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Early bird tickets now on sale for BREW Seattle, the Seattle-only beer festival

Washington Beer News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 12:49pm

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How fortunate that Seattle is home to so many breweries (61 by my last count) that you can throw a beer festival featuring nothing but beers from inside the city limits. Now, I know there are some people who will quickly bemoan the fact that doing so excludes some of the great breweries that are not within city limits, but BREW Seattle is about beer brewed in Seattle and that’s all. If you don’t like it, that’s fine. The always-sold-out crowd will somehow manage to enjoy the event without you. (Blame me. I’m Seattle magazine’s beer writer and I’m the one who came up with the idea.)

Seattle magazine’s 4th Annual BREW Seattle tasting event takes place on Friday, November 3rd at Bell Harbor Marina on the Seattle waterfront. Early bird tickets are on sale now. This event will sell out. You’ll save $5 if you get your tickets by August 31st.

Along with at least 80 Seattle-brewed beers, there will be food trucks on site and live music. We will have more info about all of that as the event nears. This is a 21+ event.

Get tickets here.

 

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Beer Release – Rauch Helles, Chuckanut Brewery

Washington Beer News - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 9:01am

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Here is the release information from the brewery.

Chuckanut Brewery Taps Rauch Helles

Chuckanut Brewery has just tapped an ever-flavorful, smoky blonde lager called Rauch Helles at South Nut in Skagit Valley (11937 Higgins Airport Way, Burlington) and soon to be on at the Brewery & Kitchen in Bellingham (601 W Holly St). Chuckanut created the Rauch Helles last year in collaboration with Redhook’s experimental brewer Nick Crandall. This ionic beer captures the smoky flavors of a Rauch Lager, combined with the gentle and easy-to-drink Helles Lager making for a great summer beer to be enjoyed as a regular drinking beer or as an accompaniment to your summer barbeque. Chuckanut’s Rauch Helles won a Gold medal at the WA Beer Awards 2016.

Chuckanut Rauch Helles provides a deep, malty flavor spiked with smoky overtones due to the use of beech wood smoked malted barley. It pairs delectably with grilled sandwiches, ham, and a variety of seafood. It has an ABV of 4.7% and leaves a classic dry lager finish on the pallet. The Rauch Helles Lager style is rarely brewed in both the USA and in Germany where it was originally created.

Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen, located at 601 West Holly St, was awarded the National Small Brewpub of the Year 2009 and Small Brewing Company 2011 at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, CO. The full service “Kitchen” serves lunch, happy hour, dinner and late night food with an eclectic fresh local menu for all ages. Pint Night on Monday and Kolsch Night Tuesday’s are some of the extra activities. Chuckanut Brewery’s South Nut Tap Room is located at 11937 Higgins Airport Way, Burlington. All ages are welcome to enjoy beverages, beer garden games and games inside the Tap Room. Picnic supplies, visiting food trucks or food from home or nearby restaurants are welcome. Learn more about Chuckanut Brewery at www.chuckanutbrewery.com.

 

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Cameron Murphy Takes Over As Brewmaster At Laurelwood Brewing

Brewpublic - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 8:29am
Fresh out of graduating from Grant High School back in 2008 Cameron Murphy took his first paying job bussing tables at Laurelwood Brewing. A year later he decided that a potential career in brewing might be his calling. Just as many others that start their brewing career he began cleaning kegs in the brewhouse. Now […]
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Skamania Lodge Presents Its 2017 Celebration of Beer

Brewpublic - Fri, 08/18/2017 - 2:00am
After a one year hiatus Skamania Lodge located in the scenic Columbia River Gorge hosts its Celebration of Beer. Taking place on Saturday, September 16th, one of the premier resorts in the Gorge will be host to an afternoon of craft beer and a cidery and winery. Celebration of Beer will take place from Noon-5:00pm. […]
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Roscoe’s Hosts Other Half Brewing On August 18th

