Tap Roundup – 6/10

  It's Friday and we've got another edition of Tap Roundup to give you all the going-ons and new beers on the Tap Trail. It's been a big week in Bellingham Beer news! If you want to get deals on gear, Breaking Beer News, new brewery announcements than signup for our [...]

Tap Roundup – 6/102018-10-18T13:22:34-07:00

Wander Brewing to Release 2016 Wild Warehouse

  Wander Brewing's Wild Warehouse Barrel Aged Farmhouse Ale was judged the best barrel aged beer in the country in 2015 at the Great American Beer Festival. It's that good. It's released once every year and this year's event will be this Saturday, April 9th. When I spoke to Wander's owner, Chad Kuehl, [...]

Wander Brewing to Release 2016 Wild Warehouse2018-10-18T13:22:45-07:00

Wander Brewing Releasing Sauraha Sour Blond on Thursday

  Photo by Damian Vines Photography Wander Brewing has released awesome bottle after awesome bottle. This is backed up by their recent Gold at the GABF for their Wild Warehouse Belgian. Thursday (tomorrow!) they will release their next bottle, Sauraha Sour Blond. They sent us a press release with all [...]

Wander Brewing Releasing Sauraha Sour Blond on Thursday2018-10-18T13:23:01-07:00

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 [...]

Bellingham Breweries Tell Us What’s in their Dream 6 Pack2018-10-18T13:23:05-07:00

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 [...]

The Finalists of Bellingham’s Best Beer of 20152018-10-18T13:23:25-07:00

Kulshan and Wander Brewing Take Home Awards at Brussels Beer Challenge

    Transporter The Tap Trail has gone international! Kulshan and Wander Brewing submitted beers to the Brussels Beer Challenge in Antwerp, Belgium. They flew their beer to Antwerp through the Brewers Association to be tasted. Fresh off their Gold Medal at the Great American Beer Festival, Wander Brewing decided [...]

Kulshan and Wander Brewing Take Home Awards at Brussels Beer Challenge2018-10-18T13:24:17-07:00

The Winner of Bellingham’s Best BeerTender is…

  Bellingham is full of amazing beertenders. They pour you amazing lagers and ales everyday at your favorite Tap Trail tap room. They answer questions about new taps, suggest what you should try next and know all the nuances and details of their tap list. They are also the ones directing [...]

The Winner of Bellingham’s Best BeerTender is…2018-10-18T13:24:22-07:00

Wander Wins Top Honors for their Sour Beer

Bellingham Breweries keep #winning. Fresh off their Gold Medal at the Great American Beer Festival, Wander Brewing's Raspberry Millie was named the top sour beer in Sip Northwest Magazine's "Best of the Northwest" edition. I was talking to Colleen from Wander last night while sipping their new fresh hop and she told me [...]

Wander Wins Top Honors for their Sour Beer2015-10-08T14:52:31-07:00

Wander Brewing’s Barrel Project Ready to Impress Again

The award winning Wander Brewing has been digging deep into the creative potential of its brewers and it's Barrel Project. Since they announced the Barrel Project almost exactly a year ago, they've been crafting and churning out a number of fine offerings. Wander developed the Barrel Project, which comprises 2,000sqft and includes barrels [...]

Wander Brewing’s Barrel Project Ready to Impress Again2018-10-18T13:27:34-07:00

Attention All Indecisive Beer Drinkers

Correction - 3:00pm: The highly scientific process overlooked the fact that you can't bring kids into K2. You can ignore that and bring your kids if you want, but it probably won't work since it's illegal and stuff. ----------------------------------- So you want to grab a pint at one of Bellingham's local craft [...]

Attention All Indecisive Beer Drinkers2018-10-18T13:27:35-07:00

(IPA) Instantly Popular Ale – Your Local Selection

You don't have to leave Bellingham to get your IPA fix on this fine holiday (National IPA Day). We have 8 amazing local IPA's right in our own backyard. So,.. what is an IPA? Kulshan Brewery summarized it nicely. "India Pale Ale was originally an English style of beer, popularized in [...]

(IPA) Instantly Popular Ale – Your Local Selection2018-10-18T13:27:38-07:00

Bellingham Breweries Win Big at North American Beer Awards

Bellingham breweries continue to delight the palates of everyone, from the casual drinker to the experts. Aslan Brewing Company, Boundary Bay Brewing, Chuckanut Brewery and Wander Brewing all won awards at the 2015 North American Beer Awards! Looks like Bellingham is the place to be for Dubbels. Boundary Bay took 1st in the category [...]

Bellingham Breweries Win Big at North American Beer Awards2018-10-18T13:28:15-07:00

Getting to Know Structures Brewing

Structures Brewing is Bellingham's newest announced brewery. They are apart of the 12 active and planned breweries in our fair city. These 12 will give us more breweries per capita than Seattle Washington and push us towards further regional and national recognition in the craft beer world. Stuctures Brewing is owned by James [...]

Getting to Know Structures Brewing2018-10-18T13:28:38-07:00

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. [...]

Boundary Bay Brewery and Wander Brewing Raise Money for Nepal2018-10-18T13:28:49-07:00

Wander Brewing Releases Barrel-Aged Imperial Global Mutt Baltic Porter Today

Chad over at Wander is keeping the surprises coming from their Barrel Project. They have been aging beers in barrels since last year. It wasn't until early last month that they added a 2,000sqft Barrel Aging facility. The barrels consists of Bourbon, Rye Whiskey, Chardonnay, Cabernet and Syrah. The last release was a [...]

Wander Brewing Releases Barrel-Aged Imperial Global Mutt Baltic Porter Today2018-10-18T13:28:52-07:00

Wander Brewing Doubles Capacity, Adds Barrel Aging Facility

Just received this press release from Colleen at Wander Brewing. Great things are afoot at Wander Brewing. Head on down there and take a peek at what's happening! --------------------------- BELLINGHAM, WA. (March 12, 2015) Wander Brewing is excited to announce our recent installation of additional cellaring tanks to expand our beer [...]

Wander Brewing Doubles Capacity, Adds Barrel Aging Facility2018-10-18T13:31:04-07:00

Bellingham’s Breweries and Food Trucks Support Each Other

Bellingham is rich with breweries and tap houses. We also have a growing food truck scene. My unofficial count is somewhere around ~30 food trucks. Everything from ice cream, to BBQ, meat pies and pizza. Currently, only a fraction of these are being used at breweries. But there are more breweries on [...]

Bellingham’s Breweries and Food Trucks Support Each Other2018-10-18T13:30:28-07:00

Bellingham’s Brewery Boom: Just how many can this city sustain?

With every new brewery that opens in Bellingham, I hear the same question in one form or another: Can Bellingham support yet another brewery? My short answer is a resounding YES. What follows is my long answer. Currently, there are five breweries in Bellingham – Boundary Bay, Chuckanut, Kulshan, Wander, and [...]

Bellingham’s Brewery Boom: Just how many can this city sustain?2018-10-18T13:30:39-07:00
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