Black Raven Releasing Splinters Strong Scotch Ale


Tomorrow at noon the brewery unlocks the cage and lets another rare bird spread its wings. Be kind. Be polite. Remember, it’s only beer. Very good beer, but only beer. That said, tomorrow (Saturday, July 19) Black Raven Brewing releases this year’s version of Splinters Strong Scotch Ale, one of its barrel-aged masterpieces. “Last Splinters…

PNA Summer Beer Taste This Saturday in Seattle


Just a quick not here to remind you all about Saturday’s PNA Beer Taste in Seattle. BEERZILLA! 9th Annual PNA Summer Beer Taste Saturday, July 19, 2014, 4-7 pm Phinney Center Lower Parking Lot Tickets: $25 for PNA members, $30 for General Public and $10 for Designated Drivers

Reuben’s Brews Phones Home with London Calling English Pale Ale


Reuben’s Brews introduced a very special beer last night (July 16) at its brewery and tasting room in Ballard. If you’re a person who recognizes the name Ledley King, the event was even more special than the beer. Anyone who’s spoken with Adam Robbings, the Brewmaster and owner at Reuben’s Brews, is keenly aware of…

Yes, It’s Time to Start Thinking About Pumpkin Beer


I don’t want to bring you down, but summer will not last forever. Don’t shoot the messenger; it’s actually Elysian Brewing that’s bumming you out with all this “autumn” nonsense. We have news about this  year’s Great Pumpkin Beer Festival. It’s silly and whimsical, which is a good thing for a beer festival. It has…

Conquer Your Thirst & Hunger Like a Voracious Norman


The theme is conquest and voracious curiosity at Seattle’s newest food + beer destination, Bell + Whete. This new eatery and drinkery opened last Saturday to the cheers of Belltown’s beer lovers, who watched patiently for the last few months as workers put the finishing touches on the new restaurant and bar. Across the street…

Beers Made by Walking, Event Next Week in Seattle


Seattle has great parks. Too often people don’t take advantage of that fact. For example, Discovery Park is a marvelous place to go for nice long walk. Next Tuesday, July 22 you can do that with some brewers and learn some stuff along the way. This little hiking adventure is part of a program called…

pFriem Family Brewers Celebrates 2nd Anniversary on Aug. 2nd


While this blog typically focuses on breweries and events north of the border, Hood River is just barely Oregon and pFriem Family Brewers is one of our favorite breweries in the Northwest, so today we share information about the brewery’s upcoming anniversary party.  On Saturday, August 2nd pFriem Family Brewers invites you to join them…

Narrows Brewing Celebrates 1st Anniversary this Saturday


Congratulations to Narrows Brewing Company, which celebrates its first anniversary at the brewery in Tacoma this Saturday. The party will spill out of the taproom into the brewhouse and the adjoining warehouse, and onto the deck. Even if you cannot attend the party, stop by and wish them a happy birthday. In case you have…

This Weekend in Wenatchee – SummerFest ROCKS!


This weekend, the first-ever SummerFest rocks Wenatchee with beer, music and more. In all, 15 breweries will pour at SummerFest, including local, east side breweries like Alpine Brewing (Oroville), Badger Mountain Brewing (Wenatchee), and Icicle Brewing (Leavenworth). Along with a bunch of good beer, the event features two stages, eight bands, a car show, a…

Brewshed Alliance Beer Fest in Seattle, July 31


Updated July 23 -  It’s official the Washington Beer Blog is now a Brewshed Alliance Partner, along with a couple dozen local breweries. That’s just one more reason why you should attend this beer festival on Thursday, July 31st at Hale’s Palladium. Good beers for a good cause. Beer drinkers have plenty of reasons to…