Trademark issue brewing – Peddler Brewing told to cease and desist

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Perhaps you’ve heard by now, but there’s a trademark issue brewing. KOMO News even did a story about it. I don’t want anyone to think I’m sleeping on the job, so I am reporting it here. Seattle’s Peddler Brewing Company recently received a cease and desist letter from Lost Coast Brewery of Eureka, California. At…

Unite Red Ale release party on Friday, April 10

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The Pink Boots Society is dedicated to one simple mission: empowering women beer professionals to advance their careers in the beer industry through education. The local chapter of this non-profit organization formed just a few months ago and hit the ground running. See our previous posts about the Pink Boots Society. March 8th was International…

Top Rung Brewing celebrates one year with 3 new beer releases

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On Saturday, April 11, Top Rung Brewing releases three new beers at the brewery and tasting room in Lacey.  The special releases commemorate the brewery’s 1st Anniversary. One of the three beers will actually be released on Friday. See the poster below. Before teaming up to open Top Rung Brewing, Jason Stoltz and Casey Stobol…

Latona Pub prepares to celebrate Earth Week

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At the Latona Pub, they celebrate Earth Day and Earth Week with some conviction. Instead of simply paying lip service, they actually do something to benefit Mother Earth. In honesty, it’s a symbolic gesture, but it’s a pretty powerful one. At the very least, it draws attention to the meaning of Earth Day. Also, events…

The real cost of your beer, brewery injuries

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I recently learned that Jeff Carlson, the head brewer at Harmon Brewing (pictured at right), has been sidelined with a bad workplace injury sustained at the brewery. A mash tun overflow sent boiling liquid down his boot. He’s okay, but its a serious injury. This brought to mind an important topic. We love to drink…

Small Batch Beer Festival at No-Li Brewhouse

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No-Li Brewhouse announces its third small-batch beer festival: No Boundary on the River 3.0. The event takes place in the beer garden at the brewery in Spokane, along the banks of the Spokane River, on Saturday, May 16 from 11:00 – 3:00. Enjoy a selection of 12 rare, barrel-aged, experimental, and infused beers. For those…

Poker and a Pint, a brewery poker run

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It’s a brewery poker run. Visit five pubs, collect a card at each, assemble your hand for a chance to win a swag bag. Five of the Seattle area’s breweries are teaming up for a fun event on the weekend of April 25 and 26. Sure, you could win some stuff, but it’s also just…

Beer Release: Wild Warehouse, Barrel Project 1, Wander Brewing

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Release notes from the brewery: Wander Barrel Project Release #1: Wild Warehouse Barrel-Aged Farmhouse Ale BELLINGHAM, WA. (April 2, 2015) Wander Brewing is excited to announce release #1 from our Wander Barrel Project, Wild Warehouse Barrel-Aged Farmhouse Ale. Wild Warehouse will be available in 750 ML bottles at the brewery beginning today, Thursday, April 2nd,…

Beer at Safeco Field 2015 – Finding the good stuff at Mariners games

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Seattle Mariners fans who enjoy good beer are in for a treat again this year thanks to Centerplate, the exclusive food, beverage and hospitality provider for Safeco Field. Centerplate and the Mariners continue to focus on making a trip to the ballpark a reflection of Seattle itself. In other words, lots of great beer and…

Beer industry jobs: Bellevue Brewing Co – Server, Greeter

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This beer industry job was originally posted on March 29, 2015. Established in 2012, the Bellevue Brewing Company is Bellevue’s first, locally owned craft brewery…and we’re continuing to grow quickly! We’ve brewed some 30+ truly inspired beers since opening, won some awards and industry recognition, and serve our world-class beers alongside some amazing, new American…