Entries Tagged as 'General Beer News'

Brewing News 2014 National IPA Championship Call for Entries

November 18th, 2013 · No Comments · General Beer News

The annual Brewing News National IPA Championship (NIPAC) is open for brewery registration for its seventh year of competition. This is a fun “March Madness” style competition that pits IPAs from all over the country against each other in head-to-head matchups. If you’d like to see your favorite IPA in the lineup, let your local brewery know […]

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5 Questions with Dean Mochizuki of Pike Brewing

September 18th, 2013 · No Comments · General Beer News, Washington Breweries

No visit to Seattle is complete without a stop by the iconic Pike Pub & Brewery, located right down in Pike Place Market. Pike is one of Seattle’s oldest breweries and has churned out an impressive number of alumni brewers that I won’t even try to list here. Dean Mochizuki is the current Head Brewer […]

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New Brew Dogs Show on Esquire Network to Feature Elysian Brewing

September 13th, 2013 · No Comments · General Beer News

Craft beer doesn’t get much love from television programmers. With the exception of Brew Masters, the Discovery Channel show featuring Sam Calagione of Dogfish Head that aired just five episodes back in 2010, there has been little interest in the growing craft beer industry in the TV exec world. That will change when the first […]

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

September 10th, 2013 · No Comments · General Beer News

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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Shelton Brothers Portfolio Returns to Seattle Through New Urban Family Distributing

August 28th, 2013 · 2 Comments · General Beer News

Beer geeks, rejoice. Shelton Brothers, the importer & distributor of world-class beers & ciders, will soon be sending beer back to Seattle after a several year hiatus. They will be represented in Seattle by the new Urban Family Distributing, the same owners of Urban Family Brewing & Public House in Ballard. Shelton Brothers is perhaps […]

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Happy IPA Day: Reflecting on My Own IPA Drinking Evolution

August 1st, 2013 · 1 Comment · General Beer News

Happy IPA Day! IPA Day started back in 2011 as a way to feature in social media what has quickly become the country’s most popular style of craft beer, the India Pale Ale. IPAs are nothing new, of course, but consumers’ thirst for these hoppy elixirs continues to grow exponentially year-after-year. What started as a […]

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The Sixgill Is Now Open

April 25th, 2013 · No Comments · + Russ, Bar Reviews, Beer & Food, General Beer News, Random Beer Pics

Last night Fremont’s new beer bar, The Sixgill, opened its doors to the public. Brought to you by Rick & Ellen, the owners of the Noble Fir, The Sixgill offers 36 taps of craft beer, a full bar and a good looking food menu. We checked it out on Tuesday for the soft opening where […]

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Brewers Association: Craft Beer Volume Up 15% in 2012

March 18th, 2013 · No Comments · General Beer News

Cheers to craft beer! Year after year, the craft beer industry continues to show strong growth. The Brewers Association reported today that volume was up 15% in 2012, and dollar sales were up 17%. That should come as no surprise to beer drinkers around Seattle, where even though our market is more saturated with craft […]

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Bits & Pieces: Wingman Brewers Expansion, Spinnaker Bay Brewing Approaches Opening, Pfriem Coming to Seattle & More

February 15th, 2013 · No Comments · General Beer News, Oregon Breweries, Washington Breweries

Here are a few newsworthy items to get your weekend started: – Tacoma’s Wingman Brewers recently announced that they will be expanding from their current 1bbl brewing system to a much larger 7bbl. With their current system, Wingman has been able to supply their taproom, festivals/special events, and a small amount of distribution and canning. […]

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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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