Search Results for Kevin Davey

Brewmaster Kevin Davey to Guide Wayfinder Beer in Portland

January 14th, 2016 · No Comments

If you have been a longtime reader of this website, it is likely that you have previously seen me mention Kevin Davey and his immense skill at crafting lagers. Davey started out in the industry spending 3 years as Lead Brewer at Chuckanut Brewing, which is regarded as one of the best lager producers in the country. He then […]

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Changes at Chuckanut: Lead Brewer Kevin Davey Headed to Firestone Walker

January 31st, 2012 · No Comments

Congratulations are in order for both Kevin Davey and Bryan Cardwell. Kevin has served as Chuckanut Brewery’s Lead Brewer underneath the guidance of Brewmaster Will Kemper since joining the team in November 2009. He’ll soon be moving on to a position with Firestone Walker in California. Taking his place at Chuckanut is Bryan Cardwell, who […]

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“Six Degrees of Kevin & Bacon” Beer Dinner at Gordon Biersch to Feature Chuckanut, Firestone Walker

December 29th, 2014 · No Comments

If you are a fan of the lagers that Brewmaster Kevin Davey is making at Gordon Biersch (GB) in downtown Seattle these days, here is an event to get your new year started off right. On January 7 at 7pm, GB will hold a dinner themed “Six Degrees of Kevin & Bacon”. The fun and familiar […]

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IPL Release Party at Gordon Biersch Tonight

January 21st, 2015 · 1 Comment

It’s no secret that I think Gordon Biersch’s downtown Seattle brewpub is serving up some of the best lagers in the city. Brewmaster Kevin Davey proudly produces consistently good quality lagers, including several that won medals at prestigious competitions last year. His Golden Export won a gold medal at Great American Beer Festival in the Munich-style […]

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Washington Breweries Claim Ten Medals at 2014 Great American Beer Festival

October 6th, 2014 · 1 Comment

The 2014 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) is in the books. 1,309 breweries submitted a grand total of 5,507 beers that were evaluated by a panel of more than 200 beer judges this past week in Denver, CO. Washington breweries took home 10 medals out of the 268 that were awarded in 90 categories, with […]

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Gordon Biersch Seattle Celebrates 15th Anniversary Tuesday With $0.98 Beer

August 18th, 2014 · No Comments

If you haven’t been paying attention, Gordon Biersch is making some great beers on the top floor of Pacific Place these days. Head Brewer Kevin Davey is a one-man show there, and the lagers he is turning out are in elite company (think Chuckanut). Check out this post that includes a short profile of Kevin […]

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Washington Breweries Take Home Nine Medals at World Beer Cup

April 12th, 2014 · No Comments

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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Gordon Biersch Releases Mosaic Pils Tomorrow – Why You Should Care

March 4th, 2014 · 1 Comment

I know that for many beer drinkers in Seattle, lagers are an afterthought. It’s a sad reality. Ales get most of the focus from local breweries, and I can’t blame them. People love IPAs, stouts and all those other tasty styles. I personally drink a lot more ales than lagers, but I sure do enjoy […]

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Tags: Beer Releases · Washington Breweries

Bits & Pieces: Cider Week Continues, Plus Beer Events Galore

September 10th, 2013 · No Comments

Washington Cider Week is in full swing with events continuing all week at locations around Seattle and the rest of the state. Don’t miss out…here is a post from last week calling out a few events. As always in Seattle, there are several other events worth your time this week. Here are just a few: […]

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GABF 2011 – Final Thoughts and Photos

October 4th, 2011 · 6 Comments

I’m sure some of you are a bit tired of hearing about GABF, but it has been hard to think about much else for the past couple of weeks. I returned to the fest for the first time since 2008 this year, and what a great weekend it was. You can find the rest of my […]

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