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NWBN Hop Tips, March, 2017

Spring is right around the corner. Here are some events to enjoy as winter gives way to spring!


March 11, 3rd Annual Baker's Dozen, Culmination Brewing, Portland, OR -
Enjoy a coffee beer and doughnuts pairing. Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/367836173579779/?active_tab=about

March 18, Barrel-Aged Lucubrator Release and Pig Roast, Occidental Brewing, Portland, OR -
Enjoy a delicious pulled pork sandwich and a barrel-aged Lucubrator. $15 will get you a sandwich, chips and a pint. Info: http://occidentalbrewing.com

March 18, Pouring at the Coast, Seaside Convention Center, Seaside, OR -
Enjoy beer from more than 30 breweries, homebrew competition, live music and food for purchase. Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/1346007912160072/

March 31-April 2, Portland Farmhouse Weekend, Multiple events around Portland, Portland, OR -
Oregon's farmhouse brewer's will come together to promote and celebrate the unique culture around the US farmhouse brewing that has taken off in OR and other areas around the US with multiple events all weekend. Info: http://portlandfarmhousefest.com/

April 1, 5th Annual Portland Farmhouse and Wild Ale Festival, Saraveza, Portland, OR -
Enjoy farmhouse and wild ales from great breweries around the country including the fest beer from Logsdon Farmhouse Ales. Info: http://portlandfarmhousefest.com/contact/

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March 11, 7th Anniversary Party, Airways Brewing, Kent, WA -
Check out the new taproom and enjoy special beers along with the old favorites

March 11, Shamrock Shuffle, Country Village Shops, Bothell, WA -
Celebrate St Patrick's Day with your favorite breweries and wineries pouring inside businesses at Country Village. Sponsored by Bothell Chamber of Commerce. Info: http://bothellchamber.com/html/ShamrockShuffleWineWalk.php

March 16, Anniversary Ale Vertical Tasting, Foggy Noggin Brewing, Bothell, WA -
Enjoy all 7 years of Anniversary Ales at this vertical tasting. Each attendee also gets a bottle of this year's prior to selling it to the public. Advance tickets required. Info: http://foggynogginbrewing.com

March 17-18, Vancouver Brewfest: Spring Edition, Vancouver Landing Amphitheater, Vancouver, WA -
Enjoy more than 100 beers, along with a selection of meads, ciders, wines and spirits, live entertainment and food available for purchase. Info: http://10times.com/brewfest-vancouver

March 18, 7th Anniversary Party, Foggy Noggin Brewing, Bothell, WA -
Enjoy this year's Anniversary Ale along with a number of previous years for comparison. Barbeque will be available early, other surprises and fun. Info: http://foggynogginbrewing.com

March 22, 5th Anniversary Party, Pine Box, Seattle, WA -
For this all day event, they will be raiding the cellar for epic beers and the release of the 5th Nail, a sour blonde brewed and blended by E9. Info: http://www.pineboxbar.com/

March 23, Georgetown Brewer's Night, Dog and Pony Alehouse, Renton, WA -
Enjoy Georgetown award-winning beers along with the usual giveaways. Info: http://thedogandpony.com

March 25, Washington Cask Beer Festival, Seattle Center Exhibition Hall, Seattle, WA -
This fest will feature all cask conditioned beers, some made especially for the fest, food for purchase and more. 2 sessions with separate ticketing required. 21+ and no dogs. Info: http://washingtonbeer.com

March 25, 12th Anniversary Party, Brouwer's Café, Seattle, WA -
Help celebrate this iconic beer bar's anniversary with great beers including the Anniversary beer brewed with Holy Mountain which is a Black Raspberry Sour. The party starts at 10am when bottles of this great beer go on sale at Bottleworks. There will be no draft of this beer at Bottleworks nor will bottles be sold at Brouwer's due to liquor laws. There will also be vintage Anniversary beers and other treats. This party also coincides with National Orval Day. Info: http://brouwerscafe.com

March 30, Foggy Noggin Brewer's night at the Dog and Pony Alehouse, Renton, WA -
Enjoy great Foggy Noggin Beers at this event. There will also be giveaways. Info: http://foggynogginbrewing.com Please post your Washington events here: http://brewingnews.com/calendar/nwbn_addevent.html

British Columbia

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Northern California

March 12, Capitol Brewfest, Capitol Mall, Sacramento, CA -
Enjoy over 300 beers from over 125 breweries, live bands and food vendors. VIP tickets available, benefits Runnin' for Rhett Youth Fitness Program. Info: http://www.capitolbeerfest.com/

March 18, Bay Area Brewfest, Pier 35, San Francisco, CA -
Enjoy great beers, DJ Music and food trucks onsite. 2 sessions. VIP tickets available with early admission and special beers. Info: http://bayareabrewfestival.com/

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That's it for now. If you have events you'd like posted please email me at jeannie@brewingnews.com. Cheers!