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More Breweries on the Inland NW Ale Trail

- by Kendall Jones, Washington Beer Blog – The Inland Northwest Ale Trail released its new map and passport on August 1st, revealing that the ale trail now consists of 27 breweries. The program, which started in August 2013, originally consisted of 16 stops, but now enters its second year with the addition of 11 more[.....]

Fremont Brewing Plans to Increase Annual Production to 100k Barrels

- by Kendall Jones, Washington Beer Blog – In a report last week, the Puget Sound Business Journal casually mentioned that Fremont Brewing Company planned to open a facility in Ballard. WHAT? Hold your horses; this is not what it seems. That story offered few details, so today I share the information that matters to[.....]

Seattle Artisan Beer Tasting – An Event Benefiting Pints for Prostates

- by Kendall Jones, Washington Beer Blog – On Saturday, August 16, 2014, Draft Magazine teams up with Pike Brewing and Pints for Prostates to present Seattle Artisan Beer Tasting. The event features beer and food served up in a rooftop environment in downtown Seattle.  Along with food from Pike Brewing’s chefs, the event features cheeses[.....]

Boundary Bay Brewery Recognized for Outstanding Philanthropy

- by Kendall Jones, Washington Beer Blog – Most of Washington’s local breweries do a lot to help non-profit organizations. Whether it be in the form of beer donations that help non-profit organizations raise funds, or greater involvement in events and causes, philanthropy and beer go hand in hand, which is just one more reason[.....]

First Fresh Hop Beer of the Season

- by Kendall Jones, Washington Beer Blog – Seriously? I am not at all ready for summer to be over. But, then again, I’m always happy when the fresh hop ales start to show up, a sure sign that the final days of summer are upon us. And that’s what happens on August 9th in[.....]