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Brewology at Pacific Science Center on March 22nd

Washington Beer News - Tue, 03/12/2019 - 1:23pm

By Kendall Jones, Washington Beer Blog

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The Pacific Science Center presents Brewology

The event was originally scheduled for early February, but the winter weather demanded a date change. Now that the snow storms have passed (fingers crossed), the Pacific Science Center presents Brewology on Friday, March 22nd from 7:00 – 10:00.

At the event, attendees are invited to not only sample a bunch of beer and cider, and talk to the brewers, but also to explore the Pacific Science Center after hours. Ticket includes your tastings along with demonstrations and activities. After all, this is the Pacific Science Center.

This is a 21+ event. Tickets are $45 for Science Center members and $50 for non-members. Get your tickets at the event website.

Event website

Participating breweries include:

20 Corners Brewing Co.
Bosk Brew Works
Boundary Bay Brewing Co.
Counterbalance Brewing Company
Dru Bru Brewery
Elysian Brewing Company
Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery
Hellbent Brewing Company
Icicle Brewing Company
Iron Horse Brewery
Jellyfish Brewing Company
Lucky Envelope Brewing
Mac & Jack’s Brewing Co.
Maritime Pacific Brewing Co.
Peddler Brewing
Skagit Valley Malting
Sound Craft Seltzer Co.
Two Beers Brewing
West Seattle Brewing Company

Cider producers:

2 Towns Ciderhouse
Portland Cider Company
Schilling Cider
Seattle Cider Co.

 

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The first-ever Washington Craft Beer Summit – make your plans now

Washington Beer News - Tue, 03/12/2019 - 12:27pm

By Kendall Jones, Washington Beer Blog

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In a state with over 400 breweries, it is an idea whose time has come. 

Attention everyone involved in the local brewing industry —  breweries, manufacturers, and suppliers. The Washington Brewers Guild presents the Washington Craft Beer Summit on November 7th thru 9th in Puyallup. The three-day event will feature educational seminars on brewing, marketing, compliance, front-of-house operations, and other pertinent topics. All of it geared towards breweries in Washington. Also, this will be a tradeshow. Exhibitors and sponsors can find out more about those opportunities via the event website.

In addition to the educational breakouts and the trade show, the Washington Craft Beer Summit will feature two industry receptions.

For more info, visit the event website. We will share more information as the event nears. In the meantime, mark your calendars and make your plans.

 

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Do you know what E6PR stands for? Harmon Brewing thinks you should

Washington Beer News - Tue, 03/12/2019 - 9:02am

By Kendall Jones, Washington Beer Blog

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I’ve heard E6PR referred to as Edible Six Pack Rings and Eco Six Pack Rings, but the company that developed and manufactures the new product refers to it as “ecofriendly six pack rings.” The E6PR is exactly what it sounds like: a next-generation, environmentally responsible six-pack holder. As such, this six-pack holder is NOT made of plastic. Rather, the E6PR is made from composted material, which makes it biodegradable and even edible.

This innovative, eco-conscious product recently started finding its way into the world of craft beer. Among other breweries embracing the technology, Harmon Brewing of Tacoma, Washington is using the E6PR to package its Salish Sea Orca Lager, a beer that benefits marine wildlife restoration and preservation.

The Evolution of Species

As a child, I was taught to cut up those old-fashioned, clear plastic, loop-style six-pack rings so birds and other wildlife did not find themselves ensnared by the hoops. Today, those kinds of six-pack holders are made of a photo-degradable plastic that is lighter than water, so they float on the surface and degrade in the light. That is, they degrade eventually, not immediately and not quickly. Before they degrade, they continue to be a danger to wildlife.

The next real leap forward in six-pack technology came with the introduction of the reusable, snap style six-pack holder. This is what you see most craft breweries use these days. Reusable, yes, but more often recycled. The big advantage from an environmental standpoint is that there is no noose in which unwitting birds, turtles or other critters can stick their necks or beaks.

According to the manufacturer, “When disposed of properly, the E6PR finds its way to a compostable facility, where it will degrade in days, and when, unfortunately, left out in open land or a water system, it will degrade in a matter of weeks. Another encouraging fact of our product is that it’s made from compostable organic materials that do not cause harm to wildlife in case of ingestion.”

More Fish, More Whales

Like any ecosystem, in Puget Sound and the Salish Sea wildlife species are interdependent. The well being of one species depends on the well being of another. Supporting the health of one supports the health of all.

