Author: Kendall Jones

Freelance writer, freestyle beer drinker, and producer of the Washington Beer Blog.

A happy trend – live music at local brewery taprooms, at last

More and more breweries are hosting live music these days. That’s a good thing, especially when done properly.

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Beer releases found on Instagram this week (6/10/22)

This week’s roundup of Washington-brewed beer releases heard about on Instagram. Scouring the IG so you don’t have to. I know some of you don’t do Instagram, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t know things.

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A sustainability webinar, presented by Hopsteiner

Hopsteiner presents a free webinar to help breweries make better decisions regarding the sustainability of their processes. Registration now open for the event on Tuesday, June 21st.

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WA Beer Commission’s statewide summer beer fest schedule

The WA Beer Commission announces its lineup of summer beer festivals. We have info about upcoming events in Bremerton and Vancouver. Also, it all wraps up in Spokane in September.

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The Hale’s Ale Brewery finds a new, out-of-state owner

Seattle’s Hale’s Ales Brewery has been sold. The building, not the brand/beers. The new owner is offering it as turnkey brewery opportunity, or something else. The new owner is a development company out of California.

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The 400+ beers that will pour at the Washington Brewers Festival this year

We now have the complete list 400+ beers that 97 Washington breweries will pour over the course of the Washington Brewers Festival. Three-day event, Father’s Day weekend, at Marymoor Park in Redmond.

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Washington breweries steppin’ up for Pride this year

This year, more than any year I can remember, a lot of local breweries feel inspired to create beers that embrace the ethos of inclusion and diversity. Other breweries found different ways to celebrate and support Pride. After all, love is love and so is beer.

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Aslan Brewing celebrating its 8th anniversary this Saturday

On Saturday, June 4th, Aslan Brewing celebrates its 8th anniversary at the brewpub in Bellingham. Also, the festivities spill around the corner to the Aslan Depot. Live music, face painting, and a petting zoo are just part of the hoopla.

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