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Elysian Brewing: What is changing in 2017?

A while ago, Joe Bisacca, CEO and one of the founders of Elysian Brewing, invited me down to Elysian Fields to talk about changes coming to Elysian Brewing in 2017. He wanted to share some of the things he was really excited about and also explain where they were still struggling on the learning curve. That learning curve being part of corporate America while still staying an innovative beer business... read more

Seattle Beer Week 2017 Kicks Off This Week

The 9th Annual Seattle Beer Week is tapped on May 4th, 2017 with it’s traditional tour of kick off parties around the Seattle area. What follows is an exciting and eclectic celebration of beer through Sunday May 14th. This year the official Seattle Beer Week Beer is Bale Breaker Brewing Co Fresh Off the Farm IPA. The official kickoff party is starts at 4:30pm at Flatstick Pub in Pioneer Square... read more

Pike XXXXX Mustard Wins Again

Pike XXXXX Stout Mustard recently won its second major award: 2017 Good Food Foods Award. The Good Foods Award is presented to products which exemplify, “tasty, authentic and responsible food systems”. Pike’s excellent stout mustard was recognized in the pantry category. Less than 200 foods and beverages were recognized by Good Foods, across all the categories nationwide. Pike XXXXX Stout... read more

20 Corners to Pour at Rockin’ Sips

New Woodinville brewery 20 Corners Brewing is a little off the beaten path. Tucked away into a cluster of warehouses northwest of the “Artisan Hill” district in Woodinville Wine Country, many probably don’t even know there is a business with its doors open to the public there. Nevertheless, beer lovers have clearly found the place and made it a destination. On a recent Thursday night the place was... read more

Day Trippin’ to Bellingham Breweries

Bellingham, just an hour and a half drive north of Seattle, has some amazing, first-rate breweries.  My brew posse and I headed up to Bellingham on a sunny, Friday morning just a few weeks ago and had Washington beer experience that surpassed all of my expectations. First and foremost, it was a sunny day in the Pacific Northwest in January!   The only planning was finding a... read more

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