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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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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

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 April 2023

Anacortes Brewery Releases / Rockfish Grill Events for April 2023

New Beer Releases:

  • Whistle Lake Weizen (ABV 5.3% / IBU 18) It’s back! Our award-winning Hefeweizen has a cloudy golden color and a full, fruity aroma while Bavarian yeast produces striking banana & clove aromas. It’s the perfect thirst quencher!
  • OG IPA (ABV 6% / IBU 80)   Our classic northwest style IPA has a building hop character balanced with a sturdy backbone to support it. Columbus, Cascade & Simcoe are dry-hopped in the fermenter  producing a moderate citrus and stone fruit aroma that yields to a bold, prolonged hop flavor and bitterness.

Upcoming Anacortes Brewery Events:

April Brews Day, April 29, Max Higbee Center, Bellingham

Rockfish Grill Entertainment Calendar:

4/1 – CC Adams Band with Mary Ellen Likens (7:30PM)

4/5 – Joan Penney (6PM)

4/8 – Children of the Blues (7:30PM)
4/12 – Aloha Danny (6PM)

4/15 – Badd Dog Blues Society (7:30PM)

4/19 – Norris and Nicely (6PM)

4/22 – Queen’s Bluegrass (7:30PM)

4/26 – Janette West (6PM)

4/29 – Chris Eger Band (7:30PM)

 

Preview:

5/6 – Joel Astley (7:30PM)

5/10 – Newton’s Law (6PM)

 

Rockfish Grill and Anacortes Brewery

320 Commercial Ave

Anacortes WA 98221

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Anacortes Brewery Releases / Rockfish Grill Events for January 2023

New Beer Releases:
Czech Pilsner (ABV 5% / IBU 35) Bohemian style lager with light golden color from pale & Munich malts, distinct hop character from Saaz hops and lagered for several weeks providing smoothness and subtle malt flavor.

Noel Winter Ale (ABV 8.3% / IBU 45) Brewed to celebrate the holiday season, this winter warmer uses various aromatic specialty malts and has a prominent hop character from Cascade, Mt Hood and Sabro varieties.
Upcoming Anacortes Brewery Events:
Anacortes Music Project Rockin’ Yule Bizarre, 6PM Sat 12/17, Buxton’s, Anacortes

Rockfish Grill Entertainment Calendar:
12/3 – Harp Attack with the Mark Dufresne Band plus special guests Sean Devine and Steve Bailey (7:30PM)
12/7 – Joan Penney (6PM)
12/10 – The Unknowns (7:30PM)
12/14 – Dr Sweets and Ireland Woods (6PM)
12/17 – Sheri Roberts Greimes and Jo Momma (7:30PM)
12/21 – Doug Schmude (6PM)
12/28 – Janette West (6PM)
12/31 – Savage Blues Band (7:30PM)

Preview: 1/7 – Polly O’Keary and the Rhythm Method (7:30PM)

Anacortes Brewery Releases / Rockfish Grill Events for November 2022

New Beer Releases

ESB (6.7% ABV / 40 IBU) This throwback Extra Special Bitter features rich caramel and toasted malt notes backed by a clean Cascade and Crystal hop presence. It’s a fresh take on a classic style!

Tulip Valley Pilsner (5.4 ABV / 35 IBU) The official beer of the 2023 Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, this golden pilsner is made from Northwest two row and hopped with experimental varietal HBC 472 for a coconut-woody character.

Broadsword Scottish Ale (OG 1.090 / ABV 8.3% / IBU 35)   Black Patent, Caramel, Chocolate, Munich & Peat smoked malts produce dark color, malty flavor and subtle smokiness in this robust Scottish Ale. Perle, Cascade & Mt Hood provide a balanced bitterness.

Upcoming Anacortes Brewery Events
Tulip Festival Official Beer Unveiling, 5:30PM Wed 11/9, Skagit Acres, Mount Vernon

Skagit Wine and Beer Festival 3-8:00PM Sat 11/12, Heritage Flight Museum, Burlington

Rockfish Grill Entertainment Calendar

11/2 – Whistle Lake Jazz Quartet (6PM)
11/5 – Cozmic Sauce (7:30PM)

11/9 – The Colonel (6PM)

11/12 – Chris Eger Band (7:30PM)

11/16 – Pension King and the Dependents (6PM)
11/19 – Joe Cook Band (7:30PM)
11/23 – Fidalgo Swing (6PM)

11/26 – Astley Lagen Band (7:30PM)

11/30 – Conrad Gruener (6PM)

 

Preview: 11/3 – Harp Attack with the Mark Dufresne Band and Special Guests (7:30PM)

 

Anacortes Brewery Release / Rockfish Grill Events for October 2022

New Beer Releases

Fresh Hop Pale Ale (5.4% ABV / IBU 50)  This highly anticipated seasonal is made with 2 row and Vienna malts for a dark straw color and features major flavor and aroma from copious amounts of fresh Mosaic hops collected at Carpenter Ranch in Granger WA.

Deception Pass Pale Ale (ABV 5.4% / IBU 40) The Anacortes Brewery partners with Deception Pass State Park to celebrate the Park’s 100th Anniversary with this refreshing, golden ale featuring Skagit Valley Malt and earthy citrus notes from dry hopping with Simcoe.

