Summer Release Party
Mar
30
5:00 pm17:00

Summer Release Party

  • Fremont Urban Beer Garden

Join us on Thursday, 3/30 for the release of Summer! Rain or shine, we’ll be creating our own “Fremont Summer" in the Urban Beer Garden—4 Summer infusions, beach balls, leis, summer tunes, and more! Summer will be on tap and available to-go beginning at 11am, but the party and tapping of the infusions starts at 5pm. Hope to see you there!

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Summer Ale tastes like tangerine flowers in a glass, endless days brewed into nectar of barley and hops. Four-hundred twenty reasons to enjoy this beer. Our answer to bigger is better, Summer Ale is as simple as craft beer gets. One grain, one hop. Simplicity...yet, so much more. "Beer has food value, but food has no beer value." – VWP
Down & Dirty: 2-Row Pale malt and Amarillo® hops. Nutten else. 
ABV: 5.2% IBU: 45
Availability: April 1 – August 31

Tri-Cities Craft Beer Fest
Apr
29
12:00 pm12:00

Tri-Cities Craft Beer Fest

  • Southridge Sports and Events Complex

Join us for the first ever Tri-Cities Craft Beer Festival at the Southridge Sports and Events Complex in Kennewick! This event will feature 35 Washington craft breweries pouring more than 100+ craft beers from the Home of the Hops. Come to the Tri-Cities Craft Beer Festival to learn more from Washington's expert brewers while you drink beer from the source, enjoy live music, and eat local food. 

Washington Brewers Festival
Jun
16
Jun 18

Washington Brewers Festival

  • King County’s Marymoor Park

Raise a glass with us on Father’s Day weekend as the Washington Beer Commission presents the 12th Annual Washington Brewer’s Festival at King County’s Marymoor Park! The Washington Brewer’s Festival is a unique all-ages beer festival where thousands of beer aficionados can sample more than 500 beers from 110 Washington breweries. In addition, the festival offers wine and cider tastings, great food trucks, live music and all-ages activities.

Weird Beer on the River
Jul
7
Jul 8

Weird Beer on the River

  • Marina Park

Weird Beer on the River is a community festival highlighting unique and interesting beer flavors. The event will feature many local breweries and food vendors and will also have live music. Make a day of it and get ready to taste some truly weird beers!

Bremerton Summer Brewfest
Jul
14
Jul 15

Bremerton Summer Brewfest

  • Bremerton Boardwalk

The 7th annual Bremerton Summer Brewfest is a two day event on the Bremerton waterfront, just a short walk from the Seattle - Bremerton ferry! This event features 30+ Washington breweries pouring more than 100 craft beers. To celebrate the Summer, Washington brewers will be focusing on fruit infused beers. Come to the Bremerton Summer Brewfest to learn more from Washington's expert brewers while you enjoy live music and local food. 

Brew Five Three
Aug
5
1:00 pm13:00

Brew Five Three

  • Broadway Between 9th & 11th

Enjoy 30+ Washington State brewers, grab some grub from local food trucks (open entire event), and listen to tunes at the fifth annual Brew Five Three! We hope to see you there!

Collaboration Festival
Aug
19
12:00 pm12:00

Collaboration Festival

  • South Lake Union Discovery Center Lawn

The Washington Beer Commission is excited to announce that the Washington Beer Collaboration Festival will return to the South Lake Union Discovery Center lawn on August 19, 2017. This festival will feature 25 unique collaboration beers from 50 different Washington breweries. These beers will highlight the creativity and collaborative spirit of the Washington Beer community. This is an outdoor tented event. 


Cask Beer Festival
Mar
25
12:00 pm12:00

Cask Beer Festival

  • Seattle Center Exhibition Hall

Washington Cask Beer Festival is one of the largest and longest-running events of its kind! This truly special event features only beers that are conditioned naturally, without artificially introducing CO2 into the cask. Beers are poured by gravity or via a beer engine and served at cellar temp to let the flavor nuances shine. It’s fresh, unfiltered, and simply one of the best ways to enjoy craft beer. Held each year in the heart of Seattle, this is a can’t miss event for beer lovers everywhere!

Farmer-Fisher-Chef Connection Tasting Event
Mar
20
4:30 pm16:30

Farmer-Fisher-Chef Connection Tasting Event

  • Bastyr University

The Farmer-Fisher-Chef Connection is a full day symposium on topics important to people in the food industry in the Pacific Northwest. F2C2, as it is known, attracts nearly 300 attendees -- farmers, fishers, ranchers, chefs, bakers, distillers, brewers, value added producers -- from every corner of the state, and beyond, for a day of interesting panels, lively discussion, useful networking, and the best lunch of the year. Following the event, there is a tasting event, and we'll be there pouring our finest!

Bacon, Eggs, & Kegs
Mar
11
Mar 12

Bacon, Eggs, & Kegs

  • CenturyLink Field North Plaza & East Main Concourse

Bacon Eggs & Kegs is the perfect celebration for foodie fanatics, local brew lovers, bacon enthusiasts, and anyone looking to start their day off right! Attendees are given a 5 oz. tasting glass upon entry to sip the best brews that the PNW has to offer. We hope to see you there!