Brewpublic - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 4:27pm
A rare occurrence will take place on Friday, August 18th when Day One Distributing brings in a large offering of beers from New York City based Other Half Brewing to Roscoe’s. Founded by former Portland resident Sam Richardson along with Matt Monahan and Andrew Burman in 2014, Other Half Brewing has been creating quite a […]
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Four Seattle breweries hosting East Ballard Oktoberfest

Washington Beer News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 1:25pm

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On Saturday, September 16 four Seattle breweries invite you to come celebrate Oktoberfest on the streets of East Ballard. Starting at 1:00, the party will rotate between Stoup Brewing, Populuxe Brewing, Lucky Envelope Brewing and Reuben’s Brews. Follow the oompah band from one stop to the next. Each brewery will have at least one special Oktoberfest-themed beer on tap and each brewery will feature a food truck serving up a Bavarian-themed dish. Each brewery will also sell special, collectible glassware.

Here’s the press release with all the details about East Ballard Oktoberfest.

 

SEATTLE, WASH. (August 16, 2017) – Dust off your lederhosen and get ready to put a little oompah in your day. The Ballard Oktoberfest is coming back for its third year!

On Saturday, Sept. 16, four Ballard breweries will bring a little bit of Bavaria to the Ballard corridor with a neighborhood Oktoberfest crawl made possible in part by returning sponsor Verity Credit Union.

“Once again, Verity Credit Union is thrilled to team up with the Ballard brewing community to sponsor the Third Annual East Ballard Oktoberfest”, says Alicia Diefenbach, Community Relations Specialist.  “Spending the afternoon with our neighbors, brewers, and an amazing Oompah band is the perfect way to celebrate this community tradition.  We look forward to passing out pretzel bites and souvenir Polaroids to help attendees commemorate the day”.

The event will kick off in festive fashion with a traveling oompah band. The Oompah Machine will start playing at Stoup Brewing at 1 p.m. They will then will march revelers to Populuxe Brewing at 2 p.m., Lucky Envelope at 3 p.m. and Reuben’s Brews at 4 p.m.

Each brewery will have at least one special Oktoberfest brew and a limited-edition 0.5 liter commemorative stein or boot. You can purchase glassware for $6 empty or $10 filled.

And because it’s not a party without great food, revelers will have several options to choose from. In addition to pretzel bites provided by Verity Credit Union, each brewery will also have a food truck on site.

Here are some of the seasonal brews and bites the breweries plan to have at the celebration:

Stoup Brewing

Beer: Bavarian-style Hefeweizen, Dunkelweizen, German Pilsner & Marzen

Food Truck: The ever creative Napkin Friends is hard at work on a special that will embrace the Bavarian festivities of the day between 2 Latke potato pancakes of course!

Populuxe Brewing

Beer: Populuxe Oktoberfest and Kolsch

Food Truck: A true taste of Bavaria with schnitzel, kraut and fritz from Itty Bitty Schnitty

Lucky Envelope Brewing

Beer: Oktoberfest Vienna Lager, Helles Lager and Smoked Tea Rauch Helles

Food Truck: Ravenleaf Food Truck will serve southwest and Caribbean barbecue prepared with fresh northwest ingredients.

Reuben’s Brews

Beer: Märzen, Gose, Roggenbier, and other German styles

Food Truck: Burgerphenia will be featuring the Prague Dog: bratwurst, red kraut, spicy mustard on a brioche bun.  They’ll also be serving scrumptious burgers and dangerously delicious fries. Lekker!

Lucky Envelope Brewing, Populuxe Brewing, Reuben’s Brews and Stoup Brewing are local, family-owned craft breweries and taprooms in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle.

 

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Sumerian Brewing changing taproom to all-ages

Washington Beer News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 10:07am

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Right now Sumerian Brewing operates a 21+ taproom, but that’s about to change. The Woodinville brewery is changing its policy and allowing children at the taproom. Good news for all of you non-breeders, the taproom is big, with lots of different seating options, so hopefully you can still find some space to enjoy some grownup time.

Here’s the announcement from Sumerian Brewing about the new policy that take effect on September 1st.

Sumerian moves to All-Age Tasting Room September 1st!

