National Beer News

PicoBrew UnPak’d invites users to fully apply their creativity

  The PicoBrew appliances offer a sleek, innovative, simplified way for people to brew their own beer at home. However, using the pre-packaged ingredients and pre-programmed…

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McMenamins Elks Temple opens in Tacoma

  The old, once-elegant Elks Temple in downtown Tacoma sat vacant for 20 years. Well, not exactly vacant, but the residents weren’t exactly welcome or legal,…

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Sierra Nevada Brewing launches Pale Ale for Trails conservation effort

  Sierra Nevada Brewing just announced a new initiative as part of its Corporate and Social Responsibility division. Pale Ale for Trails aims to conserve…

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Measuring the economic impact of beer on Washington’s economy

  The result of a recent report shows that the brewing industry contributed $1.4 billion to the state’s economy in 2017. The industry provided jobs for…

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Time to celebrate Earth Week at the Latona Pub

  Keg walking begins tomorrow! It’s an annual tradition at Latona Pub in Seattle’s Green Lake neighborhood. To celebrate Earth Day, or Earth Week, kegs…

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Celebrate National Beer Day on April 7th

  For some of us, every day is beer day, but officially April 7th is National Beer Day. There’s a simple reason why: it was…

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The folly of app-driven groupthink and its impact on craft beer

  Recently, I got my hands on some data that revealed how Washington-brewed beers rank against beers from other states. What I have, and will…

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Craft breweries see modest, continued growth in 2018

  In 2018 America’s small and independent breweries (craft breweries) realized 4 percent total growth, increasing craft’s overall market share to 13.2 percent by volume….

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