Tap Roundup 11/8

Pint Points Join Stemma Brewing for a Whatcom Creek restoration party on November 17 from 10 am to 1 pm! Space is limited to 20 volunteers and there will be celebratory beers from 1-4 at Stemma after as well as an awesome raffle. Thanks for doing your part for the environment, [...]

2019-11-08T12:00:55-08:00

Tap Roundup 9/27

Pint Points Thousand Acre Cider House has a weekend long cider release of Schilling's chai spice infused cider (Chaider) both on draft and served mulled! It's super delicious and the perfect fall treat, so make sure you stop in for happy hour tonight, or just-because sometime this weekend. Tomorrow! Join Aslan [...]

2019-09-27T13:52:34-07:00

Tap Roundup 9/20

  Pint Points Join Overflow Taps for one of their greatest parties of the year– Soktoberfest! At 3 pm in their Barkley Village location, they'll be hosting a wide variety of German Oktoberfest inspired beers, games like stein hoisting, corn hole, ring toss and a costume contest. This events help collect [...]

2019-09-20T13:18:53-07:00

Tap Roundup 9/6

Pint Points 122 West Brewing's Grand Opening today through Saturday! Come visit Bellingham's newest brewery and welcome them to the neighborhood Elizabeth Station has a really special event today, starting at 3pm. They'll be tapping a bunch of kegs from the venerable Hill Farmstead! This is a special opportunity! Aslan Barrel [...]

2019-09-06T12:54:39-07:00

Tap Roundup 4/12

Pint Points April 19-27th is Bellingham Beer Week! This is our favorite week of the year! You can find details on the Tap Trail website and keep your eyes out for a Beer Week Event Roundup next week. Your favorite local spots to grab a pint have a lot of special [...]

2019-04-12T12:32:47-07:00

Tap Roundup 3/29

Pint Points Join Aslan and Kulshan for the release of Mountain Lion IPA on April 5th at the Aslan Depot. This is Aslan's first collaboration with a brewery in Bellingham proper, exciting stuff! There will be two packaged options available, don't miss it! Stones Throw hosts their 3 year anniversary block [...]

2019-03-29T13:06:20-07:00

Brewers by the Bay: Beer for a Safer Bloedel Donovan

Each year, Bellingham Bay Rotary Club focuses on many philanthropic efforts. For the last 13 years, Brewers by the Bay, which began as a very small beer festival, has grown into one of Bellingham's favorite summer events and become one of Rotary's most lucrative fundraisers for the year. Breweries from Washington, [...]

2019-03-15T10:56:58-07:00

Enjoy Hundred North Restaurant in the hop fields of Atwood Ales

BLAINE, WA, August 10th and 11th — Bellingham fine dining restaurant Hundred North and Belgian style farmhouse brewers Atwood Ales are partnering to bring the Pacific Northwest its own field dinner, in the style of chef Jim Denevan. Field dinners were conceived to bring diners away from restaurants and to integrate [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:03-07:00

Bacon and Kegs Festival coming to Bellingham in August

Whatcom Center for Early Learning will present the 1st annual Bacon & Kegs Festival at the Depot Market Square on Sunday, August 26. The festival will feature beer and cider from PNW breweries, bacon-inspired foods from local vendors and live music from Baby Cakes, Lost at Last and Lindsay Street. Wondering [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:03-07:00

Brewers by the Bay: Bellingham’s returning summer favorite

Beer drinkers in Bellingham travel far and wide for beer festivals throughout spring and summer. Lucky for us and our constantly expanding beer market, we don't have to wait a whole year to drink beer with our friends in Bellingham's own Depot Market Square. In fact, a month from today, you [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:05-07:00

Twin Sisters Brewing Company, collaborates with three Bellingham breweries to announce “Coming Soon”

  BELLINGHAM, WA, March 28 - Twin Sisters Brewing Company announces their entrance to the Bellingham beer community with the release of three collaboration beers with local Bellingham breweries. Twin Sisters Brewing Company has collaborated with Menace Brewing, Aslan Brewing Company, and Chuckanut Brewery. Join each brewery for a collaboration brewers [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:10-07:00

