Wednesday, May 30, 2012
Road Trip for Washington Beer!
2012 WASHINGTON BREWERS FESTIVAL
Friday, June 15 through Sunday, June 17
Marymoor Park, Redmond, WA
64 Participating Breweries Announced
The 7th Annual Washington Brewers Festival is less than a month away and below is the list of 61 Washington craft breweries (and three from outside the state) that will be on hand at King County's Marymoor Park in Redmond the weekend of June 15-17. Washington breweries will occupy 61 of the 64 available pouring stations this year, the highest number ever! (there were 50 Washington breweries last year, the previous high). The Festival kicks off on Friday, June 15 at 4pm, with more than 40 of these breweries on hand. All 64 breweries will be on site pouring more than 200 unique craft beers on Saturday and Sunday. Approximately 14,000 attendees are expected for this Father's Day weekend celebration at the new Marymoor Park venue.
The 64 Breweries pouring at this year’s Washington Brewers Festival:
7 Seas Brewing Gig Harbor
Airways Brewing Kent
Alpine Brewing Oroville
American Brewing Edmonds
Anacortes Brewery Anacortes
Barhop Brewing Port Angeles
Big Al Brewing Seattle
Big Time Brewery Seattle
Black Raven Brewing Redmond
Boundary Bay Brewery Bellingham
Brickyard Brewing Woodinville
Chuckanut Brewery Bellingham
Diamond Knot Brewing Mukilteo
Dick’s Brewing Centralia
Dirty Bucket Brewing Woodinville
Elliott Bay Brewing Seattle/Burien
Elysian Brewing Seattle
Emerald City Beer Seattle
Flyers Brewery Oak Harbor
Foggy Noggin Brewing Bothell
Fremont Brewing Seattle
Gallaghers Where U Brew Edmonds
Georgetown Brewing Seattle
Golden Hills Brewing Airway Heights
Hale’s Ales Brewery Seattle
Harmon Brewing Tacoma
Hilliard’s Beer Seattle
Ice Harbor Brewing Kennewick
Iron Horse Brewery Ellensburg
Kona Brewing Kailua Kona, HI
Kulshan Brewing Bellingham
Lantern Brewing Seattle
Mac & Jack’s Brewing Redmond
McMenamins Breweries Seattle
Naked City Brewery Seattle
New Belgium Brewing Fort Collins, CO
North Sound Brewing Mount Vernon
No-Li Brewing Spokane
NW Peaks Brewery Seattle
Old Schoolhouse Winthrop
Paradise Creek Brewery Pullman
Pike Brewing Seattle
Port Townsend Brewing Port Townsend
Redhook Brewery Woodinville
Riverport Brewing Clarkston
Roslyn Brewing Roslyn
Schooner Exact Brewing Seattle
Scuttlebutt Brewing Everett
Silver City Brewery Bremerton
Skookum Brewery Arlington
Snipes Mountain Brewery Sunnyside
Snoqualmie Falls Brewing Snoqualmie
Sound Brewery Poulsbo
Trade Route Brewing Pacific
Twelve Bar Brews Woodinville
Twelve String Brewing Spokane Valley
Two Beers Brewing Seattle
Widmer Brothers Brewing Portland, OR
Wingman Brewers Tacoma
The complete list of the 200+ beers to be poured will be announced soon!
The Washington Beer Commission Presents
2012 Washington Brewers Festival
DATES Friday, June 15, 4 - 9pm- 21-and-over only
Saturday, June 16, 11am - 9pm- All ages
Sunday, June 17, 11am - 6pm- All ages
LOCATION King County's Marymoor Park
6046 W Lake Sammamish Parkway NE, Redmond, WA
There is a $5 on-site parking fee (just $1 on Friday). Carpooling is strongly encouraged. Metro Bus service is available from Seattle to within a mile of the venue.
$15 advance tickets/at the door. (Friday advance tickets available online only)
Friday admission includes a tasting cup and 4 tasting tokens
Saturday & Sunday
$20 advance tickets ($25 online after May 31) or $25 at the door
Admission includes a tasting cup and 6 tasting tokens
Advance tickets are available online and at local outlets.
All Ages. Those under 21 admitted free (must be accompanied by a parent)
Designated driver admission is $5 and available at the gate only. It includes complimentary water, root beer and the entertainment.
BEERS The Festival is a celebration of world class beer brewed here in Washington, offering a great variety of craft beer including many NW style hoppy beers, refreshing summer seasonal brews and hard-to-find rarities. Friday is a Washington Beer-exclusive event and select Washington breweries will be open (40+ breweries) with many offering Friday-exclusive beers. Saturday and Sunday will feature a 64 brewery lineup with more than 200 beers on tap.
Back this year is the Buzz Cart, a unique beer bar that will tap a special premium kegs at different times each day of the festival.
KIDS In addition to the spectacular beer selection for dads the Festival offers many activities for the young ones including bouncy toys and a kids’ craft tent where they can make Fathers Day gifts. In addition Washington Beer’s own root beer garden will serve up premium craft root beer brewed by local breweries.
CIDER/WINE This year’s expanded Cider & Wine Tasting Tent will feature four Washington cider makers and a nice selection of wine from Vessel Wine Company.
LIVE MUSIC From funk, alt-country rock to blues, just like the beer selection the Festival’s music lineup also features an eclectic blend of the Northwest musical talents. Friday night features Geoffrey Castle and Saturday night features Nigel Mustafa.
FOOD Fantastic offerings including locally renowned Skillet and Jerk Station making delicious pairings with Washington beer!
Posted by Emily at 10:19 AM