Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

University of Washington Tacoma Craft Beer Certificate Program and more craft beer news

Ron Swarner

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University of Washington-Tacoma will launch a new series of certificate programs that reflect the growth of the craft beer industry in the South Puget Sound region, including Tacoma’s burgeoning Brewery District.

MORNING FOAM FOR WEDNESDAY, AUG. 9 2017: A seven-taster flight of craft beer news, from the fluffy head all the way to the bottom suspicious vehicle. …

The University of Washington — Tacoma launches a Craft Beer Certificate Programs starting this fall. UW Tacoma, which just happens to be located in downtown Tacoma’s historic and recently reborn Brewery District, will offer a practical, hands-on approach to provide students with a strong understanding of the key concepts, tools, and techniques required to excel in different aspects of the craft brewing industry.

Washington Beer Collaboration Festival takes place on Saturday, Aug. 19 and feature beers from 50 different Washington breweries. The breweries are teamed into pairs to produce more than 25 unique collaboration beers. Some of the teams produced more than one beer.

If you attended the 2017 Oregon Brewers Festival then you know GoodLife Brewing released its new Secret Stash Experimental IPA. The Tart IPA was pouring at the beer festival in Portland, Oregon. Secret Stash #004 is a Tart IPA with big up front hop aromas followed by a refreshing and thirst quenching tartness due to the souring of wort with Lactobacillus.

 

Avery Brewing Co. is ready to put on parkas and scarves with the release of its Annual Barrel Series beer, Rumpkin. Clocking in at a mere 16.9% ABV, this classic pumpkin beer aged in rum barrels is sure to warm you up. Think pumpkin pie soaked in rum.

While cruising is a relaxing and restful vacation, many beer enthusiasts worry about their supply of craft beer drying up on the first league out from land. Carnival Cruise Lines has a solution: RedFrog Pub & Brewery, an unassuming lighthearted cruise ship craft brewery right onboard.

Christian DeBenedetti grew up on a farm in Newberg, Oregon. Now, decades later, he’s turned that Willamette Valley farm into Wolves & People Farmhouse Brewery.

Sheriff’s deputies in western New York pulled over what they described as a “suspicious vehicle” — a car with no doors, no windows, no windshield, no license plate and, to top it all off, an ax embedded in the roof. Sgt. Colin Reagan told The Daily News the driver, 21-year-old Jared Price, “performed poorly” in a field sobriety test and was found to be “impaired by multiple different drug categories.” Police posted a photograph of Price’s unregistered, ax-impaled car on Facebook, commenting that, “a picture says a thousand words!”