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Beer School with Master Cicerone® Rich Higgins at Belmont Station
Jan
26
1:00 PM13:00

Beer School with Master Cicerone® Rich Higgins at Belmont Station

Glass will be in session at Belmont Station for this double-header day of beer learning, using sensory science to uncover brewing technique, assess beer quality, and blind taste beer.

Session 1: Beer Off-Flavors Tasting Seminar (1:00 - 3:00 PM):

How beer is brewed, aged, and handled can sometimes create flaws called off-flavors. This session is a double tasting of beers spiked with 12 common off-flavors, and concludes with a blind taste test to try out your new skill. From sour lactic acid to eggy sulfides, learn what they taste like, how to prevent them from occurring, and in which beer styles they can be acceptable.

Session 2: Deductive Beer Tasting Method (3:30 - 6:00 PM):

Higgins has developed a Deductive Beer Tasting Method and teaches this class to help both novice and advanced tasters hone their palates. Higgins, who is a Certified Sommelier in addition to being a Master Cicerone®, says “Sommeliers have an incredibly useful deductive method for tasting wine. Beer is more complex than wine, and Cicerones, brewers, and beer fans deserve a proper method for consistent tasting, description, and comprehension of all that a beer has to say.” Students in this class will receive a downloadable Guide to the Method during the class.

After the school day’s final bell rings at 6 PM, Higgins will offer his favorite version of “open office hours.” He’ll be found mingling in the biercafe to meet and greet. No doubt, he’ll be fielding questions from aspiring Cicerones studying for February’s upcoming Portland Certified Cicerone® Exam.

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Beer School discounted tickets are available for $115 for both sessions, and are also available per-session from $60-$75. Event information and tickets are available right here.

 
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Food Tech Meetup: The Future of Beer at Pike Brewing Company
Jan
29
6:00 PM18:00

Food Tech Meetup: The Future of Beer at Pike Brewing Company

Food Tech Meetup: The Future of Beer

Pike Brewing is thrilled to collaborate with The Spoon on their next Food Tech Meetup: The Future of Beer. This Meetup is free to the public, but tickets are limited. The Spoon’s Food Tech Meetups are a popular panel series exploring the intersection of food and tech featuring field experts and pioneers. Hosted in the Microbrewery Museum within Pike Brewing Company’s The Pike Pub, ticket-holders will be welcomed with complimentary snacks and a Pike beer.

Moderator:

Erin James, Editor-In-Chief of Sip Northwest

Panelists:

Drew Gillespie, President of Pike Brewing Company

Annie Johnson, Master Brewer in Residence at PicoBrew

Scott Riefler, VP of Science at Tarukino

 Join us January 29, 6-8pm at Pike Brewing Company. Tickets available here.

image courtesy Pike Brewing Company

image courtesy Pike Brewing Company

 
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BEERlesque at Brouwer's Cafe
Jan
31
7:00 PM19:00

BEERlesque at Brouwer's Cafe

Press Release

BEERlesque – A special evening of world-class beer and the ladies of burlesque to show us how it’s done withn grace and style.

After the rousing success of last year, it was inevitable that we’d give it another go at hosting one of our favorite events of 2018. This year’s performers will be Boom Boom L’Roux, Ruby Mimosa, Lady Drew Blood, and Amara Strutt. Joining us once again to MC will be none other than Sailor St. Claire.

 Like last year, this will be a ticketed event and proceeds will go to charity. The charity this year will be the Old Dog Haven, a wonderful organization dedicated to taking care and finding forever homes for older pups. Tickets are $30 and include a beer from one of the partner breweries – Ayinger, Brasserie du Bocq,Dupont, Lindeman’s, and Weihenstephan.

There will be a change in protocol this year, however. Doors will open at 7 and the show will begin at 9. This will allow attendees to order and enjoy dinner beforehand. Dinner service will end when the show begins to limit interruptions.

Please go to www.brownpapertickets.com to secure your ticket to what we’re sure will be a sold out show.

