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by Ron Swarner - Apr 20, 2019

Peaks and Pints new beers in stock April 20 2019

Peaks and Pints new beers in stock April 20 2019 Peaks and Pints…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 20, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 4.20.19: A Flight For 4-20-19

April 20 is a day to toast and get toasted. There's no shortage…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 20, 2019

Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners Second Round April 20

Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners Second Round April 20 RON SWARNER: For more…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 19, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 4.19.19: A Flight of Saison Beers

Consider the saison. History did. During the 19th century, Belgian farmers brewed saisons,…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 19, 2019

Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners Second Round April 19

Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners Second Round April 19 RON SWARNER: Laid-back is…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 18, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 4.18.19: A Flight of Pike

Oct. 17, 1989, the Pike Place Brewery, as it was then known, officially…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 18, 2019

Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners Second Round April 18

Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners Second Round April 18 RON SWARNER: Peaks and…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 17, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 4.17.19: A Flight of Motivating Pilsners

Peaks and Pints Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners has hit Second Round action…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 17, 2019

Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners Second Round April 17

Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners Second Round April 17 RON SWARNER: Now it’s…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 16, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 4.16.19: A Flight of Ninkasi

June 15, 2006, Ninkasi Brewing Company set out with a single mission: Perpetuate…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 16, 2019

Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners First Round April 16

Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners First Round April 16 RON SWARNER: Low and…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 15, 2019

Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight 4.15.19: Dragon’s Head

Named for the dragon that guards the apples of immortality in the Garden…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 15, 2019

Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners First Round April 15

Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners First Round April 15 RON SWARNER: For the…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 14, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 4.14.19: A Flight of Game of Thrones

Founded in 1997, Brewery Ommegang has been bringing Belgium to America with resounding…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 13, 2019

Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners First Round April 13

Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners First Round April 13 RON SWARNER: The subject…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 12, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 4.12.19: A Flight of Centennial Hops

Our daily craft beer sampler flight has landed in a Cascade hop field,…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 12, 2019

Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners First Round April 12

Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners First Round April 12 RON SWARNER: Over a…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 11, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 4.11.19: A Flight of Dogfish Head

Sam Calagione started making beer in 1995 when he opened Dogfish Head Brewings…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 11, 2019

Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners First Round April 11

Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners First Round April 11 RON SWARNER: As with…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 10, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 4.10.19: A Flight of Crux

In 1974, Larry Sidor walked into Olympia Brewing Company wearing galoshes. Two decades…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 10, 2019

Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners First Round April 10

Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners First Round April 10 RON SWARNER: It was…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 9, 2019

Peaks and Pints Six-Pack 4.9.19: Parabola and Pals

Peaks and Pints Six-Pack 4.9.19: Parabola and Pals THE WALDOS SPECIAL ALE, Lagunitas…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 9, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 4.9.19: A Flight of Lager Beers

Consider the lager. Lagers are typically brewed at a low temperature to allow…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 9, 2019

Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners First Round April 9

Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners First Round April 9 RON SWARNER: Favorites or…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 8, 2019

Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight 4.8.19: Dry Cider

“The “dry” category of cider is developing the way the IPA category did…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 8, 2019

Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners First Round April 8

Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners First Round April 8 RON SWARNER: During the…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 7, 2019

Fancy Pants Sunday: Founders Canadian Breakfast Stout

You fancy, Founders Canadian Breakfast Stout Fancy Pants Sunday: Founders Canadian Breakfast Stout…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 7, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 4.7.19: A Flight For National Beer Day

It's not a national holiday, at least not yet. But that doesn't stop…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 6, 2019

Climb Oskar Blues Steep Coast Strata

Climb Oskar Blues Steep Coast Strata A rotating-hop series is a singularly named beer…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 6, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 4.6.19: A Flight of Berliner Weisse

Berliner weisse is a rare thing: a sour beer, intensely flavored and the…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 6, 2019

Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners First Round April 6

Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners First Round April 6 RON SWARNER: Sixty-four Washington…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 5, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 4.5.19: A Flight of Bellingham Breweries

Watching Bellingham, Washington’s beer scene progress during the last few years has been…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 5, 2019

Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners Round One April 5

Tournament of Beer: Northwest Pilsners Round One April 5 RON SWARNER: Live from…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 2, 2019

Fort George Brewery releases 3-Way IPA the Lupulin Ecstasy way

Fort George Brewery is releasing early tastes of their 3-Way IPA via a…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 2, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 4.2.19: A Flight of New York

New York state’s growth of the craft beer segment continues to be strong…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 2, 2019

Morning Foam: Brooklyn Lager, Marilyn Strickland, lightning fast lectures

Morning Foam: Brooklyn Lager, Marilyn Strickland, lightning fast lectures GOOD MORNING, SOUTH SOUND!…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 1, 2019

Peaks and Pints Monday Cider Flight 4.1.19: Perry

Traditional perry is not the same as pear cider, which is often apple…

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by Ron Swarner - Apr 1, 2019

Morning Foam: Ecliptic-Brooklyn Brewery Tap Takeover, Glitter Beer official style

Morning Foam: Ecliptic-Brooklyn Brewery Tap Takeover, Glitter Beer official style GOOD MORNING, SOUTH…

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by Ron Swarner - Mar 31, 2019

Fancy Pants Sunday: Revision Barrel-Aged Finite Madness 2018

Fancy Pants Sunday: Revision Barrel-Aged Finite Madness 2018 Jeremy Warren is widely admired…

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by Ron Swarner - Mar 30, 2019

No Sleep Till Brooklyn Brewery: Black Chocolate Stout

No Sleep Till Brooklyn Brewery: Black Chocolate Stout On July 4, 1994, when…

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by Ron Swarner - Mar 30, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 3.30.19: A Flight of Matchless

Who opens with a 30-barrel system? Matchless Brewing Co. in Tumwater, Washington, that's…

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by Ron Swarner - Mar 29, 2019

No Sleep Till Brooklyn Brewery: Sorachi Ace Saison

No Sleep Till Brooklyn Brewery: Sorachi Ace Saison The Brooklyn Brewery and Ecliptic…

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by Ron Swarner - Mar 29, 2019

Craft Beer Crosscut 3.29.19: A Flight of Lindemans

Probably more than any other country, Belgium holds particular prominence to folks around the…

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by Ron Swarner - Mar 29, 2019

Morning Foam: Future Primitive Green River IPA, Dwinell Country Ales, Built To Spill

Morning Foam: Future Primitive Green River IPA, Dwinell Country Ales, Built To Spill…