Press Release

Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen, located at 601 W. Holly St. Bellingham, is hosting an exclusive book-signing event and a free brewery tour on June 4! Enjoy lunch on the patio and meet Mike Rizzo, the author of the highly anticipated book Washington Beer: A Heady History of Evergreen State Brewing, from 11am to 1pm. Also, take this opportunity to join the brewers in a free tour of the working brewery at 11:30am to see the high-tech equipment that helps make Chuckanut beer award winning!

Rizzo’s book, Washington Beer: A Heady History of Evergreen State Brewing, reveals the epic story of brewing in Washington State and what led to a state-wide craft beer takeover! The story begins with early brewing history dating back to the 19th century, and how it has turned into the Pacific Northwest Brewing we know today. Mike Rizzo is the author of several books ranging in topics and now resides outside of Seattle with his family. Rizzo also hosts a weekly podcast “Northwest Brew Talk”.

This is a unique opportunity to meet Mike Rizzo; learn a thing or two about Washington State craft beer history, while also getting the chance to tour a modern, hi-tech brewing facility!

            Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen, located at 601 W. Holly St, was awarded Small Brewpub of the Year 2009 and Small Brewing Company 2011 at the Great American Beer Festival in Denver, CO. The full service “Kitchen” serves an eclectic fresh local menu for all ages. $3 Pint Night on Monday and Kolsch Night Tuesday’sare some of the extra activities offered at the “Kitchen”. Currently underway is the building of a second production facility and brew hall in Skagit Valley located at 11937 Higgins Airport Way, Burlington. Learn more about Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen at