Northwest Beer News

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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Chuckanut Brewery opening Portland location on December 9th

About six months ago we shared the news that Chuckanut Brewery was opening another location, Chuckanut Beer Hall, bringing its award-winning beers to Portland, Oregon….

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A rare opportunity at Alesong Brewing and Blending

Thanksgiving weekend, Alesong hosts an open house for the public. No appointment necessary. Among other attractions, they’ll dig some gems out of the cellar. You…

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Fair Isle Brewing and WA Wild team up to protect Skagit River headwaters

The headwaters of the Skagit River lie in the mountains of British Columbia. Ultimately, that is the source of the river’s bounty. Fair Isle Brewing…

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The 2021 U.S. Hop Crop Report

Hopsteiner, one of the leading hop suppliers to the brewing industry, released its 2021 U.S. Hop Crop Report on October 24th. This is an initial…

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The winning breweries and beers at Yakima Fresh Hop Ale Fest

And the winner is… Below I share the list of winning breweries and beers at this year’s Yakima Fresh Hop Ale Festival, which took place…

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Two Northwest B Corp breweries team up for interstate collaboration

Aslan Brewing and Hopworks Urban Brewery teamed up to create an interstate collab beer: Eco Freak IPA.

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Five upcoming fresh hop festivals address health/safety

Festivals exercise various levels of caution There are five fresh hop festivals happening in Pacific Northwest over the coming weeks. Probably more than that, but…

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