The Winners are! and we have a few events coming up…

As I am sure you are all aware Hardliver X was this weekend. We would like to thank all of you that showed up, waited in line and drank from our taps. We would also like to let you know that there are still quite a few delicious barleywines on draft currently. We would like to take this time to announce the winners:

1.Lost Abbey Angel’s Share Brandy Barrel
2. Firestone Walker Abacus
3. Black Raven Old Birdbrain
Toughest Tiger: Lost Abbey Angel’s Share Bourbon Barrel

We will take this time to let you know about a few events we have in the upcoming weeks, that we think you will appreciate…

First off, for those of you who need more Barleywine, Tomorrow Night at 6pm, Vertical Barleywine Night: We will tap Verticals of both Stone and Lagunitas starting with 2007 thru the current year.

Next Wednesday, March 14th at 6pm Boundary Bay/Dry Fly evening. Awhile back these two Washington Business’s got together and had an idea, they wanted to age Washington Beer in Washington Whiskey Barrels. On Wednesday we will be pouring the results of this project. Boundary Bay aged their Cabin Fever and Imperial Oatmeal Stout in Dry Fly Barrels. We plan on having a special cocktail as well. We hope you take this opportunity to come out and support your love of Washington.

On Wednesday, March 21st we will be hosting a Silver City Brewer’s night. There will be a brewery representative on hand to answer your questions. We will have 8 beers on draft from them. Come on out and show your support of local beer.

On Wednesday, March 22nd at 6pm we will tap this years Herbert’s ale brewed by Diamond Knot. This is a beer is brewed each year in honor of Bert Grant, one of the pioneers in the craft brewing industry. It is usually a hop monster.

We have lots of Washington Beer Events here this month. We look forward to seeing you.


We have some closures to announce. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this may cause you. This Sunday, January 15th we will be closed for a private party starting at 2pm, we will be open for lunch this Sunday. We will be open regular hours on Monday.
We will also be closed on Sunday, January 22 and Monday, January 23 for employee appreciation. Again sorry in advance for an inconvenience this may cause you.

Also don’t forget, the 10th edition of Hardliver Barleywine Fest is March 3-6th, our annual celebration of Barleywine. We replace all of our taps with a delicious Barleywine. There is usually a line for this one so be prepared. We are working on putting up a partial list in the upcoming weeks. Stay tuned.

And the Winners are:

This year at Hardliver more Barleywines were judged than in years past, and the winners are:
1. Anacortes Old Sea Bass 2010
2. Anderson Valley Horn of the Beer 2009
3. Glacier Brewhouse Old Woody 2010

A crowd favorite seemed to be Firestone Walker’s Abacus as well as Lost Abbey’s Angels Share.
We would also like to thank everyone for coming out to enjoy our festival. Everyone appeared to have a great time.

If you didn’t get your fill over the weekend or were hesitant to come out, we still have quite a few barleywines on draft. Additionally Today we are also having a mini Stone Old Guardian Vertical….We will be pouring 5 years starting with 2007 thru the current year. Look for them all to be on draft around happy hour.

Thanks again, and Cheers.