Entries Tagged as 'General Beer News'

Yard House to Open in Seattle on February 10 at Downtown Century Square Building

January 24th, 2013 · 4 Comments · General Beer News

The Yard House chain of restaurants is on target to open up their first location in the Pacific Northwest on February 10, when the doors will open at 1501 Fourth Ave in downtown Seattle. This is the former location of Borders at the intersection of 4th and Pike. Their 130 taps will pour beers from […]

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4 Years of Seattle Beer News and Still Kicking

January 24th, 2013 · 6 Comments · General Beer News

This week marks the 4-year anniversary of my first post here on Seattle Beer News. While I originally started out writing for the now defunct Seattlest and then had my “What’s on Tap” blog over at Seattle PI for a couple of years, it wasn’t until January 23, 2009 that I started posting here at […]

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Brewing News National IPA Championship Call for Entries

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

The annual Brewing News National IPA Championship (NIPAC) is open for brewery registration for its sixth 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 […]

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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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