Tap Roundup 1/17

Pint Points Next Thursday, January 24th, @ciaothyme and Aslan are teaming up to host an extra special beer dinner event in the @ciaothymecommons. The dinner will feature select beers from Aslan's barrel program to pair with a 5-course winter dinner. Additionally, Head Brewer Frank Trosset will discuss the beer pairings and [...]

By |2019-01-18T15:29:30+00:00January 17th, 2019|

Tap Roundup 11/2

Pint Points This Saturday, Elizabeth Station hosts a Specialty Coffee Beer event from 8 am to 8 pm! Coffee collaborations with Twin Sisters, Menace, Structures, Mirage (Seattle) and North Fork will be available as flight specials or individually. Come see how delicious ES counterpart Primer Coffee pairs with beer! Mark your [...]

By |2018-11-02T14:05:40+00:00November 2nd, 2018|

On naming beers

With all the challenges of opening a brewery these days, coming up with names for beers is usually low on a brewer’s priority list. If anything, it may be viewed as one of the “fun” tasks. But it shouldn’t be taken lightly, as it’s an important part of a brewery’s brand. [...]

By |2018-10-18T13:21:03+00:00July 27th, 2018|

Tap Roundup 2/9

Pint Points Bellingham's newest brewery in the works, Twin Sisters Brewing Company, is doing three preliminary releases, all collaborations with local brewers. They've already started their brew with Aslan, but be on the look out for future beers with Chuckanut and Menace. Bellingham Cider Company opens today @ 5pm! Be sure [...]

By |2018-10-18T13:21:13+00:00February 9th, 2018|

Tap Roundup 9/29

Pint Points Illuminati Brewing Company started their new baguette sandwich service out of their brewery. Now, not only can you find a variety of cheeses that pair well with both beer and wine, but enjoy a sandwich and a pint for this week's football games. Boundary Bay released a date for [...]

By |2018-10-18T13:21:22+00:00September 29th, 2017|

Tap Roundup 9/22

Pint Points Perfectly timed with Seafeast, Atwood Ales will have their Dark Tide Oyster Stout and Tide Flats Oyster Gose available this weekend at the farmer’s market. Check out the article about Atwood Ales in the newest issue of Bellingham Alive! Kulshan is hosting Oktoberfest on Saturday, September 23 at K2. [...]

By |2018-10-18T13:21:22+00:00September 22nd, 2017|

Cholaca, world’s first and only liquid cacao, is a game changer for beer, coffee, cocktails

I love chocolate porters, stouts, and brown ales, but most of the commercial examples I have had lack the chocolate depth I desire, and many seem to get their chocolaty flavor more from dark malts than actual chocolate additions. I get it, though. As a homebrewer, I understand how challenging it [...]

By |2018-10-18T13:21:34+00:00May 17th, 2017|