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Washington Beer : A Heady History of Evergreen State Brewing (Paperback) (Michael F. Rizzo)
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Brewing history touches every corner of Washington. When it was a territory, homesteader operations like Colville Brewery helped establish towns. In 1865, Joseph Meeker planted the state's first hops in Steilacoom. Within a few years, that modest crop became a five-hundred-acre empire, and Washington led the nation in hops production by the turn of the century. Enterprising pioneers like Emil Sick and City Brewery's Catherine Stahl galvanized early Pacific Northwest brewing. In 1982, Bert Grant's Yakima Brewing and Malting Company opened the first brewpub in the country since Prohibition. Soon, Seattle's Independent Ale Brewing Company led a statewide craft tap takeover, and today, nearly three hundred breweries and brewpubs call the Evergreen State home. Author Michael F. Rizzo unveils the epic story of brewing in Washington.
Number of Pages: 190
Genre: History, Cooking + Food + Wine, Business + Money Management
Sub-Genre: Industries / Manufactuing Industries, Beverages / Beer, USA / State + Local / Pacific Northwest
Series Title: American Palate
Publisher: Arcadia Pub
Author: Michael F. Rizzo
Street Date: May 30, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-19-2110
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