Entries Tagged as 'GABF'

WA Breweries at GABF: Big Time Brewery, American Brewing, & Chuckanut Brewing

September 2nd, 2011 · No Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

On September 29, the 30th annual Great American Beer Festival will kick off in Denver, CO. Around 49,000 attendees are expected (it sold out in a week) and 465 breweries will be on hand to pour more than 2,400 beers. If you haven’t been, the festival is a must at some point in your life […]

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5 Reasons You Should Book Your Trip to the Great American Beer Festival

June 28th, 2011 · 3 Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

Tickets for the Great American Beer Festival go on sale this week; today if you are an AHA member, and Thursday for the general public. 2011 marks the 30th anniversary of the festival, and this year promises to be bigger than ever. If you have never been, following are five reasons to snatch up tickets […]

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Washington Breweries Bring Home Medals From Great American Beer Festival in Denver

September 20th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

Washington breweries took home seven medals from this past weekend’s Great American Beer Festival in Denver, Colorado. 3,523 beers from 516 breweries in 48 states competed for one of 237 possible medals in 79 different style categories. 151 judges from 10 countries evaluated the entries last week and narrowed down the winners for each category. […]

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5 Questions From a Lazy Beer Writer With Will Kemper of Chuckanut Brewery

September 30th, 2009 · 5 Comments · General Beer News, Washington Breweries

  Chuckanut Brewery was just awarded the Small Brewpub of the Year Award and Brewmaster Will Kemper (shown on the right side of the photo above, next to Head Brewer Josh Pfriem) was awarded the Small Brewpub Brewer of the Year Award at the GABF in Denver. They scored Gold medals for their Dunkel and Vienna […]

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5 Questions From a Lazy Beer Writer With Ron Gansberg of Cascade Brewing

September 30th, 2009 · 1 Comment · General Beer News, Oregon Breweries

Cascade Brewing, located in Portland, OR, has been getting attention from around the country for their outstanding sour beers over the past couple of years, but after winning both the Gold and Silver medals in the Wood and Barrel Aged Sour Beer category (Bourbonic Plague = Gold, Vlad the Imp Aler = Silver) they are […]

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GABF Results Notes and Observations

September 28th, 2009 · No Comments · Notes

Just a few notes/observations after reviewing the full GABF results: Cascade Brewing, from Portland, OR, took the top 2 spots in the Wood and Barrel Aged Sour Beer category. Their Bourbonic Plague earned the gold medal, and Vlad the Imp Aler earned the silver. Bourbonic Plague started off as a Belgian Spiced Double Porter that was then soured and […]

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Washington Breweries Shine at GABF

September 28th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

Six different Washington breweries brought home a total of thirteen medals from the 2009 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) in Denver, CO, where more than 3,000 beers from 495 breweries across the country competed in 78 different categories.  A huge congrats to Mari & Will Kemper, Josh Pfriem, Jim Parker, and the rest of the […]

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Five Year History of WA Medal Winners at GABF

September 23rd, 2009 · No Comments · Events

Judging has already started at the 2009 Great American Beer Festival (GABF) in Denver, and tomorrow is the first night of the public festival. Washington breweries have a long history of winning medals at GABF, and hopefully some of our favorite brewers will return home with hardware once again this year. If you are a […]

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Five of My Favorite Things About Beer

May 29th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Uncategorized

Here are just five of the things that I (currently) love most about beer. 1) Drinking beers while barbecuing. This is the one that prompted me to write this list. There is just nothing like hanging out and cracking a few beers while cooking some meat over a fire. I’ve barbecued four times in the past […]

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