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.

Tap Roundup 8/16

Pint Points Chuckanut hosts their Oktoberfest in less than a month! They know a thing about German beer so you may want to mark your calendars for September 14th... If you're a lady in the craft beer industry, Pink Boots Society Bellingham is hosting their first educational event as an [...]

By |2019-08-16T10:26:37+00:00August 16th, 2019|

Tap Roundup 8/9

Pint Points Welcome to Bellingham, Thousand Acre Cider House! Check out our latest article breaking down this rad, educational, community-focused, local business. Beer-lovers, get ready to also be cider-lovers. For those of you that already drink cider, you have a new playground! You can now find Herb's Cider Special Reserve [...]

By |2019-08-09T11:53:01+00:00August 9th, 2019|

Introducing Thousand Acre Cider House

Over the last two years, Bellingham, having become a craft beer destination, has snuggled up to a new libation– craft cider. With the opening of Herb's Cider, Lost Giants Cider and Bellingham Cider Company, all within the last 18 months. They joined Bellingham's original cider company, Honey Moon. But Bellingham's [...]

By |2019-08-09T11:46:40+00:00August 9th, 2019|

Tap Roundup 8/2

Pint Points Cider lovers, Thousand Acre Cider House is on the way! Keep your ears and eyes open for a new cider option downtown. We can't wait to see what it's like! Aslan is getting closer to opening it's doors to Aslan Seattle in Fremont at the end of September! [...]

By |2019-08-02T14:52:58+00:00August 2nd, 2019|

Tap Roundup 7/25

Pint Points Mark your calendars for August 4th as Boundary Bay and Gruff come together for Adult Swim: Neighborhood Summer Block Party! There will be beer-a-flowin' and water balloons a-flyin. Make sure you check it out! Tonight! Gruff is featuring some special food for y'all, check out Krewe Catering and satisfy [...]

By |2019-07-26T09:04:47+00:00July 25th, 2019|

Melvin Brewing Bellingham gains new local ownership and name change

The deal closed last week, and just like that Melvin Brewing Bellingham was put into new hands. Gary Pickering took over the brewery and restaurant at 2416 Meridian St., and within a month, the building will no longer be Melvin Brewing, but an entirely new brand with a new menu [...]

By |2019-07-19T12:17:16+00:00July 19th, 2019|

Tap Roundup 7/19

Pint Points Boundary Bay and Atwood Ales join local firefighters in a collaboration beer made to raise money for Operation Warm, giving local elementary school children new coats for the winter. This Saturday, 7/20, you can help contribute by attending their fundraising event at Boundary Bay starting at 6 pm. [...]

By |2019-07-19T13:01:30+00:00July 18th, 2019|

Bellingham beer gives back through Operation Warm

Picture yourself in the Boundary Bay beer garden, also known as Bellingham's Backyard. The sun is shining, the corn hole is competitive and the beer is flowing. This time around, you have a raspberry saison in your hand, but it's so much more than a raspberry saison. Other than being [...]

By |2019-07-18T12:33:22+00:00July 18th, 2019|

Tap Roundup 7/12

Pint Points Join Atwood Ales, Boundary Bay and local firefighters for the Operation Warm  fundraiser on July 20th at Boundary Bay. Each year, Atwood, Boundary and local firefighters team up to make a special beer raising funds to buy coats for underprivileged kids in Whatcom County. This year, they've made [...]

By |2019-07-12T16:22:48+00:00July 12th, 2019|

Tap Roundup 7/5

Pint Points Join Boundary Bay on Sunday, July 7 for a World Cup viewing party! Kickoff starts at 8 am, don't miss it. Lost Giants Cider has a special infusion for you cider lovers this week, enjoy a blueberry ginger infused cider for a limited time! Cheers. Happy Independence Day [...]

By |2019-07-05T11:16:21+00:00July 5th, 2019|