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!
- A few partners (Ron Extract and Amber Watts) of Jester King Brewing, out of Austin, Texas, will be leaving to start a brewery in “rural Washington” to be opened by the end of 2017. The rumor is that it will be in Skagit County. We’ve reached out to the owners and are waiting to hear back. Their blog said “rural Washington.” That could be anywhere, but we’ve been piecing together discussions from those in the brewing community and it seems to lead to Skagit. We’ll report when we have direct info.
- Aslan Brewing added a 60bbl fermenter and a 45bbl bright as part of a larger plan to expand.
- Wander Brewing and Boundary Bay won awards at the North American Beer Awards.
- The last keg – ever – of Structure’s famed Buzz Words might be nearly gone. Make sure you head in today and try it!
- Whatcom County’s newest brewery, Atwood Ales, is now available at Elizabeth Station (while supplies last) and, as mentioned before at the Bellingham Farmers Market every Saturday.
- Chuckanut’s Pilsner is winning our Best Summer Beer poll.
- Elizabeth Station is selling tickets to their 4th Annual Sour Fest (get your tix now!)
A traditional Dutch-style beer containing multiple types of oats that make up 45% of the grain bill.
ABV: 9% IBU: 50
A Golden Ale with herbal / lemony notes and a clean malt finish; an exploration of the classic Belgian Strong.