Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Summer Cider Day, Spokane Brewers Festival …

Ron Swarner

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Pacific Brewing & Malting Co. Head Brewery Bethany Carlsen drink for the trophy she just won after winning the Tacoma Brewers Blind IPA Challenge. Photo credit Pappi Swarner

MORNING FOAM FOR WEDNESDAY, AUG. 3 2016: A seven-taster flight of craft beer news, from the fluffy head all the way to the bottom awesomeness. …

Pacific Brewing & Malting Co. won the Parkway Tavern’s 2016 Tacoma Brewers Blind IPA Challenge last night during Tacoma Beer Week.

The Northwest Cider Association hosts its sixth annual Summer Cider Day Saturday, Aug. 6 at the Northwest Maritime Center in Port Townsend. With more than 60 ciders to try, music, and gourmet gluten-free fare from Sirens Pub, this family friendly event showcases some of the top cideries from Washington and Oregon.

The first-ever Spokane Brewers Festival will be held Aug. 12-13 at the Veterans Memorial Arena in downtown Spokane. More than 30 breweries will pour, all from Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho. At least 15 of the breweries are from Spokane.

Portland Brewing and the Oregon Brew Crew have teamed up to celebrate the Rose City’s warmest months with the launch of a brand new collaboration brew — Sander’s Wit.

Ninkasi Brewing Company introduced Team Total Domination, a lineup of professional athletes and adventurers who excel in outdoor activities and have an appreciation for craft beer.

This year’s Great American Beer Festival celebrates its 35th Anniversary, which means if last year was bigger, better and beerier, 2016 till be teeming at the seams. Here’s everything you need to know to score tickets to the 2016 GABF.

And finally, here’s 10-year-old motivational speaker King Nahh with some words of wisdom directed at everyone in this materialistic world.