Northwest Beer News

Washington Brewers Guild Hires Executive Director

The Washington Brewers Guild recently announced the hire of its first-ever Executive Director*. Before sharing details of this news, I want to clarify something because…

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Anheuser-Busch and Big Sky Brewing Lock Horns in Trademark Battle

Businesses must protect their trademarks. Brand confusion can be devastating for a business. Yada, yada, yada. It’s all true, but I still find it an…

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A Frequent-Flyer Plan for Cosmic Tripsters

Last week I posted a story about McMenamins’ progress in developing two new properties in Washington, one in Tacoma and the other in Bothell. Writing…

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Update on McMenamin’s two new properties in Washington

For some time now we have been tracking the progress (or lack thereof) on two new McMenamins properties in Washington state. First, the historic Elk’s…

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Bad Jimmy’s Brewing opening to the public this Friday

This Friday, December 27, Bad Jimmy’s Brewing opens its doors to the public. Call it a Christmas miracle. Original reports suggested that the brewery would…

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Strange Brewfest 2014 – event details announced, tickets on sale

Rarely does an event live up to its name as well as Strange Brewfest. Every year this beloved event attracts a huge crowd of beer…

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Grizzly Ciderworks gets more than inspiration from craft beer

Yes, the Washington Beer Blog’s focus remains on beer, but we enjoy craft cider and do not mind sharing cider info with you from time…

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Coming to America – Meet Central City Brewers

Great Artisan Beverage Company just announced that it will begin distributing beer from Central City Brewers across the Pacific Northwest. Located in Surrey, British Columbia,…

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