Cloudburst Brewing earned the title “Brewer of the Year” at GABF

I think that most beer-lovers around the Pacific Northwest know at least the very basic history of Cloudburst Brewing. It was founded by Steve Luke,…

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Washington Beer announces big news about 2 upcoming festivals

The Washington Beer Commission has two events planned for the coming weeks. Well, they had two events planned. Now, just one. Read on. Inland Craft…

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How excited are beer consumers for fresh hop season this year?

I’ve been running a reader survey on the Washington Beer Blog regarding fresh hop beer. It’s still up there collecting data from the public, but…

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Fremont Oktoberfest returns with beer, fun, & safety on tap

Fremont Oktoberfest returns September 17 thru 19 Seattle’s largest and longest-running Oktoberfest celebration returns to the streets of Fremont for 2021. The three-day event takes…

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Yonder and Bale Breaker ready to open their Ballard taproom

Last night I attended a preview event at the newest addition to Seattle’s vibrant and still-growing Ballard Brewery District. Two companies, both based in Eastern…

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Silver City Brewery introduces two new flagships

Silver City Brewery just announced the addition of two IPAs to its regular lineup. The first will be available year-round. The second will be available…

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Chuck’s Hop Shop announces that it’s opening a third location

Get ready Seward Park, here comes Chuck! The original Chuck’s Hop Shop location opened in Greenwood back around 2009. Unless you lived in West Seattle…

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Sounders FC’s Will Bruin brews up a beer with Georgetown Brewing

Without any fanfare or hoopla, Will Bruin recently paid a visit to Georgetown Brewing in Seattle, where he helped brew a batch of beer for…

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