SEATTLE BEER WEEK 2013 SCHEDULE AT THE NOBLE FIR:
Thursday, May 9 ~ Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. with brewer Terrence Sullivan
Hoptimum Imperial IPA ABV: 10.4 % IBU: 100, Pale Ale ABV: 5.0 % IBU: 36, Belgian-Style Blonde IPA ABV: 7.5 % IBU: 50, Hips Helles ABV: 4.7 % IBU: 31
Friday, May 10 ~ Bear Republic Brewing Co.
Apex (IPA) 7.5% ABV / 100+ IBU’s, Racer 5 (IPA) 7.0% ABV / 75+ IBU’s, Hop Rod Rye (Rye IPA) 8.0% ABV / 80 IBU’s, Cognac Barrel Aged Old Baba Yaga (Russian Imperial Stout) 11.5% ABV / 115 IBU’s, Cuvee de Bubba (American Wild Ale) 6.0% ABV / 35 IBU’s, Tartare (Berliner-style Weisse) 4.0% ABV / 8 IBU’s, Black Racer (Black IPA) 8.1% ABV / 75+ IBU’s, Cher Ami (Belgian Single) 4.7% ABV / 16 IBU’s
Saturday, May 11 ~ Luau Party with Maui Brewing Co.
Pueo Pale Ale ABV: 5.5% IBU: 35, Freight Trains IPA ABV: 7.5 % IBU: 60, Lemongrass Saison ABV: 5.0% IBU: 18, Aloha b'ak'tun Belgian Imperial Stout ABV: 7.0% IBU: 25 Barrel Aged Red Cock Doppel Bock ABV: 8.5% IBU: 18, Shifting Winds Belgian Double IPA ABV: 8.5% IBU: 70
Sunday, May 12 ~ Mother's Day with Snowdrift Cider Co. ~ Dry Fly Barrel Aged Cider
Tuesday, May 14 ~ Deschutes Brewery Night
Armory XPA (6% ABV), 2011 Abyss Imperial Stout (11% ABV), Red Chair Pale on Nitro (6.2% ABV), Black Butte XXIV Imperial Porter (10.8% ABV), Class of 88 Barleywine Colaboration with North Coast and Rogue (9.5% ABV), Obsidian Stout on Nitro
Friday, May 17 ~ The Bruery Night
White Oak Barrel Aged Blend (11.5 % ABV), Mischief Belgian Golden Strong (8.5% ABV), Trade Winds Belgian Triple (8% ABV), Hululus Rice (5% ABV), Sour in the Rye Sour Ale (8.7% ABV), Rugsbrod Danish Rye (8% ABV), 5th Anniversary Bois Bourbon Barrel Ale (15% ABV)
Saturday, May 18 ~ Anderson Valley Brewing Co. Night
Bourbon Barrel Stout, Gatlin Damnosus Sour Barleywine, Featherleggy Bullrusher Sour Stout, Rosey Barl Sour Ale, Horse Tongue Wheat
Wednesday, April 3rd ~ Ninkasi Progression NIght
El Dorado Single Hopped Pale Ale ~ Babylon Imperial IPA ~ Allies Win the War!