Sumerian is proud to announce a tap room change to accommodating all-ages. Because our tasting room is spacious and has a variety of seating, from two separate raised bar areas to around-the-perimeter tasting room tables with chairs, and built-in benches, plus brew-house seating and a beer garden, those wanting to make it an intimate date night can still make it so, and those choosing to join their family and friends can equally find a space all their own. Now come and enjoy some delicious beer, Uli’s Famous Bratwurst, Warm-Braided pretzels and all the gourmet accompaniments and our other delicious paired snacks with your kids, friends and their families.

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The Brewmaster’s Taproom is helping feed at-risk kids

Washington Beer News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 9:49am

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It freaks me out that people go hungry in a nation of such gluttony, a land where obesity is a national epidemic. On top of that, the amount of food we throw away in a week is enough to feed most nations for a year. Actually, it is kind of embarrassing. There is enough food to go around. Nobody should go have to go hungry. Especially children who have no choice in the matter.

Down off of my high horse, I want to tell you about something The Brewmaster’s Taproom is doing to help kids get the food they need to grow and learn. An event on Friday, August 25th will help raise money for the Lunch Program at Cascade Elementary School in Renton.

Here are details about the event.

Cascade Elementary Pint Night
Friday, August 26th
noon – 11:00  PM

No child deserves to go hungry because of circumstances they can’t control, so we’re holding a fundraiser to make sure no child goes hungry this coming school year! School starts in a few weeks and we need to make sure everyone starts off on the right foot! Come drink some beer and help us raise money for the Renton School District – this time specifically for Cascade Elementary!

Some facts about Cascade Elementary:
• Student body consist of 545 students. Currently we have 67% of our student body that qualifies for free/reduce lunch.
• On average 12-15 students per day have a negative balance. A negative balance of $12.00 on their account does not allow a student to have a hot lunch which sometimes causes tears.
• There is a backpack food program that serves over 30 families. Students take home a bag of food every Friday so they have a supplement amount of food for the weekend.
• There are approx. 10 homeless families. They provide transportation to and from school, household supplies, gift cards for food and gift cards for gas. Whatever the need is, we try our best to assist.

We will donate $1 from every pint we sell to the Lunch Program for Cascade Elementary!

 

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Brewmaster’s Taproom in adopting a soccer team and you can help

Washington Beer News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 9:39am

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Do you play adult league soccer? A lot of people do. The Brewmaster’s Taproom and Starfire Sports are teaming up to create a sponsorship opportunity for one adult league team. It could even be your team. The team applications are due August 29th and then there’s an event at Brewmaster’s Taproom on Thursday, September 14th at which attendees will vote for the team they want to sponsor. (We’re talking about teams that play in the Starfire league.)

Sounds like a good reason to get your team together for a night of beer drinking. Twist my arm, right? That’s why you play all that soccer, right? So you can spend some calories on beer.

Here are details about the program and the event.

Renton, WA – The Brewmaster’s Taproom is trying something new to help support Starfire Sports, a large soccer facility located in Tukwila, WA – most well-known for housing the practice facility for The Seattle Sounders, but also runs a variety of youth and adult soccer programming, including adult indoor and outdoor soccer leagues.

Brewmaster’s will be hosting a pint night to raise money to sponsor a local team for participation in Starfire’s adult leagues, and allow their customers to vote for the team they want to sponsor on Thursday, September 14th between 6:00pm and 9:00pm.

Brewmaster’s will be providing an application to current and prospective teams for all of Starfire’s adult soccer leagues. They have six questions for the team to get to know them a bit better that will be due by Tuesday, August 29th. They will then invite the top three teams to the taproom on Thursday, September 14th where the top teams will lobby friends and customers for their votes.

On Thursday, September 14th each pint that is purchased will come with a ticket. That ticket is a “vote” for the team you want us to sponsor. The teams will be required to be there to explain to you why you should vote for them. The more beers you buy, the more votes you have.

