Entries from April 30th, 2014

Seattle Beer Week Kicks Off 200+ Scheduled Events Next Week

April 30th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Events, Washington Breweries

There are so many worthy events going on during Seattle Beer Week that a significant part of me, mostly the area located around my liver, dreads it every year. That said, the rest of me is certainly excited about the 6th annual¬†Seattle Beer Week¬†(SBW), which will kick off Thursday, May 8 and last through Sunday, […]

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Coffee Beer Fest 2.5 Tomorrow at Burgundian

April 25th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Events

It is certainly appropriate that with the Specialty Coffee Association of America holding their annual expo at the Washington State Convention Center this weekend in Seattle that at least one beer bar is taking the opportunity to showcase some coffee beers. Burgundian, the Brouwer’s/Bottleworks-related bar located up in Tangletown, will be having “Coffee Beer Fest […]

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The Sixgill Celebrates First Anniversary Tonight

April 24th, 2014 · No Comments · Events

It is hard to believe that it has only been a year. In that short time, The Sixgill, located in Fremont, has joined the ranks of Seattle’s best beer bars. They have a never-ending rotation of great beer, frequent events featuring some of the best breweries in the country and a kitchen that is making […]

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Grab A Beer: Kona Castaway IPA

April 22nd, 2014 · 1 Comment · Beer Reviews

Kona Castaway IPA Alcohol by Volume: 6.0% Intro: No matter how many Corona commercials you are exposed to these days, you know you can do better when looking for a beer to enjoy while sitting on he beach. Much better. Kona Brewing has been making quality beer on the Big Island since 1994, and I’ll […]

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Grab A Beer: Hale’s Barrel Aged Imperial Red Ale

April 17th, 2014 · No Comments · Beer Reviews, Washington Breweries

Hale’s Barrel Aged Imperial Red Ale Alcohol by Volume: 9.0% Intro: Despite the brewery’s best efforts, many people still haven’t noticed that Hale’s Ales has been brewing some very non-English-style Ales over the past several years. In particular, they’ve been doing a rotating series of barrel-aged beers that has been quite impressive. Their barrel-aged Wee […]

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Schooner Exact Brewing & American Brewing Both Can IPAs for First Time Today

April 15th, 2014 · No Comments · Beer Releases, Washington Breweries

Cheers to Schooner Exact Brewing and American Brewing Company, both of which canned their popular IPAs for the first time today. The craft can craze continues, and I certainly welcome more local options to choose from. Schooner Exact 3-Grid and American Breakaway IPA will both soon be available in six-packs of 12oz cans at a […]

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Free Interactive Forum on Science & Beer at Pike Brewing on April 23

April 14th, 2014 · No Comments · Events

This one might be for the truly geeky beer geeks, but it certainly sounds interesting to me. The event features researchers connected to the Weizmann Institute of Science in Israel and is modeled after a similar highly successful program there. The event is free, but please see the contact information below to reserve your space […]

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Washington Breweries Take Home Nine Medals at World Beer Cup

April 12th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The winners of the 2014 World Beer Cup were announced last night at the end of this past week’s Craft Brewers Conference in Denver, CO. This year’s competition included 4,754 beers from 1,403 breweries representing 58 countries. Along with the Great American Beer Festival, the World Beer Cup is a highly competitive judging competition, and […]

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Chef John Howie Brings on Drew Cluley as Head Brewer for New Beardslee Alehouse

April 10th, 2014 · No Comments · Beer & Food, Washington Breweries

After three years as Head Brewer at Big Time Brewery in the U-District, Drew Cluley will be joining a new venture from Chef John Howie. Beardslee Alehouse, scheduled to open this September in Bothell, will have “a 10-barrel brewery, offering 12 to 13 craft brews for the ale house, produced by Head Brewer Drew Cluley.” […]

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Flying Bike Co-op Brewery Investment Campaign & Collaboration Brew With Stoup

April 7th, 2014 · 1 Comment · Washington Breweries

Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery is moving closer to opening up what would be just the second co-op brewery in the country. The brewery reached the 700 member mark just last week, and they are currently in the middle of an investment campaign with the goal of raising $300,000 that will be used to lease a […]

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