Anacortes Brewery Releases / Rockfish Grill Events for May 2024

Beer Releases:
Hazy On You (ABV 6.5% / IBU 45) Our hazy IPA delivers the grapefruit and orange character of Ekuanot and Simcoe hops with a low level of bitterness for a juicy flavor and mouthfeel. Vienna and 2 row malts create a light malt profile that lets the hop shine while wheat and flaked oats bring on the haze. Let us go hazy, hazy on you!

Aviator Doppelbock (ABV 8.4% / IBU 40)   Dark and malty with good hop character from German noble varieties, this bold, big bodied double strong bock is truly a meal in a glass!

Upcoming Events:

Leadership Skagit 20th Anniversary Thurs 5/2, Christianson’s Nursery, LaConner

Rockfish Grill Entertainment Calendar:

5/1 – Whistle Lake Jazz Quartet 6PM

5/4 – Cozmic Sauce 7:30PM
5/8 – Aloha Danny 6PM
5/11 – Mark Dufresne Band 7:30PM
5/15 – Lisa Temcov and Tom Savage 6PM

5/18 – Whitewing 7:30PM

5/22 – Fidalgo Swing 6PM

5/25 – The Unknowns 7:30PM

5/29 – Pension King and the Dependents 6PM

Preview: 6/21 – Dmitri Matheny 7PM

Anacortes Brewery Releases / Rockfish Grill Events for April 2024

Upcoming Events:

April Brews Day, Sat 4/27, Bellingham Waterfront
Earth Day Celebration, Sat 4/20, Anacortes Downtown
Collaboration Brew Day, Fri 4/19, Kulshan Brewery, Bellingham

Manieri Swing Dance, Sat 4/13, Anacortes Depot

Rockfish Grill Entertainment Calendar:

4/3 – Joan Penney 6PM

4/6 – Sheri Greimes and JoMomma 7:30PM

4/10 – Mike Faast 6PM

4/13 – John Stephan Band 7:30PM

4/17 – Zach Michaud 6PM

4/20 – Eric Rice and the Maine Connection 7:30PM

4/24 – Janette West 6PM

4/27 – Utopian Monk Revival 7:30PM

Preview: 5/4 – Cozmic Sauce 7:30PM

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Terramar New Events and Menus

We have many classes coming up in March and beyond. Thanks to all of you who responded with event suggestions and comments. We appreciate you, and are excited to see what you think of our upcoming activities.

TICKET LINKS

Paint & Sip with Speckled Hen

  • March 13 – “Colorful Rooster” Encore (for those who missed the sold out one last week)
  • March 27 – “Fields of Gold”
  • April 10 – “Spring Has Sprung”
  • April 24 – “Brilliant Tulips”

Flora & Fauna Planting Classes

  • March 19 – Succulents & Sips – create succulent scenes in beautiful ceramic dishes
  • April 16 – “Pottery Painting & Planting” – paint a planter and then fill it with provided plants
  • May 21 – “Terrarium Night” – we will be creating terrarium scenes in beautiful glass vessels

Island Girl Paint Party

March 18 – Paint your choice of an Easter themed laser-cut wood project

Book Club with Book Shucker

April 3 – Join us for book club! 📚
Info from Book Shucker:
This will be the first meeting of a very irregularly scheduled book club. We’re reading The Heaven and Earth Grocery Store by @jamesmcbrideauthor. Join us at @terramarbrewstillery on April 3 at 6 p.m. Book Shucker friend @h_malcolm will be moderating. Come ready to meet some new people and chat about the book. Pizza and drinks will be available for purchase from our host Terramar.

More about our moderator:
Heather is an enthusiastic reader, participates in writing workshops whenever she can, and serves on the board of Underground Writing. She loves the way talking to other people about books can reveal new and interesting aspects of the writing that she wouldn’t have noticed herself.

Trivia Night

Every Thursday at 6pm – Trivia Night!