This new concept of fundraising is the brainchild of Starfire CEO, Ben Oliver. Oliver is a regular at the taproom and approached Marley Rall, owner of Brewmaster’s about trying this idea out. Oliver mused, “With Marley’s background in fundraising, I thought this would be the perfect place to attempt this new model of sponsoring local teams. If it’s successful we look forward to approaching other local taprooms, pups and breweries about sponsorship.”

Starfire Sports is a 501(c)3 nonprofit and is the epicenter of soccer in the Pacific Northwest. Located minutes from Seattle, WA; the 54-acre campus features: 12 outdoor and 2 indoor pitches, Starfire Stadium with spectator capacity of 4,000, a world-class athletic center, sports performance center and physical therapy.

The Brewmaster’s Taproom is located in Renton, WA right up the hill from Renton City Hall. They offer over 20 taps of craft beer and over 150 bottles. The kid- and dog-friendly establishment offers TVs to watch the Seahawks, Sounders and Mariners, along with a great outdoor seating area.

 

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Stoup Brewing hosting a Yard Party Saturday, August 26th

Washington Beer News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 9:30am

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On Saturday, August 26th Stoup Brewing is throwing a Yard Party. What’s that? Well, they’re taking over the vacant yard next to their beer garden, setting up a stage for live music, and having big shindig.

“Taking over this area for the day will effectively quadruple our outdoor space,” said Lara Zahaba, one of Stoup’s Co-Owners. “And one more bar in the yard means we will have four places for customers to easily grab a beer.”

Live music will kick off at 2:00, First up, BRAWNS, a funk/rock/jazz influenced quartet that features Stoup Brewing’s own Cam Hancock. Next, SILVER TREASON is bringing a little bit of country and a little bit of Rock-n-Roll west of the mountains from Spokane. Then, local beer legend Larry Rock’s band, PLANET FLY, will get funky at 6:00. Finally, GOLDEN IDOLS are headlining at 8:00 with a promise to “make you dance, and laugh, and have the best time ever in the history of anything.”

Seattle Children’s Museum will also be on site with activities for the whole family. “This is not a drop-off area,” cautions Zahaba. “But parents will be able to enjoy a beer while helping their little ones with a fun project.”

Guests should arrive via the main entrance where adults will be carded and given a wrist band for easy identification at any of the four bars. Beer will be available in the main tap room, outside in the beer garden, Upstairs (our 21+, pet free zone) and by the stage in the extended yard. This 4th bar will be a cash bar though tokens good for one pint may also be purchased inside with a credit card.

FOOD

Wicked Good Grinders will set up shop out front from 1:00 – 8:00. For desert, or just a treat, Nutty Squirrel Gelato will dish it up from 2:00 – 6:00. Raney Bro’s BBQ will be in the yard near the stage from 2:00 -9:00. Beez Neez Sausages will be there from 3:00 – 7:00.

 

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No-Li Brewhouse announces upcoming small-batch beer festival

Washington Beer News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 9:21am

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No-Li Brewhouse in Spokane just announced the return of its FrostFest, a small-batch beer festival. They’ve been doing small-batch fests like this since 2014. The event isn’t until December, but tickets are on sale. This time they’re going big, moving the festivities away from the brewery and taking over the Spokane Arena concourse. It’s a pre-game beer fest. Hockey game that night.

Tickets are on sale now for what they describe as a “winter carnival of entertainment, food, music, ice carving and, of course beer.” They’ll pour a dozen one-off beers, including barrel-aged creations and other interesting brews.

No-Li FrostFest, Small-Batch Beer Fest
Saturday, December 9
2:00 pm to 6:00 pm

You must buy your tickets in advance. The $30 ticket price includes a T-shirt, a tasting glass and five beer pours (four-ounce). Tickets here: http://www.ticketswest.com/events/no-li-brewhouses-frost-fest/228540/

That night, immediately following FrostFest, the Spokane Chiefs face off against the Seattle Thunderbirds. The additional cost is only $10.00 to attend the game. You can add that option when you buy your FrostFest tickets.

