Bale Breaker Brewing announces Harvest Collaboration Series with four breweries

Bale Breaker Brewing just announced plans to collaborate with four different breweries this hop harvest season. “Brewers from across the country are planning trips to the hop fields of Yakima Valley for our upcoming harvest,” says Jessica Hawkins, Bale Breaker’s marketing manager. "It's the perfect time to brew with some of [...]

2018-10-18T13:21:25-07:00

U.S. hop acreage reaches an all-time high

According to a report released last week by Hop Growers of America (HGA), an organization that promotes American-grown hops, U.S. hop acreage increased a whopping 18.5% this year. Total acreage now stands at 53,213, which is an all-time high and 8,303 more acres than 2015. With the number of craft breweries surging in [...]

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

Beer Review #25 — 4 Hands / Stone / Bale Breaker “Sorry Not Sorry IPA”

Man do we have some catching up to do. Beer releases this fall and early winter have been fast and furious. Lots of Barrel Aged beers floating around, 'tis the season. But I have been waiting and waiting for this one for a while now. I first got wind about 6-8 [...]

2018-10-18T13:24:11-07:00

Beer Geography 101

Bellingham Tap Trail loves infographics because...well, why wouldn't we? We recently covered Belgian Beer 101, so let's look at Beer Geography 101.  This awesome infographic from BrewDog tells you what each respective region's contribution to beer has been. Everywhere from Copenhagen to San Diego and, of course, Yakima Valley Hops. Once [...]

2018-10-18T13:31:21-07:00
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