Category Archives: earth_day

The Great Beer Hike: Latona Pub Celebrates Earth Day

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For the past few years the Latona Pub (blog sponsor) has celebrated Earth Day the only way it knows how: with beer. To honor the earth, local breweries transported beer to the Latona by manual means: long urban hikes with hand trucks in tow, bicycle trips with kegs in trailers, and even a combined effort…

By bike, by boat, by foot: a 21 kegs salute to Mother Earth

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This really deserves some serious attention from the mainstream media. Sure, a local television news station stopped by and did a little spot on it, but this seems like something that Charles Osgood should be introducing on CBS Sunday Morning as I enjoy my coffee. I’m talking about the Latona Pub and the very cool…

Earth Day, the Seattle way

Elliott Bay Brewing Company’s Head Brewer, Doug Hindman, hoisted a 1/6th barrel (small keg) of beer onto his shoulder and marched out of the brewery in Burien. He walked a few blocks to the Burien Transit Center where he boarded a Sound Transit route 560 bus headed to West Seattle. Thirty minutes and 8 miles…

Local pubs and breweries honor Earth Day

On Monday, April 19th, Two Beers Brewing Company announced via Facebook that they were looking for volunteers to help transport a keg from their brewery in Seattle’s SODO district to the Latona Pub near Green Lake. “It’s 9.8 miles from the brewery to the Latona Pub,” Two Beers Brewing said via a Facebook post. “This…