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Get Ready For Great Tasting Brew – Get Ready For Brew On The Slough

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The word eclectic can mean several things these days, but when…
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Cardinal Craft Tap Room Open Every Friday Rest of Summer!

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We are happy to announce that Cardinal Craft Tap Room is open…

Celebrate Your Birthday on the Skagit Farm to Pint Ale Trail

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Looking to host a birthday party for that favorite beer lover in your life? How about gathering your closest friends, a DD, renting a van and completing the entire Skagit Farm to Pint Ale Trail in one day!

Cardinal Craft Brewing Program Receives Master Brewers Recognition

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Skagit Valley College is pleased to announce that SVC’s Cardinal…
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Skagit Valley Malting Barley Field

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Going for a tractor ride on May 8th, 2017, Susan Welch of Skagit Valley Malting interviews Dan Gunderson while he is planting their first barley field of the year named NZ-151. NZ-151 (two row spring variety) was bred by Washington State University breeders. "The flavor has almost a rye note, nice clean finish and was also bred to encourage clarity, minimal post-refrigeration hazing," say Susan.
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La Conner Channel Lodge Beer & Bed Package

Skagit Valley's only waterfront hotel boasts Northwest styling, water views and an ideal location to start your Skagit Farm to Passport Ale Trail exploring. You are in a central location for passport brewery stamp collection!

Skagit Cardinal Craft Brewing Lesson

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The newest addition to the Skagit Farm to Pint Ale Trail and Passport is Cardinal Craft Brewing! I stopped in to say hello and also take my first beer brewing 101 lesson. Bob was kind enough (and patient enough) to give me a little introduction.
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Our Journey Down the Garden Path: Adventures in Brewery Startup

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For insights into the Garden Path Fermentation startup process…