New beers, new biz, and other news from Sumerian Brewing

Sumerian Brewing owners, Mark and Holly Ihrig  recently announced that they’ve launched a new company, HMS Brew Tech. Also, Sumerian has some new beer release information to share. Here’s the info in their own word:

We are in direct partnership with GSSM (China), a Stainless Steel Craft Brewing Equipment Manufacturer of high grade / food grade Stainless Steel and Craft Brewing products, for over 30 years. In January Mark and Holly purchased three new 30-barrel tanks from this supplier, and after using them, in production were so impressed they became a distributor with exclusive rights to sell complete customizable systems, fermenters and tanks in the U.S. HMS Brew Tech promises guaranteed quality, great pricing and quick turn-around times. You can see the equipment for yourself with an onsite visit to Sumerian Brewing!


Special Holiday Barrel-aged Stout to go to a very limited, 300 cases in bottle Thanksgiving of 2016. It will also be available in the pub. Stay tuned for the exact release date. Follow Sumerian on Facebook.

Third time Bottling scheduled June 15th for the Narcissism IPA, Eruption Double IPA and Lucidity Pilsner, includes a first bottled, annual summer release of the Sargon IPA **available through Labor Day (only)**.

Sumerian brings INSANITY, released only ONCE a year. This limited IPA debuts as a featured pour on Friday, June 17th at the Washington Brewers Festival Father’s Day weekend! If you miss this at the brew fest, it will be available in the pub till it’s gone!

Accounts (self-distribution):

On-Tap Total 120 Accounts; namely Tavern Hall, Space Needle, Willows Lodge; Barking Frog, Levitate Gastro Pub, etc.

March 10th began Bottled Accounts, Total 15-18 and its growing; Haggen’s Foods, QFC, Metropolitan Market, Total Wine, Various Bottle Shops and More, etc.

New Beers:

Pale Biere de Garde! A style that originates from the French speaking region of Belgium. Aged 5+ months in a French Oak Barrel that once held Grenache. Very Limited and available in the Pub-only. ABV: 5.8%

NW Pale on Nitro! Hop driven in signature “NW” style. Delivering a subtle body of NW Pale malts and hopped with Cascade and Simcoe Hops from Yakima Valley. Available in the Pub-only. ABV 5.5% / IBU: 36

Willows Lodge in Woodinville partnered with Sumerian Brewing for a BIKE AND BREW promotion package. Valid Sundays only, book a room and get a Sumerian Brewing $20.00 voucher for any beer sampling, 16 oz. bottle, growler, or combination warm-braided pretzel, gourmet bratwurst or swag!

Events (upcoming call outs, full list here):

Tuesday Brews-day movies switches to Summer weekly live Music kicking off Friday, June 3rd- to September, 6-9PM on Friday’s (series here).

Sumerian Brewing participates in Sierra Nevada’s inaugural Beer Camp Across America June 11th.  Each BCAA festival includes a large array of beers from craft breweries across America, providing craft beer fans an opportunity to sample specialty brews from hundreds of local and regional brewers while interacting with some of the most influential names in craft brewing.

Sumerian celebrates “All things Italian” with Ducati and Lamborghini Sunday, July 17 at 11-4PM! This partnering collaboration series event with VP of NW Ducati Owners Club – DESMO Northwest, Bellevue Ducati, Bellevue Lamborghini and the Lamborghini Club is a must see display event!


1.  Eruption Double IPA: sumerian-brewing-co-eruption- double-ipa/1250454 (3.93)

2.  Narcissism (Single) IPA: sumerian-brewing-co- narcissism-ipa/1041099 (3.72)

3.  Lucidity Pilsner: sumerian-brewing-co-lucidity- pilsner/1043655 (3.48)

Rate Beer!
1.  Eruption Double IPA: brewers/sumerian-brewing- company/22724/ (96)

2.  Narcissism (Single) IPA: brewers/sumerian-brewing- company/22724/ (91)


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