Beer Geography 101

Bellingham Tap Trail loves infographics because...well, why wouldn't we? We recently covered Belgian Beer 101, so let's look at Beer Geography 101.  This awesome...

Small BREW Act vs. Fair BEER Act

There are some pretty big acts being proposed in Congress right now each of them would have an impact on the cost of your...

The 20 Most Popular Beers in America

Here's the 20 most popular beers in America in infographic form, from the folks over at VinePair. Based on this, I'm not sure what AB...

Beginner’s Guide to Belgian Beers

Belgian beers are often touted as the ultimate in craft brewing. Mabye they are the "pinot noir" of the craft beer world. Complex, varied, often delicate...

The meanings behind Bellingham-area brewery names

Since the late 1800s, many breweries have come and gone in the Bellingham area, including Happy Valley Brewery, Whatcom Brewing & Malting Co., Bellingham...

Full Sail to Vote on Investment Firm Merger

Full Sail Brewing of Hood River, OR has always been proudly independent. Read the labels: "47 Employee Owners." That might change if the current...

Winners of Oregon Beer Awards Announced

Oregon's Willamette Weekly created the Oregon Beer Awards to honor the best breweries, tap houses, bars, beers and festivals. We were happy to see...

When Craft Beer Copies Big Beer

The fight between Big Beer and Craft Beer has taken an odd turn. We all know there has been turmoil in recent history between...

Mexican Craft Beer

Written by Patrick McEvoy. Owner of Elizabeth Station and the Bellingham Tap Trail Bottle Editor. He covers a variety of craft beer industry topics. My...

IPAs Account for 25% of Craft Beer Growth

We all know the Tap Trail loves IPAs. BUT our highly scientific poll recently denounced the IPA as the single most hated beer style....