For more information on the Old Dog Haven, please visit: www.olddoghaven.org

For more information on the performers, please visit:

http://www.sailorstclaire.com

www.AmaraStrutt.com

www.burlesqueboutique.com/ruby-mimosa/

www.facebook.com/LadyDrewBloodBurlesque/

www.boomboomlroux.com/about

 
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Chinese New Year Celebration at Lucky Envelope Brewing! (Day 1)
Feb
5
12:00 PM12:00

Chinese New Year Celebration at Lucky Envelope Brewing! (Day 1)

image sourced from Lucky Envelope Brewing Company

image sourced from Lucky Envelope Brewing Company

Chinese New Year falls on February 5th in 2019. To celebrate the Year of the Earth Pig we'll be throwing a 2-day party at the tasting room from Friday, February 1st to Saturday, February 2nd!!!

We'll have a full lineup of CNY beers, including customer favorites returning for the holiday:
Mijiaya Historic Chinese Beer
Lychee Sour
Buddha's Hand Citron IPA

Stay tuned for some BIG beer announcements!

We'll have a very limited quantity of 2019 Year of the Earth Pig T-Shirts that will go on sale when we open on Friday at Noon.

As a gift to our amazing customers, the first 88 people each day will receive a lucky envelope with redeemable coupons for branded merch and a variety of discounts.

Panda Dim Sum food truck will be onsite serving both days.

Gong Xi Fa Cai
恭喜发财

Looking for the Feb 2nd Event Page?
https://www.facebook.com/events/1986350521451374/

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Chocofest 2019 at Pike Brewing Company
Feb
10
6:00 PM18:00

Chocofest 2019 at Pike Brewing Company

Fall in love with beer, chocolate, and savory bites at Pike Chocofest! This culinary adventure celebrates Valentine's Day in Seattle with unlimited food bites from premiere local restaurants and talented chocolatiers, alongside delicious sips from local brewers, wineries, and distillers. Chocofest benefits Washington Trails Association (WTA), who work to mobilize hikers and everyone who loves the outdoors to explore, steward, and champion trails and public lands. Pike is honored to be partnering with WTA for the first time this year, and our goal is to raise $10,000 for them in a single night.

Held at Pike Brewing Company on Sunday, February 10, 6-9pm, Chocofest is Pike's biggest event of the year, welcoming 900 attendees. To achieve an event of this size, Pike uses all three levels of our downtown space at 1415 First Avenue including the brewery, Tankard & Tun and The Pike Pub, as well as the Pike Place Market atrium. Known for selling out yearly, Chocofest is one of Pike’s most popular events of the year. Chocofest is not only a fan favorite, it’s also been praised over the years as a must-attend event, including these kind words:

 

“Wildly popular […] One of my favorite events of the year.”—Kendall Jones, Washington Beer Blog

“This event was made for pre-funking Valentine’s Day.”—Rosin Saez, Seattle Met

“More than your money’s worth.”—Kayda Norma, Seattle Refined

“An event you won’t soon forget.”—Michael Dieterle, Craft Beer Monger

 

Chocofest tickets are the perfect last minute Christmas gift. Ideal for foodies, craft beverage aficionados, nature lovers, and folks who love experiential gifts over material goods. Tickets can be purchased here.

 

Pike Brewing Company is an independent craft brewery founded in 1989. Located in Seattle's iconic Pike Place Public Market neighborhood, Pike Brewing Company is home to two restaurants,The Pike Pub and Tankard & Tun.

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Craft Beverage Dinner featuring Côte Bonneville, Co Dinn Cellars, and Varietal Beer Company at Bon Vino's Bistro & Bakery LLC
Jan
19
5:00 PM17:00

Craft Beverage Dinner featuring Côte Bonneville, Co Dinn Cellars, and Varietal Beer Company at Bon Vino's Bistro & Bakery LLC

Come together with three Craft Beverage Makers in Sunnyside on January 19th.  Côte Bonneville, Co Dinn Cellars, and Varietal Beer Company are teaming up again!  Share in an evening of fun, flavor, and celebration of what makes Sunnyside and the Yakima Valley such a special place.  The four course dinner is created and hosted by Roger Hazzard of Bon Vinos.  Coming from out of town?  Stay at Sunnyside Inn and get 10% off with the code CBASS when booked directly.  Get tickets and mark your calendar now!

image sourced from  Varietal Brewing’s Facebook  page

image sourced from Varietal Brewing’s Facebook page

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Chuck's CD 5th Anniversary Party at Chuck's Hop Shop in the Central District
Jan
19
11:00 AM11:00

Chuck's CD 5th Anniversary Party at Chuck's Hop Shop in the Central District

It's once again time to celebrate the anniversary of Chuck's Hop Shop CD! As has become our custom, we're assembling the dankest draft list we can muster. You can expect Barrel Aged Stouts, Sours, Barrel Aged Barleywines, and many more incredible beers!

