Wait. What? There’s beer festival in Ellensburg this Friday, May 19th? Who knew?
Yep, the second annual Eastern Washington Brewfest features beers from 15 of Eastern Washington’s breweries, including some breweries we rarely see on the wetter side of the state. Breweries like Northern Ales of Kettle Falls, Hop Nation Brewing of Yakima, Top Frog Brewing of Newport, and Ten Pin Brewing of Moses Lake. See the complete list below.
The whole thing is presented by Iron Horse Brewery and takes place at Iron Horse’s Pub in downtown Ellensburg — in the courtyard next to the Pub, actually. The event runs from 5:00 until 10:00. More info, follow the links.
From Kettle Falls. Bringing: Flume Creek IPA Okanagan Highlander (Scotch Ale)
Our motto, Brew No Evil™, is a statement of our commitment to brewing the cleanest, clearest and tastiest lagers available today. Bringing: Orangelicious Golden Ale 5.3%ABV 15 IBU. Orange zest, vanilla bean + lactose. Berry Wheat
ICICLE BREWING COMPANY
From Leavenworth. Bringing Bootjack IPA ABV: 6.5% IBU: 64; Dark Persuasion ABV: 6.5% IBU: 22; Pale Ale Project #6 5.0% ABV IBU: 37
YAKIMA CRAFT BREWING
Yakima Craft Brewing Co. is a craft beer brewery located in the heart of North America’s leading producer of hops, the Yakima Valley. Bringing: Vern Northwest Style IPA Twin Stag Scottish Ale
IRON HORSE BREWERY
Ellensburg. The place where Iron Horse Brewery was founded and produces beer today.
From Yakima. Bringing: Bock in the Goat Rocks (German maibock) Daily Weiss (German wheat beer)
Whipsaw Brewing is a Nano Brewery located in Ellensburg, WA. Bringing Stumpblower IPA & Buzz On Blackberry Wheat.
ROSLYN BREWING COMPANY
From Roslyn, WA. Bringing: Brookside Pale Lager 5.2 % ABV & Roslyn Belgian Ale 6.0% ABV
Located at Snoqualmie Pass. Bringing: Spring Pale Ale: medium bodied, copper colored, dry hopped pale ale with flavors of caramel and orange marmalade. Cascade and Perle hops present a fruity aroma and bitter finish. 6.0% ABV & 55 IBU Kolsch: Golden colored German style ale with a light medium body. German grown malts provide a bready aroma and flavor that’s balanced with a subtle sweetness character adding complexity as the beer finishes. 4.8% ABV & 28 IBU
Brewing in Spokane. Bringing: Born & Raised IPA March Forth IPA
A nano-craft brewery in Leavenworth with a micro-sized tasting room. Bringing a Hefeweizen and Ginger Retriever.
TOP FROG BREWERY
From Newport, WA. Bringing: Whistling Frog IPA 6.2% Simcoe, Ammirillo, Citra Mosaic hopped Fallen Frog Imperial stout 11.2% Chocolate Coffee Sensation Red Eyed hopper red ale 6% Easy drinking, red ale lightly hopped
TEN PIN BREWING CO.
Bringing: Head Pin IPA ABV: 7.1% IBU 62 This gold medal winning American IPA is a strong, pleasantly bitter ale showcasing the mango and earthy pine flowers of mosaic hops blended with the citrus and dense fruit falvors of centennial and citra hops. Groove Pineapple Wheat ABV: 5.8% IBU 25 This American wheat ale adds just enough mosaic hops to brighten it up with tropical fruit aromas and takes it home with a fresh pineapple squeezed into every case.
12 STRING BREWING COMPANY
From Spokane Valley. Bringing: Mango Mambo Hefe (mango infused hefeweizen 4.2% abv) Spring Reverb Xtra Pale Ale (single hop spring seasonal brewed with amarillo hops 5.8% ABV 50 IBUS)
BLEWETT BREWING COMPANY
Bringing Goldmine IPA ABV 6.7% IBU:73 and Tractor Time ABV 5.5% IBU: 23
WENATCHEE VALLEY BREWING CO.
Based in Wenatchee. Bringing: Overlord Pale Ale: American-Style Pale Ale Trout Stout: Irish Stout
BAD GRANNY HARD CIDER
From Chelan, WA. Bringing Bad Granny Original Bad Granny Cidermaster’s Reserve
PARADISE CREEK BREWERY
From Pullman, WA. Bringing: Huckleberry Pucker Shandy, 4.4 % ABV Over the Hop IPA, 6.6% ABV IBU: 70
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