Kevin Forhan Joins Flying Bike As Head Brewer

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I became a member/owner of Flying Bike Cooperative Brewery back in 2011 as member number 12 and, shortly after joining, became a member of the Flying Bike board of directors.  Today, I’m no longer a board member but retain my membership and so, it is with a sense of pride and excitement that I’m able to report that well known Seattle brewer, Kevin Forhan, has been announced as Flying Bike’s head brewer.

Kevin has brewed for Pike Brewing Company, Big Time Brewery & Alehouse, Elysian Brewing and, most recently, was with RAM Restaurant And Brewery at their Northgate location.  The timing is fortuitous as well, since Flying Bike’s new 7 barrel brewing system just arrived this week.

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10 Great Upcoming Events And Releases

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The holiday season kind of snuck up on me this year.  Just yesterday, my wife and I had to go out to run a few errands and we were amazed at how large the holiday shopping crowds were.  Granted, it was pretty nice out this weekend; cold but sunny and clear, so I suppose there were a lot of people trying to get a jump on their shopping.

As busy as everyone gets this time of year with family, shopping and general holiday preparations, it’s important to schedule a few diversions; y’know, to get your mind off all the happy, merry, cheery, I’m going to go insane if I hear ‘Jingle Bells’ one more time, omnipresence of the season.  To help you out on that front, here are 10 great craft beer events coming up between tomorrow, November 18th and Thursday, December 18th, just one week before Christmas.

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Recap Of The Beer And Burger Battle At Brouwer’s Cafe

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Beer and burgers – they were made to go together, but Brouwer’s brought things to a whole new level with their Beer And Burger Battle, which took place last Tuesday 5/14, during Seattle Beer Week 2013.  This epic gastronomic showdown pitted five different breweries against each other in a winner take all battle for beer and burger glory.  Last year’s defending champ, 21st Amendment Brewery, took on challengers: Big Time Brewery & Alehouse, Snipes Mountain Brewing, Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom, Maui Brewing Company and Green Flash Brewing Company.

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