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Diamond Knot releasing beer to benefit local firefighters


Diamond Knot is releasing Beach House Blond Ale with a celebration to benefit the Mukilteo Fire Department Benevolent Fund. The press release with all the info is below. Mukilteo, WA – When firefighters from the Mukilteo Fire Department approached Diamond Knot Craft Brewing about helping to raise funds for a potential benevolent fund, it was…

The Beer Junction celebrates 5 year anniversary


Starting today, The Beer Junction celebrates its 5th Anniversary. Events are listed below. Just over five years ago, I met Morgan Herzog at the small retail space that would become The Beer Junction. I thought the space was too small, but knowing how desperately West Seattle needed a bottleshop, I knew Morgan’s plan would succeed….

Beer Release – Falconer’s Flight 7C’s, Top Rung Brewing


New beer coming from Top Rung Brewing. Here’s the official release info. Top Rung Brewing Releases “Falconer’s Flight 7C’s the Hop” Pale as part of Pale Series July 1, 2015 – On July 3rd we will release the third beer in our Pale series. “Falconer’s Flight 7C’s Hop” Pale will be the third of our…

Flying Bike Brewery finally takes flight – brews first batch


It’s been a long ride, but Flying Bike Brewery (Washington’s first cooperative brewery) is currently in the process of brewing its very first batch of beer as I write this. The brewery on Greenwood Avenue North, practically next door to Naked City Brewery, is now up and brewing. The original recipe was devised and brewed…

More aroma hops on the way in 2015


For seriously afflicted beer geeks, one of the most interesting beer-related semiannual reports is the hop acreage report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDA-NASS). Casual beer aficionados are content to hear a simple synopsis of the news, like, “farmers planted more hops in 2015,” but some of us yearn for…

Beer Release – Two new brews from Iron Horse Brewing


Iron Horse Brewery just announced the arrival of two new beers: Disruptor and Koytus. According to the brewery, both beer styles are very rare. In fact, they may have “invented a new style.” Below are complete details about the beers, as well as information about availability. I should mention that one of the beers is…

Beer Release – two beers from Icicle Brewing


News today of two pending beer releases from Icicle Brewing. One represents the return of a favorite, the other is an all-new project. Here is the news straight from the source: Icicle Brewing Company is happy/proud/excited to re-share with the world, their award winning, KHAOS KOLSCH! After a year-long hiatus, Kolsch is back on July…

Outdoor Movie nights at Peddler Brewing


Not long ago we told you about the new, large and lovely beer garden at Peddler Brewing in Ballard (read it). Today we learned that they plan to put the beer garden to good use this summer, hosting weekly outdoor movie nights. Movies every Thursday night. Food trucks, all ages, beer, and summer evenings outside….

Propolis Brewing plans to expand in Port Townsend


Last Sunday we saw Robert Horner, co-owner of Propolis Brewing, at the West Seattle Farmers Market where he gave us an update on the brewery’s expansion plans. Anyone familiar with Propolis knows it’s not unusual to run into Robert or his partner, Piper Corbett, at a farmers market; selling beer at local farmers markets is…

Beer Release – two more beers from Holy Mountain Brewing


Two weeks ago we shared info about the limited, special release of two beers from Holy Mountain Brewing. Today, we’re doing it again.  This Saturday, June 27th at its taproom in Seattle, Holy Mountain Brewing releases two more beers in bottles: The Goat and Choir of the Sun. They are both saisons, but they are…