Friday, August 31, 2012

TCBF - Who's Coming?

Check out the brewery list for tomorrow's Tacoma Craft Beer Festival on Foss Waterway! There are some very exciting line items on the listola below and my mouth hole is watering in anticipation...

1. Full Sail Brewing
2. Silver City Brewing
3. Odin Brewing Co
4. Snoqualmie Fall Brewing
5. Wingman Brewers
6. Ninkasi Brewing Company
7. Hopworks Brewing
8. M. T. Head Brewing Co.
9. Mac & Jack's
10. Maui Brewing Co
11. Alaskan Brewing
12. Deschutes Brewery
13. Stone Brewing Co
14. Unibroue Brewery
15. DUO Brewing
16. Everybody's Brewing
17. Anderson Valley Brewing Co.
18. Tieton Cider Works
19. Harmon Brewing Co.
20. Airways Brewing Company
21. American Brewing Company
22. Dicks Brewing Co.
23. Pyramid Breweries
24. Ayinger
25. Fish Brewing Company
26. Iron Horse Brewery
27. Schooner Exact Brewing Co.
28. Two Beers Brewing Co.
29. Pike Brewing Company
30. Georgetown Brewing
31. Chuckanut Brewing
32. E9
33. Double Mountain Brewing
34. 7 Seas Brewing
35. Avery Brewing
36. Port Townsend Brewing
37. Lazy Boy
38. New Belgium
39. Powerhouse
40. Firestone Walker
41. Hales
42. Kona
43. Widmer
44. Redhook
45. Alpine
46. Bear Republic
47. Dogfish
48. Ommegang
49. Flyers
50. North Coast
51. Northwest
52. Port/Lost Abbey
53. Scuttlebutt
54. Hillards
55. Puyallup River
56. Great Divide
57. Belukus

Can't wait to enjoy the sunny weather with a crap ton of awesome Tacoma (& other) people doing what we do best, imbibe craft beer deliciousness!

Check out the TCBF site for all the info on where, when, how, (there is no why, there is only DO), what, etc. And if you have some idle time for reading about the awesomeness that is TCBF, check out the Tacoma Weekly Article from last week.  I totally dig their photo selection!

Cheers & see ya tomorrow!!!
the pissed liBEERian

We ARE!!!!

 Photo and additional excitement over TCBF being tomorrow provided by The Real MGD

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Tacoma Craft Beer Fest - Are you ready?

A pictorial recap of...
Tacoma Craft Beer Fest

They came in long buses, taxis and cars.
They came from their homes, the shopping mall, bars!

They came alone and in groups, to have a wee taste.
They came in great haste; all to taste, taste, taste, TASTE!

For TCBF offered the loveliest of times!
Afterall, it inspired MGD to bust out some rhymes.

PL Disclaimer: Pictorial commentary below provided by the Real MGD...

 Seven Seas brought their Rude Parrot once again, often seen at TCBF garnished with a hop flower! Mike also brought temp tats, which you know the PL can't resist.

As you can tell from the photos, the weather was superb. If Sean Jackson's (Engine House #9) smile is a factor, it'll be sunny and warm again this year.
TRH's Chris Miller seemed to be having a grand time also!
The PL always seems to end up sailing the Schooner Exact, hmmm...
TCBF Co-organizer Roxi and the PL make a Kenny Zee Beerman sammy
The Park Way Tavern plied their wares (and more temporary tats!) as an event sponsor
Beer Bloggers Union meeting, with guest speaker Mike Runion

With plenty of grass to sit on and space to cavort, the location was a big improvement over 2010. TCBF 2012 is in the same location
The day ended too soon for most festival-goers, most likely due to an underestimation of Tacoma's ability to drink lots of craft beer!
But the party continued for Colin and other hard core hopheads at our home-away-from-home!


You can see with your eyes,
all the fun had last year.

From beginning to end,
folks were full of good cheer!

Won't you join us again
for some fun, sun and beer?

Beer, beer, beer, BEER!

 Round 4 of the Tacoma Craft Beer Festival will surely not disappoint so ya best come on down and join the festivities! 
More info can be found below and at

Tacoma Craft Beer Fest
Saturday, September the 1st, 2012
11am to 8pm
50+ Craft Breweries
At the 21st Street Park on the Foss Waterway
2101 Dock Street, Tacoma WA 98402
21+ only
$25 pre-sale online July 15th, 2012
$30 at the door
$10 Active Duty Military discount at the door only
5.5 oz commemorative taster glass + 10 tasting tokens
Additional 5.5 oz pours: $1.50
Great Food
Live Entertainment

All profits benefiting Tacoma Historical Society. This event is being held to bring together those that are passionate about craft beer, and to further build community while promoting this amazing beverage in the South Sound. Please hop on board for our 4th year! This event will surely be one to look forward to annually.
  Last year ticket sales shut down at 4:30pm due to the availability of beer on hand. This year, we're increasing our brewers from 41 to over 50, but plan ahead and buy your tickets online!

See ya there kids!
Stay tuned of a beer list of what's pouring at the upcoming fest!
the pissed liBEERian

Photos and random commentary courtesy of The Real MGD because he's kind of a big deal.

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