Happening Today – Seattle Beer Week Events (Sat. May 9)

Saturday, May 9th – Here is a list of Seattle Beer Week events taking place today. For more information visit the official SBW Web site site or the SBW blog.

Ninkasi brewers dinner at the Collins Pub 7pm, featuring two special brews: a dry-hopped version of Total Domination IPA, and the only keg of Falconer Strong Ale in WA.  Reservations highly suggested at 206-623-1016 or via their website”

GEBF- THE GREAT ELYSIAN BEER FESTIVAL
We will pour 40+ Elysian-brewed beers on draught at Elysian Fields 12 noon-10PM
Immortal IPA, The Wise ESB, Perseus Porter, Dragonstooth Stout, Zephyrus Pilsner, Elysian Fields Pale, Prometheus IPA, Dry-hopped Immortal, Avatar Jasmine IPA, Ambrosia Maibock, Oaken Maibock, Woodruff Maibock, Bifrost Winter Ale, OakFrost, JackFrost, BretFrost, New Belgium Collabeeration Trip I & The Trip II, Icarus Belgian-style Strong Ale, Knot Owl, The Great Pumpkin, Wout Bier, Bete Blanche Belgian-style Tripel, Barrel o Bitch, Cyclops, Loser Pale Ale, Loki Lager, ByeByeFrost, Pandemonium American Sour, Daedalus Irish-style Stout, Hubris Imperial IPA, Greenman IPA, Son of Wout, Yuzus , Saison Poivre, Black Cardamum Porter, GameWorks Lambic, The Sirens Ale, The Golden Boot, Oaked Idefix, Bete Noel Belgian-style Xmas Ale.

Cask Beer Tasting. Sole Repair Shop, 4pm to 9pm, featuring Diamond Knot, Georgetown, Scuttlebutt, North Coast, Skagit River.

Pacific Beverage Tasting at Bottleworks. Taste through the portfolio of Pacific Beverage both on-tap and from the bottle. The tasting starts at 5pm and costs only $1.

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Pike Brewing Tasting 2-5pm at Full Throttle Bottles.

Laughing Dog Meet the Brewer night – at the Hopvine Join Fred Colby owner and brewer of Laughing Dog at the Hopvine Pub in Capitol Hill.  Fred will be on hand to talk about his fantastic beers from Idaho and maybe even give away a few things.  There will be lots of different Laughing Dog beers on tap to enjoy.  See you there! 7pm

‘Off-Centered’ Dogfish Head Brewery Night at Naked City. Rare bottles and draft to be showcased.
Devin from DFH on hand for stories and such. 6PM-?

Lost Coast Brewer Night – Meet brewer Fred Dog for a night of special brews at Brouwer’s Cafe

Tour de Pints Bike Ride. Meets at 11 am at Pike Brewery downtown…rolls out around 11:45.  We hope to have Charles and Rosanne along for the ride. From Pike we will head to Dexter and Hayes, then to Brouwer’s Cafe.  In this ride at times there will be options for those who want it to give themselves a challenge, leaving Brouwer’s is the first time for those that want to take on the feats of strength to do so.  The options are the Park Pub or the Dray….we will all meet again at Naked City….then those that want to take on another feat of strength can do so and head to the Fiddler, those that don’t will head to the Duck Island…we will all meet again at the Big Time, then those that want to take on the feat of strenght will head to Smiths, those that don’t will head to Feierabend and we will all end the ride at Elysian Fields, and the 40 beers of Elysian event….you can follow the ride on twitter….tourdepints if you so desire….

Elliot Bay Barrel-aged beer sampling and tapas-style food pairing.
The cost is $40.00 per person and will include five samples of beer we’ve aged in various barrels, including bourbon, brandy, syrah, and a couple of sour versions out of brettanomyces-innoculated french wine barrels.
The event will take place at Elliot Bay Burien 6:00 PM(Sold Out, Thank You). Second Session Added! 4pm – 5:30pm
Space is limited, so make reservations early. Call 206.246.4211

4th annual Beer For Boobs Fundraiser
When: 7 PM
Where: Bleachers Pub in Greenwood
8118 Greenwood Avenue North, Seattle,WA 98103
Why: To Save the Ta-Ta’s!
Drink specials: $4 beer, wine, and Pink Power cocktail
Silent auction and raffle prizes!
All of the money raised at this Team Nita event will go directly to benefit the Susan G. Komen Foundation.
Don’t miss your chance to Save the Ta-Ta’s What a great way to help make a difference and drink some fantastic beer at the same time.

Northern Lights Brewers evening.
Come hang out with the whole crew from Northern Lights from 5-8 at The Park Pub.  With at least four Northern Lights beers on tap, shwag give aways and free NL pint glasses for first 20 people who order a NL beer.”

BELHAVEN Tasting at 99 Bottles 3-6PM
Sample 5 for $1 with special guest Bill Hemmen

  1. I just got back from GEBF: Lots of good brews there. My favorite was Trip I (the Trippel IPA) With a close second being the Pandemonium and Barrel O’ Bitch was darned good too. Definitely a good time. Knot Owl was gone when I tried to get it.

  2. Alex – we liked Trip I, but enjoyed Trip II even more. Laura Stoudt recommended the Woodruff Maibock and that was a surprising favorite too.

    What an amazing beerfest, I thought it was similar to winter beer fest, where every brewer brings unusual, wonderful beers – only it was all one brewery, all at one time. Dick Cantwell is truly gifted and we are lucky to have him here in Seattle. – Mrs. Beerblog