Tap Trail 9/28

Pint Points Tomorrow, Saturday 9/29, Aslan hosts their Fresh Hop Forum at the Depot location. Try fresh hop beers from local and Seattle breweries like Cloudburst, Holy Mountain, Stoup and more, and enjoy live music and food. A portion of proceeds benefits Growing Veterans. Aslan, Boundary Bay, Chuckanut, Kulshan and Wander [...]

2018-10-18T13:20:58-07:00

Building a Brewery: Stemma Brewing to enter Bellingham beer community

*We've mentioned Stemma in other stories and Tap Roundups in their beginning stages, but referred to them as Hoppa Brewing. After some decisions were made and copyright issues were smoothed over, Hoppa recently became Stemma* There's no doubt that Bellingham has shown endless support to breweries new to the local scene. Lucky [...]

2018-10-18T13:20:58-07:00

Tap Roundup 9/21

Pint Points Stones Throw has brewed their community fresh hopped beer, made with hops given to them from friends' and customer's gardens, and will celebrate on October 20 at their Fresh Hop + Fall Harvest Swap block party! Mark your calendars. Registration for Trails to Taps Relay is open! Each leg [...]

2018-10-18T13:20:59-07:00

Tap Roundup 9/14

Pint Points This Sunday, September 16, Elizabeth Station hosts the brand new Bellingham Chapter of the Pink Boots Society, an organization educating women in the craft beer industry and supporting the advancement of their careers in beer. Proceeds from a specialty donated keg during the event, as well as a dollar [...]

2018-10-18T13:20:59-07:00

Tap Roundup 9/7

Pint Points Elizabeth Station is hosting Ecliptic Brewing from Portland and Modern Times from San Diego, tonight for a release of their new collaboration, a pineapple hazy IPA as well as other beers from both brewers on draft. Don't miss it! Stones Throw is having their end of summer block party [...]

2018-10-18T13:20:59-07:00

Tap Roundup 8/31

Pint Points Elizabeth Station and Primer Coffee are hosting a block party on Sunday, September 2 at 3 pm. There will be a bouncy house, sangria stand, and of course enough beer and coffee to go around. Cheers! Atwood Ales needs your help picking hops! Sign up on their website to [...]

2018-10-18T13:20:59-07:00

Tap Roundup 8/24

Pint Points Sunday, August 26 is Bacon and Kegs takes over the Depot Market Square, a beer and bacon festival benefitting Whatcom Center for Early Learning. There will be two sessions available for entry, an all ages session from 11-3 and an over 21 session from 5:30-9 pm. Chili Bravo is [...]

2018-10-18T13:20:59-07:00

Tap Roundup 8/17

Pint Points Join Aslan for their Fresh Hop Forum at the Aslan Depot on September 29. Fresh hop season is upon us, meaning delicious and crisp fall beers will be gracing tap lists around town. Leave it to the Depot to curate a special tap list of the Northwest's best fresh [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:02-07:00

Tap Roundup 8/10

Pint Points Aslan has started a new program. Buy 1 pitcher of Classic Light and they'll get one tree planted. Drink for trees people! Aslan releases it's Blueberry Dojo bottles today @ Aslan Depot. It spent 15 months on blueberries! Twin Sisters Brewing Company and Beer Garden Bellingham's next cidery, Herb's [...]

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

Tap Roundup 8/3

Pint Points Happy International Beer Day!! Grab your passport and get out there and celebrate. Bellingham's newest hot beer location has officially opened. Bellingham Beer Garden and Twin Sisters Brewing are open. Details here. Bellingham Cider Company has adds brunch to it's menu starting this weekend at 10am Kulshan Brewing started [...]

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

Twin Sisters Brewing Company and Bellingham Beer Garden Open

Bellingham's beer scene has grown leaps and bounds over these past four years. Each offering it's own unique aesthetic, ambiance and surroundings. It's been a blistering pace of brewery after brewery. Followed by our recent splurge on the missing link of cideries, that round out our city's tap selection. But our [...]

