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Insider Guide to Seattle Beer Week

Beer News

10 Events and 10 Tips to get the the most out of the Emerald City’s biggest beer festival. For ten days, from May 10th to May 20th, the beer-crazy city of Seattle cranks it up a notch with a furious blitz of events for Seattle Beer Week! There are so many places to go, so many beers to see, maybe you’ll even spot a visiting out-of-town "beerlebrity" like Jolly Pumpkin’s Ron Jefferies or Ecliptic’s John Harris....

That Loud’s Not Allowed: Florida Bans Dank Flavor in Beer

Beer News

Feds demand Florida breweries stop making beers with cannabis terpenes. It sounds pretty comical to those of us that live in states where recreational marijuana is legal to hear that in Florida, the Federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau are cracking down on the use of Cannabis Terpenes in beer. These terpenes are used to inject the dank flavors and aromas of weed into beer, but contain no THC or CBD, and terpene oil is a completely non-psychoactive...

No Washington Post, Craft Beer Is Still Frothy AF

Beer News, Opinion

Brewery closures are actually a good sign for the craft beer industry. A recent Washington Post article claimed the craft beer industry has “grown less frothy,” citing that more craft breweries closed in 2017 than any time in the past decade. Should we start panicking? No, no, let’s all take a deep breath. Because here’s the thing: according to the Brewers Association report, while last year saw 165 breweries close their doors, nearly 1,000 new breweries opened....

Tavour and Flatstick Pub Serve Up Games & Suds for Seattle Beer Week

Beer News

There’s another way to support your favorite craft breweries at Seattle Beer Week -- with a brewery showdown on the putting green! Nothing goes together like tasty beer, the thrill of competition and... indoor miniature golf. We’re getting pumped for Seattle Beer Week -- when we can celebrate all of these things in one rowdy event! Alright, so maybe this combo is a little off the beaten path, but it’s one that’s proven to work wonders...

Primitive Beer Launches Sour Ale in a Box

Beer News

Sit down while you read this, because I don’t want anyone to freak-out and cause an accident. There’s a brewery in Colorado that’s putting Sour Ales in boxed-bags, with a little pull-spout just like boxed-wine… shhhh it’s going to be okay. Remember when craft beer first started canning high-end IPAs, Stouts, and all of the most precious styles? People freaked out! But then we all realized that not only do they taste just as good, they...

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