Friday, March 29th - Black Raven WIsdon Seeker Imperial IPA
Wednesday, March 20th - Ellen's Head on the Floor Party, featuring:
BLACK RAVEN GRANDFATHER RAVEN 9.5%
BONEYARD NOTORIOUS IMPERIAL IPA 12%
BOULDER KILLER PENGUIN BARLEY WINE 10%
BOULEVARD RYE ON RYE 12%
DOGFISH HEAD IMMORT ALE STRONG 11%
DOUBLE MOUNTAIN MOLTEN LAVA IMPERIAL IPA 9.4%
E9 DUDAS PRIEST IMPERIAL IPA 8.5%
FORT GEORGE THREE WISEMEN 9.9%
GREAT DIVIDE OAKED ESPRESSO YETI 9.5%
LOST ABBEY THE ANGEL’S SHARE 12.5%
NAKED CITY CRY ME A RIVER IMPERIAL IPA 10%
SCHOONER EXACT BOURBON BARREL IMPERIAL PORTER 10%
SIERRA NEVADA OVILA BELGIAN QUAD 10.2%
SOUTHERN TIER CHOKLAT STOUT 10%
THE BRUERY 5 GOLDEN RINGS BELGIAN STRONG 11.5%
TWO BEERS SWITCHBACK IMPERIAL STOUT 12%
Wednesday, March 13th - Martime Pacific Brewing Co. Night ~ We'll donate $1 from every pour to EarthCorps
Wednesday, March 6th - Washington Sour Night plus Beard & Stache Competition
Naked City Wild Cherry Sour Belgian Tripel
Big Al's Sourlicious Sour Wheat Ale
Snipes Mt. Quincenero Andrea
E9 Barrel A Batch 3 Belgian Golden Sour
Elliot Bay Batch 1000 Flanders Red
Elliot Bay Belgian Dubbel with Gooseberry
Elliot Bay Belgian Black Sour
Black Raven Pour Les Oiseaux Saison w/ Brett
Wednesday, February 27th ~ Bourbon Barrel Night
Wednesday, February 20th ~ Dogfish Head Night ~ Noble Rot, Hellhound on My Ale ~ Old School Barley Wine
Wednesday, February 13th ~ Northwest Trivia Night with Fremont Brewing Co. ~ We'll donate $1 from every Fremont pour to the Washington Trails Association ~ Trivia Starts at 7pm
Tuesday, February 12th ~ State of the Union Address, starring Barack Obama, Co-Starring Csacade Blueberry Sour
Thursday, January 31st ~ Rogue Progression Event ~ Jaohn's Locker Stock Belgian Ale ~ Morimoto Imperial Pils ~ 2011 Double Dead Guy
Sunday, February 3rd ~ Why drink crappy beer just because it's the Superbowl? Watch the game at the Fir and start a new tradition of Awesome
Tuesday, January 22 - "Pliny for Parks" ~ we're tapping our last keg of Pliny the Elder and donating $1 from every pour to King County Parks
Wednesday, January 16th ~ 10 Barrel Brewer's Night
Apocalypse IPA ~ Forgoten Frosty on NItro ~ Hop Rye'it ~ India Session Ale ~ Sinister Black Ale ~ Wheat IPA
Thursday, January 10th ~ Goodlife Brewing Co. Brewer's Night ~ 6:30 - Close. We'll donate $1 from every Goodlife tap pour to the American Alpine Club
Descender IPA, Mountain Rescue Dry Hopped Pale Ale, Sweet As Pacific Pale, Pass Stout and Scottish Heart Scotch Ale
Wednesday, December 27 ~ Russian River vs. Cascade Brewing Sour Night!
Santification, Temptation, Supplication, Consecration and PInk Bellini Live, Blueberry, Apricot, Bottle Pours of Noyeaux
Wednesday, December 19th ~ Firestone Walker Brewing NIght
Sucuba ~ VXI Anniversary ~ Union Jack ~ Double Jack ~ Walker's Reserve Porter ~ Double Barrel Ale ~ Double DBA ~ Wookie Jack Black Rye IPA ~ Velvet Merlin Stout
Wenesday, December 12th ~ Beer Church Midnight Mass Rye IPA brewed by Two Beers Brewing Co. ~ We'll donate $1 from every pour to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America
Thursday, December 6th, 7pm ~ Elliot Knapp Cheap Seats at the Cartesian Theater CD release party and live performance!
Wednesday, December 5th ~ Pints for Parks ~ we'll donate $1 from every tap pour to Ballard's own Kirke Park
Tuesday, December 4th ~ Dogfish Head 120 Minute vs. Two Beers Ascension
Wednesday, November 28th ~ Full Moon party with 8 Black Raven taps pouring
Thursday, November 15th ~ Get Your Kriek On!
Thursday, November 15th ~ Get Your Kriek On!
Friday, November 23rd ~ We're opening at Noon for The Apple Cup!
