Big Win for Chuckanut Brewery at World Beer Cup

Chuckanut Brewery is excited to announce they have won two Gold Medals at the World Beer Cup 2018 in Nashville, Tennessee. Both Bohemian Style Pilsner and German Style Kolsch beer have won the highest medals for their rendition of these traditional European style beers.

Chuckanut Taps Maibock and Mexican Style Lager

Chuckanut Brewery’s North Nut in Bellingham and South Nut in Skagit County will be tapping its Maibock and the famous Mexican Style Lager in May. The Maibock has been cold aging for more than two months, creating a slightly sweet, full-bodied palate packed with rich, bready and toffee like aromas. Maibock is full of malt flavors and delivers an alcohol strength of 7%, but remains smooth to drink. The Mexican Style Lager has a balanced light body and crisp finish and is aged up to six weeks.
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Anacortes Brewery - May 2018

New Releases for May: French Wit (4.8% ABV / 15 IBU) - Our take on a Belgian Wit uses a French yeast strain and unmalted wheat to provide a classic hazy, white apperanace appearance. Notes of vanilla and honey compliment a soft, rounded mouthfeel.…

Chuckanut Brewery Tapping Rick's Lager

The brewers at Chuckanut Brewery have started a Namesake Beers series that includes beers uniquely designed by each of the individual talented brewers on the Chuckanut team. First up is Marine Veteran Rick Burns and his Rick’s Lager.

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at Chuckanut Brewery

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There is plenty to look forward to this St. Patrick’s Day at both Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen at 601 W Holly St, Bellingham and Chuckanut Brewery South Nut at 11937 Higgins Airport Way, Burlington. The month of March will include Irish inspired food and beers at the Kitchen and live music on March 17 at both North and South Nut.

Bastion Brewing Flying High

After retiring from 22 years as a Naval aviator from Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Joe Behan was ready to become his own boss. The would-be entrepreneur, married to Cristine, who is also a Naval aviator, cast about for the right business to which he could apply his enthusiasm and discipline. A homebrewer since he was stationed in Hawaii in 1994, the idea of a craft brewery, surprisingly, didn’t come to him until well past looking at ideas like garage floor castings and a few other non-starters.

Anacortes Brewery New Releases for Spring

Valley Brown Ale (ABV 4.5% / IBU 20) The official beer of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival: This easy drinking, medium-bodied seasonal is brown with an apricot hue and a light roasty aroma that melts into a clean malty flavor.

March Beers from Chuckanut Brewery

March is known for many kinds of beers and Chuckanut will be releasing a lot of them and more soon. Marzen Lager is known as the March beer in Germany and Chuckanut’s Marzen is an award winner. St Paddy’s is the Irish celebration featuring Irish Stout, a favorite cold weather ale. And this March Chuckanut will release the first in their Brewers Namesake Series with our Marine Veteran Rick’s Lager, an orange colored lager with hoppy citrus pithy notes and a toasty finish. Another March beer is a collaboration with the new Twin Sisters Brewing in Bellingham. Before they have their brewery up and going we collaborated on an English style bitter called Nutty Sisters with them.

Skagit Farm to Pint FEST * presented by the Port of Skagit

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The Skagit Valley Farm to Pint FEST is the first-ever gathering of all 11 Skagit Breweries paired with Skagit Valley Restaurants and/or Farmers highlighting local Skagit Valley ingredients and featuring 3 Skagit-grown bands. Skagit Farm to Pint FEST is the Opening Gala and kick-off party for Skagit Beer Week commencing a 7 day marathon of beer dinners, tastings, tap takeovers and educational events that occur all over Skagit Valley and ends with the Skagit Valley Malting Showcase at Farmstrong Brewing.

Chuckanut Brewery Taps and Bottles Doppelbock

Doppelbock is a beer rarely brewed in America but Chuckanut Brewery has brewed their rendition of this traditional German lager and aged it over 90 days at very cold temperatures last year and again this year as a treat for Sweethearts. Chuckanut’s new Doppelbock will be tapped at both Chuckanut Brewery & Kitchen in Bellingham and the new Chuckanut South Nut Tap Room at the Port of Skagit on February 14 just in time for Valentine’s Day.