Nearing The Halfway Point Of Seattle Beer Week #8 – UPDATED

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Today, Monday May 16th, is day number 5 of Seattle Beer Week #8, which means we’re about halfway through.  Things kicked off last Thursday at Reuben’s Brews with the official tapping of the first keg of the official Seattle Beer Week beer: Daily Pale, followed by the opening night pub crawl.  I had to drop by Reuben’s, of course, for the kickoff and then found my way to Beveridge Place Pub for stop #3 on the crawl.

Since then, the events have been coming pretty much non-stop.  The highlights for me so far have been the Underberg Back In Black Stout Fest at Brouwer’s Cafe, Satanic Metal C.O.W. Night at Toronado and, even though I had to leave a bit early, Firestone Walker & Holy Mountain last night at The Pine Box.

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Gird Your Liver For A River Of Barleywine At Beveridge Place & Brouwer’s Cafe – UPDATED 2/21/2013

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According to Punxsutawney Phil, Spring is coming early this year and it sure does seem like it around Seattle lately.  That means it’s time to start thinking about leaving all those wonderful Winter beers behind and looking ahead to Barleywines.  Lucky for us, two of Seattle’s most well known and popular Barleywine festivals are approaching fast. 

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