Poker N’ Pints Returns To South Seattle Next Month

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How would you like to visit five of Seattle’s South end breweries, have some poker-themed fun and help out Washington Wild and Brewshed Alliance at the same time?  Sound too good to be true?  Well Washington Wild is making it a reality as Poker N’ Pints returns to South Seattle on February 18th.

Participating breweries this year include: Counterbalance Brewing Company, Flying Lion Brewing, Lowercase Brewing, Machine House Brewery, and Tin Dog Brewing. Stop by each brewery to build your hand then, at your last stop, play your hand against the house to win a swag bag.

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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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Poker N Pints Returns Later This Month

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Back in September, I published an article that gave you lots of great reasons to visit some of the breweries in Seattle’s South end (I can’t believe I neglected to include Big Al Brewing Company in that article.  I’m so sorry, Al!  I’ll come by for a visit soon.)  Now I’ve got another reason for you to visit the South end.  Coming up on Saturday, February 20th is South Seattle Poker N Pints.

This one day, multi-brewery event lets you enjoy great craft beer from local breweries and play a little poker to win some swag, all while helping raise funds for the Washington Brewshed Alliance who has taken over the organization of this event this year from Lisa Rough of Tin Dog Brewing Company.

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Three Craft Beer Events Happening Tomorrow

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There are a few exciting craft beer events happening around Seattle this weekend and I’d like to tell you about them.  I’m sorry for such late notice about them, but that darned annoying thing called ‘real life’ (perhaps you have one too) has kept me way too busy lately!  With Saturday expected to be in the 80’s and Sunday in the 70’s, this weekend will also probably be our last blast of real Summer for the year too, so make sure you pick one of these events, or some other event around town, and get out there and enjoy it.

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3 Brewery Openings And An Anniversary

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It’s been a busy weekend for craft beer lovers in Seattle.  Three new breweries opened this weekend: Peddler & Populuxe on Friday and Machine House on Saturday. Also on Saturday, Airways Brewing held their 3rd anniversary celebration along with the release of their first beers in cans.  Hitting all four events took a bit of planning, but it was well worth the effort.

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