Friday, October 21st, 2016

Beer Tourism Index, Wingman Noel and Yellow Snow in cans

Ron Swarner

Rogue’s winter seasonal IPA is now in cans.

MORNING FOAM FOR FRIDAY, OCT. 21 2016: A seven-taster flight of craft beer news, from the fluffy head all the way to the bottom usefulness. …

Travelocity has released its first Beer Tourism Index, working with the Brewers Association to highlight the best spots for beer lovers across the United States. Travelocity created the index after a survey they conducted last year, where three-fourths of the1,000-plus participating candidates said they’d like to take a trip that allowed them to explore craft breweries and taste local brews.

Wingman Brewers will release its annual Wingman Noel Belgian Strong Ale Saturday as part of its Pumpkin Beer Oktobeer Celebration in its Tacoma Dome District taproom. The dark brown winter beer has all the Belgium flavors and spices you desire with big alcohol that can sneak up on you.

Bushnell Craft Brewing in Redmond will open a second location: a bigger, 10-barrel brewery near the Redmond Ridge community on a five-acre plot of land.

Green Flash has chosen Peaks and Pints to host is annual Treasure Chest 2016 Fundraiser in greater Tacoma, which will be held Tuesday, Nov. 1. Join Green Flash District Sales Manager Bryan Lee for a night of special beers, giveaways and fundraising for a great cause.

In a dedication to common sense, Rogue Ales & Spirits has canned Yellow Snow IPA for this winter’s release of its snow cult classic.

Although many still refer to Milwaukee as “Brew City” out of habit, it feels a little unearned in recent years, since the title mostly refers to ghosts of the past. Over the past few years, a fast growing number of talented and savvy craft brewers have begun to tap into the potential of Milwaukee, with an understanding that it is an under-served market compared to cities similar in size, in other parts of the country.

Whether you enjoy pilsners, ales, lagers, or malts best, there are some accessories every beer lover should own. Have a look at several accessories priced less than $50.