Washington Cask Beer Festival – tickets on sale, more info

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Press Release:
The Washington Brewers Guild presents

2015 WASHINGTON CASK BEER FESTIVAL

Saturday March 28, 2015
12-4pm & 6-10pm
Seattle Center Exhibition Hall

(Seattle, WA) January 8, 2015- The Washington Brewers Guild will present its annual Washington Cask Beer Festival on Saturday, March 28 at the Seattle Center Exhibition Hall. More than 40 Guild member breweries are expect to participate and delight cask enthusiasts and hop heads with their superb creations.

No-Li Brewhouse introduces beer in a convenient, new package

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No-Li Brewhouse just introduced a new packaging format for some of its beers, one that provides a nice option for consumers: four-packs of 12-ounce bottles. Three of the company’s beers are available in four-packs: Mosh Pit Tart Cherry Ale, Rise & Grind milk stout, and Born & Raised IPA. Each of those beers serves as…

Bellingham brewers night at The Sixgill

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The beer scene in Bellingham continues to expand—the city is now home to five breweries, with two more coming soon. Not to mention a couple more in the surrounding area. On February 7th the Bellingham Brewers’ Ball celebrates that fact (see our post about that event). But maybe you just don’t have the gumption to…

Addressing the Elysian Brewing situation

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At least one of my previous posts on this subject was, perhaps, a bit too personal and I know some people took it to be self-aggrandizing. I didn’t mean to come across that way and I’m sorry. Also, some people thought I was apologizing for Elysian Brewing’s decision to sell itself to Anheuser-Busch, which I…

Washington Beer Alliance descending upon Olympia today

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Today is day 15 of the 2015 regular session of the Washington State Legislature. It is also the Washington Beer Alliance’s hill climb day. Members of the state’s beer industry are in Olympia visiting with elected officials today, voicing their opinions, and drumming-up support for the issues that impact the beer industry. The Washington Beer…

Is Elysian Brewing evil now that it’s part of Anheuser-Busch?

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The sky is not falling. This is not a sign that the end is near. There are still over 3,400 breweries in America that Anheuser-Busch does not own. Yesterday’s news that Anheuser-Busch and Elysian Brewing reached a purchase agreement shocked a lot of people. As craft beer lovers, we’ve been taught that Anheuser-Busch and the…

Anheuser-Busch officiall announces purchase of Elysian Brewing

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I just want to make sure we’re covering all bases on this important news. Here is the actual press release from Anheuser-Busch regarding its purchase agreement with Elysian Brewing. Seattle-based brewery and four brewpubs to be included in acquisition St. LOUIS and SEATTLE (January 23, 2015) – Anheuser-Busch today announced it has agreed to purchase…

Barrel Juntion – 9 days of barrel-aged brews

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It’s that time again. The Beer Junction presents its annual celebration of barrel-aged beers. The Barrel Junction starts today (Saturday, January 24) and runs until Sunday, February 1. Below we share the opening day beer lineup, the daily “headling” beer lineup, and the brewery events lineup. The styles of beer vary, but the one thing…

Elysian Confirms – Anheuser-Busch Rumor is True

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UPDATED Sat, Jan 24: See all of the stories we’ve written about this, click here. Breaking news – we don’t have all the details yet, but some rumors we caught wind of earlier this week are confirmed this morning in an email from Dick Cantwell, Brewmaster and Co-owner of Elysian Brewing Company. “I’m free to…

Belgianfest – The List of Beers and more

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UPDATE – JAN. 28. This news from the Washington Beer Commission: “Advance tickets for the noon – 4pm session of Belgianfest are Sold Out! There will be a limited number of tickets available at the door for this afternoon session but you better get in line before noon. The evening session has 350+ advance tickets…