Boundary Bay to host Bootlegger Speakeasy this month

  To mark the release of the 2017 Bootlegger Barrel Series, Boundary Bay is hosting a 1920s themed release party on December 21, from 6 to 9 pm in the Mountain Room. The Bootlegger Speakeasy will feature historical trivia by The Good Time Girls, and Boundary Bay Catering will provide complementary [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:15-07:00

What to know about Bellingham’s Best Beertenders

  There are a dozen qualities we look for in our search for Bellingham's Best Beertender; whether its a certain level of charm or an abundance of beer knowledge, just to name a few, your favorite beertender probably fits the frame perfectly. The beer drinkers of Bellingham have spoken this year, [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:18-07:00

Camber and Wander Brewing collaborate on Autumnal Beer Dinner

Bellingham is arguably at it’s best during fall. Clear, sunny days and leaves crunching under our feet make the dropping temperature more bearable. There’s something to be said for the beginning of a season where dark beer and comfort food become a priority, and two local businesses are ringing it in [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:19-07:00

Beer and coffee festival brings together local favorites

If you live in Bellingham, there’s a high chance you have a liquid vice, whether it be one of the dozens of high quality coffee varieties offered around town, or the product of a booming craft beer scene. Between the dozen breweries and even more coffee shops, there’s a whole world [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:20-07:00

5 things every beer lover should know about Oktoberfest

  Chances are good you know at least something about Oktoberfest. Even the most buzzed among us would be able to deduce that it’s some sort of German party, and of course everyone knows that its mascot is someone raising a liter-sized stein of lager, wearing either a dirndl dress or [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:23-07:00

This weekend, help these Bellingham breweries help others

I can’t think of an industry that is more charitable or gives back more to its local communities than the brewing industry, and Bellingham breweries are as generous as they come. A few events this weekend are perfect examples, even though this is just a slice of what our local breweries [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:23-07:00

List of Bellingham brewery collaborations for Washington Collaboration Festival

  The Washington Collaboration Festival is coming on August 19th and Bellingham breweries are well represented. Brewers from Aslan, Boundary, Kulshan, Melvin and Wander are teaming up with other Washington breweries to produce some awesome brews. If some of you are wondering, "Yes, Melvin is a Bellingham brewery." David Meadows will [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:25-07:00

Bale Breaker Brewing announces Harvest Collaboration Series with four breweries

Bale Breaker Brewing just announced plans to collaborate with four different breweries this hop harvest season. “Brewers from across the country are planning trips to the hop fields of Yakima Valley for our upcoming harvest,” says Jessica Hawkins, Bale Breaker’s marketing manager. "It's the perfect time to brew with some of [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:25-07:00

Tap Roundup – 4/7

Our email list is the first to hear about new local brewery openings, breaking news, exclusive gear deals & general craft greatness. Infrequent and always full of beer. Sign up here. Pint Points It's National Beer Day! Raise a pint of beer...to beer, I guess. It's basically like every day for you, but [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:36-07:00

Beer Review #65 — Fort George Suicide Squeeze Special Edition

Happy Monday! We've got a freshly released hoppy treat to sample today. Fort George has long been a staple in my fridge, their Three Way IPA is always a treat, Suicide Squeeze is one of their rotating IPA releases, along with Magnanimous, Overdub, and Fresh IPA. These beers are always heavily [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:37-07:00

Big Boots Brew Day: Stones Throw Brewery and Women in Beer

  Led with the help of Janelle Pritchard, Stones Throw Brewery is raising money for the Pink Boots Society and hosting a "Big Boots Brew Day." A team of women in the local craft beer industry have collaborated on a beer recipe and will be brewed at Stones Throw Brewery on [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:38-07:00

Pacific Northwest Homebrewers Conference March 17-18

  Registration is open for the second annual Pacific Northwest Homebrewers Conference (PNWHC) March 17-18 in Vancouver, WA. The regional conference welcomes homebrewers from British Columbia, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington and beyond to expand their brewing skills through two days of educational seminars, networking opportunities and evening tasting events. The PNWHC [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:38-07:00

Boundary Bay cans 600 cases of Cedar Dust IPA

  2017 might be Bellingham's year of the can. There seems to be one or two new canning releases nearly every week. Wander Brewing, Structures and Kulshan Brewing have made canning a pretty important part of their distribution strategy. Wander just released it's Shiny Objects Double IPA. Structures' most recent aluminum [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:44-07:00