HOPS, BEER and CIDER - TASTE and LEARN
AT PIKE BREWING COMPANY
Please join the Seattle Chapter for an exciting educational evening. Seattle Dame Kate Ruffing, CMP of Yakima Chief Hops will lead the evening discussion. Yakima Chief Hops is a 100% grower-owned network of family hop farms. Their mission is to connect family hop farms with the world's finest brewers.
Dame Rose Ann Finkel's Pike Brewing Company is a Seattle Icon and one of Yakima Chief Hops outstanding customers. Drew Gillespie, President and owner will teach us about the brewing process, lead us on a tour of the brewery, and guide our food and beverage pairing.
Rounding out our wonderful guest speakers is Andrew Byers, Cider Maker at Finnriver Farm and Cidery. The Finnriver Orchard is a 50 acre organic farm, which features 6,000+ organic heirloom and traditional cider apple trees. Andrew will share his enthusiasm about apple growing and cider making, whilst guiding us through a cider tasting.
A food pairing experience has been created by Executive Chef + Owner - Gary Marx and his culinary team and Drew. Additionally, Dame Rose Ann has provided us all with a beer on her!