Tuesday, May 8, 2012

seattle beer week

need to warm up a little for the insanity that is vancouver craft beer week?
head down to seattle first!
seattle beer week, may 10 to 20

thirstysisters at PIKE BREWING
NW women in beer, Seattle Beer Week
May 15, 2012 - 5 to 8 p.m.
Seattle Beer Week, May 10 - May 20, is a 10-day long celebration of local craft beer at venues throughout the Seattle area. Thirstysisters
On May 15, Pike is proud to host the first annual thirstysisters Seattle Beer Week event: Northwest Women in Craft Beer. We hope you will join us for a taste of locally brewed beers and the chance to meet some of the most influential ladies affecting the local craft beer industry today. thirstysisters is an extraordinary event focused on women involved in the craft beer industry in the Pacific Northwest.
Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Where: Museum Room, Pike Brewing Company
Time: 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Cost: $20 includes 5 tasting tickets (additional tickets 6 for $10)
RSVP: Tara 206-812-6604
Tickets: Brown Paper Tickets, and at the door.
Proceeds from this event will be donated to Planned Parenthood.
Representatives will attend with information.
We encourage you to reserve/purchase tickets early; they will go fast and space is limited. There will be a raffle featuring some wonderful gift items throughout the evening. Raffle tickets are available at $5 for 6, or $10 for 11 (must be present to win).
thirsty brew crew
Pike brewsters: Jan Balcom, Meg Bragg, Tiffany Herrington, along with Linda Stratton-Peterson (Pike Sales,) Rose Ann Finkel (owner,) and Erika Tedin (Full Throttle Bottles) brew beer for the event.
The event features women making beer at local breweries, and women making a difference by educating consumers at women-owned bottle shops. Participating are: Airways Brewery, Black Raven Brewery, Chuckanut Brewery, Diamond Knot Brewing, Elysian Brewery, Fremont Brewing, Hales Ales, Der Blokken Brewery, Naked City, Schooner Exact, Pike Brewing Company, Red Hook Brewery, Silver City Brewery; Full Throttle Bottles, Gravity Beer Market, and 99 Bottles; along with tasty treats from local women-owned cheese producers, food purveyors, and confectioners. And as if that weren't enough, the thirstysisters themselves will be presenting and serving special brews that the ladies have brewed themselves. Revealed only at this event, it will be the only opportunity you will have to taste these one-of-a-kind beers!
about thirstysisters
The thirstysisters evolved out of a growing desire for women involved in the craft beer industry in the greater Seattle area to come together and pool their resources. With the ever expanding involvement of women in the brewing business, the thirsty sisters recognized a need to not only celebrate their love of craft beer, but also to educate other women on the historical significance of females in the craft beer industry. Through events such as this one planned for Seattle Beer Week, the thirsty sisters hope to bring more women into the fold and foster a vibrant, diverse craft brew community.
participating sisters
Anastasia Logan, Black Raven; Sara Nelson, Fremont Brewing; Kathy Hale, Hales Ales Brewery; Jessica Husted, Der Blokken Brewery; Erika Tedin, Full Throttle Bottles; Tiffany Adamowski, 99 Bottles; Roma Bert, Gravity Beer Market; Janelle Pritchard, an Independent Special Beer produced at Naked City; Mari Kemper, Chuckanut Brewery; Sharon Campbell, Tieton Cider Works; Sarah Williams, Wandering Aengus Ciderworks; Dione Dittmar, Airways Brewing; Crystie Kisler, Finnriver Farm & Cidery; Corinne McNielly and Whitney Burnside, Elysian Brewing; and Jan Balcom, Meg Bragg, Tiffany Herrington, Rose Ann Finkel, Laura Stoudt, and Linda Stratton-Peterson, from our own Pike Brewing Co.
participating sisters (and brothers) in food
Catherine Brooke-Barrows, Tabbey Cat Pickling Co.; Rebecca Staffel, Deluxe Jams, Julie Obrien, Firefly Kitchens; Gina Batali, Salumi Artisan Cured Meats; Matt Day, Mt. Townsend Creamery; Nicki Kerbs and Laura Glass, Cupcake Royale; Kevin Bartlett, Taylor Shellfish, Diana Puterbaugh, Hops Direct; Rebecca Early, Macrina Bakery; Julie Farrell, Tease Chocolates; Marci, Macio's Italian Specialty Foods; Pamela Hinckley, Tom Douglas Restaurants; and Gary Marx, Pike Brewing Company.
thirstysisters educational tables
Teri Fahrendorf, Country Malt Group; and Planned Parenthood - Great Northwest.
The Pike Brewing Company is a family owned brewery located 1/2 block South of the entrance to the historic Pike Place Public Market. It is owned by Rose Ann and Charles Finkel who founded the brewery in 1989.

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