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Dec 31 2020

Wild Profile: Yakima Chief Hops

Wild Profile: Yakima Chief Hops

  Yakima Chief Hops is a 100% grower-owned network of family hop farms. Since 1869, they’ve been known for quality hops with an ever-growing vision towards sustainability. Situated in “Hop Country, USA,” or the Yakima Valley as you may know it, YCH is uniquely positioned to establish strong relationships between the growers who supply their super-premium hops and their innovative brewing customers who make the […]

Dec 29 2020

Big Time Brewery Releases Upstream IPA in Support of Brewshed Alliance

Posted on Dec 29, 2020 in Brewshed, Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Big Time Brewery Releases Upstream IPA in Support of Brewshed Alliance

We’re excited to share that after a short delay, Upstream IPA, our benefit beer with Big Time Brewery, was released last week! We marked the occasion with a virtual tasting event on December 22, hosted by Kendall Jones of the Washington Beer Blog. Kendall spoke with Big Time brothers Rick and Roy — owner and head […]

Dec 7 2020

Bale Breaker Brewshed IPA Raises Important Funds for Washington Wild

Posted on Dec 7, 2020 in Brewshed, Conservation News
Bale Breaker Brewshed IPA Raises Important Funds for Washington Wild

For the 2nd year in a row, Brewshed IPA — a collaboration beer between Bale Breaker Brewing Company and Washington Wild — helped raise important funds for wildlands and waterway protection in our great state. The 2020 limited edition can, which was sold in PCC markets and at Bale Breaker’s taproom, brought in $2,500 to […]

Dec 7 2020

Holy Mountain Brewing Joins Brewshed® Alliance

Posted on Dec 7, 2020 in Brewshed, Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Holy Mountain Brewing Joins Brewshed® Alliance

We are pleased to welcome the newest member to our Brewshed®Alliance, Holy Mountain Brewing! Washington Wild founded the Brewshed Alliance to connect the brewing industry and conservation industry in our shared interest of protecting and restoring wild lands and water sheds. So, what does protecting Washington’s water mean to Holy Mountain? “From the delicate ecosystems […]

Nov 10 2020

Washington Wild Visits Big Time Brewery for Collaboration Beer Brewday

Posted on Nov 10, 2020 in Brewshed, Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Washington Wild Visits Big Time Brewery for Collaboration Beer Brewday

Washington Wild recently had the pleasure of visiting Brewshed® Alliance partner Big Time Brewery for a behind-the-scenes look at our upcoming collaboration beer, Upstream IPA. We had a great time visiting this historic spot, learning the ins-and-outs of the brewing process, and lending a hand—from mashing in to mashing out! We’ve named our collaboration beer […]

Oct 14 2020

Bale Breaker Brewing Company Releases Brewshed IPA in Support of Washington Wild’s Brewshed Alliance

Posted on Oct 14, 2020 in Brewshed, Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Bale Breaker Brewing Company Releases Brewshed IPA in Support of Washington Wild’s Brewshed Alliance

  Bale Breaker Brewing Company’s beloved Brewshed IPA returns this week! You can find the limited 2nd annual release at their taproom in Yakima starting tomorrow and on shelves in PCC Markets by the end of next week.  Bale Breaker joined the Brewshed Alliance in 2018. Their commitment to sustainability is a perfect fit for the Alliance. The Brewshed IPA is made with Salmon-Safe® ingredients and brewed with locally grown and malted barley and […]

May 13 2020

Virtual Happy Hour: Celebrating a Big Win for Salmon Protections

Posted on May 13, 2020 in Brewshed, Conservation News, WA Wild Blog
Virtual Happy Hour: Celebrating a Big Win for Salmon Protections

On March 18, 2020, Governor Jay Inslee signed legislation that would ban the harmful practice of motorized suction dredge mining in stream segments designated as critical habitat for salmon, bull trout, and steelhead in Washington State. This was a hard-fought and long-awaited victory for protecting the billion-dollar investment in salmon recovery from federal and local […]

May 7 2020

Wild Profile: Bale Breaker Brewing Company

Wild Profile: Bale Breaker Brewing Company

Crafting fresh-off-the-farm brews from the middle of a hop field, Bale Breaker Brewing Company is a family-owned brewery located in the Yakima Valley. Backed by four generations of hop farming experience, Bale Breaker started in 2013, and has since become the fourth largest independent craft brewery in Washington.  As they have grown over the years, so have their sustainability practices […]

Apr 22 2020

Earth Week Virtual Happy Hour: Methow Valley Headwaters and LWCF

Posted on Apr 22, 2020 in Brewshed, Conservation News, Mining, WA Wild Blog
Earth Week Virtual Happy Hour: Methow Valley Headwaters and LWCF

Wherever you are today, however you celebrate, we hope you have a happy Earth Day 2020! Five decades have passed since the first Earth Day was held across the United States. While there is much more work to do for a happier and healthier earth, we are excited to celebrate how far we have come with you! […]

Apr 21 2020

Earth Week Virtual Happy Hour: Protecting the Skagit Headwaters

Earth Week Virtual Happy Hour: Protecting the Skagit Headwaters

Our second virtual Happy Hour was a success! We had a lot of return attendees but just as many newcomers. We got an update from Randy at Hellbent Brewing on how folks can support their business right now. We were also joined by Amy Trainer, the Environmental Policy Director with the Swinomish Tribe. Washington Wild […]