New Rotating Specialty Pizzas

Our 3 rotating specialty pizzas change seasonally but always have the same theme: Best in Bow, Vegan, Sweet & Savory
Best in Bow: pesto, house cheese blend, house smoked salmon, feta, pickled red onion, lemon
Vegan: tomato sauce, vegan mozzarella, peperoncini, tomato, olives, parsley, greek dressing
Sweet and Savory: brie, caramelized onion, apple, arugula, honey, candied pecans

Now on Tap

2024: Space Quadyssey – Belgian-Style Quadrupel – 10.1% ABV – 28 IBU
Full bodied, bold, and complex Belgian Style Quadrupel with malty notes of plum, dark cherry, toasted caramel and toffee complemented by fruity esters and subtle spicy phenolics.
Malts: Linc Malt Francin Pils, Baroness Pale, Biscuit, Munich, Special B, Wheat, Triticale, Aromatic, C-60 | Hops: Northern Brewer, Saaz |Yeast: Abbey Ale
New Seasonal Cocktail menu is now online!

We’re getting closer to canning! We’re fermenting away as we speak.
Our offerings will be:
Samish Bay IPA and our award-winning Old Number Six Blonde Steam Beer
Edison Crisp Cider and Harvest Fruited Seasonal Cider
We’ll keep you updated when they’ll be available.

Anacortes Brewery Releases / Rockfish Grill Events for March 2024

New Beer Releases:
Mai Oh Maibock (ABV 6.5% / IBU 30) Named in honor of Mariners announcer Dave Niehaus’ classic exclamation, this golden seasonal version of the classic bock style is malty with a delicate hop character from Perle & noble varieties.

Upcoming Anacortes Brewery Events:
3/2-3 Musselfest, Coupeville WA
Rockfish Grill Entertainment Calendar:
3/1 – Jazz Walk with Eugenie Jones 7PM
3/2 – Randy Weeks and the Silent Treatment 7:30PM
3/6 – Whistle Lake Jazz Quartet 6PM
3/9 – The Atlantics 7:30PM
3/13 – S.O.L. 6PM
3/16 – Pacific Twang 7:30PM
3/20 – Andre Feriante 6PM
3/23 – Joel Astley 7:30PM
3/27 – Fidalgo Swing 6PM
3/30 – Ebb Slack and Flood 7:30PM

Preview: 4/6 – Sheri Greimes and Yo Momma 7:30PM

Rockfish Grill and Anacortes Brewery
320 Commercial Ave
Anacortes WA 98221
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Anacortes Brewery Releases / Rockfish Grill Events for Feb 2024

Anacortes Brewery Releases / Rockfish Grill Events for Feb 2024

New Beer Releases:

Experimental Series: Wheezin the Juice (7.1 ABV, 45 IBU) – This juicy IPA is made with Sabro, Centennial and Ekuanot hop varieties with a bit of caramel malt for color and balance.

Hop Mob IPA (65 IBU) – Anacortes joins with several breweries across the state to release our Hop Mob IPA. Our version features prominent hop character from Sabro, Centennial and Ekuanot varieties. Look for other Hop Mob beers statewide starting in February.

Upcoming Events:

Dine Out to End Homelessness benefit for the Anacortes Family Center Thurs Feb 8, Rockfish Grill
Valentine’s Day Wed Feb 14th, Rockfish
Palentine’s Day Thurs Feb 15th, Rockfish

Rockfish Grill Entertainment Calendar:

2/3 – North Country Highway 7:30PM
2/7 – Joan Penney 6PM
2/10 – Cardova 7:30PM
2/14 – Dana Osborn 6PM
2/17 – Children of the Blues 7:30PM
2/21 – Wayne Hayton 6PM
2/24 – Jim Basnight Band 7:30PM
2/28 – Janette West 6PM

Preview: 3/2 – Randy Weeks and the Silent Treatment 7:30PM

New Year, Big News – Terramar

by Terramar

Happy New Year! Hope you had a relaxing holiday with family and friends.

Fundraising

In 2023, we raised $8700 for local community organizations and charities, through beer pint nights, donations, and our “Barker’s Dozen” monthly dog biscuit fundraiser.

We currently have two fundraiser beers on tap!

  • Kokua Project IPA is a recipe brewed by many breweries across the country to help raise funds for Maui Fire Relief efforts.
  • Ales for ALS is a West Coast IPA featuring the Ales for ALS hop blend from YCH with proceeds benefiting ALS research

Terramar Artist of the Month Series

We also hosted 12 different local artists in our “Artist of the Month” series. Are you a local artist who would like to be featured on our Taproom wall? Please reach out to Terramar curator and artist Sarah Thran through email

Terramar Bottle Release

Our 2024 edition of our award-winning “Space Quadyssey”will be released this Friday, January 26.

