Entries Tagged as 'IPA'

Five IPAs That Will Help You Forget About Pliny the Elder

January 2nd, 2013 · 55 Comments · California Beer

With the recent announcement that Russian River Brewing Company is pulling out of the Washington market, beer drinkers across Seattle are bemoaning the loss of their outstanding IPAs, Belgian-style ales and barrel-aged beers from retailers’ shelves. But, no beer will be missed by more consumers than Pliny the Elder. This uber-popular 8% ABV Double IPA […]

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Boundary Bay IPA Last Washington Beer Standing in Brewing News National IPA Championship

February 15th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Washington Breweries

Fifteen IPAs from Washington breweries competed in this year’s Brewing News National IPA Championship, but going into the 3rd round just one remains: Boundary Bay IPA. This competition pits 128 of the best IPAs from across the country against each other in a “March Madness” style competition. Judges are given two IPAs to evaluate in a […]

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Constellation IPA – Out of This World

June 13th, 2011 · No Comments · Washington Breweries

I’m a little late to the party on this one, but I finally had a chance to try the Constellation IPA brewed by a collaboration of Washington brewers for Seattle Beer Week. It’s absolutely one of the best IPAs I have ever had, and I wish this wasn’t just a special project for a beer […]

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Boundary Bay and Harmon Advance to Sweet Sixteen at National IPA Championship

February 28th, 2011 · No Comments · General Beer News

Washington started with nineteen beers in the Brewing News National IPA Championship. Nine beers advanced to the second round, and then just two, Boundary Bay IPA and Harmon Commencement Bay IPA, advanced to the third round. Both Boundary Bay and Harmon prevailed in the third round this past Saturday and will move on to the Sweet […]

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Nine Washington Beers Advance to Second Round of the Brewing News National IPA Championship

February 14th, 2011 · 4 Comments · Beer Reviews, Washington Breweries

Nineteen Washington IPAs competed in the first round of the Brewing News National IPA Championship this weekend, and the results are in. Nine Washington IPAs survived to fight on in the second round, which will take place this Saturday, February 19. The results from the first round are below, as well as the second round […]

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Brewing News National IPA Championship Gives Washington Breweries a Chance to Win Top Honors – You Can Too

February 7th, 2011 · No Comments · California Beer, Oregon Breweries, Polls, Washington Breweries

If you haven’t noticed, IPAs are kind of a popular style in Seattle and the rest of the northwest. While local beer drinkers know how many great examples of the style are obtainable in our fair state, the large majority of these IPAs are not distributed very far from the source and it is a […]

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Beveridge Place Pub to Announce Hoptoberfest Winner at the Washington IPA Cask-O-Rama Tonight

November 4th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Events, Washington Breweries

With people across the country closely watching political results this week, Beveridge Place Pub will be announcing a much more important winner tonight at 8pm. They’ll be announcing which Washington IPA earned the right to become the Beveridge Place Pub house IPA for 2011 by garnering the most customer votes during their month-long Hoptoberfest, which featured IPAs from […]

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Win A $1,000 Redhook Gift Certificate at the Big Ballard IPA Release Party at Old Pequliar

April 19th, 2010 · 3 Comments · Beer Releases, Washington Breweries

Redhook is getting back to their roots with the release of the new Big Ballard IPA, which is inspired by one of the original Redhook beers first brewed in 1984, Ballard Bitter IPA. This 8.6% ABV, 73 IBU Imperial IPA will be available in 220z bottles and on draft. It is good to see Redhook continue […]

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Elysian Advances to National IPA Championship Sweet 16

March 1st, 2010 · No Comments · Washington Breweries

Fourteen Washington IPAs started off competiting in the field of 128 IPAs from around the country battling in the Brewing News National IPA Championship, but just one Washington IPA remains in the final 16 IPAs left standing. The Stolen Fire/Prometheus IPA from Elysian beat out the Supergoose from Hale’s Ales, also a Washington brewery, in […]

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Sagely Advice: Seek Out the Black Raven Wisdom Seeker Double IPA

February 25th, 2010 · 9 Comments · Beer Releases, California Beer, Washington Breweries

I don’t do a dedicated post about every single beer that impresses me, but the recent release of the Black Raven Wisdom Seeker Double IPA blew me away so much that I just couldn’t help myself. It is one of the most impressive Washington IPAs that I’ve had the pleasure of trying (and I’ve tried […]

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