Skagit Valley Spring Lager

3 Ways to Support Skagit Valley Breweries

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Now is the time to make the leap and try something new and local if you aren't already.   Introducing the Spring Valley Lager!  Members of Skagit Farm to Pint joined forces to create the 2020 Skagit Valley Spring Lager, a beer celebrating Skagit Valley’s home-grown barley and the Valley’s independent craft brewers. Thanks to Farmstrong Brewing, who donated its time and tank space, this limited-edition keg, and can release was going to be available throughout Skagit Valley for Skagit Beer Week and at Skagit Farm to Pint FEST.  Skagit Valley Spring Lager is now available at your local grocery store.  If you don't see it, please ask them to carry it!  You can also pick it up at Farmstrong Brewing, Anacortes Brewery, Chuckanut Brewery, Garden Path Fermentation, and Northsound Brewing.
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Chuckanut Beer Now in Bottles!

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There’s always a silver lining to a storm cloud and lucky for Chuckanut beer fans, it’s coming in the form of bottled Chuckanut Beer! The Coronavirus has made us all more creative with how we get our great beer to those who want it, just not at a favorite restaurant or pub. Instead, it’s got to be in the form of beer to go. Chuckanut is now offering its world-famous, award-winning beers in half-liter bottles!
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Stock Your Beer While Stocking Your Pantry - Support Your Local Breweries!

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Skagitonians getting ready to hunker down at home should think about adding beer to their list of must-haves.  People have been clearing the grocery aisles of toilet paper, pasta, and chicken at Fred Meyer's and Costco in Burlington.  Now, beer and wine are the next items on the list for many of us as we experience this global public health crisis - coronavirus pandemic.
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The New Face of Ragged and Right Cider Project

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Whatever you do and whatever you make, according to Ragged and Right’s head cider maker Jacob Mitchell, it’s all about “finding the perfect balance”. Starting in 2017 as an offshoot of Farmstrong Brewing, Ragged and Right Cider project (RRCP) started as a passion project. Eventually, the increased demands of beer expansion reduced the brand to limited flavors exclusively available inside the Mount Vernon taproom. Three months ago Farmstrong Brewing hired on Jacob Mitchell to not only assist in the brewery but to also take over, reimagine, and revitalize the Ragged and Right Cider Project.

Chuckanut's New Beers for Early Spring

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Spring is in the air, the sun is showing its bright face bringing beer to our mind! Chuckanut has the crispies to keep you going as the weather warms and you get more active. The newest Chuckanut collaboration is with Zeeks Pizza called Zealander Pilsner. The big kahuna of this sessionable pilsner is the New Zealand grown hops Rakau and Wai-Iti. These hops play together to give the beer a mixture of stonefruit, lemon and lime notes against a malt backbone of classic German Weyermann malts. Crisp, hoppy, and bold the Zealander Pilsner is begging to be had with your next slice of pizza.
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Skagit Farm to Pint FEST 2020 Tickets Now On Sale!

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Early Bird Pricing NOW until March 1st! Presented by the Port of Skagit, the 3rd Annual Skagit Farm to Pint FEST features all 14 Skagit Valley Breweries pairing a beer (featuring Skagit Valley grain) and a bite showcasing Genuine Skagit Valley ingredients. Skagit Valley’s Whiskey Fever will be rockin’ the stage! Proceeds support the non-profit Farm Business Incubator and Training Program: Viva Farms – Long Live Farms!
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Anacortes Brewery Releases and Events for February 2020

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Sunrise IPA (ABV 6.2% / IBU 70) This bright modern style IPA is augmented with Lupulin powder packing a juicy citrus aroma. Skagit Valley malt, Vienna malt and wheat combine for a medium mouthfeel.  Late addition Citra, Simcoe, and Mosaic hops add a bold, crisp finish. Deception Pass Pale Ale (ABV 5.4%  /  IBU 40) Named for our most visited state park and featuring locally grown Skagit Valley Malt, this refreshing, session-able ale is golden in color with aromas of apricot and pine finishing with earthy citrus notes from dry hopping with Simcoe.
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A Collaboration Brew Celebrating Skagit Valley’s Independent Craft Brewers

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Skagit Valley’s craft beer community, comprised of a diverse group of legendary and new, innovative brewers, is bringing an exclusive collaboration to fans to celebrate Skagit Beer Week and the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival. Members of Skagit Farm to Pint joined forces to create the 2020 Skagit Valley Spring Lager, a beer celebrating Skagit Valley’s home-grown barley and the Valley’s independent craft brewers. Thanks to Farmstrong Brewing, who donated its time and tank space, this limited-edition keg, and can release will be available throughout Skagit Valley starting March 27th, the first day of Skagit Beer Week (SBW), and the date of the Skagit Valley Spring Lager release party at Farmstrong Brewing.
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Skagit Farm to Pint Beer Run 2020 Registration is Now Open!

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Join us on March 28th, 2020 to kick-off Skagit Beer Week with a 5K course and great local craft beer! Proceeds benefit the Cardinal Craft Brewing Academy Scholarship Program. The 3.1-mile course starts at Cardinal, then travels by Skagit Valley Malting, Garden Path Fermentation and Chuckanut Brewery. Run, jog or walk at whatever pace you like and collect 4 beer tickets and a Skagit Farm to Pint pint glass at the finish line. Redeem your tickets at any (or all) of the breweries. In addition to quenching craft beer and a sweet pint glass, enjoy a cool swag bag with giveaways from our partners and a chance to win epic prizes in our raffles!

Chuckanut's New Biers for January 2020

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Yes, we made it through the holidays and now we just have to get through the rest of winter. Chuckanut Brewery has help on the way with some exciting new and familiar beers that everyone loves. Of course, many of the beers are in limited quantities so make sure to try them when you see them because who knows if they will be there the next time you return!