US - Northwest The Spokane Thread

Discussion in 'Beer Travel, Events and Releases' started by JoeLikesBeer, Jun 12, 2014.

  1. JoeLikesBeer

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  2. SeaWatchman

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    There's a reason why Spokane doesn't have its own thread.
     
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  4. Stein80

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    And why is that? Please elaborate.
     
  5. JoeLikesBeer

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    SeaWatchman is the world's most miserable hippie and Dunt is stalking a microcelebrity's 17 year old younger sister so I wouldn't put much stock in their opinions.
     
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    Dat Manito Tap House! Really enjoyed my time in Spokane and getting to hang out with tennispl and SaltyMalty.
     
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    Basically what JoeLikesBeer said. Also fuck you.
     
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    There is only one thing micro about him
     
  9. harrymel

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    I agree Tacoma can suck it.

    I like my town. Although, I also like visiting other places - just not Tacoma.
     
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    No event in particular, but I have it on good authority that Pints should be a good ol' time tonight.
     
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    Looks like they're expanding the ale trail territory quite a bit, although the new map isn't out yet. The SR mentions Yakima so I am guessing YCB and Bale Breaker will be on there and maybe some of the others on the 12.

    http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2014/jul/25/ale-trail-adds-stops-plans-kickoff-events/

    Also several events for the new map release. Last year's were pretty fun with a lot of new beer to sample.

    Ale Trail
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    Kickoff events for the new Inland Northwest Ale Trail are scheduled at area taphouses through August. All run from 5 to 8 p.m. and will feature 10 or more beers from breweries on the map, with brewers on hand to discuss their creations.

    • Aug. 7, The Black Diamond, 9614 E. Sprague Ave.

    • Aug. 12, Post Street Ale House, 1 N. Post St.

    • Aug. 16, The Lantern Tap House, 1004 S. Perry St.

    • Aug. 21, Pints Alehouse, 10111 N. Newport Highway

    • Aug. 28, Capone’s Pub & Grill, 751 N. Fourth St., Coeur d’Alene
     
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    Went to Growler Guys today. They're having a grand opening this weekend. Growler is free with any fill up, so I went and got my free growler.
     
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    I went to last years and enjoyed it other then the rain. Went and checked it out with Stein80 this year and enjoyed it as well. Good time, just seemed a tad expensive for a local-ish fest. Tokens were 4 for 5$ which is not bad, but entry was 25$ and that got you a glass and 6 tokens. Highlight was the Hazelnut Peppercorn KDS. Ill most likely go again next year if I have nothing going on, but wont make plans around it.
     
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    I thought the fresh hop (simcoe/citra) from Iron Goat was good. Otherwise, there weren't really any good standouts for me. The sour cherry from No-Li was abysmal - just diacetyl.

    Thought the venue was actually pretty good, maybe even better than downtown. More spreadout and open, more seating and somehow felt like it had a better flow to it. Would bang again, but not unlike MatDSki, it's contingent on if it falls on a weekend I don't work. Then, as usual, I will volunteer for the free entry and bonus tokens.
     
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    Event at pints tonight I hear. I'm at a gay bar though. I got nothing.
     
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    Your house is not a bar.
     
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