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Tag: Gig Harbor craft beer

May
6th

Saturday’s Gig Harbor Beer Festival nearly sold out

Cindy Murphy of Tacoma, of the Harmon Brewing Company of Tacoma, flashed her radiant smile and retro sunglasses at patrons as beer and sun lovers had their fill at the second annual Gig Harbor Beer Festival in 2013. File photo. Dean J. Koepfler / Staff photographer
Cindy Murphy, of the Harmon Brewing Company of Tacoma, flashed her radiant smile at the second Gig Harbor Beer Festival in 2013. File photo. Dean J. Koepfler / Staff photographer

The good news: More than 20 local breweries are serving beer at Saturday’s Gig Harbor Beer Festival.

The bad: If you don’t already have a ticket, you’re probably not going.

In its third year, the festival at Uptown Gig Harbor has gained enough momentum to sell out before the event opens its doors.  As of this morning, fewer than 100 tickets remained and weren’t expected to last. Read more »

July
25th

Beer bash: Gig Harbor’s 7 Seas Brewing celebrates four years Saturday with big brew party

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In four years, they’ve overcome a fire and upgraded from a cramped warehouse location to a sprawling tap room and brew facility. Their beer has garnered attention and critical acclaim well beyond this region.  7 Seas Brewing Co. in Gig Harbor on Saturday will celebrate four years in the brew business with local bands, food and ice cold 7 Seas brews. Read more »

May
8th

Tap list: Brewers share what they’re serving at Gig Harbor Beer Festival

Planning an outdoor beer festival in May can be a soggy endeavor in the Pacific Northwest.

When the inaugural Gig Harbor Beer Festival last year collided with one of the first really sunny and hot weekends of 2012, the festival found itself in trouble when droves of people showed up to take advantage of two rare things: hot weather before July 4 and one of only a few craft beer festivals held in the South Sound. Tragedy struck – well, as tragic as it can get at a beer festival. The kegs ran dry before the event was over.

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