Entries Tagged as 'Widmer'

Grab A Beer: Widmer Kill Devil Brown Ale

June 15th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Beer Reviews, Oregon Breweries

Widmer Kill Devil Brown Ale Alcohol by Volume: 9.5% ABV Look for this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown. Intro: Beer #6 in Widmer’s Brothers Reserve series is the Kill Devil Brown Ale. These Reserve beers are limited runs that are intended to be one-time releases; if you like it you had […]

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Widmer Brothers Brewing Releases Raspberry Russian Imperial Stout

March 30th, 2012 · No Comments · Oregon Breweries

I’ve said many times to many people that I love it when larger regional breweries continue to experiment and release beers that appeal less to the masses and more to the beer geeks in the crowd. It’s a tough balance for larger breweries, where the bottom line is often looming and it can be easy […]

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Grab A Beer: Widmer Dark Saison

February 8th, 2012 · No Comments · Beer Reviews, Oregon Breweries

Widmer Brothers Dark Saison Alcohol by Volume: 5.5% Look for this beer and more at Full Throttle Bottles in Georgetown. Intro: Each year, Widmer chooses a different style for their Brewmasters’ Release. For 2012, say hello to the Dark Saison. A traditional saison is brewed primarily with pale or pilsner malt, but Widmer also uses […]

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Widmer Brothers Brewing and DRAFT Bring Fourth and Final ‘Explore Your Craft’ Event to Seattle

November 14th, 2011 · No Comments · Beer & Food

Rob Widmer will be in town for an Explore Your Craft event featuring Widmer beers paired with food this upcoming Saturday at SODO Park. You can see a full menu of the food and beer and purchase tickets by following this link. More information from Widmer: Explore Your Craft, a collaborative effort by Widmer Brothers […]

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Kona Brewing Company Merges with Craft Brewers Alliance

August 3rd, 2010 · 5 Comments · General Beer News

Kona Brewing Company has had a long-standing relationship with the Craft Brewers Alliance (CBA), and that relationship has now turned into a merger. Kona will become a wholly owned subsidiary of CBA, joining the family of local NW breweries Redhook and Widmer, and also Goose Island Beer Company (CBA owns 40% of the Chicago brewery). Kona has […]

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Grab A Beer: Widmer Deadlift Imperial IPA

February 11th, 2010 · 2 Comments · Beer Releases, Beer Reviews, Oregon Breweries

Widmer Deadlift Imperial IPA Alcohol by Volume: 8.6% Intro: You may have heard about the disaster interrupting Widmer’s first attempt at brewing this Imperial IPA. But, no power-outage was going to keep them from delivering this one to market. After pouring out 62,000 pints of beer in that unfortunate incident, they started over and their […]

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Back to Portland – More Beer Trippin’

November 18th, 2009 · 11 Comments · Beer & Food, Beer Travels, Oregon Breweries

While Colin was enjoying himself at the Phinney Winter Beer Taste this past weekend, Jeanne and I were doing more exploring down in that fine city called Portland about three hours south of Seattle. I was recently in Portland for the Fresh Hop Tastival, but we’ve also had this trip planned for quite some time. We […]

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Catching Up

October 5th, 2009 · No Comments · Notes

There was quite a bit going on this past weekend (Tacoma Craft Beer Fest, fresh hop festivals, Beer Can Derby, etc…), but I opted to take a timeout and recoup from what was a very fun, but long and busy summer. After multiple trips, people in town visiting, and a string of consecutive busy weekends, […]

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Grab A Beer: Widmer Brothers Reserve Cherry Oak Doppelbock

October 4th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Beer Reviews, Oregon Breweries

Note: I’m going to try to start doing more of these “Grab A Beer” reviews here on Seattlebeernews.com. Most of the time, I’ll limit the reviews to beers available here in Seattle. Widmer Brothers Cherry Oak Doppelbock Alcohol by Volume: 9.0% Intro: The Cherry Oak Doppelbock is the first in Widmer’s series of semi-annual “Brothers’ […]

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Thoughts from the Oregon Brewers Festival Weekend

July 28th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Oregon Breweries

This was now my 4th year in a row heading down to the OBF, and this visit was just as enjoyable as the previous years. This is one of the most well-run festivals that I attend each year. They’ve been doing this for 22 years, and it shows. The lines to get in aren’t bad and move […]

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