Emerald City Comicon
Mar
2
Mar 5

Emerald City Comicon

  • Washington State Convention Center

Emerald City Comicon (ECCC), the premier comic book and pop culture convention in the Northwest, returns to our beautiful city of Seattle! We're very excited that our Dark Heron IPA is once again the Official Beer of ECCC! We will have a booth on the main floor to chat with fans, and Dark Heron IPA will be on tap in the Beer Garden on Level 1 of the Convention Center. We hope to see you there!

Hops & Props
Feb
25
6:00 pm18:00

Hops & Props

  • Museum of Flight

Hops & Props is a celebration of the best craft brews from across the Northwest and around the world – all in support of The Museum of Flight. Your commitment to the mission is greatly appreciated. Enjoy 3oz pours from over 70 brewers (140 beers and ciders to be exact), an epic spread of tastes from McCormick & Schmick’s, and live tunes. 

Seattle Magazine Comfort
Feb
25
5:00 pm17:00

Seattle Magazine Comfort

  • Fremont Foundry

Seattle Wine and Food Experience weekend continues on Saturday February 25, 2017. Make your way to Fremont Foundry for the weekend’s NEWEST addition, Comfort! Cozy up with Seattle’s best feel-good foods and crafty brews from mac and cheese to fried chicken, beer, cider, hot toddies, and more! Indulge on sweet and savory bites from local gastropubs and taverns while sipping on a diverse array of craft beverages from all over the Northwest!

Washington Beer Commission Open House
Feb
25
12:00 pm12:00

Washington Beer Commission Open House

Breweries participating in this state-wide open house have some tasty treats in store for you—ranging from rare barrel tastings and new seasonal releases to savory food pairings and other unique surprises. Stay tuned for details on what we'll be doing!

Brewology
Feb
17
7:00 pm19:00

Brewology

  • Pacific Science Center

Brewology is Pacific Science Center's annual science of beer event! The event will showcase a variety of Washington breweries and demonstrations. Guests will learn about the craft behind the brew. Tickets and more info here.

BeWild 2017 Speaker Series: RYAN HUDSON
Feb
14
7:00 pm19:00

BeWild 2017 Speaker Series: RYAN HUDSON

  • The Mountaineers Seattle Program Center

Join us and The Mountaineers on February 14 to welcome Ryan Hudson, a professional snowboarder who's passionate about providing outdoor education and leadership skills to inner-city youth. 

Severely impoverished since birth, Ryan was the youngest of five children. Even though he and his siblings were raised in and out of homeless shelters, Ryan was always drawn to the outdoors. He used to skate four miles to a skateboard park, spend all day skating, then skate back home. At 14, he found the Toussaint Academy, a shelter for homeless and runaway teenagers. It was here he was introduced to Outdoor Outreach, a nonprofit dedicated to empower at-risk youth through outdoor activities. They took him on his first snowboarding trip into the mountains. While other kids slept in the van, he just stared out the windows and thought ‘this is awesome.’ 

Today Ryan is a competing athlete and continues to be active with Outdoor Outreach. He wants to inspire current and future generations to find their passions in life and make it their purpose. He hopes to empower other at-risk youth to make positive, lasting changes in their lives through outdoor exploration. Join us to hear Ryan's story about the transformational power of outdoor experiences.

In addition to all of that, Fremont beer will be served! Tickets here.

Dark Heron Pint Nights
Feb
9
Feb 28

Dark Heron Pint Nights

  • Various Locations

Join us at one of our seven Dark Heron Pint Nights for a pint of the official beer of Emerald City Comicon and the chance to win tickets!

February 9, 5-7pm: Cafe Mox / February 16th, 6-9pm: Mox Boarding House / February 22nd, 6-9pm: Rainier Growlers / February 23, 5-9pm: Gameworks / February 23rd, 5-7pm: Bennidito's Pizza / February 24th, 9pm-12am: AFK Tavern / February 28th, 5-9pm: Gamma Ray Games & The Raygun Lounge

Dark Heron IPA Launch Party
Feb
2
5:00 pm17:00

Dark Heron IPA Launch Party

  • Urban Beer Garden

Join us in our Urban Beer Garden to celebrate the release of Dark Heron IPA, the official beer of Emerald City Comicon (ECCC) 2017! Dark Heron IPA will be on tap and available to-go in 22oz bottles! Kick back and relax with a pint of the Dark Heron and mingle with other pop culture Fans during this pre-ECCC celebration. Meet the ECCC and Fremont Brewing Team as well as Dark Heron comic artist Jen Vaughn! Cosplay is encouraged, but we encourage cosplay everyday– come dressed to conquer all evil. With plenty of chances to win awesome ECCC prizes and Tickets to the Show, you don’t want to miss this. We'll see you there! For more details, click here.

