Summer Cider Day Is Coming To Port Townsend In August

SummerCiderDay1

I enjoy a good cider, but I don’t seem to drink enough of them.  When I go to a bar or taproom that serves both beer and cider on tap, it can be difficult to go for a cider when I see either a favorite beer or tap or one I haven’t tried before. There are far more ciders up on most tap lists that I haven’t tried yet, but I still tend to go for the beer more often than the cider.  I’m trying…

Perhaps Summer Cider Day will help.  This is the Fifth Annual Summer Cider Day and it takes place on Saturday, August 8 from 12 PM to 5 PM at the Northwest Maritime Center in Port Townsend out on the Olympic Peninsula.  They’ll have more than 60 ciders available to taste, on tap or from the bottle, from some of the best cideries in from Washington, Oregon and Montana.

Continue reading

A Trip Out To The Olympic Peninsula

971205_10201216277001141_387038683_n

Last weekend, my wife and I took a trip out to the Olympic Peninsula to visit some breweries (and also to do a bit of hiking up by Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park).  We had a great time, and I wanted to share my experiences and impressions of the breweries we visited with you.  We didn’t make it to every brewery on the peninsula (it was just an overnight trip), but we did manage to visit: Silver City Restaurant & Brewery, Hood Canal Brewery, Slippery Pig Brewery, Sound Brewery, Valhöll Brewing, and Port Townsend Brewing.

Continue reading