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Black Raven Brewing annouces special release of Wisdom Seeker

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Those of you who love double IPA probably know about Black Raven Brewing’s Wisdom Seeker already. You might be a little bit upset with me for sharing this news. Black Raven announced today a limited release of Wisdom Seeker at the brewery next Tuesday. Details below. From the brewery: NEW BEER RELEASE Wisdom Seeker Double…

Black Raven and Watershed converge for special beer & food event

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Tonight (Tues. Nov. 25) at Watershed Pub and Kitchen in Seattle, join Black Raven Brewing for a special beer + food pairing event. This is the third installment in the pub’s Convergence Series of events. Things get rolling at 6:00 P.M. The Oxford English Dictionary defines convergence this way: “Several people or things coming together…

Beer Church Turkey Bowl raises $5,200 for West Seattle Food Bank

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For the past 16 years, Beer Church has organized and hosted Turkey Bowl. By its simplest definition, Beer Church is the philanthropic arm of the Washington Beer Blog. Each year we take over all 32 lanes at West Seattle Bowl for a big food drive, fundraiser and bowling party. The 2014 version of the event…

Black Friday for Beer Lovers

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When it comes to Black Friday, either you love it or you hate it. Either you think it is a glorious celebration of bargains or you think it is an ungodly display of consumer-driven vomitus. Personally, I choose not to participate in the Black Friday commotion. I think we need is a new kind of…

Old Scrooge is flying off the shelf this year

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It seems this year’s version of Bourbon Barrel Old Scrooge is a big hit. People are raving about the classic winter brew from Silver City Brewing and bottles of it are flying off the shelf. I don’t mean that literally, thankfully. Below I share some information about the beer, including information about where you might…

Pike Brewing honors Jack Joyce with release of 2014 Auld Acquaintance

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About six months ago, Rogue Nation mourned the loss of its fearless leader, Jack Joyce. I won’t go into details, you can read my previous post for that, so I’ll just say that Jack was a great guy and Rogue Ales reflects the personality of its venerated co-founder. I’m happy to hear that Pike Brewing…

Pink Boots Society announces recipient of Fremont Brewing Apprentice Scholarship

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Below is a press release announcing the recipient of the Fremont Brewing Apprentice Scholarship, which the Pink Boots Society recently awarded to Gringa Newton. The apprenticeship takes place at Fremont Brewing and includes five weeks of hands-on experience. Read our original story about the scholarship. 5-Week Hands-On Experience Plus $2,500 Stipend SEATTLE — The Pink Boots Society is…

Washington Winter Beer Fest – list of breweries, beers, more info

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The Washington Winter Beer Fest is now just days away. The always-popular event focuses on big, bold winter brews produced by Washington’s breweries, and benefits the Washington Brewers Guild. Below we share the growing list of breweries and beers. We are giving away a pair of tickets to the event (your choice of sessions). All…

Join Odin Brewing on Thursday for a holiday feast – Brewsgiving

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Celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday a week early with Odin Brewing. This Thursday, November 20, at the Odin Brewing taproom in Tukwila, enjoy a holiday feast with the brewers. They are calling it Brewsgiving, not only because it will be a Thanksgiving style feast, but because it will give back to a local charity. Proceeds from…

Visit Bend, OR without leaving Seattle, next week at Latona Pub

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Bend, Oregon has blossomed into one heck of a damn fine beer town, with nearly 30 breweries in the town and its surrounding areas. The problem is getting there. It’s a long drive, especially this time of year when the weather can so easily thwart your plans. Knowing this, the Latona Pub is bringing Bend…