Friday, July 29th, 2016

Tacoma Beer Week events, Wingman Brewers named Best Microbrewery …

Pick up a copy of the Weekly Volcano and check out the 2016 Best of Tacoma issue, which names Wingman Brewers “Best Microbrewery” in Pierce County.

MORNING FOAM FOR FRIDAY, JULY 29 2016: A seven-taster flight of craft beer news …

Beginning Monday and continuing through Saturday, more than 30 beer-themed events will be held at 15 Tacoma venues for the third Tacoma Beer Week, an annual ode to all things beer. News Tribune food and beverage columnist Sue Kidd highlights five TBW events happening next week.

Wingman Brewers was named “Best Microbrewery” in the Weekly Volcano’s 2016 Best of Tacoma issue.

The Weekly Volcano also highlighted several Tacoma Beer Week events, as well as the upcoming Oly Brew Fest.

Last night the Northwest Cider Association and Portland International Cider Cup announced the winners at the sold out Inaugural PICC Awards Party that was held at Widmer Brothers Brewing and hosted by Square Mile Cider. Judges ended up selecting eleven bronzes, eight silvers, and seven gold medals as well as a runner up and Best of Show cider.

Seattle’s Lucky Envelope opened their doors in 2014, and has been serving up mouth-watering concoctions ever since. One of those concoctions? The ENIAC Moscia IPA.

To commemorate the first-ever Copenhagen Beer Celebration in Boston this September, the brewers from Samuel Adams and Mikkeller teamed up to craft Bugs & Berries, an American wild ale brewed with a wheat base and wild yeast strains with an addition of sour cherries from Denmark and strawberries from New England.

Nearly seven years in the making, American craft beer has made a milestone leap into Europe’s time-honored beer culture. Stone Brewing Co. has announced that its Berlin, Germany brewery is now fully operational and the company is now distributing its beers to 17 countries throughout Europe.

THIS JUST IN: MillerCoors buys a majority stake in Hop Valley Brewing Co.