2024: Space Quadyssey – Belgian-Style Quadrupel (500ml bottle conditioned) // 10.1% ABV // 28 IBU

Malts: Linc Craft Malts Francin Pils, Baroness Pale, Biscuit, Munich, Special B, Wheat, Triticale, Aromatic, C-60 Hops: Northern Brewer, Saaz Yeast: Abbey Ale

A blend of 40% 2024 stainless fermented Quad with 40% one-year Terramar whiskey barrel aged Quad and 20% two-year

Terramar whiskey barrel aged Quad. Full bodied, bold, and complex with malty notes of plum, dark cherry, toasted caramel, toffee and subtle spice with oak, tannin, and vanillin complexity. Bottle conditioned with champagne yeast.

2023 SIP Magazine Best of the Northwest – PLATINUM – Strong Ales
2024 Good Food Awards Finalist

TERRAMAR UPCOMING EVENTS

TRIVIA NIGHT – every Thursday night at 6pm in the Taproom. Mike will be hosting the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month and Rodney will host the alternating weeks. Prizes for the top 3 teams. Teams of 5 or fewer.

SUCCULENTS & SIPS – February 7 at 6pm in the Speakeasy. We’re creating succulent scenes in beautiful ceramic dishes with Flora & Fauna. Your ticket includes four succulents, your ceramic dish with decorative tray, rocks, and potting mix.

PAINT & SIP – February 14 at 6pm in the Taproom. This is a special “Galentines Day” Paint ‘n Sip with Speckled Hen Paint Parties. There may be chocolate involved!!

PAINT & SIP – Sunday, February 25 at 4pm in the Taproom. We’ll be painting a rooster with Speckled Hen Paint Parties. This event has not been posted yet so please keep checking our calendar for updates

TERRAMAR STARTS CANNING BEER & CIDER

We are going to start canning our beer and cider! We’re shooting for a Spring release of two beers and two ciders. Cans will be available up and down Western Washington. We’re excited to share our beer and cider with more of you, and we’re looking forward to this new big step.

PRIVATE PARTY SPACE

If you’d like to book one of our spaces for an event, please contact Katie at events@terramarcraft.com for pricing options and details.

Skagit Farm to Pint FEST 2023 Pairing Menu

The 2023 Skagit Farm to Pint FEST Pairing Menu is HERE! Over 35 Skagit Farms, Food Producers, Breweries, and Cideries are represented on this menu! Tickets are going fast – grab your tickets now and support Genuine Skagit Valley!

 

September Anacortes Brewery Releases and Rockfish Grill Events

New Beer Releases:
Fresh Hop IPA (6% ABV / IBU 80) – This highly anticipated seasonal features major hop flavor and aroma from copious amounts of fresh hops collected from Carpenter Ranches in Granger WA.

Oktoberfest (ABV 5.4% / IBU 30) – Malty and full bodied, this savory beer celebrates the traditional Bavarian festival. Delicately hopped and lagered for 6 weeks in our authentic cold storage cellar.

Cold IPA (ABV 3.7% / IBU 50) – This hybrid IPA uses lager yeast fermented at an ale yeast temperature. Amarillo, citra and cascade hops are used in the boil followed by dry hopping with sabro and cascade. It’s then cold conditioned for super smooth flavor.

Oyster Run Ale (ABV 4.3% / IBU 15) – The first official beer of the Oyster Run, commemorating the 40th anniversary of the largest motorcycle rally in the Pacific Northwest. This beer is straw-colored, hopped for balance and lighter in alcohol. Designed for motorcycle riding beer drinkers beers!
Upcoming Anacortes Brewery Events:
Great Pumpkin Beer Festival, Seattle Center Fri-Sat 9/29-30

Farm to Pint Fest, La Conner Marina Sat 9/30

Rockfish Grill Entertainment Calendar:
9/2 – Odd Mood Jam Band (7:30PM)
9/6 – Whistle Lake Jazz Quartet (6PM)
9/9 – Powerhouse (7:30PM)
9/13 – The Colonel (6PM)
9/16 – Whitewing (7:30PM)
9/20 – Zach Michaud (6PM)
9/23 – North Country Highway (7:30PM)
9/27 – Fidalgo Swing (7:30PM)
9/29 – Dimitri Metheny (7:30PM)
9/30 – The Atlantics (6PM)

Preview: 10/14 – Cozmic Sauce (7:30PM)

Anacortes Brewery Releases / Rockfish Grill Events for Aug 2023

New Beer Releases:

Vienna Lager (ABV 6.1% / IBU 15) Smooth and malty, this elegant amber lager is delicately hopped with Perle & Mt Hood varieties for aroma and balance.