 

 

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Kirkland Oktoberfest, downtown waterfront September 22 – 24

Washington Beer News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 9:12am

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Kirkland Oktoberfest takes over the shores of Lake Washington at Marina Park Pavilion in downtown Kirkland. The event runs for three days: Friday, September 22nd thru Sunday, September 24th.

Along with all the beer, the event features lots of fun activities to keep your body active and your blood flowing. Things like human foos ball, stein-hoisting competitions, corn hole, keg-rolling races, and more. Don’t forget to wear you lederhosen because there will be a costume contest. Along with that, traditional German oompah music will fill the air (live oompah music, no less).

The Biergarten includes: the Festhalle with long, communal tables, festivalgoers swaying arm in arm and traditional German biers served in liter and half liter stiens; the SportHaus, where you can watch the football game and enjoy the aforementioned activities; and the Sausagehaus, where you can enjoy traditional German grub. Along with that, food trucks, Northwest craft brewers (in das Kraft Bier Keller), and more.

Sunday is dog day at the festival. In addition to the annual Wiener Dog Races, you are welcome to bring your pooch to the festival with you. Pets not allowed on Friday and Saturday.

Advance tickets are $25 ($35 at the door). They also have a “more beer” option available, as well as three-day passes. This is a 21+ event.

See the event website for all the details.

Marina Park Pavilion
25 Lakeshore Plaza
Kirkland, WA 98033

Festival Hours

Friday 5 PM -11 PM

Saturday 11 AM – 11 PM

Sunday 11 AM – 6 PM

 

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Fresh hop beer season has arrived – beers and festivals are here

Washington Beer News - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 8:54am

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Each year it seems the very first sign of fresh hop beer season involves Two Beers Brewing. For whatever reason, they have a line on some early hops. Apparently grown on one particular side of one particular hill on one particular hop farm, these hops are the first to “come ready” every year. On Wednesday, August 9th the hops were harvested, immediately driven to Seattle, and then hand-picked from the bines by a group of enthusiastic volunteers. Within 24 hours these hops found their way into the brew kettle.

Don’t know what all this “fresh hop” talk is about, check out this post I did a few years back.

Two Beers Brewing releases its first batch of 2017 Fresh Hop IPA on Wednesday, August 23rd at the brewery’s taproom in Seattle. Soon thereafter it will be available in cans. In the coming weeks a lot of other breweries will begin to release their fresh hop creations.

One of the best ways to enjoy fresh hop beer is to attend one of the region’s three fresh hop beer festivals. Although it may be tough to get tickets for the Yakima Fresh Hop Ale Festival, and even tougher to get a hotel room in Yakima that weekend, the events in Seattle and Hood River should have plenty of tickets remaining.

Here’s information about all three festivals.

Hood River Hops Fest

September 23, 2017
Noon – 8:00
Location: Columbia Lot, 5th and Columbia, downtown, Hood River, OR 97031
Contact: (541) 386-2000
Website

Presented by CH2M and awarded silver medal for best beer festival from the Willamette Week, Oregon Beer Awards, the Hood River Hops Fest is an annual celebration of beer’s bitter friend, freshly harvested hops. Hood River County is surrounded by world-renowned hop growing regions, and since 2003 brewers have gathered each September in downtown Hood River to share their fresh-hop beer creations. The family friendly event features a variety of food vendors, over 50 breweries with over 75 fresh hop beers, rocking live music, and an awesome collectable mug. Mark your calendars this is a festival not to be missed!

  • 21+ Entry Only Ticket: $10
  • 21+ Beer Garden Ticket: $15 presale; $20 day-of. Includes entry, commemorative glass mug and five 3.5 oz. taste tokens
  • Under 21: Free admission. Note: The venue is open to people 21 or older only from 5pm until closing at 8pm

Yakima Fresh Hop Ale Festival

Fresh Hop Ale Festival will be hosted at the Millennium Plaza in downtown Yakima WA. Party starts at 5 PM September 30th, 2017. VIP’s get access one hour early (4 PM)

General Admission Tickets include:

