Attention hop lovers: Washington Hop Mob returns for 2022

Love hoppy beers? Then you’ll be excited to hear that Washington Hop Mob returns in 2022. The celebration of Washington-brewed, super-hopped beers kicks off on…

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Get our anniversary beer: Winter IPA by 7 Seas Brewing

The Washington Beer Blog teamed up with 7 Seas Brewing to create Winter IPA, a beer to commemorate our 13th anniversary.

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Ball Corporation postpones its new aluminum can policy changes

At the behest of a US Senator and the Brewers Association, Ball Corporation announces it is delaying a new policy.

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The Shambles reopens with a new concept during its transition

When The Shambles closed recently, it appeared to be the end of The Shambles as we knew it. But hold on! While the owners are…

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Yakima’s Hop Capital Brewing merges with an Oregon brewery

A Yakima-based brewery just announced a merger with an Oregon brewery. Hop Capital Brewing merged with Ridgewalker Brewing. Let’s rewind for a moment. Hop Capital…

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Bipartisan legislation to help breweries ship beer to consumers

Help pass the USPS Shipping Equity Act Recently introduced legislation would enable breweries to use the United States Postal Service to ship beer directly to…

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District Brewing plans to open a second location, in Ferndale

A couple weeks ago a friend sent me a photo (above) that suggested District Brewing intended to open a location in Ferndale. As the picture…

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Year in Review: the 10 most-read beer stories of 2021

No joke. The Washington Beer Blog published over 400 stories in 2021. That’s a lot. As of December 28th, 590,679 unique visitors viewed a total…

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