Washington Beer News

This weekend, Fruit Scoot n Boogie in Snohomish

This weekend in Snohomish, Washington, five breweries will participate in Fruit Scoot n Boogie. It’s a sort of collaboration beer fest at five locations.

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Quick Picks – a cheat sheet for the 2022 WA Brewers Festival

I have scoured the list of 450-ish beers that Washington brewers intend to pour at this weekend’s Washington Brewers Festival. Below I provide a list…

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What to expect at the Washington Brewers Festival this weekend

Time for the Washington Brewers Festival. I’ve checked out all available information and have some marching orders for you, along with some critical intel.

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Fullers versus Foggy Noggin – a guided tasting experience

You are invited to a guided, comparative tasting event featuring beers from Fullers Brewery versus beers from Foggy Noggin Brewing. Led by a former Fullers head brewer. Limited tickets available, so don’t delay.

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A happy trend – live music at local brewery taprooms, at last

More and more breweries are hosting live music these days. That’s a good thing, especially when done properly.

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The Hale’s Ale Brewery finds a new, out-of-state owner

Seattle’s Hale’s Ales Brewery has been sold. The building, not the brand/beers. The new owner is offering it as turnkey brewery opportunity, or something else. The new owner is a development company out of California.

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The 400+ beers that will pour at the Washington Brewers Festival this year

We now have the complete list 400+ beers that 97 Washington breweries will pour over the course of the Washington Brewers Festival. Three-day event, Father’s Day weekend, at Marymoor Park in Redmond.

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Washington breweries steppin’ up for Pride this year

This year, more than any year I can remember, a lot of local breweries feel inspired to create beers that embrace the ethos of inclusion and diversity. Other breweries found different ways to celebrate and support Pride. After all, love is love and so is beer.

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