Festival News: WA: Seattle: Washington Beer Collaboration Festival presented by the Washington Beer Commission, runs April 22nd & 23rd

Press Release
image courtesy Washington Beer Commission
Seattle, WA - The Washington Beer Commission is proud to announce that it will add a new craft beer tasting event to its festival calendar for 2016. The Collaboration Festival will take place Friday evening and Saturday afternoon,April 22 - 23, at the South Lake Union Discovery Center lawn (101 Westlake Ave N., Seattle, 98109). There will be 23 pairs of local breweries (list below) showcasing a specialty craft beer, that they have developed together. There will also be additional unique brews and flagship beers being served by the participating breweries.  Additionally, some great food trucks will be on hand pairing fantastic bites with these delicious beers. Food trucks already confirmed include:Bread & Circuses, and Nosh,

Tickets are on sale now at washingtonbeer.com for just $30 ($35 at the door).  Each ticket is good for eight, four ounce tastes, and additional tasting tokens are available for $2 each or three tokens for $5. Designated driver entry is just $5 and includes soda and/or water. This is a 21+ only event and the Washington Beer Commission encourages you to take public transportation or designate a driver. Please drink responsibly.

The inaugural Washington Beer Collaboration Festival opens on Friday at 4:30pm and goes until 8:30pm that night. On Saturday, the doors will open at noon with the last pour just before 6pm. Tasting festivals are the primary source of income for the Washington Beer Commission with all proceeds going toward the promotion and marketing of Washington craft beer.

The 23 pairs of Washington Breweries collaborating on a unique beer for this event:

Anacortes Brewery + Menace Brewing
Aslan Brewing + The North Fork Brewery
Bale Breaker Brewing + Reuben's Brews
Backwoods Brewing + Ashtown Brewing
Boundary Bay Brewery + Farmstrong Brewing
Brickyard Brewing + Spinnaker Bay Brewing
Chuckanut Brewery + Red Hook Brewery
Cloudburst Brewing + Stoup Breweing
Diamond Knot Craft Brewing + Scuttlebutt Craft Brewing
Elysian Brewing + Bluebird Microcreamery & Brewery
Fish Brewing  + Top Rung Brewing
Flying Bike Coop + Lantern Brewing
Ghostfish Brewing + Seattle Cider
Georgetown Brewing + Two Beers Brewing
Hilliard's Beer + Wander Brewing
Iron Goat Brewing + Everybody's Brewing
Lazy Boy Brewing + Naked City Brewing
Maritime Pacific Brewing + Roslyn Brewing
Postdoc Brewing + Resonate Brewery
Seapine Brewing  + Standard Brewing
Silver City Brewery + Sound Brewery
Three Magnets Brewing  + Triceratops Brewing
Whitewall Brewing + Skookum Brewery

Established in September 2006, the Washington Beer Commission represents all 318 craft breweries in Washington state. The Commission’s mission is to promote Washington beer, benefit the state's breweries, and increase awareness and demand. It is still the only beer commission in the country! For complete information about the Washington Beer Commission and its tasting events please visit www.washingtonbeer.com
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