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Bainbridge Brewing prepares to celebrate 3rd anniversary

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Bainbridge Brewing is about to celebrate its third anniversary. The brewery’s taproom hosts a two-day celebration next month (June 12th and 13th). But that aint all. To mark the occasion, Bainbridge Brewing is introducing a new look, as well as its first widely available bottled products. Pictured at right is the new logo, part of…

Hellbent Brewing opens this Saturday in Seattle

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Seattle’s Lake City neighborhood is about to get a new brewery. Hellbent Brewing opens this Saturday, May 30 (Noon – Midnight). The new brewery and its spacious tasting room is located at 13035 Lake City Way NE, directly across the street from Fred Meyer, and just a few blocks north of Elliott Bay Public House…

Peddler Brewing opening a new beer garden in Ballard

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Peddler Brewing Company in Ballard is about to open its new beer garden. It’s huge and it looks beautiful. It opens softly this weekend and then there’s an official grand opening next weekend. Here’s the word straight from Peddler Brewwing. Memorial Day weekend marks the start of Summer and we at Peddler are celebrating in…

Join us at the Brewshed Beer Fest on June 4th

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On Thursday, June 4th join the Washington Beer Blog and other Washington Wild Brewshed® Alliance supporters at Hale’s Palladium for the Brewshed Beer Fest. Below, we share information about the event along with a conservation code so you can conserve a few bucks when you get your tickets. The event features nearly 50 beers from…

Breweries unite to launch the South Sound Craft Crawl

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As if you need a reason to go visit breweries and taste beers, the breweries of the South Sound (Tacoma, Olympia, and surrounding environs) want to entice you to come experience the flavor of the local craft brewing culture. The South Sound Craft Crawl is essentially a self-guided tour and rewards program. We learned about…

Salish Sea Brewing expansion is complete

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The brewery first opened for business back in November of 2013. Everything at Salish Sea Brewing was chugging along just fine: good beers, nice crowds, friendly regulars, great location in downtown Edmonds, Washington. One problem, though. Not enough room. That’s changed. We last visited Salish Sea back in December. That’s when Jeff (owner, brewer) told…

2nd Annual PNWCA Cider Festival – June 5th and 6th

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Mark your calendar and save the date – Friday, June 5th and Saturday, June 6th. Time for the PNWCA Cider Festival in Seattle. Sure, this blog focuses on beer, but these days craft cider is so akin to craft beer that we cannot help ourselves. The 2nd Annual Pacific Northwest Cider Awards (PNWCA) will once…

Washington Brewers Festival – ticket giveaway!

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Time to get ready for the big Father’s Day beer bash: the 10th Annual Washington Brewers Festival. Ashtown Brewing, Counterbalance Brewing, Dru Bru Brewery, Hellbent Brewing, North Jetty Brewing, and Postdoc Brewing. These are just a few of the new breweries that will pour at this year’s festival alongside established favorites like Black Raven Brewing,…

Beer Release: The Dread Oak-Aged Imperial Stout, Elysian Brewing

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Elysian Brewing just announced the pending release of The Dread, an oak-aged Imperial Stout. The company unveils the limited-release beer at its Capitol Hill brewpub on June 4th. Details below. The Dread Oak-Aged Imperial Stout The Dread is Gaining on You Like Poe’s dark dog, dread is something you can’t shake, a horrific companion always…

Beer Release: Rye IPA, Bellevue Brewing Company

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Bellevue Brewing Company releases its Rye IPA (RIPA) this Friday at the brewery’s taproom. Release notice from Bellevue Brewing Company: We’re excited to release everyone’s perennial favorite: our Rye IPA (“RIPA”). Join us in our taproom this Friday for the first pours of this delicious summer beer. When this beer is teed up, the sunshine…