Garden Path Fermentation celebrates its third anniversary

Garden Path Fermentation celebrates three years of beautiful beers. A few years ago we learned that two employees were leaving Jester King Brewery, an esteemed…

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Washington brewery production report for 2020

Beer Production Totals Drop 16 Percent Earlier this week I shared news from the Brewers Association that craft beer production in the U.S. realized a…

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Students brewing beer at Central Washington University.

Changes brewing for Central Washington University’s brewing program

Since its inception nearly a decade ago, the craft brewing programs at Central Washington University have been popular. In 2015, the program graduated from a…

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Lucky Envelope Brewing, Italian Pilsner

Lucky Envelope brewing introduces three seasonal beers

Italian pilsner, or Italian-style pilsner, is now officially a thing. That’s why I recently did a story about it — because more and more Italian…

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Lumen Field beer report and the glaring lack thereof

Each year I do an annual “beer at the ballpark” report to help guide beer lovers to the good stuff at Mariners games. I do…

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Brewers Association releases annual craft beer production report

Not surprising, but here it is In 2020, small and independent brewers (craft brewers) collectively produced 23.1 million barrels of beer and realized a 9%…

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crowd at the Washington Brewers Festival.

Washington Brewers Fest postponed ’til 2022, but there’s also good news

We’ve been waiting for the official announcement, figuring it was going to come. The Washington Brewers Festival, usually held on Father’s Day weekend at Marymoor…

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Photo of the crowd at the GABF.

GABF cancels festival for the second year, but the competition is on

The picture above pretty much explains it all. By most indications, our nation is headed in the right direction in the battle against the virus,…

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