Craft Beer + Food 2014 Tickets On Sale Thursday

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The Washington Beer Blog is happy to announce the 4th Annual Craft Beer + Food. This wildly popular event is Seattle’s premier beer and food pairing experience. Tickets for Craft Beer + Food go on sale this Thursday, August 14 at 9:00 a.m. Craft Beer + Food moves to a new location this year, the…

Iron Horse Brewery and Icicle Brewing Team Up for Wildfire Victims

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This year’s fires in Central and Eastern Washington devastated many lives, homes and properties. And the summer is not over. The folks at Iron Horse Brewing and Icicle Brewing want to help by doing the only thing they can: make beer. Because both breweries are located in Central Washington, these two breweries know firsthand the…

Everett Craft Beer Festival This Saturday – The Beer List & More Info

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This Saturday, the Washington Beer Commission presents the 3rd Annual Everett Craft Beer Festival. The event features over 100 beers from 30 Washington breweries and takes place on the streets of downtown Everett. See the complete list of breweries and beers, along with other festival information, below. Plenty of non-fruit beers populate the beer list,…

No-Li Brewhouse Announces the Final Line Up for its Small-Batch Fest

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No-Li Brewhouse announced the final lineup for its upcoming No-Li 12 Small Batch Beer Fest. The event takes place at the brewery in Spokane on August 23, 2014 and offers attendees an opportunity to sample a selection of the brewery’s rare, small-batch beers. The event also serves as the debut of Blackfill Triticale Whiskey Barrel…

Inland Northwest Ale Trail Adds 11 New Breweries

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The Inland Northwest Ale Trail released its new map and passport on August 1st, revealing that the ale trail now consists of 27 breweries. The program, which started in August 2013, originally consisted of 16 stops, but now enters its second year with the addition of 11 more breweries. During the month of August, the Inland…

Fremont Brewing Plans to Increase Annual Production to 100k Barrels

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In a report last week, the Puget Sound Business Journal casually mentioned that Fremont Brewing Company planned to open a facility in Ballard. WHAT? Hold your horses; this is not what it seems. That story offered few details, so today I share the information that matters to beer drinkers. Indeed, Fremont Brewing does have plans…

Culinary Institute of America is Adding a Brewery

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The Culinary Institute of America will soon begin offering its students a real craft brewing experience. Recognized as one of the world’s leading centers for culinary education, the school plans to add a brewery to its main campus in New York and operate it in partnership with Brooklyn Brewery, making beer a regular part of…

Simon Majumdar Returns to American Brewing this Thursday

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This Thursday, Simon Majumdar, a best-selling author and national food celebrity, pays a visit to American Brewing Company in Edmonds. The brewery invites you to join the party at 6:00. Simon will be working the grill, cooking up some shrimp, chicken, and lamb tandoori skewers, for which they will charge a nominal fee while supplies…

Reuben’s Brews Celebrates its 2nd Anniversary All Week Long

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Reuben’s Brews accomplished a lot in its first two years of existence, winning a number of medals and receiving many other accolades, and quickly became one of Seattle’s best-loved breweries. The brewery celebrates its second anniversary this week with the release of a new beer, a brewers night event at Brouwer’s Cafe, an IPA celebration,…

Street Soccer Tournament at Naked City this Saturday

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Once again, it is time for the annual Greenwood Street Soccer Tournament. For the third year, they’ll shut down Greenwood Avenue in front of Naked City Brewery on a Saturday afternoon and transform the arterial into three soccer fields. Small goals, small balls, 3 on 3 teams. All proceeds benefit the Innovators Network at Fred…