This year Modern Times PDX brewed us a draft exclusive Hazy IPA!

Draft List TBA!

 
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Buoy Foeder Series Bottle Release at Belmont Station
Jan
18
5:00 PM17:00

Buoy Foeder Series Bottle Release at Belmont Station

Buoy Beer Company releases the first batch of their Foeder Series, bottled in refillable 500ml bottles, right here at Belmont Station!

A total of three variations of Buoy Beer's first Foeder release will include a Brett Saison, a dry-hopped Brett Saison, and a Brett Saison with cranberries.

Buoy will release the first two, Brett Saison and Dry-Hopped Brett Saison on Jan. 18 at Belmont Station. The third release, Brett Saison with Cranberries, still needs some time and will be released later in the season.

 
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Fanny Bay Oyster Bar: Seafood & Brews Dinner
Jan
14
7:30 PM19:30

Fanny Bay Oyster Bar: Seafood & Brews Dinner

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Join us for our second pairing dinner of the season!

Executive Chef Chris Andraza curates a hand crafted four-course seafood menu to accompany some of the season’s best beers from Black Kettle Brewing, including an exlcusive Fanny Bay Oyster Stout brewed just for this event! Join us for Seafood & Brews this Jan. 14th at 7:30pm at our downtown Vancouver oyster bar location. We will be bumping Soul & Blues music, drinking great local beer, and having a shucking good time! For more information please call us at 778.379.9510.

Ticket price includes the meal & beer tasting, gratuity, and taxes.

Sample Menu:

Fresh Oysters

Crab & Beef Carpaccio

Porchetta & Prawns

Dessert

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Holy Mountain Beer Dinner & Full Restaurant Takeover at The Shambles
Jan
14
6:00 PM18:00

Holy Mountain Beer Dinner & Full Restaurant Takeover at The Shambles

Holy Mountain comes to The Shambles—for one night only
In a special pairing event that will take over the entire restaurant, beer and meat lovers alike will want to sign up for a 5-course dinner and paired drinks event at The Shambles on Monday, January 14th, 2019, from 6-11 pm. This dinner features five courses from from Chef Seamus Platt, complete with an interesting assortment of perfectly paired beer and other beverages.

$125 per person (before taxes and service charge). Give The Shambles a call at 206.659.0074 to reserve your spot.

 
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Jester King (20)19 Tap Takeover at The Masonry (in Fremont)
Jan
10
5:00 PM17:00

Jester King (20)19 Tap Takeover at The Masonry (in Fremont)

It's 2019 and why not kick it off by tapping 19 kegs from one of our favorite breweries. The fine folks at Jester King were kind enough to send us a whole mess of awesome beers to celebrate with, join us and drink some of the best they have to offer.

Tap list
Biere de Blanc du Bois 2017
Biere de Blanc du Bois 2018
Biere de Coupage 2017
Biere de Coupage 2018
Colonel Toby
Correlation
Detritivore
Fen Tao
Grim Harvest
La Vie en Rose
Le Petit Prince
Meowzah!
Noble King
Omniscience & Proselytism 2017
Omniscience & Proselytism 2018
Snorkel
SPON
Super Ultra Mega Hyperforce
Vague Recollection

We'll also have bottles available of:
Biere de Blanc du Bois
Biere de Coupage (green bottle)
Birra di Sangiovese
Cerveza de Tempranillo
CRU-55
SPON
SPON Raspberry & Cherry

 
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Brewery Release with Northish Beer Company at Peaks and Pints
Jan
9
6:00 PM18:00

Brewery Release with Northish Beer Company at Peaks and Pints

Press Release

Wednesday, Jan. 9, Peaks and Pints will be invaded by fantastical creatures, witness a battle between darkness and light, be visited by a beautiful, innocent maiden and the unicorn she loves, kneel before the bright-red, horny glory Lord of Darkness, and — most importantly — be drenched in glitter.