“We are supporting Northwest Salmon Research in their endeavor to raise more Chinook salmon for the dying South Resident Killer Whale population in Puget Sound,” says Jason Forgey, brewer at Harmon Brewing. Northwest Salmon Research is a group of conservationists and fishermen who identify and support salmon habitat restoration, wild stock preservation and enhancement programs through research, education and public awareness.

“Cans of our Salish Sea Orca Lager are currently being sold at Total Wine, Harbor Greens (Tacoma and Gig Harbor), Local Boys (Purdy), and Tacoma Boys (Tacoma location),” says Forgey. “With your help [customer demand and increased awareness], we may be able to get into more Seattle area stores and create awareness for Northwest Salmon Research.”

It’s all about awareness. In addition to donating proceeds from the sale of Salish Sea Orca Lager to Northwest Salmon Research, Harmon Brewing hopes to draw attention to this new six-pack technology. Time will tell if the E6PR will enjoy wider acceptance across the industry.

 

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Von Ebert Brewing Updates Its Food Menu With the Addition of Executive Chef Jackson Wyatt

Brewpublic - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 11:29pm
Bringing over 15 years of experience in the food and beverage industry, Jackson Wyatt has been hired as the new Executive Chef for Von Ebert Brewing. Wyatt began his career at Henry’s Tavern while attending Western Culinary Institute in Portland. He then went on to work at Bridgeport Ale House, South Park Seafood, Cafe Castagna, […]
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Tabs for Trees – a program to benefit the Arbor Day Foundation

Washington Beer News - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 2:00pm

By Kendall Jones, Washington Beer Blog

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Do you like trees? Stupid question, eh? Who doesn’t like trees? Rainier Beer is once again stepping up to raise funds for the Arbor Day Foundation with its Tabs for Trees fundraising campaign. If you find yourself drinking a Rainier Beer in the near future, you’ll notice the red tab on the can. Collect those red tabs and return them to Rainier Beer and they’ll make a donation to the Arbor Day Foundation. That’s the short version.

Here is the press release about the program, including information on how to return your tabs.

Tabs for Trees 2019:

Rainier and the Arbor Day Foundation Issue “Last Call” For Annual Tree Planting Drive

With one month left to participate, Rainier is putting the call out across Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana to help achieve this year’s goal by the end of March.

SEATTLE – March 6, 2019 – In what has become an honored annual tradition, Rainier Beer is again partnering with the Arbor Day Foundation and local environmental stewardship groups on its fifth annual Tabs for Trees campaign. Since 2014, Rainier has planted more than 100,000 trees across the Pacific Northwest as part of Tabs for Trees. This year, Rainier’s goal is to plant an additional 20,000 trees – 5,000 each across Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana.

Through the end of March, Rainier Beer cans feature a special red Tabs for Trees tab. Lovers of the outdoors and beer are invited to support Tabs for Trees by collecting the red tabs and turning them in at one of over 200 participating bars and restaurants across the region.

“Caring for the environment and the communities in the Northwest is central to Rainier’s culture and true to our brand,” said Rainier Brewing Company’s Brand Manager Michael Scott. “The Tabs for Trees program provides a special opportunity for us to make a positive impact on the health and future of our forests while sharing the experience with our employees, our loyal customers as well as newcomers to the region we call home.”

For every 24 tabs collected (the number of cans in a case of beer) and returned to Rainier, one tree will be planted to help sustain the forests of the Pacific Northwest.

“We salute Rainier and their stewardship of America’s forests,” said Dan Lambe, president, Arbor Day Foundation. “Because of their Tabs for Trees initiative and the trees planted the air and water in the Pacific Northwest will be cleaner and natural wildlife habitat will be restored.”

If participants can’t make it out to their local pub before the end of the month, the special tabs can also be mailed to the following address (postmarked no later than March 31, 2019):

Rainier Beer Tabs for Trees
P.O. BOX 5980
Dept., 839233
Kalamazoo, MI 49003-5980
For more information on #TabsForTrees, visit www.RainierBeer.com/TabsForTrees

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Local breweries team up on behalf of a friend of the industry

Washington Beer News - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 1:46pm

By Kendall Jones, Washington Beer Blog

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I think we’re all familiar with the saying: “Well, it’s not like it’s brain surgery or anything.” It’s meant to suggest that something is easy or simple. Thing is, sometimes it is exactly like brain surgery. No one is more familiar with that fact than Laurel, one of the owners at Ounces, a family-friendly taproom and beer garden in West Seattle. She was recently diagnosed with a brain tumor and will soon face brain surgery.