  • Access to over 40+ breweries
  • Wineries & Cideries
  • Live Music
  • Collectible Pint Glass
  • Special Beers on Beer Bike
  • Food & merchandise available
  • Beer Garden Games
  • $10 Scrip
  • $45 Per Ticket

4th Street Theatre Beer Experience tickets include:

  • Must check in through the 4th Street Theater. Luxury Beer lounge.
  • 3:00 PM exclusive early entry into 4th Street Beer Experience
  • 4:00 PM early entrance into festival grounds
  • Gourmet catered food
  • Exclusive Beers & Wine
  • Meet and greet brewers
  • Exclusive bottle sampling
  • Private access through the theatre to festival grounds
  • Exclusive BEER Experience Glass
  • Ample seating
  • Includes $20 in drink scrip
  • Private bathrooms
  • Dance Floor
  • Fresh Hop Ale Festival General Admission
  • $150
  • Does not include entrance to the VIP Garden

There are also VIP tables and single tickets available. For more information, visit the website.

2nd Annual Seattle Fresh Hops Festival

Saturday, October 7th, 2017
Hale’s Palladium
4301 Leary Way NW
1-4 pm & 6-9 pm
Tickets $25 Advance/ $30 Door
CLICK HERE for tickets!

If you love hops, you can’t miss the 2nd Annual Seattle Fresh Hops Festival! TWO sessions to choose from! 20+ breweries will sample just released fresh hops brews. Food and sliders will be available from Hale’s.

The Yakima Valley of Washington State is one of the most important hop growing regions in the world. Because of the boom in the beer industry, especially craft brewing in the U.S., demand for hops is at an all-time high. And our own Yakima Valley contains approximately 75% of the total U.S. hop acreage! Approximately 2/3’s of the hops produced in the Yakima Valley are exported to countries all over the globe. Depending on the variety of hops, growers begin to harvest late August thru September.

Once a year brewmasters descend on Yakima’s Hop Country to hand pick their favorite varieties of hops, all with varying degrees of bitterness and aromatics. And they can’t wait to brew a batch or too with what they’ve chosen! Join in the fun and experience the wide range of fresh hop style beers and see what the excitement is all about!

  • 20 Corners Brewing
  • Bad Jimmy’s Brewery
  • Cole Street Brewing
  • Diamond Knot Craft Brewing
  • Elysian Brewing Company
  • Fremont Brewing
  • Lowercase Brewing
  • Lucky Envelope Brewing
  • pFriem Family Brewers
  • Rogue Ales
  • Triplehorn Brewing Co
  • Wingman Brewers
  • More TBA

 

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Culmination Brewing & Imperial Brewers Dinner

Brewpublic - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 8:03am
One of our favorite chefs in Portland is preparing to host his next Brewers Dinner. Vitaly Paley, owner/chef at downtown Portland’s Imperial will host Culmination Brewing on Saturday, September 30th for a Culmination Brewers Dinner. Paley who also owns two other restaurants, Headwaters and The Crown, all located on SW Broadway will team up with […]
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Firestone Walker Launches Its New Propagator Pilot Brewhouse with Generation 1 IPA

Brewpublic - Thu, 08/17/2017 - 7:11am
Firestone Walker Brewing has recently added a new brewery to its arsenal with the opening of The Propagator in Venice, California. This delayed project has just begun releasing its first beers and the first beer formulated and brewed at its new R&D program is Generation 1 IPA, an unfiltered IPA. “Generation 1 was our first […]
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Copperworks Distilling is looking for a brewer. Yes, a brewer

Washington Beer News - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 4:21pm

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Copperworks Distilling Company of Seattle is looking for a well-rounded individual to become an assistant distiller and help out a day or two in the tasting room. Why is this relevant to the people who read this beer blog? Because Jason Parker, the co-founder of Copperworks, says that he’s looking for someone with brewing experience. Job description and requirements below.

“We want this person to have brewing experience, rather than distilling experience,” says Parker. “Why a brewer and not a distiller? Because we distill a high-quality mash, made more like a beer than the “mash” most distilleries make. And, we want someone who understands the importance of working hard, keeping everything spotlessly clean, and being part of a team. Plus, we don’t want to have to un-train sloppy distilling behavior. We’d rather train how to distill than how to brew and CIP.”