Enter a world of unicorns, magic swamps, dwarves and rainbows when Northish Beer Co. transforms our weekly Lodge Meeting into a ludicrous, middle ages fairytale starring the Tacoma brewery’s glitter imperial oatmeal stout, "Feat. Tim Curry as The Darkness." 

“We were enamored with the visual style of infamous Ridley Scott’s fantasy film, Legend,” says R.J. Adler, sales executive for Northish. “The film is drenched in glitter. So we embarked on a grand experiment to capture the film’s themes of light and darkness in a glitter beer. Built on a recipe of a rich, dark imperial oatmeal stout, the oats lighten up the roast, revealing a delicate cocoa note. And, we named the beer for the best actor in the movie, ‘Feat. Tim Curry as The Darkness’.”

Legend was a flop when it came out in 1985. Most criticisms of the film then, and now, cite the good/evil clichés at the center of the plot, the overly dark tone of the film and Tom Cruise’s flat performance. But, as Adler notes, the film is visually remarkable including the forest shot inside of a studio and Tim Curry’s Academy Award-nominated makeup. Speaking of Curry, even though this movie represents a lull in Cruise’s career between Risky Business and Top Gun, Curry is especially good in his bombastic personification of Darkness. 

Peaks and Pints will screen a closed caption version of Legend on our 130-foot screen while (hopefully) mystically dressed guests sip on Feat. Tim Curry as The Darkness, as well as other Northish craft beers including cold-conditioned Festish German Lager, Werifesteria barrel-fermented saison and Wolf Link IPA. Katie Lowry of The Warehouse will DJ.

Legend had Tom Cruise, unicorns, and the director of Blade Runner behind the camera. Why did Ridley Scott's fairy tale end so unhappily? Discuss it over a glass of glitter.

STARRING NORTHISH BEER FEAT. TIM CURRY AT THE DARKNESS, 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 9, Peaks and Pints, 3816 N. 26th St., Basecamp Proctor, Tacoma, no cover

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New Year's Eve at McMenamins Kalama Harbor Lodge
Dec
31
to Jan 1

New Year's Eve at McMenamins Kalama Harbor Lodge

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Make it a night to remember by booking one of our exclusive overnight packages and partying to live music. Click here to make your reservation!

LIVE MUSIC:

Harbor Lounge
JoAnna Lee • 9 pm - 12:30 am • Free admission

CELEBRATION PACKAGE

• Lodging for two in a cozy guestroom, including surprise amenities
• $140 per couple to be spent at your discretion on dinner and drinks in our Pub
• A sparkling wine toast at midnight
• Admission to live music featuring Never Come Down in Old 97
• $30 credit for breakfast on New Year's Day in the Kalama Pub

Packages start at $455 per couple

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About JoAnna Lee

A singer-songwriter from Austin Texas, JoAnna’s songs cross between AAA (Adult Album Alternative) and Country Music.

About Never Come Down

Website:https://nevercomedownband.com/
Instagram :https://www.instagram.com/nevercomedownband/

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New Year's Eve at McMenamins Olympic Club
Dec
31
to Jan 1

New Year's Eve at McMenamins Olympic Club

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Make it a night to remember by booking one of our exclusive overnight packages and partying to live music. Click here to make your reservation!

LIVE MUSIC:

Sassparilla • Indie roots, Americana • 9 pm - 12:30 am • $15 at the door

NEW YEAR'S EVE PACKAGE

• Lodging for two in a cozy guestroom, including surprise amenities
• $50 per couple to be spent at your discretion on dinner and drinks in our Pub 
• Admission to the Dance Party in the Theater 
• A sparkling wine toast at midnight
• $20 credit for breakfast on New Year's Day in our Pub

Packages start at $195 per couple

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About Sassparilla

Sassparilla was fermented in the bold-dank regions of Chicago and Pittsburgh and spewed onto the sidewalk of Portland's 24th & Alberta from the mouth of a 5-gallon bucket, with homemade instruments in their clutches: a cigar-box guitar made from Granny's old jewelry box, a washtub bass given a severe beating with a stick, a polka dotted bucket drum kit with rusty break-drum & a hat-box bass. Adding to the mix is a smooth, lulling washboard's rat-tatting - articulated by a man named "Sweet Pea'" and a melodic and blustery fiddle/harmonica duo that dances and interjects like a muscular horn section. With passion, fury, speed, hustle and emotion, the whiskey rains like hellfire, the fingers fly over resonators, and this sextet muster their collective will to never play like cowards.

