First visit to Counterbalance Brewing

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Earlier this week I reported that the brewery and tasting room was open, but I didn’t visit until yesterday. I arrived at Counterbalance Brewing in Georgetown just a few minutes after the taproom opened on a Wednesday afternoon and joined four fellas sitting at the bar. Jeff, one of the owners, was pouring the beers…

Beer Release: Bill’sner Pils, Hale’s Ale Brewery

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Hale’s Ales is pleased to announce a Limited Release of Bill’sner Pils 2015. Seattle, WA – February 25th 2015 – Pilsners are back!  The beer style your dad, and probably his dad, so enjoyed is receiving new attention from craft brewers and craft beer lovers all over the region. And, with the release of Bill’sner Pils, Hale’s Ales…

Beer Release: Molten Lava Imperial IPA, Double Mountain Brewery

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Double Mountain Molten Lava Imperial IPA Returns Hood River, OR—February, 25th, 2015 —Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom releases their seasonal Molten Lava Imperial IPA. A taproom favorite since 2008, this aggressive IPA is currently available on draft and by bottle at the Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom located in downtown Hood River. Molten Lava can be found in…

Acadian Farms and Brewery shuts down, moves on

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Last summer we reported that Skamania County was threatening to shut down Acadian Farms and Brewery. Eventually the owners, Benton and Nicole Bernard, came to terms with the County, but apparently the resulting compromises helped to make the business unsustainable. The couple recently decided to sell both the farm and the brewery and move on….

Ninkasi Brewing explores music and beer collaboration

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When done well, both beer and music serve as forms of expression for the creative soul. Sure, there is skill, science, and technology involved in the production of both music and beer, but at the core they are each a manifestation of the individual’s artistic vision. Ninkasi Brewing Company understands the kinship between music and…

Barleywine Bacchanal starts Saturday at the Beveridge Place Pub

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This Saturday, the 13th Annual Barleywine Bacchanal kicks off at the Beveridge Place Pub. For an entire week, the pub offers 30 taps pouring the biggest, most bodacious brews from near and far. The selection rotates daily and in the overall collection includes more than 70 beers. Keep an eye on Faceboook and Twitter for…

Upcoming big beer events at Watershed Pub and Kitchen

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Updated 2/26/15 The Watershed Pub and Kitchen opened near Northgate Mall almost a year ago. With the big day approaching, the pub planned some special events, including an Imperial Stout Fest, a Barleywine Fest, and an anniversary celebration. Ben Curran, owner/operator at Watershed, says, “While we have been hosting some cool events—beer releases, live music,…

Herbert’s Legendary Cask Fest Ale – Version 2015

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Today is Herbert’s Brew Day. Several local brewers gathered at Postdoc Brewing in Redmond to formulate and brew Herbert’s Legendary Cask Fest Ale, which will be released on Monday, March 23 at Latona Pub and will thereafter be available at a select few pubs around the area. Then, as always, you can drink it at…

Beer Release: Wisdom Seeker, Black Raven Brewing

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This Saturday at noon, Black Raven Brewing releases Wisdom Seeker Double IPA at the brewery in Redmond. Available in 22-ounce bottles, with a limit of one case per person. Below, the release notes from the brewery. NEW BEER RELEASE “Wisdom Seeker” Double IPA Release date: Saturday 2/28/2015 @Noon Almost everyone’s favorite double IPA is making an…

Postdoc Brewing – Grand Opening celebration this Friday

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They started pouring beer at the Postdoc taproom in Redmond back in December, but now they’re ready to celebrate the brewery’s opening in grand style. Join Postdoc Brewing this Friday, February 27th for a celebration at the brewery’s taproom. The party starts at noon. Ten beers on tap, cask ale, and food from Happy Grillmore…