Laurel and her bar are fiercely loyal to local beer and, in turn, local breweries are loyal to her. Ounces is teaming up with 15 local breweries to raise funds for the American Brain Tumor Association (or ABTA). On Thursday, March 28th each brewery will tap a certain beer at its taproom for the cause, donating $1 for each pint sold. Also, at Ounces, they will do the same, tapping into a collection of beers.

Keep an eye on the Ounces Facebook page for more info. The exact taplist is forthcoming.

Partner Breweries:

Holy Mountain Brewing
Stoup Brewing
Urban Family Brewing Company
Matchless Brewing
Aslan Brewing Company
Lowercase Brewing
Georgetown Brewing
Rooftop Brewing Company
Chainline Brewing Company
Counterbalance Brewing Company
Standard Brewing
Optimism Brewing Company
Jellyfish Brewing Company
Seapine Brewing Company
Two Beers Brewing Co.

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Alesong Brewing & Blending Announces Beer List for 2019 Alesong & Friends

Brewpublic - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 5:22am
The second installment of Alesong & Friends returns on Saturday, March 16th to Alesong Brewing & Blending in Eugene, Oregon. Last year during Eugene Beer Week, Alesong Brewing brought together a few of its friends in the brewing industry to be part of its first Alesong & Friends. This year’s lineup is just as impressive, […]
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Pelican Brewing Hosts its 2nd Annual Beer + Cheese Event

Brewpublic - Mon, 03/11/2019 - 2:00am
Out along the Oregon Coast in Tillamook County resides an impressive number of dairy farms, something you notice when entering the city of Tillamook on Oregon Highway 6. The county is also home to Pelican Brewing at its original location in Pacific City and its five-year-old production brewery in Tillamook. On Saturday, April 13th, Pelican […]
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Belmont Station to Host Ecliptic Brewing Phobos Single Hop Red Ale Appreciation Party

Brewpublic - Sat, 03/09/2019 - 5:12am
On Tuesday, March 12th, Ecliptic Brewing will be serving up its latest can release for Phobos Single Hop Red Ale at Belmont Station. Phobos Single Hop Red Ale takes its name from the moon of the planet Mars. The beer uses eight malts that deliver the beer’s red hue and caramel flavor. Using only Azacca […]
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Great Notion Brewing Bourbon Barrel Double Stack 2018 Single Bottle Release

Brewpublic - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 8:49am
Back in December 2018, Great Notion Brewing & Barrel House released its Bourbon Barrel Double Stack in an exclusive gift box priced at an astonishing $125. The trendy brewer put together 500 of these custom-built wooden box sets that included two 500mL wax-dipped bottles of Bourbon Barrel Double Stack, BBDS Stemless Sahm Sensorik, BBDS beanie, and BBDS bottle […]
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McMenamins Brewery Releases Coolship No. 3 at 23rd Avenue Bottle Shop

Brewpublic - Fri, 03/08/2019 - 1:00am
About one year ago, McMenamins Edgefield Brewery released its inaugural beer brewed on its coolship. This evening, McMenamins 23rd Avenue Bottle Shop will release the brewer’s third beer from its coolship program with Coolship No. 3. On Friday, March 8th from 6:00-8:00pm, the 23rd Avenue Bottle Shop will serve Coolship No. 3 on draft and […]
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Central Oregon Beer Week & Central Oregon Hombrewers Organization 2019 COBW Pro-Am Homebrew Competition

Brewpublic - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 9:14pm
Bend, OR – March 7, 2019 – Imagine getting to brew your very own homebrew recipe on a local brewery’s commercial system and your beer being served at locations around town! How cool would it be for your family, friends and fellow homebrewers to see your beer and your name on the beer list? Well, […]
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Boundary Bay Brewery celebrates A Year of Murray

Washington Beer News - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 1:21pm

By Kendall Jones, Washington Beer Blog

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Movie screenings and a specially brewed beer celebrate the career of Bill Murray 

Everyone has a favorite Bill Murray movie. For me, it might be The Life Aquatic, but you can’t go wrong with Caddy Shack. Boundary Bay Brewery and Bistro in Bellingham has a few Murray favorites, so this year they’re celebrating A Year of Murray with special movie showings in the Mountain Room along with the release of a special beer. The events will include Bill Murray trivia, free popcorn, giveaways, and other Murray-themed activities.