Thursday, November 1st ~ Stone vs. Dogfish Head
Stone: 16th Anniversary IPA ~ Vanilla Bean Smoked Porter ~ Double Bastard ~ Russian Imperial Stout
DFH: Urkontinent ~ Black and Blue ~ India Brown Ale ~ Miles Davis Bitches Brew
Stone/Dogfish Head Collaboration: Saison du BUFF
Thursday, October 25th ~ SOUR NIGHT AT THE FIR
Cuvee des Jacobins ~ Cascade Black Raspberry ~ Hair of the Dog Flanders Fred
Wednesday, October 17th ~ Ciders on Tap from: Snowdrift, Two Towns, Tieton, Finnriver, Blue Mountain, Alpenfire and Wandering Aengus
Thursday, October 11th ~ Who will make the Bigger Gaffe? It's Biden vs. Ryan in the VP Debate at 6:00 pm
Tuesday, October 9th ~ Drink Total Crystalation Fresh Hop from Ninkasi at The Noble Fir and Smells Like Purple Fresh Hop from Ninkasi at Old Town Alehouse on the same day!
2nd ANNUAL FRESH HOP THROWDOWN presented by Seattle Beer News ~ Saturday, September 29th @ 4pm
Don't miss this year's Washington & Oregon Fresh Hop Throwdown! Participating Breweries:
Bainbridge Island Brewing
Black Raven Brewing Co.
Double Mountain Brewery
Elysian Brewing Co.
Engine House No. 9
Fort George Brewery
Fremont Brewing Co.
Hopworks Urban Brewery
Laurelwood Brewing Co.
Naked City Brewery
North Sound Brewing Co.
Schooner Exact Brewing Co.
Snipes Mountain Brewery
Two Beers Brewing Co.
WASHINGTON CIDER WEEK - SEPTEMBER 8TH - 16TH
Sunday, September 9th ~ FinnriverCider Day - Balck Currant, Pear, Fir TIpped, Fire Barrel and Dry Hopped
Saturday, September 15th ~ Snowdrift Cider Day
Thursday, August 23rd - New Belgium Brewing Co. Sour Night with brewmaster Eric Salazar
Eric's Ale ~ Blackberry Whiskey Barrel Aged Love ~ Felix Love (a special blend for The Noble Fir) ~ Tart Lychee
~ Bret Beer ~ and for the hopheads, Super IPA !
Gearhead IPA ~ Ink Heart CDA ~ Organic Pale Ale ~ Free Range Organic ~ Portlandia PIls ~ Space Stout ~ Wry Pale Ale ~ Deranger Imperial red ~ Workhorse IPA ~ Motherload Golden Ale ~ Tree Hugger Porter ~ Thai Wit ~ Preacher Belgian Aged In Gin Barrels
Tuesday, July 31st ~ Meet Gael Tarlton for State Representative, 36th District ~ 5:30 - 7:30pm
Thursday, July 19th ~ Summer Saison Progression Night
Black Raven Pour Les Oiseaux Sour Saison ~ Upright # 7 Imperial saison ~ Engine House #9 Super Saison
Thursday, July 12th - We're tapping our first ever keg of Boulevard's Double Wide IPA at 4pm - don't miss out!
Friday, June 29th ~ Imperial IPA Invitational - just for you hopheads! 16 Imperial IPAs on tap! Also - use promo code "SEAIPA" and get 50% off your Uber Car Rides to and fron The Noble Fir.
Wedensday, June 27th ~ Mountaineers Book Signing with Local Author Rob Casey
The Mountaineers Books will donated $5 from the sale of every book and we'll donate $1 from each tap pour after happy hour to the Washington Water Trails Association!
Thursday, June 7th ~ Raspberry Progression Night
Valentine's Raspberry Saison ~ Seamstress Union Raspberry Wheat ~ Raspberry Russian Imperial Stout
Thursday, June 7th - EMELISSE Progresstion Night
Double IPA ~ Black and Tan ~ Winterbier
SEATTLE BEER WEEK SCHEDULE AT THE NOBLE FIR:
Friday, May 11th ~ 4pm
Double Mountain vs. Terminal Gravity Tap Takeover ~ and, it’s Rick’s 45th Birthday!
