Brewer for a Day: Brewing at Atwood Ales Farm Brewery

It’s 6:30 in the morning on a cold and dreary Wednesday in February. I pull up to the Atwood Ales Farm Brewery, which is a mere 2 miles south of the U.S.-Canada border, and I see owner/brewer Josh Smith quietly laboring away through the fogged-up windows of the old barn. After [...]

Brewer for a Day: Brewing at Atwood Ales Farm Brewery2018-10-18T13:21:12-07:00

Brewers Association releases list of 50 largest breweries of 2016

The Brewers Association (BA) – the not-for-profit trade group representing small and independent craft brewers – just released its annual lists of the top 50 craft and overall brewing companies in the U.S., based on beer sales volume. Of the top 50 overall brewing companies, 40 were craft brewing companies. The [...]

Brewers Association releases list of 50 largest breweries of 20162018-10-18T13:21:37-07:00

Beer brewers becoming coffee roasters

My two favorite beverages on earth are beer and coffee, and I even like them when they’re combined. Fortunately, many Bellingham breweries have produced coffee beers, including Aslan Brewing’s Java Lava Red Ale, which was made in collaboration with Bellingham Coffee Roasters; Chuckanut Brewing’s Bean Stop Porter, made in collaboration with The Bean [...]

Beer brewers becoming coffee roasters2018-10-18T13:23:19-07:00

2015 Best of the Bay Homebrew Competition winners announced

The largest homebrew competition in Whatcom County recently took place, and on Sunday, Aug. 2, the winners were announced at the Best of the Bay Awards Ceremony and Homebrew Festival, which was graciously hosted by Boundary Bay Brewery. The Best of the Bay Homebrew Competition (BOTB) is run by the Bellingham [...]

2015 Best of the Bay Homebrew Competition winners announced2018-10-18T13:27:38-07:00
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