Friday, July 8th, 2016

Bremerton Summer Brewfest beers, Pike No. 4 Session IPA …

Bremerton Summer Brewfest will be July 15-16 along Bremerton’s waterfront.

MORNING FOAM FOR FRIDAY JULY 8 2016: A seven-taster flight of craft beer news …

The 6th annual Bremerton Summer Brewfest will expand to two days (July 15-16) on the waterfront this year, just a short walk from the Seattle – Bremerton ferry. This event features 30+ Washington breweries pouring more than 100 craft beers.

With the Major League Baseball season about at the halfway point, Seattle’s Pike Brewing releases its latest seasonal Pike No. 4 Session IPA. Brewed and named to honor baseball great’s Lou Gehrig’s retired jersey number, Pike Brewing is proud to be one of seven Washington State breweries that has joined Ales for ALS.

Hopworks Urban Brewery announces plans to open a new 6,000 square foot brewery and restaurant in east Vancouver, Washington. With construction currently underway, the Vancouver brewpub will be located at 17707 SE Mill Plain Boulevard, and is scheduled to open this fall.

Rogue Ales & Spirits announces the release of 2016 Rolling Thunder Imperial Stout, its first-ever beer aged in barrels made at Rogue’s cooperage.

Stone Brewing “Ruin Ten” Triple IPA is easily, adamantly, certainly one of the five best beers The Pour Fool has ever tasted.

To close out Oregon Cider Week, Reverend Nat’s Hard Cider hosts the annual Portland International Cider Cup (PICC), a cider competition that drew 25 cideries from four states and Canada to be judged. Held in conjunction with the Northwest Cider Association, PICC will announce the winners at the Inaugural PICC Awards Party July 28 hosted by Square Mile Cider at Widmer Brothers Brewing.

Have you ever reached the end of a brewery tour, and there’s that uncomfortable moment when the tour guide asks if anyone has questions — and all you hear are crickets? Here are five questions the brewers wish you would ask.