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“Just Stop It – Bud Select 55 vs. MGD 64″ Post – 5 Years In Review

August 15th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Five years ago tomorrow, I put up a post titled “Just Stop It – Bud Select 55 vs. MGD 64“. It was just a short rant about how ridiculous the concept of these two beers are to me. It probably took me 5 minutes to put together and very little thought. The beers are still […]

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Mark Your Calendar: Fresh Hop Throwdown Returns to The Noble Fir on Sept 27

July 24th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

If you are a fan of fresh hop beers and live in Seattle, you won’t want to miss the 4th Annual Fresh Hop Throwdown at The Noble Fir in Ballard on Saturday, September 27. There are always a lot of fresh hop beers floating around during September and October, and some of us do everything we can […]

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Pike Releases No. 4 Session IPA in Honor of Lou Gehrig and to Support Ales for ALS

June 24th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

Cheers to Pike Brewing for supporting the “Ales for ALS” campaign, which supports ALS research. Loftus Ranches and Hopunion created Ales for ALS and each year provide a special hop blend to participating brewers to brew a beer with. There are 69 total breweries participating this year, including 6 from Washington. Pike releases their No. 4 […]

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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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Brouwer’s Cafe Celebrates 9 Years With An Anniversary Beer From Elysian & Gems From the Cellar

March 28th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Bottleworks just celebrated their 15th anniversary earlier this month, and now Brouwer’s Cafe gets their turn. As you’d expect from one of the best beer bars in the country, they will have some very special beers available. They will be kicking things off at 3pm today, so now you have a good reason to cut […]

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Beer Junction Hosts Three Worthy Events Over Next Three Days

March 13th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The next three nights seem like the perfect chance to head over to West Seattle & see what is shaking at The Beer Junction. While only one of these events is actually with Worthy Brewing, all three of them are “worthy” of your time. Details from Beer Junction: It’s not Seattle Beer Week yet, but by […]

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Help Put State Bill 5731 Allowing Specialty Shops to Sell Craft Spirits to a Vote

March 5th, 2014 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

You’ve probably heard of SB 5731, which would allow Washington beer/wine specialty shops to also sell spirits manufactured by small craft distilleries. I’ve read a few news outlet reports today that make it sound like this bill is completely dead, but the truth is that your help is needed to convince Frank Chopp, Speaker of […]

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The Noble Fir Wants You to Vote for Best in Show During 138th Annual Westminster Dog Show Tonight

February 11th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Whether you are a big fan of dogs, or you just want to drink some great beers, The Noble Fir in Ballard is the place to be tonight at 5pm. They will be airing the 138th Annual Westminster Dog Show this evening, and they’ve decided to have a little fun with it. They have invited […]

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Who Needs Pliny When We’ve Got Whiny?

February 4th, 2014 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Well, it has been just over a year since Russian River ceased distribution to Washington State. You’ve all survived, right? With Russian River releasing their much-sought-after Pliny the Younger later this week in Santa Rosa, the timing is perfect for a distraction for those of you that wish you were there. Luckily, Big Time Brewery […]

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Seattle’s Beer Scene is Super Bowl Worthy

January 30th, 2014 · 5 Comments · Uncategorized

Below is my piece that will be posted on Brewtally Insane as part of my Super Bowl bet/collaboration with Mark Robinson, who runs that website. You can see his post about Denver here. Go Seahawks! Sorry, I can’t help it. We are all just a little bit excited around here, as I’m sure all of […]

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