Belgian Fest
Jan
28
12:00 pm12:00

Belgian Fest

  • Fisher Pavilion at Seattle Center

The 8th Annual Belgian Fest will highlight 100+ Belgian-style beers crafted by Washington breweries. Featured beer styles include Tripels, Dubbels, Saisons, Wits, Abbeys and Lambics!
 

Strange Brew Fest
Jan
27
Jan 28

Strange Brew Fest

  • American Legion Hall

Strange Brew Fest returns for its 13th year! With 30 Pacific Northwest breweries and cideries, and over 60 strangely crafted concoctions, this is not to be missed! 

BeWild 2017 Speaker Series: Leif & Jim Whittaker
Jan
24
7:00 pm19:00

BeWild 2017 Speaker Series: Leif & Jim Whittaker

Join us and The Mountaineers on January 24 to kick off the 2017 BeWild Speaker Series as author Leif Whittaker and his father Jim Whittaker take the stage! Jim stepped into history on May 1, 1963 when he became the first American to summit Mt. Everest. Nearly five decades later, his son Leif followed in his footsteps to the top of the world - twice. Both father and son are accomplished authors and compelling, inspirational speakers, exploring themes of adventure, risk, perseverance, teamwork, friendship, and the beauty of the natural world. To make all of that even more exciting, we'll be there serving up Fremont's finest! Tickets here.

Chuck's CD 3rd Anniversary & Phantom Chair IPA Release
Jan
7
11:00 am11:00

Chuck's CD 3rd Anniversary & Phantom Chair IPA Release

  • Chuck's Hop Shop Central District

Chuck's Hop Shop Central District is celebrating their 3rd Anniversary on Saturday, 1/7! We were honored to brew Phantom Chair IPA, a NE Style IPA, to celebrate the occasion. Stop by Chuck's Hop Stop on Saturday to enjoy a pint and grab a 4-pack to-go!

PHANTOM CHAIR IPA

Three Years Ago, out of the darkest reaches of a lonely universe, on a spinning rock three planets from the burning Sun, emerged a hero to the unserved craft beer masses of Central Seattle (and their dogs and children). His name was Chuck. Bringing forth the light and vision to unite all the great Craft Beer Houses and Food Trucks into one glorious entity, Chuck’s Hop Shop Central District, Chuck’s CD, fought back the darkness of Corporate Beer to bring great beer and great people together. It is our honor to brew this Third Anniversary Beer for Chuck’s CD, and we hope you enjoy it with a friend, old or new, and raise a toast to Chuck’s CD and all the fine people who make it such a special place in our community. So, Phantom Chair IPA is a hazy IPA loaded with metric tons of hop goodness. DRINK THIS BEER FRESH…IT WILL NOT AGE. Bursting forth with Simcoe, Ekuanot, Columbus, and Unnamed Experimental Hops, this radiant, hazy IPA will remind you of the warmth and light brought into our world by Chuck and the fine people at Chuck’s Hop Shop Central District. History flows forward on rivers of beer. VWP

ABV: 6.0%, IBU: 50

Cascadia Grains Conference
Jan
6
Jan 7

Cascadia Grains Conference

  • South Puget Sound Community College

The 5th Cascadia Grains Conference will bring together 300 farmers, bakers, brewers, distillers, brokers, investors, policy-makers, and others to strengthen the role of grains in the agricultural and food economy of the maritime Pacific Northwest. 

The event features workshops and hands-on classes that focus on three value-added grain enterprises: poultry and livestock feed, brewing and distilling, and artisan baking. Over the past years, the conference has developed into a key educational event for producers and end-users and a wonderful opportunity to network and collaborate along the value chain. Also included will be a resource fair and networking sessions over breakfast, lunch and dinner. The conference will conclude with a Best of the Cascades Tasting tour featuring local breweries and distilleries.

For more information visit www.cascadiagrains.com

Lush IPA Release Party!
Jan
2
11:00 am11:00

Lush IPA Release Party!

  • Urban Beer Garden

We’ll be releasing Lush IPA, our new Spring Seasonal, on Monday, January 2nd in our Urban Beer Garden at 11am! In addition to having Lush IPA on draft, we’ll have a Citra hop infusion, a Mosaic hop infusion, and a Lush IPA cask! Lush IPA will also be available to-go in 22oz bottles as well as 6 and 12-pack cans. Hope to see you there! 
 
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LUSH IPA
We bring this tropical treat to you as a reminder of Spring’s coming, its rebirth and promise of sunny days forever. Lush is made with a hand-selected blend of malts and lush, tropical hops to help you bridge the last days of Winter and the coming of the Spring fever. We hope you enjoy this tropical treat, keep your sunglasses handy, and wash away your cares in the coming Spring rains. “For a moment, nothing happened. Then, after a second or so, nothing continued to happen.” – Douglas Adams
ABV: 7.0%, IBU: 80
Availability: January 1 – March 31
Down & Dirty: 2-Row Pale and Honey malts with Citra and Mosaic hops
Color: Bright orange
Aroma: Melon, tropical, citrus, spice
Flavor: Juicy, tropical, citrus, pepper