Craft Beer

Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 4 Canned IPAs for Summer Sipping

Although I prefer my IPAs poured straight from the source, bellied up to the bar of my go-to breweries, I am completely ecstatic to see some of my favorite breweries canning their IPAs! For summertime, this is the way to go, because I spend so much time barefoot at the beach, and glass bottles...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Dogs + Tacos + Beer = BEST SUNDAY EVER

Paws For A Beer in Bellingham is hosting an AMAZING event this Sunday that you need to know about. It involves DOGS and TACOS. Enough said. The Adoption Event and Taco Truck goes from 3pm to 5pm on Sunday May 21st featuring adoptable dogs from the Alternative Humane Society of Bellingham. The AHS...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 5 Times Record Store Day + Beer = AWESOME

Record Store Day is THIS SATURDAY! It's nice to see SO many people and organizations behind the tradition of backing our independent record stores for all they do in our communities. One industry that's definitely on board is the craft beer folk. Here are 5 times the world of craft beer supported...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Celebrate National Beer Day

At first I was confused... National Beer Day?! Isn't that every day? Well, apparently not. April 7th marks a historic event - the day that the Cullen-Harrison Act was entacted 85 years ago. If you're not familiar with the Cullen-Harrison Act, let me bring you up to speed.... FDR signed this law on...
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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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