Craft Beer

Take A Sneak Peek At The 7 Breweries Of #Redfestival

If you're anything like me, you're deeply passionate about the PNW beer scene. Thanks to 7 regional breweries, you can get a nice taste of this collective craft brew excellence this Saturday at The Mens Room Redfestival ! First, let me start by saying this event is the first of its kind,...
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5 Things Only IPA Lovers Will Understand

I became a hop-head toward the end of college, leaving my days of guzzling Busch Light in the review mirror and never looking back. Over the years, I have connected with a TON of fellow IPA lovers, and have learned quite a few things about our kind. 1. IPA drinkers typically know our limit and we...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Head West For This Beer Fest

I am a lover of beer festivals and have been making the rounds this summer, but one of my absolute FAVORITES happens next Saturday August 12th. It's the 5th Annual Far West Beer Fest at 7 Cedars Casino in Sequim, and Rockaholics can score the sweetest deal imaginable... As a dedicated Rockaholic,...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Congrats to WA's Small Brewery Of The Year!

You'd be hard pressed to find a craft brewery that didn't get its start in someone's garage. Just about every brewer's career begins there, just like the story of 5 Rights Brewing Company ! This Sunday, they'll be celebrating their 2nd anniversary of brewing beer in Snohomish County, and their...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Craft Beer & Rock Bands For A Great Cause

It's no secret that craft beer and concerts have gone hand in hand for as long as we can remember. Tie in an amazing charity and it's a full-blown PARTY! This Saturday from noon till 9pm, there's an entire day dedicated to beer, tunes and Rock Out ALS happening at The Collective On Tap in...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 4 Canned IPAs for Summer Sipping

Although I prefer my IPAs poured straight from the source, bellied up to the bar of my go-to breweries, I am completely ecstatic to see some of my favorite breweries canning their IPAs! For summertime, this is the way to go, because I spend so much time barefoot at the beach, and glass bottles...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Dogs + Tacos + Beer = BEST SUNDAY EVER

Paws For A Beer in Bellingham is hosting an AMAZING event this Sunday that you need to know about. It involves DOGS and TACOS. Enough said. The Adoption Event and Taco Truck goes from 3pm to 5pm on Sunday May 21st featuring adoptable dogs from the Alternative Humane Society of Bellingham. The AHS...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 5 Times Record Store Day + Beer = AWESOME

Record Store Day is THIS SATURDAY! It's nice to see SO many people and organizations behind the tradition of backing our independent record stores for all they do in our communities. One industry that's definitely on board is the craft beer folk. Here are 5 times the world of craft beer supported...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Celebrate National Beer Day

At first I was confused... National Beer Day?! Isn't that every day? Well, apparently not. April 7th marks a historic event - the day that the Cullen-Harrison Act was entacted 85 years ago. If you're not familiar with the Cullen-Harrison Act, let me bring you up to speed.... FDR signed this law on...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Pairing Girl Scout Cookies w/ Beer

POWERED BY VISIT BEND It's an evil time of year, but one of my favorites, nonetheless. Just when I finish dropping the extra 10 pounds of holiday weight, the Girl Scouts are posted up outside every grocery store I frequent. Talk about taking one step forward and two steps back! Since I was born...
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