Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

Tacoma Beer Week festival, GABF tickets …


Breakside-Brewing-Passionfruit-Sour-AleMORNING FOAM FOR JULY 13 2016: A seven-taster flight of craft beer news, from the fluffy head all the way to the bottom gunk. …

The Beer Fest of Destiny is a local-themed, Tacoma Beer Week festival featuring beers and more from Tacoma-area producers at Wingman Brewers Aug. 6.

For the 35th year in a row, beer lovers will gather in Colorado from Oct. 6-8 for the Great American Beer Festival. GABF is the premier beer festival and competition in the U.S. and the largest showcase of American breweries. Tickets will be available for purchase to the general public online Aug. 3 at 10:00 a.m. via

The Phinney Neighborhood Association in Seattle hosts the 10th annual Summer Beer Taste Olympics featuring beers from more than 20 breweries July 12.

Breakside Brewery’s award-winning Passionfruit Sour Ale receives a release party at Belmont Station July 19, the kickoff for the Portland bottle shop’s Puckerfest. Passionfruit Sour is brewed in the tradition of a classic German Berliner weisse, and then we add a unique, tropical twist. Breakside uses lactic acid-producing bacteria to produce a beer that is light in body, extremely refreshing, and mouth puckeringly tart. The addition of passionfruit in its lagering tanks gives this beer an inviting stonefruit aroma.

The Beer Institute, a Washington D.C.-based trade association representing domestic and international beer companies, has launched a new initiative asking brewers large and small to display caloric and nutritional information on individual products, packaging and websites.

The most expensive cities worldwide to drink a beer.

Quiz: Is it a beer from a craft brewery or the name of a Pokémon?