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

Upcoming Anacortes Brewery Events

Bier on the Pier – 5PM Fri 10/7, 12-3PM & 4-7PM Sat 10/8, Port Event Center, Anacortes

Thriller: Anacortes Rotary Fundraiser – 5:30PM Sat 10/29, Port Event Center

 

Rockfish Grill Entertainment Calendar

10/1 – Queen’s Bluegrass (7:30PM)

10/5 – Janette West (6PM)

10/8 – Jim Basnight (7:30PM)

10/12 – Trish Hatley (6PM)

10/15 – Free Harmony (7:30PM)
10/19 – Aloha Danny (6PM)

10/22 – Big Dog Revue (7:30PM)

10/26 – Joan Penney (6PM)

10/29 – The Atlantics (7:30PM)

Preview: 11/5 – Cozmic Sauce (7:30PM)

Anacortes Brewery Releases / Rockfish Grill Events for Sept 2022

New Beer Releases

Highway to Helles (ABV 5.5% / IBU 18) Our Helles Lager is a tribute to the North Cascades Highway that runs through Anacortes. Highly drinkable and well-balanced, this refreshing session beer is brewed in the traditional German style, slightly malt forward with restrained bitterness from Vanguard & Perle hops, finishing soft and dry.

Pumpkin Ale (ABV 7% / IBU 30) Our 2022 Pumpkin Ale is brewed with biscuit malt along with cinnamon and allspice then local Skagit valley grown pumpkin is roasted in a wood fired oven and added to the bright tank to capture the flavors of Fall.

Oktoberfest (ABV 6.4% / 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.

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Upcoming Anacortes Brewery Events

AMPfest – 12PM Sat 9/3, Seafarers Park, Anacortes
Great Pumpkin Beer Festival – 4PM Fri 9/30, Seattle Center

Rockfish Grill Entertainment Calendar:

9/3 – Children of the Blues (7:30PM)

9/7 – Whistle Lake Jazz Quartet (6PM)
9/10 – The Naughty Blokes (7:30PM)

9/14 – Norris and Nicely (6PM)

9/17 – Stevie and the Blue Flames (7:30PM)

9/21 – Andre Feriante (6PM)

9/24 – Billy Appleton Band (7:30PM)

9/28 – Fidalgo Swing (6PM)

Preview: 10/1 – Queen’s Bluegrass (7:30PM)

Anacortes Brewery Releases / Rockfish Grill Events for July 2022

New Beer Releases

Experimental Series – Honey Golden Ale (ABV 7% / IBU 21) This is a honey forward, lighter bodied ale with a kick made with 60 lbs of local honey, all pilsner malt and balanced with Crystal hops.

Fidalgo Light (ABV 3.5% / IBU 15) Named for our destination island, this straw-colored, lightly hopped session beer is designed for light beer drinkers.

Upcoming Anacortes Brewery Events

Rock the Dock – 5PM 7/4, Seafarers Park, Anacortes

Fourth of July Concert and Fireworks – 5PM 7/4, La Conner Marina

Deception Pass Centennial Concert – 1PM 7/23 Deception Pass State Park

Heart of Anacortes Concert Series, 6PM, corner of 4th and O St, downtown Anacortes

7/9 – The Atlantics

7/16 – The Naughty Blokes

7/23 – Savage Blues Band

7/30 – Broken Banjo

Rockfish Grill Entertainment Calendar:

7/2 – Powerhouse (7:30PM)

7/6 – Whistle Lake Jazz Quartet (6PM)

7/9 – CD Woodbury (7:30PM)

7/13 – Mike Faast (6PM)

7/16 Suze Sims and LaRoca Boom (7:30PM)

7/20 – Kalyna Rakel and Dan Gurman (6PM)

7/23 – Children of the Blues (7:30PM)

7/27 – Fidalgo Swing (6PM)

7/30 – Mary Ellen Likens and the CC Adams Band (7:30PM)

Preview: 8/6 – Red House (7:30PM)

Anacortes Brewery Happenings for May 2022

The Anacortes Brewery partners with Deception Pass State Park to celebrate the Park’s 100th Anniversary with this refreshing, golden ale featuring Skagit Valley Malt and earthy citrus notes from dry hopping with Simcoe.  Come on in and taste the Deception Pass Pale Ale coming in at ABV 5.4%  /  IBU 40.

Upcoming Anacortes Brewery Events

Anacortes Music Project Punk Rock Prom – 7PM Sat 5/21, Buxton’s Anacortes

Rockfish Grill Entertainment Calendar

5/4 – Conrad Gruener (6PM)

5/7 – The Atlantics (7:30PM)

5/11 – Whistle Lake Jazz (6PM)

5/14 – Polly O’Keary and the Rhythm Method (7:30PM)

5/18 – The Colonel (6PM)

5/21 – Joe Cook Blues Band (7:30PM)

5/25 – Fidalgo Swing (6PM)

5/28 – Billy Appleton Band (7:30PM)

Preview: 6/4 – Cardova (7:30PM)