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Offline yso191

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Central Washington Brewfest
« on: May 17, 2014, 05:01:42 AM »
My wife and I just got back from this event, held in Ellensburg at the Iron Horse pub on Main Street.  There were (I think) 8 or 9 breweries represented, each pouring at least two beers.  Our favorites were from breweries that we had not tried before: Orlison, from Airway Heights Spokane, who had a couple of very interesting lagers, and Wild Earth, from Roslyn that had 3 Belgians to try. 

I'm going to have to check these out further.
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Re: Central Washington Brewfest
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2014, 02:45:27 PM »
Cool, roslyn has a brewery now?

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Re: Central Washington Brewfest
« Reply #2 on: May 17, 2014, 03:16:20 PM »
Roslyn has had a brewery for as long as I can remember, but Wild Earth is a new one to me.

I've had the Orlison beers a bunch of times, pretty good stuff

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Re: Central Washington Brewfest
« Reply #3 on: May 17, 2014, 03:32:51 PM »
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Re: Central Washington Brewfest
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2014, 09:58:08 PM »
Cool, roslyn has a brewery now?

Yeah the old one ( http://roslynbrewery.com/ ) recently changed ownership but I think they still only produce lagers - not BMC type but also not remarkable IMO.

The new one is within the last year ( http://www.wildearthbrewing.com/ ) is the one I just discovered.  Jim, you should definitely get your wife on your bike and make that trip this Summer.  There is an excellent road that follows the river into Cle Elum - but you've probably been on it.  And if you do, shoot me a note.  If I can I'll go with.
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Re: Central Washington Brewfest
« Reply #5 on: May 17, 2014, 10:20:58 PM »
We'll have to do that

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Re: Central Washington Brewfest
« Reply #6 on: May 18, 2014, 04:40:50 AM »
I thought about going to the fest but couldn't make it. Just went to Bale Breaker in Yakima/Moxee and I was sure impressed. I love the field 41 pale anyway, but it just tastes better in that environment.

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Re: Central Washington Brewfest
« Reply #7 on: June 03, 2014, 03:37:46 AM »
I went to Hop and Brew School last fall and we all went to Bale Breaker after the hop fields tour.
What an advantage they have having all those hops literally in their own yard!

 
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