The result is a one-of-a-kind concoction of homemade, punk-infused, Portland blood-jug holler music.

Website:https://www.sassparilla.info/home

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New Year's Eve at McMenamins Anderson School
Dec
31
to Jan 1

New Year's Eve at McMenamins Anderson School

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Make it a night to remember by booking one of our exclusive overnight packages and partying to live music. Click here to make your reservation!

LIVE MUSIC:

Haynes' Hall
Glass of Hearts • Blondie tribute band • 9 pm - 12:30 am • $20

Patty Murray Room
Coyote Willow • 9 pm - 12:30 am • Free admission

CELEBRATION 2019 PACKAGE

• Lodging for two in a cozy guestroom, including surprise amenities
• $140 per couple to be spent at your discretion on dinner and drinks in our restaurants
• Admission to the New Year's Eve Bash with live music 
• A sparkling wine toast at midnight
• $30 credit for breakfast on New Year's Day in our restaurant

$470 to $510 per couple

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About Glass of Hearts

Formed by guitarist Matt Bradley in 2014 to fulfill a local need and exorcise a desire to play some of the greatest music put onto vinyl, Glass of Hearts started small and has been building a powerhouse ever since.  Over the years they've added a number of quality players from the local scene; including a drummer from Baldie, an all male Blondie tribute that played in the  90's, and a local actress and model with pitch perfect vocal control and raw energy to match. 

 Together they've built a look and sound to give you the show you missed from Blondie's first time around.  Combining all the hits with deep cuts and a few surprises, Glass of Hearts prides themselves on a tight, polished, energetic show for fans and casual listeners alike.  Glass of Hearts will bring the music, you just need to bring your dancing shoes and a positive attitude.  

Glass of Hearts, the northwest's premier Blondie tribute.

Website:http://www.glassofhearts.net
Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/GlassOfHearts/
Youtube:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_drBeTCn1KQ

About Coyote Willow

Coyote Willow blends progressive Folk and Americana, with hints of Celtic influence, for an extraordinary mix of vocal harmony, haunting instrumentals and foot-stomping rhythms. Their exciting combination of cello, guitar and rich vocals combine to take you on a musical journey that will have you laughing, crying, dancing and celebrating the rhythms of life. This artistic partnership of genre-crossing styles flows from Tim Coffey's soulful baritone voice and Kat Hilst's powerful cello, with styles ranging from folk, blues, rock to intriguingly complex instrumentals. Their new CD, "Raising the Barn" was recently named one of the top 5 releases in Central Oregon for 2016 by The Bend Bulletin. In the last year, the duo has opened for national acts such as Robert Earl Keen, Shawn Mullins and Sean Watkins (of Nickel Creek).

Coyote Willow's unique sound hails from a blend of diverse musical backgrounds. Kat Hilst started playing piano at 5, graduating from Oberlin Conservatory. She grew up playing the violin and later switched to the cello. Tim Coffey hit the road at 19, spending 20 years as a professional touring backup guitarist. Their talents attracted the attention of Breedlove Guitars, who invited them to join their stable of artists. The duo is a regional favorite, performing multiple venues, festivals and private events throughout the Pacific Northwest year round.

Press quote: Coyote Willow has a "penchant for making the personal universal in their songs." ~ Brian McElhiney, The Bend Bulletin (Oregon), January 29, 2016

Photo Credit: Gary Calicott Photography

Website:http://www.coyotewillowmusic.com
YouTube:https://www.youtube.com/user/hilstcoffey

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"North Fork Brewing/Latona Collaboration Release" at the Latona Pub
Dec
29
6:00 PM18:00

"North Fork Brewing/Latona Collaboration Release" at the Latona Pub

If you've never been to North Fork Brewery (and Pizzeria, and Beer Shrine, and Wedding Chapel), here's your chance to try some brewer Eric Jorgensen's incredible beers—including our collaboration chocolate mint porter. We'll have some truly unique beers from one of Washington's most truly unique breweries on tap for the evening. 

