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Pyramid Snow Cap Turns 30

Pyramid Breweries’ classic Winter Warmer ale Snow Cap turns 30 this year. In celebration, Pyramid Brewery has brewed three versions for your beer drinking pleasure: Snow Cap, Super Snow Cap and Bourbon Barrel-aged Snow Cap.  Pyramid Breweries, in honor of 30 years of their iconic Snow Cap, is giving away  30 flight vouchers with Alaska Airlines!  Whereas most winter ales are... read more

2014 Tenet GSM Washington meets France

The 2014 Tenet is a Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre blend from Tenet Wines. Tenet Wines is an international collaboration to restore Syrah’s popularity and prestige. Once esteemed, Syrah fell out of favor in the 1990s.  Tenet Wines crafts three wines: a Washington Syrah, a French Syrah and a Washington Grenache, Syrah and Mourvèdre blend (GSM) – the Tenet. Washington Syrah, due to... read more

Pyramid Ditto Session IPA is Worth Repeating

When you have your nose inside a glass of Pyramid Ditto Session IPA, it’s hard to remember that it is a dark and rainy November evening. The fruity and citrus aromas of this Washington IPA take you away to warmer, sunnier times. Don’t worry you probably aren’t drunk, it is only your nose. Pyramid’s Ditto IPA clocks in at only 4.5% ABV, part of the growing trend for Session beers. By... read more

Pike Vita Blonde Coffee Ale Collaboration Celebrates Metropolitan Market

Uptown Metropolitan Market is celebrating their 10th anniversary with a unique beer brewed  just for them: Pike Vita Blonde Coffee Ale. The Pike Vita is a collaboration ale between Pike Brewing and Caffé Vita in honor of Metropolitan Market. The Pike Vita Blonde Coffee Ale was released October 21, 2016 and is now available in 22 oz bottles at Metropolitan Markets for only $4.99. Pike Brewery and the... read more

Pucker up for Blackberry Tart Sour Ale

Blackberries are juicy, sweet-tart but in Epic Ales’ Blackberry Tart Sour Ale,  that sweetness is left far behind! This refreshingly dry ale is full of intense fruity blackberry flavor. Cody used blackberry concentrate made from Washington blackberries in this Washington beer. Designed for the sour beer lover, the sourness isn’t so overwhelming that this beer is only for the sour beer lover.... read more

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