Saturday, May 12th ~ 4pm
Dogfish Head vs. Cascade Beer/Wine Hybrid Night
The Vine and Sang Royal vs. Noble Rot and Red and White
Sunday, May 13th ~ 1pm
Mother's Day featuring Winesap, Peach and Cherry ciders from Blue Mountain Cider Co.
Monday, May 14th ~ It’s a Monday so we’ll be closed, but Ellen and Rick will be down the street for
Stone Brewing Co. Night at Ethan Stowell’s Ballard Pizza Co. presented by The Noble Fir
Wednesday, May 16th ~ 4pm
Snipes Mountain Sour Night. We'll have 5 Snipes taps pouring:
Sour Coyote (Dark English Mild), Darkstrong (Port barrel aged version), Sour Cherry Porter (Bourbon barrel), Dali's Garage (Spontaneously fermented and Bordeaux barrel aged), Sour Pumkin Death (Bourbon Barrel Aged) and Quinceanera, a blend of the above made exclusively for The Noble Fir.
Friday, May 18th ~ 4pm
Boulevard Brewing Night. We'll be pouring Singlewide IPA, Rye on Rye, Chocolate Ale, Tank #7 and Irish Red
Saturday, May 19th ~ 4pm
Maui Brewing Co. Hawaiian Night. La Perouse Belgian White, Double Overhead Double IPA, Father Damien Abbey Ale, Pukana La Golden Imperial Ale, Shipwrek’d Oatmeal Stout and CoCoNut PoRter all on tap!
Sunday, May 20th ~ 1pm ~ OFFICIAL SEATTLE BEER WEEK CLOSING PARTY!
It's Ellen's 40th Birthday, and she's getting her first tattoo that morning of the Cubs Walking Bear logo. Two Beers Brewing Co. is celebrating with Ellen and Rick at The Noble Fir by releasing a one-off batch of “Walking Bear” Imperial IPA and Ballard Pizza Co. will be delivering a special “Walking Bear” Pizza to The Noble Fir.
Monday May 21 and Tuesday May 22 ~ Closed for Recovery
Cinco de Mayo at The Noble Fir with Jalepeno Infused Evo IPA and Habanero Plum Infused Heart of Darkness from Two Beers Brewing Co.
Sunday, April 22nd ~ Earth Day
Thanks to Hales Ales, Schooner Exact and Two Beers for donating kegs ~ we'll donate all proceed from those sales to the Ceder River Watershed
Thursday, April 26th - Port Brewing/Lost Abbey Tap Night ~ It's going to be AMAZING!
Thursday, April 12th ~ Anchor Brewer's Night
Anchor Steam, Anchor Bock, Anchor Porter and Old Foghorn Barleywine
Thursday, March 29th ~ Strong Belgian Ale Night
North Coast Grand Cru ~ Deschutes Stoic ~ Double Mountain Goliathon
Thursday, March 22nd ~ New Belgim Lips of Faith
Trip IX Down Under ~ La Folie ~ Cocoa Mole
Thursday, March 15th ~ Russian River Night
Supplication ~ Collaboration Not Litigation ~ Pliny the Elder
Thursday, March 1 ~ Cascade Brewer's Night!
Bain de Brugge ~ Barrel Aged Crude Diesel ~ Frostkiller ~ Helga the Hammered ~ Noyeaux ~ Pater Project
Scarlet Fever ~ Saidon de la Maison ~ Saison Minuit ~ Saison Fume ~ Sang Noir ~ The Vine
Tuesday, February 21 ~ Celebrate Mardi Gras with Pliny the Younger!
Thursday, February 16 ~ Stone Brewing Progression Night
Sublimely Self-Righteous ~ Double Dry Hopped Ruination ~ Double Bastard
Thursday, February 2 ~ Dogfish Head Craft Brewery Night
120 Minute ~ Bitches Brew ~ Burton Baton ~ Chateau Jiahu ~ Hellhound ~ My Antonia ~ Pearl Jam 20 Faithful ~ Theobroma
Thursday, January 12 ~ Schooner Exact Progression Night
Hoppy The Woodsman ~ Imperial Porter ~ Burbon Barrel Aged Imperial Porter
The Abyss ~ New Year's Eve
Snowdrift Sunday - December 18th!