Here is the info straight from the brewery:

At Boundary Bay Brewery, 2019 is being celebrated as “A Year of Murray.” Each month a quintessential Bill Murray film will be screened in the Mountain Room at Boundary Bay. The series began with “Groundhog Day” in February and will continue with “Space Jam” on March 23rd. “Ghostbusters”, “Meatballs”, “Caddyshack” and many more will be included in the screenings at some point this year.  Murray will awe audiences with his quick wit and comedic relief in classics so hilarious that it makes you want to say “it just doesn’t matter” to your regular weekday routine.

Most screenings are 21+, however a few films are rated PG, allowing all-ages to attend. Doors and bar opens 30 minutes before the film starts.

The series will include Bill Murray Trivia, free popcorn, giveaways and other activities. “A Year of Murray” is intended to engage both the average and avid Bill Murray fan by celebrating some of Murray’s best performances in a community environment.

In honor of “A Year of Murray,” Boundary Bay Brewery brewed “Murricane IPA.” This big, hop-forward Northwest IPA explodes with a bouquet of citrusy aromas. Murricane IPA will be served during each Bill Murray film screening, in addition to a few other Boundary Bay beer styles, while supplies last.

More information on the Year of Murray: Bill Murray film screenings can be found at bbaybrewery.com/events or Boundary Bay’s Facebook page.

Independently owned and operated, Boundary Bay Brewery and Bistro has been making great handcrafted beer and fresh, local food for the Bellingham community since 1995.

Boundary Bay Brewery houses a Taproom and family-friendly Bistro, located in a restored historic 1922 warehouse in Downtown Bellingham, across from the Saturday Farmer’s Market.  We have a deck for outdoor dining and a dog-friendly Beer Garden where you can enjoy BBQs, outdoor concerts and nonprofit events during the Summer. For more information, visit www.bbaybrewery.com.

 

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Foggy Noggin Brewing celebrating 9th Anniversary with a weekend of events

Washington Beer News - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 9:36am

By Kendall Jones, Washington Beer Blog

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Nine years ago, when Foggy Noggin Brewing opened, the local beer landscape looked a lot different. Located in a residential neighborhood, where homes are built on large, wooded lots, on the outskirts of Bothell and the fringe of Woodinville, Foggy Noggin was pretty much the only brewery out there. Now it is one of many breweries in the area.

Still, Foggy Noggin Brewing remains an outlier and there really isn’t anything else quite like it: a small brewery in a backyard shed and a taproom built in the garage at the family home. When the taproom is open on weekends, the crowd usually spills out onto patio furniture in the driveway. As you might imagine, it’s a family affair and the Jamesons welcome you to enjoy their beer.

March 14th through 17th, Foggy Noggin Brewing celebrates its ninth anniversary. Here’s what they’ve planned:

Thursday – March 14th (6pm – 7:30pm)- SORRY, THIS ONE IS SOLD OUT ALREADY. Foggy Noggin Anniversary Ale Vertical Tasting Event. March 14th (6-7:30pm). This is the event you just can’t miss. Tasting of all 9 years of our Anniversary Ale(English Old Ale). 2011, 2012, 2013, 2104, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019.

Friday – March 15th (3pm – 7pm) – Join us as we celebrate our 9th Anniversary this weekend. We release our 2019 Anniversary Ale (English Old Ale) 6.8% ABV – 55 IBU on tap and limited 22 ounce bottles ($5/bottle). We will have some vintage years of Anniversary Ale on tap, until the kegs are blown.

FRIDAY SPECIAL EVENT- We will tap a Cask of 2019 Anniversary Ale at 3pm. Each of the 3 days of our Anniversary Celebration, the first 16 can get our extremely rare 9th Anniversary Pint Glass, filled with our 2019 Anniversary Ale for $12 and take home the glass.

Saturday – March 16th (12-5pm) – Join us as we celebrate our 9th Anniversary this weekend.  We release our 2019 Anniversary Ale (English Old Ale) 6.8% ABV – 55 IBU on tap and limited 22 ounce bottles ($5/bottle).  We will have some vintage years of Anniversary Ale on tap, until the kegs are blown.