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"Annual Pictures With Santa" at  Foggy Noggin Brewing
Dec
22
1:00 PM13:00

"Annual Pictures With Santa" at Foggy Noggin Brewing

Annual Pictures With Santa @ Foggy Noggin Brewing.  Get your family pictures with Santa at Foggy Noggin Brewing and help Northwest Harvest. With a donation to Northwest Harvest, you will get the once in a lifetime opportunity to get your family portrait with Santa in the Foggy Noggin tasting room. Bring your kids and pets too! This is the Santa picture you will cherish for generations to come. https://www.facebook.com/events/2002581580042414/

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Flying Lion Brewing's 5th Annual Dark Beer Fest at Flying Lion Brewery
Dec
21
to Dec 24

Flying Lion Brewing's 5th Annual Dark Beer Fest at Flying Lion Brewery

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Every year near the Winter Solstice we celebrate (and tolerate) the middle of the winter by taking over our taps with the darkest, richest, tastiest beers hand picked from our own brews (as well as a couple of our guest tap favorites). This year we're extending the celebration through the whole weekend.

Join us Friday through Sunday for 25 of the darkest beers we brew + a couple guest taps, and special releases from barrel-aged, to cask-conditioned, to IPAs, to Imperials, and everything in between!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2014726025492976/

No cost or tickets, 21+

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"Conrad's Awesome Birthday (featuring Reuben's Hazealicious IPA)" at the Latona Pub
Dec
20
12:00 PM12:00

"Conrad's Awesome Birthday (featuring Reuben's Hazealicious IPA)" at the Latona Pub

It's that time of year again where we fire up a bunch of holiday movies and tap a bunch of specialty Reuben's kegs to celebrate the fortuitous birth of Reuben's devoted sales guru/mascot Conrad Hermosillo.

Starting at noon, we'll be playing nothing but the best in animated holiday specials, so come raise a glass, relax, and pre-funk for the holiday with us. 

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Bale Breaker re-designed cans release at Belmont Station
Dec
19
5:00 PM17:00

Bale Breaker re-designed cans release at Belmont Station

We are very excited to be the first in Oregon to showcase Bale Breaker's new look. To help out our good friends up north we will have a mountain of cans, with the new look in the bottle shop and a few fun tasty things on draft in the Biercafe.

We will also have Dormancy Breakfast Stout in cans for the first time.

A side note: We will be the first and only retailer in the state of Oregon to receive these new branded cans until after the first of the year.

image courtesy Bale Breaker Brewing

image courtesy Bale Breaker Brewing

ABOUT BALE BREAKER BREWING CO.
Bale Breaker Brewing Company focuses on handcrafted ales that showcase the world-class hops grown in the heart the Yakima Valley. Hops are in the family's DNA: the great-grandparents of sibling-owners Meghann Quinn, Kevin Smith, and Patrick Smith first planted hops in the Yakima Valley in 1932, the year before Prohibition ended. Over four generations, their love of hops has evolved into a passion for craft beer. Today, M­­­eghann, Kevin and Patrick are in the midst of running an independent production brewery surrounded by their family’s hop fields, just down the road from where they were born and raised.

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Cans release with Grains of Wrath at Belmont Station
Dec
19
5:00 PM17:00

Cans release with Grains of Wrath at Belmont Station

We are stoked to be one of the first places in Portland to get our hands on Grains of Wrath’s first canned offering.

Overkill IPA is brewed in the vein of a classic west coast style IPA. It boasts notes of stonefruit, diesel, passionfruit, citrus, piney, dank all rounded out by a sturdy yet subtle malt backbone.

Founder/owner/brewer Mike Hunsaker will be here hanging out talking shop and helping us introduce you to the fine folks of Grains of Wrath brewing.

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"Latona Winter Beer Series: Skookum Brewing" at the Latona Pub
Dec
17
6:30 PM18:30

"Latona Winter Beer Series: Skookum Brewing" at the Latona Pub

Our Winter Beer series kicks off on Monday, December 17th with the release of our collaboration with Skookum Brewing. We haven't named it yet, but it's a hefty imperial oatmeal milk stout brewed with blueberries, vanilla bean, and cinnamon. 

