Entries Tagged as 'General Beer News'

Russian River Brewing Company Withdraws from Washington Market

January 1st, 2013 · 17 Comments · California Beer, General Beer News

Russian River Brewing Company, the Santa Rosa, CA, brewery best known for their popular Pliny the Elder Double IPA, recently announced their decision to withdraw from the Washington market. Ultimately, the demand for Russian River beers in their home market, in particular at their brewpub, led to them making this decision. Russian River does distribute […]

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Happy Thanksgiving – 10 Beery Things I’m Thankful For

November 22nd, 2012 · No Comments · General Beer News

Happy Thanksgiving, everyone. It seems like it was not long ago that we were enjoying 70-degree weather and one of the best summers on record. As we swing into the holidays, I hope everyone is getting to spend time with family and friends, and drink some good beer of course. On a side note, this […]

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Local SBS Import Brands Acquired by Artisanal Imports of Austin

August 27th, 2012 · No Comments · General Beer News

Cheers to friend Alan Shapiro, who yesterday announced the acquisition of the brands represented by SBS Imports, which he founded in Seattle ten years ago. Artisanal Imports of Austin, TX will now be the exclusive U.S. importer of Aspall Cyders from Suffolk, England; Batemans Ales from Lincolnshire, England; Bellegems Bruin from the Bockor Brewery in […]

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Northwest Canning Helping Local Breweries to Reach New Markets

June 7th, 2012 · 1 Comment · General Beer News

Many breweries across the country have jumped onto the craft can bandwagon, and for good reason. But, the barrier to entry for canning is fairly high as a significant investment is necessary for buying the equipment and necessary shipment of cans. Enter Northwest Canning. They are a new mobile canning operation that can help local […]

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Poll: Does the Seattle Beer Community Want Bars Open Past 2am?

May 30th, 2012 · 6 Comments · General Beer News, Polls

According to an article in today’s Seattle Times, the Washington State Liquor Control Board is scheduled to vote today in Olympia on Seattle’s petition to allow jurisdictions to set service hours. Current state law prohibits alcohol sales between 2am and 6am. From the Seattle Times: Seattle officials say the change would promote a more vibrant […]

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Win Tickets to the Seattle International Beer Festival at Uber Tavern

May 29th, 2012 · 1 Comment · General Beer News

Uber Taven is raffling off two tickets to the Seattle International Beer Festival each Tuesday leading up to the event, which takes place July 6-8 at Seattle Center’s Fisher Pavilion. Each Tuesday, every beer you buy at Uber gets you one raffle ticket, and each growler you fill (over 32 ounces) gets you two raffle tickets. […]

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“Brewing in Seattle” to Illustrate City’s Rich Beer History

May 23rd, 2012 · No Comments · General Beer News

The first book dedicated to Seattle’s rich beer history is set to be released later this year in October through Arcadia Publishing as part of their “Images of America” series. Author Kurt Stream has put together “Brewing in Seattle“, which includes over two hundred photos with history and stories being told in the captions of […]

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Mac & Jack’s Makes Brewers Association List of Top 50 Craft Breweries by Volume

April 17th, 2012 · 2 Comments · General Beer News

The Brewers Association released their list of the Top 50 Craft Breweries by Volume today, and Mac & Jack’s Brewery, located in Redmond, WA, came in at #46 on the list. The list is based on 2011 sales by volume. They were at #41 on the list for 2010. Also making the list from the […]

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Enter to Win Exclusive New Belgium Beer by Submitting Clips of Faith Video by Monday

April 13th, 2012 · No Comments · General Beer News

Interested in winning an exclusive New Belgium beer made just for a select few? Enter their Clips of Faith film contest, and if you are one of the winning submissions you’ll get a “trophy-worthy beer made exclusively for the winning submissions. Only Clips of Faith filmmakers will receive these custom screen-printed bottles declaring your filmmaking […]

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Lagunitas Chicago Expansion Continues Trend for Large Craft Breweries

April 11th, 2012 · No Comments · General Beer News

If you don’t pay attention to national beer industry news it might have been easy to miss that New Belgium Brewing and Sierra Nevada Brewing have both announced their intentions to build new breweries in Asheville, NC. The newest expansion revelation comes from Lagunitas Brewing, who just announced that they will be almost doubling their brewing capacity by opening […]

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