown. Intro: In honor of BridgePort’s 30th anniversary, the Portland brewery is a releasing a trio of limited edition beers called the Trilogy Series. First up is this pale ale featuring Crystal hops, […]

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First of Five “Hop Mob” Triple IPA Events Coming Up at Brouwer’s Cafe

February 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

While Russian River Brewing’s famous Pliny the Younger Triple IPA was recently released at their brewery in CA, 3 events here in the Puget Sound area will be serving up locally-brewed triple IPAs that aim to fill the void left when Russian River pulled out of the WA market just over a year ago. According […]

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Washington Beer Awards Return This Spring

February 11th, 2014 · No Comments · Washington Breweries

Last year, more than 400 WA beers competed for 80+ medals in the inaugural Washington Beer Awards. As the event returns for a second year, competition is expected to grow. This is a great way for local WA breweries to gain some recognition; the winners will again be announced at the Washington Brewers Festival in […]

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The Noble Fir Wants You to Vote for Best in Show During 138th Annual Westminster Dog Show Tonight

February 11th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Whether you are a big fan of dogs, or you just want to drink some great beers, The Noble Fir in Ballard is the place to be tonight at 5pm. They will be airing the 138th Annual Westminster Dog Show this evening, and they’ve decided to have a little fun with it. They have invited […]

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