Dinner in the loft starts at 6:30pm (ask your server/bartender for details), followed by a brewer's night at 8:30pm 

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2018 Fn Holiday Ale release at Foggy Noggin Brewing
Dec
15
12:00 PM12:00

2018 Fn Holiday Ale release at Foggy Noggin Brewing

Available December 15th between 12 pm and 5 pm.

… we release a brand new Holiday Ale -2018 Fn Holiday Ale(Winter IPA) 7.6% ABV - 79 IBU.  Celebrations deserve a big beer to make it special.  This beer will not disappoint with a big rich malty backbone, complimented with a heavy dose of turbinado sugar and an abundance of familiar hoppy tones will have you singing Holiday Songs the whole season.

7.6% ABV | 79 IBU

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Smoke Fest at Dru Bru
Dec
15
12:00 PM12:00

Smoke Fest at Dru Bru

Introducing Smoke Fest! An event to celebrate our love of all things smoked and the release of our Rauchbier - a classic German-style smoke beer. 

In additional to our new smoke beer the Squatch Box will be featuring a special one-day only menu of Smoke inspired foods. Plus try your luck at Smoke Ring Toss and take home a fabulous prize.

Rauchbier 
An amber-colored beer with a profound smoke/mesquite aroma. Applewood smoked malt combine with pilsner, Munich, and caramel malts to create a sweet-and-smoky experience. 
2018 Washington Beer Awards Gold Medal Winner
Available on draft and in 220z bottles.

image sourced from Dru Bru’s Facebook page

image sourced from Dru Bru’s Facebook page

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Pint fundraiser for brewery pioneer Jim Parker at Belmont Station
Dec
13
10:00 AM10:00

Pint fundraiser for brewery pioneer Jim Parker at Belmont Station

Our good friend and longtime beer industry maven, Jim Parker, is recovering from a stroke and needs our help!

On December 13--Jim's birthday--we will be pouring beers from some of the breweries that Jimmy has been involved with, including BaerlicWayfinderNorth Jetty and Asher David, with all proceeds from those taps going straight to help Jim with his mounting medical bills.

We also will have giant birthday & get well cards for us to sign which we will take to Jim while he's rehabilitating!

Please come and enjoy a pint or two, sign the cards and help one of the Firestone Walker enthusiastic and passionate beer people on the planet!

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Wayfinder canned release at Belmont Station
Dec
11
5:00 PM17:00

Wayfinder canned release at Belmont Station

Wayfinder is canning a couple of tasty offerings and we are on the list to be the first to get them.

Lagerbier Hell - Crisp, light, refreshing, brilliantly effervescent with a floral, noble hop aroma. NOW in CANS!

BeYOB Doppelbock - Quadruple-decocted, extra-strong lager, spawned in homage to Oregon’s legendary doom-metal band YOB. A deep, intense and nourishing brew, conditioned at below-freezing temps for weeks. Epic, crushing, heavy beyond words.

BeYOB Doppelbock will be also be on draft for this day’s festivities. Please note: cans will be available in thecans and bottle shop all day!

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Stoup Brewing's Holiday Marketplace, Pictures with Santa, and Rasta the Snowman release
Dec
11
4:30 PM16:30

Stoup Brewing's Holiday Marketplace, Pictures with Santa, and Rasta the Snowman release

Press Release

SEATTLE, November 20, 2018 – As the craziness of the holidays approaches, Stoup Brewing aims to make life a little less frantic for everyone. 

On Tuesday, December 11, Stoup Brewing will host a Holiday Marketplace featuring a slew of local artists, have Santa in the house for photos, and release their fRasta the Snowman Jamaican lager.

The event will run from 4pm – 8:30pm, and the whole family is welcome! 

This Santa is no joke! Photos by Erinn J Hale will be available for download on December 12 for $12 each. You can check last minute holiday cards off the list!

Upstairs, the Holiday Marketplace features 11 local artists selling paintings, illustrations, wearable art, ceramics, and jewelry. To learn more, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/205164057043304/.

Lil’ Jon’s Super Dawgs will be parked out front so you can grab a gourmet hot dog to go with the new fRasta the Snowman Jamaican lager—I bet Santa enjoys a nice craft beer on occasion!

Note that Stoup will be open on December 24 from 12pm to 4pm for your growler filling needs! Stoup will be closed on December 25.