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

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

Tap Roundup 7/27

Pint Points Twin Sisters Brewing is now open! Open everyday from 5pm to 9pm pouring their first three new beers. Go welcome them to the community! They'll be on this fall's Tap Trail Passport. Bellingham's Brewery onslaught continues! Hoppa Brewing, is finalizing a lease in the Roosevelt neighorhood. We'll share the [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:04-07:00

Tap Roundup 7/20

Pint Points On Saturday, July 21 from 7 pm to 11 pm, visit Boundary Bay to try the collaboration pineapple saison, which benefits Operation Warm, a national fundraiser to buy jackets for children in need, presented by IAFF 106 Bellingham/ Whatcom County Firefighters. Aslan is now canning their Coastal Pils! This [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:04-07:00

Off-Trail Gems

  We truly live amidst an embarrassment of zymurgical riches, with over 20 imbibing locations listed on the Tap Trail map. But maps can never include everything, and while the locations listed on the Tap Trail map are certainly the brightest stars of the Bellingham beer universe, there are plenty of [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:04-07:00

Tap Roundup 7/13

Pint Points Celebrate Pride weekend this Saturday at the Aslan Depot with Aslan and Fremont Brewing! Featuring the Aslan Ally Ale and the Fremont Pride Kolsch, a portion of the nights proceeds benefit different LGBTQ+ organizations. Lost Giants is officially available in cans, look for the Semi Sweet and Dry ciders [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:04-07:00

Tap Roundup 7/6

Pint Points Monday nights are Industry Night at the Aslan Depot! Come in with proof of employment in the service industry and get $1 off your beer or $10 off wine bottles. The week of July 13-July 22, Chuckanut celebrates their 10 year anniversary. With events happening every night including specialty [...]

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

Tap Roundup 6/29

Pint Points Keep up with Gruff Brewing Co.'s special World Cup viewing schedule with adjusted morning hours for early games and a Sunday brunch spectacular. Check out their Instagram for details. Beer Prom 2018 is TOMORROW (Saturday, 6/30)!!!! Check out all the collaborations brewed specifically for this event benefitting Lydia Place. [...]

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

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

Tap Roundup 6/22

Pint Points Bellingham cleaned up at the Washington Beer Awards this weekend! We are so lucky to be surrounded by such incredible breweries in this town. Wander won large brewery of the year! As well as Gold for Champagne Toast, Correspondent and WanderAle, Silver for Wild Warehouse, and Bronze for Doglost [...]

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

Tap Roundup 6/15

Pint Points Don't miss the Atwood & North Fork Sandwich event tonight at Elizabeth Station! From 5-9 pm, taste the two collaborative brews they made with some unexpected ingredients. We expect nothing less than totally weird and totally awesome from these two brewers. You can now find Kid Sister food truck at [...]

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

Welcoming Twin Sisters Brewing to Bellingham

For the last few months, the Sunnyland neighborhood has been home to a construction zone. Many might drive by and wonder what could be opening in their family-oriented neighborhood, and the answer is a little something for everyone. With an opening later this summer, Twin Sisters Brewing Company will check all [...]

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

‘Beer Hiking Pacific Northwest’ celebrates regional hikes and breweries

It’s hard to believe, but when Rachel Wood and Brandon Fralic came up with the idea to write a guidebook on hiking and beer just five years ago, Bellingham – as well as the entire state of Washington – only had half as many breweries as it does today. Incredulously, hiking [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:06-07:00

Tap Roundup 6/8

Pint Points Elizabeth Station is hosting a release event for 3-Way IPA tonight (Friday, 6/8), a collaboration between Hood River's Fort George Brewing, Seatttle's Holy Mountain Brewing, and San Diego's Modern Times. This highly anticipated annual release will be available in cans and on draft. On Tuesday, June 12, Kulshan is [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:06-07:00

Tap Roundup 6/1

Pint Points Remember to check out Aslan's 4th Anniversary on Saturday, June 2! Two new can releases, the Ally Ale benefitting Northwest Youth Services, as well as Alligator Suitcase Double IPA. With musical performances and a visit from the Bellingham Circus Guild, helping Aslan ring in 4 years will be an [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:06-07:00

