Bellingham Brewed Reviews – Boundary Bay Galaxy Single Hop

  Welcome to Bellingham Brewed Reviews, where we review ONLY beers brewed in Bellingham. Opinions held here are not necessarily those of Tap Trail. On a similar theme as our most recent review, today we are visiting another Single Hop brew. The soon-to-be 21 year old Boundary Bay Brewery has been [...]


Boundary Bay Brewery ranked largest individual brewpub in United States

  Boundary Tap Room as seen from Railroad Ave. Boundary Bay Brewery and Bistro is the largest individual brewpub in the United States according to the Brewers Association’s 2015 statistics. Each year, the Brewers Association (BA) (a trade organization for the craft beer industry) releases annual production statistics for [...]


Bellingham Breweries Tell Us What’s in their Dream 6 Pack

  Beer says a lot about a person. Or so we'd like to think. Maybe beer is kind of like Bellingham's own astrological sign. "Oh, she's a stout person, uh?" "Your favorite beer is a Belgian wheat?!...hmmm..." Favorite beers represent not just one's palate, but their experiences and personality. Beers remind [...]


The Winner of Bellingham’s Best Beer of 2015 is…

The competition was tough. The votes were many & the craft beer love was deep. The whole Tap Trail could feel the love with each vote cast. Crowning Bellingham's best beer is a fitting way to round out 2015. With the recent opening of Bellingham's newest brewery, Structures Brewing, it's nice [...]


The Finalists of Bellingham’s Best Beer of 2015

  Bellingham has exercised it's constitutional right and voted! Our exit pollsters were working overtime and the feedback was, "Bellingham's love of Tap Trail beers runs DEEP!" The competition was so high that we had to expand the finals to the Top 3 Beers. There was a back and forth that would make [...]


Boundary Bay to Release Limited Edition Bootlegger Series

  Photo via Kulshan Brewing There's been a rash (ew. wrong word?) of local beer releases lately. North Fork surprised us with their Electric Berry. Let's not forget Structure's releases...of everything on Wednesday. Wander just released their Barley Humbug Winter Ale. Kulshan released their annual Russian Imperial Stout. Chuckanut Brewing is [...]


Boundary Bay Brews Up Special Beers for Back to the Future Day

  Holy 1.2 Gigawatts! It’s Back to the Future Day. On this day, in Back to the Future II, Marty McFly turned the clock on the DeLorean to Oct. 21st 2015. With the help of Doc Brown. In honor of this day, Boundary has teamed up with Pickford Cinema and has brewed [...]


Boundary Bay Brewery Unveils Plaque to Honor Owner Ed Bennett

      Me about to zip line Railroad Ave. Yesterday, Boundary Bay Brewery celebrated it's 20th Anniversary on Railroad Avenue. It was a huge celebration with a zip line, kids zone, multiple beer bars, marching band, circus acts and lots of food. The Boundary Crew on Stage [...]


Boundary Bay Named One of the 12 Best Breweries in WA State

Boundary Bay Brewery will celebrate it's 20th anniversary next Wednesday, Sept. 16th. It'll be one of the biggest celebrations of the year, so make sure you're there. This award winning brewery has been racking up the medals for years, including winning awards at this year's Washington Beer Awards and the North American Beer Awards. [...]


Boundary Bay Picks 350lbs of Hops for 20th Anniversary Beer

Ed and Janet from Boundary Bay Brewery headed to Virgil Gamache Farms and helped pick 350lbs of hops for they're upcoming 20th Anniversary Fresh Hop Pale. Virgil Gamache Farms is where the Amarillo hop was created! Boundary is using about 275-350lbs for wet hopping and Dry hopping - All fresh whole-cone Amarillo. The [...]


Barb’s Beer & Boundary Bay Brewery Featured on King 5 News

Late last week Tap Trail stopped in Boundary Bay Brewery and grabbed a pint with some of the good folks there. King 5 news was there to do a story on the heartwarming and important story behind Barb's Beer. Tom and Barb Murphy used to frequent Boundary Bay Brewery before her death from [...]


Boundary Bay Brewery and Wander Brewing Raise Money for Nepal

UPDATE: Foundation Restoration, who provides many of the anti-microbial, anti slip and high performance coating floors to Bellingham breweries, has agreed to donate $1.00 for ever beer sold today at Wander Brewing. From the owner Matt Shaver It has always been a desire as a company to give when we can. [...]


Food and Wine Magazine Names Boundary Bay in Top 10 Great Breweries

Another accolade for another brewery on the Tap Trail. The auspicious Food and Wine Magazine has named Boundary Bay Brewery one of it's Top 10 Great Breweries in America.  That's pretty awesome! From the article: One result of the craft beer explosion in the United States is that good beer is [...]

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