SATURDAY SPECIAL EVENT- Enjoy our Fn beers and have a piece of Anniversary Cake, while it lasts. Each of the 3 days of our Anniversary Celebration, the first 16 can get our extremely rare 9th Anniversary Pint Glass, filled with our 2019 Anniversary Ale for $12 and take home the glass.

Sunday – March 17th – (12-5pm)- Join us as we celebrate our 9th Anniversary this weekend.  We release our 2019 Anniversary Ale (English Old Ale) 6.8% ABV – 55 IBU on tap and limited 22 ounce bottles ($5/bottle).  We will have some vintage years of Anniversary Ale on tap, until the kegs are blown.

SUNDAY SPECIAL EVENT- Every Fn beer you order will give you a ticket for drawings hourly for cool Fn merchandise. Each of the 3 days of our Anniversary Celebration, the first 16 can get our extremely rare 9th Anniversary Pint Glass, filled with our 2019 Anniversary Ale for $12 and take home the glass.

Foggy Noggin Brewing
22329 53rd Ave SE
Bothell, WA 98021
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Last Call For 2019 Tabs for Trees From Rainier Beer

Brewpublic - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 1:00am
In addition to filling the beer needs of Pacific Northwesterners, Rainier Beer is also keen on planting trees throughout Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana. Once again Rainier Beer is partnering with the Arbor Day Foundation and local environmental stewardship groups on its fifth annual Tabs for Trees. Since 2014, Rainier has planted more than 100,000 […]
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Cascade Brewing March Beer Releases – Brunch Line + Tropical Embers

Brewpublic - Thu, 03/07/2019 - 12:01am
During the month of March, Cascade Brewing will release two new beers in bottles and on draft. The first release, Brunch Line will take place on Friday, March 8th. This will be followed by Tropical Embers, a collaboration beer brewed with Beachwood Blendery that will be released on Friday, March 15th. Both beers will be available […]
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Peddler Brewing celebrates 6th Anniversary this Saturday

Washington Beer News - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 2:21pm

By Kendall Jones, Washington Beer Blog

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Peddler Brewing is about to turn six. You are invited to join the celebration this Saturday, March 9th at the brewery’s taproom in Ballard. At the event, they’ll offer celebratory glassware (pictured above), special beers, live music, and a chance to cheers with Peddler’s owners Dave and Haley (the owners), as well as their baby, Colin.

“I’m specifically excited about the commemorative glass we have this year, says Haley Keller. “It’s designed by the graphic designer (and good friend) who did our logo and also the shipping container graffiti art in our beer garden. Dave and I, along with our 6mo old baby Colin, will be at the brewery from 11am-11pm to cheers with our customers!  Having a baby and owning a business is a lot . . . and that’s worth celebrating too!”

For $14 you’ll get the commemorative glass and two drink tickets. Get the glass only for $5. They have 600 of the glasses and there will be a limit of 4 per customer.

Peddler will tap into a keg of its Le Mont Ventoux aged Belg

Live music by Rattlesnail starting at 5:00. Lively old-time fiddle tunes.

Keep an eye on the event page for more info.

https://www.facebook.com/events/415675745905683/

 

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Rock Bottom Presents 2019 Fire Chief Ale Tapping Party

Brewpublic - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 11:30am
Rock Bottom Brewery in downtown Portland returns with its annual fundraiser when the Fire Chief Ale Tapping Party takes place on Thursday, March 7th from 5:30-8:30pm. Each year Rock Bottom partners with a charity to raise money from the sale of Fire Chief Ale. Its charitable partners for 2019 are Portland Fire and Rescue and […]
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The 20th Annual Cask Fest, March 23rd in Seattle

Washington Beer News - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 10:14am

By Kendall Jones, Washington Beer Blog

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It’s March, and you know what that means. The clocks move an hour forward, the calendar flips over to spring, and Washington beer lovers celebrate cask-conditioned beer. The Washington Brewers Guild presents the 20th Annual Cask Fest on Saturday, March 23rd at Seattle Center’s Exhibition Hall. Tickets are on sale now for this often sold-out event. There are two sessions: one in the afternoon and one in the evening.

In all, at least 28 Washington breweries will bring cask-conditioned creations to the event. See the list of breweries below. We’ll have the list of beers soon. Like there will be in excess of 60 cask-conditioned beers poured at the event. This year, the participants have been asked to bring barrel-aged beers and/or wild-fermented ales to the festival in addition to the more-expected beer styles.