Founded in 2013 by Brad Benson, Lara Zahaba, and Robyn Schumacher, Stoup Brewing is a family friendly craft brewery located in Ballard’s Brewery District. Revered for their dedication and innovation to the art and science of making beer, Stoup has a garnered numerous awards and a devoted following. With up to 21 beers on tap, an inviting year round beer garden, private event space, and a rotating selection of food trucks, Stoup is a welcoming destination for the beer enthusiast of every level. Root beer fans welcome too! Stoup opens weekdays at 3pm and weekends at 12pm. To learn more, visit www.stoupbrewing.com.

Stoup Brewing is located at 1108 NW 52nd Street in Seattle, Washington.

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Gigantic's Holiday Craft Market at Gigantic Brewing
Dec
8
1:00 PM13:00

Gigantic's Holiday Craft Market at Gigantic Brewing

Please join us as we host local artists and makers to help you check everyone off your holiday gift lists! We are excited to be hosting various local businesses for a one-stop-shop for all your favorite people this December.  Vendors include: Marshall's Haute Sauce, Letterpress PDX, LM Inspired Jewelry, Pinky Swear Jewelry, Overcup Press, John McGloughflin ceramics, Heidi West Designs, Sweetbody Labs, Woodblock Chocolate, Adom Fashion Group and more!  We will also have some special Gigantic beers and discounted Gigantic merch.  Grab an IPA, gifts for your loved ones and support local businesses!  

We will be showing the MLS Cup on two screens in our taproom and barrel room, as the market will be held in our brewery!  GO TIMBERS!  

December 8th from 1 - 6 pm.

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Firestone Walker Anniversary XXII release at Belmont Station
Dec
7
5:00 PM17:00

Firestone Walker Anniversary XXII release at Belmont Station

We are honored to once again be help the good folks at Firestone Walker celebrate their anniversary!

Of course, we will have bottles of their anniversary beer for sale in the shop and some great stuff on tap in the biercafe. More details to come! Watch this space for updates!

image sourced from Belmont Station/© 2018 FIRESTONE WALKER BREWING COMPANY. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

image sourced from Belmont Station/© 2018 FIRESTONE WALKER BREWING COMPANY. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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"Ivar's Northwest Winter Beer Tasting" at Ivar's Acres of Clams
Dec
6
6:00 PM18:00

"Ivar's Northwest Winter Beer Tasting" at Ivar's Acres of Clams

Whether you live in or around Seattle or are simply visiting, there's nothing like an opportunity to feed the seagulls at Pier 54 and Ivar's Acres of Clams. Throughout the year's countless tons of french fries, malt vinegar-soaked fish, and an ocean of tartar sauce have been served at place Ivar Haglund built. Which is why the restaurant and its staff are happy to announce the return of the "Ivar’s Northwest Winter Beer Tasting at Acres of Clams".

image courtesy Ivar’s Acres of Clams

image courtesy Ivar’s Acres of Clams

From 6 pm - 9 pm, this Thursday (December 6th), you are invited to visit Acres of Clams, enjoy sips of locally-brewed ales and lagers paired with small bites from Ivar's kitchen. All it will cost you is your appetite, your time, and a one-time charge of $45. In exchange, you get to sample beers from the following breweries:

  • Bad Jimmy’ Brewing Company from Seattle's Ballard neighborhood

  • Diamond Knot Brewing Company from Mukilteo

  • Georgetown Brewing Company from Seattle's Georgetown neighborhood

  • Ghostfish *gluten-free brewery from Seattle's So'Do neighborhood

  • Maritime Pacific Brewing Company from Seattle's Ballard neighborhood

  • Peddler Brewing Company from Seattle's Ballard neighborhood

  • Pike Brewing Company from Seattle's Pike Place Market

  • Pyramid Brewing Company from Seattle's So'Do neighborhood

  • Rainier Brewing Company formerly of Seattle’s Georgetown neighborhood

  • Reuben’s Brews from Seattle's Ballard neighborhood

  • Silver City Brewing Company from Bremerton

With the food menu yet to be finalized, we have been assured that it will be just a memorable as last year’s menu.

For more information or to reserve your tickets call 206 624-6852 or visit https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3828748.

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