Layne Carter

About Layne Carter

Tap Trail's Assistant Editor, Layne Carter, grew up in Spokane, Washington but has spent the last five years in Bellingham studying journalism at WWU. When she’s not beertending around town, you can find her biking, drinking beer or biking to a number of local breweries for a beer.

Bellingham Area Breweries Win 23 medals at WA Beer Awards

It's award season, which means we get to bask in the glory of how amazing our town is when it comes to craft beer. It's clear that we live in a constantly growing US craft beer destination city, but seeing the breweries we know and love become recognized for the [...]

By |2019-06-17T13:54:19+00:00June 17th, 2019|

Tap Roundup 6/14

Pint Points Join Boundary Bay this afternoon/evening for their Citra Vibes Summer Beer Release Party! There will be kiddie pools, sprayers, beach balls & of course, Citra Weisse on draft. This is the perfect event for this muggy and hot weather we've had all week! Happy 1st Birthday to Lost Giants [...]

By |2019-06-14T20:31:43+00:00June 14th, 2019|

Tap Roundup 6/7

Pint Points Save the date for Lost Giants Cider's 1st birthday! There will be special ciders, games, raffles, food trucks and music in celebration of their first rotation around the sun. It's all on June 15th from 12-9 pm! On Friday, June 21, Aslan Depot hosts a Bright Night Market, featuring [...]

By |2019-06-07T15:00:51+00:00June 7th, 2019|

Bellingham breweries represent in 2019 North American Beer Awards

In the end of May, the North American Brewers Association holds their International Beer Awards Excellence in Brewing competition in Idaho Falls, Idaho. Qualified judges taste thousands of beers, ciders, meads and sodas. This year, Bellingham breweries took home a few medals of their own. Here's the Bellingham brews that [...]

By |2019-06-05T11:19:32+00:00June 5th, 2019|

Menace’s local legacy lives on through new ownership

Bellingham breweries come in many forms, whether it be a full restaurant with a high level of production and distribution, or a small taproom with outdoor seating and a view. There's a beer out there for everyone, each brewery offering our little beer-centric town something very different. Over the last [...]

By |2019-05-30T14:16:04+00:00May 30th, 2019|

Tap Roundup 5/31

Pint Points Happy 5th Birthday to Aslan Brewing! Thank you for making some delicious beer over the years and being an overall great contribution to our community. Make sure you don't miss their celebration this weekend this Saturday, June 1 from noon to midnight. There will be five beer releases, live [...]

By |2019-05-31T17:02:34+00:00May 30th, 2019|

Tap Roundup 5/24

Pint Points Atwood Ales will begin hosting brewery tours the first Saturday of each month throughout the summer starting June 1st! Head to their website to sign up for a day at their beautiful farm. Mark your calendars for Movie Mondays at Aslan Depot! Once a month the Depot will show [...]

By |2019-05-25T00:10:35+00:00May 24th, 2019|

Building a Brewery: Stemma Brewing to open within a month

We've been following Stemma Brewing for just under a year as they make their dreams of a family-owned and operated local brewery come true. As they've passed milestones like finally finding a location, ending the long wait for their licensing to go through in the midst of a government shutdown & [...]

By |2019-05-24T18:36:26+00:00May 24th, 2019|

Bellingham breweries are investing in Green Power

Walking from Dean Avenue into Wander Brewing, you likely notice the food truck out front, the high warehouse ceilings and the shiny, well-maintained brewing equipment that serves as a background for dozens of cheers’ a day. While on a stroll downtown, your attention may be caught by what Boundary Bay [...]

By |2019-05-21T13:00:34+00:00May 21st, 2019|

Tap Roundup 5/17

Pint Points Mark your calendars now, June is a big month of anniversary's for your favorite places for a pint. Aslan celebrates 5 years on June 1, Goods Local Brews is hosting their first anniversary party on June 1, and Lost Giants Cider turns 1 on June 15th. Congratulations to [...]

By |2019-05-17T14:24:27+00:00May 17th, 2019|