Northwest Beer News

U.S. Open Beer Championship, the banner and the barn.

Northwest breweries win big at U.S. Open Beer Championship

Results were just announced for the 2024 U.S. Open Beer Championship. Each year the beer-judging competition is held in Oxford, Ohio. Breweries from across the nation submit beer for judging.

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PNW Beers of Pride flag.

Happy Pride Month, from the breweries of the Pacific Northwest

Once again, several breweries around the Pacific Northwest are stepping up for Pride Month. Releasing special beers, benefiting local nonprofits.

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A graph showing changing consumer trends in alcohol choices.

If they aren’t drinking beer, then what are they drinking?

If not beer, then what? A discussion about the rising popularity of craft spirits and what craft beer can learn from it.

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Label artwork for Grower 397 IPA.

If you’re into experimental hops, you’ll want to know about this beer

Double Mountain Brewery collaborates with Perrault Farms to create Grower 397 West Coast IPA. Showcasing a combination of experimental hops.

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Announcement for a brewery auction.

Laurelwood Brewing, the brewery auction has been announced

Today we announce a brewing equipment auction. Note that Laurelwood continues to make beer through its contract partners.

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Crowd of people at the Whistler Village Beer Festival.

A guide to successful beer hunting in Whistler, British Columbia

Although Whistler, BC is not typically known as a beer destination, there is good beer to be had. We provide a guide to finding the best of beer in a place best associated with outdoor adventure.

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