Ballard Brewmaster’s Beer Dinner

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Ballard Brewmaster’s Beer Dinner

Join us in Hale’s newly remodeled Double Decker Room, located just upstairs from the pub, for an evening of locally brewed craft beer from Ballard and Fremont, a four course meal designed by Hale’s Executive Chef, Mike Diem, and of course, some Oktoberfest shenanigans!

~ Craft Beer ~ Gourmet Food ~ Lederhosen ~ Dirndles ~ Music ~ Oktoberfest ~ Raffles ~

Come dressed in your favorite dirndle or lederhosen to be entered into the raffle!  Prizes include t-shirts, pint glasses, and other surprises.

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R Day – Celebrate the 1st Anniversary of the Return of The Rainier R

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Follow the party through your favorite neighborhoods!

On October 24, Rainier Beer is kicking off the first annual R Day celebration honoring the anniversary of restoring the Rainier R atop the Old Rainier Brewery. The festivities will entail a city-wide ‘Jubilee Jaunt’ through several Seattle neighborhoods. The procession will be led by a giant replica Rainier Jubilee Can, equipped with a photo podium, housed on a flatbed trailer. This inaugural tribute to the heritage and culture of Rainier Beer is 21+ and open to the public. Full Schedule below.

  • 3:00 PM – Georgetown
  • 5:00 PM – Queen Anne
  • 6:00 PM – Ballard
  • 7:00 PM – U-District
  • 8:00 PM – Fremont
  • 10:00 PM – Belltown
  • 12:00 AM – Capitol Hill

Parade Route can be found here.

Beers Made by Walking – Hiking Inspired Craft Beer – Tonight at Naked City

BMBWThere are two things that I count amongst my greatest passions since moving to Seattle: craft beer and hiking. Thanks to our proximity to breathtaking landscapes, Seattle is rife with opportunities to spend our time outside. Add to that some of the nation’s best breweries and it is only natural that this is a sentiment shared by many people of our great city. It is this love for craft beer and hiking that Beers Made By Walking aspires to convey. Beers Made By Walking (BMBW) is a program centered around the nexus point of these two pastimes. BMBW is a program that gets local brewers out into nature to inspire them and introduce them to native plant species culminating in the production of new craft beers that capture the essence of the natural landscape. Tonight (10/23, 6-9PM) at Naked City you have the opportunity to taste what these brewers discovered on their expeditions into nature. Hope to see you there!

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Fresh Hop Blind Tasting at The Beer Junction

freshhopFrom The Beer Junction:

We’re in the middle of one of the most anticipated beer seasons of the year…the Fresh Hop Season! Hop harvesting takes place just once a year and allows brewers a rare opportunity to use hops fresh from the vine, which imparts a uniquely bright taste and aroma. We’ve been tapping lots of fresh hop beers this month and have many more to go. Tomorrow night (Thursday 10/23 from 5-8PM) test your palate as we will be sampling 5 fresh hop beers in a blind tasting event for just $4. After you try all five beers, you’ll vote for your favorite, and then we’ll give you the answer key. What’s a fresh hop beer? Click HERE to learn more. 

Urban Family Opening New Location in Magnolia

UFBUrban Family Brewing, a small craft brewery that opened a couple of years ago in Ballard. They offered a solid number of beers right away, sadly (due to limited production capabilities) very few of them were of their own making. This drove Urban Family to search for a new location, which they ultimately found in Magnolia. To the best of our knowledge they are the only brewery located in the neighborhood. Thanks to the new space, Urban Family will be able to significantly increase their production and keep their excellent beer flowing, which is great news for all of us! The grand opening of the new space takes place this Friday (10/24) at 4PM. 

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Flying Lion Brewing – Grand Opening

FLBWe are excited to announce the grand opening of Flying Lion Brewing in Columbia City tomorrow, 10/22 from 4PM to midnight.

Festivities will include some prize giveaways (both throughout the opening and through the weekend), a bike powered grain mill (a standard fixture in their brewery) to ride on, and six beers on tap: Single Hop Pale, American IPA, Red Rye Session, Rye Stout, Sweet Potato Porter, and Belgian Strong. The party kicks off at 4PM and lasts until midnight. 

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Pumpkin Carving and Horror Flicks

pumpkinhorrorSince opening, The Pine Box has made a point of hosting some fun events during the Halloween season. This should come as no surprise, being a beer hall inside a renovated funeral home comes with certain responsibilities. This Wednesday (10/22, 7-1030PM) The Pine Box will be hosting a pumpkin carving and horror flick showcase, one of our favorite events every year. This year they will be showing Evil Dead II and Poltergeist. 

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