Airways Brewing Company Releases #AvGeek Hoppy Pale Ale


Airways Brewing Company (CBM Sponsor) is obsessed with all things having to do with aviation.  This should come as no surprise based on their name, and is obvious to anyone who has visited the brewery in Kent.  Now, to help celebrate that obsession, Airways Brewing is releasing #AvGeek Hoppy Pale Ale.  A limited edition Pale Ale Brewed in conjunction with, #AvGeek Hoppy Pale Ale will be available in time for the annual Aviation Geek Fest (Feb. 21-22 in Seattle).

Here is the full press release from Airways Brewing Company:

KENT, Wash. (February 12, 2015) – Beginning Thursday, February 12, Western Washington area craft beer lovers can begin stocking up on Airways Brewing Company’s® #AvGeek Hoppy Pale Ale. This beer is being brewed in conjunction with to be available in time for the annual Aviation Geek Fest.

“From the theme of our brewery, it’s obvious I’m an AvGeek,” said Alex Dittmar, founder and head brewer at Airways Brewing Company. “As we near our 5th anniversary, it seems like a good time to celebrate the other passion we have besides beer.”

“On behalf of myself and the entire AirlineReporter team, we’re excited to partner with Airways Brewing to celebrate this AvGeek-themed beer,” said David Parker Brown, Editor-In-Chief and founder of AirlineReporter. “At Aviation Geek Fest, we celebrate the best of Puget Sound aviation with readers from around the world.  It’s only fitting that we toast the experience with an amazing aviation-themed brew.”

#AvGeek Hoppy Pale Ale features experimental hop 07270 from Hopsteiner in Yakima—hop “727” so to speak— the perfect hop for an airliner-enthusiast beer. After all, what true AvGeek doesn’t like the 727? At 6.1% and 50 IBU, this beer is designed to showcase the hop flavors and aroma, and also be extremely balanced.

#AvGeek Hoppy Pale Ale will be available on draught and in 22-ounce bottles at both Airways locations and select specialty bottle shops starting February 12th.

For more information, be sure to follow Airways Brewing Co. on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, or visit

About Airways Brewing Company

Founded in Spring 2010, Airways Brewing Company is a growing microbrewery located in Kent, Washington. Currently producing several year-round and seasonal offerings—including Sky Hag IPA®, Seat Kicker® IPA, Loud Lady® IPA, Pre Flight Pilsner™, Maylani’s™ Coconut Stout, and PSA® Summer Ale—Airways Brewing also features limited edition beers throughout the year. Pints, tasters, bottles, cans, and growler fills are available at the brewery’s Kent Tap Room, open TuesdayWednesday from 3–8 pm, ThursdayFriday from 3–9 pm, and Saturdays from 3-7 pm (6644 S 196th Street, #T-100). Pints, packaged products, and delicious Northwest-style food can be found at the Airways Brewing Beer &Bistro in downtown Kent, SundayThursday from 11 am–9 pm, and FridaySaturday from 11 am–10 pm (320 W Harrison). Offerings from Airways Brewing can also be found in specialty bars, bottle shops and restaurants throughout Western Washington and the greater Portland, Oregon area.  For more information about the brewery or Bistro, visit

About AirlineReporter

Founded in 2008, AirlineReporter is a trusted source for all things aviation, airline, and travel.  Founded by David Parker Brown, the site has a staff scattered across the globe, bringing readers first-hand experiences, unique feature stories, and industry news coverage and trends.  With nearly 60,000 followers on Twitter, and millions of annual readers, AirlineReporter encourages aviation enthusiasts to embrace their inner #AvGeek

Even though the Aviation Geek Fest isn’t taking place until February 21st, you can get a taste of this beer starting today.  As noted above, #AvGeek Hoppy Pale Ale will be available on tap at both Airways Brewing locations and available in 22oz bottles.  Watch for them to show up soon at your local craft bottle shop.

Drink responsibly and stay safe out there.

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