Snodrift Dry, Semi-Dry and Orchard Select ciders all on tap!
Thursday, December 15th - Ninkasi Brewer's Night
~ Imperiale Stout ~ Oak Aged Maiden the Shade ~ Helles Belles ~ Allies Win the War ~ Sleigh'r ~ Oatis
Thursday, December 8th - New Belgium Lips of Faith Series Progression Night
Prickly Pear Passion Fruit Saison ~ Vrieden Hibuscus Flower Sour ~ Clutch Brown Sour Stout
Thursday, December 1st - West Coast Sour Showdown!
We'll be tapping Temptation, Stoic and a 2008 Sour Cherry Porter!!
Friday, November 25th - LEFT COAST BREWING CO. Progression Night
Friday, November 18th - TIETON CIDER WORKS Progression Night
Come try three 13oz pours of local Tieton cider on tap!
Thursday, November 10th - HOPWORKS URBAN BREWERY Progression Night
Give Me Liberty American Bitter ~ Fest of Fury Marzen ~ Abominable Winter Ale
Wednesday, November 9th - LeTip Local Professionals Mixer - 6pm to 8pm
Bring your business cards and join local professionals for an evening of networking with delicious beverages!
Thursday, NOVEMBER 3rd - SNIPES MOUNTAIN BREWERY Progression Night
B.U.tiful IPA ~ Dark Matters CDA ~ Pumpkin Death Imperial Stout
Thursday, OCTOBER 27th - DESCHUTES BREWERY Progression Night
Try a 13oz pour of each of the Fresh Hop Oktoberfest, Fresh Hop Mirror Pond and Hop Trip for $15
(Fresh Hop Mirror Pond placed 2nd in our Fresh Hop Throwdown professional judging!)
Saturday, OCTOBER 15TH
FRESH HOP THROWDOWN - OREGON vs. WASHINGTON! We'll have 15 Fresh Hop on tap for you to compare!
Participating Washington Breweries:
Participating Oregon Breweries:
Thursday, OCTOBER 9TH
SILVER CITY BREWERY Progression Night - Try a 13 oz pour of each of the Ziggy Zoggy Lager, Oktoberfest and Winter Bock!
SOUR SUNDAY - SEPTEMBER 25TH
Russian River vs. Cascade
Come try 4 delicious sours on tap and decide your favorite - Supplication, Consecration, Cherry in the Rye and Bartti Date Bain Brown Sour
Friday, August 12th @ 5:30 pm
We're tapping Double Mountain's Rainier Kriek, and will be pouring 5 Double Mountain handles!
Boneyard Progression Event ~ RPM IPA, Armored Fist Imperial CDA and Notorious Imperial IPA
Sunday, July 31st @ 1pm
Finn River Farm and Cidery Keg Release Party - Try Finn River's first ever cider in kegs exclusively at The Noble Fir - We'll have Pear, Black Currant and Dry Hopped Apple
Thursday, July 21st
Harmon Brewer's Night - Meet brewer Jeff Carlson between 6pm - 9pm and enjoy delicious beers from Harmon Brewing Co.
Thursday, July 14th
Dogfish Head Craft Brewery Progression Event ~ Festina Peche, Hellhound IPA w/ Lemon and Sah'Tea w/ Black Chai and Juniper Berry
Thursday, July 7th
Boundary Bay Brewery Progression Event ~ Dunkels Bock, Highland Reserve Scotch Ale and Imperial IPA
Thursday, June 30th
Great Divide Brewing Co. Progression Event - Titan IPA, !7th Anniversary Double IPA and Chocolate Yeti
June 22 ~ Pints for Parks
We are tapping NINKASI CONSERVATION ALE ~ All profits benefit the McKenzie River Trust
FIRESTONE WALKER BREWING CO. PROGRESSION NIGHT - THURSDAY, JUNE 16
Come try a 13oz pour of each of Firestone's Double Barrel Pale Ale, Union Jack IPA and Double Jack Double IPA
PINTS FOR PARKS ~ EVERY WEDNESDAY 6:30 TO CLOSE
We'll donate $1 from every pint you buy to Washington Trails Association!