Goods Local Brews sees success as neighborhood, family-friendly spot

What has been noticed by many Bellingham residents as a small, colorful, local produce stand in the Fountain neighborhood has now made the most of their space on Northwest Avenue. Expanded toward the street and newly renovated on the inside, Goods Local Brews has seen success in recent weeks after serving [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:06-07:00

Tap Roundup 5/25

Pint Points Ski to Sea is proving to be a beer-heavy event! Join Bellingham breweries for block parties and commemorative beers. TONIGHT (Friday 5/25) is Boundary Bay's Ski to Sea Block party! TOMORROW (Saturday 5/26) join Stones Throw for their block party! Live music, good beer, better company at both locations. [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:06-07:00

Tap Roundup 5/18

Pint Points Join Aslan Brewing Company for their fourth birthday on June 2. Aslan's known for throwing a good party, don't miss music, a double can release and much more at both locations. Speaking of can release, check out Aslan's hilarious video for the new Alligator Suitcase cans coming soon! Boundary [...]

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

Tap Roundup 5/10

Pint Points We heard word of a collaboration between Atwood Ales and Elizabeth Station's staff.... after some time sitting in barrels, we are looking forward to tasting the excellence that will be the collaboration between these two local beer entities! Aslan is releasing Disco Lemonade, a seasonal yet very popular Berliner [...]

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

Herb’s Cider to open tasting room in heart of downtown

Tim Alexander, Owner of Herb's Cider In the last six months, the cider scene in Bellingham has been growing rapidly, resembling the craft beer boom we saw years ago. With the recent success of Bellingham Cider Company, Lost Giants Cider Co. opening in a matter of weeks (joining Bellingham's [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:08-07:00

Bellingham breweries win four medals at 2018 World Beer Cup

  In case you weren't aware, Bellingham's craft beer community brews some of the best beer in the world. This year's World Beer Cup continued to prove that to everyone. Every two years the World Beer Cup is hosted held at the annual Craft Brewers Conference (CBC.) The Craft Brewers Conference [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:08-07:00

Tap Roundup 5/4

Pint Points Thank you for an amazing Bellingham Beer Week! We hope you had as much fun as we did. Wander's Anniversary Weekend kicks off today, starting at noon check out some special surprises in cans and on draft. Congratulations to Chuckanut, Boundary and Aslan on winning Gold for the pilsner [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:08-07:00

Tap Roundup 4/27

Pint Points Come celebrate Wander Brewing's 4th Anniversary! Mark your calendars for May 4 and 5. Festivities include live music, multiple food trucks, a fire pit, and special glassware and can releases. Illuminati will host the final event of Bellingham Beer Week on Sunday, April 29. Beer and Bluegrass will round [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:09-07:00

Tap Roundup 4/20

Pint Points Happy Bellingham Beer Week! Aslan releases a new can this Saturday, 4/21 at the Aslan Depot. The Depot will open at 12 noon that day in order to welcome Cosmic Dreams IPA to their can family, just in time for Beer Week! Aslan will also host a beach clean [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:09-07:00

Tap Roundup 4/13

Pint Points Aslan is partnering up with Ciao Thyme to host a 5-course beer dinner, each course being paired with their latest bottle releases. The event is on Friday, April 20 at Ciao Thyme Commons. Structures has some special releases in store, old and new, in celebration of National Saison Day [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:09-07:00

Ferndale’s DownTime Taps to be Washington’s first self-serve taphouse

For over the last year, craft beer lovers in Ferndale have had to make the drive into Bellingham to enjoy a pint. Since Maggie’s Pub closed in early 2017, there hasn’t been a taproom in Ferndale, making it hard for some residents to justify going out, weighing the risk of drinking [...]

2018-04-13T09:22:46-07:00

Tap Roundup 4/6

Pint Points The Boundary Bay Cedar Dust Trail Day is this Sunday, April 8 at 9 am. If beer, food and mountain biking trails sound like a good way to spend your weekend, meet at the South Lake Padden parking lot at 9 am. More details can be found on the [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:09-07:00

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