Once again, the event sees the release (limited release) of Herbert’s Legendary Cask Fest Ale. Brewed once per year, usually as a collaboration between multiple breweries, this Northwest-Style Amber Ale is created to honor Bert Grant, a craft beer pioneer who opened the nation’s first post-Prohibition brewpub in Yakima back in 1981. The 2019 version of Bert’s was brewed at Anacortes Brewing with malt from Skagit Valley Malting and is dry-hopped with Simcoe hops.

This year, Herbert’s Legendary Cask Fest Ale will be the WABL beer, available only to members of Washington Beer Lovers (WABL), the official fan club of Washington beer. If you go to at least one festival per year, your annual membership pays for itself. It only cost $30 to join WABL and that includes a T-shirt, so the other benefits are just gravy. Read more about WABL here.

Cask Fest
Saturday, March 23rd, 2019
Seattle Center Exhibition Hall
First Session: Noon-4 p.m.
Second Session: 5:30-9:30 p.m.
Tickets and event info here

Brewery Lineup (beer list coming soon):

Anacortes Brewery
Black Raven Brewing
Boundary Bay Brewery
Crucible Brewing Co.
Diamond Knot Brewing Co
Ellliott Bay Brewing Co.
Figurehead Brewing Company
Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery
Fremont Brewing
Georgetown Brewing Company
Hales Ales
Headless Mumby Brewing
Hellbent Brewing Company
Jellyfish Brewing
Kulshan Brewing Co.
Maritime Pacific Brewing Co.
McMenamins Breweries
North Sound Brewing
Old Stove Brewing
Postrdoc Brewing
Ram Restaurant & Brewery
Reuben’s Brews
Rooftop Brewing Company
Silver City Brewery
Slaughter County Brewery
Stoup Brewing
Sumerian Brewing Co.
Triplehorn Brewing festival? 

 

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Ghostfish Brewing creates a beer to benefit marine wildlife

Washington Beer News - Wed, 03/06/2019 - 9:49am

By Kendall Jones, Washington Beer Blog

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This Saturday, March 9th Ghostfish Brewing releases a special beer at its taproom in Seattle’s SoDo neighborhood. Killer Ale IPA was brewed to benefit a local marine mammal protection organization.

The beer and the partnership between the brewery and Orca Protection and Rescue (OPR) is the result of a chance encounter between one of the brewery owners and the captain of a whale watching boat.

“I met Captain Hobbes while I was a passenger on his whale watch tour boat last summer,” says Brian Thiel, co-owner of Ghostfish Brewing. “What I learned about the Southern Resident Killer Whales (SRKW) that day from Captain Hobbes left me pondering what I could do to help improve their survival.”

Founded in 2018 by Captain Hobbes Buchanan, Orca Protection and Rescue is dedicated to the protection and rescue of all marine wildlife in the Salish Sea, by reducing private and commercial vessel harassment, assisting with strandings and entanglements, and ridding the waters of ghost fishing gear, marine debris, and plastics.

“Brian seemed like he really cared about the whales so I decided to approach him with this partnership idea,” says Captain Hobbes. “Who doesn’t love whales and ales? It just seemed like a match made in heaven and a great way to raise funds to help save these magnificent animals. Orca whales are looking like the canaries in the coal mine. If we don’t act now to save them, we humans are the next to go.”

Join Ghostfish Brewing and members of the OPR organization to celebrate this partnership and the release of Killer Ale IPA at an educational-themed launch party at the brewery’s taproom on March 9, from 2:00 until 5:00. On the day of the event, the brewery will donate $1.00 from any beer purchased at the taproom.

At the event, representatives of the OPR will speak on various topics pertinent to their organization’s mission as they relate to the Southern Resident Killer Whales (SRKW) population of the Salish Sea. The main topics include food, harassment, noise, and marine debris and plastics.

Killer Ale IPA will be available in limited 4-packs of 16-oz cans and on draft at the Ghostfish Brewery Taproom. Also at select retail locations throughout Washington. Ten percent of the proceeds from the sale of Killer Ale IPA benefits the OPR.

“With the Killer Ale IPA project, we’re hoping to inspire many others to make small positive steps to help our environment,” says Brian Thiel. “The Killer Ale IPA cans will be held together in a 4-pack carrier made of eco and animal-friendly, paper-based beverage board material from Fishbone Packaging. A small, yet important step for Ghostfish Brewing to be more environmentally responsible.”

Ghostfish Brewing
942 1st Ave S.
Seattle, WA 98134

 

 

 

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