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Road Trip City ?s
« on: March 18, 2012, 03:44:30 PM »
Okay I am headed back home to Seattle. I am driving through Des Moines IA, Salt Lake City and Boise. Any recommendations on great breweries?

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Re: Road Trip City ?s
« Reply #1 on: March 18, 2012, 10:14:41 PM »
Big Time Brewing :)
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Re: Road Trip City ?s
« Reply #2 on: March 19, 2012, 04:00:21 PM »
Oh I am very familiar with Big Time. I am from Seattle. I was looking for suggestions on the way.

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Re: Road Trip City ?s
« Reply #3 on: March 21, 2012, 12:30:20 AM »
I figured, I was just messing with you. ;D

Stop by Barley Brown's in Baker City, a friend of mine raves about it.  Other than Weaze's place, I've got no other suggestions.
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Re: Road Trip City ?s
« Reply #4 on: March 21, 2012, 04:35:18 AM »
Is Jackson Hole WY out of your way much?  I can recommend Snake River.
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Re: Road Trip City ?s
« Reply #5 on: March 23, 2012, 04:46:01 AM »
Desert Edge Brewery and Pub in Salt Lake City is a sentimental favorite of mine. I used to go there when you could get Coors or Bud, and now it's a full brew pub. They only brew 4% ABV beers, though, so they may not appeal to your Northwest palate. I've had some pretty tasty beers there, though.

I haven't been, but I've heard good things about the Bayou in SLC. You can enjoy paying Utah's marked up price for bottled beers, as they don't allow draft over 4% ABV. Utah brewers are doing some good things at that limit, give some a try.
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Re: Road Trip City ?s
« Reply #6 on: March 23, 2012, 07:13:09 AM »
Sockey in Boise

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Re: Road Trip City ?s
« Reply #7 on: March 24, 2012, 06:07:56 AM »

Desert Edge Brewery and Pub in Salt Lake City is a sentimental favorite of mine. I used to go there when you could get Coors or Bud, and now it's a full brew pub. They only brew 4% ABV beers, though, so they may not appeal to your Northwest palate. I've had some pretty tasty beers there, though.

I haven't been, but I've heard good things about the Bayou in SLC. You can enjoy paying Utah's marked up price for bottled beers, as they don't allow draft over 4% ABV. Utah brewers are doing some good things at that limit, give some a try.

Thanks, that is the type of thing I was looking for. 4% bummer, oh well I can still enjoy a few good brews. I will also check out Sockey in Boise thanks guys.

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Re: Road Trip City ?s
« Reply #8 on: March 24, 2012, 07:19:36 AM »
You appear to be traveling I80. I went to this place in Omaha once...I HIGHLY recommend it.
http://www.upstreambrewing.com/ I went to their west Location.
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Re: Road Trip City ?s
« Reply #9 on: March 24, 2012, 09:38:01 AM »
A few more suggestions in my area (Yakima Valley) would be Ice Harbor in TriCities has two places both with good food and great beer. I like the old location on Benton Street, while my wife prefers the newer place on Clover Island. A few miles west in Prosser in Horse Heaven Hills Brewery. A small brew pub owned by a couple great guys. I often use Gary, the brewer to critique by lastest brew. In Ellensburg is Iron Horse Brewery. I haven't been to there "Micropub", I've only been to the Brewery/Tasting Room. It was a small place with good beer. Their Irish Death and IPA are worth the stop.

Have a great journey!

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Re: Road Trip City ?s
« Reply #10 on: March 25, 2012, 01:37:53 PM »
A few more suggestions in my area (Yakima Valley) would be Ice Harbor in TriCities has two places both with good food and great beer. I like the old location on Benton Street, while my wife prefers the newer place on Clover Island. A few miles west in Prosser in Horse Heaven Hills Brewery. A small brew pub owned by a couple great guys. I often use Gary, the brewer to critique by lastest brew. In Ellensburg is Iron Horse Brewery. I haven't been to there "Micropub", I've only been to the Brewery/Tasting Room. It was a small place with good beer. Their Irish Death and IPA are worth the stop.

Have a great journey!

I grew up in Ellensburg and am loving that after Burt Grant there is actually something in eastern washington to find. I have been happy with Iron Horse. They have exploded over the last few years into doing some great beer. The imperial IPA is hard to find but it is amazing.
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