Seattle Beer Week ~ May 19 - May 29th
Friday May 20th ~ Flying Dog Brewery Progression Night
Sunday May 22nd ~ We'll tap the first ever kegs of Snowdrift Dry Cider!
Tuesday May 24th ~ Walking Man Brewery Progression Night - Three 13 oz pours of Somnomublator, Knuckle Dragger and Homo Erectus for 15 bucks!
Thursday May 26th ~ The Noble Fir's 1 Year Anniversary! All tap pours will be $3 all night! All Wine $ 5 all night!
Friday May 27th ~ Stone Brewing Co. Progression Night.
May 9th ~ Russian River Brewing Co. Sour Night
We'll tap Sanctification, Supplication and Consecration in progression
$30 for a flight of all 3 - this is a pre-sale, closed event, so get your reservation soon!
May 5th - Cinco de Mayo - We've got Jalepeno infused EVO IPA from Two Beers Brewing Co. - Joel will be here to talk about his beers
April 22nd ~ Earth Day ~ Celebrate with Organic Beers from Hopworks Urban Brewery. HUB donated a keg of Bonfire Session Ale so that we can donate all proceed from its sales to Washington Wilderness Coalition. Thanks HUB!
April 19th ~ 7:30 PM ~ Conservation Northwest Trivia Night
April 7th ~ Southern Tier "Progression Night" ~ Try a Progression Flight of 13 oz Pours with Brewer's Notes
Southern Tier IPA, Southern Tier 2X IPA, and Southern Tier Unearthly Triple IPA
March 24th ~ Bear Republic "Progression Night" ~ Try a Progression Flight of 13 oz Pours with Brewer's Notes
Ricardo's Red Rocket Ale, Hop Rod Rye Strong IPA and Ryevalry American-Belgo Double IPA
Cal Alumni Night - Tuesday April 26 - Happy Hour Prices for Cal Alumni all night!
Enjoy Fresh Louisiana Beer on Mardi Gras - Tuesday, March 8th
We're tapping Abita Brewing's "Andygator" Helles Doppelbock
"Pints for Parks" Every Wednesday from 6:30 - Close
The Noble Fir donates $1 from every pint to Seattle Parks
Currently, we're supporting The Nature Consortium's restoration efforts in the Duwamish Greenbelt
Pliny the Younger - March 3rd
Thursday, February 17th - Ninkasi Progression Night
Come try a progression of Ninkasi beers: Renewale Irish Red, Total Domination IPA and Tricerahops Double IPA
Tuesday, February 1
Join us for the Sierra Club fundraiser night
HUB Progression Event
Thursday, January 27th - Meet the Brewers from Hopworks Urban Brewery and enjoy a progression of IPAs
Christmas Eve - Old Ruffian Barley Wine from Great Divide Brewing
New Year's Eve at The Noble Fir with Pliney the Elder on tap!
Thursday, December 16th - Ballard Ave Pub Crawl
Get your Passport stamped for a chance to win prizes from Ballard merchants
Wednesday, November 17 - We've got Pliny the Elder again - tapping at 6:30pm!
GEORGETOWN ALUMNI CLUB - Election Results Party on November 2nd
WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 6TH - SIERRA CLUB HAPPY HOUR - 6:30pm - 10:30 pm
$1 for every Pint Purchased will be donated by The Noble Fir to the Cascade Chapter of the Sierra Club
The Mountaineers OUTDOORS FEST
Saturday September 18, 2010 - Noon to 6pm - Magnuson Park
Beer/Wine Garden sponsored by The Noble Fir featuring Two Beers Brewing Co.
Sunday September 12 - 8pm
Elliot Knapp CD release party - Happy Hour prices