Top picks for this weekend’s Washington Beer Collaboration Festival

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“No spirits will be dampened,” assures Eric Radovich, Executive Director of the Washington Beer Commission, which is hosting the first-ever Washington Beer Collaboration Festival tomorrow and Saturday in Seattle. “The 50 brewers are under a massive 100’ x 80’ tent, and there will additional tents put up as the weather dictates.” Below I share some…

Dock Sale at Diamond Knot Brewing – great deals on great beer

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One of the things I love sharing on this blog is information about cheap beer. Obviously, I’m talking about bargains on good beer. That kind of “cheap” beer. And so, without further ado, I’m happy to tell you about the Diamond Knot Brewing Dock Sale. How about 50 percent off cases of Diamond Knot IPA…

Four women-brewed beers go on tap tomorrow at Dog and Pony Alehouse

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On March 8th, women brewers congregated at countless breweries around the world to collaboratively make beer. For International Women’s Collaboration Brew Day, women from 20 Seattle-area breweries banded together at four different breweries to share brewing duties. The chosen style for the day was gose. Tomorrow, April 21st, at 6:30, all four beers will be…

Lowercase Brewing opening in Georgetown

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Anyone who has visited the two breweries knows that Lowercase Brewing and Burdick Brewing occupy space in the same building in Seattle’s South Park neighborhood. It’s not a bad arrangement and offers some advantages, like the ability to easily share equipment. But there’s a problem. Not long ago, word came down from the authorities that…

Bartell Drugs taps into the power of classic rock, and beer

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Last July we told you about the plan for Bellevue Brewing to team-up with KZOK to create beers to benefit worthy causes. The latest beer in that series will soon be available at Bartell Drugs. On Friday, April 22nd they’ll begin filling growlers of Electric Citrus IPA. They kick it all off with a “Beer…

Ninkasi Brewing the next in line for a fresh, new look

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There must be something in the air this spring. We’ve recently reported on three local breweries reinventing their brand, to varying degrees. Now more than ever, breweries need to find a way to differentiate themselves as the beer aisle at the local grocery store gets more and more crowded. Putting a new paint job on…

Bellevue’s Geaux Brewing is going south, to Auburn

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Geaux Brewing is going south. It’s not moving all the way south to New Orleans, the city which inspired the brewery’s name and theme, but Geaux Brewing is expanding and opening a second location in South King County. The company officially announced today that it is opening its second location on Main Street in downtown…

No-Li Brewhouse introduces new-look bottles

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No-Li Brewhouse announced today that is introducing a completely new look for its 6-pack bottle line up: Poser Pale Ale, Crony NW Brown Ale, and Slacker Brass Ale. The freshly designed bottles began hitting shelves last week. This seems to be something of a trend; we’ve recently reported on two other breweries that introduced new…

New brewery opens in Bellingham – Stones Throw Brewing

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We just received a press release from Bellingham informing us that Stones Throw Brewing is now open in the city’s Fairhaven district. The taproom is open Wednesday through Sunday. One thing that sets Stones Throw Brewing apart, it is constructed out of shipping containers. We haven’t been out to see the new place yet, but…

Follow up – Rainier Beer is coming home

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We originally told you about the plan back in January, but now we get a glimpse at what the new Washington-brewed Rainier Pale Mountain Ale will look like, thanks to mybeerbuzz.com. This blog does not purport to be entirely focused on “craft beer,” but it does purport to be primarily focused on Washington beer, and…