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Seattle Brewing: Craft, Culture, and History
Pike Place Market Atrium (Economy Building)
Seattle, WA
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Seattle Brewing: Craft, Culture, and History
Over the course of more than a century, Seattle brewers and their customers have created one of the nation's singular brewing cultures. A rich blend of resources shaped this story: the fragrant hops that grow in the surrounding region; a sense of identity rooted in geography and cuisine; and a brewing community that flourished via dedication to ideals of creativity and professional mentorship. As a result, Seattle changed the course of American brewing history while simultaneously writing its own story.

On December 8, the American Brewing History Initiative of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History comes to Pike Place Market to lead a discussion about Seattle's brewing history. Our conversation will explore the stories and history of craft brewing in the city with a farm-to-glass approach, featuring a multi-generational panel from perspectives of craft brewing, home brewing, and agriculture. How do contemporary brewers and growers incorporate a sense of history into their work? In their view, what distinguishes the brewing culture of the Pacific Northwest? What does it mean to be an artisan, or craft, producer today, and in the future? Come listen, contribute, taste, and enjoy.

Guest Speaker Panel:
Dick Cantwell, Brewer, co-founder of Elysian Brewing Co.
Charles and Rose Ann Finkel, founders of Pike Brewing Co.
Annie Johnson, Master Brewer-in-Residence, PicoBrew
Dave Green, President/CEO, Skagit Valley Malting

Panel moderator: Theresa McCulla, Ph.D. Historian, American Brewing History Initiative

Each ticket includes: Six tastes (4 oz.) from Old Stove Brewing Co., Pike Brewing and Annie Johnson, and a plate of heavy appetizers from Chef Traci Calderon of the Atrium Kitchen at Pike Place Market.

Food Menu:
Pacific Northwest Sliders: Brioche Rolls with Prosciutto, Beecher's Cheddar and Succulent's House made Apple Butter
Bacon Wrapped Shrimp Stuffed Jalapenos
Chef Traci's Beecher's Mac and Cheese
Uli's Sausage en Croute served with Kilt Lifter Beer & Apple Mostarda
Smoked Salmon Mousse Deviled Eggs
Bavarian Sausages Steamed in Old Stove Brewery Beer
Pike Place Chowder Mini Bowls with Bacon Garnish
The Confectional Cheesecakes

Plus: FREE PINT at Old Stove Happy Hour!
Start off your evening with Happy Hour at Old Stove's new tap room in the MarketFront (1901 Western Avenue) from 4-6 pm. Mix and mingle with the panelists, meet local brewers and soak in panoramic views of Elliott Bay before heading over to the Atrium for the main event. Show your ticket on your phone for a FREE PINT!


Pike Place Market Atrium (Economy Building) (View)
1433 First Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
United States


Food > Beer, Wine, Spirits

Minimum Age: 21
Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!


Owner: Pike Place Market
On BPT Since: Feb 29, 2012
Pike Place Market


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