Craft Beer

Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Pairing Girl Scout Cookies w/ Beer

POWERED BY VISIT BEND It's an evil time of year, but one of my favorites, nonetheless. Just when I finish dropping the extra 10 pounds of holiday weight, the Girl Scouts are posted up outside every grocery store I frequent. Talk about taking one step forward and two steps back! Since I was born...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Bustle About Burlington w/ ME!

POWERED BY VISIT BEND This Saturday I'll be spending some time up north in Burlington! I have spent a lot of time in Skagit County over the years, between living in Stanwood and Bellingham and having a solid group of friends who reside in Mt. Vernon, Burlington and Bow. Skagit Valley TOTALLY rocks...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: The Best New Breweries & Their IPAs

POWERED BY VISIT BEND New Year, new brews, my friends! It's no secret that Washington is home to some of the BEST craft breweries in the country, and of course we all have our favorites, but I challenge you to check out some of the newer breweries to hit the PNW! These four seriously grabbed my...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Celebrate Triple IPAs For 10 Days

POWERED BY VISIT BEND My fellow hop-heads, I have mapped out your social life for the next week and a half! The 3rd Annual Washington Hop Mob Triple IPA Roadshow kicks off TODAY and continues for a full 10 days, celebrating approximately 32 triple IPAs by our Washington brewers. With showcases as...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: My Mount Rushmore of IPAs

POWERED BY VISIT BEND As a shameless IPA snob, I am asked CONSTANTLY which are my favorite. If you're an adventurous beer drinker like me, you know those top slots change frequently as you sample new suds. With the impressive, almost overwhelming growth we've seen in the world of craft and micro...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Cribbage Tournament Recap

The 1st ever charity cribbage tournament at Skookum Brewery was a HUMONGOUS success, and I want to thank everyone who supported the National MS Society by playing and/or drinking with us yesterday. There was a $5 suggested donation to play in the tournament, and $0.50 from every pint supported the...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 5 Beers for Non-Beer Drinkers

I was very confused when I saw #NationalDrinkBeerDay on Twitter this morning. WHAT DOES THAT EVEN MEAN?! Isn't that EVERY day? Well, it certainly is for me... And Frank The Tank... When you see it's #NationalDrinkBeerDay ... pic.twitter.com/ToAYErHldW — Rotten Tomatoes (@RottenTomatoes) September...
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