OG IPA (ABV 6% / IBU 80) Our classic northwest style IPA features Columbus, Cascade & Simcoe in the fermenter to produce citrus and stone fruit aroma yielding to bold, prolonged hop flavor and bitterness.

Upcoming Anacortes Brewery Events:

Anacortes Arts Festival Fri-Sun 8/4 – Sun 8/6, Downtown Anacortes

Brewfest on the Skagit 2 PM Sat 8/12, Edgewater Park, Mount Vernon

Pension King and the Dependents 6 PM 8/12, Heart of Anacortes

Savage Blues Band 6 PM 8/19, Heart of Anacortes

The Enthusiasts 6PM 8/26, Heart of Anacortes

Rockfish Grill Entertainment Calendar:

8/2 – Joan Penney (6 PM)

8/5 – Randy Weeks and the Silent Treatment (7:30 PM)
8/9 – Michael Wisniewski (6PM)
8/12 – Ebb Slack and Flood (7:30 PM)

8/16 – Baker and West (6 PM)

8/19 – The Duntons (7:30 PM)

8/23 – Janette West (6 PM)

8/26 – Cascadia Groove (7:30 PM)

8/30 – Pension King and the Dependents (6 PM)

7:30 Fri 8/25 – Too Slim and the Taildraggers at the Rockfish Grill

Tim “Too Slim“ Langford is a monster guitarist and unabashed blues rocker whose influences run the gamut from Lightnin’ Hopkins, Freddy King, Duane Allman, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Robin Trower.

He is a prolific singer/songwriter whose songs have now yielded an impressive 14 studio albums, 2 solo albums and several live CD’s on the Vizztone and his own Underworld Records labels. Too Slim and the Taildraggers are Tim “Too Slim” Langford on guitar/vocals, Zach Kasik on bass/vocals and Chris Reiser on drums/vocals.

Brace Yourself the new live release is the latest effort in the evolution of their contemporary Blues/Rock sound that has been described as ‘Straight Whiskey Blues with a Southern Rock Beer Chaser’

The Remedy their latest studio effort debuted at #3 on the Billboard Top Blues Album Chart. ‘High Desert Heat’ their 2018 release charted 11 times in the Billboard Top Blues Album Chart in 2018 and is nominated for Best Blues/Rock album at the 2019 Blues Music awards. High Desert Heat was also featured in heavy rotation on Sirius XM’s B.B. King’s Bluesville.Their 2016 release ‘Blood Moon’ was nominated for Blues Rock Album of the Year at the 2016 Blues Blast Music Awards and was voted Blues Rock Album of the Year at the 2016 Jimi Awards. Blood Moon reached #6 on the Billboard Top Blues Album Chart in 2016. The 2014 release Anthology was vote #1 Blues Album of the Year by Blues Matters Writers Poll in 2015. The 2013 release ‘Blue Heart’ rose to #3 on the Billboard Top Blues Album Chart and was nominated for Rock/Blues Album of the Year at the 2014 Blues Blast Music Awards. Shiver the 2011 release, was nominated for Rock/Blues Album of the Year by the Blues Foundation’s Blues Music Awards.

Too Slim and the Taildraggers ever evolving musical direction cannot easily be classified into any box or category. Tim “Too Slim” Langford has received Lifetime Achievement and Hall Of Fame awards by three Northwest blues societies, 
as well as more than 40 regional and national music awards. Too Slim and the Taildraggers music has also been featured on MTV’s series, The Real World and Road Rules.

Preview:

9/2 – Odd Mood Jam Band  (7:30 PM)

Skagit Valley Malting Barley Bonanza

The annual Skagit Valley Barley Bonanza is on Friday July 14th! Join Skagit Valley Malting at its malthouse for a day of all things barley. Hear from Washington State University BreadLab researchers, tour a test plot where new varieties are being grown, and tour the facilities; while enjoying food and beers with other folks who are interested in local ingredients.

It’s a one-day event that is an excellent opportunity to meet some of the folks responsible for craft malt and barley in Washington State.

  • Date: Friday July 14th
  • Time: 11AM – 6PM
  • Location: Skagit Valley Malting Granary

Please RSVP by sending a message to eric@skagitvalleymalting.com.