The Pike Pub and Brewery has been nominated for the Best of Citysearch - Restaurants poll under the Organic Food category by the Citysearch Seattle Editorial Team.
Now it's up to you, our fans, to vote for your favorite!
We would appreciate your vote. PLEASE VOTE DAILY!
Polls close on September 10, 2008.
Click here to cast your ballot.
Please take a few minutes and fill out the Seattle Magazine Best of Ballot (link is below) and send the link to your friends and family. Your vote really does make a difference to the final outcome so please take a few minutes and have some fun.
Deadline is midnight September 15, 2008.
Winners will be featured in the December Best of 2008 issue!
Please submit your ballot by midnight, September 15, 2008.
|Pike Remembers Michael Jackson
March 27, 1942 - August 30, 2007
One man, more than any other, is responsible for the worldwide renaissance of craft beer and brewing.
It was from Michael Jackson's World Guide to Beer, published in 1977 that we learned about Porter, the foundation of the commercial brewing industry. At the time, there were no-top fermented Porters being brewed in England where the style was introduced. In the 18th century, it became immensely popular, first in London and later, throughout the British Isles; Porterhouses, pubs featuring steak and ale, now remembered only by a cut of beef, were fixtures in colonial America. When Michael Jackson's book was published the only porters available were bottom fermented lagers brewed in the US and Eastern Europe. Inspired by Michael, Charles Finkel approached the oldest brewery in Yorkshire to reintroduce a real "top fermented porter" in 1979. The Famous Taddy Porter was born. Michael, who was from Yorkshire, shared our pride and became a big porter supporter -- not only with Taddy, but as the style became popular, also in the fast growing craft brewing industry. Michael would have loved Pike Pro-Am Porter (please see Pike Press, July 2008
); it is now available in our pub and at a few select outlets in Washington State.
While August 30 is the first anniversary of Michael's death, Sunday, September 28 marks the anniversary of the simultaneous worldwide tribute to Michael. A memorial toast held last year in Pike's Microbrewery Museum, brought together beer lovers who gathered to remember Michael and to contribute to research in an effort to find a cure for Parkinson's disease, a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system that has been around for thousands of years. It was given a formal name after an early researcher, British physician James Parkinson. The underlying biochemical changes in the brain were identified in the 1950s by Nobel Prize winning Swedish scientist, Arvid Carlsson, whose L-dopa became the most widely used treatment. Who knows when the next great scientist will create a cure? What we do know is that it takes money to support the scientists. Because of your support, Pike was able to send a $1000 check to the Northwest Parkinson's Foundation in Michael's memory.
As a tribute Michael and all he gave back to the beer community, please join us in toasting his memory with Pike Pro-Am Porter. For every pint of Pike Pro-Am Porter sold that day, Pike will donate 100% of the proceeds to the Northwest Parkinson's Foundation. If you'd prefer a different tipple, just drop a donation in the dedicated growler on the bar. Let's see how many growlers we can fill! Please help Pike by contributing to the N.W. Parkinson's Foundation.
Please join us
Sunday, September 28 - ALL DAY
The Pike Pub
1415 1st Avenue
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RIVER VALLEY FARMS SAVOR SEATTLE TOURS
In the past ten days, Pike was mentioned in two different news articles, both in The Seattle Times. In case you missed them, please click on the links below to two very well-written stories; enjoyable reading that will delight any food/beer/wine lover.
Sunday, August 17, 2008 in an article written by Braiden Rex-Johnson featuring Julie Steil of River Valley Farms entitled,
|UPCOMING EVENTS - AUGUST 2008 |
| 16TH ANNUAL GREAT CANADIAN BEER FESTIVAL
SEPTEMBER 5 & 6, 2008
FRIDAY, SEPT 5 - 3:00 p.m.to 8:00 p.m.
SATURDAY, SEPT 6 - 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Royal Athletic Park - Victoria, British Columbia
VISIT PIKE BREWERY AT BOOTH 52 TO TASTE:
Pike IPA, Cask Conditioned
A powerful malt backbone that is balanced by an aromatic herbal hop character. Brewed with Pale, Crystal and Munich malts; Columbus, Willamette, Chinook and East Kent Goldings hops.
Kilt Lifter Scotch Ale
Layers of rich malt with a subtle smokiness. Like the finest Scotch whiskey brewed with Pale, Crystal Munich and peated malts; Magnum and East Kent Golding hops.
Naughty Nellie Golden Organic Ale
Golden colour. Crisp and refreshing with mild fruity esters and soft malt characters.
Pike XXXXX Extra Stout
Full bodied velvety malt texture; hints of chocolate, liquorice and espresso.
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 9
ATLAS STRINGBAND returns to THE PIKE PUB
to entertain you with their toe-tappin', knee-slappin' old time southern music.
Tom Collicott - guitar, vocals
David Parker - mandolin
Morgan John - banjo, vocals
Paul Tolo - fiddle
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 & 13, 2008
Friday, September 12, 4-10pm
Saturday, September 13, 1-10pm
Location: Pyramid Alehouse parking lot
1201 1st Ave. S.
Seattle, WA 98134
Day of admission includes a mug and 6 tokens
Advance tickets include a mug and 8 tokens
Happy hour: Friday, 4-6pm-2 bonus tokens
Designated driver admission is $5 and available at the gate only
6oz half mug tastes are one token each. 12oz full mug tastes are two tokens each.
Additional tokens are $1.50 each or bulk discounts also available.
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2008 - 6:00 pm
PIKE NIGHT AT THE PARKWAY TAVERN
313 North I Street
This Tacoma institution is a great bar specializing in local craft beers. Pike IPA was recently one of the featured beers at their IPA Fest. On September 17, Park Way Tavern will be having a "Pike Fest" and will pour every beer Pike has available on draft - there might even be some surprises!
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2008 - ALL DAY LONG
PIKE'S MEMORIAL TRIBUTE
TO MICHAEL JACKSON, the "Bard of Beer"
(SEE DETAILS IN PRECEDING ARTICLE)
LOOKING AHEAD TO OCTOBER
Great American Beer Festival Pro-Am Competition
Pro-Am beers are judged and will be awarded bronze, silver and gold medals at the GABF.
We're hoping Pike's Pro-Am Porter will be a winner!46,000+ Attendees
3 Days - 1,800 beers
Colorado Convention Center - Denver, CO
|You never know when you'll need to
pop a top! Always have your Pike bottle opener-key chain on hand.
FREE WITH COUPON
Please print this coupon and present it at The Pike Pub.
(Limit 1 Per Customer)
FINALIST ! BEST HAPPY HOUR, BEST SINGLES SPOT, BEST PLACE TO DINE WITH A LARGE GROUP, BEST PLACE TO DINE WITH KIDS, and