Beer Review #53 — Fremont Field To Ferment Fresh Hop Pale Ale(s)

Fresh hop season is upon us and I could not be any happier. Fremont has been giving us delicious but limited fresh hop beers from their kick ass Cowiche Canyon hop program, where they partner with hop growers to grow small plots of organic delicious hops. For the first time this [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:57-07:00

Beer Review #23 — Deschutes Chasin’ Freshies Fresh Hop IPA

Fresh hop season has been upon us for quite some time now, there have been many delicious renditions, and a few duds of suds so far. Everything from "Fresh Hop" to "Wet Hop" and everything in between, it is certainly harvest time for hops, and most definitely time to reap the [...]

2018-10-18T13:24:28-07:00

Boundary Bay Brewery turning 20, throwing massive block party

Boundary Bay Brewery turns 20 on Wednesday, Sept. 16, and it will be celebrating with the “biggest, baddest block party Bellingham has ever seen!” This milestone happens to fall right in the middle of Bellingham Beer Week, which makes it even more special. Admission is free and all ages are welcome. [...]

2018-10-18T13:27:32-07:00

Sierra Nevada’s Hop Hunter IPA unlike any other fresh hop beer

After hops are harvested in the fall, typically from August through September, they generally take one of two paths. Most of them are immediately dried in a kiln, and then the whole cones are compressed into bales or processed into pellets or hop extract. The remaining small amount is immediately sent [...]

2018-10-18T13:30:22-07:00
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