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Beer Release: Peanut Butter Wolf, Hi-Fi Brewing Company

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From the brewery: Peanut Butter Wolf, our new peanut butter brown ale, debuts Saturday, April 18th. It features peanuts up front in the aroma, and the flavor brings a little graham cracker and just a faint hint of chocolate to the party. This isn’t one of those sweet, syrupy “peanut butter cup” dessert beers. The…

Seattle Cider Company expands into Minnesota

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Seattle Cider Company continues its march towards world domination. Not really, but they are continuing to expand into new markets across the country. Here is a press release about the introduction of Seattle Cider to Minnesota. Seattle Cider Company to Bring Uniquely Dry Ciders to Minnesota Beginning May 4 Offering 100 percent fresh pressed Washington…

Beer Release: Wildeornes Wild & Barrel-aged beers, Odin Brewing

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Beer release info from Odin Brewing: ODIN BREWING CO. LAUNCHES WILDĒORNES WILD AND BARREL-AGED PROGRAM Wildēornes No. 1 Barrel Aged Russian Imperial Stout Release Event, Thursday April 23rd at the Odin Brewing Taproom in Tukwila. The Wildēornes is the place of self-willed beasts – a realm without laws or oversight by the gods. Made in…

Spokane Beer Week & 6 Collaboration Beers

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The brewery scene around Spokane has expanded a lot in recent years. We’ve reported before on the Inland Northwest. See our previous posts about the Inland Northwest Ale Trail. Now we share news that Spokane and the surrounding area will celebrate the first-ever Spokane Beer Week from May 11th thru May 17th. In addition to…

Beer Release: Redfeather Session IPA, Black Raven Brewing

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News today of a new beer release from Black Raven Brewing: Redfeather SIPA. Release Date – Wednesday, April 15th. “This red session IPA is part of our rotating SIPA series. The Redfeather SIPA is brewed in the session IPA style. This beer presents the hop bitterness and flavor of a red IPA but in a…

Dick Cantwell Resigns from Anheuser-Busch and Elysian

Dick Cantwell - world-renowned brewer and vintage toy aficionado.

Dick Cantwell has resigned from Anheuser-Busch and brewed his last beer at Elysian Brewing Company. One of the co-founders and co-owners, Cantwell is recognized as the brewing genius behind Elysian’s success. As has been widely reported, Elysian was acquired by Anheuser-Busch in January. Amongst Elysian’s ownership group, Cantwell was a dissenting voice in that decision….

Firkin Friday – New Belgium Brewing at Toronado

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Toronado Seattle is hosting a special New Belgium Brewing night featuring two firkins and other goodies. Special brews include Firkin Porch Swing, dry-hopped with Sorachi Ace; Firkin Abbey, dry-hopped with US Golding; Hop Kitchen Oatmeal IPA collaboration with Chicago’s Half Acre Brewing; and Skinny Dip. Join New Belgium Brewing at Toronado Seattle on Friday, April…

Congressman Dave Reichert visits Icicle Brewing

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Congress is currently considering the Small BREW Act, which would cut the federal excise tax paid by “small” breweries in half. This change would only impact smaller breweries, not the mega breweries. We’ve posted other stories about it–check out our previous stories. Congressman Dave Reichert, who represents Washington’s 8th District, recently visited Icicle Brewing in…

Win tickets to Washington Brewers Festival by drinking Washington beer

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Win four tickets to the Washington Brewers Festival by drinking Washington beer. What could be easier? The Washington Beer Commission just announced its first-ever Washington Beer Instagram Campaign – a ticket giveaway. Just take a pictured that includes a picture of a Washington-brewed bottle or can of beer and post it on instagram using the…

Holy Mountain beer dinner at Brave Horse Tavern

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Still a couple months away, but saddle-up quick and get your tickets for this one: a Holy Mountain beer dinner at Brave Horse Tavern.  This is the first Seattle Beer Week event we’ve mentioned on the blog this year. We really do think this one will be something special and a sellout is certain. By…