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NWBN Hop Tips, Mid-December, 2018

The holidays are just around the corner. Here are some great events to enjoy.


December 17, Finn River Wintertime Warmer Release, Belmont Station, Portland, OR -
Enjoy this special Chico Chai Brandywine, a new cordial along with a few other special selections. Info:

December 19, Bale Breaker New Can Release, Belmont Station, Portland, OR -
Bale Breaker will be debuting their new can release at this event and Belmont Station will be the exclusive retailer in Portland for these cans. Info:

December 21, Grains of Wrath Cans Release, Belmont Station, Portland, OR -
Grains of Wrath Overkill IPA is now available in cans and this will be one of the first times to try it in Portland. Info:

December 21, Festival of the Darks, Chetco Brewing, Brookings, OR -
3-9pm. Celebrate the shortest day of the year with some great porters and stouts. They will also be hosting their first vertical tasting with 6 of their Block and Tackles. Info:

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December 17, Winter Beer Series Dinner w/Skookum, Latona Pub, Seattle, WA -
Enjoy a great meal paired with Skookum beers up in the loft followed by a Brewer's night downstairs at 8:30. Info:

December 19, Ecliptic Take the Pint Night, Toronado, Seattle, WA -
Enjoy some great beers from Ecliptic Brewing from Portland. Info:

December 20, Firestone Walker Ugly Sweater Party, Brouwer's Cafe, Seattle, WA -
Enjoy games, and Ugly Sweater Contest and some great Firestone Walker beers from the cellar. Win some prizes too. Info:

December 20, Conrad's Awesome Birthday, Latona Pub, Seattle, WA -
Help celebrate Conrad from Reuben's Brews birthday and enjoy the release of Hazelicious. Info:

December 21, Farewell to Naked City, Naked City Brewing Company, Seattle, WA -
After 10 wonderful years, Naked City in Greenwood is closing its doors. Last day of operation will be Christmas Eve. At this event, join Don and company for a beer and to reminisce over the many good times. Note: Naked City on Camano Island will remain open. Info:

December 21, Africa Tikkan, Brewmasters Taproom, Renton, WA -
Drink beer and help feed South African youth at this benefit co-sponsored with Safelite Auto Glass. Info:

December 22, Big Ass Stout and Bacon Pairing, Toronado, Seattle, WA -
Enjoy some great beers at this pairing. Info:

December 22, Annual Pictures with Santa, Foggy Noggin Brewing, Bothell, WA -
Enjoy FN beer and get a photo with Santa. Info:

December 27, Oscar Blues Brewers Night, Brewmasters Taproom, Renton, WA -
Enjoy the great beers from this iconic CO brewery and win prizes. Info:

December 29, North Fork Collab Release, Latona Pub, Seattle, WA -
Celebrate the release of a new collaborative beer with North Fork Brewery and Latona Pub. Info:

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That's it for now. Cheers! Jannie