Here the job info

Distiller, retail sales, and brand ambassador

Copperworks Distilling, located on the Seattle waterfront, is looking for an intelligent, motivated, and enthusiastic person to join our team. As a successful distillery in a growth phase, Copperworks can offer significant opportunities within the company to the right individual. Come grow with us!
If you believe you’re a great fit, please send a resume and brief cover letter to

Work @ CopperworksDistilling.com

In the cellar you will be primarily responsible for:
– Assisting with contract wash production at our various partner breweries
– CIP of fermenters, receivers, hoses, and fittings
– Fermentation management and recording
Assisting with bottling
– General cleaning and equipment maintenance (floors, forklift, ph meter, etc.)
– Barrel management and recording
In the stillhouse, you will assist with most aspects of production, including:
– Assisting with the distillation of spirits
– Charging stills to correct proof and volume
– Cleaning stills
– Logging distillation data during production
– Transfering, weighing, and proofing spirits
You will create a superlative customer experience by performing public and back-office duties, including:
– Tasting room opening and closing procedures
– Serving customers in the tasting room
– Preparing orders for shipment and assisting in managing shipping supplies
– Assisting in backroom inventory
– Representing Copperworks at various events both on-site and at off-site locations

Job Requirements: The ideal candidate is highly motivated, enthusiastic, and exhibits both a love for production and comfort in communicating with the public. Two years of cellar experience in a production distillery or brewery is preferred.

– MAST Certified or certification within 60 days of employment
– Working weekend days, holidays, and evenings will be required
– 21 years of age or older
– Valid driver’s license and can operate (or willing to learn to operate) a 26’ box truck
– Ability to operate forklift, material lift, and pallet jack (training and certification provided)
– Ability to lift at least 55 lb., move at least 180 lb., and work standing for several hours
– Ability to work safely around chemicals, heights, loud noises, and wet environments
– A strong interest in or passion for distilled spirits history, use, production, and science

Benefits: 401K (eligible to enroll after 12 months of employment) Salary dependent on experience

 

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Rogue Eastside Pub & Pilot Brewery Cold Brew IPA Patio Party

Brewpublic - Wed, 08/16/2017 - 1:31pm
After releasing its Cold Brew IPA that combined a unique IPA brewed with Rogue Farm grown hops and then blended with Stumptown Coffee Roasters’ Cold Brew Coffee two years ago, now Rogue Ales has added its Cold Brew IPA to 12 ounce cans. To launch this new packaged format Rogue Eastside Pub & Pilot Brewery will host a […]
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Boneyard Beer and Gerber Partner on Sharkbelly IPA

Brewpublic - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 8:57pm
PORTLAND, OREGON (August 15th, 2017) – GERBER boasts a long history in the Pacific Northwest, designing quality knives and tools that are purpose built for hard working individuals and outdoor enthusiasts. The products may vary in application and user, but one appreciation runs true throughout the greater PNW: that of a good craft beer. When […]
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New Belgium Brewing Unveils New Wood Cellar Reserve, Belgian Reserve and Belgian Collection

Brewpublic - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 3:46pm
Ft. Collins, Colo., August 15, 2017 – New Belgium Brewing is unveiling an ambitious reimagining of its specialty portfolio with the launch of three premium series – Wood Cellar Reserve, Belgian Reserve and Belgian Collection. Releases within these series showcase the brewery’s Belgian roots and provide a platform for small-batch barrel-aged experimentation. “When we set out to reinvigorate one […]
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Total Eclipse of a Beer – Complete Oregon Brewery Guide to the 2017 Solar Eclipse

Brewpublic - Tue, 08/15/2017 - 3:00am
The last time a Total Solar Eclipse has crossed the entire United States of America from the Pacific Coast to the Atlantic Coast has been 99 years. This year’s total solar eclipse will begin at 10:15am PDT in Lincoln Beach along the Oregon Coast and will pass through a total of 12 states when it […]
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