Redhook Celebrates 3 Decades of Winterhook

2014 Redhook Winterhook

SEATTLE – OCTOBER 22, 2014 – When Redhook Brewery introduced its first batch of Winterhook Ale in 1984, the Billboard Hot 100 read like a list of what would become karaoke’s greatest hits – Hall & Oates, Wham!, Billy Ocean, and Madonna were on top. 30 years and 30 recipes later, Redhook announces the release of Winterhook #30. Recipe development and brewing was overseen by Redhook Innovation Brewer Nick Crandall. Read More…

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Laurelwood Brewing Co. Hires New Brewmaster

Shane Watterman of Laurelwood Brewing

New Laurelwood Brewmaster Shane Watterson

Laurelwood Brewing Company can count it’s history of notable brewmasters on one hand, which speaks volumes considering the turnover we see in many other regional craft brewhouses with the success and quality, innovation, and consistency that this particular brand has established. Following in the footsteps Hopworks Urban Brewery’s founding brewmaster Christian Ettinger, Worthy Brewing’s first brewmaster Chad Kennedy, and most recently, well-traveled and much studied and accomplished recent brewmaster Vasilios Gletsos, Laurelwood proudly has announced the designation of our friend, brewer Shane Watterson. Watterson has been brewing with Laurelwood over the past four years. Before that, we knew him as a familiar brewery face at Deschutes Brewery. Congrats to Shane! Here’s more details from Laurelwood about Shane, his history with beer and what to expect: Read More…

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Old Town Brewing Co. Taps Grimm Collaboration Beer to Benefit Doernbecher

Old Town Brewing Portland
Portland, Ore. – (October 21, 2014) Old Town Brewing Co.® (OTB®), a locally owned and operated Portland brewery, will celebrate the season premiere of Grimm’s® fourth season on Oct. 24, 2014, with the tapping of its Wesen Wiezen specialty brew. For every pint sold, OTB will donate $2 to the Grimmster Endowment at OHSU Doernbecher Children’s Hospital. Read More…

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Stone Brewing Debuts a New Fall Release: Stone Smoked Porter w/Chocolate & Orange Peel

Stone Smoked Porter with Chocolate & Orange Peel

ESCONDIDO, CA (Oct. 20, 2014) – In time for fall, Stone Brewing Co. is introducing a new, citrus-rich chocolaty iteration of the classic year-round Stone Smoked Porter. Today, Stone Smoked Porter w/Chocolate & Orange Peel begins shipping in 22-ounce bottles and on draft at retailers, bars and restaurants in select markets nationwide. Read More…

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Ninkasi Brewing Releases Sleigh’r Dark Doüble Alt Ale and Imperiale Imperial Stout

Sleigh'r Label
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EUGENE, Ore.—Returning to Ninkasi Brewing Company’s winter line-up Sleigh’r, Dark Doüble Alt Ale, and Imperiale, Imperial Stout, will be available this month throughout Ninkasi’s distribution footprint through December.

Hailing from traditional beer styles, these beers were brewed with winter in mind – dark and smooth. Read More…

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This post was written by admin on October 16, 2014

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Rainier Beer to Celebrate Inaugural ‘R Day’ on October 24

Former Rainier Brewery

Press Release:

SEATTLE (October 10, 2014) – On Oct. 24, Rainier Beer is kicking off the first annual R Day celebration honoring the anniversary of restoring the Rainier R atop the Old Rainier Brewery. The festivities will entail a city-wide ‘Jubilee Jaunt’ though several Seattle neighborhoods. The procession will be led by a giant replica Rainier Jubilee Can, equipped with a photo podium, housed on a flatbed trailer. The aim is to create a yearly tribute to the heritage and culture of Rainier Beer. Read More…

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Full Sail’s Session and Session Black named Top Lagers Brewed in the US

Full Sail Session Lager & Black

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Hood River, OregonFull Sail Brewing Company’s Session and Session Black lagers were recently honored with gold medals at the 2014 United States Open Beer Championships. According to Beerinfo.com, these gold medals combined with results from Great American Beer Festival® and Ratebeer.com rank Session and Session Black #1 in the “Top Ten List of lagers Brewed in the United States.”  Session is ranked the #1 American Pilsner, and Session Black is ranked #1 in the Munchner Dunkel category. Read More…

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This post was written by admin on October 15, 2014

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Fort George Halloween Hellorium on October 31st

Fort George Halloween HelloriumPress Release:

Get your costume on, then get your dance on. Halloween night at Fort George Brewery blends live music, unique costume contests, and plenty of killer beers throughout the block. Read More…

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TTB Rule Reduces Burden on Small Brewers

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WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the Beer Institute, the national trade association representing brewers and beer importers, praised the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau’s (TTB) decision to simplify excise tax regulations for small brewers. Read More…

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This post was written by admin on October 3, 2014

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Worthy Brewing Releases Powder Keg Winter Ale

Worthy Powder Keg
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Bend, Oregon - As cold weather approaches, Worthy Brewing Company is releasing their Winter seasonal, Powder Keg Winter Ale. This red-hued festive IPA is loaded with hop flavor and aroma from a double dry hopping with a Centennial/Chinook and Cascade/Columbus combo. Read More…

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This post was written by D.J. Paul on October 1, 2014

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